Cornwall Council Construction Framework

Cornwall Council Construction Framework

Cornwall Council is seeking to appoint contractors to a Framework Agreement consisting of 7 Lots that will be used to undertake capital construction and M&E works and services.

United Kingdom-Truro: Construction work

2017/S 109-220170

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cornwall Council
New County Hall, Treyew Road
For the attention of: Steve Murley
TR1 3AY Truro
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1872323057
E-mail: smurley@cornwall.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.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:

Cornwall Council Construction 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

NUTS code UKK

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: 7

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 7 000 and 800 000 000 GBP

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

Cornwall Council is seeking to appoint contractors to a Framework Agreement consisting of 7 Lots that will be used to undertake capital construction and M&E works and services. The term of the Framework Agreement is intended to be for 4 years, commencing in November 2017. The objective of this procurement process is to appoint construction contractors to the Framework that are capable, under NEC3 forms of contract, of carrying out works (and associated services) to real estate, land and structures (whether man made or natural) and including works in the marine and fluvial environments. Projects called off under this framework may consist of design and construction works, including; new build, refurbishment, improvement, demolition, extension, renovation, strengthening or other works of a similar nature. Tenderers appointed to the Framework may be asked to provide works and services to all departments and wholly owned companies of the Council and potentially to other public sector bodies (“Other Organisations”) in Cornwall. Tenderers appointed to Lots 1, 2 and 7 may be asked to provide works and services to other public sector bodies (“Other Organisations”) across the geographical area of the south west of England as described in the OJEU Contract Notice and Schedule 12 of the Framework Agreement. A Tenderer may tender for and be awarded multiple Lots but only in the combinations described within this OJEU Notice and the associated ITT The Framework Agreement will be divided into the following seven Lots: Lot 1 – Construction Contracts – Employer’s or Contractor’s design – with a contract value of more than 2 000 000 GBP; Lot 2 – M&E Contracts – Employer’s or Contractor’s Design – with no value threshold; Lot 3 – West Cornwall – Construction Contracts – Employer’s design (with or without Contractor design portions) – with a contract value equal to or less than 2 000 000 GBP; Lot 4 – Mid Cornwall – Construction Contracts – Employer’s design (with or without Contractor design portions) with a contract value equal to or less than 2 000 000 GBP; Lot 5 – East Cornwall – Construction Contracts – Employer’s design (with or without Contractor design portions) with a contract value equal to or less than 2 000 000 GBP; Lot 6 – Housing Construction Contracts – Employer’s design (with or without Contractor design portions) – with a contract value equal to or less than 2 000 000 GBP; and Lot 7 – Housing Construction Contracts – Employer’s or Contractor’s design – with a contract value of more than 2 000 000 GBP.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 71000000

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 7 000 and 800 000 000 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: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1 — Construction Contracts — Employer’s or Contractor’s design — with a contract value of more than 2 000 000 GBP

1)Short description

As described in ITT and associated documents.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 and 250 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

If a Tenderer submits a Tender for Lot 1, that Tenderer may only submit a further Tender for Lot 7.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2 — M&E Contracts — Employer’s or Contractor’s Design — with no value threshold

1)Short description

As described in ITT and associated documents.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 and 50 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

If a Tenderer submits a Tender for Lot 2, that Tenderer may not submit a bid for any other Lot.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Lot 3 — West Cornwall — Construction Contracts — Employer’s design (with or without Contractor design portions) — with a contract value equal to or less than 2 000 000 GBP

1)Short description

As described in ITT and associated documents.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 and 100 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Lots 3, 4 and 5 are mutually exclusive and a Tenderer may only submit a bid for one of these Lots.
The Tenderer must decide which of Lot 3, 4 or 5 to bid for and make this clear on their returned documentation.
If a Tenderer submits a Tender for Lot 3, 4 or 5 that Tenderer may only submit a further Tender for Lot 6.

