Fire Risk Assessments and Associated Services for Advantage South West Consortium

Fire Risk Assessments and Associated Services for Advantage South West Consortium

Provide fire risk assessments and associated services to Advantage South West procurement consortium members.

United Kingdom-Yeovil: Building surveying services

2020/S 095-228340

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Advantage South West
Postal address: South Somerset House, Alvington
Town: Yeovil
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: BA22 8WN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Neil Biddiscombe
Telephone: +44 1935404566
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Provision of FIre Risk Assessments and Associated Services

Reference number: DN477933

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of fire risk assessments and associated services to Advantage South West procurement consortium members.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Advantage South West is seeking to select, by a competitive tendering process, companies who will be awarded a 4-year framework (1 August 2020 – 31 July 2024) from which our members will award contracts for the provision of fire risk assessments and associated services.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:

Contract performance conditions including social value and other requirements are contained within the procurement documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
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: yes
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: 25/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
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:


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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25/06/2020
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:

Advantage South West (ASW) is a purchasing consortium for social housing. Members of ASW will be able to access this framework to award contracts that may outlast the framework. Current Members of ASW are

Coastline Housing (Redruth,;

Cornwall Housing (Bodmin,;

Cornwall Rural Housing Association (Bodmin,;

East Devon District Council (Exmouth,;

Exeter City Council (Exeter,;

Homes in Sedgemoor (Bridgwater,;

LiveWest (Exeter,;

Magna Housing Group (Dorchester,;

North Devon Homes (Barnstaple,;

Ocean Housing (St Austell,;

Plymouth Community Homes (Plymouth,;

Radian Group (Eastleigh,;

Westward Housing Group (Newton Abbot,;

Teign Housing (Newton Abbot,;

Somerset West and Taunton Council (;

Yarlington Housing (Yeovil,

Any further organisations that join ASW will also be able to access the framework. This contract notice is therefore placed on behalf of those future members too. Names of potential contracting authorities who may wish to access the framework can be found at: —

Interested companies can access the documentation at WWW.ADVANTAGESWTENDERS.CO.UK (free of charge). You must download the procurement documents, complete them and submit through by the submission time/date. If the applicant considers that any information supplied by him is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature then this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity given.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: UK High Court
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: