Installation of fitted kitchens

Installation of fitted kitchens

Delivery of Decent Homes Programme Phase 3.

UK-Northampton: installation of fitted kitchens

2012/S 116-191633

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northampton Borough Council
The Guildhall, St Giles Square
For the attention of: Eric Whelan
NN1 1DE Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3003307000
E-mail: ewhelan@northampton.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.northampton.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0791

Further information can be obtained from: Northampton Borough Council
The Guildhall, St Giles Square
For the attention of: Eric Whelan
NN1 1DE Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3003307000
E-mail: ewhelan@northampton.gov.uk
Internet address: www.northampton.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Northampton Borough Council
The Guildhall, St Giles Square
For the attention of: Eric Whelan
NN1 1DE Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3003307000
E-mail: ewhelan@northampton.gov.uk
Internet address: www.northampton.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Northampton Borough Council
The Guildhall, St Giles Square
For the attention of: Democratic Services Section
NN1 1DE Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3003307000
E-mail: ewhelan@northampton.gov.uk
Internet address: www.northampton.gov.uk

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:

Delivery of Decent Homes Programme Phase 3.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the boundary of the Borough of Northampton.
NUTS code UKF23

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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 4
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 50 000 000 GBP

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

Delivery of Decent Homes improvements on the Council’s traditional and non-traditional housing stock which amounts to approximately 6 000 properties.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=89705.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45421151, 45211310, 45315000, 45310000, 44112000, 45261900, 44221000, 45331100, 45451000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
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: 50 000 000 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 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2017

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Decent Homes Phase 3a

1)Short description

Delivery of Decent Homes improvements to traditional stock.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45421151, 45211310, 45315000, 45310000, 44112000, 45261900, 44221000, 45331100, 45451000

3)Quantity or scope

Will be based on a geographical area within the boundary of the Borough of Northampton.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Decent Homes Phase 3b

1)Short description

Delivery of Decent Homes improvements to traditional stock.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45421151, 45211310, 45315000, 45310000, 44112000, 45261900, 44221000, 45331100, 45451000

3)Quantity or scope

Will be based on a geographical area within the boundary of the Borough of Northampton.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Decent Homes Phase 3c

1)Short description

Delivery of Decent Homes improvements to traditional stock.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45421151, 45211310, 45315000, 45310000, 44112000, 45261900, 44221000, 45331100, 45451000

3)Quantity or scope

Will be based on a geographical area within the boundary of the Borough of Northampton.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Decent Homes Phase 3d

1)Short description

Delivery of Decent Homes improvements to non-traditional stock.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45421151, 45211310, 45315000, 45310000, 44112000, 45261900, 44221000, 45331100, 45451000

3)Quantity or scope

Will be based within the boundary of the Borough of Northampton.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Performance Bond or Parent Company Guarantee.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details will be set out in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Any group of economic operators must take a form which can contract in English law or must accept joint and several liability.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Council’s requirements are detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Council’s requirements are detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required as detailed in the PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The Council’s requirements are detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required as detailed in the PQQ.
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

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

Envisaged number of operators: 12
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:

546
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 16.7.2012
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.7.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

20.8.2012
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The Council would like to inform all potential suppliers that the CPV coding used in this contract notice is for indicative purposes only and suppliers are advised to refer to II.1.5 for a short description of the requirements. The Council reserves the right to discontinue the procurement process at any time, which shall include the right not to award any contract and do not bind themselves to accept the lowest tender or any tender received or to call for new tenders if it is considered necessary, without liability.
Please note the duration in II.3 is provided for indicative purposes and is subject to the availability of funding and the funders’ timetable.
The Council shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any tenderer in connection with the completion and return of the information requested or in the completion and submission of any tender.
(MT Ref:89705).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar-day standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Council before the contract is entered into. Such information should be requested from the address stated in section I.1 above. If an appeal regarding the award of Contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006no 5)as amended by the Public Contracts (Amendments) Regulations 2009 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed, or are at risk of harm, by breach of the rules, to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a Contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Council to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the Court may order the ineffectiveness of a Contract where serious rule breaches have occurred in addition to any fine, the Court may instead provide for alternative penalties, either contract shortening fines or both.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:15.6.2012