Framework for Construction Consultancy Services

Framework for Construction Consultancy Services

Circle is seeking to appoint relevant suppliers to a framework of Construction consultants. The specific services sought are Employers Agent, Clerk of Works, and CDM Coordination. The Lots are split by consultancy type and geographical region.

United Kingdom-London: Construction management services

2013/S 173-299343

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Circle Anglia Limited
Circle House, 1-3 Highbury Station Road
Contact point(s): Group Procurement
For the attention of: James Anderson
N1 1SE London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: james.anderson@circle.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.circle.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Circle Anglia Limited
Anglia House 6 Central Avenue St Andrews Business Park
For the attention of: James Anderson
NR7 0HR Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: james.anderson@circle.org.uk
Internet address: www.circle.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Circle Housing Group
Anglia House, 6 Central Avenue, St Andrews Business Park
For the attention of: James Anderson
NR7 0HR Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: james.anderson@circle.org.uk
Internet address: www.circle.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Circle Housing Group
Anglia House, 6 Central Avenue, St Andrews Business Park
For the attention of: James Anderson
NR7 0HR Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: james.anderson@circle.org.uk
Internet address: www.circle.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Mercian Housing Association
Gee Business Centre, Holborn Hill, Aston
B7 5JR Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Old Ford Housing Association
6 Polydamas Close
E3 2YJ London
UNITED KINGDOM

Roddons Housing Association
Beacon House, 23 Hostmoor Avenue
PE15 0AX March
UNITED KINGDOM

Russet Homes
Basted House, Harrison Road, Borough Green
TN15 8PB Sevenoaks
UNITED KINGDOM

Wherry Housing Association
6 Central Avenue, St Andrews Business Park
NR7 0HR Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM

Circle Care and Support
1-3 Highbury Station Road
N1 1SE London
UNITED KINGDOM

Circle Thirty Three Housing Trust
1-7 Corsica Street, London
N5 1JG London
UNITED KINGDOM

Circle Living Limited
Circle House, 1-3 Highbury Station Road
N1 1SE London
UNITED KINGDOM

Mole Valley Housing Association
Regent House, Station Approach
RH4 1TF Dorking
UNITED KINGDOM

Invicta Telecare Limited
1-3 Highbury Station Road
N1 1SE London
UNITED KINGDOM

Merton Priory Homes
1 The Grange, Central Road
SM4 5PQ Morden
UNITED KINGDOM

South Anglia Housing
Number One Building, The Causeway
CM23 2ER Bishops Stortford
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Circle Housing Group – Framework for Construction Consultancy Services (Employers Agent, Clerk of Works, CDM Coordination).
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
NUTS code UK

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: 166
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 8 000 000 and 12 000 000 GBP

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

Circle is seeking to appoint relevant suppliers to a framework of Construction consultants. The specific services sought are Employers Agent, Clerk of Works, and CDM Coordination. The Lots are split by consultancy type and geographical region.
Whilst the maximum number of appointed suppliers could mathematically be as high as 166 it is expected that some suppliers will successfully bid for several lots, and the actual number of suppliers appointed will be far less than this.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71540000, 71530000, 71520000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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:
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)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: 1

1)Short description

CDM Coordination Services
Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300 – IA01

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: 2

1)Short description

CDM Coordination Services
Kent, Surrey
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: 3

1)Short description

CDM Coordination Services
Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: 4

1)Short description

CDM Coordination Services
Birmingham
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: 5

1)Short description

CDM Coordination Services
London
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: 6

1)Short description

Clerk of Works Services
Kent, Surrey
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: 7

1)Short description

Clerk of Works Services
Norfolk and Suffolk
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 8 Lot title: 8

1)Short description

Clerk of Works Services
Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 9 Lot title: 9

1)Short description

Clerk of Works Services
Birmingham
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 10 Lot title: 10

1)Short description

Clerk of Works Services
London
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 11 Lot title: 11

1)Short description

Employers Agent services
Kent, Surrey
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 12 Lot title: 12

1)Short description

Employers Agent services
Kent
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 13 Lot title: 13

1)Short description

Employers Agent services
Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 14 Lot title: 14

1)Short description

Employers Agent services
Birmingham
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 15 Lot title: 15

1)Short description

Employers Agent services
London
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 16 Lot title: 16

