Essex Construction Framework 2 – 2019

Essex Construction Framework 2 – 2019

Essex County Council are looking to establish a 4-year framework agreement for principal contractors to carry out both design and construction and construction only works primarily on behalf of ECC.

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Construction work

2019/S 059-135561

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Essex County Council
County Hall, Market Road
Chelmsford
CM1 1QH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Elizabeth Prior
E-mail: elizabeth.prior@essex.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH3

Internet address(es):Main address: www.essex.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Construction-work./2JKCGXV4ZR
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Essex Construction Framework 2

Reference number: 0562

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45000000 – IA36 – IA01

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

Essex County Council (ECC) are looking to establish a 4-year framework agreement for principal contractors to carry out both design and construction and construction only works primarily on behalf of ECC.

The main driver for demand within ECC is the capital programme to expand the number of school places across the county, valued at 35 000 000 GBP–50 000 000 GBP per annum. The framework agreement is anticipated to be utilised as a route for any construction project delivered by ECC (excluding roads and housing).

The Framework consists of 3 core Lots and will be available to other Contracting Authorities.

The Selection Questionnaire will use the PAS 91:2017 questionnaire, with the inclusion of ECC specific questions.

A bidders event will be held at 13:30 on April 1st at the JobServe Community Stadium, Colchester, Essex. Attendance is limited to 2 attendees per organisation. If you’d like to register, please send attendees names and job titles via the e-sourcing portal.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Contractors are able to apply for 2 price banded Lots. Lot 1a and 1b are the same price band, therefore Contractors are able to be awarded Lot 1a, Lot 1b plus one other Lot. Contractors should note that they will need to submit separate tenders for Lots 1a and 1b.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Projects Valued Between 0 and 1 500 000 GBP, Batched Projects up to 3 000 000 GBP

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI5
NUTS code: UKJ4
NUTS code: UKH1
Main site or place of performance:

Outer London — East and North East, Kent, East Anglia.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Split into a further 2 regional sub-lots: 1a East Essex and 1b West Essex.

The districts under Lot 1a East Essex are as follows: Braintree, Brentwood, Epping, Harlow, Uttlesford.

The districts under Lot 1b West Essex are as follows: Basildon, Castlepoint, Chelmsford, Colchester, Maldon, Rochford, Southend, Tendring.

Appointment of principal contractors for projects valued between 0 and 1 500 000 GBP, batched projects up to 3 000 000 GBP

The procurement will be run using the restricted procedure, as detailed in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, based upon 2 stages:

1) Selection Questionnaire (SQ) — The SQ will be based on PAS 91:2017 with the inclusion of ECC specific questions. Responses will be evaluated using the selection criteria set out in the SQ. 12 suppliers in each sub-lot will be shortlisted to the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage;

2) ITT — The 12 shortlisted suppliers in each sub-lot will be invited to submit a tender based on ITT documentation. Responses to the ITT will be evaluated to determine the most economically advantageous tender, based on the award criteria set out in the ITT. It is envisaged that 8 suppliers will be appointed to each sub-lot of the framework (including 3 reserve suppliers).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

12 contractors per sub-Lot will be invited to tender (ITT) stage.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14)Additional information

To respond to this opportunity please click here www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/2JKCGXV4ZR

Failure to pass any pass/fail question will result in immediate rejection of the bid.

Suppliers are advised that ECC is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004. Full information can be found in the downloadable Bidders Guidance.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Projects Valued Between 1 000 000 and 4 500 000 GBP, Batched Projects up to 10 000 000 GBP

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

East Of England, London, South East (ENGLAND).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Appointment of principal contractors for projects valued between 1 000 000 GBP and 4 500 000 GBP, batched projects up to 10 000 000 GBP.

The procurement will be run using the restricted procedure, as detailed in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, based upon 2 stages:

1) Selection Questionnaire (SQ) — The SQ will be based on PAS 91:2017 with the inclusion of ECC specific questions. Responses will be evaluated using the selection criteria set out in the SQ. 12 suppliers in each lot will be shortlisted to the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage;

2) ITT — The 12 shortlisted suppliers in each lot will be invited to submit a tender based on ITT documentation.Responses to the ITT will be evaluated to determine the most economically advantageous tender, based on the award criteria set out in the ITT. It is envisaged that 8 suppliers will be appointed to each lot of the framework (including 3 reserve suppliers).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

12 contractors per Lot will be invited to tender (ITT) stage.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14)Additional information

To respond to this opportunity please click here www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/2JKCGXV4ZR

Failure to pass any pass/fail question will result in immediate rejection of the bid.

