Consultants Framework for University of Essex

Consultants Framework for University of Essex

The University is seeking various Architectural, Engineering, Surveying, and consulting agency services: divided into 8 lots, based on a framework agreement with the intention to commence 1.5.2015 until 31.4.2018 for a duration of 36 months with the option of another 12 months up to 48 months.

United Kingdom-Colchester: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2014/S 174-307837

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Essex
Central Procurement Unit, Estates Management Section, Wivenhoe Park
Contact point(s): Central Procurement Unit
For the attention of: Adrian Woodmore
CO4 3SQ Colchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1206872068
E-mail: procure@essex.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.essex.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.essex.ac.uk/purchasing

Electronic access to information: https://delta-sourcing.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://delta-sourcing.com

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

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:

T532 Consultants Framework (2015-2018).

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

NUTS code UKH3

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 months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 80 000 and 7 000 000 GBP

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

Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services. Architectural and related services. Advisory architectural services. Architectural design services. Architectural, engineering and planning services. Architectural, engineering and surveying services. Architectural and building-surveying services. Engineering services. Engineering design services. Engineering design services for the construction of civil engineering works. Quantity surveying services for civil engineering works. Urban planning and landscape architectural services. Landscape architectural services. Construction-related services. Construction management services. Construction project management services. Architectural services for buildings. Architectural services for outdoor areas. Architectural services for building extensions. Consultative engineering and construction services. Environmental engineering consultancy services. Civil engineering consultancy services. Infrastructure works consultancy services. Advisory and consultative engineering services. Design support services. Engineering support services. Construction consultancy services. Design consultancy services. Miscellaneous engineering services. Research and development services and related consultancy services. Project management consultancy services. Building services consultancy services. Interior design services. Speciality design services. Miscellaneous business and business-related services. Construction supervision services. Building consultancy services. Project and design preparation, estimation of costs. Calculation of costs, monitoring of costs. Approval plans, working drawings and specifications. Supervision of project and documentation. Environmental impact assessment for construction. Risk or hazard assessment for construction. Energy-efficiency consultancy services. Hazard protection and control consultancy services. Engineering design services for mechanical and electrical installations for buildings. Mechanical engineering services. Mechanical and electrical engineering services. Sound insulation and room acoustics consultancy services. Noise-control consultancy services. Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis. Draft plans (systems and integration). Determining and listing of quantities in construction. Supervision of building work. Technical assistance services. Structural engineering consultancy services. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services for construction. Heating-system design services. Construction economics services. Artificial and natural lighting engineering services for buildings. Health and safety consultancy services. Telecommunication consultancy services. Ventilation consultancy services. Plumbing consultancy services. Urban environmental development planning. Environmental planning. Production management consultancy services. Business and management consultancy services. Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security. Real estate services. Geotechnical engineering services. Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services. Architectural and related services. Engineering services. Urban planning and landscape architectural services. Architectural design services. Surveying services. The University is seeking various Architectural, Engineering, Surveying, and consulting agency services: divided into 8 lots, based on a framework agreement with the intention to commence 1.5.2015 until 31.4.2018 for a duration of 36 months with the option of another 12 months up to 48 months. The dates may change dependent on scoring outcome but the duration will remain at 36 months + 12 months for all 8 lots under the Framework. This framework will be utilised in conjunction with projects alongside other framework agreements and tendered contracts in relation to Estates Works, Goods or Services as the need arises in order to complete our contracts and we may activate any amount of the lots within this framework to undertake and meet the specific requirements of a project to its completion. It is anticipated that the core of the business will be at the Colchester Campus but we include our Campuses at Southend and Loughton as and when the need arises as part of our Estate Plan. Contracts may be awarded by: — 1) Best cost calculated from the Form of Offer submitted as part of the tender procedure whether on a schedule of rates or by % of contract value 2) Requesting a quotation for a particular project based on a few basic variables sufficient to obtain a lump sum or % rate as required 3) For more complex projects we may undertake a mini competition using some or all of the original criteria in the original tender. When selecting providers on the framework, we will also consider the service delivery times, as this is of the essence and also particular experience is required for some projects. Therefore on some occasions, we may exclude any consultants from the above selection process that cannot meet the delivery date stated for the project or where experience is not strong enough to undertake a particular requirement where other framework members have past experience.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services. Architectural and related services. Engineering services. Urban planning and landscape architectural services. Architectural design services. Surveying services. The University is seeking various Architectural, Engineering, Surveying, and Design services: divided into 8 lots, based on a framework agreement. Services required are Architectural Engineering (including a lead consultant and interior design), Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Landscape Architect, Project Management, Building Surveying, Architectural Design, Structural Design, and Multi Discipline Design. This is for 36 months + 12 month option framework, divided into 8 lots, with all of the above services listed in order to complete the contract (you may respond to one or more lots), although these may be awarded alongside other Tenders or Frameworks. Lot 1 Architect (6 organisations to be awarded onto this Lot on the framework)Lot 2 Structural Engineer (3 organisations to be awarded onto this Lot on the framework)Lot 3 Building Services Engineer (3 organisations to be awarded onto this Lot on the framework) Lot 4 Quantity Surveyor (3 organisations to be awarded onto this Lot on the framework)Lot 5 Landscape Architect (3 organisations to be awarded onto this Lot on the framework)Lot 6 Project Manager (3 organisations to be awarded onto this Lot on the framework) Lot 7 Building Surveyor (3 organisations to be awarded onto this Lot on the framework) Lot 8 Multi-Discipline Agency (3 organisations to be awarded onto this Lot on the framework).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 80 000 and 7 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

