Demolition, Building and Surfacing Works Manchester

Demolition, Building and Surfacing Works Manchester

a) Demolition of the remnants of a steel framed building and any associated foundations, and associated brick wall structures within the site; b) Repair and stabilisation of boundary walls.

Manchester: Demolition, Surfacing and Repair Works to 109 Jersey Street, Ancoats

Reference number: HCAP13091

Deadline date:15/02/2013

This deadline is for… Expression of interest only

Contract value:£150,000 – £175,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Greater Manchester 109 Jersey Street, Ancoats, Manchester

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Homes and Communities Agency


Description of the contract

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is seeking a Contractor to undertake various construction works to 109 Jersey Street, Ancoats, Manchester, a vacant and largely cleared site which is earmarked for long-term redevelopment. The Works include but are not exclusively limited to the following: a) Demolition of the remnants of a steel framed building and any associated foundations, and associated brick wall structures within the site; b) Repair and stabilisation of boundary walls, including reduction in height forming a new coping stone detail and repointing of masonry; c) Opening up in-filled boundary wall openings and introduction of railings; d) Levelling of site surface where required to remove trip hazards and replacement of manhole covers; e) Removal of made ground and obstructions before constructing a new black top hard standing area. Works are required to be have commenced on site by week commencing 8th April 2013. All Tendering Contractors must be confident that they have the capacity to start the Contract within the required timescale. In undertaking the Works, the Contractor must be prepared to provide an assignable collateral warranty. This will be the standard warranty of the Homes and Communities Agency, a copy of which will be provided within the Invitation to Tender Document. Works are notifiable under CDM. A CDMC has been appointed by the Employer. The minimum level of Insurance cover needed for this contract is £10 million Employers Liability, £10 Million Public Liability and £2 Million Professional Indemnity Insurance. The conract length is 16 weeks to commence during the week commencing 8th April 2013.



Classification of the contract

45223200 Structural works

45111200 Site preparation and clearance work

45111100 Demolition work


Additional information

Contract type: Works – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 4 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Ben Smith/Andrew Laird

Organisation name URS on behalf of the Homes and Communities Agency

Address West One, Level 8, Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 1BA

Telephone 01132045000

Extension number:

Fax 01132045001

How to apply

These works are being procured via a Single Stage tender procedure. Invitation to Tender documentation will be sent to all candidates who respond to the Expression of Interest. The deadline for receipt of tenders will be 1pm on 11th March 2013. The Single Stage Tender will include for a mandatory PQQ section which all Contractors will be required to satisfy prior to their submissions being reviewed. References will be sought for the winning Contractor prior to Contract award. The Contract will be awarded based on ‘Value for Money’. All responses to Expressions of Interest are to be submitted via the public email address: Please ensure full contact details including postal address are provided. As part of the procurement process, the HCA needs to be satisfied that you have systems in place for managing health and safety within your business. Organisations wishing to tender for the HCA Contracts must be either accredited to OHSAS18001 or registered and assessed by a prequalification assessment scheme which is a member of SSIP (Safety Schemes in Procurement). This also applies to Non Construction companies. Registration and assessment must be in place to formally tender for the project or the Works. Further information on SSIP and details of assessment scheme members can be found on Evidence of accreditation will be sought within the Invitation to Tender. Contractors are required to have in place or provided assurances that these will be in place by the Contract Commencement Date Public Liability insurance cover of £10 million and Employers Liability Cover of £10 million to undertake this Contract respectively. Cover of £2 Million for Professional Indemnity Insurance is also required. All discussions, meetings and communications will be conducted in English. The contract will be subject to English law. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in GBP and all payments under the contract will be made in GBP. This procurement and award is subject to the transparency arrangements being adopted by the UK Government. These arrangements include the publication of tender documentation issued by the HCA and the contract between the HCA and supplier. Bidders should highlight any areas they consider commercially sensitive in order for the HCA to be able to honour our transparency obligations without undermining the bidder’s commercial interests. Candidates are advised that the HCA s subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“The Act”). If a candidate considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement procedure should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidential or otherwise, they must, when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information they do not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. The HCA shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to the Act which relates to the information provided by the interested party. Please note, it is insufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response. The HCA takes a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and sets high standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity in relation to the stewardship of public funds and the management of its activities. The principles contained within this policy apply to both internal and external audiences, including anyone wishing to undertake business or engage with the HCA. Please refer to our Anti-bribery and Corruption Policy by visiting for further information.