District Heating Network Tender

District Heating Network Tender

The Operation and Maintenance of the Energy Network to St Mary’s District Heating Network.

United Kingdom-Oldham: District heating

2014/S 157-283051

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Oldham MBC
Sourcing Team — Corporate Procurement, Civic Centre, West Street
For the attention of: Gaynor Gamble
OL1 1UG Oldham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1617704887
E-mail: gaynor.gamble@oldham.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: https://www.the-chest.org.uk/procontract/user.nsf/frm_home?openForm

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.the-chest.org.uk/procontract/user.nsf/frm_home?openForm

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
Environment

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:

The Operation and Maintenance of the Energy Network to St Mary’s District Heating Network.

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

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services

NUTS code UKD

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)

District heating. District heating boiler. This tender is for the operation, maintenance, inspection, servicing, repair and replacement of the plant and equipment for the St Mary’s heat network in Oldham. The St Mary’s Estate and the Oldham Leisure Centre are heated by the St Mary’s District Heating Network. This network is approximately 50 years old and is in parts in a very poor condition, especially the boiler house. The boiler house, boilers and elements of distribution pipework are currently being replaced. There are approximately 1,420 homes connected to the system on a variety of meter types and payment arrangements. This project will rationalise all domestic heat users onto a single common type of meter and a single common form of Pay-as-You Go payment mechanism. For the purposes of preparing tenders for services it should be assumed that the following numbers of homes are managed / owned / metered as follows: Ownership: Tenants to First Choice Homes Oldham – 1,300 nr Leaseholders / Freeholder /Right to buy ownerships – 100 nr Tenants to Symphony Homes – 20 nr Current billing / payment arrangements: Pre-payment – 750 nr Credit billing – 650 nr Payment through rent / other charges 20nr.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

0932300042515000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Potential Value for 10 years, but please note contract will include annual break clause after 5 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 750 000 and 7 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 120 (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:

See Contract.

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

See Contract.

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

See Contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: See 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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract.
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
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

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

TBA

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

no

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: 26.9.2014 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

1.10.2014 – 12:00
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 2.10.2014 – 13:00

Place:

Legal.

 

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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: no

VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=109655987

GO Reference: GO-2014814-PRO-5924614

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Oldham MBC
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

14.8.2014

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