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: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Architect

1)Short description

The University is seeking Architectural services; this is to include a lead consultant and interior design consulting and all relevant services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

710000007120000071210000712200007124000079932000712210007124500071223000

3)Quantity or scope

Services required, all professional Architectural activities including (but not limited to): consulting with other professionals about the design, advising the end user on the practicalities of our project, keeping within financial budgets and deadlines, negotiating with subcontractors and other relevant professionals, specifying the nature and quality of materials required, managing the environmental impact of the project, all other architectural designations (relevant to the tender documents), and resolving dilemmas that may arise throughout the duration of the contract. Chartered architect status is essential (through membership of the Royal Institute of British Architects), furthermore any subcontractors or relevant personnel (in reference to this tender) must have certification of their appropriate professional qualification levels/accreditations. The length of this contract is 36 months with the option of an extra 12 months as a framework agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 and 2 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Structural Engineer

1)Short description

The University is seeking Structural Engineering services; this will include civil engineering as well as all other relevant services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71310000713000007131110071318000715300007124000071311300710000007132000071330000713110007132200071312000

3)Quantity or scope

Services required, all the activities of a structural engineer including (but not limited to): consulting with other professionals (including architects) about the design to agree on safe designs and their alignment with the aesthetics concepts agreed upon, advising the end user on the practicalities of our project, keeping within financial budgets and deadlines, negotiating with subcontractors and other relevant professionals, considering the strengths/durability of various materials, managing the environmental impact of the project, liaising with construction subcontractors, advising on structural integrity, analysing configurations of structural components, applying expert knowledge of the forces that act on various structures, all other structural engineering designations (relevant to the tender documents), and resolving dilemmas that may arise throughout the duration of the contract. Where relevant, chartered structural engineer status is essential (through the Institution of Structural Engineers or ICES), as is chartered civil engineering status (via the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)); any subcontractors or relevant personnel (in reference to this tender) must have certification of their appropriate professional qualification levels/accreditations. The length of this contract is 36 months with the option of an extra 12 months as a framework agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 and 500 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Building Services Engineer

1)Short description

The University is seeking Building Services Engineer, the services we required will include sustainability and services commissioning.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71251000712500007131520071000000712000007131521071315000713260007132120071321000713154107131700071321400,713172107131430071316000

3)Quantity or scope

Chartered engineer (CEng) or incorporated engineer (IEng) status is essential and can be gained through membership of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). Services required, all activities of a Building Services Engineer including (but not limited to): consulting with other professionals, promoting energy efficiency and other sustainability issues, keeping within financial budgets and deadlines, negotiating with subcontractors and other relevant professionals, identifying equipment and materials to be employed in various systems, monitoring both the installation and maintenance of relevant services, all other building services engineers designations (relevant to the tender documents), and resolving dilemmas (relevant to post) that may arise throughout the duration of the contract. All services must be covered throughout the duration of the contract; the length of this contract is 36 months with the option of an extra 12 months as a framework agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 and 500 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Quantity Surveyor

1)Short description

The University is seeking to appoint Quantity Surveying Service providers; the services provided will include an Employers Agent and a CDM Co-ordinator.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

7132400071320000713000007100000071311000713221007131340071322000

3)Quantity or scope

Accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is essential. Services required, all activities of a Surveyor including (but not limited to): consulting with other professionals (including architects), undertaking cost analysis, keeping within financial budgets and deadlines, negotiating with subcontractors and other relevant professionals, undertaking feasibility studies, valuing completed work and arranging payment, performing risk/value management and cost control, resolving dilemmas (relevant to post) that may arise throughout the duration of the contract, all other professional Surveyor duties. All services must be covered throughout the duration of the contract; the length of this contract is 36 months with the option of an extra 12 months as a framework agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Landscape Architect

1)Short description

The University is seeking to appoint a Landscape Architect; the services provided will include.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71420000714000007100000071313000714210009071200090712100

3)Quantity or scope

Accreditation from the Landscape Institute is essential. Services required, all activities related to Landscape architecture including (but not limited to): consulting with other professionals (including architects), overseeing the design and implementation over the entire project, keeping within financial budgets and deadlines, negotiating with subcontractors and other relevant professionals, carrying out environmental impact assessments, all other professional Landscape Architect duties. All services must be covered throughout the duration of the contract; the length of this contract is 36 months with the option of an extra 12 months as a framework agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 and 500 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Project Manager

1)Short description

The University is seeking to appoint Project Management services; applicants should have appreciable credentials, knowledge and essentially, experience of (successfully) governing projects of this scale.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

