Construction Minor Works Leicester

Construction Minor Works Leicester

Construction work for buildings relating to education and research. Construction work for school buildings. Construction work for college buildings. Refurbishment of run-down buildings. Building alteration work. Building extension work.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Construction work

2013/S 169-292436

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Leicestershire County Council
c/o ESPO (see www.espo.org), Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
LE19 1ES Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1162657926
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
Fax: +44 1162944399

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.espo.org

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

Other: Local Authority Services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

organisations stated in section II.1.5
further information contact ESPO, Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
LE19 1ES Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Construction (Minor works) – 10/14.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities
NUTS code UKF2

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
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 800 000 and 8 000 000 GBP

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

Construction work. Building construction work. Building installation work. Building completion work. Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work. Construction work for buildings relating to education and research. Construction work for school buildings. Construction work for college buildings. Refurbishment of run-down buildings. Building alteration work. Building extension work. Demolition, site preparation and clearance work. Leicestershire County Council seek to appoint suitably experienced contractors to participate in its constructions (minor works) framework agreement. The framework will operate on a partnership bases with contractors who through effective contract management, innovation and cooperation with the Council will deliver cost efficient quality design, building, refurbishment and adaptation works to local authority estate including academies within Leicestershire and the surrounding area. Work will be awarded on an individual project basis by holding mini competitions whereby each contractor will be invited to price each project ranging in value between 0 GBP and 750,000 GBP.
The projects let under the Framework Agreement may include demolition, development or refurbishment of existing properties owned by the Council, new build projects or a combination of all these aspects. The Framework Agreement must ensure that work is carried out on time, to industry quality standards and in compliance with Health and Safety requirements.
The Framework Agreement may also be open for use by the following classifications of user throughout Leicestershire: Local Authority Councils; Educational Establishments (including Academies); Police, Fire & Rescue Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords.
An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement.
In order to express an interest in tendering, please email your request to: tenders@espo.org quoting ESPO reference number 10/14.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 45210000, 45300000, 45400000, 45200000, 45214000, 45214200, 45214300, 45262690, 45262700, 45262800, 45111000

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:

The value of 6,800,000 GBP is the estimated potential value based on known participating establishments. The value of participation by the wider public sector cannot be calculated accurately or guaranteed – but has nevertheless been incorporated within a range of 6,800,000 GBP to 8,000,000 GBP for the duration (including the extension option referred to at Section II.2.2).
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 12 months. The total estimated values stated in Section II.1.4 include the option period.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2014. Completion 31.3.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

A performance bond or guarantee may be required. Further information will be provided in the PQQ and or tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

All financing conditions and payment arrangements will be set out in the PQQ and or tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No legal form is required. If the operator is a Joint Venture or Consortium, the Contracting Authority requires members to accept joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: 1. The Supplier agrees that there shall be no discrimination by it against any person with respect to opportunity for employment or conditions of employment, because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. The Supplier shall in all matters arising in the performance of the Agreement comply with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act 1998 and all other discrimination legislation.
2. This contract will contain a contract monitoring clause which will require suppliers to ensure that their organisation operates within the rating of 30 or more, as shall be determined by use of the credit rating agency, Creditsafe Business Solutions Limited.
3. Contractors and their supply chains may be required to actively participate in the achievements of other wider social and / or environmental policy objectives relating to recruitment, training and supply chain initiatives. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.
Further information will be provided in the PQQ and or tender documents.
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: as detailed in the PQQ and invitation to tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: as detailed in the PQQ and invitation to tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
as detailed in the PQQ and invitation to tender 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
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:

10/14
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 1.10.2013 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

7.10.2013 – 17:00
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 considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. In order to express an interest in tendering, please email your request to: tenders@espo.org quoting ESPO reference number 10/14. To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=71178747

GO Reference: GO-2013829-PRO-5075313

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: ESPO on behalf of Leicestershire County Council, will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by ESPO as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the 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 breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:29.8.2013