Suppliers are advised that ECC is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004. Full information can be found in the downloadable Bidders Guidance

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Projects Valued Over 4 000 000 GBP, Batched Projects to Unlimited Value

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Appointment of principal contractors for projects valued between 1 000 000 GBP and 4 500 000 GBP, batched projects up to 10 000 000 GBP.

The procurement will be run using the restricted procedure, as detailed in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, based upon 2 stages:

1) Selection Questionnaire (SQ) — The SQ will be based on PAS 91:2017 with the inclusion of ECC specific questions. Responses will be evaluated using the selection criteria set out in the SQ. 12 suppliers in each lot will be shortlisted to the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage;

2) ITT — The 12 shortlisted suppliers in each lot will be invited to submit a tender based on ITT documentation.Responses to the ITT will be evaluated to determine the most economically advantageous tender, based on the award criteria set out in the ITT. It is envisaged that 8 suppliers will be appointed to each lot of the framework (including 3 reserve suppliers).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

12 contractors per Lot will be invited to tender (ITT) stage.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14)Additional information

To respond to this opportunity please click here www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/2JKCGXV4ZR

Failure to pass any pass/fail question will result in immediate rejection of the bid.

Suppliers are advised that ECC is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 & the Environmental Information Regulations 2004. Full information can be found in the downloadable Bidders Guidance.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 040-089209

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 15/05/2019
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 16/07/2019

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

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.The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises. However any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement

For this tender ECC will be using the BiP Delta eSourcing portal www.deltaesourcing.com

Please refer to the information available in the downloadable Bidder Guidance.

ECC has adopted Constructionline for evaluation of the SSQ.Please refer to the information available in the downloadable Bidder Guidance.

ECF2 is available for use by other Contracting Authorities in England Scotland and Wales entities which are not Contracting Authorities may also use ECF2 if ECC is satisfied that such entity is calling-off goods and services directly solely and exclusively to satisfy contractual obligations to one or more public sector bodies all of which are entitled to use the framework agreement on their own account.

All goods to be called-off by it are to be used directly solely and exclusively to provide energy at sites occupied by such public sector body and it will pass the benefit of the call-off contract to such public sector body directly, in full and on a purely pass-through basis. Accordingly there must be no mark-up management fee service charge or any similar cost solely in relation to the supply of energy imposed on the relevant public sector body who must be able to benefit from the terms of the framework agreement in a like manner and to the same extent as if using the framework agreement on its own account.

— Blue light and NHS services,

— Police Forces and Special Police Forces,

— Police and Crime Commissioners,

— Police Authorities,

— Fire and rescue services,

— Ambulance services,

— NHS bodies including NHS Foundation Trusts and their owned subsidiaries,

— Education bodies/establishments,

— Nursery Schools,

— Primary Schools,

— Middle or High Schools,

— Secondary Schools,

— Special Schools,

— Academies,

— Pupil Referral Units,

— Further and Higher Education Bodies including Colleges,

— Universities,

— Financial,

— Public financial bodies/institutions,

— Public pension funds,

— Central banks,

— Government,

— Ministerial and nonministerial government departments,

— Executive agencies of government and other subsidiary bodies,

— Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs) including advisory NDPBs executive NDPBs and tribunal,

— All non-Crown Status Government Companies wholly or partly owned by Central Government Departments and their subsidiaries. Assembly Sponsored Public Bodies,

— Councils including county councils district councils county borough councils community councils,

— London borough councils unitary councils, metropolitan councils parish councils,

— Other Public Bodies and Public corporations and their subsidiary bodies sponsored by Central,

— Civil service bodies including public sector buying organisations,

— Public Bodies and Non Departmental Public Bodies including advisory NDPBs executive NDPBs and tribunal,

— Government departments,

— Local Authorities,

— Other,

— Maritime &coastguard agency services,

— Hospices,

— National Parks,

— Housing associations including registered social landlords,

— Third sector and charities,

— Citizens advice bodies,

— Those listed and maintained by the Office of National Statistics,

— Post Offices,

— Airports,

— Health and SocialCare.

The framework is also available to be use by any corporation established or a group of individuals appointed to act together for the specific purpose of meeting needs in the general interest not having an industrial or commercial character and financed wholly or mainly by another contracting authority listed subject to management supervision by another contracting authority listed or more than half of the board of directors or members of which or in the case of a group of individuals more than half of those individuals are appointed by another contracting authority listed above an association of or formed by one or more of the Contracting Authorities listed above

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Construction-work./2JKCGXV4ZR

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/2JKCGXV4ZR

GO Reference: GO-2019320-PRO-14485423.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/03/2019

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