Tender for the Provision of Balcony Refurbishment

Tender for the Provision of Balcony Refurbishment

A Measured Term Contract covering the refurbishment of walk-up blocks, medium rise blocks and the like.

United Kingdom-Southampton: Balcony work

2014/S 237-416339

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Southampton City Council
Procurement Services, 1st floor, One Guildhall Square
For the attention of: May Chris
SO14 7FP Southampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2380833063
E-mail: chris.may@southampton.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.southampton.gov.uk/business-licensing/supply-council/supply-portal.aspx

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Public order and safety
Environment
Housing and community amenities
Social protection
Recreation, culture and religion
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:

Tender for the Provision of Balcony Refurbishment – Measured Term Contract.

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

Works
Execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK-Southampton.

NUTS code UKJ32

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)

A Measured Term Contract covering the refurbishment of walk-up blocks, medium rise blocks and the like,balconies including but not limited to: the renewal of the walkway surface; improvements to the rainwater drainage; the enhancement of the overall look of each block by replacing existing balustrades with a new handrail system comprising modern infill panels; the provision of structural support to the balconies to prevent collapse and leave in good structural condition; the renewal of external electric light installations serving balconies and stairwells; and the decoration of the balconies and associated stairwells to various locations across the city of Southampton.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45262900, 45310000, 45211000, 45451000

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

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

GBP 5 250 000 to GBP 6 500 000.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 250 000 and 6 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend by 1 x 12 month periods.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 36 (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:

A performance bond, and/or parent company guarantee (in the case of a subsidiary company), may be required.

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

As defined within the Tender documents.

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

Partnership, limited company, prime contractor, limited liability partnership.

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: Any supplier may be disqualified who: (a) is in circumstances such that any of the personal situations set out in Article 45 of Directive 2004/18/EC apply to the economic operator; or (b) has been or is subject to legal proceedings (civil or criminal) under Race Relations, Sex Discrimination (including victimisation), Disability Discrimination legislation, awards, judgements, convictions (spent or exempt) or similar in the country he is established or in the country of the contracting authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18 EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the Pre- Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 48 to 50 of Directive 2004/18 EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the Pre- Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out 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 5: and maximum number 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out 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:

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

8.1.2015 – 15:00
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

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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Feb 2017.

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

Applicants interested in being considered for invitation to tender will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire, to register and submit a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, please visit the ‘Supply Southampton’ website which can be accessed via: http://www.southampton.gov.uk/business-licensing/supply-council/supply-portal.aspx Any clarification on the requirements can be obtained via Bravo messaging. Closing date for Pre-Qualification Questionnaire submissions is 15:00 on the 8th January. The number of firms to be invited to tender indicated in section IV.1.2 is the estimated minimum per Lot. Freedom of Information – Applicants are advised that Southampton City Council is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (‘The Act’). If an applicant considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement procedure should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidentiality or otherwise, they must, when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information they do not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. Southampton City Council shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to the Act which relates to the information provided by the interested party. Please note, it is not sufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response. Southampton City Council shall not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by applicants or tenderers and accepts no liability for any costs, charges or expenses, irrespective of the outcome of the competition, or if the competition is cancelled or postponed. Whilst every effort has been made to consider the full scope of the requirement the Council does not guarantee the volume of supplies/service/works required resulting from this tender or that it will accept any tender on completion of the tender exercise. Southampton City Council reserves the right not to award all or any part of this contract. All dates and time periods specified in this notice are only provisional and Southampton City Council reserves the right to change these. Tender documents or notice of non-acceptance, as appropriate, will be sent to all applicants. The Contracting Authority may be subject to governmental codes of practice or guidance relating to a transparency agenda, including the policy of publishing contracts and all other documents relating to public procurement activity, such as for example the December 2010 document ‘Transparency — Publication of New Central Government Contracts’. Accordingly and notwithstanding any other provision within this notice, it should be noted that the Contracting Authority will publish any documents relating to the procurement and subsequent contract award resulting from this notice (but with any information which is exempt from disclosure in accordance with the provisions of the FOIA redacted) in accordance with the aforementioned governmental transparency agenda. When executing the contract within the United Kingdom, the successful supplier will be required to comply with the recommendations of the Code of Practice for Employment, published by the Equalities and Human Rights Commission. The suppliers will also be required to comply with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. Further information on the Council’s requirements on the aforementioned will be included in the invitation to tender documents.

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:

3.12.2014

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