Asbestos Surveying and Consultancy Framework Cambridge

Asbestos Surveying and Consultancy Framework Cambridge

A list of approved consultants that will be used to tender for Management Surveys and for Refurbishment and Demolition surveys of CCC, NCC or other accessing body’s property portfolio as and when these are required.

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Asbestos removal services

2014/S 008-009833

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cambridgeshire County Council. LGSS is a Shared Services venture set up by founding partners Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) and Northamptonshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
Contact point(s): https:/lgss.bravosolution.co.uk
CB3 0AP Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/business/procurement/

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: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

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

LGSS Asbestos Surveying and Consultancy Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
NUTS code UK

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: 7
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 600 000 and 2 000 000 GBP

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

Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire County Councils work together in partnership under the name of LGSS. LGSS is a shared services venture established under the Local Government Act 1972.
Cambridgeshire County Council, on behalf of LGSS members and customers, has a requirement to establish a framework for asbestos consultancy services. This framework will be made up of between 5-7 providers and will include the following elements:
— A list of approved consultants that will be used to tender for Management Surveys and for Refurbishment and Demolition surveys of CCC, NCC or other accessing body’s property portfolio as and when these are required;
— Analysis of samples delivered by 3rd parties;
— Re-inspections and Management Plans;
— Provision of Management Survey information on a third party developed online management system (to be identified in the formal tender documents);
— A pull-off schedule of rates contract for asbestos consultancy for:
— 4 stage clearance and air reassurance monitoring;
— On site asbestos removal monitoring services including witnessing smoke tests;
— bulk sampling and analysis of samples;
— Incident investigation services;
— A rate for asbestos abatement and removal project management and general asbestos consultancy services;
— A rate for emergency site attendance;
— A rate for the provision of asbestos management training;
— A rate for attending site to carry out minor (i.e. non-licensed and or non-notifiable non-licensed) asbestos abatement services.
Scope:
This framework is open to Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire County Councils and to:
(i) all of LGSS’s existing and or future partners and any other organisations delegating services and or functions to LGSS (currently Cambridgeshire County Council, Northamptonshire County Council, Northampton Borough Council and Norwich City Council) who participate in the LGSS’s shared services venture;
(ii)customers of LGSS,
(iii)to any city, district and/or borough local authorities within the county of Cambridgeshire and/or Northamptonshire,
(iv)any company and or organisations set up by Cambridgeshire and or Northamptonshire County Council; and
(v) any School or Academy within Northamptonshire or Cambridgeshire
Access to this framework shall strictly be governed by the appointed LGSS contract managers.
This framework will be let for a period of three years with an option for a further year’s provision, making 4 years in total.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90650000, 71315100, 71313000, 71315300, 71311300, 45262660, 71315210, 71317000, 71530000

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:

Whilst primarily for use by Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire County Councils, this framework will be available to all other bodies as listed at II.1.5.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 4.8.2014. Completion 3.8.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

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

As detailed within the PQQ Documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As detailed within the PQQ Documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – If you have not registered on this website before, a video tutorial can be found on the link below. Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://lgss.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business

and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2.Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – A supplier’s eTendering manual and video tutorial on how to respond to an online tender can be found on the right hand side of the webpage. Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page.
(This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3.Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed within the PQQ Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed within the PQQ Documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed within the PQQ Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed within the PQQ 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

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 number of operators: 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As detailed within the PQQ Documents.
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
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

Project 17515
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

10.2.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: LGSS will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The duration of this standstill will be disclosed at this point. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be required from (Refer to address in part 1.1) 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. 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.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:9.1.2014