1)Short description

Employers Agent and CDM Coordinator Services
Kent, Surrey
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 17 Lot title: 17

1)Short description

Employers Agent and CDM Coordinator Services
Cambridgeshire
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 18 Lot title: 18

1)Short description

Employers Agent and CDM Coordinator Services
Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 19 Lot title: 19

1)Short description

Employers Agent and CDM Coordinator Services
Birmingham
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 20 Lot title: 20

1)Short description

Employers Agent and CDM Coordinator Services
London
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 21 Lot title: 21

1)Short description

Employers Agent and Clerk of Works Services
Kent, Surrey
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 22 Lot title: 22

1)Short description

Employers Agent and CDM Coordinator Services
Surrey
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 23 Lot title: 23

1)Short description

Employers Agent and CDM Coordinator Services
Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 24 Lot title: 24

1)Short description

Employers Agent and CDM Coordinator Services
Birmingham
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 25 Lot title: 25

1)Short description

Employers Agent and CDM Coordinator Services
London
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 26 Lot title: 26

1)Short description

Employers Agent, Clerk of Works, and CDM Coordinator Services
Kent, Surrey
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 27 Lot title: 27

1)Short description

Employers Agent, Clerk of Works, and CDM Coordinator Services
Birmingham/West Midlands
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 28 Lot title: 28

1)Short description

Employers Agent, Clerk of Works, and CDM Coordinator Services
Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 29 Lot title: 29

1)Short description

Employers Agent, Clerk of Works, and CDM Coordinator Services
Birmingham
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211100 – IA01, 45211300

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 30 Lot title: 30

1)Short description

Employers Agent, Clerk of Works, and CDM Coordinator Services
London
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70111000, 45211300 – IA01, 45211100

3)Quantity or scope

Details are set out in Section VI.3
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

Details of any deposits or guarantees required will be sent out in the contract documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details of any financing conditions and payment arrangements will be sent out in the contract documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability. In the event of a successful consortia bid Circle reserves the right to require the consortium to establish a separate legal entity to enter into the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Circle wishes to support people who are in long term unemployment and small and medium sized enterprises, as well as supporting environmental sustainability. Accordingly the contract may contain community benefit clauses as permitted by Regulation 39 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
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 set out in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The information and formalities set out in Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended), and as set out in the PQQ . The completed request to participate must be completed and returned in accordance with its instructions, by the deadline listed in Section IV.3.4 of this Contract Notice.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As described in the PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The information and formalities set out in Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended), and as set out in the PQQ . The completed request to participate must be completed and returned in accordance with its instructions, by the deadline listed in Section IV.3.4 of this Contract Notice.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As described in the PQQ.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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 minimum number 1
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the PQQ.
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:
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

14.10.2013 – 14:00
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 value of contracts to be awarded through this framework has been based on knowledge of expected and potential schemes and projects. These have not yet been planned to a detailed level, and therefore identifying how these contracts will be split across the lots is not possible at this time.
There is expected to be a wide variety of housing projects undertaken such as the construction and refurbishment of homes for social, affordable and market rent and for shared ownership and market sale, together with associated re-generation.
Circle reserves the right not to award any contract pursuant to this procurement exercise and/or to abandon this procurement exercise at any time and/or to award a contract for part of the services only, at its sole discretion. Circle shall have no liability whatsoever to any applicant or participant as a result of its exercise of that discretion.
The contract will be available for use by:
(i) members of Circle’s group from time to time. A list of members of the Circle group is maintained and available at www.circle.org.uk and details of the current members are set out at Annex A;

(ii) registered providers and local authorities owning and/or managing stock in areas where members of the Circle group own and/or manage stock; and
(iii) other registered providers and local authorities in the UK.
The value of opportunities with other organisations under the contract is not yet known
More information can be obtained on registered providers and local authorities at:
— G15 <http://g15.org.uk/>

— Gatewaytohomechoice <http://www.gatewaytohomechoice.org.uk/Data/ASPPages/1/277.aspx>

— openly local <http://openlylocal.com/councils/all>

— housingnet <http://www.housingnet.co.uk/rslAdvList.php>

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

High Courts of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Circle will incorporate a minimum ten calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of contracts being advertised in this Contract Notice is communicated to tenderers. Circle will conduct itself in respect of any appeals in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
SW1A 2AS London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.9.2013