Framework agreement for provision of surveying services

Framework agreement for provision of surveying services

Framework agreement for surveying services with 2 separate lists which shall run within the framework agreement with up to 4 consultants on each list.

UK-Irvine: architectural and building-surveying services

2012/S 131-217978

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Ayrshire Council
Cunninghame House, Friars Croft
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
For the attention of: Julie Phair
KA12 8EE Irvine
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8456030590
E-mail: procurement@north-ayrshire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1294324054

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00337

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
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:

Framework agreement for provision of surveying services.
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: North Ayrshire.
NUTS code UKM33

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 8
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Framework agreement for surveying services with 2 separate lists which shall run within the framework agreement with up to 4 consultants on each list. Consultants may apply to be part of either list or both lists. Services required include but are not limited to:
Quantity surveying services.
Other surveying services ie:
Building surveying.
Design and specification.
CAD drawing.
Dilapidations, valuations and condition surveys.
Rent reviews for ingoing and outgoing surveys for leased commercial and industrial property.
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=232325.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=232325.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71251000, 71315300, 71324000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

As required.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Please note the Contract term is 24 months initially with the facility for 1 or 2 years extension subject to the Consultant’s performance and at the discretion of the Council.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Other surveying services

1)Short description

Other surveying services including but not limited to:
Building surveying.
Design and specification.
CAD drawing.
Dilapidations, valuations and condition surveys.
Rent reviews for ingoing and outgoing surveys for leased commercial and industrial property.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71315300, 22314000, 79415200, 79933000, 48321100

3)Quantity or scope

As required.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Please note the Contract term is 24 months initially with the facility for 1 or 2 years extension subject to the Consultant’s performance and at the discretion of the Council.
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Quantity surveying services

1)Short description

Quantity surveying services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71324000

3)Quantity or scope

As required.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Please note the Contract term is 24 months initially with the facility for 1 or 2 years extension subject to the Consultant’s performance and at the discretion of the Council.

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 PQQ document.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As per the PQQ document.
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: As per the PQQ document.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the PQQ document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per the PQQ document.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per the PQQ document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per the PQQ document.
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: 16
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Evaluation criteria shall be as per the details included in the attached PQQ document. All information will be interpreted and evaluated by the appointed evaluation panel and applications will be scored for short-listing purposes at the discretion of the Council. No correspondence will subsequently be entered into in this respect.
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:

NA/171
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

13.8.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

2.10.2012
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

Place:

Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Please note that any questions / queries regarding this pre-qualification opportunity must be raised through the electronic facility within the Public Contracts Scotland portal only. However, questions may only be asked up until 12 noon on 6 August 2012. While the system will allow and record questions after this time, North Ayrshire Council shall not respond, giving the proximity to the submission deadline.
(SC Ref:232325).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: North Ayrshire Council will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:6.7.2012