Feasibility and Master Plan Study Sunderland

Feasibility and Master Plan Study Sunderland

The Council wishes to appoint a multi-disciplinary consultant (or a lead consultant with sub-contracted consultants from other disciplines) to prepare a high level masterplan and delivery strategy which is grounded in a thorough understanding of the site’s opportunities but also its potential constraints and infrastructure requirements to enable the Council to bring the site forward for development.

UK-Sunderland: Urban planning and landscape architectural services

2013/S 032-050585

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Council of the City of Sunderland
Civic Centre Burdon Road
For the attention of: Kevin Marshall
SR2 7DN Sunderland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1915611088
E-mail: kevin.marshall@sunderland.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1915531090

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.sunderland.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://www.nepoportal.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.nepoportal.org

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

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Environment
Economic and financial affairs
Recreation, culture and religion
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Feasibility and Master Plan Study: Land at Hillthorn Farm, Washington, Tyne and Wear
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear.
NUTS code UKC23

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Council wishes to appoint a multi-disciplinary consultant (or a lead consultant with sub-contracted consultants from other disciplines) to prepare a high level masterplan and delivery strategy which is grounded in a thorough understanding of the site’s opportunities but also its potential constraints and infrastructure requirements to enable the Council to bring the site forward for development in the medium / long term.
It is envisaged the masterplan and delivery strategy will serve a number of purposes:
a) to inform future decisions regarding the funding and delivery of strategic infrastructure required to support development of the site;
b) to identify the potential traffic impacts of new development and requisite off-site highway improvements;
c) providing a tool in support of the site’s marketing and promotion;
d) a framework for the consideration of development proposals;
e) informing potential future consideration of a rail link to the Nissan plant.
The commission entails completion of a Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA) commensurate with the level of detail in the high level master plan.
A preliminary assessment of the feasibility of establishing a rail link from the Leamside Railway Line to the Nissan car plant via land to the north of the subject site.
and the following three stages.
Stage 1 – base-lining;
Stage 2 – draft master plan;
Stage 3 – final high level master plan and delivery strategy.
A report shall be produced at the end of each stage to present findings and demonstrate completion of the outcomes required from each stage.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71400000, 71410000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

As a minimum the consultant will be required to prepare a master plan, and delivery strategy, informed by a feasibility assessment, to enable the Council to bring the site forward for development in the medium / long term. The commission entails completion of a Traffic Impact Assessment. The study requires the completion three stages (see below). A report shall be produced at the end of each stage to present findings and demonstrate completion of the outcomes required from each stage.
Stage 1 – base-lining;
Stage 2 – draft master plan;
Stage 3 – final high level master plan and delivery strategy.
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:

Any Deposits or guarentees will be detailed in the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Any requirements will be detailed in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several Liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: all economic operators (including all supply chain members) will be subject to independent financial assessment based on the financial information provided in the PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire which is available from the address in section I.1.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire which is available from the address in section I.1.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The criteria is given in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
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:

QTLE-94QL4V.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

22.2.2013 – 16:00
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

English.
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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): North East England ERDF Regional Competitiveness Programme 2007 – 13.
VI.3)Additional information

This is a voluntary notice as it is expected that the services required will be less than GBP 100,000.
It is anticipated that the services will take in the region of 6 months to complete from contract award.
Expressions of interest must be by way of completion and return of the pre-qualification questionnaire(PQQ) bythe date and time specified in section IV.3.4.
Economic operators wishing to register their interest against this opportunity and receive the Pre QualificationQuestionnaire (PQQ) should go to the web site located at www.nepoportal.org

Registered suppliers are to select Sunderland City Council and enter Contract ID QTLE-94QL4V. Completed PQQ’s are to be returned by the deadline of before 16:00 on 22.2.2013 via the electronic system on the above portal.
Unregistered suppliers will be directed to a Supplier Registration form to be completed. (Notification ofsuccessful registration will be sent to the e-mail address as included on the Supplier Registration form).
Once registered suppliers will then be able to obtain the PQQ.
The Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement process at any time, to reject any or all bids submittedand not to award any contract without any liability on its part.The Council will not be responsible for any costsincurred by any party expressing an interest or tendering for this contract.
Tenders and all supporting documentation must be priced in sterling and written in English. Any agreement entered into will be governed by English law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The Council of the City of Sunderland
Civic Centre, Burdon Road, Tyne and Wear
SR2 7DN Sunderland
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: elaine.waugh@sunderland.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1915611053

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:11.2.2013