Civil Engineering Tender – Roads and Bridges

Civil Engineering Tender – Roads and Bridges

Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside Lead Consultancy – Multi Disciplinary Services, Roads and Bridges.

United Kingdom-Paisley: Civil engineering consultancy services

2015/S 096-174253

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Renfrewshire Council
Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street
Contact point(s): City Deal Project Team
For the attention of: Sharon Griffin
PA1 1JB Paisley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1416187026
E-mail: sharon.griffin@renfrewshire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.renfrewshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00400

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

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside Lead Consultancy – Multi Disciplinary Services, Roads and Bridges.

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

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various locations within Renfrewshire and the wider Clyde Valley boundary.

NUTS code UKM35

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

Renfrewshire Council intends to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced organisation to provide consultancy services in relation to Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside — one of the Council’s City Deal projects.
This requirement is for multi disciplinary services relating to roads and bridges including but not limited to project inception, option generation/appraisal, design and statutory procedure, assistance in the procurement and supervision of contractors.
Full details of the scope will be included within the Invitation to Tender.
Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code Project code 3788 PQQ code 1224 under PQQs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the dropdown. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the PQQ it will move to your My PQQs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71311000, 73220000

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: no

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:

Scope of services required will be provided included within the Pre Qualification Questionnaire with full and detailed scope of services included within the Invitation to Tender.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 000 000 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: 84 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Any requirement will be detailed within the Invitation to Tender.

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

Payment mechanism will be detailed within the Invitation to Tender. Payment terms will be 30 days from the date of correct and accurate invoices.
All pricing within the tender must be in sterling (GBP) and all payments will be made in the same.

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

Please refer to Pre Qualification Documentation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the Invitation to Tender.
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
PQQ submissions must be sufficiently complete to enable a full and detailed evaluation of all components.
All candidates will be required to evidence the undernoted insurance requirements, any candidate unable to evidence the levels required must state commitment to obtaining limits prior to the award of contract.
Employers Liability 5 000 000 GBP
Professional Indemnity 5 000 000 GBP
Public Liability 5 000 000 GBP
Statutory third party motor vehicle cover in accordance with the provision of the current Road Traffic Act 1988 (as amended)
PQQ submissions must be sufficiently complete to enable a full and detailed evaluation of all components.
Candidate must evidence a minimum annual turnover of 6 000 000 GBP
Candidates risk of business failure will be assessed by way of risk report provided independently by Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) candidates should evidence a minimum D&B failure score of 20 or above. It is recommended that candidates review their own D&B Failure Score in advance of PQQ submissions if, following this review, candidates consider that the D&B Failure Score does not reflect their current financial status; Candidates should follow instructions contained within the PQQ.
Suitable Health & Safety policies & practices.
Any other condition contained within the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
As detailed in the documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract.
(2) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 3 years, detailing the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; the consideration received; the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the services were provided.
(3) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities.
(4) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
All information required will be included within the documentation.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

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 number of operators: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Bidders will be assessed on a PASS/FAIL criteria for all elements included within the qualification section of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
Bidders will thereafter be assessed against the undernoted technical elements.
Competence 30 %
Experience 40 %
Capacity 20 %
Customer Focus 10 %
A minimum pass threshold of 40 % in relation to the Technical section will be enforced. Only those Bidders who pass all elements within the Qualification Envelope and thereafter achieve an overall score of above 40 % within the Technical Envelope will be considered.
It is envisaged that the top scoring 6 capable and eligible Bidders will be invited to submit an
Invitation to Tender. Where less than 6 capable and eligible Bidders meet the minimum criteria, as detailed above, and provided the Council is satisfied that there is sufficient competition to deliver best value, all Bidders meeting the minimum criteria will be taken forward to the ITT stage of the tender process.
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:

RC1505_3788 PQQ-1244

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 59-103780 of 25.3.2015

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

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

15.6.2015 – 12:00

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

1.7.2015

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

The PQQ is available for download at www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

The project number is 3788 and the PQQ number is 1224
Under the terms of this contract the successful consultant will be required to offer/deliver Community Benefits. Full details of this requirement will be provided within the Invitation to Tender.
Under the terms of this contract the successful consultant may be required to advertise sub consulting opportunities through the Public Contracts Scotland portal. Full details of this requirement will be provided within the Invitation to Tender.
Bidders should note that the anticipated contract duration is contained within this notice however the actual duration will be dependent on the indicative programme contained within the tender documents.
(SC Ref:398414).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2006/1) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15.5.2015

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