Framework for Construction Works

Framework for Construction Works

The Trust wishes to establish a framework for construction works that will be required by the Trust in various locations throughout North and West Yorkshire.

United Kingdom-York: Construction work

2013/S 244-423797

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (the “Trust”)
The Homestead, 40 Water End
Contact point(s): Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust
For the attention of: Louise Flynn
YO30 6WP York

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://

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

Joseph Rowntree Foundation
40 Water End
Y030 6WP York

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Framework for Construction Works.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKE4
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 months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 20 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Trust wishes to establish a framework for construction works that will be required by the Trust in various locations throughout North and West Yorkshire. The Trust is seeking expressions of interests from suitably experienced and qualified contractors to be included as framework partners.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 45211000, 45211100, 45210000, 45211300

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:
Precise work levels are unknown and will vary depending upon the Trust’s ongoing requirement for construction works over the duration of the framework agreement. However, it is the Trust’s intention to let an initial project under the framework agreement for the New Earswick Renaissance project, incorporating Red Lodge re-development -providing both independent living and registered care fit for our Aging Society, incorporating the enhancement of existing communal facilities which has an estimated value of 11 000 000 GBP. The Trust is not giving any guarentee of the level of work that will be made available under the framework agreement.
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:
Further information will be provided in the PQQ, ITT and all supporting documents including the contract (‘Contract Documents’).
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Further information will be provided in the Contract Documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
The Trust reserves the right to require groupings of entities to take a particular form, or to require 1 party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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 is provided in the PQQ. Details of how to obtain a PQQ will be set out in section VI.3 (Additional Information).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further information will be provided in the Contract Documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Further information will be provided in the Contract 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
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged number of operators: 8
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
13.1.2014 – 17:00
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
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: no
VI.3)Additional information
Pre- qualification questionnaires (PQQs) will be distibuted to any party expressing an interest in this framework opportunity to the contact detailed at section I.1. The Trust anticipate to be in a position to issue the PQQs in the week commencing 23.12.2013. The return date for completed PQQs will be detailed within the PQQ.
Acceptance of a contractor onto a framework agreement by the Trust is not a guarantee of any work, or continuity of work. The Trust is under no obligation to place all or any work under the framework agreement.
Any agreement entered into will be governed by English law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
The Trust reserves the right to terminate the procurement process (or part of it), to change the basis of the procedures for the procurement process at any time, or to procure the contract by alternative means if it appears that the contract can be more advantageously procured by alternative means. The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted.
Tenderers are responsible for any costs they incur in respect of bidding for this framework opportunity.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Any appeals under this process should be addressed to the contact point I.1.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:13.12.2013

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