Highway Engineering Design and Consultancy Contract 2020

Highway Engineering Design and Consultancy Contract 2020 – North Yorkshire

For the provision of a highway engineering design and consultancy services.

United Kingdom-Northallerton: Engineering services

2019/S 186-452422

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall, Racecourse Lane
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Patricia Murphy
E-mail: procurement@northyorks.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKE2Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.yortender.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.yortender.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Highway Engineering Design and Consultancy Contract 2020

Reference number: DN419304

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The County Council is seeking to award a framework agreement, to a single supplier, for the provision of a highway engineering design and consultancy services. This framework will be available to other public body authorities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE2

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement of the highways and engineering design consultant is the provision of technical support and the provision of professional and specialist engineering advice and guidance across a wide spectrum including: highways, bridges and structures, waste, planning, archaeology and other similar disciplines.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 31/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 31/10/2019
Local time: 12:05

Procurement and contract management, North Yorkshire County Council, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

An independent member of the procurement and contract management section will verify the tenders through our e-tendering system (YORtender).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

To access the tender documents you must register your organisation details on the YORtender (ProContract) system at https://procontract.due-north.com/Login/ by creating a username, password and company profile.

To view details of this opportunity click on the find opportunities icon within the opportunities section. Select North Yorkshire County Council from the organisations drop down in the filter section and click Update. The opportunity should then be displayed on the page. Alternatively use the find opportunities icon, and

— change the all data drop down to reference number in the search drop down,

— enter the contract ID: DN419304,

— click Go, and the details of this contract should be displayed.

Once you have selected the opportunity by clicking on the project title, you will need to express your interest by clicking the register interest in this opportunity button. This will then allow you to download any documentation required, complete and upload the documents to the system. This must be done in advance of the deadline date.

If you require further information, guidance or support using YORtender (ProContract) please visit the supplier help centre: https://supplierhelp.due-north.com/ If you have specific system issues please log a support call using the following link: http://proactis.kayako.com/procontractv3/Core/Default/Index

Alternatively you can log your call by emailing ProContractSuppliers@proactis.com. For critical and time-sensitive issues (requiring resolution within 60 minutes) please call 0330 005 0352.

OJEU framework permissible users.

The following is a list of eligible public sector bodies who can access this framework arrangement:

— North Yorkshire County Council,

— Richmondshire District Council,

— Hambleton District Council,

— Scarborough Borough Council,

— Ryedale District Council,

— Craven District Council,

— Harrogate Borough Council,

— Selby District Council,

— North York Moors National Park,

— Yorkshire Dales National Park,

— City of York Council,

— Durham County Council,

— Lancashire County Council,

— Bradford Metropolitan District Council,

— Leeds City Council,

— Wakefield Council,

— Doncaster Metropolitan District Council,

— Calderdale Borough Council,

— Kirklees Council,

— Barnsley Council,

— Sheffield City Council,

— Middlesbrough Council,

— Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council,

— Darlington Borough Council,

— Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.

And any Contacting Authority created as a wholly owned subsidiary of them.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of England and Wales
Strand, City of Westminster
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

North Yorkshire County Council shall in accordance with the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2015, incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period commencing at the point that information on the intention to award the contract is sent to tenderers.

The Council shall, as soon as possible after the decision has been made, inform the tenderers and candidates of its decision, and shall do so by notice in writing by the most rapid means of communication practicable.

Should additional information be required, please contact the person cited in paragraph I.1) of this form. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England and Wales).

Any such action must be started within 30 days beginning with the date when the aggrieved party first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen. Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. Following the 10 day standstill period, if no further debriefing has been requested, the Court may only award damages once the contract has been entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

High Court of England and Wales
Strand, City of Westminster
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: