Planned Maintenance Works Contract Watford

Planned Maintenance Works Contract Watford

The Trust is seeking to appoint 1 suitably qualified and experienced contractor to carry out planned maintenance works to all of the Trusts property.

United Kingdom-Watford: Overhaul and refurbishment work

2015/S 166-302428

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Watford Community Housing Trust
Gateway House, 59 Clarendon Way, Hertfordshire
Contact point(s): www.echelonconsultancy.co.uk/eDocs
For the attention of: Pamela Graham
WD17 1LA Watford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1707339800
E-mail: wcht@echelonconsultancy.co.uk
Fax: +44 1707339801

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: http://www.echelonconsultancy.co.uk/eDocs

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.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:

WCHT Planned Maintenance Works Contract.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various locations in and around Watford, Hertfordshire.

NUTS code UKH23

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

The Trust is seeking to appoint 1 suitably qualified and experienced contractor to carry out planned maintenance works to all of the Trusts property. This would including the following:
— Kitchens,
— Bathrooms,
— Electrics (Rewires and Upgrades),
— Roofing,
— Window and Door Replacements,
— Cyclical Decoration Including Hard-Standings,
— Aids and Adaptations.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45453000, 45421151, 45211310, 45311000, 45261210, 45421100, 45260000, 45311100, 45330000, 45451000, 33196200, 45233160

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

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 total value of the Contract (over the 10 years) is anticipated to be between 26 000 000 GBP and 36 000 000 GBP excluding VAT. The exact figures will be agreed on an annual basis based on the needs of the stock and the available budget taking into account the government’s recent budget announcements. This is set out in more detail in the ITT.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 26 000 000 and 36 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The Contract will be for an initial period of 5 years with an option to extend for a further 5 years with a break clause for non-performance.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 120 (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:

Details of any deposits, guarantees or bonds required by the Contracting Authority will be set out in the contract documents.

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

Details of any financial conditions and payment arrangements required by the Contracting Authority will be set out in the contract documents.

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

Consortium bids must state on their face that the bidding members are a consortium. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require a lead contractor to undertake primary contractual liability or to require that 1 or more parties are jointly and severally liable.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Under the Contracts, the contractor and any supply chain will be required to actively participate in the achievement of social and/or environmental policy objectives relating to recruitment and training and supply chain initiatives. Accordingly, the contract performance conditions will relate in particular to social and/or environmental regeneration 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: Applicants will be required to complete a pre qualification questionnaire consistent with Directive 107 (1) in the 2015 Public Contracts Regulations. This can be obtained from:http://www.echelonconsultancy.co.uk/eDocs and must be returned to the Electronic Submission URL by the date stipulated.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to complete a pre qualification questionnaire consistent with Directive 107 (1) in the 2015 Public Contracts Regulations. This can be obtained fromhttp://www.echelonconsultancy.co.uk/eDocs and must be returned to the electronic submission URL by the date stipulated.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the PQQ http://www.echelonconsultancy.co.uk/eDocs

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Applicants will be required to complete a pre qualification questionnaire consistent with Directive 107 (1) in the 2015 Public Contracts Regulations. This can be obtained from http://www.echelonconsultancy.co.uk/eDocs and must be returned to the electronic submission URL by the date stipulated.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As set out in the PQQ http://www.echelonconsultancy.co.uk/eDocs

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

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 minimum of 5 operators will be invited to tender though the Contracting Authority reserves the right to increase the number of operators to be invited to tenders by 1 or 2, if their scores are closely placed around the cut-off point.
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:

WCHT/664

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

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: 24.9.2015 – 11:59
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.9.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

1.10.2015

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

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.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the long-term Contract at any stage of the procurement process. The Contracting Authority also reserves the right not to award a contract. The Contracting Authority nor any person on whose behalf of whom this procurement is undertaken is to be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing and interest or tendering for this Contract. Tenderers should note that the provisions of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 may apply.
Please note following the government’s 2015 budget the annual contract value is likely to be reduced once the impact of the reduced rental income has been fully evaluated by WCHT. Although the impact is not fully tangible at this stage some of these budgets could be reduced. This is reflected in the ITT documents.

WCHT will be providing an opportunity for all interested suppliers to attend a briefing session at The Jury’s Inn, 31-35 Clarendon Road, Watford, Herts, WD17 1JA on Wednesday, 2.9.2015 from 9:30 to 12:30. The purpose of this briefing will be to provide an introduction to WCHT as well as an overview of the procurement process and the objectives of the procurement exercise. There will also be an opportunity to raise any queries you may have. Suppliers are requested to have a maximum of 2 attendees at the briefing. Please confirm who these will be to Pamela Graham at Echelon using the following email address: wcht@echelonconsultancy.co.uk by 10:30 on the 1.9.2015.

WCHT are procuring the works as a single contract to achieve economies of scale with a single provider.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Section VI.4.2) below

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Section VI.4.2) below

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority will allow a period of at least 10 calendar days between the date it gives to candidates of the decision to award the proposed agreement and the date on which it proposes to conclude the agreement. If by midnight on the 2nd working day of the 10 day standstill period, the Contracting Authority receives a request in writing from a candidate as to why it was unsuccessful, the Contracting Authority is required to provide additional information to the candidate. That information must be provided at least 3 working days before the expiry of the 10 days standstill period (though the standstill period may be extended, if it is not possible to provide the information in time). Requests for additional information should be sent to the contact in Section I.1) An aggrieved candidate who claims that it has suffered or risked loss or damage as a result of a breach by the Contracting Authority of its duties under the Public Contract Regulations 2015 may take proceedings in the High Court. Any such proceedings must be brought promptly and in any event within 3 months from the date on which grounds for bringing proceedings 1st arose (the Court has discretion to extend the period for a good reason).
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Contracting Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages.

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

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
SW1A 2AS London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25.8.2015

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