Consultants framework

UK-Cardiff: architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

Consultants framework 2012/S 10-015498

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board
Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board, Heath Park
For the attention of: Michael Diaz
CF14 4XW Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2920745044
E-mail: michael.diaz@wales.nhs.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

Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

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

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Consultants framework.
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 UKL2

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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 63
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

The Contracting Authority is seeking to establish a framework agreement on behalf of itself and (I) Velindre NHS Trust and (III) Aneurin Bevan Health Board; in relation to the following professional consultancy services:- architects, quantity surveyors, project management, CDM coordinators, structural and civil engineering, mechanical and electrical engineers and construction supervisors. The appointed consultants will be required to provide services on an ‘as required’ call off basis. The consultancy services will be divided into 7 separate disciplines. Each discipline will be divided in to 2 separate ‘works cost’ value bands (Lots). With up to 3 consultants to appointed onto each framework lot. Additional information is set out in the memorandum of information (”MOI”) which is available on request (see point VI.3 of this notice for details).
Community benefits do not apply to this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71200000, 71300000, 71500000, 71334000, 71324000, 71530000, 71541000, 71312000

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:

Please refer to Annexures to this notice and the MOI for further information.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Architects – band 1

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide architect services on a call off basis in relation to various work contracts / projects valued between 1 000 000 GBP – 4 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71200000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Cardiff and Vale, Velindre and Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Architects – band 2 – Cardiff and Velindre

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide architect services in relation to various works contracts / projects valued at up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71200000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Cardiff and Vale and Velindre. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Architects – band 2 – Aneurin Bevan

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide architect services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authority (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71200000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Mechanical and electrical – band 1

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide mechanical and electrical engineering services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued between 1 000 000 GBP – 4 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71334000, 71300000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Cardiff and Vale, Velindre and Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Mechanical and engineering – band 2 – Cardiff and Velindre

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide mechanical and electrical engineering services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71334000, 71300000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Cardiff and Vale and Velindre. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Mechanical and electrical – band 2 – Aneurin Bevan

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide mechanical and electrical engineering services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authority (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71334000, 71300000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Aneurin Bevan Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Structural engineers – band 1

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide structural engineering services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued between 1 000 000 GBP – 4 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71312000, 71300000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Cardiff and Vale, Velindre and Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 8 Lot title: Structural engineers – band 2 – Cardiff and Velindre

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide structural engineering services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71312000, 71300000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Cardiff and Vale and Velindre. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 9 Lot title: Structural engineering – band 2 – Aneurin Bevan

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide structural Engineering services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authority (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71312000, 71300000

3)Quantity or scope

Quanity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 10 Lot title: Quantity surveyors – band 1

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide quantity surveying services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued between 1 000 000 GBP – 4 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71324000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Cardiff and Vale, Velindre and Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 11 Lot title: Quantity surveyors – band 2 – Cardiff and Velindre

1)Short description

Consultants are sough to provide quantity surveying services on a call off basis in relation to various works contract / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorites (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71324000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Cardiff and Vale and Velindre. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 12 Lot title: Quantity surveyors – band 2 – Aneurin Bevan

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide quantity surveying services on a call off basis in relation to various works contract / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authority (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71324000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 13 Lot title: Project managers – band 1

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide project management services on a call off basis in relation to various works contract / projects valued between 1 000 000 GBP – 4 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71541000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Cardiff and Vale, Velindre and Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 14 Lot title: Project managers – band 2 – Cardiff and Velindre

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to carry out project management services on a call off basis in relation to various contracts / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71541000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants to be appointed onto a framework to provide services for Cardiff and Velindre. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 15 Lot title: Project managers – band 2 – Aneurin Bevan

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide project management services on a call off basis in relation to various contracts / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71541000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 Consultants to be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 16 Lot title: CDM coordinators – band 1

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide CDM- co-ordinator services on a call off basis in relation to various works contract / projects valued between 1 000 000 GBP – 4 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71530000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 Consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services for Cardiff, Velindre and Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 17 Lot title: CDM coordinators – band 2 – Cardiff and Velindre

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide CDM-Co-ordinator services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71530000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Cardiff and Vale and Velindre. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 18 Lot title: CDM coordinators – band 2 – Aneurin Bevan

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide CDM Co-ordinator services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authority (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71530000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed however estimate is stated below.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 19 Lot title: Construction supervisors – band 1

1)Short description

Consultants are sough to provide construction supervisor services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued between 1 000 000 GBP – 4 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71500000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed however estimate is stated below.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Cardiff and Vale, Velindre and Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 20 Lot title: Construction supervisors – band 2 – Cardiff and Velindre

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide construction supervisor services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authorities (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71500000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Cardiff and Vale and Velindre. Additional Information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.
Lot No: 21 Lot title: Construction supervisors – band 2 – Aneurin Bevan

1)Short description

Consultants are sought to provide construction supervisor services on a call off basis in relation to various works contracts / projects valued up to 1 000 000 GBP commissioned by the contracting authority (from time to time).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71500000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity of work is not guaranteed.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Up to 3 consultants will be appointed onto a framework to provide services to Aneurin Bevan. Additional information will be contained in the PQQ and ITT documentation.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

As set out in the invitation to tender (ITT) documents. The contracting authority reserves the right to request parent company and/or other guarantees of financial liability.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As set out in the invitation to tender (ITT) documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

None specified, save that in the case of a partnership or consortium or other group of more than one legal entity bidding together, the contract will be with either (1) all bidders on the basis of joint and several liability, or (2) with one or more of the parties acting as ‘prime contractor’ (and where more than one, on a joint and several liability basis).
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: The pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ), which is available on request, will provide the details. Any economic operator may be excluded from participation if it fulfils any of the criteria listed in Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the PQQ.
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

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

Envisaged number of operators: 168
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:

CVUHB CF1
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

13.2.2012 – 12:00
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 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

Bidders who obtain a PQQ will also be provided with a MOI which provides additional outline information in relation to the services being procured.
All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of bidders. The contracting authority reserves the right to award the each lot / contract in whole or in part. The contracting authority reserves the right to evaluate each lot as a separate contract. The contracting authority reserves the right to annul the tendering process and not award any contract. All documents to be priced in GBP and all payments made in GBP. In relation to Section II. 1.9 above – variants will be accepted to the extent permitted in the tender documents (if at all).
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 28762.
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: The authority will allow a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period between notifying the award decision and awarding the contract. Unsuccessful tenderers and applicants are entitled to receive reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the bid was unsuccessful. Should additional information be required it should be requested of the addressee in Section 1.1.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13.1.2012