Principal Contractors Framework for Building Refurbishment Scotland

Principal Contractors Framework for Building Refurbishment Scotland

A Framework for the appointment of Principal Contractors to deliver Building Refurbishment works and projects.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Construction work

2017/S 127-259056

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service
Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive
Edinburgh
EH11 3XD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314443300
E-mail: procurement@scotcourts.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM25

I.1)Name and addresses

Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service
Crown Office, 25 Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1LA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312262626
E-mail: ps_copfs@scotland.gsi.gov.uk
Fax: +44 8445614069
NUTS code: UKM25Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.copfs.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00292

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Principal Contractors Framework for Building Refurbishment.

Reference number: Proc 1-117

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) together with the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS), are seeking to establish a framework for the appointment of Principal Contractors to deliver Building Refurbishment works and projects.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45111291
45210000
45216112
45216110
45300000
45400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Various sites — Scotland wide including Islands.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) together with the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS), are seeking to establish a framework for the appointment of Principal Contractors to deliver Building Refurbishment works and projects.

The properties are diverse, located throughout mainland Scotland and its Islands, encompassing various sizes and range of ages from very old listed buildings to more modern structures.

Due to the age of the Estate and the changing use of the courts and tribunals, an annual refurbishment programme is managed by the Property Services Unit within SCTS with requirements spanning the entire spectrum of construction disciplines and services.

Objective of this Framework is to support the successful delivery of building refurbishment and construction related projects across SCTS, COPFS and HMCTS property portfolios. This objective is directly aligned with the strategic priority of ‘A Well Managed Estate’.

Further details available within the procurement documents.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.

For UK based organisations, bidders must provide a copy of their Certificate of Incorporation. For non-UK based companies, please refer to Schedule 5 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Question 4B.1.1: Turnover

Question 4B.4.): Financial Ratios

Question 4B.5.1-5.2): Liability and Indemnity Insurance.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Question 4B.1.1: Turnover

Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘general’ yearly turnover of 4 000 000 GBP for the last 3 years.

This is based on a maximum of 50 % (annual contract value to turnover with equal distribution across 3 Framework Contractors) considered acceptable within risk appetite. Bidders will not be discounted solely on basis of turnover if financial strength and capacity can be sufficiently demonstrated across other measures in this section.

Question 4B.4.): Financial Ratios

1.Current Ratio (Current Assets/Current Liabilities)

The acceptable range (i.e. the minimum requirement) for this ratio is 1-2.

2.Net Profit Margin (%)

The acceptable range (i.e. the minimum requirement) for this ratio is >0 (i.e. positive)

Question 4B.5.1-5.2): Liability and Indemnity Insurance

— Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 10 000 000 GBP

— Public Liability Insurance = 10 000 000 GBP

— Professional Indemnity Insurance — 5 000 000 GBP.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Question 4C.1.2: Examples of similar services/contracts

Question 4C.4: Supply Chain Management

Question 4C.6: Professional Qualifications.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Bidders are required to achieve an ‘Acceptable’ score in line with criteria stated in the procurement documents for each of the questions in section C in order to qualify.

Question 4C.1.2: Examples of similar services/contracts

The expectation is that successful Contractors will be able to demonstrate the following in the response to this question:

— Experience of operation as Principal Contractor on projects of a similar nature

— Examples demonstrate breadth of strong delivery capability in contracts of a similar size and scale

— Ability to meet service delivery requirements as indicated in the Contract Notice

Question 4C.4: Supply Chain Management

It is the expectation that a robust system/process is in place to regulate and manage activities throughout the supply chain, including subcontracted elements.

Question 4C.6: Professional Qualifications

Successful Contractors will hold, or be able obtain in advance of contract award, accreditation to the following bodies (or equivalent):

— CHAS (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) or similar that meets HSE’s Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) standard.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 22/08/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/08/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service, Edinburgh.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Framework to be retender prior to expiry in 2021.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=497933

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

1. The Contractor acknowledges that SCTS will seek to achieve community benefits through its contract specifications where possible provided that those conditions are compatible with European Union law. Community benefits place an emphasis on targeted recruitment and training and shall include, but shall not be limited to, creating employment opportunities for the long term unemployed and supporting small and medium sized enterprises. The Contractor will bear SCTS’s commitment to the Glasgow Living Wage in mind for the duration of the Agreement. The Contractor shall comply with and deliver the Community Benefit Method Statement as detailed in Part 9 of the Schedule of this Agreement provided during the tendering of this Agreement. SCTS and the Contractor may, during the period of this Agreement, agree changes to community benefit deliverables in the Community Benefit Method Statement where alternative measures capable of delivering greater benefit emerge and are identified by the Contractor during the period of the Agreement.

2. The Contractor is required to take all reasonable steps to employ apprentices, and report to the Employer the numbers of apprentices employed and the wider skills training provided, during the delivery of the service.

3. The Contractor is required to take all reasonable steps to ensure that no less than the percentage of its employees stated in the Contract Data (the ‘Apprenticeship Percentage’) are on formal apprenticeship programmes or that a similar proportion of hours worked in delivering the service, (which may include support staff and Subcontractors) are provided by employees on formal apprenticeship programmes.

4. The Contractor is required to make available to its employees and Subcontractors working on the contract, information about the Government’s Apprenticeship programme and wider skills opportunities.

5. The Contractor is to provide any further skills training opportunities that are appropriate for its employees engaged in providing the Service.

(SC Ref:497933)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=497933

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service
Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive
Edinburgh
EH11 3XD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314443300Internet address:http://www.scotcourtstribunals.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/07/2017

 

Related Posts

Middlesex University Building Consultants Framework

Property Management Services at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

City of London Corporation Minor Works Term Contract

Standing List of Approved Contractors – Devon County Council

Health and Safety Consultancy Framework

Enjoyed this post? Share it!