Minor Works Contract Belfast
The Contracting Authority seeks to procure one Economic Operator who will be capable of delivering individual capital works projects up to 750 000 GBP across the estate for the duration of the contract.
United Kingdom-Belfast: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Northern Ireland Prison Service
Dundonald House, Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road
Contact point(s): Contracts and Standards Branch
BT4 3SU Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890816555
Address of the buyer profile: www.dfpni.gov.uk/cpd
Electronic access to information: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
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
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
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northern Ireland.
NUTS code UKN0
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Range: between 11 000 000 and 22 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: This Contract will be for an initial 3 year period, with the possibility of 2, 1-year extensions, which will be at the discretion of the Contracting Authority.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: The economic operator’s performance on this contract will be regularly monitored.
If an economic operator fails to reach satisfactory levels of performance the economic operator may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance.
The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the economic operator being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Contracting Authorities on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a period of 12 months from the date of issue of the certificate. A list of these bodies can be viewed at:
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
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to Memorandum of Information (MOI) documentation.
Refer to Memorandum of Information (MOI) documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to Memorandum of Information (MOI) documentation.
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: Refer to Memorandum of Information (MOI) documentation.
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
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
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
(I). not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice or to cancel the procurement at any stage;
(II). to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition;
(III). to award (a) contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the [services] covered by this notice; and
(IV). to award contract(s) in stages.
and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly at risk of the company participating in this procurement process.
This project will be used to progress the Government’s wider social, economic and environmental objectives.
Economic operators should note:
— Electronic ordering will be used; and/or
— Electronic invoicing will be accepted; and/or
— Electronic payment will be used.
CPD is assisting the CA in conducting the procurement process for this requirement, but for the avoidance of doubt, the contract will be entered into by the Northern Ireland Prison Service and the successful tenderer.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
A standstill period will commence at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide 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.
Any proceedings relating to any perceived non-compliance with the relevant law must be started within 30 days, beginning with the date when the economic operator first knew, or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen.(A court may extend the time limit to 3 months ,where the court considers that there is a good reason for doing so).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: