Asbestos Consultancy Services London

Asbestos Consultancy Services London

The anticipated annual contract values of Lots A and B (see below) are 230 000 and 140 000 respectively.

UK-London: composition and purity testing and analysis services

2012/S 61-099429

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Southwark
160 Tooley Street
Contact point(s): Engineering & Compliance Section
For the attention of: Gavin Duncumb
SE1 2QH London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2075250685
E-mail: engineeringqs@southwark.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.southwark.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.southwark.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:

Asbestos Consultancy Services.
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London.
NUTS code UKI1

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)

Provision of asbestos consultancy services comprising two lots as described in Section II.2.1.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71610000, 71621000

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: 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:

The anticipated annual contract values of Lots A and B (see below) are 230 000 and 140 000 respectively. Tenderers may tender for both contracts but may be awarded only one. The appointed service providers for both contracts will provide their services across the Borough in empty and occupied dwellings, communal areas and municipal buildings and will be required to provide 24 hour emergency cover.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 370 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend the contract at the end of the period noted in Section II.3 of this notice for a further period of 24 months (in 12 month increments) at the discretion of the awarding authority, making a total of 5 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot A

1)Short description

Contract package comprising the testing and analysis of samples of suspected asbestos material to confirm its type and nature.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71610000

3)Quantity or scope

The estimated value of Lot A is 230 000 GBP per annum.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot B

1)Short description

Contract package comprising the monitoring of the removal process, including air testing and approving removal contractors’ method statements.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71621000

3)Quantity or scope

The estimated value of Lot B is 140 000 GBP per annum.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
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:

If the service provider is a group or subsidiary of a larger organisation, then a parent company guarantee will be required. A performance bond may be required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

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

Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The contracting authority’s terms and conditions, as stated in the contract documents.
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: As set out in Articles 44-52 of Directive 2004/18 and Regulations 23-26 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. Tenders must be in accordance with the instructions outlined in the invitation to tender that is available from the address in Section I.1 above.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Section III.2.1 above.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See Section III.2.1 above.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Section III.2.1 above.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See Section III.2.1 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
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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 9.5.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

9.8.2012
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

6.6.2012
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 tenders

Place:

See Section I.1 above.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Members and authorised officers of the contracting authority only.

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

London Borough of Southwark
160 Tooley Street
SE1 2QH London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: engineeringqs@southwark.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2075250685
Internet address: www.southwark.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that 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. Tenderers have two (2) working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of three (3) working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address in Section I.1. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) 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 (generally within 3 months). 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 only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.3.2012