715410007154000071500000710000007222400071520000

3)Quantity or scope

Services required, all of the activities of a project manager including (but not limited to): preparing meetings and liaising with other professionals (such as architects, various engineering consultants, surveyors etc) before commencing, strategizing ahead of time in order to avoid problems before they occur, overseeing the running of several projects, negotiating with subcontractors and other relevant professionals, establishing project objectives, upholding quality standards, recruiting sub-contractors, Co-ordinate required support levels and training, and making sure all of the project aims are met whilst ensuring the result aligns with our specification. All services must be covered throughout the duration of the contract; the length of this contract is 36 months with the option of an extra 12 months as a framework agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 and 500 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Building Surveyor

1)Short description

The university is seeking to appoint Building Surveyor Services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71251000712500007120000071000000

3)Quantity or scope

Services required, all of the activities of a Building Surveyor including (but not limited to): consulting with other professionals (such as architects, various engineering consultants, surveyors etc.), providing property legislation advice, handling planning applications negotiating with subcontractors and other relevant professionals, advising on the health and safety aspects of construction, advising on boundary and rights of light disputes, advising on structural defects, and providing specialist advice on building legislation. Accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is essential. All services must be covered throughout the duration of the contract; the length of this contract is 36 months with the option of an extra 12 months as a framework agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 and 500 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 8 Lot title: Multi Discipline Agency (including all services listed in Lot 1 , 2, and 3.)

1)Short description

The University is seeking a Multi-Discipline Agency Service; candidates must be experienced in all aspects of Lot 1, 2 and 3 (relevant to our project), including interior, structural, landscape, systems, and so forth. All relevant accreditation and professional qualifications must be held, as well as experience in (successfully) overseeing the composition (design aspects) of projects similar in scale. Ideal candidates will be apt at communicating their concepts coherently with specialists from other disciplines, collaborating with clients (to the meet specifications set), and proficiency with all relevant software packages including (but not limited to) computer-aided design (CAD).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

Services required, all of the activities of a Design Manager including (but not limited to): consulting with other professionals (such as architects, various engineering consultants, surveyors etc.), managing the design process using technical expertise and aligning the result with the specification set, ensuring the design processes recognize current legislation, developing design concepts in consultation with the client, preparing detailed working drawings/designs/plans/models/schemes (often using computer-aided design (CAD) software), sourcing materials, devising project schedules, inspecting designs for accuracy and commercial suitability, provide technical support to on site teams, preparing design quality plans, interior design, structural design, and various systems design. All services must be covered throughout the duration of the contract; the length of this contract is 36 months with the option of an extra 12 months as a framework agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 and 1 500 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
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:

The University reserves the right to request deposits and guarantees where and when required.

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

As detailed within 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:

Grouped or Consortia bidders will be required to be jointly and severally liable to the University. The University reserves the right to request a single legal form.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Any lead bidder must agree to be fully responsible for all work undertaken by the sub-contractor or consortium member throughout the duration of the contract and any bid will be made with the unreserved acceptance of that condition.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
Economic and financial capacity Economic and financial capacity — means of proof required: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: The details will be provided in the documents on what is required on what is required and how it is evaluated.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The bidder must obtain a minimum of 50 % of the marks available in each of the core areas indicated at PQQ Stage.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: — where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, — where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(e) Where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(h) A statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years;
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
As detailed in the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
50 % minimum score required for all core requirements as detailed in the tender documents.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: When necessary and relevant accredited professionals must be appointed, for example Architects, Surveyors, and Engineers.

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

Restricted

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

Envisaged minimum number 27: and maximum number 80
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The University will score every PQQ Submission for each Lot and choose the top scoring bidders for invitation to tender. For the Architectural Service we will enlist 6 bidders to the Framework, therefore it is our intention to invite 12 bidders to the ITT Stage but we reserve the right to change this dependent on the success and closeness of the scoring e.g. whether we have 12 suitable bidders or 13 bidders are clearly ahead from the remaining bids so therefore will all be invited. A similar process will apply for the remaining 7 lots, but we only require 3 successful bidders on each Lot other than the Architectural practice so will invite 6 bidders for each Lot to Tender unless the conditions stated earlier on changing the numbers exist.
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:

T532

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

no

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

16.10.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

5.1.2015

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

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 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.https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Colchester:-Architectural%2C-construction%2C-engineering-and-inspection-services./83EQP94AYR

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Colchester:-Architectural%2C-construction%2C-engineering-and-inspection-services./83EQP94AYR

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/83EQP94AYR

GO Reference: GO-201498-PRO-5987393

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

University of Essex
Central Procurement Unit, Estates Management Section, Wivenhoe Park
CO4 3SQ Colchester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procure@essex.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1206872068
Internet address: www.essex.ac.uk/purchasing

Body responsible for mediation procedures

University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
CO43SQ Colchester
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This 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 clarification of the debriefing received from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have two working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information had to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address in section I.1

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

University of Essex
Central Purchasing Unit, Estates Management Section, Wivenhoe Park
CO4 3SQ Colchester
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

8.9.2014