Environmental Survey Services Framework – Oxford and Cambridge

Environmental Survey Services Framework – Oxford and Cambridge

EWR is seeking bids from varying environmental survey service providers.

United Kingdom-London: Environmental services

2020/S 183-443168

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: East West Rail Company Ltd
National registration number: 11072935
Postal address: Great Minster House, 33 Horseferry Road
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Postal code: SW1P 4DR
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mike Harrison
E-mail: mike.harrison@eastwestrail.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7811600905
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.eastwestrail.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eastwestrail.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/K3599WV7H4
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: East West Rail Company Ltd
Postal address: 1 Grafton Mews, Midsummer Boulevard
Town: Milton Keynes
NUTS code: UKJ12 Milton Keynes
Postal code: MK9 1FB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: commercial@eastwestrail.co.ukInternet address(es):Main address: https://eastwestrail.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/respondToList.html?noticeId=505792384
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Rail Infrastructure

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Environmental Survey Services Framework

 

Reference number: CT0320

II.1.2)Main CPV code

90700000 Environmental services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The publication of this notice formally commences the procurement of environmental survey services framework for East West Rail Company Ltd. (EWR Co). EWR Co is creating a new direct connection between Oxford and Cambridge. Serving communities across the area, it will bring faster journey times and lower transport costs as easing pressure on local roads.

EWR is seeking bids from varying environmental survey service providers to engage with EWR Co in the following areas. agriculture, forestry, soils, air quality, biodiversity, cultural heritage, sound, noise and vibration, traffic and transport, water resources and flood risk.

The framework is to provide EWR Co. support in completing the range of environmental surveys required to inform the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, licensing and permitting requirements and the design of the railway.

The framework durations will be for an initial 3 years, with an option to extend for a further 2 years (1 + 1).

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 9 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71313400 Environmental impact assessment for construction
71313420 Environmental standards for construction
71313430 Environmental indicators analysis for construction
71313450 Environmental monitoring for construction
71352300 Magnetometric surveying services
71355000 Surveying services
71351720 Geophysical surveys of archaeological sites
71351811 Topographical surveys of archaeological sites
45112450 Excavation work at archaeological sites
90731400 Air pollution monitoring or measurement services
90742300 Noise pollution monitoring services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH12 Cambridgeshire CC
NUTS code: UKH25 Central Bedfordshire
NUTS code: UKJ13 Buckinghamshire CC
NUTS code: UKJ14 Oxfordshire
Main site or place of performance:

Cambridgeshire CC, Central Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire CC, Oxfordshire.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

EWR is seeking bids from varying environmental survey service providers to engage with EWR Co in the following areas. agriculture, forestry, soils, air quality, biodiversity, cultural heritage, sound, noise and vibration, traffic and transport, water resources and flood risk.

The framework is to provide EWR Co. support in completing the range of environmental surveys required to inform the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, licensing and permitting requirements and the design of the railway.

The framework durations will be for an initial 3 years, with an option to extend for a further 2 years (1 + 1 years).

Due to the sensitive information contained within the invitation to tender, completion of a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is required prior to accessing the pre-qualification and ITT documentation. Economic Operators are obligated to uphold the terms of the agreement throughout the procurement process. Regulation 21 (3) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 applies

It is expected that pre-qualification and ITT documentation will be available via this portal from early October 2020. Parties who have completed an NDA will be notified when these documents are available.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 9 500 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 01/11/2020
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/01/2021
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

 

1) 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.

2) Applicants should note that the duration of the Contracts and other dates may be subject to change in accordance with the terms of the ITT and the Contracts (once awarded).

3) All Economic Operators are required to express an interest by registering on the Delta-esourcing portal (see link below).

4) All Economic Operators must complete and return the one way NDA before they are afforded access to Selection Questionnaire and ITT documentation which will be available early October 2020.

5) The NDA is available for download from the Delta e-sourcing Document Repository and should be completed and returned at the earliest opportunity.

6) For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta e-sourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=524964396

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

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Environmental-services./K3599WV7H4

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/K3599WV7H4

Go reference: GO-2020916-PRO-17087115

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: East West Rail Company Ltd
Postal address: 1 Grafton Mews, Midsummer Boulevard
Town: Milton Keynes
Postal code: MK9 1FB
Country: United KingdomInternet address: https://www.eastwestrail.co.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: East West Rail Company Ltd
Postal address: 1 Grafton Mews, Summer Boulevard
Town: Milton Keynes
Postal code: MK9 1FB
Country: United KingdomInternet address: https://www.eastwestrail.co.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: East West Rail Company Ltd
Postal address: 1 Grafton Mews, Summer Boulevard
Town: Milton Keynes
Postal code: MK9 1FB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: commercial@eastwestrail.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/09/2020