Framework Agreement for Gas Heating Replacement

Framework Agreement for Gas Heating Replacement

Falkirk Council.

UK-Falkirk: gas appliance maintenance services

2012/S 50-081409

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Falkirk Council
Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street
Contact point(s): Development Services
For the attention of: John Hamilton
FK1 5RS Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1324-504871
E-mail: john.hamilton@falkirk.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1324-504900

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.falkirk.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00184

Further information can be obtained from: Falkirk Council
Design Section, David’s Loan, Bainsford
Contact point(s): Development Services
For the attention of: John Hamilton
FK2 7YZ Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1324-504871
E-mail: john.hamilton@falkirk.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1324-504900
Internet address: http://www.falkirk.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Falkirk Council
Pre-qualification selection questionnaire is attached, As attached
For the attention of: Building Design Manager
FK2 7YZ Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1324-504871
Internet address: http://www.falkirk.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Falkirk Council
Abbotsford House, David’s Loan, Bainsford
Contact point(s): Development Services
For the attention of: Building Design Manager
FK2 7YZ Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1324-504868
Internet address: http://www.falkirk.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Proposed Framework Agreement for Gas Heating Replacement to Council Housing Properties – Stage 1.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Falkirk Council Area.
NUTS code UKM26

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: 2
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 000 000 GBP

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

The purpose of the questionnaire is to allow us to identify a number of suitably qualified and experienced suppliers who will be invited to submit tender forms in respect of a framework agreement for the gas heating replacement contract – this is Stage 1.
Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=223134.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50531200, 39721410, 39721411, 45333000, 50720000

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:

The addresses of the properties are throughout the Falkirk Council Area.
The works comprise:
— installing gas central heating appliances and systems,
— removing the existing heating systems,
— associated Builder and Electrical Work.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 000 000 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: 24 (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:
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:

As per pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The works contracts shall be placed using the SBCC Standard Building Contract, with quantities, for use in Scotland.
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: All as pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All as pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All as pre-qualification questionnaire.
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: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As detailed in the pre-qualification docementation.
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:

VAR-7077
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

10.4.2012 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

24.5.2012
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

See attached pre-qualification questionnaire.
Note: if you are a member of Constructionline and a member of CHAS or equivalent, then you only require to download and return sections: 1.00 Introductory Pages; 1.00a Quality Questionnaire; 1.00f Community Benefits; 1.00g Satisfation Survey; 1.00h Return Label. If you are not a member of CHAS or equivalent, you require to download and retur section 1.00e Health and Safety.
Otherwise, all sections need to be downloaded and returned.
(SC Ref:223134).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Law and Administration Services
Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street
FK1 5RS Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/1) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Law and Administration Services
Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street
FK1 5RS Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

8.3.2012