Connected Partnership Consultants Framework

Connected Partnership Consultants Framework

Connected focuses primarily on newbuild accommodation for private sale, shared ownership, and affordable rent through both Connected-led schemes and Section 106 schemes.

United Kingdom-London: Architectural and related services

2015/S 134-248028

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Octavia Housing Ltd (on behalf of Connected)
Octavia Housing, Emily House, 202-208 Kensal Rd
Contact point(s): Procurement and Supply Chain Management
For the attention of: Cora Marler
W10 5BN London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070619000
E-mail: cora.marler@sweettgroup.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.octaviahousing.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.octaviahousing.org.uk

Electronic access to information: www.mytenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.mytenders.org

Further information can be obtained from: Sweett Group Ltd
60 Gray’s Inn Road
Contact point(s): Procurement and Supply Chain Management
For the attention of: Cora Marler
WC1X 8AQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070619000
Internet address: http://www.sweettgroup.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Sweett Group Ltd
60 Gray’s Inn Road
Contact point(s): Procurement and Supply Chain Management
For the attention of: Cora Marler
WC1X 8AQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070619000
Internet address: http://www.sweettgroup.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Sweett Group Ltd
60 Gray’s Inn Road
Contact point(s): Procurement and Supply Chain Management
For the attention of: Cora Marler
WC1X 8AQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070619000
Internet address: http://www.sweettgroup.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

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:

Connected — Consultants Framework.

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: London.

NUTS code UKI

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: 20

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Connected Partnership is a leading consortium of Registered Providers (RPs) working predominantly in North and West London and the northern home counties. Connected focuses primarily on newbuild accommodation for private sale, shared ownership, and affordable rent through both Connected-led schemes and Section 106 schemes. It also produces care schemes and some community, retail and commercial buildings.
Connected comprises Octavia Housing (as Lead RP), Shepherds Bush Housing Association and Origin Housing Limited. Established in 2005 to meet the new challenges of developing affordable housing in the south east of England, Connected is now looking to set up its third OJEU Framework to continue its significant development programme of over 100 000 000 GBP in this new Framework period, adding to its existing portfolio of 13 000 homes. Connected produces new homes using a variety of procurement routes, including works contracts, Development Agreements and through Joint Ventures. Connected are in receipt of grant under the GLA and HCA Consortium Agreements 2015 — 2018. Connected meets the standards required under the London Housing Design Guide and/or the HCA Design Quality Standards and further enhances these standards where possible.
Connected is looking for a team of Employers Agents and Architects that can work collaboratively to deliver quality schemes that meet its long-term objectives. Connected aims to:
— Deliver programmes that achieve high levels of customer satisfaction and use customer feedback to improve how projects and services are delivered year on year.
— Develop strategic partnerships with consultants to further increase partnership and collaborative working and deliver continuous improvement.
— Evidence value for money in procurement and during the life of a project.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the my-Tenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=152949

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71210000, 71221000, 71240000, 72224000, 71541000, 71324000, 71220000

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:

Connected comprises Octavia Housing (as Lead RP), Shepherds Bush Housing Association and Origin Housing Limited. Established in 2005 to meet the new challenges of developing affordable housing in the south east of England, Connected is now looking to set up its third OJEU Framework to continue its significant development programme of over 100 000 000 GBP in this new Framework period (4 years), adding to its existing portfolio of 13 000 homes.

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: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Architects (including Principal Designer)

1)Short description

Architects are able to support the areas described and meet the minimum requirements and expectations set out in the PQQ and Invitation to Tender. The architect will be required to carry out the role of principal designer when appointed as an architect.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71210000, 71221000, 71240000

3)Quantity or scope

Connected is looking for a team of Architects (ten partners) that can work collaboratively to deliver quality schemes that meet its long-term objectives. Connected aims to:
— Deliver programmes that achieve high levels of customer satisfaction and use customer feedback to improve how projects and services are delivered year on year.
— Develop strategic partnerships with consultants and contractors to further increase partnership and collaborative working and deliver continuous improvement.
— Evidence value for money in procurement and during the life of a project.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Employers Agent (Including Project Management and Quantity Surveying)

1)Short description

Employers Agent Services able to support the areas described and meet the minimum requirements and expectations set out in the PQQ and Invitation to Tender. This should include the following services:
— Quantity Surveying,
— Project Management.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000, 71541000, 71324000

3)Quantity or scope

Connected is looking for a team of Employers Agents (10 partners) that can work collaboratively to deliver quality schemes that meet its long-term objectives. Connected aims to:
— Deliver programmes that achieve high levels of customer satisfaction and use customer feedback to improve how projects and services are delivered year on year.
— Develop strategic partnerships with consultants and contractors to further increase partnership and collaborative working and deliver continuous improvement.
— Evidence value for money in procurement and during the life of a 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:

A performance bond or guarantee may be required. Appropriate levels of insurance will also be required. Further information will be provided within the PQQ and tender documentation.

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

Instalment Payments. This form of financing is payment to a contractor of a fixed number or equal interim financing payments prior to delivery and acceptance of a contract item.
All financing conditions and payment arrangements will be set out in the PQQ and tender documentation.

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

No legal form is required. If the candidate is a joint venture or consortium, the Contracting Authority shall require members to accept joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Regulation 58 contains mandatory and discretionary criteria. All mandatory conditions and pass/fail criteria for selection at the pre-qualification stage will be set out in the PQQ. The discretionary criteria will also be outlined in the PQQ. The authority will review this information alongside any discretionary criteria prior to the award of the contract.
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.
Further information will be provided in the PQQ and Tender documentation generally.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates may be subject to an independent financial check. Further information will be provided in the PQQ and Tender documentation generally.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Further information will be provided in the PQQ and Tender documentation generally.
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: Applicants will be shortlisted based on the criteria set out in the PQQ and accompanying 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:

SG/111161
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

10.8.2015 – 12:00

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

28.8.2015

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 authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement process at any stage. The authority does not accept liability for any cost incurred in the PQQ and tender stage.
(MT Ref:152949).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Octavia Housing Ltd (on behalf of Connected)
Octavia Housing, Emily House, 202-208 Kensal Road
W10 5BN London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Candidates are referred to the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10.7.2015

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