Appointment of Development Partner as Part of Hounslow Town Centre Regeneration

Appointment of Development Partner as Part of Hounslow Town Centre Regeneration

Appointment of a Developer to High Street Quarter as part of the Hounslow Town Centre Regeneration Programme, a major retail and leisure-led mixed use development on largely Authority-owned land.

UK-Hounslow: Construction work

2013/S 081-136083

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Hounslow
The Civic Centre, Lampton Road
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement Unit
TW3 4DN Hounslow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085832000
E-mail: procurement@hounslow.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.hounslow.gov.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

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:

Appointment of a Developer to High Street Quarter as part of the Hounslow Town Centre Regeneration Programme.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Hounslow.
NUTS code UKI23

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)

The Authority will be looking to procure a development partner to deliver the High Street Quarter development opportunity, a major retail & leisure-led mixed use development on largely Authority-owned land. The site for the development, of approximately 2.3 ha (5.3 acres), is located directly to the north of Hounslow High Street and predominantly comprises a large surface car park. The re-developed High Street Quarter will form an integral part of the Authority’s wider Hounslow Town Centre Regeneration Programme. The Authority currently anticipates the contract for the delivery of the project will take the form of a conditional Development Agreement which will impose obligations around the form and delivery of the scheme.
A developers’ brief for the development has been prepared and can be downloaded from the Council’s website at the following address: http://www.hounslow.gov.uk/index/business/procurement/current_tenders.htm

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 45211000, 45211360, 45212000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 50 000 000 and 100 000 000 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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The contracting authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security. The contracting authority will require direct agreements from principal service providers, supported, where appropriate, by parent company guarantees. Further details will be provided in the pre-qualification and tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As set out in the pre-qualifiction questionnaire and/or tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Grouped or consortia bidders will be required to be jointly and severally liable to the contracting authority. The contracting authority reserves the right to require a separate SPV to be formed prior to entering into a contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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 contracting authority will evaluate all pre-qualification questionnaire responses in accordance with Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, and as set out in the pre qualification questionnaire available from the address in section I.1).
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.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the pre qualification questionnaire available from the address in section I.1).
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.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire available from the address in section I.1).
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures) no
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 PQQ scoring and minimum thresholds.
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 yes
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:

ENV/High Street Quarter/2013.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 50-081356 of 12.3.2013

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

29.5.2013 – 13:00
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

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

To receive the Pre Qualification Questionnaire documentation, Expressions of Interest must be received by email to procurement@hounslow.gov.uk. Any questions or queries must be made in writing by email and must be received no later than 13,00 on Wednesday 22.5.2013. The deadline for submission of Pre Qualification Questionnaires is 13:00 on Wednesday 29.5.2013.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Regulations 32 and 32A of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) the contracting authority will incorporate at least a 10 calendar day standstill period after contract award decisions are notified to unsuccessful bidders but before contracts are signed. At that time information on the bids and the award of the contract will be communicated to bidders. This period allows unsuccessful bidders to contact the contracting authority to discuss any concerns that they may have prior to award. In any event, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI2006 No 5) (as amended) provide for parties to take action in the High Court of England and Wales to halt the award procedure.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.4.2013