Severn Bridge Cable Inspection Tender

Severn Bridge Cable Inspection Tender

Severn River Crossing Plc wishes to carry out an internal inspection of the main cables of the M48 Severn Bridge.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Construction work for steel bridges

2015/S 082-145073

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Severn River Crossing Plc
Bridge Access Road, Aust
For the attention of: Ms Trish Johnson
BS35 4BD Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1454635000
E-mail: engineering@severnbridge.co.uk
Fax: +44 1454633322

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.severnbridge.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: AECOM Ltd
71 High Holborn
For the attention of: Mr Charles Cocksedge
WC1V 6QS London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2076011618
E-mail: charles.cocksedge@aecom.com
Fax: +44 2076452099
Internet address: http://www.aecom.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: AECOM Ltd
71 High Holborn
For the attention of: Mr Charles Cocksedge
WC1V 6QS London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2076011618
E-mail: charles.cocksedge@aecom.com
Fax: +44 2076452099
Internet address: http://www.aecom.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Severn River Crossing Plc
Bridge Access Road, Aust
For the attention of: Ms Trish Johnson
BS35 4BD Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1454635000
E-mail: engineering@severnbridge.co.uk
Fax: +44 1454633322
Internet address: http://severnbridge.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Public Limited Company

I.3)Main activity

Other: Transport

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

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

Highways England
Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay
BS1 6HA Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

M48 Severn Bridge — Third Internal Cable Inspection.

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

Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: M48 Severn Bridge.

NUTS code UKK12

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)

Severn River Crossing Plc wishes to carry out an internal inspection of the main cables of the M48 Severn Bridge. The contract will include the design and provision of access (at deck level and high level), unwrapping, wedging, wire sampling and reinstatement.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45221115

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:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 3 000 000 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: 15 (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:

Those firms invited to tender will be advised in the tender documents.

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

Monthly payments of measured work carried out.

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

(i) for Unincorporated Joint Ventures it will be necessary for each member of the group to sign an undertaking that they will be jointly and severally bound for the due performance of the contract;
(ii) for Single Legal Entities/Incorporated Joint Ventures submitting an acceptable offer, the consortium must provide a Corporate statement of intent to form itself into a single legal entity before any contract can be awarded.
The Contractor must state in its expression of interest to this Notice whether it is an Incorporated Joint Venture (stating the date of Incorporation) or an Unincorporated Joint Venture (Joint and Several Liability). In the case of an Unincorporated Joint Venture (Joint and Several Liability) the Contractor must also confirm the names of all the contracting entities with the Employer should they be selected to tender.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Applicants are required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire. This may be obtained from the contact in Annex A II and must be completed and returned by the deadline given in IV 3.4.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As stated in the documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As stated in the documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The pre-qualification questionnaire will be available from the contact given in IV 3.4.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As stated in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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

Restricted

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

Envisaged minimum number 2: and maximum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As stated in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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:

60338725

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 64-111846 of 1.4.2015

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

6.6.2015 – 12:00

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

17.6.2015

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
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: Severn River Crossing Plc will incorporate a minimum 10 days standstill period at the point information on award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Appeals should be lodged in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23.4.2015

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