Consultants Framework Agreement Kent

Consultants Framework Agreement Kent

Architecture, Building Services Engineering, Structural Engineering, Cost Consultancy, Project Management and Building Surveying Services.

UK-Canterbury: architectural and related services

2012/S 213-352465

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Canterbury Christchurch University
Rochester House, St Georges Place
For the attention of: Craig Webster
CT1 1UT Canterbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1227782261
E-mail: craig.webster@canterbury.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.canterbury.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.canterbury.ac.uk

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

The establishment of a Consultants Framework Agreement including; Architecture, Building Services Engineering, Structural Engineering, Cost Consultancy, Project Management and Building Surveying Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Kent.
NUTS code
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: 3
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 100,00 and 20 000 000,00 GBP

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

It is proposed that the Consultant Framework being set up by Canterbury Christchurch University (CCCU) will be split into 6 Lots with a maximum of 3 Consultants per lot.
The projects being carried out by CCCU during the framework period will mainly be as a result of CHURN, therefore works will range from modelling and adaptation of existing spaces, with some extensions. There will also be small ‘minor works’ schemes which will include all levels of maintenance and replacement on all aspects of engineering and to CCCU’s building stock.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71300000, 71530000, 71540000, 71510000, 71000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Architecture

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71300000, 71530000, 71540000, 71510000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Building Services Engineering

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71300000, 71530000, 71540000, 71510000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Structural Engineering

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71300000, 71530000, 71540000, 71510000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Cost Consultant

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71300000, 71530000, 71540000, 71510000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Project Management

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71300000, 71530000, 71540000, 71510000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Building Surveying

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71300000, 71530000, 71540000, 71510000, 71000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

Parent Company Guarantees, Performance bonds, warranties and / or deposits may be required as set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire and 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 pre-qualification questionnaire and the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Any awarded consortium or company must be a legal entity before contracts or frameworks can be awarded. Further details will be set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire and the tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Consultants and their supply chains may be required to participate in the achievements of social and / or environmental policy objectives relating to recruitment, training and supply chain iniatives. Accordingly, the contract performance conditions may relate to social and environmental considerations.
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: This will be covered in the pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documents. Candidates are referred to Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) and the tender documents generally. Applicants will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire consistent with Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). This questionnaire is available from the address given Section I.1 and returned to the same address by the date stipulated at section IV 3.4.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: These will be covered in the pre-qualification questionnaire and the tender documents. Candidates are referred to Regulation 24 (1) and 24 (2) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) and the tender documents generally. Miniumum level (s) of standards possibly required. Applicants may be subject to an independent financial chec.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Applicants are required to meet the minimum risk of business failure. Further details will be included in the pre-qualification quesionnaire and the tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
This will be covered in the pre-qualification quesionnaire and tender documents. Candidates are referred to Regulation 25 (2) of the Public Contracts Regulations (2006) and the tender documents generally.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
1. Experience of acting as Consultant under your chosen lot for Education Providers.
2. Experience of acting as Consultant under your chosen lot on small to medium sized projects.
Further details will be specified in the pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documents generally.
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: yes

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: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: 3 Candidates will be chosen per Lot.
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

no
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

9.11.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

7.1.2013
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

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

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Office of Government Commerce
Rosebery Court, St Andrews Business Park
NR7 0HS Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8450004999

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:1.11.2012