Topographical Surveys for Homes England

Topographical Surveys for Homes England

Any organisation, or consortium, can apply to be a supplier if they can deliver all of the required services across England.

United Kingdom-Bedford: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2018/S 225-514887

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Homes England (the name adopted by the Homes and Communities Agency)
Woodlands, Manton Lane
Bedford
MK41 7LW
United Kingdom
E-mail: landsurveyframework@homesengland.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Homes England Land Survey Framework

Reference number: DN376960

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This framework will be used to procure topographical surveys on sites that we own. Land that is transferred to us or is purchased from other public bodies often does not have full survey information, in order to prepare sites for development one of the first activities we will undertake is to obtain survey information. Members of our land survey framework will be involved in preparing detailed and accurate survey information in a timely manner.

Any organisation, or consortium, can apply to be a supplier if they can deliver all of the required services across England. Those considering submitting a tender should look carefully at the scope of services.

We are also in the process of procuring a range of other technical and professional services frameworks to enable us to support our activities.

Our framework is for 4 years and it envisaged that there will be 5 suppliers. Individual appointments will either be via direct award or further competition.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Our land survey framework will used by Homes England and also be made available to other public bodies as part of Homes England’s enabling role which include:

— central government departments and their arm’s length bodies and agencies,

— non-departmental public bodies,

— NHS bodies,

— local authorities,

— registered providers,

— health,

— police,

— fire and rescue,

— education,

— charities and devolved administrations.

Refer to our procurement documentation for further details.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Refer to our procurement documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Refer to our procurement documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 081-181430

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 19/12/2018
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/12/2018
Local time: 17:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

2022

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The opportunity can be accessed via Home England’s e-Tendering system. Tenderers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through our e-Tendering system. If not already registered, candidates should register at https://procontract.due-north.com/Login

All discussions, meetings, and communications will be conducted in English.

The contract will be subject to English law. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in GBP and all payments under the contract will be made in GBP.

This procurement and award are subject to the transparency arrangements being adopted by the UK Government. These arrangements include the publication of tender documentation issued by Homes England and our contract with the supplier.

Bidders should highlight any areas they consider commercially sensitive in order for Homes England to be able to honour our transparency obligations without undermining the bidder’s commercial interests.

Candidates are advised that Homes England is subject to the freedom of information Act 2000 (“The Act”). If a candidate considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement procedure should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidential 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. Homes England 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 insufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response.

Homes England takes a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and sets high standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity in relation to the stewardship of public funds and the management of its activities. The principles contained within this policy apply to both internal and external audiences, including anyone wishing to undertake business or engage with Homes England.

Please refer to our anti-bribery and corruption policy by visiting https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/anti-bribery-and-corruption-policy for further information.

Homes England (the trading name adopted by the Homes and Communities Agency) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal data. Details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/homes-england/about/personal-information-charter

All dates in this notice are indicative and may be amended.

The NUTS code included in this notice is “UK”. However, the services will only be procured in England.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Court of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United KingdomInternet address: http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/11/2018

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