Professional Services Framework for Bristol City Council

Professional Services Framework for Bristol City Council

Bristol City Council on behalf of the West of England Partnership is seeking a single multi-disciplinary organisation that can provide a full and wide range of transport consultancy services for four years.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Highways engineering services

2015/S 042-072236

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Bristol City Council
City Hall, College Green
Contact point(s): Partnerships, Procurement and Commissioning
For the attention of: John Thompson
BS1 5TR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179224630
E-mail: jane.iles@bristol.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Registration/Register

Electronic access to information: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Registration/Register

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Registration/Register

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
Environment

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

South Gloucestershire Council
Council Department for Environment and Community Services, PO Box 199, Street Care, Civic Centre
BS15 0DR Kingswood
UNITED KINGDOM

North Somerset Council
Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road
BS23 1UJ Weston-super-Mare
UNITED KINGDOM

Bath and North East Somerset Council
The Guild Hall, High Street
BA1 5AW Bath
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Professional Services Framework.

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

NUTS code UKK

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 7 500 000 GBP

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

Highways engineering services. Engineering services. Consultative engineering and construction services. Civil engineering consultancy services. Civil engineering support services. Structural engineering consultancy services. Environmental engineering consultancy services. Advisory and consultative engineering services. Engineering design services. Engineering design services for the construction of civil engineering works. Quantity surveying services for civil engineering works. Engineering design services for traffic installations. Miscellaneous engineering services. Engineering studies. Engineering support services. Technical inspection services of engineering structures. Bristol City Council on behalf of the West of England Partnership is seeking a single multi-disciplinary organisation that can provide a full and wide range of transport consultancy services for four years consisting of large number of small project that will need to be completed in a short period of time.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71311220, 71300000, 71310000, 71311000, 71311100, 71312000, 71313000, 71318000, 71320000, 71322000, 71322100, 71322500, 71330000,71335000, 71336000, 71631400

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:

Bristol City Council on behalf of the West of England Partnership is seeking a single multi-disciplinary organisation that can provide a full and wide range of transport consultancy services for four years consisting of large number of small project that will need to be completed in a short period of time. The services required; transport studies, transport data collection, travel planning and Smarter Choices, project management and scheme implementation, transport development, public consultation, public inquiries, transport policy, passenger transport, traffic management services, road safety audits, traffic signal engineering services, highway improvement work, development services, street lighting design, structural engineering support services, asset management, highway maintenance, drainage design, legislative and technical advice and other transport related services. The average spend over the four local authorities last year was 1 500 000 GBP which comprised of a significant number of commission which a fee value between 20 000 to 50 000 GBP. Very few single projects had a fee value greater than 100 000 GBP. However, there is no guarantee that future volume and size of projects will be the same as previous years’ work. The council spends significant amounts of money with its providers and suppliers. The Bristol City Council is one of many local authorities across the country who has already signed up to paying the living wage rate to their employees. The Bristol City Council will be exploring how the living wage and other elements of the Social Value Act can be developed with the view that some of these requirements will be included in the Invitation to Tender, second stage of this procurement process including apprenticeships etc.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 7 500 000 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: 48 (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:

Information will be provided in the Tender, Online Questionnaire and supporting documents.

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

Bristol City Council standard form of condition for payment. Other local authorities will use their standard form of condition for payment.

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

The authority reserves the right to require grouping contractors to take a particular form or to require a single contractor to take a primary liability or to require that each contractor undertakes joint or several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As specified in the Invitation to Tender documents and framework contract.
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: In accordance with the PQQ Invitation and Selection Shortlisting document. Also: (1) The Council reserves the right to exclude a Bidder if: (a) the Bidder has not confirmed that Blacklists are not used by or on behalf of the Bidder; and/or(b) the Council is not satisfied that the Bidder has demonstrated that adequate measures are in place to ensure that Blacklists are not used by or on behalf of the Bidder. (2) The Council reserves the right to exclude a Bidder if the Council is not satisfied that adequate self-cleaning has been carried out following:(a) an adverse finding by a court or tribunal or other public body exercising similar functions regarding the use of a Blacklist by or on behalf of a Bidder; (b) an admission by the Bidder of the use of a Blacklist by or on behalf of the Bidder. Please refer to the on-line Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and supporting documents for more details (including a definition of ‘Blacklist’) and guidance regarding self-cleaning.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) and set out in the PQQ Invitation and Selection Short-listing document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: In accordance with the In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) and set out in the PQQ Invitation and Selection Short-listing document.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) and set out in the PQQ Invitation and Selection Short-listing document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) and set out in the PQQ Invitation and Selection Short-listing document.
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 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Business capacity and capability and work stream specific capability. Full set of objective criteria are set out in the Selection Criteria which forms a part of the Information Pack.
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:

REQD1001284

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 207-366948 of 28.10.2014

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: 24.2.2015 – 00:01
Payable documents: no

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

10.4.2015 – 12:00

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

15.5.2015

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 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. This procurement will be carried out under the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
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VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Bristol District Registry of the High Court of Justice
Greyfriars, Lewins Mead
BS1 2NR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179106700

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with English law and 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:

23.2.2015

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