Building Works Andover

Building Works Andover

Provision of approx 200 Service Family Accommodation units at RAF Brize Norton.

UK-Andover: Construction work for houses

2013/S 078-131043

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Defence Infrastructure Organisation, DIO
Ramilies Bldg, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road
For the attention of: Iain Anderson
SP11 8HJ Andover

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

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Provision of approx 200 Service Family Accommodation units at RAF Brize Norton.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Design and execution
NUTS code UKJ14

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Construction work for houses. Houses construction work. Construction work for military buildings and installations. Contract for the design and build of approx 200 Service Families Accommodation at Carterton, Oxfordshire.
The contract will cover:
Take Authority RIBA Stage D designs forward to detailed design and construction of approx 200 houses to achieve Code 4 for Sustainable Homes rating, designs will include infrastructure works associated with utilities, drainage, roads, street furniture, landscaping.
The Authority will require handover of the houses ready for occupancy in a phased programme, the Contractor will need to allow for this in the construction programme and make arrangements to separate construction from occupied houses.
The contract is to include the adoption of roads by the local authority and all utilities including drainage by statutory undertakers.
The contract will state a 12 months defect liability period for all works related to the project other than where adoptions by others have a separate agreement.
As the Contractor, the successful tenderer will have sole responsibility for delivery of the contract and is required to manage and co-ordinate an integral supply chain (including consultants, sub contractors and suppliers) Also to arrange and co-ordinate utilities to the site and their distribution around the development.
In performance of the contract, the Contractor will be required to interface with the Ministry of Defence specialist advisers on issues such as building control, security, health and safety, fire safety, environmental/sustainability and counter terrorism measures (CTM), existing MOD contractors and service providers, local planning authority (including Highways) and neighbours to the site.
The Authority may choose to employ its Principle Service Provider (PSP) to project manage the construction works, the Contractor will be required to liaise and co-operate with the Authority’s project management team throughout the contract and accept instructions sanctioned by the MOD.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45211100, 45211300

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 35 000 000 and 45 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 27 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

The successful tenderer will be obliged to provide a parent company guarantee/deed of indemnity in a form specified by the Authority.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

P2P is the MOD’s strategic purchasing tool. It enables electronic ordering, receipting and invoicing and provides an electronic purchasing business process based on commercial best practice. The P2P system operates over the Defence Electronic Commerce Service (DECS) and if not already connected to DECS, Potential Providers should consult on connectivity options with the service provider Capgemini. Information on DECS and P2P may be viewed at

Potential Providers will be required at tender stage to state in their response that they are able or willing to trade via P2P. This will be regarded as a compliance issue when tender responses are evaluated.
The Authority will also require a project bank account to be set up, through which payment will be made to the Contractor and its sub-contractors. Payment will be made against key project milestones, subject to satisfactory performance.

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

If a group of economic operators submits a bid, the group must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the Authority. The Authority shall require the group to form a legal entity before entering into the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: DIO will be using its standard DEFCON 2001 contract.
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at

Candidates will be required to sign a declaration confirming whether they do or do not have any of the listed criteria as part of the pre-qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Potential Providers will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, on the basis of information provided in response to a pre-qualification questionnaire, copies of which are available on request from the point of contact at the address and contact details set out at I.1.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Potential Providers will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, on the basis of information provided in response to a pre-qualification questionnaire, copies of which are available on request from the point of contact at the address and contact details set out at I.1.
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

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

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Interested suppliers are invited to apply for a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) by contacting the Authority with their expression of interest in response to this Contract Notice. Potential suppliers are required to send the Authority a completed PQQ providing information that allows the Authority to evaluate the supplier’s capacities and capabilities against the selection criteria set out at Sections III.2.1), III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract Notice.
The Authority will use the PQQ response to create a list of suppliers who are eligible to participate under Section III.2.1) of this contract notice; and who fulfil any minimum capacity levels under Sections III.2.2 and III.2.3) of this Contract Notice; and who also best meet the selection criteria set out at Sections III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract Notice. Full details of the method for choosing the tenderers will be set out in the PQQ, copies of which are available on request from the point of conact at the address and contact details set out at I.1).
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:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

25.5.2013 – 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

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

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The Authority is intending to hold an Industry Day for Potential Providers on xxxxxx at Brize Norton. If you wish to attend further details can be obtained from the pre-qualification questionnaire, copies of which are available on request from the e-mail address set out at I.1.
Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at

The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.
Advertising Regime OJEU: This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and GO Reference: GO-2013418-DCB-4740753.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:18.4.2013