Play Area Improvements Staffordshire

Play Area Improvements Staffordshire

East Staffordshire Borough Council is seeking a supplier to provide a programme of improvements to the Council’s play areas, including the construction of a new play area from scratch, refurbishment of existing play areas and the removal of obsolete play areas.

United Kingdom-Burton upon Trent: Park and playground equipment

2014/S 126-224756

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

East Staffordshire Borough Council
The Maltsters, Wetmore Road
Contact point(s): Programmes and Transformation Team
For the attention of: Jennifer Norman
DE14 1LA Burton upon Trent
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1283508000
E-mail: procurement@eaststaffsbc.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1283508388

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://eaststaffbc.g2b.info/index.htm

Electronic access to information: https://www.delta-esourcing.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.delta-esourcing.com

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Play Area Improvements

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

Services
Service category No 26: Recreational, cultural and sporting services

NUTS code UKG2

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)

Park and playground equipment. Playground equipment. Playground swings. Playground climbing apparatus. Playground merry go rounds. Playground slides. Playground see saws. Playground tunnels. Playground sandboxes. Repair and maintenance services of playground equipment. Flatwork for children’s play area. East Staffordshire Borough Council is seeking a supplier to provide a programme of improvements to the Council’s play areas, including the construction of a new play area from scratch, refurbishment of existing play areas and the removal of obsolete play areas. The supplier will be responsible for managing each individual project from community consultation and design, through to installation. The contract requires delivery across 21 sites with work to conclude March 2016. There may also be opportunities for additional community initiated projects to be undertaken on East Staffordshire Borough Council owned sites.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

East Staffordshire Borough Council is seeking a supplier to provide a programme of improvements to the Council’s play areas, including the construction of a new play area from scratch, refurbishment of existing play areas and the removal of obsolete play areas. The supplier will be responsible for managing each individual project from community consultation and design, through to installation. The contract requires delivery across 21 sites with work to conclude March 2016. There may also be opportunities for additional community initiated projects to be undertaken on East Staffordshire Borough Council owned sites.
II.2.2)Information about options

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: 19 (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:

East Staffordshire Borough Council reserves the right to require a parent company guarantee in the form of document contained in the Employer’s Requirements if deemed appropriate by the Council.

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

Payment on delivery of services

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

Please form legal entity before contracting

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities
(e) Where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work
(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract
(h) A statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last three years
(i) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract
(k) With regard to the products to be supplied: (i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests; (ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards
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: no

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: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As specified in the tender documentation
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:

2014-04-PAI

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

no

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

31.7.2014 – 12:00
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
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

Applicants are invited to submit a tender and any requested supporting information. The information and documents for this contract will be accessible at the following website www.delta-esourcing.com.

To be able to access these documents you will need to register your company details and enter the following Access Code 6F6J54SXTN. You will then be issued with a Username and Password. If you have already registered with Delta previously, please login and click on ‘Response Manager’, entering the Access Code above. This will allow you to collect the relevant documentation. If you have registered and have forgotten your Username and Password, please click on the forgotten password link on the Delta-esourcing homepage. Please keep this Username and Password secure, and do not pass it to any third parties. You must log into Delta and then click on ‘Response Manager’, if you have added the Access Code to your registration you will automatically be able view the relevant contract opportunity and the available documents. Please check that you are able to access these online documents. If you are experiencing problems please contact the Delta helpdesk via email:helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com or call 0845 270 7050 for further assistance. Completed application Packs should also be returned via the Delta e-sourcing tool. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all the documents in an application like WinZip or WinRar.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Burton-upon-Trent:-Park-and-playground-equipment./6F6J54SXTN

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/6F6J54SXTN

GO Reference: GO-201471-PRO-5780053

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

East Staffordshire Borough Council
The Maltsters, Wetmore Road
DE14 1LA Burton upon Trent
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@eaststaffsbc.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1283508000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.7.2014

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