Structural Engineering Framework Kent

Structural Engineering Framework Kent

Medway Council are seeking to establish a professional services consultancy framework to cover civil and structural engineering requirements,

United Kingdom-Chatham: Civil engineering consultancy services

2016/S 213-388862

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Medway Council
Gun Wharf, Dock Road
For the attention of: Mr Nigel Ford
ME4 4TR Chatham
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634332088
E-mail: nigel.ford@medway.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.medway.gov.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: Medway Council
Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road
For the attention of: Mr Nigel Ford
ME4 4TR Chatham
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634332088
E-mail: nigel.ford@medway.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:Medway Council
Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road
For the attention of: Mr Nigel Ford
ME4 4TR Chatham
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634332088
E-mail: nigel.ford@medway.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Medway Council
Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road
For the attention of: Mr Nigel Ford
ME4 4TR Chatham
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634332088
E-mail: nigel.ford@medway.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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

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

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Town Hall, Mount Pleasant Rd Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1RS
TN1 1RS Tunbridge Wells
United Kingdom

Sevenoaks District Council
Council Offices, Argyle Rd Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HG
TN13 1HG Sevenoaks
United Kingdom

Dartford Borough Council
Civic Centre, Home Gdns Dartford, Kent, DA1 1DR
DA1 1DR Dartford
United Kingdom

Maidstone Borough Council
London Rd Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8HR
ME16 8HR Maidstone
United Kingdom

Ashford Borough Council
Ashford Civic Centre, Tannery La Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PL
TN23 1PL Ashford
United Kingdom

Thanet District Council
Cecil Street Margate and Ramsgate, Kent, CT9 1
CT9 Margate
United Kingdom

Gravesham Borough Council
Civic Centre, Windmill St Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1AU
DA12 1AU Gravesend
United Kingdom

Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council
Gibson Building Kings Hill Kings Hill West Malling, ME19 4LZ
ME19 4LZ West Malling
United Kingdom

Kent County Council
County Hall Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1XQ
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom

Dover District Council
Honeywood Parkway Whitfield, Dover, CT16
CT16 Dover
United Kingdom

Shepway District Council
Castlehill Avenue Folkestone, CT20
CT20 Folkestone
United Kingdom

Swale Borough Council
Swale House, East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 3HT
ME10 3HT Sittingbourne
United Kingdom

Canterbury City Council
Canterbury Main Office Military Road, Canterbury CT1 1YW
CT1 1YW Canterbury
United Kingdom

Kent Police Authority
1St Floor, Gail House Lower Stone St, Maidstone ME15 6NB
ME15 6NB Maidstone
United Kingdom

Kent Fire and Rescue Service
The Godlands, Straw Mill Hill, Tovil, Maidstone, ME15 6XB
ME15 6XB Maidstone
United Kingdom

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Civil and Structural Engineering Professional Services Consultancy 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 UKJ41

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 several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 30

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 1 000 000 and 25 000 000 GBP

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

Medway Council are seeking to establish a professional services consultancy framework to cover civil and structural engineering requirements, which will be awarded over 3 lots to successful bidders. The framework will initially run for 2 years with an option to extend for a further 2 years. The framework will also be open to be accessed by all public sector bodies in Kent.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71311000, 71312000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots

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:

Medway Council are seeking to establish a professional services consultancy framework to cover civil and structural engineering requirements, which will be awarded over 3 lots to successful bidders. The framework will initially run for 2 years with an option to extend for a further 2 years. The framework will also be open to be accessed by all public sector bodies in Kent.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 25 000 000 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: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Traffic Schemes and Network Management Professional Services

1)Short description

Traffic Schemes and Network Management Professional Services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71320000

3)Quantity or scope


CDM

audit of highway network

development of community transport plans

assessment, design and project management of traffic management proposals

implementation of traffic regulation orders

appraisal of traffic count information

assessment of facilities for the disabled and vulnerable road users

tactical modelling of junctions and microsimulation (Aimsum)

accident investigation including feasibility analysis and site ranking

area, junction and route assessment

urban safety management initiatives

road safety education, training, publicity, co-ordination and audit of school crossing patrols

school travel plans

parking scheme design and implementation

car parking management including land use assessment, operational advice and economic viability

production and assessment of Traffic Impact Assessments

scheme financial assessment and cost / benefit analysis

project management services.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 25 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Highways and Highway Structures

1)Short description

Highways and Highway Structures.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71312000

3)Quantity or scope


CDM

highway structure inspections

highway structure assessments

design, contract production and site supervision of highway structure schemes (including new highway structures / re-decking / reconstruction / painting )

design, contract production and site supervision of highway schemes (including traffic calming / bus and cycle schemes / junction improvements / new roads )

geotechnical advice

topographical surveys

acoustic assessments

street lighting design

quantity surveying

drainage design and flood study work

project management services.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 25 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Transport Related Civil and structural professional advice and services including Investigation, Planning, Design, Operations and Maintenance activities.

1)Short description

Transport Related Civil and structural professional advice and services including Investigation, Planning, Design, Operations and Maintenance activities.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71310000, 71311200, 71356400, 72224000

3)Quantity or scope

The scope of the civil advice and services will include the following areas:

Streetworks

Drainage

Earthworks

Geotechnics including contamination

Heavy Structures and materials

LRT alignment

Traffic and junction modelling

Highways — horizontal and vertical alignment

CDM

project Management Services
The scope of the structural advice and services include the following areas:

Projects include construction and refurbishment of interchanges, bridges and rail-related structures.

Bus projects and smarter travel options including:
a.
Bus stations
b.
On highways work
c.
Bus priority infrastructure
d.
Rail station development
e.
Park and ride and
f.
Associated infrastructure e.g. bridges and viaducts
Expertise in the following activities will be required:

Initial design concept

Input / output / set up and if required value and risk workshop

Provide input to others in the general reporting and approval process

Investigate feasibility options

Produce feasibility studies

Assist in identification of risk

Produce product briefs

Provide input to cost studies

Provide input to life cycle costs

Develop product design briefs

Develop initial product briefs

Assist in performance of risk management

Assist in performance of change control

Perform value engineering exercises

Provide input to life cycle cost analysis

Provide input to product design costs and cost plans

Assist in developing contractual requirements

Produce detailed product designs

Produce product information

Perform value management

Provide input to procurement of resources

Expand product information

Provide records / as-built information

Ensure design information is complete and active

Input to post implementation reviews

Input to process reviews

Input to operations effectiveness workshops

Assist client in preliminary / feasibility work

Assist client in preparation of standard documentation

Assist and / or advise client on establishing and operating record / information systems

Hold, maintain, be responsible for computer models and data sets on behalf of the client
The scope of services includes oversight of the procurement and report production for more specialist items of work, for example site investigations, topographical surveys, structural I inspections/analysis.
The extent of the services associated with the above, scope also includes planning, outline and detailed design in connection with transport-related capital programme works. These may vary from minor on street facilities to state of the art multi-modal transport interchanges. Examples of where appointed Civil and Structural Engineering consultants have supported/are supporting TfGM include, design development and subsequent bid evaluation for the Metrolink Phase 3a. Expansion programme and design development and subsequent scheme delivery representation for Bolton Interchange.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 25 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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 30

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

0729
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 30.11.2016 – 08:00
Payable documents: no

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

30.11.2016 – 08:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30.11.2016 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31.10.2016

 

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