Inverness West Detailed Stage 3 DMRB design services

Inverness West Detailed Stage 3 DMRB design services

Highland Council. UK-Inverness: design consultancy services

2012/S 61-099363

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Highland Council
Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road
Contact point(s): Strategic Procurement
For the attention of: Dorothy Low
IV3 5BX Inverness
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1463703887
E-mail: procurement.unit2@highland.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.highland.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00045

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

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:

Inverness West Detailed Stage 3 DMRB design services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
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: Inverness.
NUTS code UKM6

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

A new link road is proposed for the western boundary of Inverness City. The approximate cost of the link road is valued at GBP 27.2 million which will link the Southern Distributor Road Dores Roundabout with the A82 Trunk Road and includes for a new crossing of the River Ness and the Caledonian Canal.
The Highland Council requires the appointment of a Consultant for the Detailed Stage 3 DMRB Design for this new link road.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=224399.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a “Tender Submission Postbox” facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=224399.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79415200, 71311000, 71311200, 71311210, 71311300, 71312000, 71530000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)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:

Phase 1 – 9 months duration.
Phase 2 – 44 months duration.
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

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

No special legal form will be required, but the Consortia suppliers will be required to be bound jointly and severally for execution of the contract prior to award.
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: All bidders will have their Personal situation assessed through the PQQ document.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All bidders will have their Economic and Financial capacity assessed through the PQQ document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the PQQ document.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All bidders will have their Technical capacity assessed through the PQQ document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the PQQ document.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the PQQ document attached to this Contract Notice.
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:

HC/TECS/IWDS/2012
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

26.4.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

16.5.2012
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Companies should note that the tendering exercises will be conducted via the Public Contracts Scotland Tender Postbox.
(SC Ref: 224399).
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

The Highland Council
The Town House High Street
IV1 1JJ Inverness
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement.unit2@highland.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23.3.2012