Asbestos Removal Tender Scotland 2015

Asbestos Removal Tender Scotland 2015

Scottish Water are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified organisation to provide asbestos removal and clean up services pan Scotland.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Asbestos removal services

2015/S 162-297657

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Scottish Water
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park, Cumbernauld Road, Stepps
Contact point(s): Procurement and Supply Chain
For the attention of: Lynne Peaston
Telephone: +44 1414147990

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract


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

Provision of Asbestos Removal and Clean Ups.

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

Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Pan Scotland.


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 a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5

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

Estimated value excluding VAT: 450 000 GBP

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

Scottish Water are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified organisation to provide asbestos removal and clean up services pan Scotland including the Highlands and Islands.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information, please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90650000, 45262660

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Information about lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Scottish Water owns approximately 2 500 properties with buildings throughout Scotland and the associated islands. These properties vary greatly in size and type from large office complexes in central locations to a single room pump house in rural locations.
Scottish Water is in compliance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR) and has conducted asbestos surveys for all our properties with buildings.
We are looking to move forward by awarding this framework to 1 contractor who can carry out asbestos removal, encapsulation and clean up services where identified pan Scotland (Including the Highlands and Islands).
Inclusive in the scope of service is:
1) Setting up of enclosures and scaffolding required to carry out removal of asbestos,
2) Environmental cleaning of properties contaminated with asbestos dust,
3) Encapsulation of identified A.C.M’s (asbestos containing materials),
4) Removal of A.C.M’s,
5) The Contractor must comply with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 at all times,
6) Return of Scottish Water work pack on completion of work.
The Contractor must comply with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR) at all times.
The successful contractor will be required to ensure that the employees who carry out the asbestos works are all ‘National Water Hygiene Scheme and Sewage Hygiene Code of Practice’ trained as well as attend a Health and Safety Induction to be carried out by Scottish Water.
Scottish Water will provide the supplier with a full description of the works for each specific job.
The successful tenderer must also comply with the following Health and Safety at work 1974, Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2015.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 450 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 2 years with the option to extend for 4 further 1 year periods.

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:

Scottish Water reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security.

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

All prices quoted shall be in Sterling (UK) and all payments shall be made in Sterling (UK). Payment shall be made on the basis of completed services in accordance with the agreed contract rates, schedules and conditions of contract.

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 companies submitting an accepted offer, it will be necessary for each member of the group to sign an undertaking that each company in the group will be jointly and severally liable for the satisfactory 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: Expressions of interest should be submitted through Public Contracts Scotland by the date indicated. Thereafter all applicants will be requested to complete a pre qualification questionnaire. Questionnaires will be issued electronically to all applicants through Public Contracts Scotland. Responses to pre qualification questionnaires will be assessed and used to shortlist applicants who will be invited to proceed to the next stage of the tender process. Applicants will only be assessed based on the answers provided in the questionnaires.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be expected to be of sufficient financial and economic standing to support the anticipated contract value. All applicants must complete the financial questions within the pre qualification questionnaire and tender documents. Financial standing relevant to the anticipated contract value will be determined by Scottish Water based on the response to the pre qualification questionnaire and any further financial checks deemed necessary.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants must complete the technical questions within the pre qualification questionnaire and tender documents.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

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

1.9.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information:

This Contract Notice does not preclude Scottish Water from issuing other contract notices for specific requirements from time to time. The contents of this Notice are sufficient for submissions of pre qualification data all other communications are discouraged. Responses to the OJEU Notice will be evaluated based on Section III.2) and only successful applicants following PQQ evaluation will be invited to submit a tender. Scottish Water reserves the right to divide the scope of the contract into Lots at tender and Contract Award stages as it deems appropriate. Applicants who fail to supply all of the information requested in response to this Notice or any resulting tender exercise may risk elimination.
(SC Ref: 408998).
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 regulation 33 of The Utilities Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2006 as amended (the Regulations) Scottish Water will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period between the communication of the award decision and the decision to enter into the contract with the successful tenderer. A breach of any duty owed under the Regulation is actionable by any economic operator which, in consequence of the breach, suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage and such proceedings may be brought either the Sheriff Court or Court of Session. Any such action must be brought within 3 months from the date when grounds for the bringing of proceedings first arose unless the Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which proceedings may be brought.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: