Expressions of Interest for The Expansion of Hamstel Junior School

Expressions of Interest for The Expansion of Hamstel Junior School

The project involves the following; • A new build, single storey annex building consisting of 3 classrooms, WC’s, corridor & hall with a gross internal floor area of approximately 400m2. • Alterations to the existing main school building to provide a new access through to the annex, and other minor alterations to the dining hall.

Reference number: 181012

Deadline date:18/10/2012

This deadline is for… Expression of interest

Contract value:£850,000 – £900,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Southend-on-Sea

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

 

Description of the contract

Southend on Sea Borough Council is inviting expressions of interest from contractors wishing to tender for expansion works at Hamstel Junior School. The project involves the following; • A new build, single storey annex building consisting of 3 classrooms, WC’s, corridor & hall with a gross internal floor area of approximately 400m2. • Alterations to the existing main school building to provide a new access through to the annex, and other minor alterations to the dining hall. • Alterations to external play areas associated with the new buildings. The works will be in a single phase, commencing in February 2013 and completing mid August 2013. Comprehensive architectural, structural, mechanical & electrical services drawings, and specifications will be issued to the contractors selected to tender for the work and the works will be carried out under a JCT Form of Contract. Contractors wishing to be considered for selection to tender will be required to be registered with Constructionline or equivalent and have listed the following Sectors and Categories: • Building (Schools/Colleges) • Working in Occupied Premises A notation value for the above sectors & categories of £1m is also essential as well as a Feedback Average Category Score of at least 8.00. In addition to the above requirements, our selection criteria will also be based on the following: • A preference for CHAS or equivalent registered Contractors • Location of Contractor in order to support local labour initiatives • Provision of 3 recent examples of previous works in occupied buildings detailing the approximate contract value, the date of the works and whether the works were completed in accordance with the programme. Please limit each example to 1 A4 side. • Provide 3 references for the examples of previous works you have provided. Details required are the referee’s name, e-mail address and/or fax number on a page entitled “References” (seven working days will be allowed for references to be returned so please ensure your referee’s are available). • Evidence of works completed in accordance with the programme. This information will be obtained from references. • Evidence of good working relationship with occupiers of buildings on previous work carried out in occupied buildings. This information will be obtained from references. • Summary of last three year accounts. • A credit check will be carried out to assess current financial status. Evidence of a high risk status may automatically lead to exclusion. It is intended to restrict the tender list to the highest scoring 6 contractors. If more than 6 contractors fulfil the criteria for selection, those scoring the highest number of points on the evaluation criteria will be invited to tender. The returned tenders will be considered against an evaluation ratio of 60% for price and 40% for quality. Please submit your expression of interest by e-mail to propertyandregengroup@southend.gov.uk by 3.00pm on Thursday 18th October 2012 with the required information i.e. CHAS Certificate or equivalent, 3 References from available referees. Do not request a PQQ because it is not required. Failure to respond by 3.00pm Thursday 18th October 2012 with the information required will automatically lead to exclusion from the final tender list.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

45000000 Construction work

45210000 Building construction work

45214000 Construction work for buildings relating to education and research

 

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 below:

Priority Description of criteria Percentage weighting
0 Price 60.00
0 Quality 40.00

Estimated length of contract: 7 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Liz Green

Organisation name Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

Address Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ER

Telephone 01702 215000

Extension number:

Fax 01702 215110

Web address www.southend.gov.uk

 

How to apply

Please submit your expression of interest by e-mail to propertyandregengroup@southend.gov.uk by 3.00pm on Thursday 18th October 2012 with the required information i.e. CHAS Certificate or equivalent, 3 References from available referees. Do not request a PQQ because it is not required.