Mechanical Contractors for Minor Works – Durham

Mechanical Contractors for Minor Works – Durham

This Framework will be available for use by Durham County Council on behalf of itself and other entities where they have entered into a Service Level Agreement with Durham County Council.

United Kingdom-Durham: Construction work

2018/S 054-118785

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall, Durham
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kelly Stewart
NUTS code: UKC14

Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Framework Agreement for Mechanical Contractors for Minor Works

Reference number: DN 328784

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Mechanical Contractors for Durham County Council. The works will involve minor works. The main users of the Framework Agreement will be Direct Services as part of the Regeneration and Local Services Directorate and will be available for use by any Durham County Council Service Grouping subject to approval by the Head of Direct Services.

This Framework will be available for use by Durham County Council on behalf of itself and other entities where they have entered into a Service Level Agreement with Durham County Council:

— Academy Schools in County Durham and Darlington,

— Maintained Schools in County Durham and Darlington,

— County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service,

— Durham Constabulary and the Office of the Durham Police and Crime Commissioner,

— Parish Councils and Town Councils in County Durham.

The Council makes no guarantee that they will be awarded any call off and no guarantee is in respect of any volume of work.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Therefore Durham County Council are looking to implement a framework of commercial Mechanical contractors for works on both existing and new build premises for a range of Council owned properties. The work could involve projects on various premises including for example industrial units, schools, academies and any other educational and Council buildings, leisure centres and County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue.

Please note that the majority of the works would be carried out as part of larger projects managed by Building and Facilities Management, Durham County Council, who would act as the main contractor. Please note the majority of the works to be carried out are anticipated to be works not exceeding the value of 200 000 GBP per project. This Invitation to Tender is issued under an open process with no prior shortlisting. Following this tender exercise a maximum number of three bidders, who achieve the highest weighted tender score over 60% will be awarded the Framework.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Cost criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extend by up to 2 x 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 11/04/2018
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/04/2018
Local time: 14:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Professional officers of the Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court of England and Wales
7 Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane, London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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