Housing Adaptations Tender

Housing Adaptations Tender

Thurrock Council wishes to establish a framework agreement to ensure it has a housing adaptation installation service in place to support those vulnerable residents with high priority disability needs.

United Kingdom-Thurrock: Housing services

2013/S 142-247562

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Thurrock Council
Civic Offices, New Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
RM17 6SL Thurrock
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1375652207
E-mail: procurement@thurrock.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.thurrock.gov.uk/business

Electronic access to information: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/9RRXSKTX63

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKH32

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
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 900 000 GBP

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

Housing services. Devices for the disabled. Building alteration work. Miscellaneous repair and maintenance services. Building installation work. Electrical installation work. Repair and maintenance services of building installations. Devices for the elderly. Thurrock Council wishes to establish a framework agreement to ensure it has a housing adaptation installation service in place to support those vulnerable residents with high priority disability needs. The framework will also ensure the Council meets its statutory obligation of administering the Government’s Disabled Facilities Grants in the case of private residents.
The framework shall include supply and installation of level access showers, ramps and minor adaptation works within both council and privately owned housing stock across the Borough.
It is envisaged the framework will include approximately 290 major and 330 minor adaption installation works per year, however there shall be no guarantee of the actual volumes of work to be awarded to contractors under the framework.
Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the contracting authority must consider:
(a) how what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the area where it exercises its functions, and
(b) how, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement
Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the contracting authority relating to economic, social and environmental well-being. These priorities are described in the Invitation To Tender and are reflected in environmental and social characteristics in the evaluation criteria for the award of the contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70333000, 33196200, 45262700, 50800000, 45300000, 45310000, 50700000, 33196100

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The framework shall be for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for a further 12 months. A maximum of 3 contractors shall be appointed to the framework.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 900 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

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
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: Please refer to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
Please refer to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
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

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 number of operators: 10
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
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

PS/2013/510.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

2.9.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

13.9.2013
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 contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
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GO Reference: GO-2013722-PRO-4975533

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

Thurrock Council
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1375652207

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:22.7.2013