Scaffolding Services Framework

Scaffolding Services Framework

RCTH is seeking to appoint a number of scaffolding suppliers to support the service delivery of our internal repairs team.

United Kingdom-Pontypridd: Scaffolding

2015/S 067-120031

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

RCT Homes
Ty Pennant, Mill Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Team
CF37 2SW Pontypridd
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1443494400

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.rcthomes.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0787

Electronic access to information: http://www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: RCT Homes
Ty Pennant, Mill Street
CF37 2SW Pontypridd
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1443494400
Internet address: www.rcthomes.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: RCT Homes
Ty Pennant, Mill Street
CF37 2SW Pontypridd
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1443494400
Internet address: www.rcthomes.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: RCT Homes
Ty Pennant, Mill Street
CF37 2SW Pontypridd
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1443494400
Internet address: www.rcthomes.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

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)Description

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

Provision of Scaffolding Services to RCT Homes Ltd.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Rhondda Cynon Taf.

NUTS code UKL15

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 years: 2

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

Estimated value excluding VAT: 845 688 GBP

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

RCTH is seeking to appoint a number of scaffolding suppliers to support the service delivery of our internal repairs team, the Housing Maintenance Unit (HMU). RCTH intend to appoint a maximum of three suppliers to a framework arrangement. Appointment to the framework offers no guarantee of work streams, however where work arises supplier services will be drawn down on a needs basis based on capacity, quality and performance. Successful suppliers appointed to the framework will hold their pricing for the duration of the contract. The contract duration will be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a further 12 months subject to satisfactory performance.
The scaffolding will be required primarily to support responsive repairs to our properties that arise as follows:
Responsive repairs – work ordered following the tenant or a member of staff reporting a defect to one of our properties. The selected supplier will provide scaffolding required on all responsive repair work undertaken across all of the properties managed by RCTH. The scaffolding will be used by either RCTH’s in-house labour force or by contractors working on behalf of RCTH.
The selected supplier may also be nominated to provide all scaffolding required by contractors undertaking cyclical and planned maintenance works on properties managed by RCTH. Although there is no obligation for the Contractor to utilise our nominated providers if they can demonstrate VFM through use of their own or alternative providers. The scaffolding will be used by either RCTH’s in-house labour force or by contractors working on behalf of RCTH.
The appointed suppliers will be required to:
-Erect basic scaffolding
-Design scaffold structures where basic scaffold structures are not considered satisfactory
-Alter scaffolding following its erection (if required)
-Inspect scaffolding structures to ensure that they are safe, attaching scaffolding tags once erected, ensuring they are completed and signed off
-Ensure tenant TV and Satellite signals are maintained and/or reinstated satisfactorily following scaffold erection Re-inspection of scaffolding (where necessary)Dismantle scaffolding and remove from site
-Ensure tenant TV and Satellite signals are maintained and/or reinstated satisfactorily following scaffold erection

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=24899

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44212310, 44212315, 45262100, 45262110, 45262120

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 845 688 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: 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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;
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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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:

RCT 029
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

15.5.2015 – 10:00
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

Date: 18.5.2015 – 12:00

Place:

RCT Homes Head Office

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(WA Ref:24899)
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
RCTH requires its Contractors to participate actively in economic and social regeneration of the locality and surrounding place of delivery for the procurement. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate to particular social and environmental delivery.
Within their proposals suppliers should highlight how they currently undertake the following activities, and also how they will specifically address these opportunities for RCTH tenants and communities:
– Generate employment and training for long term unemployed, with particular reference to providing opportunities within the RCTH Borough, and specifically RCTH tenants.
– Provide training opportunities for youth, inclusive of retention opportunities
– Promote supply chain opportunities for SME’s
– Development of trade skills within your existing workforce.
Suppliers may as part of their proposal offer RCTH as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility agenda or commitment to RCTH Social Inclusion agenda some of the following (but not limited to) school work experience placements, apprenticeships, employment, sponsorship, Business in the Community, Give & Gainsupport events etc.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:

2.4.2015

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