Asbestos Removals Framework Knowsley

Asbestos Removals Framework Knowsley

The service will be required primarily in the borough of Knowsley; however services may be required throughout North West.

United Kingdom-Prescot: Asbestos removal services

2019/S 133-327070

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Knowsley Housing Trust
Lakeview, Kings Business Park
L34 1PJ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKD
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Asbestos Removals Framework

Reference number: DN415632

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The First Ark Group consists of 7 companies that work together with the over-riding purpose of making a real positive difference to our communities and to people’s lives. This procurement exercise is being led by Knowsley Housing Trust (KHT) for itself and on behalf of the other members of the First Ark Group and references in this document to KHT/First Ark /the Group should be construed accordingly. KHT is seeking bids from appropriately skilled and experienced contractors to provide asbestos removals services across North West, England. The service will be required primarily in the borough of Knowsley; however services may be required throughout North West England and surrounding areas as appropriate to meet the operational needs of the business. Please see the tender documents for further information on the required services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The framework will be available to the following, such that each of the following will be entitled to purchase services from the successful contractors at the discretion of First Ark Group:

— First Ark Group and all subsidiary undertakings of First Ark both current and future,

— all parts of any current or future group structure of which First Ark is, or may become, a part,

— any joint venture entities (whether companies, limited liability partnerships or otherwise) in which any member of the First Ark participates from time to time (whether as a shareholder, member or otherwise), and are permitted by First Ark to make particular purchases from the service provider from time to time.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60 %
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 40 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 12/08/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/08/2019
Local time: 12:05
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

KHT staff members and their authorised agents only.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

48 months dependent on the ongoing needs of Knowsley Housing Trust.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Tenders are to be submitted through the First Ark Group e-tendering system only.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

This tender process will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award is communicated to tenderers. Appeals can be directly raised via the contact points detailed in Section VI.4.1) of this Contract Notice. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 #102 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).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: