External Wall Insulation Tender Worcester

External Wall Insulation Tender Worcester

Fortis Living a newly formed trading name of Worcester Community Housing (WCH) and Festival Housing (FH), are seeking to identify suitable contractors to create a Framework through which External Wall Insulation and associated enabling works will be procured.

United Kingdom-Worcester: Insulation work

2014/S 069-117875

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Worcester Community Housing
Progress House, Midland Road
For the attention of: Richard Orders
WR5 1DU Worcester
Telephone: +44 1905670124
E-mail: rorders@wchnet.co.uk
Fax: +44 1905670101

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.wchnet.co.uk

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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Festival Housing
Festival House, Grovewood Road
WR14 1GD Malvern

Central Housing Investment Consortium
Unit 14, Hylton Street
B18 6HN Birmingham

Efficiency East Midlands
Carlton Forrest House, Hundred Acre Lane
S81 0TS Worksop

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Framework for the provision of external wall insulation.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKG12,UKG11

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 20 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Fortis Living a newly formed trading name of Worcester Community Housing (WCH) and Festival Housing (FH), are seeking to identify suitable contractors to create a Framework through which External Wall Insulation and associated enabling works will be procured.
It is additionally anticipated that the works will be funded solely or partially from a variety of sources, including but not limited to:
— Self financed;
— Funding through Energy Company Obligation (ECO);
— Via a government sponsored Cashback scheme; or;
— By any future opportunities that arise out of a developing energy policy.
The Framework is intentionally aimed at housing providers both in and outside of the Fortis Group of companies as listed within the documentation; to suit their individual needs and requirements for work of this type. Please note that the key users of the Framework will be Fortis Group members and members of our consortium – CHIC, but others may/will join throughout the term.
The projects arising from the procurement are anticipated to be extremely diverse, from only a few properties, to projects worth several million pounds.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45320000, 45321000, 45262650

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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:

The work will be allocated on a project by project basis (based on a mini competition process), these project values are estimated to be anywhere between 50,000 GBP – 1,000,000 GBP, dependent on take up and property need.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

16.5.2014 – 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

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

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
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

Worcester Community Housing
Progress House Midland Road
WR5 1DU Worcester
E-mail: rorders@wchnet.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1905670124
Fax: +44 1905670101

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:3.4.2014