Highways Drain Clearance Tender Manchester

Highways Drain Clearance Tender Manchester

Manchester City Council is prepared to receive tenders for Drain Clearance – Highways.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services

2015/S 076-134239

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Manchester City Council
Room 407, Town Hall
For the attention of: Ms Mandy Beames
M60 2JR Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612343266
E-mail: m.beames@manchester.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.manchester.gov.uk

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

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.the-chest.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Manchester City Council
www.the-chest.org.uk
M60 2JR Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: m.beames@manchester.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Manchester City Council
www.the-chest.org.uk
M60 2JR Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: m.beames@manchester.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Manchester City Council
www.the-chest.org.uk
M60 2JR Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: m.beames@manchester.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

TC035/MB Drain Clearance β€” Highways.

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

Services
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services

NUTS code UKD3

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: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 600 000 and 800 000 GBP

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

Manchester City Council is prepared to receive tenders for Drain Clearance – Highways which will be subject to the information, specification and tender package enclosed.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)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:

City Wide Services provide a reactive service to the highway drainage network, which includes maintenance and cleaning of highway gullies, as well as highway drainage unit and brook courses throughout the Manchester area. This contract is to provide a supplementary service to the β€˜in house’ drainage staff as a provision for out of hour’s emergency cover and to carry out larger drainage construction projects. Manchester’s core hours of service are Monday to Friday 8:00 to 15:30.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 600 000 and 800 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 0
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 24 (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:

As stated in the Invitation to Tender Package.

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

As stated in the Invitation to Tender Package.

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

As stated in the Invitation to Tender Package.

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: As stated in the Invitation to Tender Package.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As stated in the Invitation to Tender Package.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As stated in the Invitation to Tender Package.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As stated in the Invitation to Tender Package.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As stated in the Invitation to Tender Package.
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.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 0

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

TC035/MB
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 26.5.2015 – 19:00
Payable documents: no

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

26.5.2015 – 19:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

14.4.2015

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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26.5.2015 – 19:00
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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2017.

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 Council is using the e-business portal known as The Chest www.the-chest.org.uk to conduct the procurement exercise. To gain access to the invitation to tender documents, tenderers will need to register their company details at the above website. Once registered, tenderers will be emailed a log-in and password which will allow them to gain access to the invitation to tender documents. Tenderers will need to electronically submit their completed tender documents and accompanying documentation via The Chest on-line portal by 19:00 on the 26.5.2015, as referred to in IV.3.4. Any supplier questions queries will also need to be submitted via The Chest website. The Council welcomes applications from small or medium enterprises. Under the agreement the provider will be required to support the Council’s economic and social regeneration objectives. Therefore selection and award criteria, specification requirements and contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. Please note that although quantities and descriptions in the framework are those used and required by Manchester City Council this framework is open to and may be used by other Authorities and Manchester Partners β€” this includes the following Councils, Bolton, Stockport, Tameside, Oldham, Trafford, Rochdale, Bury, Salford, Wigan, Blackburn Darwen BC, Blackpool, Cheshire East, Warrington, Manchester Central Convention Complex, Commission for New Economy, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM),Greater Manchester Transport Unit, Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the Integrated Transport Authority, Greater Manchester Police, Greater Manchester Fire Authority, Manchester International Airport, and any other public authority, National Health Service (NHS) organisation or companies / partners owned by or part of any contracting body. Contract Period The contract will be for 2 years commencing 1.8.2015 with an option to extend for up to an additional 2 years. The Council reserves the right not to award a contract as a result of the procurement process initiated by this notice and will not be liable for any costs incurred by candidates.

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: The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have two working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successful resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15.4.2015

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