Utility and Topographical Surveys Framework 2016 – 2020

Utility and Topographical Surveys Framework 2016 – 2020

Utility Surveys Levels 1 to 6, Topographical Surveys and additional Surveys including Drainage, Geotechnical, Environmental.

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Geological, geophysical and other scientific prospecting services

2016/S 113-201678

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
Contact point(s): www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk
CB3 0AP Cambridge
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604367608
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
Contact point(s): www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk
CB3 0AP Cambridge
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604367608
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
Contact point(s): www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk
CB3 0AP Cambridge
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604367608
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
Contact point(s): www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk
CB3 0AP Cambridge
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604367608
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Cambridgeshire County Council — Utility and Topographical Surveys.

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 UKH1

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: 0

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 5 000 000 GBP

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

Utility Surveys Levels 1 to 6, Topographical Surveys and additional Surveys including Drainage, Geotechnical, Environmental, Identification of Unknown Assets, Manhole Surveys and Trial Holes.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71351000

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 one or more 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:

It is the intention to have 3 Lots, split by type of survey:
Lot 1 — Utility Surveys Levels 1 to 6;
Lot 2 — Topographical Surveys;
Lot 3 — Additional Surveys: Drainage, Geotechnical, Environmental, Identification of Unknown Assets, Manhole Surveys and Trial Holes.
The number of framework providers appointed to each Lot is envisaged to be:
Lot 1 — 2-5 providers;
Lot 2 — 2-5 providers;
Lot 3 — 2-4 providers for each survey type.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 5 000 000 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

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Utility Surveys

1)Short description

Utility surveys Level 1 to 6 in-line with industry standards.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71351000

3)Quantity or scope

Work will be called off from this Framework by way of a mini-competition as and when required.

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

Duration in months: 0 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Topographical Surveys

1)Short description

Topographical surveys in-line with industry standards.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71351000

3)Quantity or scope

Work will be called off from this Framework by way of a mini-competition as and when required.

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

Duration in months: 0 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Additional Surveys

1)Short description

Surveys for Drainage, Geotechnical, Environmental, Identification of Unknown Assets, Manhole Surveys and Trial Holes in-line with industry standards.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71351000

3)Quantity or scope

Work will be called off from this Framework by way of a mini competition as and when required.

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

Duration in months: 0 (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:

These will be established within the contract documentation.

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

No special legal form is required but in the case of group bidders the Contracting Authority requires that a prime contracting entity assumes primary liability.

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: The economic operator will be excluded if they have been found guilty of corruption offences, organised crime or fraud.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed within the ITT documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed within the ITT documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed within the ITT documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed within the ITT documents.
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

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

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:

DN126169
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: 12.7.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

12.7.2016 – 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

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of 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: 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

The Council would like to inform all potential providers that the CPV coding used in the contract notice is for indicative purposes only and providers are advised to refer to Section II.1.5) for a short description of the requirements. The Council reserves the right to discontinue the procurement process at any time, which shall include the right not to award any framework and does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender or any tender received or to call for new tenders if it is considered necessary without liability. The Council shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any tenderer in connection with the completion and return of the information requested or in the completion and submission of any tender. The contracting authority considers that this framework agreement may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, the framework will be awarded solely on the basis of the most economically advantageous tenders.
I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s):
For the attention of:DN126169.
Further information can be obtained from:
For the attention of: DN126169.
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
For the attention of: DN126169.
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
For the attention of: DN126169.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.royalcourtofjustice.co.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the Contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from (refer to address in Part I.1) If an appeal regarding the award of Contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Chapter 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly where a Contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the Court may order the ineffectiveness of a Contract where serious breach have occurred in addition to any fine. The Court may instead provide for alternative penalties either contract shortening fines or both.

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

Mr P White
Head of Procurement, LGSS, John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
NN4 7YD Northampton
United Kingdom
E-mail: pwhite@northamptonshire.gov.uk
Internet address: www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10.6.2016

 

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