Lead Consultancy Services Agar Grove Estate Redevelopment

Lead Consultancy Services Agar Grove Estate Redevelopment

This contract is for lead consultancy services from RIBA Stage A – L in relation to a phased redevelopment of Agar Grove Estate Redevelopment Project to provide new build residential accommodation and associated infrastructure.

UK-London: Architectural and related services

2013/S 014-019451

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Camden
Argyle Street
For the attention of: Richard Spear
WC1H 8NG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079744337
E-mail: richard.spear@camden.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/lbcamden.asp

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:
HASC CIP – Agar Grove Estate Redevelopment – Lead Consultancy 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: Within the London Borough of Camden.
NUTS code UKI1
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)
This contract is for lead consultancy services from RIBA Stage A – L in relation to a phased redevelopment of Agar Grove Estate Redevelopment Project to provide new build residential accommodation and associated infrastructure. It is to be assumed that the construction work will be carried out using Design and Build Construction Contracts, subject to the relevant approvals. The contract will be subject to break clauses at the end of each RIBA stage.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71300000, 71500000

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:
This contract is for Lead Consultancy Services from RIBA Stage A – L in relation to a phased redevelopment of Agar Grove Estate.
Lead Consultancy services are envisaged to consist of:Project & Development Management including design coordination, Quantity Surveying & Cost Management, Technical Consultants – Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering and CDM/H&S Advisor and Employers Agent
It is to be assumed that the construction work will be carried out using Design and Build Construction Contracts, subject to the relevant approvals. The contract will be subject to break clauses at the end of each RIBA stage.
The estimated construction value and program dates for the construction work are as follows:
£55M start on site 2nd / 3rd Quarter 2014.
Agar Grove Estate comprises residential 249 units, of which Lulworth tower block (137 units) will be retained and the surrounding low rise blocks (112 units) will be redeveloped, subject to relevant approvals. The Agar Grove Estate also includes a recently constructed children’s centre commissioned by Camden Council which will be retained as well as 2 small housing association blocks which are not owned by Camden.
Agar Grove Estate was constructed by the London Borough of Camden in 1966. Agar Grove Estate is located within the St Pancras and Somers Town Ward and is bordered to the south by the London Overground North London line and to the east by the Camley Street Industrial Units and then the East Midlands mainline railway into St Pancras. The estate is bordered to the north by Agar Grove and to the west by St Pancras Way.
Agar Grove consists of a mix of post war low rise flats with a tower block at the centre of the estate. The accommodation consists of a range of unit sizes with a larger amount of family housing arranged generally in the form of flats.
Camden Council wish to redevelop the estate and have undertaken initial feasibility and resident consultation work. The following information is based on an indicative sketch scheme and is subject to further consultation, design work and confirmation:
— Demolition of 112 existing homes, creation 361 new homes which is a net increase of 249 homes.
— Mix of tenures to include private, shared ownership and social rent as well as some non-residential uses.
— Improved urban design, maximising use of the site for housing, promoting accessibility and improved usable green space.
— Scheme to generate a capital receipt for investment into existing Camden housing stock,
— Redevelopment scheme includes improvements to Lulworth Tower which would be retained as well as site wide landscape and public realm improvements.
The lead consultant will be expected to deliver highly sustainable buildings which are maintenance efficient and well designed in terms of the relationship between mixed tenure residential, commercial and non-residential use classes and public realm. It should be noted that this scheme is subject to detailed design and further consultation with residents, stakeholders and the local planning authority. There are a number of factors which need to be worked through and balanced including the provision of affordable housing, the offer to existing residents, land acquisition costs, regeneration benefits and identification and mitigation strategies for key project risks.
Please note that architectural and landscaping design consultancy services have already been procured and appointed however this commission will include management of design process / coordination with other consultants and recruitment of other smaller sub-consultants.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 600 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 20.5.2013. Completion 15.6.2018

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 will set out its requirements in the tender documents. A parent company guarantee or performance bond may be required.
The contracting authorities reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees or other forms of security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Payments will be made in accordance with the standard terms of payment detailed in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Providers applying as a consortium or joint venture must provide full details of each member of the consortium and confirm that the grouping is a legal venture with joint and several liabilities. Each member will be jointly and severally responsible for the performance of the contract. In the case of a consortium bid a lead contractor will be required to represent the consortium.
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 set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with the information and formalities set out in Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as set out in the Pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ). In order to be considered those expressing an interest must have a minimum annual turnover of 2000000 GBP as stated in their last set of audited
accounts.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the PQQ.
This contract will require the appointed supplier to have in place the following minimum levels of insurance: public liability insurance 10 000 000 GBP, Employer’s Liability Insurance 10 000 000 GBP and Professional Indemnity Insurance 5 000 000 GBP.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with the information and formalities set out in Article 48 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the PQQ.
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
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged number of operators: 5
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:
14511
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
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
18.2.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
4.3.2013
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

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

To express an interest and receive more information about this contract you must register on our etendering system: https://uk.eu-supply.com/lbcamden.asp

If you have not previously registered with us simply click on the New Supplier Link shown on this page and complete/submit the form. You will then receive an email quoting your unique system username and password which will enable you to access all the relevant documentation via the contract opportunities link on this page and also all future advertised contract exercises via this system. Further to item iv 1.2, the number of suppliers invited to tender will depend on the quality of responses received, but will be sufficient to ensure genuine competition. The Contracting Authority is not bound to accept the lowest or any tender and confirm that the issue of the Invitation to Tender or other tender documentation does not constitute any form of instruction. As such, the Contracting Authority accepts no responsibility for any costs in relation to the preparation or submission of tenders (or for the avoidance of doubt, PQQ’s). Please note that all prices must be quoted in GBP. The Contracting Authority undertakes to use its best endeavours to hold confidential any information provided in the proposal submitted, subject to the contracting authority’s obligations under law, including the Freedom of Information Act 2000. However, this does not give any cast iron guarantees of confidentiality as circumstances (for example an FOIA request or a court order) may arise which require disclosure and are outside the control of the Contracting Authority. The deadline for receipt of expressions of interest shall be deemed to be met upon the receipt of a completed pre-qualification form via the Councils etendering system only. The Contracting Authority is committed to delivering social, economic and environmental benefits to its residents and local businesses. When these are considered appropriate bidders may be requested to submit, as part of the ITT, details of their approach to delivering these local benefits including the payment of London Living Wage. Tenderers should be aware that the Contracting Authority reserves the right to hold interviews during the tender process. These might be scored as part of the tender,in which case the relevant criteria will be specified in the Invitation to Tender documents. In keeping with the Contracting Authority’s commitment to sustainability, please do not include any publicity material with your submission.

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 Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum ten calendar day (when using electronic means) 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 and to start proceedings where such action is necessary. Such additional information should be requested from the person stated in the contact details in section I.1 of this document. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/5 (as amended)) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or 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 and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Contracting Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the contract ineffective.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:16.1.2013

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