Contract for Housing Fire Risk Assessments

Contract for Housing Fire Risk Assessments

Wandsworth Borough Council is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced and competent consultants for a contract for the provision of a service to review, amend and update existing fire risk assessments.

United Kingdom-London: Risk or hazard assessment for construction

2014/S 201-355474

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Wandsworth
Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street
Contact point(s): www.competefor.com
SW18 2PU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088715071

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.wandsworth.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: www.competefor.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.competefor.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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Contract for the provision of a service to review and update existing Housing Fire Risk Assessments.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services

NUTS code UKI11

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)

Risk or hazard assessment for construction. Wandsworth Borough Council is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced and competent consultants for a contract for the provision of a service to review, amend and update existing fire risk assessments in relation to its purpose built blocks, hostels and clubrooms within its residential housing stock. The contract period will be five months to allow time to agree a format with the successful company and to visit all the sites and submit the risk assessments. The planned commencement date is June 2015. It is anticipated that tenders will be sought in February 2015. It is anticipated that 6 suppliers including the Council’s Design Service will be invited to tender, and 1 supplier will be awarded the contract. The award of the contract will be based on the most economically advantageous tender. This will be assessed with weightings of 80 % for price and 20 % for quality considerations. The estimated value of the contract is GBP 140 000.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71313410

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: 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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 140 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 5 (from the award of the contract)

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 pre-qualification questionnaire and invitation to tender documentation.

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

As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire and invitation to tender documentation.

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

As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire and invitation to tender documentation.

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 Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire and invitation to tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire and invitation to tender documentation.
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: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire documentation.
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 below

1. Price. Weighting 80

2. Quality. Weighting 20

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CPT/1406

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

19.11.2014 – 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 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. If you are having difficulty accessing this opportunity please follow these steps: 1. Sign up or log in to CompeteFor.com 2. Click on Activity Centre 3. Scroll to the bottom of the page and add the functionality for Delta Supplier Menu 4. Access the Delta Supplier Menu 5. Click on Response Manager 6. Enter the following access code: 93T6YX34M6.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.competefor.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Risk-or-hazard-assessment-for-construction./93T6YX34M6

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.competefor.com/respond/93T6YX34M6

GO Reference: GO-20141015-PRO-6090698

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15.10.2014