London and Quadrant Planning Consultants Framework

London and Quadrant Planning Consultants Framework

L&Q wish to establish the Town Planning Consultants Framework Agreement for the provision of a range of town planning consultancy services to support the delivery of its development programme.

United Kingdom-London: Architectural, engineering and planning services

2015/S 188-341285

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London and Quadrant Housing Trust (L&Q)
One Kings Hall Mews, Lewisham
For the attention of: Neil Woolerson
SE13 5JQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8444069000
E-mail: nwoolerson@quadrant-construction.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.lqgroup.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0209

Electronic access to information: www.mytenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.mytenders.org

Further information can be obtained from: London and Quadrant Housing Trust (L&Q)
One Kings Hall Mews
For the attention of: Neil Woolerson
SE13 5JQ Lewisham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8444069000
E-mail: nwoolerson@quadrant-construction.co.uk
Internet address: http://www.lqgroup.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: London and Quadrant Housing Trust (L&Q)
One Kings Hall Mews
For the attention of: Neil Woolerson
SE13 5JQ Lewisham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8444069000
E-mail: nwoolerson@quadrant-construction.co.uk
Internet address: http://www.lqgroup.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: London & Quadrant Housing Trust (L&Q)
10 Grove Crescent Road, Stratford
For the attention of: Neil Woolerson
E15 1BJ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8444069000
E-mail: nwoolerson@quadrant-construction.co.uk
Internet address: http://www.lqgroup.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

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:

London and Quadrant Planning Consultants Framework.

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: London and the South East.

NUTS code UKI

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 20

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 3 000 000 GBP

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

L&Q wish to establish the Town Planning Consultants Framework Agreement for the provision of a range of town planning consultancy services to support the delivery of its development programme.
Bidders should refer to the Scope of Services at Appendix 7 of the ITT for further details of the range of services that consultants may be instructed to provide under the Framework Agreement.
Under the Framework Agreement the following entities will have the option to call-off Appointments with framework consultants for some or all of these services as and when required:
(i) L&Q, Quadrant Construction Services (QCS) and all other members of the L&Q Group from time to time;
(ii) Any entity or joint venture company that L&Q, QCS or any other member of the L&Q Group from time to time holds an interest in; and

(iii) Other Social Housing Providers in the UK (both those that are in existence now and those that may be in existence in the future). ‘Social Housing Provider’ for this purpose means any provider of social housing and includes, without limitation, registered housing providers, local authorities and ALMOs. A list of the current Social Housing Providers can be found by visiting https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing. Such Social Housing Providers will only be entitled to call off under the Framework Agreement if L&Q consents.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=163276

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

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.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71240000, 90712000, 90712100

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

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:

The current estimated value of the planning consultancy services to be called off under the Framework Agreement is between 2 000 000 GBP and 3 000 000 GBP over the 4 year period of the Framework Agreement. However, Bidders should note that this estimated value is based on L&Q’s current anticipated requirements. This value may increase if other Social Housing Providers decide to join and call off under the Framework Agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 3 000 000 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: 48 (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:

Parent Company Guarantees, Performance Bonds, Warranties and/or deposits may be required.

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

As specified in the Tender document.

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

Any awarded consortium or company must be a legal entity before contracts or frameworks can be awarded.

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 ITT which is available from MyTenders portal referred to above.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the ITT which is available from MyTenders portal referred to above.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the ITT which is available from MyTenders portal referred to above.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the ITT.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Please refer to the ITT.

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

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:
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

2.11.2015 – 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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Some of the appointments that are called off under the Framework Agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

VI.3)Additional information

L&Q reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with all or part of the Framework Agreement. L&Q will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by bidders in preparing their PQQ or tender submissions.
The entities referred to in Section II.1.5) will be entitled to call off under the Framework Agreement.
(MT Ref: 163276).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court
The Strand
WC1 London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Part 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

The Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
SW1A 2AS London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24.9.2015

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