Holding Action Work Manchester

Holding Action Work Manchester

Contract value:£60,000 – £75,000. Holding Action Work for 32-34 George Leigh Street, Ancoats, 2013.

Reference number: HCAP13105

Deadline date:27/02/2013

This deadline is for… Expressions of interest and receipt of tenders by 1pm

Contract value:£60,000 – £75,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Greater Manchester 32-34 George Leigh Street, Ancoats, Manchester

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Homes and Communities Agency


Description of the contract

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is seeking a Contractor to undertake holding action repair works to 32-34 George Leigh Street, Ancoats, Manchester to prevent further deterioration of the buildings. This is largely by providing a water tight envelope and removing dry rot from 32 George Leigh Street. The works are a combination of external and internal works and include but are not exclusively limited to the following: 32 George Leigh Street (Morning Star Hostel) a) Ensure/confirm services safe for works to be undertaken; b) Remove all loose items and rubbish; c) Remove all birds from roof space and clean pigeon guano; d) Remove rear fire escape down to ground floor including adjacent masonry wall; e) Strip out floor boards and rot affected joists to ground, 1st and 2nd floor. Full extent to be subject to a timber survey but largely to rear right hand side; f) Install scaffold tower to provide lateral restraint of the gable wall and provide access to the roof space. This tower is to remain in place following the completion of the works; g) Strip out any fruiting bodies, mycelium to all areas and spray with fungicidal spray; h) Remove slates and battens from roof. Replace rafters showing dry rot or extensive wet rot. Overlay roof with Oriented Strand Board (OSB) boarding and bituminous membrane (felt); and i) Replace rainwater goods, cast iron to front elevation and PVCu to rear elevation. Clear all existing guttering and downpipes. 34 George Leigh Street (St Michael’s School) a) Ensure/confirm services safe for works to be undertaken; b) Remove all loose items and rubbish; c) Isolated repairs to slate roof; and d) Replace rainwater goods where missing. Clear all existing guttering and downpipes. Works are required to be have commenced on site by week commencing 25th February 2013. All Tendering Contractors must be confident that they have the capacity to start the Contract within the required timescale. In undertaking the Works, the Contractor must be prepared to provide an assignable collateral warranty. This will be the standard warranty of the Homes and Communities Agency, a copy of which will be provided within the Invitation to Tender Document. Works are notifiable under CDM. A CDMC has been appointed by the Employer. The minimum level of Insurance cover needed for this contract is £10 million Employers Liability, £10 Million Public Liability and £2 Million Professional Indemnity Insurance. This notice is being reissue to lack of initial interest



Classification of the contract

45261900 Roof repair and maintenance work

45261320 Guttering work

44212317 Scaffolding structures


Additional information

Contract type: Works – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 70 Days


Who to contact

Contact name Beverley Neal

Organisation name TEP on behalf of the Homes and Communities Agency

Address The Environment Partnership (TEP) Limited, Genesis Centre, Birchwood Science Park, Warrington, WA3 7BH

Telephone 01925 844004

Extension number:

Fax 01925 844002

How to apply

These works are being procured via a Single Stage tender procedure. Invitation to Tender documentation will be sent to all candidates who respond to the Expression of Interest. Receipt of tenders will be on expiry of the Expression of Interest period. The Single Tender will include for a mandatory PQQ section with all Contractors will be required to satisfy prior to their quality and price submissions being reviewed. References will be sought for the winning Contractor prior to Contract award. The Contract will be awarded based on ‘Value for Money’. As part of the procurement process, the HCA needs to be satisfied that you have systems in place for managing health and safety within your business. Organisations wishing to tender for the HCA Contracts must be either accredited to OHSAS18001 or registered and assessed by a prequalification assessment scheme which is a member of SSIP (Safety Schemes in Procurement). This also applies to Non Construction companies. Registration and assessment must be in place to formally tender for the project or the Works. Further information on SSIP and details of assessment scheme members can be found on http://www.ssip.org.uk/. Evidence of accreditation will be sought within the Invitation to Tender. Contractors are required to have in place or provided assurances that these will be in place by the Contract Commencement Date Public Liability insurance cover of £10 million and Employers Liability Cover of £10 million to undertake this Contract respectively. Cover of £2 Million for Professional Indemnity Insurance is also required. All discussions, meetings and communications will be conducted in English. The contract will be subject to English law. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in GBP and all payments under the contract will be made in GBP. This procurement and award is subject to the transparency arrangements being adopted by the UK Government. These arrangements include the publication of tender documentation issued by the HCA and the contract between the HCA and supplier. Bidders should highlight any areas they consider commercially sensitive in order for the HCA to be able to honour our transparency obligations without undermining the bidder’s commercial interests. Candidates are advised that the HCA is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“The Act”). If a candidate considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement procedure should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidential or otherwise, they must, when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information they do not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. The HCA shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to the Act which relates to the information provided by the interested party. Please note, it is insufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response. The HCA takes a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and sets high standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity in relation to the stewardship of public funds and the management of its activities. The principles contained within this policy apply to both internal and external audiences, including anyone wishing to undertake business or engage with the HCA. Please refer to our Anti-bribery and Corruption Policy by visiting http://www.homesandcommunities.co.uk/ethical-policies for further information.