Topographical Surveys Contract Glasgow

Topographical Surveys Contract Glasgow

This contract requirement is to undertake topographical surveys for two infrastructure projects being delivered in Renfrewshire as part of the Glasgow City Region City Deal.

Topographical Surveys for Glasgow Airport Investment Area and Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside Pro


1 Authority Details


Authority Name and Address

Renfrewshire Council

Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street,




Karen Scott

+44 1416186400

+44 1416187050


Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1


Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details



Topographical Surveys for Glasgow Airport Investment Area and Clyde Waterfront & Renfrew Riverside Pro


Description of the goods or services required

This contract requirement is to undertake topographical surveys for two infrastructure projects being delivered in Renfrewshire as part of the Glasgow City Region City Deal; the Clyde Waterfront & Renfrew Riverside (CWRR) and Glasgow Airport Investment Area (GAIA)projects.

The topographical surveys will inform the detailed design for GAIA and CWRR.

NOTE: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

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Notice Coding and Classification

151100 Construction Consultancy
152300 Technical and Feasibility Consultancy

150 Glasgow & Strathclyde


Total quantity or scope of tender

This contract is not divided into lots due to the overall size of the contract.

There are no options attached to the contract.

The overall contract value is estimated to be in the region of 150000GBP and the services will be complete within 8 weeks of the starting date.

3 Conditions for Participation


Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information


Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.


Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority



Time Limits

Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
19-07-2016  Time  12:00

Estimated award date


Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up



Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information


Additional Information

The bidder must be excluded if it meets any of the following criteria:

1. Conviction of the economic operator or of a person who is a member of the administrative, management or supervisory body of the economic operator, or who has powers of representation, decision or control in relation to such economic operator for any of the following offences:

(a)the common law offence of conspiracy where that conspiracy relates to participation in a criminal organisation as defined in Article 2 of Council Framework Decision 2008/841/JHA on the fight against organised crime or an offence under sections 28 or 30 of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010;

(b)corruption within the meaning of section 1(2) of the Public Bodies Corrupt Practices Act 1889 or section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906, where the offence relates to active corruption as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26th May 1997 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA;

(c)bribery or corruption within the meaning of sections 68 and 69 of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003, where the offence relates to active bribery or corruption;

(d)bribery within the meaning of sections 1 or 6 of the Bribery Act 2010;

(e)where the offence relates to fraud affecting the European Communities’ financial interests as defined by Article 1 of the Convention on the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities:

(i)the offence of cheating the Revenue;

(ii)the common law offence of fraud;

(iii)the common law offence of theft or fraud;

(iv)fraudulent trading within the meaning of section 458 of the Companies Act 1985, or section 993 of the Companies Act 2006;

(v)fraudulent evasion within the meaning of section 170 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 or section 72 of the Value Added Tax Act 1994;

(vi)an offence in connection with taxation in the European Union within the meaning of section 71 of the Criminal Justice Act 1993;

(vii)the common law offence of uttering; or

(viii)the common law offence of attempting to pervert the course of justice;

(f)any offence listed in—

(i)section 41 of the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008; or

(ii)Schedule 2 to that Act where the court has determined that there is a terrorist connection.

(g)money laundering within the meaning of sections 340(11) and 415 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002;

(h)an offence in connection with the proceeds of criminal conduct within the meaning of section 93A, 93B or 93C of the Criminal Justice Act 1988;

(i)any offence under Part 1 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 or under any provision referred to in the Schedule to that Act;

(j)an offence in connection with the proceeds of drug trafficking within the meaning of section 49, 50 or 51 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1994;

(k)any other offence within the meaning of Article 57(1) of the Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and Council as defined by the law of any EEA state or any part thereof.

2. For the procurement of contracts whose value to is at equal to or greater than the OJEU thresholds, the economic operator is in breach of its obligations relating to the payment of taxes or social security contributions and this has been established by a judicial or administrative decision having final and binding effect in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which it is established or in accordance with those of any of the jurisdictions of the United Kingdom; or

3. The economic operator has committed an act prohibited under the Employment Relations Act 1999 (Blacklists) Regulations 2010 and the commission of such an act has been admitted by the economic operator or established by a judicial decision having final and binding effect.

The bidder may be excluded if it meets any of the following criteria:

1. A violation by the economic operator of applicable obligations referred to in regulation 57(2) of The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (general principles);

2. The economic operator is bankrupt or is the subject of insolvency or winding-up proceedings, where its assets are being administered by a liquidator or by the court, where it is in an arrangement with creditors, where its business activities are suspended or it is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under laws and regulations to which the economic operator may be subject;

3. The economic operator is guilty of grave professional misconduct, which renders its integrity questionable;

4. The economic operator has entered into agreements with other economic operators aimed at distorting competition;

5. A conflict of interest exists within the meaning of regulation 25 of The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (conflicts of interest) which cannot be effectively remedied by other less intrusive measures;

6. The economic operator has been guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required for the verification of the absence of grounds for exclusion or the fulfillment of the selection criteria;

7. The economic operator—

(i)has or has sought to unduly influence the decision-making process of the contracting authority,

(ii)has or has sought to obtain confidential information that may confer upon it undue advantages in the procurement procedure; or

(iii) has negligently provided misleading information that may have a material influence on decisions concerning exclusion, selection or award.

Bidders will be required to have a minimum “general” yearly turnover of 300000 GBP for the last two years.

Bidders must be able to evidence a good credit score.

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5000000 GBP

Public Liability Insurance = 1000000 GBP

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 2000000 GBP

Motor vehicle insurance in accordance with relevant legislation.

Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in part II.2.4 of this Contract Notice and further defined within the Scope in the Invitation to Tender.

Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract.

(SC Ref:452919)


Additional Documentation


Publication date of this notice



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