Asbestos Removal Works for Scottish Public Authorities

Asbestos Removal Works for Scottish Public Authorities

Non Licensed Works: Removal of asbestos and undertaking associated works in accordance with HSG 210 Task Sheets. Preparing risk assessments as required by HSG 210. Licensed Works: Local environmental cleaning. Full decontamination.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Asbestos-removal work

2013/S 141-244838

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

LHC (Scotland)
10 Lochside Place
For the attention of: The Director
EH12 9RG Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1312483012
E-mail: tender.as1@lhc.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.lhc.gov.uk/Scotland

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA16123

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
Education
Other: Public procurement organisation
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeenshire Council

Angus Council

Argyll and Bute Council

City of Edinburgh Council

Clackmannanshire Council

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dundee City Council

East Ayrshire Council

East Dunbartonshire Council

East Lothian Council

East Renfrewshire Council

Falkirk Council

Fife Council

Glasgow City Council

Highland Council

Inverclyde Council

Midlothian Council

Moray Council, The

North Ayrshire Council

North Lanarkshire Council

Orkney Islands Council

Perth and Kinross Council

Renfrewshire Council

Scottish Borders Council

Shetland Islands Council

South Ayrshire Council

South Lanarkshire Council

Stirling Council

West Dunbartonshire Council

West Lothian Council

Aberdeen College

Adam Smith College

Angus College

Anniesland College

Ayr College

Banff and Buchan College

Barony College

Borders College

Cardonald College

Carnegie College

Central College of Commerce

Clydebank College

Coatbridge College

Cumbernauld College

Dumfries and Galloway College

Dundee College

Edinburghs Telford College

Elmwood College

Forth Valley College

Glasgow College of Nautical Studies

Glasgow Metropolitan College

Inverness College

James Watt College

Jewel and Esk College

John Wheatley College

Kilmarnock College

Langside College

Lews Castle College

Moray College

Motherwell College

Newbattle Abbey College

North Glasgow College

North Highland College

Oatridge College

Orkney College

Perth College

Reid Kerr College

Sabhal Mor Ostaig

Shetland College

South Lanarkshire College

Stevenson College

Stow College

West Lothian College

Edinburgh College of Art

Edinburgh Napier University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow School of Art

Heriot-Watt University

Queen Margaret University

Robert Gordon University

Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

Scottish Agricultural College

UHI Millennium Institute

University of Aberdeen

University of Abertay Dundee

University of Dundee

University of Edinburgh

University of Glasgow

University of St Andrews

University of Stirling

University of Strathclyde

University of the West of Scotland

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

AS1 Asbestos Removal Works Lot 11
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scotland
NUTS code UKM

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: 6
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 40 000 000 GBP

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

The provision of asbestos removal works (Designated as Workstream 3) as described below
Non Licensed Works:
– Removal of asbestos and undertaking associated works in accordance with HSG 210 Task Sheets.
– Preparing risk assessments as required by HSG 210.
Licensed Works:
– Local environmental cleaning.
– Full decontamination.
– Emergency and also out of hours response services – provide on site attendance making safe any suspect or know asbestos containing materials, local environmental cleaning and disposal of materials.
– Encapsulation works.
– Removal of asbestos containing materials – removal and disposal of asbestos containing materials using appropriate control measures and under appropriately controlled conditions.
– Drilling holes and cutting asbestos containing materials and removal and disposal of waste.
– Removal of asbestos containing appliances, dismantling boilers and removal.
– Opening up of ducts.
– Collection of bagged waste.
– Provision of plywood temporary reinstatement.
– Provision of all enclosures.
– Supply and erect temporary hoarding and fencing.
– Arrange for and have undertaken all air testing by a UKAS accredited laboratory independent of the Licensed Contractor or the Group to which the Licensed Contractor belongs and further as approved by the Client.
– Undertake four stage clearance and issue certification providing that the area is safe for re-occupation.
– Provision of all documentation to the Client.
– Arrange for and have undertaken periodic reassurance air testing using an accredited UKAS laboratory including the issue of an air monitoring certificate providing that the area is safe for re-occupation. Provision of all documentation to the Client.
All Licensed Works must be carried out by a specialist HSE Licensed Asbestos Contractor who must also be a member of ARCA or other similar approved accredited body and have full environmental registration and an appropriate Waste Carrier’s License.
Applicants are to note that Non-Licensed Works under this Framework will only be carried out by organisations holding a Full HSE Licence.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=272026

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45262660, 90722200, 45111213

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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The framework will be awarded to the successful companies on the basis of an initial 2 year period with the option for third and fourth year extension, subject to satisfactory review.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.2.2014. Completion 31.1.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

Contractual warranties may be required by the arrangement users for individual contracts.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details to be agreed with users for individual contracts.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Groups of suppliers tendering will be required to assume a specific legal form if successful.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Key Performance Indicators will be shown in the tender documents and monitored during the arrangement.
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: Described in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which is downloadable from LHC’s Buyer Profile www.lhc.gov.uk/24 in accordance with Article 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 and as set out in the Offer Document.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Described in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which is downloadable from LHC’s Buyer Profile www.lhc.gov.uk/24 in accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/ EC and Regulations 24 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 and as set out in the Offer Document.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Described in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which is downloadable from LHC’s Buyer Profile www.lhc.gov.uk/24 in accordance with Article 48 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 25 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 and as set out in the Offer Document.

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

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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As described in the Pre-qualification Questionnaire
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:

AS1 Asbestos Works Lot 11
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

28.8.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

10.10.2013
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

SMEs
LHC considers that this framework may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. Economic Operators wishing to tender for this framework arrangement are required to complete and submit a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which is downloadable from LHC Buyer Profile www.lhc.gov.uk/24 . All expressions of interest are required to be accompanied by a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.

Expressions of interest not accompanied by a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaires will be rejected, and economic operators submitting unaccompanied expressions of interest will not be considered.
Call-off projects
Call-off projects may be subject to mini tenders or competition between companies appointed to the arrangement and LHC may introduce secondary tendering processes including electronic processes for call-off projects on behalf of participating bodies. It is envisaged that the minimum number of operators will be three in this Scottish Lot.
(SC Ref:272026)

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

LHC
Royal House, 2-4 Vine Street
UB8 1QE Uxbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: mail@lhc.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1895274800
Internet address: http://www.lhc.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:19.7.2013