Civil Engineering Contractor Services Framework

Civil Engineering Contractor Services Framework

Scottish Canals wants to appoint 3-5 principal providers to work in partnership with us to deliver contractor services across a range of Civil Engineering disciplines across the whole Scottish Canals Network.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

2015/S 059-102990

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Scottish Canals
Canal House, 1 Applecross Street
For the attention of: Angela Cahill
G4 9SP Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413547506
Fax: +44 1413311688

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.scottishcanals.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA13122

Electronic access to information: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Scottish Canals
Canal House, 1 Applecross Street
G4 9SP Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413547506
Fax: +44 1413311688
Internet address: www.scottishcanals.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Scottish Canals
Canal House, 1 Applecross Street
G4 9SP Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413547506
Fax: +44 1413311688
Internet address: www.scottishcanals.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Scottish Canals
Canal House, 1 Applecross Street
For the attention of: Angela Cahill
G4 9SP Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413547506
Fax: +44 1413311688
Internet address: www.scottishcanals.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: Custodians of Inland Waterways, Reservoirs and Canal Infrastructure

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Contractor Services Framework.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scotland wide.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: Scottish Canals is named under the utilities Regulations the main element of this framework is to ensure the canal infrastructure is maintained.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 25 000 000 and 35 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Scottish Canals wants to appoint 3-5 principal providers to work in partnership with us to deliver contractor services across a range of Civil Engineering disciplines across the whole Scottish Canals Network, including mini tenders for larger/complex projects.
The Canal Network is across 3 geographical areas namely, Lowlands, Crinan and Highlands as detailed below.
Lowlands covers the Forth and Clyde, Helix, Union and Monkland Canal Networks Crinan covers the Crinan Canal in Argyll Highlands covers the Caledonian Canal from Inverness to Fort William.
It is anticipated that the works will be mainly concerned with the canal networks civil engineering structures — bridges, culverts, retaining walls, reservoirs, tow-paths, buildings, embankments and cuttings.
The value of the contract over the full 5 year term is anticipated to be 25 000 000 GBP-35 000 000 GBP.
The projects within SC vary in value and risk but typically fall into the 3 areas below:
a. Low Value/Risk — project examples: bank protection, minor structure repairs (masonry works/pointing), ditching works, small scale tow-path upgrades, fencing etc.
Value range 10 000-70 000 GBP.
b. Medium Value/Risk — project examples: service diversions, structure renovations, jetties/moorings, minor embankment leak repairs or canal relining works, works requiring significant temp works (damming/dewatering/scaffolding, traffic diversions etc.), new builds, minor reservoir works, etc.
Value range 50 000 000-300 000 GBP.
c. High Value/Risk — project examples: major renovation projects, major reservoir works, innovational/commercial schemes (Paddlesports/Hydro schemes/water play parks etc.) etc.
Value range 250 000-1 000 000 GBP.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=342323

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45200000, 45220000, 50514200, 45113000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 25 000 000 and 35 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Medium Value/Risk

1)Short description

Project examples: service diversions, structure renovations, jetties/moorings, minor embankment leak repairs or canal relining works, works requiring significant temp works (damming/dewatering/scaffolding, traffic diversions etc.), new builds, minor reservoir works, etc.
May be further split by geography.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45113000

3)Quantity or scope

Value range 50 000-300 000 GBP per project.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Low value/low risk

1)Short description

Project examples: bank protection, minor structure repairs (masonry works/pointing), ditching works, small scale tow-path upgrades, fencing etc.
May be further split by geography.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45113000

3)Quantity or scope

Value range of projects 10 000-70 000 GBP.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: High Value/Risk

1)Short description

Project examples: major renovation projects, major reservoir works, innovational/commercial schemes (Paddlesports/Hydro schemes/water play parks etc.) etc.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45220000, 45200000, 50514200

3)Quantity or scope

Value range 250 000-1 000 000 GBP per project.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As stated in the Tender documentation.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As stated in the Tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All conditions within the PQQ; Tender and associated documentation must be met.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All conditions stated in the PQQ/Tender documentation packs must be met.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All conditions within the PQQ and Tender package and associated documentation must be met.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: A range of contractors who can provide the full scope of services across the geography and the scale of projects. Full criteria within the PQQ documentation.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

P15-0002
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 20.4.2015

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

20.4.2015 – 13:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

22.6.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref: 342323).
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
Information on specific community benefits will be documented within the Tender package.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

ICE Arbitration Procedure
Applecross Street
G4 9SP Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Information contained within the Tender package.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20.3.2015

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