Project BORONA Service Families Accommodation
The Works comprises the ‘design and build’ of circa 360 no. Service Family Accommodation houses, including soft and hard landscaping, utilities services supplies both on and off site along with onsite infrastructure and Section 278 works to complete the project (utilising a subcontractor approved by the Highways Authority).
UK-Huntingdon: Houses construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Defence Infrastructure Organisation, DIO
Housing Prime Contract, Commercial Office, Swales Pavilion Room W052, RAF Wyton
For the attention of: David Stacey
PE28 4SU Huntingdon
Telephone: +44 148052451
Fax: +44 1480446637
General address of the contracting authority: www.mod.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/MicroSite/DIO
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
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Project BORONA Service Families Accommodation, Beacon Barracks, Stafford.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Design and execution
NUTS code UKG24
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)
Houses construction work. The Works comprises the ‘design and build’ of circa 360 no. Service Family Accommodation houses, including soft and hard landscaping, utilities services supplies both on and off site along with onsite infrastructure and Section 278 works to complete the project (utilising a subcontractor approved by the Highways Authority). The scheme is currently with Stafford Borough Council seeking an Outline Planning Permission. The Section 278 works will be required to be completed before any works start on site.
The site has known asbestos contamination, for which Stafford Borough Council has approved the mitigation strategy, which is to encapsulate the asbestos containing material on site as part of the housing development. A set of terms and conditions based on DEFCON 2001 will be utilised.
Aspiration is for construction to be complete by September 2015, with phased handover from June 2015.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The Works comprise the ‘design and build’ of circa 360 no. Service Family Accommodation houses, including soft and hard landscaping, utilities services supplies, both on and off site along with onsite infrastructure and Section 278 works to complete the project (utilising a subcontractor approved by the Highways Authority). The Section 278 works will be required to be completed before any works start on site.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 55 000 000 and 65 000 000 GBP
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: 24 (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 successful bidder may be obliged to provide a parent company deed of indemnity in a form to be specified by the MOD.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
The Authority requires that a Project Bank Account be set up, through which payment will be made to the successful bidder and its sub-contractors. Payment will be made against key project milestones, subject to satisfactory performance. The Authority intends to use an electronic purchase to payment system known as P2P.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
In the event of a joint venture or consortium submitting an acceptable offer, it will be necessary for each member of that joint venture or consortium to sign an undertaking that each member will be jointly and severally responsible for the due performance of the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The contract will be subject to Liquidated Damages.
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: Prospective tenderers are required to complete a PQQ.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Set out in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Set Out in the PQQ.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The information and documentation required is set out in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Candidates will be required to demonstrate that they have the appropriate capability, capacity and experience to undertake the work as set out in the PQQ document.
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
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: For further details please see the PQQ document.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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
21.1.2013 – 23:59
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
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
Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk. The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.
Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk
DIO reserves the right to discontinue the procurement process at any time which shall include the right not to award a contract and does not bind itself to accept the lowest bid or any tender/ PQQ received.
DIO shall not be liable for any cost or expense incurred by any candidate or Tenderer in connection with the completion and return information requested in this contract notice or in the completion or submission of any PQQ or tender.
Bidders will be required to complete the contracting authority’s PQQ document. The PQQ document will be sent out by email after the closing date for Expressions of Interest.
All expressions of interest/ PQQ returns must be communicated as per the details in the PQQ at the above web address. Any expressions/ PQQ returns that are not communicated/ provided as per the PQQ document may not be received and may therefore be disregarded. GO Reference: GO-20121214-DCB-4455453.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to Tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful Tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the Contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the address in section I.1). If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 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.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.12.2012