Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
For the attention of: Paul Carter
LA1 4YW Lancaster
Telephone: +44 1524593364
Fax: +44 1524843087
General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/lancaster/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/depts/purchase/buyerprofiles.html
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
Body governed by public law
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
M&E Consultancy Design Service Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Lancaster University Campus.
NUTS code UKD4
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
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Lancaster University is seeking to procure M&E Consultancy Design Services to support our in-house Facilities Management team. Appointments will be made under a Framework Agreement that should commence in January 2013 and last for a period of 3 years subject to satisfactory performance.
There may be an option to extend the agreement for up to a further 1 year.
Over the period covered by the Framework we envisage that we will invest in excess of 20 000 000 GBP on Major projects and over 14 000 000 GBP in Minor projects.
The tender is being managed electronically at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/lancaster/aspx/Home
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Potential bidders may be excluded from the tender process for reasons such as being bankrupt, having been convicted of an offence concerning professional misconduct, not having paid taxes or not having contributed to social security systems.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Sound economic and financial standing demonstrated by evidence of relevant risk indemnity insurance documentation, audited accounts and annual report or relevant extracts in the event that you are not normally required to publish accounts.
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
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: A pre-qualification questionnaire will be issued to shortlist the interested suppliers.
This will be used to evaluate their technical, economic and financial suitability under the following headings: Selection of Economic Operators, Organisation Information, Economic and Financial Capability, Technical Capability, Experience, Project Specific Understandings, Health and Safety Issues, Environmental issues, Equal Opportunities and Corporate Responsibility.
All complete questionnaires will be assessed and ranked.
A minimum of the 5 highest ranked candidates who are able to demonstrate the required capability and experience will be invited to tender.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.1)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
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 26.6.2012 – 00:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
27.6.2012 – 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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 27.6.2012 – 12:30
Electronically at Lancaster University.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Lancaster University staff.
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.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
University Secretary, Lancaster University
LA1 4YW Lancaster
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: