Leatherhead Bypass Project

Leatherhead Bypass Project

Mole Valley District Council and Merton College, Oxford, are seeking a strategic development partner to work with them to develop a planning strategy for the site and provide evidence to support this that allows the Local Planning Authority to consider the release of part of the site from the Metropolitan Green Belt under the current Green Belt review.

UK-Dorking: Construction work

2013/S 020-030535

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Mole Valley District Council
Pippbrook
RH4 1SJ Dorking
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

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

Further information can be obtained from: CBRE
For the attention of: Jerry Freeman
Telephone: +44 2071822126
E-mail: leatherheadbypass@cbre.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: CBRE
For the attention of: Jerry Freeman
Telephone: +44 2071822126
E-mail: leatherheadbypass@cbre.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Mole Valley District Council
Pippbrook
For the attention of: Rob Appleyard
RH4 1SJ Dorking, Surrey

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:
Leatherhead Bypass Project
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities
NUTS code UKJ23
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)
Mole Valley District Council and Merton College, Oxford, are seeking a strategic development partner to work with them to develop a planning strategy for the site and provide evidence to support this that allows the Local Planning Authority to consider the release of part of the site from the Metropolitan Green Belt under the current Green Belt review and the development of the whole site. Thereafter, the strategic development partner would apply its expertise and resources in working with Mole Valley and Merton College to design and develop a scheme that meets their agreed development vision and also optimises financial returns to the parties.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 70000000, 71000000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The estimated contract value assumes successful planning consent.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 94 000 000 and 104 000 000 GBP
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
Duration in months: 84 (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 Council and the College reserve the right to require deposits, guarantees or other forms of security. Further details will be set out in the tender documents, if relevant.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
To be set out 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:
The Council and the College reserve the right to require groupings of service providers to take a particular legal form or to require a single provider to take primary liability or to require each party to undertake joint or several liability. If relevant, further details will be set out in the tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Service providers may be asked to actively participate in the achievement of social and/or environmental policy objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and/or environmental considerations.
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: In accordance with Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the pre-qualification documents. Applicants will be assessed in accordance with Part 4 of the Public Contracts Regulations (as amended), on the basis of information provided in response to the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the pre-qualification documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: All Applicants must complete the financial questions set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire. Financial standing must be relevant to the anticipated contract value and will be determined by the Contracting Authority based on the response to the pre-qualification questionnaire and any further financial checks deemed necessary. Information required to be provided by the Applicant, will include three years audited accounts, a statement of turnover in the last 12 months, details of outstanding claims, litigation or judgments. Further information and details of which can found in the pre-qualification document referred in section III.2.1 obtainable from the 4.2.2013 by emailing leatherheadbypass@cbre.com

The Contracting Authority require Applicants to have the following minimum levels of insurance:
Professional Indemnity Insurance (PI) required for:
Contractor to the value of GBP 10,000,000.
Architect and CDM coordinator GBP 10,000,000.
Professional Team and Design Sub-Contractor GBP 5,000,000.
Public Liability Insurance (PL) to the value of GBP 10,000,000.
Employers Liability Insurance (EL) to the value of GBP 10,000,000.
Further details will be set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire obtainable from 4.2.2013 by emailing leatherheadbypass@cbre.com

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 48 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the pre-qualification documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Details will be set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire obtainable from 4.2.2013 by emailing leatherheadbypass@cbre.com

Applicants will be required to provide information to the Authority to demonstrate their ability to provide and carry out the services required. The information and will be assessed against weighted criteria which is detailed in the pre-qualification questionnaire.

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
Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures) no
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: In accordance with Articles 44 to 52 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 29 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the pre-qualification documents.
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 yes
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
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: 6.3.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
7.3.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Rob Appleyard, Mole Valley District Council Procurement Officer and Sally Hewetson, Mole Valley District Council Surveyor.

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
This is a joint procurement between Mole Valley District Council and Merton College, Oxford. Merton College is not a contracting authority for the purposes of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
The pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) and an information memordandum is available by contacting CBRE via email on leatherheadbypass@cbre.com

The PQQ and information memorandum will be available from 12:00 on Monday 4.2.2013. Interested applicants may register their interest to receive the PQQ and information memorandum in advance of the 4.2.2013 by emailing leatherheadbypass@cbre.com

In order to express an interest in this project interested applicants must complete and return a PQQ by 12:00 on 7.3.2013. The completed PQQ must be sent to:
Rob Appleyard
Mole Valley District Council
Pippbrook
Dorking
Surry
RH4 1SJ
Section II.3 Duration of the Contract – the duration of any contract between the successful bidder and the Council and the College is not yet known as it will be dependent on proposals put forward by the bidders and planning consent. The Council have estimated the contract duration, however this is subject to change.
The Council and the College are not liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest or tendering for this opportunity.
The Council and the College reserve the right to cancel or suspend this procurement procedure at any time without any liability for tenderer’s costs.

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:
25.1.2013

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