Golf Course Contruction Tender

Golf Course Contruction Tender

Torvean golf course construction and housing site preparation works.

United Kingdom-Inverness: Construction work

2015/S 096-173245

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Highland Council
The Town House, High Street
Contact point(s): Technical Contracts Team
IV1 1JJ Inverness
Telephone: +44 1463703885

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

Further information can be obtained from: Capita Ltd
The Capita Building, Kingmoor Business park
For the attention of: Catriona Bell
CA6 4SJ Carlisle
Telephone: +44 1228673247
Fax: +44 1228673111
Internet address:

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Capita Ltd
The Capita Building, Kingmoor Business park
For the attention of: Catriona Bell
CA6 4SJ Carlisle
Telephone: +44 1228673247
Fax: +44 1228673111
Internet address:

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Capita Ltd
The Capita Building, Kingmoor Business park
For the attention of: Catriona Bell
CA6 4SJ Carlisle
Telephone: +44 1228673247
Fax: +44 1228673111
Internet address:

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

Torvean golf course construction and housing site preparation works.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scotland UK.

NUTS code UKM62

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

The construction of the new 18 hole Torvean Golf Course and the site preparation works for the proposed Torvean Housing, which will include a culvert installation.
(It should be noted that a follow up Contract will be procured in 2017 for the associated Golf Clubhouse, Maintenance Facility and Access Roads)

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

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.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 45120000, 45112721

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes


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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 860 000 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

Starting 2.5.2016. Completion 26.4.2019

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:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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


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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Companies wishing to express interest who are not already pre-qualified with D&I Service (previously TEC Services) for Works of this nature, should complete and return the PQQ as instructed. ALL companies expressing interest MUST also submit the ‘Details of Works Experience’ form and return to Tracy Clarke by email ( before noon 28.8.2015. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from the Select List of Applicants — both forms are attached as Additional Documentation to this advertisement. The restricted number of companies (normally between 5 and 8) will then be invited to tender on the basis of PQQ score, plus measures of proven recent experience of works of this nature, capability and financial factors — in accordance with the Scoring Matrix as attached as Additional Documentation. The form of Contract will be NEC3 ECC Option B. The Applicants are expected to have experience with the NEC3 EC forms of contract. The contract will include Community Benefits Clauses. The contract award will be based on the lowest tender assessment price.

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
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

28.8.2015 – 12:00

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

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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref:398258).

The Contractor shall ensure that all contracts with Subcontractors and Suppliers which the Contractor intends to procure following the Commencement Date, and which the Contractor has not, before the date of this Contract, already planned to award to a particular Subcontractor or Supplier, are advertised through the Public Contracts Scotland procurement portal ( and awarded following a fair, open, transparent and competitive process proportionate to the nature and value of the contract.

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
To be in accordance with the Client Based Approach by the National Skills Academy for Construction and the Employment Skills Strategy for this project will be as Section 4.0 (Infrastructure) band 2. Benchmarks for: Work Placement (16yr+); Construction Curriculum Support Activities; Apprentice Starts; Existing Apprentices; Jobs Created on Construction Project; S/NVQ Starts for Subcontractors; S/NVQ Completions for Subcontractors; Training Plans for Subcontractors; Supervisor Training for Subcontractors; Leadership and Management Training for Subcontractors; Advanced Health and Safety Training for Subcontractors.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: