Midlands Highways Alliance Professional Services Partnership 2
Policy and planning, policy and strategy, consultation, multi modal studies, accessibility planning, environmental appraisal, travel planning, bus and rail services, UTC and intelligent transport, traffic management, rights of way, engineering design, health and safety, procurement, site supervision, development control, monitoring and surveys, traffic and travel surveys, municipal engineering.
United Kingdom-Leicester: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Leicestershire County Council
County Hall, Leicester Road, Glenfield
For the attention of: Mr Peter Barclay
LE3 8RA Leicester
Telephone: +44 1163055681
Further information can be obtained from: Leicester City Council
New Walk Centre Welford Place
LE1 6ZG Leicester
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: www.eastmidstenders.org
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: www.eastmidstenders.org
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
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: Services will be provided mainly within the administrative boundaries of the existing members of the Midlands Highway Alliance (MHA) (on behalf of the local authorities concerned, or any other publicly funded body working in conjunction with MHA members) or other such bodies located within or adjacent to the geographical Midlands area that become members of the MHA during the currency of this framework agreement.
Geographical NUTS codes currently included follow, but they may change during the period of the framework agreement: UKC, UKE, UKF, UKG, UKH, UKJ, UKK.
NUTS code UKF
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 30 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The successful consultant will be expected to work for the duration of the framework agreement under a contractual arrangement defined by the NEC3 Professional Services Contract. The resultant working relationship will be expected to develop based on the principles of a ‘strategic service delivery’ partnership, to become a national leader in terms of service delivery and innovation as well as a centre of excellence for highway and other professional services.
There is no guaranteed minimum level of work but depending on funding availability the range indicates the predicted value over the term of 4 years.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
71000000, 71300000, 71310000, 71400000, 71500000, 71600000, 71700000, 71800000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The Framework Agreement will last for an initial period of 3 years, with an option to extend for a further period of up to 12 months.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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:
(ii) For Single Legal Entities/Incorporated Joint Ventures submitting an acceptable offer, the consortium must provide a corporate statement of intent to form itself into a single legal entity before any Framework Agreement can be awarded. Companies must state in their expression of interest to this Notice whether it is an Incorporated Joint Venture(stating the date of Incorporation) or an Unincorporated Joint Venture (Joint and Several Liability). In the case of an Unincorporated Joint Venture (Joint and Several Liability) the applicant must also confirm the names of all the contracting entities with the Contracting Authority should they be selected to tender.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: As stated within the Invitation to Tender.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
As stated within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: 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
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As stated within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 78-136294 of 19.4.2014
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Some projects undertaken by the MHA membership may be part or fully funded by the European Union funds.
Services will be undertaken in the geographical Midlands area of England within the administrative boundaries of the existing Midlands Highway Alliance (MHA) members (on behalf of the local authorities concerned or any other publicly funded body working in conjunction with the MHA members) or other such bodies located within or adjacent to the geographical Midlands area that become members of the MHA during the currency of this Framework Agreement. For clarity, the existing local authority members are: Leicestershire County Council; Derby City Council; Derbyshire County Council; Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council; Leicester City Council; Lincolnshire County Council; Milton Keynes Council; Northamptonshire County Council; Nottingham City Council; Nottinghamshire County Council; Peterborough City Council; Rutland County Council; South Derbyshire District Council and Staffordshire County Council; Stoke City Council; Wolverhampton City Council; Telford and Wrekin Council; Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council; Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and Oxfordshire County Council.
This process is being managed electronically. To obtain documents please go to https://www.eastmidstenders.org which links through to the Council’s e-tendering system. You will then be able to register your details and access the documents. This is done by:
— Registering with EastMidsTenders (if not already registered);
or if already registered:
— Click on ‘view opportunities’;
— Find the tender that you are interested in;
— Click on the title hyperlink;
— Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click on ‘login and register interest’;
— Once you have registered your interest the tender will be moved to, and can be found on, the ‘My Opportunities’ page on the EastMidsTenders page once you are logged in.
You will be able to view and download the documents for completion, along with instructions on how to make a submission.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
High Court, Royal Courts of Justice
WC2A 2LL London
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: