Lift Tender Ebbw Vale

Lift Tender Ebbw Vale

Design, Provision and Installation of an Outdoor Mechanical Link / Inclined Lift (Including Associated Civil Engineering Infrastructure Works).

UK-Ebbw Vale: Mechanical lifts

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Corporate Procurement Unit, Financial Policy Division, Resources Department, Municipal Offices, Civic Centre
For the attention of: Lee Williams
NP23 6XB Ebbw Vale
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1495355686
E-mail: lee.williams@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1495355788

Further information can be obtained from: Internet address: http://appswales.alito.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Internet address: http://appswales.alito.uk

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:

Design, Provision and Installation of an Outdoor Mechanical Link / Inclined Lift (Including Associated Civil Engineering Infrastructure Works).

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

Works
Design and execution

NUTS code UKL16

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)

The Design, Provision and installation of an outdoor inclined mechanical link/lift (including all associated civil engineering infrastructure works) as part of the larger Ebbw Vale Town Centre Links (TCL) scheme, which is aimed at enhancing the existing pedestrian links between the Ebbw Vale Town Centre and The Works site (The Works Project is a multi-million pound regeneration project that is progressively redeveloping a former steelworks site in Ebbw Vale, Wales). The proposed mechanical link must be a modern urban transport system, which provides an easy and efficient form of transport to and from the north-eastern periphery of The Works Site to the Town Centre of Ebbw Vale.
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42416130, 45234240, 45220000, 45234200

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 procurement relates to the design, provision and installation of the Mechanical Link, Carriage, Track Carriageway and necessary ancillary equipment and associated civil engineering infrastructure works required to operate the transport system.

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 29.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2014

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The requirements will be set out in the tender documents. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, parent company guarantees, bonds or other form of security which it considers appropriate at the relevant time.

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

Requirements will be set out in the relevant contract documents.

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

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require a single contractor to take primary liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

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: (a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, whose affairs are being administered by the courts, who has entered into an arrangement with creditors or who is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding-up or administration by the courts or for an arrangement with creditors or is the subject of any other similar proceeding under national laws or regulations;
(c) has been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can justify;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under the provisions of the Directive on the criteria for qualitative selection;
Please refer to the Supplier Suitability Questionnaire (which forms part of the tender documentation and is available for downloading via the clients e-tendering portal).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) bank statement and/or evidence of professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) balance sheets or extracts of balance sheets;
(c) statement of turnover for a maximum of the last 3 years.
Please refer to the Supplier Suitability Questionnaire (which forms part of the tender documentation and is available for downloading via the clients e-tendering portal).

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of works carried out over the last 5 years with certificates of satisfaction;
(c) an indication of technicians or technical bodies involved;
(e) educational and professional qualifications of the supplier and staff responsible for performing the contract;
(f) where appropriate, an indication of the environmental management measures that would be applied when performing the contract;
(i) details of any intended sub-contracting arrangements;
(j) where appropriate, samples, descriptions and photographs of products and quality assurance certificates.
Please refer to the Supplier Suitability Questionnaire (which forms part of the tender documentation and is available for downloading via the clients e-tendering portal).
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

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
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:

ENV/TWP/MIL-6307/2013

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: 28.2.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

6.3.2013 – 12:00

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

24.1.2013

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

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 6.3.2013 – 14:00

Place:

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council, Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale NP23 6XB

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Chief Legal Officer
Chief Finance Officer
Director of Environment and Regeneration

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council will be conducting this procurement exercise electronically via the Authority’s E-tendering portal APPSWales, which can be located at the following web address:

http://appswales.alito.co.uk

To express an interest in this tender opportunity, you first need to visit this site and perform a simple free registration for your company.
Once registration is complete you will be able to register your interest in the tender via the ‘Bulletin Board’ and download relevant documentation via the ‘My Tenders’ section of your profile.
Expressions of Interest will ONLY be accepted through the APPSWALES Portal.
The user who registers your expressions of interest will become the nominated point of contact for the Tender and receive all communications and documents through the APPSWALES Portal.
Tender documentation will be available to download directly from the portal following registration.
NB. You must download all documentation directly from the portal, tender documents will not be communicated by any other means.
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 33633

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: In accordance with Regulation 32 (Information about contract award procedures), Regulation 32A (standstill period), Regulation 47 and Regulations 47D to 47N (inclusive) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
The contracting authorities will incorporate a standstill period at the point information relating to the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.1.2013

