NHS.NEY.014 Grimsby: Princess Diana, Day Hospital Demolition Works 2012. Reference number: HCAP13020
Description of the contract
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is seeking to appoint a Contractor for the provision of comprehensive asbestos removal services and demolition of the Princess Diana Day Hospital, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire. The Day Hospital is a single storey building timber framed structure with brick cladding on concrete strip foundations. The structural demolition works will be carried out on completion of the enabling works phase which comprises of the termination of all remaining services, removal of all asbestos and completion of all soft strip works to the Day Hospital ready for structural demolition to be commenced. A Refurbishment & Demolition Asbestos Survey Report has been undertaken and will be made available to tendering Contractors. Air Monitoring services are to be procured independently of this Contract by the HCA, Contractors will be informed of the appointed consultants prior to commencement of the Works. The type of asbestos identified is Amosite and Chrysotile. Generally the type of materials identified to contain asbestos were recorded as; asbestos insulating board, asbestos debris, asbestos cement, asbestos woven products and asbestos bituminous product. All removal works are required to be carried out in accordance with all relevant statues, recommendation and guidance and any other legislation or guidance notes that may come into force during the contract period. The scope of the works for the structural demolition, therefore, are as follows: • Complete enabling works phase prior to commencement of structural demolition works, enabling works include: i. Erection of fencing to isolate the building from the wider site; ii. All services disconnected and made safe; iii. Complete all asbestos removal, soft strip clearance to facilitate the demolition of the structure as required; iv. Ensure all necessary water supplies are installed as required for damping down during the demolition • Carefully demolish roof and walls down to floor level; • Demolish floor structure; • Break out foundations; and • Grade site levels. The minimum level of Public Indemnity & Employers Liability insurance cover needed for this Contract is £10 million and £10 million respectively.
Classification of the contract
45262660 Asbestos-removal work
45111000 Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
How to apply
These works are being procured via a two stage tender. A pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) will be sent to all candidates who respond to the Contract Notice. The PQQ is intended to identify candidates which are most capable of performing the Contract in terms of financial status, technical ability and professional capacity. PQQ and MOI documents are anticipated to be issued to Contractors end June 2012, this date has been provided for guidance purposes only and HCA reserve the right to deviate from this date at any time. A shortlist of 5-10 Contractors will be Invited to Tender following the evaluation of returned PQQs. The Contract will be awarded based on ‘Value for Money’. All PQQ and Tender documents will be provided digitally to Contractors. Contractors must be licensed by the HSE and also be members of the Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA). 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 prior to being invited to formally tender for the project or the Works. Further information on SSIP and details of assessment scheme members can be found on http://www.ssip.org.uk/. Contractors are required to have in place or provided assurances that these will be in place by the Contract Commencement Date Public and Employers Liability insurance cover of £10 million and £10 million to undertake this Contract respectively. All interested candidates should submit a written expression of interest (via email or post) quoting the Contract Title and reference number to the contact details provided. This procurement exercise is being managed by The Environment Partnership (TEP) Limited on behalf of the Homes and Communities Agency (the Contracting Authority); all correspondence should be placed to TEP as specified in the Contract Information. 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 is 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 http://www.homesandcommunities.co.uk/ethical-policies for further information.