Fire Station Construction Work Cheshire

Fire Station Construction Work Cheshire

Cheshire Fire Authority is seeking to procure a framework agreement to establish the appointment of a design and build contractor to a single supplier framework to deliver three new build fire stations.

United Kingdom-Winsford: Fire station construction work

2014/S 050-082872

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cheshire Fire Authority
Sadler Road
For the attention of: Mr Tim Broughton
CW7 2FQ Winsford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1606868700

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.supply4nwfire.org.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

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Public order and safety
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:

New Fire Station Contractor Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Design and execution
NUTS code UKD2

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 a single operator
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 12 000 000 GBP

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

Fire station construction work. Emergency-services building construction work. Architectural design services. Design consultancy services. Building construction work. Construction work. Multi-functional buildings construction work. Construction work for buildings relating to law and order or emergency services and for military buildings. Construction work for buildings relating to law and order or emergency services. Construction work for buildings relating to emergency services. Cheshire Fire Authority is seeking to procure a framework agreement to establish the appointment of a design and build contractor to a single supplier framework to deliver three new build fire stations. The construction of a new community Fire Station at Penketh, Operational Response Hub and Safety Centre at Lymm and an Operational Response Hub in the Chester area. Expressions of interest are being sought from suitably experienced and qualified contractors. The successful contractor will be expected to work collaboratively with all stakeholders to deliver continuous improvement and tangible benefits in terms of : Cost and time certainty, value for money, high levels of customer satisfaction, sustainability, reducing waste and construction costs and excellence throughout the supply chain.
For further information and clarity regarding the architectural and design consultancy elements of this project (including any novation requirements) please see the Information Memorandum.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45216121, 45216125, 71220000, 79415200, 45210000, 45000000, 45211350, 45216000, 45216100, 45216120

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Further detailed in the tender documentation.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 12 000 000 GBP
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

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The contracting authority reserves the right to require deposits , guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security. Details of any such requirement will be set out in the tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

This will be set out in detail in the tender documents, but is expected that the contractual arrangements (including the payment arrangements) will be based on an amended JCT Standard Framework Contract and an amended JCT Standard Design and Build Contract.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

For groups or consortia there will be a requirement for a single contractor to take primary liability or for each party to undertake joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Service providers may be asked to actively participate in the achievement of social and/or environmental policy objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions in particular may relate to social and/or environmental considerations.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) available from the contact point listed in I.1, applicants will be assessed in accordance with part 4 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 on the basis of the information provided in the response to the PQQ.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the PQQ available in I.1. The PQQ sets out the information required in respect of the economic and financial capacity.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 48 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the PQQ available from the contact in I.1.
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

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

Envisaged number of operators: 5
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:

468
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

14.4.2014 – 13:00
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: no
VI.3)Additional information

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.
Please note that all communication shall take place via the supply4nwfire e-portal. Further background information is available by reading the Information Memorandum.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.supply4nwfire.org.uk/tenders/UK-UK-Winsford:-Fire-station-construction-work./75Y97A4G55

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.supply4nwfire.org.uk/respond/75Y97A4G55

GO Reference: GO-201437-PRO-5512373

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

As in section VI.4.2 below.

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before a contract is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/5) provide the aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the Regulations to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.3.2014