Planning Services Required – Northern Ireland

Planning Services Required – Northern Ireland

Competition for the appointment of Planning Feasibility Consultancy Services for social housing projects in Northern Ireland: up to the value of 150 000 GBP.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis

2015/S 042-072217

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Choice Housing Ireland T/A OakleeTrinity
37-41 May Street
Contact point(s): Apply in writing to email address below
For the attention of: Procurement Team
BT1 4DN Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890441398
E-mail: developmentprogramme@oakleetrinity.org.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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: yes

Helm Housing
Helm House, 38-52 Lisburn Road
BT9 6AA Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

North Belfast Housing Association
8 Flax Street
BT14 7EQ Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

Ulidia Housing
20 Derryvolgie Avenue
BT9 6FN Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

South Ulster Housing Association
18-22 Carlton Street
BT62 3EN Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Competition for the appointment of Planning Feasibility Consultancy Services for social housing projects in Northern Ireland: up to the value of 150 000 GBP.

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

Services
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: UKN-Northern Ireland.

NUTS code UK

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)

Planning feasibility consultancy service to be provided at key stages of social housing development projects working in conjunction with Integrated Design Team(s).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71241000

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 competition is for Planning Feasibility Consultancy Services to be provided at key stages of social housing development projects working in conjunction with Integrated Design Team(s).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 and 150 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 36 (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:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require bonds, deposits, guarantees or other forms of undertaking or security to secure performance.

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

Details to be included in tender documentation.

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

Subject to the status and involvement of the parties, the Contracting Authority may require parties to commit to joint and several liability in respect of the contract. Alternatively, the Contracting Authority may expect the lead operator to take total responsibility or require a consortium to form a legal entity before entering into contract. The Contracting Authority may require collateral warranties, parent company guarantees and / or performance bonds as applicable to be entered into by involved economic operators.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Details will be set out in the contract documentation.
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: Conditions for participating in the competition are set out in detail in the Information Memorandum and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire applicable to the competition, and which are available from the email address in section I.1.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The information and documentation required is set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Information Memorandum relating to the competition and available from the contact point referred to above. In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, the following minimum overall annual turnovers are required for each of the last 3 financial years.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Turnover equivalent to 60 000 GBP.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The information and documentation required is set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Information Memorandum relating to the competition and available from the contact point referred to above.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The information and documentation required is set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Information Memorandum relating to the competition and available from the contact point referred to above.
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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price

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:

PLANSERV15 Competition 1

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

Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 249-442496 of 27.12.2014

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: 11.3.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

18.3.2015 – 15:00
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

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 30 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20.3.2015 – 15:00

Place:

Address of Contracting Authority.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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 cost of responding to the procurement exercise and any subsequent exercises and participation in the procurement process generally will be borne solely by each economic operator participating. A Memorandum of Information and Instruction to Tenderers is available in respect of the project referred to in Section I above. Economic operators should note that the Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel this procurement process at any stage. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to the contract award is at the sole risk of the economic operator participating in the procurement process. All discussion and correspondence will be deemed strictly ‘subject to contract’ until a formal contract is entered into. The formal contract shall not be binding until it has been signed and dated by the duly authorised representatives of the parties. Any date given in Section IV above is a best estimate at the time of dispatch. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend any such date. Neither the publication of this Notice nor the employment of any particular terminology or any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intends to hold itself bound by Directive 2004/18/EC (as amended) as implemented by the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of Justice (Belfast)
Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court of Justice (Belfast)
Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Appeals must be lodged in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25.2.2015

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