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Lot 4 — Mid Cornwall — Construction Contracts — Employer’s design (with or without Contractor design portions) — with a contract value equal to or less than 2 000 000 GBP

1)Short description

As described in ITT and associated documents.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 and 100 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Lots 3, 4 and 5 are mutually exclusive and a Tenderer may only submit a bid for one of these Lots.
The Tenderer must decide which of Lot 3, 4 or 5 to bid for and make this clear on their returned documentation.
If a Tenderer submits a Tender for Lot 3, 4 or 5 that Tenderer may only submit a further Tender for Lot 6.

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Lot 5 — East Cornwall — Construction Contracts — Employer’s design (with or without Contractor design portions) — with a contract value equal to or less than 2 000 000 GBP

1)Short description

As described in ITT and associated documents.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 and 100 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Lots 3, 4 and 5 are mutually exclusive and a Tenderer may only submit a bid for one of these Lots.
The Tenderer must decide which of Lot 3, 4 or 5 to bid for and make this clear on their returned documentation.
If a Tenderer submits a Tender for Lot 3, 4 or 5 that Tenderer may only submit a further Tender for Lot 6.

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Lot 6 — Housing Construction Contracts — Employer’s design (with or without Contractor design portions) — with a contract value equal to or less than 2 000 000 GBP

1)Short description

As described in ITT and associated documents.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 and 100 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

If a Tenderer submits a Tender for Lot 6 they may, if they wish, submit a bid for one only of Lots 3,4 or 5.
To be clear Lots 3,4 and 5 are mutually exclusive and Tenderers may only submit a bid for one of these Lots.

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Lot 7 — Housing Construction Contracts — Employer’s or Contractor’s design — with a contract value of more than 2 000 000 GBP

1)Short description

As described in ITT and associated documents.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 and 100 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

If a Tenderer submits a Tender for Lot 7, that Tenderer may only submit a further Tender for Lot 1.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

No deposits will be required but Cornwall Council reserves the right to require guarantees, bonds, and / or any other form of appropriate security.
As described in ITT and associated documents.

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

As described in ITT and associated documents.

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

Cornwall Council will accept tenders from individual undertakings or consortia. A consortium bid may be acceptable but Cornwall Council reserves the right to require a single/lead contractor to take primary liability, to require that a special purpose vehicle be formed or to require that each member of a consortium is jointly and severally liable for all the obligations in the contract.
As described in ITT and associated documents.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As described in ITT and associated documents.
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: As described in ITT and associated documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As described in ITT and associated documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As described in ITT and associated documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As described in ITT and associated documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As described in ITT and associated documents.
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 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: SSQ with standard questions and Council specific financial questions as described in PQQ and associated documents.
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:

2016.ICB023

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

no
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

11.7.2017 – 15:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): This Framework is for future projects and while these cannot be specified at this stage it is assumed that some of these could be delivered via European Union funds and so this should be acknowledged.

VI.3)Additional information

The Framework Agreements and any call-off contract entered into a result of this contract notice will be subject to English law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
The Authority reserves the right not to enter into any contract as a result of this contract notice and to vary or change or not proceed with this competition at any stage of the procurement process.
The Authority shall not be responsible for any costs incurred by any potential bidder responding to this contract notice.
Please refer to the procurement documentation for important notices in respect of commercially sensitive information and the application of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Potential bidders awarded a place on the Framework Agreements as a result of this procurement process will be required to deliver works and services for the Authority and Other Organisations or their statutory successors and assigns.
The Authority expects that during the term of the Framework Agreements certain elements of the arrangements may be modified. Any such modification(s) (each a ‘Modification’) shall be strictly in accordance with Regulation 72 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and shall be effected in accordance with the change procedure set out in the conditions of the Framework Agreements.
The Authority’s lotting/bidding requirements are as follows:
1. A tenderer can submit a bid for any one Lot without bidding for any other Lot;
2. if a Tenderer submits a Tender for Lot 1, that Tenderer may only submit a further Tender for Lot 7;
3. if a Tenderer submits a Tender for Lot 2, that Tenderer may not submit a Tender for any other Lot;
4. Lots 3, 4 and 5 are mutually exclusive and a Tenderer may only submit a Tender for one of these Lots and consequently a Tenderer can only be awarded one of these Lots. The Tenderer must decide which of Lots 3, 4 or 5 to tender for and make this clear on their Tender; and
5. if a Tenderer submits a Tender for either of Lots 3, 4 or 5 that Tenderer may only submit a further Tender for Lot 6.
Each potential bidder should note that if it is awarded a place or places on any of the Framework Agreements, its appointment shall not be construed or implied as giving any framework contractor exclusivity in respect of the contracts (covered by this procurement process) to be let by the Authority.
Subject to the express written consent of Cornwall Council and subject to entering into an Access Agreement with Cornwall Council, the following organisations will be permitted to procure Works and Services under the Framework Agreement:
All departments of The Cornwall Council and its arm’s length company organisations, in such form as they currently exist or may exist in the future.
— Other local government and public sector bodies (as listed below) as well as facilitating agencies or sub-users acting with or on behalf of the permitted class of public sector users stated below.
— Notwithstanding the list of permissible users set out below, members from the following specific classes of organisations within the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Avon and Gloucestershire:
— Parish, Town and City Councils,
— County Councils,
— Unitary Authorities,
— District Councils,
— Schools (all publicly funded irrespective of status),
— Housing Associations / Housing Management Organisations,
— Police Authorities,
— Organisations within the National Health Service,
— Tertiary Colleges,
— Further and Higher Education Establishments.
The following organisations within Cornwall Council’s administrative area (or their statutory successors and/or successors in title):
— Local Authority Schools,
— Foundation Schools,
— Academy Schools,
— Special Schools,
— Nursery Schools,
— PFI Schools,
— Schools with ‘Trust Status’,
— Short Stay Schools,
— Children Centres,
— Cormac (Neighbourhood Services),
— Job Centre Plus,
— Citizens Advice,
— Housing Landlord Services,
— Cornwall Council’s Youth Services,
— Children Centres,
— Adult Education Facilities,
— Harbour and Fisheries,
— Cornwall (Newquay) Airport,
— Cornwall Development Company,
— CPR Regeneration Company,
— Tempus Leisure,
— Cornwall Housing,
— Cornwall Economic Development Company,
— Tate St Ives,
— Hall for Cornwall,
— Careers South West,
— Strategic Partnership for Support Services,
— Cormac Solutions.
— The following list of public sector organisations (or their statutory successors and/or successors in title):
— Bristol City Council,
— East Devon District Council,
— Exeter City Council,
— Mid Devon District Council,
— North Devon District Council,
— Plymouth City Council,
— South Hams District Council,
— Teignbridge District Council,
— Torbay Council,
— Torridge District Council,
— West Devon Borough Council,
— Borough of Poole,
— Bournemouth Borough Council,
— Christchurch Borough Council,
— East Dorset District Council,
— North Dorset District Council,
— Purbeck District Council,
— West Dorset District Council,
— Weymouth and Portland Borough Council,
— Cheltenham Borough Council,
— Cotswold District Council,
— Forest of Dean District Council,
— Gloucester City Council,
— South Gloucestershire Council,
— Stroud District Council,
— Tewkesbury Borough Council,
— Isle of Scilly Council,
— Bath and North East Somerset Council,
— Mendip District Council,
— North Somerset District Council,
— Sedgemoor District Council,
— Somerset County Council,
— South Somerset District Council,
— Taunton Deane District Council,
— West Somerset District Council,
— Swindon Borough Council,
— Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust,
— Devon and Cornwall Police Authority,
— Met Office.
More information available in ITT and associated documents.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Cornwall Council
Cornwall Council Commercial Services, 2nd Floor, West Wing, New County Hall, Treyew Road
TR1 3AY Truro
United Kingdom
E-mail: smurley@cornwall.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1872323057
Internet address: www.cormwall.go.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

7.6.2017

 

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