Ground Investigation and Sample Storage for HS2

Ground Investigation and Sample Storage for HS2

A secure, protected, humidity controlled, storage facility environment with stable climate conditions required for the long term receipt and storage of Ground Investigation cores and samples.

United Kingdom-London: Storage services

2015/S 223-407094

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
One Canada Square, Canary Wharf
Contact point(s): HS2 Procurement
E14 5AB London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079443000
E-mail: hs2procurement@hs2.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://www.hs2.org.uk/

Electronic access to information: http://www.hs2.bravosolution.co.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.hs2.bravosolution.co.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Railway services

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Ground Investigation Core and Sample Storage Facility.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: England.

NUTS code UK

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

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 0 and 0 GBP

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

A secure, protected, humidity controlled, storage facility environment with stable climate conditions required for the long term receipt and storage of Ground Investigation cores and samples.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

63121100, 71351500, 92512000, 63120000

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

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

II.1.8)Information about lots

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:

The scope of services includes:
— A secure, protected, humidity controlled, storage facility environment with stable climate conditions required for the long term receipt and storage of GI core and samples;
— A cataloguing system capable of recording package and or designation numbers, borehole numbers, corebox number, depth range for corebox, date of delivery to store and records all retrieval requests for each corebox;
— Provision of a well-lit inspection area available to HS2 to allow core samples to be laid out for inspection at the facility;
— Continuous monitoring of temperature and humidity around the internal perimeter of the storage area(s) and recording of daily maximum and minimum temperature and humidity, with the records kept and made available for inspection by HS2 Ltd upon request;
— A facility capable of accommodating a total storage requirement of approximately 3 333 core boxes with dimensions ranging from 1,1 m x 0,3 m x 0,2 m to 1,7 m x 0,45 m x 0,2 m; and
— Retrieval of the core samples at an estimated 10-200 core boxes at a time.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 100 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

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: 180 (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:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds and/or other forms of appropriate security including parent company guarantees.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

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

Refer to the Invitation to Tender documentation which can be found at www.hs2.bravosolution.co.uk

Where a successful Applicant consists of more than one legal entity, each entity shall be jointly and severally responsible for the due performance of any contract with HS2 Ltd.
Applicants must advise HS2 Ltd if there is any change to their legal status and/or composition during or after the procurement process, and HS2 Ltd reserves the right to disqualify Applicants where changes occur.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Requirements will be set out in the ITT.
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: refer to the Invitation to Tender documentation which can be found at www.hs2.bravosolution.co.uk

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: refer to the Invitation to Tender documentation which can be found at www.hs2.bravosolution.co.uk

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: refer to the Invitation to Tender documentation which can be found at www.hs2.bravosolution.co.uk

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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

GIP12541

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

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

6.1.2016 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information:

Economic operators shall note the following:
— All economic operators must obtain details of the Invitation to Tender (ITT) and submit their tender through the Hs2 eSourcing portal.

— All economic operators are required to express an interest by registering on the HS2 eSourcing portal (www.hs2.bravosolution.co.uk). Registering is only required once.

Registering: economic operators should browse to the eSourcing portal and complete the following:
a) Click the ‘click here to register’ link;
b) Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’;
c) Enter your business and user details;
d) Note the username you use and click ‘save’ when complete;
e) You will then receive an e-mail with your unique password.
Access to the ITT:
a) Login to the HS2 eSourcing portal with your unique username and password;
b) Click on the ‘ITTs open to all suppliers’ link;
c) Click on the relevant titled ITT item;
d) Click the ‘express interest’ button in the ‘actions’ box on the left hand side of the page (this will move the ITT pack into the applicants ‘my ITT’ box). This is a secure area for projects only;
e) Click on the ITT code. The applicant can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘settings and buyer attachments’ in the actions box;
f) Download the documents relating to the ITT. Click ‘attachments’ on the left hand side. The number in brackets refers to number of documents that need to be downloaded. Click on the bold and underlined filename. Select ‘save’ and store on your PC.
Responding to the ITT:
a) Instructions on completing the ITT through the eSourcing Portal are contained in the ITT documents.
For further assistance contact the BravoSolution helpdesk which is available Monday to Friday (8:00 am to 18:00 pm) GMT on:

a) email — help@bravosolution.co.uk or

b) telephone +44 8003684850.
HS2 Ltd embraces diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably skilled suppliers of all sizes who can meet the requirements, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or age of supplier workforce and/or ownership. HS2 Ltd will actively promote sustainable procurement throughout its supply chain and welcomes applications from suppliers committed to the principles of reducing, reusing and recycling resources and to the practices of buying responsibly.

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:

13.11.2015

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