Capital Delivery Alliance Partners for Welsh Water

Capital Delivery Alliance Partners for Welsh Water

DCC seeks to contract with up to four Capital Delivery Alliance Partner entities, each of which shall be capable of providing Consultancy and Construction services across the following four work streams:-
Water Infrastructure. Water Non Infrastructure. Wastewater Infrastructure. Wastewater Non Infrastructure.

United Kingdom-Treharris: Construction work

2013/S 154-269332

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Dwr Cymru Cyfyngedig (DCC) trading as Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW)
Pentwyn Road, Nelson
Contact point(s): Dwr Cymru Cyfyngedig (DCC)
For the attention of: Jaime Treeby
CF46 6LY Treharris
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3452741
E-mail: amp6.tender@dwrcymru.com
Fax: +44 3452515

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.dwrcymru.com

Electronic access to information: https://dwrcymru-welshwater.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://dwrcymru-welshwater.bravosolution.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Water
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Capital Delivery Alliance Partners
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cardiff, Afan, Five Fords, Eign
NUTS code UKL

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: 4
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 6
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 600 000 000 and 1 500 000 000 GBP

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

DCC seeks to contract with up to four Capital Delivery Alliance Partner entities, each of which shall be capable of providing Consultancy and Construction services across the following four work streams:-
Water Infrastructure
Water Non Infrastructure
Wastewater Infrastructure
Wastewater Non Infrastructure
Across all of DCC’s geographical area.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 71322000, 71320000, 71000000, 71800000, 71322200

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

DCC seek to contract with up to four Delivery Alliance Partner entities, each of which shall be capable of providing Consultancy and Construction services across the following four work streams:
Water Infrastructure
Water Non Infrastructure
Wastewater Infrastructure
Wastewater Non Infrastructure
Across all of DCC’s geographical area.
The key objectives for the AMP6 Capital Delivery Alliance will be to:
Operate with an exemplary Health and Safety focus.
Deliver our customer and environmental outcomes, cost efficiently outperforming our business plan financial targets.
Deliver sustainable whole life cost solutions.
Increase innovation in solutions, products, processes and techniques utilised in delivering DCC’s capital programme.
Leverage programme visability to package high volumes of maintenance schemes more efficiently.
Share risk and reward through an alliance programme mechanism.
Each Capital Delivery Alliance Partner entity will be required to provide a full range of Consultancy and Construction services including, but not limited to, consultancy, feasibility analysis, modelling, detailed design, construction planning and project management, civil, electrical and process engineering.
In order to provide Consultancy and Construction services, Applicants may comprise of a maximum of 2 Parties; 1 Party leading on Consultancy and 1 on Construction. Alternatively a 1 party Applicant must be capable of providing Consultancy and Construction services from within its own organisation. A party shall only consist of one organisation (company).
It is intended that DCC and the Capital Delivery Alliance Partner entities shall work collaboratively through an Alliance Agreement and shall share the benefits of out performance against DCC’s business plan or conversely share the pain of under performance, both against a pre-agreed share mechanism.
Contractual arrangements will be based on NEC3 Engineering and Construction contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 600 000 000 and 1 500 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The Contract if awarded will be for an initial 6 year period with an option to extend for 5 years (6+5). Any extension will be at the sole discretion of DCC.
The initial 6 year contract is estimated to be in the region of GBP 600million to GBP 700million. If the 5 year option is taken the overall contract value is anticipated to be in the region of GBP 1,5Billion.
The above figures are indicative and DCC does not give any guarantee of contract length or value
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: 72 (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:

To be defined in the Invitation to Tender
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

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

To be defined in the Invitation to Tender
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: To be defined in the Invitation to Tender
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: To be defined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be defined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be defined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:

DCWW/288/2013
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 13.9.2013 – 11:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.9.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13.9.2013 – 13:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
2 authorised officers of the organisation will be present at opening of tenders. This opening date and time is a best estimate at the time of despatch of this notice and is subject to change.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
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:

1.0 Minimum Turnover Threshold:
Each Applicant or Party within an Applicant maybe required to demonstrate that it meets or exceeds the following minimum turnover threshold. The Applicant shall be required to supply documentary evidence as part of the PQQ submission in support of its position.
1.1 Single Applicant – GBP 90m turnover per annum.
1.2 Two Party Applicant:
Construction Party – GBP 60m turnover per annum.
Consultancy Party – GBP 30m turnover per annum.
2.0 Supplier Instructions – How to Express Interest in this Tender:
Each Single Party Applicant, or each party within a Two Party Applicant shall register an account with the DCC eSourcing portal in their own right to access the PQQ document and any further information that may be issued during the process.
(Further information relating to a 2 Party Applicant submiting their response is provided later in this section).
2.1 Register your company on the DCC eSourcing portal (this is only required once). Browse to the DCC eSourcing Portal:
https://dwrcymru-welshwater.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register.

Accept the terms and conditions, then 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).
2.2 Express an Interest in the tender:
Login to the portal with the username / password 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.
2.3 Responding to the tender:
A Single Party Applicant or both Parties in a 2 Party applicant shall 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 and then follow the on screen instructions to complete the PQQ / ITT.
There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available)
In relation to a 2 Party Applicant, the parties shall agree which party shall take the Bravo administrative responsibility for submitting the PQQ on behalf of both Parties.
The party with administrative responsibility shall ensure all required sections of the PQQ and DCC’s e-Sourcing portal system are entered and completed correctly via their own Bravo account.
NOTE: A 2 Party Applicant shall only submit a response through One Bravo account on behalf of both Parties within the Applicant.
The PQQ shall be submited 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 Bravo eSourcing help desk. Details are provided on the DCC eSourcing portal.
DCC intends to hold a supplier day prior to the submission of the PQQ, on the 29.8.2013.
All Applicants wishing to attend the supplier day are to familiarise themselves with the PQQ and are requested to register their interest by 5pm on 19.8.2013, via DCC’s eSourcing messaging system.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Tenderers have the right to challenge provided for within regulation 47 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

6.8.2013