Construction Work Reading

Construction Work Reading

The project comprises the development of twenty nine (29) one and two bedroom flats and four (4) houses for a mix of affordable rent and shared ownership to Code for sustainable homes standard level 3 and 4.

UK-Horsham: construction work

2012/S 58-094482

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Southern Housing Group Ltd.
Spire Court, Albion Way
For the attention of: Mr C Thomas
RH12 1JW Horsham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1403224544
E-mail: colin.thomas@shgroup.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.shgroup.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.shgroup.org.uk/AboutUs/Partner-With-Us/Procurement-Opportunities/

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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

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

Southern development services limited

Section II: Object of the contract

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

New housing development for Taylor Court, 48 Tilehurst Road, Reading RG1 7TL, UNITED KINGDOM.
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: Reading.
NUTS code UKJ11

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)

The project comprises the development of twenty nine (29) one and two bedroom flats and four (4) houses for a mix of affordable rent and shared ownership to Code for sustainable homes standard level 3 and 4. The works also include soft and hard landscaping, mechanical and electrical services, on and off site infrastructure and Section 278 works to complete the project. The scheme has full planning permission from the local authority (application no. 11/00484/FUL dated 28.10.2011).
SHG prides itself in delivering high quality developments which is reflected in the building and environmental design which has planning permission. The final product must reflect these aspirations.
The existing buildings on site have been demolished leaving the slabs, foundations and services. Further design development and construction of the scheme is required. The ‘JCT 2011 Design and Build’ contract with employers amendments will be utilised with tenderers defining the time period for the project.
SHG wishes to inform potential tenderers that MH Architects has created the design and have obtained the planning consent. SHG shall name MH architects for the post contract detail building design services.
Gyoury Self Partnership structural engineers, Brooks Devlin code assessors and Simon Jones Associates tree consultants have been involved in elements of design development pre and post planning. These three consultants have in-depth knowledge of the scheme which it is hoped will be of benefit and SHG asks that use of this expertise going forward with the project is considered with the tenderer making appropriate appointments.
The pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) document is available at: http://www.shgroup.org.uk/AboutUs/Partner-With-Us/Procurement-Opportunities/.

All expressions of interest/ PQQ returns must be communicated as per the details in the PQQ at the above web address. Any expressions/ PQQ returns that are not communicated/ provided as per the PQQ document may not be received and may therefore be disregarded.
SHGL (and/ or SDSL) reserve the right to discontinue the procurement process at any time which shall include the right not to award a contract and does not bind itself to accept the lowest bid or any tender/ PQQ received.
SHGL (and/ or SDSL) shall not be liable for any cost or expense incurred by any candidate or bidder in connection with the completion and return information requested in this contract notice or in the completion or submission of any PQQ or tender.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 45211300, 45211100, 45211000, 45211340, 45211341, 71334000, 45112700, 71311300

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The project comprises the new build development of twenty nine (29) one and two bedroom flats and four (4) houses for a mix of affordable rent and shared ownership.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Requirement changes – the Group may need to amend the number of properties required within the contract package and/ or establish additional or alternative contract packages.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

Participants will be advised as necessary during the procurement process. Parent company and/or guarantees of performance and financial liability may be required, if considered appropriate.
For further details please see PQQ document at: http://www.shgroup.org.uk/AboutUs/Partner-With-Us/Procurement-Opportunities/.

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

For further details please see PQQ document at: http://www.shgroup.org.uk/AboutUs/Partner-With-Us/Procurement-Opportunities/.

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

One member of any grouping/ consortium of suppliers will be required to accept prime contractorship.
For further details please see PQQ document at: http://www.shgroup.org.uk/AboutUs/Partner-With-Us/Procurement-Opportunities/.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: For further details please see PQQ document at: http://www.shgroup.org.uk/AboutUs/Partner-With-Us/Procurement-Opportunities/.

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: For further details please see PQQ document at: http://www.shgroup.org.uk/AboutUs/Partner-With-Us/Procurement-Opportunities/.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: For further details please see PQQ document at: http://www.shgroup.org.uk/AboutUs/Partner-With-Us/Procurement-Opportunities/.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: For further details please see PQQ document at: http://www.shgroup.org.uk/AboutUs/Partner-With-Us/Procurement-Opportunities/.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
For further details please see PQQ document at: http://www.shgroup.org.uk/AboutUs/Partner-With-Us/Procurement-Opportunities/.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
For further details please see PQQ document at: http://www.shgroup.org.uk/AboutUs/Partner-With-Us/Procurement-Opportunities/.

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: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: For further details please see PQQ document at http://www.southernhousinggroup.co.uk/en/AboutUs/Partner-With-Us/Procurement-Opportunities/.

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 14.5.2012
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

15.5.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

10.7.2012
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:87192).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the address in Section 1.1. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 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.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:21.3.2012