Whitechapel Central Design and Build Contract

Whitechapel Central Design and Build Contract

QCS wishes to procure and award a Contract for the design, offsite manufacture and construction of approximately 600 dwellings to achieve a Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 rating.

United Kingdom-London: Construction work

2014/S 086-148893

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Quadrant Construction Services Limited
C/o London and Quadrant Housing Trust, 10 Grove Crescent Road
For the attention of: Pamela Sullivan
E15 1BJ London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: whitechapelcentral@lqgroup.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.lqgroup.org.uk

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

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:

Whitechapel Central Design and Build Contract

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

Works
Design and execution

NUTS code UKI

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)

Quadrant Construction Services Limited (QCS) is a subsidiary company of London and Quadrant Housing Trust, one of the largest providers of affordable housing in the UK.
QCS wishes to procure and award a Contract for the design, offsite manufacture and construction of approximately 600 dwellings to achieve a Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 rating.
The contractor that is chosen following the conclusion of this procurement process will be required to work with QCS and its professional design team in a spirit of constructive partnership to take designs forward to detailed design, finalise specifications, programmes and costs and to ultimately deliver the works required by QCS.
It is envisaged that the design will incorporate a precast concrete frame with bathroom pods ranging from 5 storeys to 26 storeys together with ancillary areas and landscaping. The design and works will also include infrastructure works associated with utilities, drainage, roads, street furniture and landscaping.
The selected contractor will be required to maximise the use of offsite methods of construction and modularized mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems in its delivery of the Contract.
The selected contractor will be required to utilise Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology throughout the design and construction phases of the project to review and assess material quantity, specifications, lifecycle, design/cost control issues and energy and carbon usage.
As the main contractor, the selected contractor will have sole responsibility for the delivery of the Contract and will be required to manage and co-ordinate its supply chain (including consultants, sub-contractors and suppliers) accordingly. The contractor will also be required to arrange and co-ordinate the supply of utilities to the site and their distribution around the site.
Applicants should note that the project will be subject to financial and planning approval.
Further information about the Contract is contained in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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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:

The estimated value of the Contract is between 60 million GBP and 80 million GBP
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 60 000 000 and 80 000 000 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

Duration in months: 37 (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:

Parent company guarantees, performance bonds, warranties and/or deposits may be required.

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

To be included in 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:

In the event of a group of contractors submitting an acceptable offer it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each company will be jointly and severally responsible for the due performance of the Contract .

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: In accordance with Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the PQQ.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The information and formalities set out in Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 Public Contracts Regulations 2006. These requirements are set out in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the PQQ referred to above.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The information and formalities set out in Article 48 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 Public Contracts Regulations 2006. These requirements are set out in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the PQQ referred to above.
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

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the PQQ

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:

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

30.5.2014 – 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

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

A copy of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire for this procurement can be obtained by sending an email to WhiteChapelCentral@lqgroup.org.uk. The email should be titled ‘Whitechapel Central Design and Build Contract’.

QCS reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with all or part of the Contract.
QCS will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by bidders in preparing their PQQ or tender submissions.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
The Strand
London

Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court
The Strand
London

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Regulation 32, 32A and Part 9 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended)

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

Cabinet Office

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30.4.2014

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