UK-Ebbw Vale: Mechanical lifts

2013/S 019-028082

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Corporate Procurement Unit, Financial Policy Division, Resources Department, Municipal Offices, Civic Centre
For the attention of: Lee Williams
NP23 6XB Ebbw Vale
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1495355686
E-mail: lee.williams@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1495355788

Further information can be obtained from: Internet address: http://appswales.alito.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Internet address: http://appswales.alito.uk

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:

Design, Provision and Installation of an Outdoor Mechanical Link / Inclined Lift (Including Associated Civil Engineering Infrastructure Works).

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

Works
Design and execution

NUTS code UKL16

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)

The Design, Provision and installation of an outdoor inclined mechanical link/lift (including all associated civil engineering infrastructure works) as part of the larger Ebbw Vale Town Centre Links (TCL) scheme, which is aimed at enhancing the existing pedestrian links between the Ebbw Vale Town Centre and The Works site (The Works Project is a multi-million pound regeneration project that is progressively redeveloping a former steelworks site in Ebbw Vale, Wales). The proposed mechanical link must be a modern urban transport system, which provides an easy and efficient form of transport to and from the north-eastern periphery of The Works Site to the Town Centre of Ebbw Vale.
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42416130, 45234240, 45220000, 45234200

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 procurement relates to the design, provision and installation of the Mechanical Link, Carriage, Track Carriageway and necessary ancillary equipment and associated civil engineering infrastructure works required to operate the transport system.

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 29.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2014

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The requirements will be set out in the tender documents. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, parent company guarantees, bonds or other form of security which it considers appropriate at the relevant time.

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

Requirements will be set out in the relevant contract documents.

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

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require a single contractor to take primary liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

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: (a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, whose affairs are being administered by the courts, who has entered into an arrangement with creditors or who is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding-up or administration by the courts or for an arrangement with creditors or is the subject of any other similar proceeding under national laws or regulations;
(c) has been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can justify;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under the provisions of the Directive on the criteria for qualitative selection;
Please refer to the Supplier Suitability Questionnaire (which forms part of the tender documentation and is available for downloading via the clients e-tendering portal).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) bank statement and/or evidence of professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) balance sheets or extracts of balance sheets;
(c) statement of turnover for a maximum of the last 3 years.
Please refer to the Supplier Suitability Questionnaire (which forms part of the tender documentation and is available for downloading via the clients e-tendering portal).

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of works carried out over the last 5 years with certificates of satisfaction;
(c) an indication of technicians or technical bodies involved;
(e) educational and professional qualifications of the supplier and staff responsible for performing the contract;
(f) where appropriate, an indication of the environmental management measures that would be applied when performing the contract;
(i) details of any intended sub-contracting arrangements;
(j) where appropriate, samples, descriptions and photographs of products and quality assurance certificates.
Please refer to the Supplier Suitability Questionnaire (which forms part of the tender documentation and is available for downloading via the clients e-tendering portal).
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

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
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:

ENV/TWP/MIL-6307/2013

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: 28.2.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

6.3.2013 – 12:00

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

24.1.2013

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

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 6.3.2013 – 14:00

Place:

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council, Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale NP23 6XB

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Chief Legal Officer
Chief Finance Officer
Director of Environment and Regeneration

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council will be conducting this procurement exercise electronically via the Authority’s E-tendering portal APPSWales, which can be located at the following web address:

http://appswales.alito.co.uk

To express an interest in this tender opportunity, you first need to visit this site and perform a simple free registration for your company.
Once registration is complete you will be able to register your interest in the tender via the ‘Bulletin Board’ and download relevant documentation via the ‘My Tenders’ section of your profile.
Expressions of Interest will ONLY be accepted through the APPSWALES Portal.
The user who registers your expressions of interest will become the nominated point of contact for the Tender and receive all communications and documents through the APPSWALES Portal.
Tender documentation will be available to download directly from the portal following registration.
NB. You must download all documentation directly from the portal, tender documents will not be communicated by any other means.
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 33633

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: In accordance with Regulation 32 (Information about contract award procedures), Regulation 32A (standstill period), Regulation 47 and Regulations 47D to 47N (inclusive) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
The contracting authorities will incorporate a standstill period at the point information relating to the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.1.2013

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