Asbestos Surveying and Analytical Service Contract

Asbestos Surveying and Analytical Service Contract

Midland Heart requires an Asbestos surveying and analytical contractor that is accredited by UKAS to ISO17020 and ISO12025 standards.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Asbestos removal services

2020/S 183-443161

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: MidLand Heart Ltd
National registration number: 30069R
Postal address: 20 Bath Row
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B15 1LZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Gregory Savage
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:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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 Surveying and Analytical Service Contract


Reference number: MHL 0044

II.1.2)Main CPV code

90650000 Asbestos removal services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Midland Heart requires an Asbestos surveying and analytical contractor that is accredited by UKAS to ISO17020 and ISO12025 standards. The service provider (SP) will undertake asbestos surveys, sampling and analytical monitoring in accordance with current and future legislation.


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)

90650000 Asbestos removal services
71315300 Building surveying services
79417000 Safety consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

Main site or place of performance:



II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


This contract is required to cover Midland Hearts Customer and Communities and care and support properties covering the range of Midland Hearts geographical scope in the greater Midlands area. The service will cover a range of Asbestos surveying and analytical reports for properties as described below:

— the undertaking of void Asbestos surveys which may include refurbishment surveys for all remaining areas and include gardens and outbuildings,

— provision of Asbestos surveys in line with planned renewal and replacement programmes,

— provide Asbestos Surveys in support of responsive repairs,

— provide communal/block re-inspection and survey reports,

— provide emergency call-outs,

— provide analytical monitoring such as analytical air monitoring and assessments of sites for safety.


II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract is expected to be renewed but will depend upon review of the contract performance and strategy. IF the contract is renewed it will be re-advertised at the end of the initial contract period in 2024 unless the contract is extended.


II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Suppliers should be a member of SSIP with membership number and able to provide in date certification as evidence. Suppliers will need to be accredited by UKAS and evidence working to ISO17020 and ISO12025 standards. Service Providers must work to Health and Safety Guidance policies (HSG) relating to Asbestos such as HSG 227, HSG 264, HSG 248.


III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Accredited Asbestos surveying professionals.


III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Must be in line with UK lawful practice in Asbestos surveying, analytical and consultancy requirements.


III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: yes
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: 22/10/2020
Local time: 16:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 05/11/2020

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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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



VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:


(i) full procedure details are contained in the tender documents;

(ii) Midland Heart particularly welcomes innovative suppliers, who can demonstrate good working practices based on similar values (link, who, upon award of quality, in the above services;

(iii) spend information is historic only and is not a guarantee of future work, nor should it be used as an indication of future costs. How to submit a tender:

1) Register your company on the eSourcing Portal (this is only required once):

— the eSourcing Portal can be found:

— please register with the portal, a central email will be required to register, please ensure you have access to this email.

2) Login to the portal with your username/password;

3) Select tenders from the menu bar at the top of the screen. Tenders are advertised but specific tenders can be searched for via the search bar in the top left;

4) Press the purple ‘View details’ button for the tender. There is a Help option in the menu at the top of the screen, help with navigating the Portal can be sought using the details on this help page.


VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The High Count of England and Wales
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: