Surface Treatments Contract for Cumbria County Council

Surface Treatments Contract for Cumbria County Council

To carry out Surface Dressing, Micro-asphalt and High Friction Surface Treatments within the County of Cumbria for 2 years plus 2 optional 12 months extensions.

United Kingdom-Carlisle: Resurfacing works

2014/S 232-408306

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cumbria County Council
Commissioning, Procurement and Contract Management, The Lonsdale Building, The Courts
For the attention of: Mrs Abi Lindsay
CA3 8NA Carlisle
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1228221746
E-mail: abi.lindsay@cumbria.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.cumbria.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.the-chest.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Public order and safety
Environment
Economic and financial affairs
Health
Social protection
Education

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:

Surface Treatments Contract.

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

Works
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cumbria.

NUTS code UKD1

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)

To carry out Surface Dressing, Micro-asphalt and High Friction Surface Treatments within the County of Cumbria for 2 years plus 2 optional 12 months extensions.
Contractors must be registered under the National Highways Sector Scheme 13 — For the Supply and Application of Surface Treatments to Road Surfaces.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233251

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: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 16 800 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (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:

As in tender documents.

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

As in tender documents.

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

As in tender documents.

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: As in tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As in tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Contractors must have a minimum annual turnover of GBP 8 400 000 to be able to participate in this tender exercise.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As in tender documents.
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:

9R3P-ZXTACN

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

no

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

15.1.2015 – 12:00
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15.1.2015 – 12:10
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Democratic Services to lift the seal.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

VI.3)Additional information

Contractors wishing to express an interest and obtain access to the tender documents should go to www.the-chest.org.uk and click on current opportunities from the navigation area on the left of the screen.

On the next screen enter the contract Reference 9R3P-ZXTACN in the box labelled ‘contains’ then click search.
Click on the Blue link for the contract title to view the opportunity.

To express an interest you will need to login. if you are not already registered on the www.the-chest.org.uk you will need to return to the home page and click on Register.

The ‘Register FREE’ link is in the navigation area on the left of the screen. Registration is free of charge and your user name and password will be emailed to you.
Cumbria County Council is fully supportive of all aspects of diversity including ethnicity, race, religion, age,disability and sexual orientation. In this respect Cumbria County Council welcomes expressions of interest from ethnic minority, disabled and other diverse business communities and the voluntary sector.
Economic operators are therefore required to fully comply with all statutory obligations/applicable legislation and there will be a requirement to participate in the Authority’s supplier audits on all aspects of diversity.
The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:
(I) Not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice;
(II) To make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates.
If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a Contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded.
Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of potential suppliers. Any orders placed under this Contract will form a separate contract under the scope of this Contract between the supplier and the specific requesting other contracting body. The Contracting Authority and other contracting bodies utilising the Contract reserve the right to use any electronic portal during the life of the agreement.
The range provided in Section II.1.4 is only an estimate.
Under this contract, the contractor and its supply chain will be required to actively participate in the achievement of social and/or environmental policy objectives relating to employment, training/skills and supply chain initiatives.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Conway Stewart
Commissioning, Procurement and Contract Management, The Lonsdale Building
CA3 8NA Carlisle
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: conway.stewart@cumbria.gov.uk
Internet address: www.cumbria.gov.uk

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:

28.11.2014

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