Highways Tender Norfolk
Highways and Related Services Procurement.
UK-Norwich: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
Norfolk County Council
Room 701, County Hall, Martineau Lane
For the attention of: Ché Metcalf
NR1 2DH Norwich
General address of the contracting authority: www.norfolk.gov.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: As stated in the descriptive document
County Hall, Martineau Lane
NR1 2DH Norwich
Internet address: www.norfolk.gov.uk
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Suffolk County Council
Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road
IP1 2BX Ipswich
Norwich City Council
City Hall, St Peter’s Street
NR2 1NH Norwich
Any other top-tier or second-tier council which shares a border with the geographical county of Norfolk
Any other council within the geographical county of Norfolk
Section II: Object of the contract
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: Norfolk.
NUTS code UKH13
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The selected provider will also deliver public transport, economic development and environmental modelling, advice and design and may be called upon for general project management services; for writing and maintenance of highways-related software; and for the design and project management of schemes such as household waste recycling centres.
The ability of the provider to support the council in bringing infrastructure investment to Norfolk and to help the council to drive economic development, whilst it will not constitute a large proportion of total expenditure on the contract, is of particular strategic importance.
The Council is undertaking procurements in parallel for highways works and for traffic signals and related services. Street lighting and highways salt are provided under existing PFI contracts.
Contract Term – The initial contract length is seven years. Performance below a specified level (measured against set indicators) will result in the term of the contract being reduced by up to 2 years.
Extensions totalling up to three years may be implemented at the Council’s discretion depending on performance which will be measured against set indicators.
The contract may be further extended, by mutual consent, from ten years up to twelve years.
VALUE – The values quoted below are quoted at 2012 price levels and are subject to indexation.
The lower figure is based on a term of seven years and on the lowest value of work expected to be delivered under the contract (some GBP 1,5million per year).
The higher figure is based on the exercise of all extension options up to the twelve-year maximum and on a higher annual expenditure (GBP 4,5million per annum). Resumption of spend at this level would be dependent on both level of government grant and on the level of developer-financed highway construction.
The Council does not guarantee any minimum level of expenditure under the contract, but does guarantee a degree of exclusivity as set out in the descriptive documents.
User Organisations – The awarded contract will be principally for use by Norfolk County Council but may also be used by:
— any top-tier or second-tier council which shares a border with the geographical county of Norfolk;
— Norwich City Council, to which the County Council delegates certain highways functions;
— any other council within the geographical county of Norfolk;
— any successor authority to Norfolk County Council or to any of the above authorities.
— any company majority owned by the County Council.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 500 000 and 54 000 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As stated in the descriptive documentation.
As stated in the descriptive documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As stated in the descriptive documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As stated in the descriptive documentation.
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 87-142628 of 5.5.2012
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Applicants Event – If you are interested in bidding for this opportunity you are advised to attend the Applicant’s Event being held on 21.1.2013. The event will provide details regarding the services being purchased and the procurement process and information on completing the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Places will be limited to two people per bidding organisation (to be limited to one if numbers become unmanageable). Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place.
Please note that:
— This procurement is not divided into lots. A single prime contractor (who may subcontract) or a consortium bid is required, to cover the entire scope of the contract.
— The applicant’s event is for potential tenderers only.
— Applicants should not wait until the applicant’s event before starting work on completing the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
— The Descriptive Document and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire may be obtained from the contact point at section I.1 above. Please quote “NCCT 40235 – request for documents”.
When e-mailing please provide your name, job title, organisation name, e-mail address and contact telephone number for all attendees Please ensure you quote reference ‘NCCT40235.
— Applicant’s Event’ in the subject line of your e-mail.
Proceedings must be brought within 30 days from the date of knowledge (the date on which the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen) unless the Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which proceedings may be brought, in which case the Court may extend that period up to a maximum of 3 months from the date of knowledge.