Scaffolding Contract Dumbarton

Scaffolding Contract Dumbarton

Measured Term Contract for Design, Supply and Erection,Dismantling of Scaffolding.

United Kingdom-Dumbarton: Scaffolding

2016/S 186-333845

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

West Dunbartonshire Council
Garshake Road
G82 3PU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Alex Grace
Telephone: +44 1389737000
NUTS code: UKM31
I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Measured Term Contract for Design, Supply and Erection,Dismantling of Scaffolding.

Reference number: 1314-51

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Councils Housing Maintenance department Building Services, requires the services of a competent contractor to design, supply, erect and dismantle scaffold access equipment to allow the department to meet its requirements to deliver maintenance and repairs to the Council’s Housing and Public Buildings.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM31
Main site or place of performance:

West Dunbartonshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Councils Housing & Building Maintenance department Building Services, requires the services of a competent contractor to design, supply, erect and dismantle scaffold access equipment to allow the department to meet its requirements to deliver maintenance & repairs to the Council’s Housing and Public Buildings.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 20
Price – Weighting: 80
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 2 years subject to satisfactory performance determined by the Council.

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

With reference to ESPD questions:

4B.1,& 4B.2 Turnover — supplier must demonstrate and annual turnover for each of the two previous years of greater than two times the annual value of contract on offer est.500 000 GBP

4B.4 Ratios — a Pass in any two of the three ratios as an overall Pass for Economic and Financial standing.

— (Ratio 1) Acid Test — (Current Assets-stock)/Current Liabilities. To pass the Acid Test Ratio question the bidder must have a score of greater than 1.

— (Ratio 2) Return on Capital Employed %– Profit/Capital employed. To pass this question the Council require the bidder to score a positive figure/Percentage.

— (Ratio 3) Current Ratio — Current Assets/Liabilities. To pass this question the Council require the bidder to achieve a score of greater than 1.

WDC will use template WD09 — WDC Financial Vetting Questionnaire v1.0, it is recommended that candidates review their own ratio scores in advance of submitting their tender. In the event that a firm does not meet the financial criteria for consideration but has a parent company that does, the firm may still be eligible for consideration where their Tender Submission is supported by a Parent Company Guarantee WD04 — Parent Company Guarantee refers. Should after review of the financial evaluation of tenderer fail, then the tender submission may be rejected.


Q4B.5.1 –It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the insurance levels listed below.

— Employers Liability Insurance — 10 000 000 GBP


— Public and Product Liability Insurance — 10 000 000 GBP.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

ESPD questions 4C.1.2, 4C.2, 4C.8.1, 4C.8.2, 4C.9, 4C.10, 4D.1,

These question will be scored in line with “Evaluation Methodology” as detailed in WD01 however a minimum “pass” threshold of 2 acceptable(50 %) must be achieved or the tenderer will have failed to meet the Councils requirements and therefore will not progress to stage 2 “award criteria (Technical & Commercial envelopes)

With reference to ESPD question 4C.1.2, bidders will be required to provide 3 examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the scaffolding services as described in part II.2.4 of this Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice.

These examples will be for Scaffold Services for public sector or social rented housing sector or private sector, which may include local authorities, housing association or social landlords or similar services, with a value similar or greater to West Dunbartonshire Councils annual requirements.

The Council reserves the right to contact any or all of the companies provided in previous works examples to ascertain performance and visit their premises, candidates should ensure that companies listed would be willing to discuss the candidates performance with the Council.

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:

Health & Safety systems and procedures

Full details are contained in section VI.3 Additional Information.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 08/11/2016
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:


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: 08/11/2016
Local time: 12:00

Council Offices administered electronically through PCS-T.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

Either in 2 years time at September 2018 or September 2020 if optional extension taken.

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:

The document entitled ‘Supplier Certificates & additional Selection Criteria’ are al found in the general attachments area of PCS-T and

should be completed and presented at the ‘Request for Documentation’ stage on PCS-T.

1. WD04 Parent Company Guarantee.

2. WD05 Non Collusion Certificate.

3. WD07 Certificate of Non- Canvassing.

4. WD08 FOI Declaration.

5. WD09 WDC Financial Vetting Questionnaire.

6. WD15 Police Scotland Checks.

The above constitutes tender selection criteria. Failure to respond will result in exclusion from the tender.

Minimum requirements to pass the qualification envelope, exclusion and selection criteria.

Discretionary Scored Questions — Shortlisting Qualification Envelope Questions

These questions will be scored in line with the ‘Evaluation Methodology’ detailed in WD01.

Q4D.1 Mandatory Pass/Fail Question –Health & Safety

1. The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent), accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS

OHSAS 18001 (or equivalent) or have, within the last 12 months, successfully met the assessment requirements of a construction-related

scheme in registered membership of the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) forum.


2. The bidder can demonstrate an equivalent.

With reference to information sharing with Police Scotland bidders are will be required to confirm acceptance to sharing company.

director’s details at preferred bidder’s status.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 6801. For more information see:

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause in this contract.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

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

tenderers are requested to offer community benefits within the technical envelope responses, if accepted by the council will consider these to be a contractual requirement.

(SC Ref:462282).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

West Dunbartonshire Council
Garshake Road
G82 3PU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1389737000Internet address:
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:



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