London: fire and explosion protection and control consultancy services
Fire Risk Assessment tender for Brent Housing Partnership.
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Brent Housing Partnership Ltd.
Chancel House, Neasden Lane
For the attention of: Linda Saunders
NW10 2UF London
Telephone: +44 2089372299
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
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
NUTS code UKI23
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Fire and explosion protection and control consultancy services. Risk or hazard assessment for construction. Building surveying services. Fire-prevention services. Please note: this is a readvertisement following the cancellation of contract notice 2011/S 197-321259. The consultant shall be responsible for carrying out fire risk assessments that comply with the guidance and methodology in the code of practice PAS 79. The consultant shall ensure that in terms of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 all requirements imposed upon the responsible person are met. This will be 13 month contract. There will be one consultant appointed. The assessments will be carried out to BHP and Council owned housing stock which consist of approximately 9300 Council dwellings, 275 BHP owned dwellings plus approx. 3 500 leasehold dwellings, ranging from converted houses to high rise tower blocks.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
71317100, 71313410, 71315300, 75251110
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The consultant shall provide fire risk assessments that are suitable and sufficient assessments of the risks to which the relevant persons are exposed. For the purposes of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, the FSO, “relevant persons” are any person who is or who may be lawfully on the premises, or any person who may be in the vicinity of the premises, who is at risk from a fire on the premises.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 300 000 GBP.
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: Will be specified in the contract documents.
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
The requirements are set out in the qualification questionnaire and candidates will be assessed on the basis of the information they provide in response to the qualification questionnaire which must be completed and returned to the address given in the qualification questionnaire before the deadline in IV.3.4.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. Consultants must have a minimum turnover of 900 000 GBP. The consultant’s fire risk assessors shall be accredited by a UKAS scheme (or EU equivalent). Brent Housing Partnership (BHP) is an Arms Length Management Organisation managing homes for Brent Council as well as its own housing stock. The instructions to tenderers must be obtained electronically by using Vault through BiP Delta eSourcing. The tender documents will be accessible at the following website from 29.11.2011 (9:30): http://www.delta-esourcing.com/. To access this document firstly register your company details and enter the following tender access code (TAC)4783YFH6PM at the bottom of the registration page. You will be issued with a username and password. If you have registered with Delta previously, please follow the link shown and click on the “Delta-eSourcing Home” tab instead. This will redirect you to the home page where you can log on using your existing username and password. Please then enter the access code into vault and you will then be able to access the tender documents. If you experience problems, please contact the Delta helpdesk at mailto:mailto:helpdesk@delta-eSourcing.com or call +44 8452707050 for further assistance. If you have registered and have forgotten your username and password, please click on the forgotten password link on the Delta-eSourcing homepage. Please keep your username and password secure, and do not pass it to any third parties. Your tender must submitted through Vault by midday on 9.1.2012. Please note e-mailed responses will not be accepted. The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). For the avoidance of doubt, the contracting authority confirms that no weight will be attached to whether or not an economic operator is an SME in selecting economic operators to participate or in assessing the most economically advantageous tender.
GO reference: GO-20111129-PRO-2775893.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
Body responsible for mediation procedures
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: