Highways Design and Management Consultancy Services Contract

Highways Design and Management Consultancy Services Contract

Wiltshire Council is looking to tender for a term highways design and management consultancy services contract.

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2018/S 232-530291

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Wiltshire Council
Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road
BA14 8JN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Dave Gillett
Telephone: +44 1255713371
E-mail: david.gillett@wiltshire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1225713317
NUTS code: UKK15

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/

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

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


HE0141 Highways Design and Management Consultancy Services — Wiltshire Council — December 2019

Reference number: DN358009

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Wiltshire Council is looking to tender for a term highways design and management consultancy services contract. The contract will come into effect when the current contract ends on 30.11.2019. The contract is for 5 years with possible time extensions of a maximum of 2 years total subject to performance and approval. The consultant will be required to assist in producing and managing the successful delivery of highway schemes and to ensure compliance with statutory and legal requirements as well as additional design and planning projects as required.

The form of contract will be NEC 4 professional services contract with amendments and the consultant will be required to work in accordance with the spirit of that contract when engaging with the client and the client’s contractors. The consultant will be appointed as the principal consultant in accordance with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 70 000 000.00 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: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Wiltshire term highways design and management consultancy services contract will commence on 1.12.2019 the consultant will be required to set up a local office in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. The contract is required to ensure that the services being provided by the current term consultant are continued when that contract ends. There will be TUPE implications under the new contract.

The procurement is for a single, term highway consultant to design, manage and deliver key highway services including:

— management and delivery of the structural maintenance surfacing programs,

— management and delivery of the street lighting service,

— management and delivery of the traffic signals service,

— design and supervision of bridges and structures schemes,

— design and supervision of integrated transport improvement schemes,

— drainage investigations, planning stage design checks and advice, and land drainage checks,

— technical check of developers designs for works to be adopted including on site checks,

— arboreal services and the management of highway trees,

— detailed designs, studies, surveys, safety audits, travel surveys,

— major scheme assessments, delivery of designs and tender documents,

— works supporting local sustainable transport funding works and other bids,

— liaison with utility companies and others in connection with moving apparatus in the highway,

— the consultant will be given access to, and will use the councils highways asset management system for ordering and monitoring works and for record keeping.

The consultant will be required to advise and provide designs for a number of highway and transport related services, the consultant will be expected to have access to suitably qualified staff to provide the necessary support to the client to cover the range of schemes. The consultant’s staff must be kept up to date with industry standards and legal changes.

Some activities will require the consultant to carry out site supervision of the client’s term maintenance contractor(s) or other contractors and agree costs and claims on behalf of the client. The consultant’s staff must be conversant with the requirements of the NEC ECC suite of contract documents.

The consultant’s performance will be monitored against agreed key performance indicators and objectives which will be used to inform any possible contract extensions.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 155-355853

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

Date: 08/01/2019
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Wiltshire Council
County Hall, Bythesea Road
BA14 8JN
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: