Development Consultant Framework East Midlands

Development Consultant Framework East Midlands

Emh group seek to engage with a framework of consultants with expertise in the following categories to carry out services in connection with new build social housing projects and other development opportunities across the East Midlands region.

United Kingdom-Coalville: Architectural, engineering and planning services

2016/S 192-346392

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

East Midlands Housing Group
Memorial House Stenson Rd Whitwick Business Park Coalville, Leicestershire
Contact point(s): East Midlands Housing Group
For the attention of: Bob Crabb
LE67 4JP Coalville
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1530278190
Fax: +44 1530276006

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

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

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: yes

None specified
United Kingdom

Section II: Object of the contract


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

Development Consultant Framework.

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

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


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: 4

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 1 500 000 and 2 000 000 GBP

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

Emh group seek to engage with a framework of consultants with expertise in the following categories to carry out services in connection with new build social housing projects and other development opportunities across the East Midlands region.
— Project manager.
— Employers Agent.
— QS/ Cost Consultant.
— Building Surveyor.
— Clerk Of Works.
— Principle designer / Client Advisor.
— Sustainability Consultant.
— Party Wall Surveyor.
Note — Architect services are not part of this requirement.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71240000, 71242000, 71244000, 71246000, 71247000, 71248000, 71313420, 71324000, 71326000

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

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


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:

Dependent of the scale/complexity of development project a combination of the services listed above may be required.
Based on current available information, emh group anticipate a build programme of circa 300-350 units over a 4 year framework.
This framework replaces one previously advertised in August 2012 and awarded from February 2013 to 5 consultants. Spend through that framework during that period has been circa 2 000 000 GBP
It is proposed that the new framework will be awarded to 4 consultants.
Successful framework partners will be able to provide any of the services outlined (or a combination of) for emh group. It is also anticipated that emh homes maintenance departments could utilise this framework for a variety of surveying services.
It’s essential that framework partners have considerable experience and knowledge working on new build social housing projects and understand the mechanism of how our business operates in relation to funding, documentation requirements and timescales.
The framework will be awarded under PCR 2015 regulations and last for 4 years
The Framework Agreement will be a format in line with Crown Commercial Service guidelines.
The value of the framework to individual framework partners may vary and carries no guarantee of business.
Individual projects will be awarded through the tender value for money criteria and added value considerations
on a scheme by scheme basis. Mini-competitions may also be used to award works if timescales allow.
The framework will be made available for use to organisations similar in requirements to emh group.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 500 000 and 2 000 000 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)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

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

Payment of completed services by BACS in 30 days
Invoices submitted electronically (PDF).

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

Legal entity only.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Framework format will meet the guidance of the Crown Commercial Service.
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: Corporate membership of professional bodies relating to the services listed above
Meeting the mandatory and discretionary requirements suggested by the CCS PQQ requirements updating post the Public Contract Regulations 2015
emh group abide by the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Preference is for turnover to be a minimum of the annual framework value.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Knowledge of the required services in the Social Housing sector and demonstration of providing those in our geographical area — applying knowledge of local authorities requirements.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

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


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

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Compliant questionnaires submitted will be assessed as per the evaluation criteria in the PQQ Candidates will be ranked according to their total score — the top scores will be invited to tender. Depending on range of scores, that number is envisaged to not exceed 10.
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 below

1. Price. Weighting 40

2. Quality. Weighting 60

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:

EMHG 16-03

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: 3.11.2016
Payable documents: no

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

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

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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months.

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Applicants must register at

You will be asked to create an account and then register interest in this Public Project
The PQQ and following ITT will be managed entirely through this system.

If required, the registration instructions may be obtained from

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

East Midlands Housing Group
Memorial House Stenson Rd Whitwick Business Park
LE67 4JP Coalville
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1530276000
Internet address:
Fax: +44 1530276006

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:



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