Employer’s Agent and Principal Designer Framework

Employer’s Agent and Principal Designer Framework

The Cutting Edge Framework Agreement for the provision of Employer’s Agent and Principal Designer Services relating to the development and improvement of housing stock.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2016/S 038-062169

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Riverside Group Limited
2 Estuary Boulevard, Estuary Commerce Park, Merseyside
For the attention of: Michael Larkin
L24 8RF Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1512956413
E-mail: michael.larkin@riverside.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.riverside.org.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.the-chest.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.the-chest.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

Other: registered provider of social housing

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

Symphony Housing Group Limited
12 Hanover Street, Merseyside
L1 4AA Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM

Progress Housing Group Limited
Sumner House, 21 King Street, Lancashire
PR5 1LE Leyland
UNITED KINGDOM

Regenda Limited
Regenda House, Northgate Close, Enterprise Business Park, Horwich
BL6 6PQ Bolton
UNITED KINGDOM

Together Housing Group Limited
Bull Green House, Bull Green
HX1 2EB Halifax
UNITED KINGDOM

Wirral Partnership Homes Limited
Partnership Building, Hamilton Street, Merseyside
CH41 5AA Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM

Sovini Limited
Atlantic House, Dunnings Bridge Road, Merseyside
L30 4TH Bootle
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

The Cutting Edge Framework Agreement for the provision of Employer’s Agent and Principal Designer Services relating to the development and improvement of housing stock.

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: United Kingdom.

NUTS code UK

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: 10

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

The Cutting Edge Framework Agreement for the provision of Employer’s Agent and Principal Designer Services relating to the development and improvement of housing stock.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71500000, 71300000, 71320000, 71322000, 71324000, 71540000, 71541000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all 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:

Lot 1: North West England from Cheshire to Cumbria (indicative only — area as more accurately described on map in ITT);
Lot 2: North East England including Yorkshire and Humberside (indicative only — area as more accurately described on map in ITT);
Lot 3: East Midlands and Kent (indicative only — area as more accurately described on map in ITT).

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: Employer’s Agent and Principal Designer — North West England from Cheshire to Cumbria

1)Short description

The provision of Employer’s Agent and Principal Designer services in North West England from Cheshire to Cumbria.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71500000, 71300000, 71320000, 71322000, 71324000, 71540000, 71541000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Employer’s Agent and Principal Designer — North East England including Yorkshire, Humberside

1)Short description

The provision of Employer’s Agent and Principal Designer services in North East England including Yorkshire, Humberside.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71500000, 71300000, 71320000, 71322000, 71324000, 71540000, 71541000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Employer’s Agent and Principal Designer — East Midlands and Kent

1)Short description

The provision of Employer’s Agent and Principal Designer services in East Midlands and Kent.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71500000, 71300000, 71320000, 71322000, 71540000, 71541000

3)Quantity or scope
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:

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

The main financing conditions and payment terms and/or reference to the relevant provisions shall be contained in the tender and/or contractual documents.

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

Further information regarding the legal form to be taken by a group of economic operators, to whom a place on the framework agreement is to be awarded, shall be contained in the tender and/or contractual documents.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Further information regarding particular conditions relating to the performance of the contract shall be contained in the tender and/or contractual 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: Further information regarding the personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers, shall be contained in the tender and/or contractual documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further information regarding the economic and financial ability of economic operators shall be contained in the tender and/or contractual documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Further information regarding the technical capacity of economic operators shall be contained in the tender and/or contractual documents.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Employer’s Agents and Principal Designers.

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:

TRG099.EA

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: 29.3.2016
Payable documents: no

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

29.3.2016 – 23:59
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: 48 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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 Cutting Edge Framework is operated by a consortium of 7 registered providers of social housing. The contracting authority which leads the consortium is The Riverside Group Ltd (http://www.riverside.org.uk). The other 6 consortium members are: (1) Symphony Housing Group Limited (http://www.symphonyhousing.org.uk); (2) Progress Housing Group Limited (http://progressgroup.org.uk); (3) Regenda Limited (http://www.regenda.org.uk); (4) Together Housing Group Limited (http://www.togetherhousing.co.uk); (5) Wirral Partnership Homes Limited (http://www.magentaliving.org.uk); and (6) Sovini Limited (http://www.sovini.co.uk).

The contracting authority reserves the right to allow the following entities to use and call-off their requirements pursuant to this framework agreement:
1. Any group company of any of the consortium members listed above, which may include any subsidiary entity, or any parent entity from time to time of such consortium member, and any subsidiary entity from time to time of a parent entity of such consortium member;
2. Following any corporate restructuring, including takeover, merger, acquisition or insolvency, any successor body of any entity referred to in 1 above; and

3. Any entity listed at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

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

19.2.2016

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