Kent Highway Construction Framework

Kent Highway Construction Framework

Civil Engineering Works – Lot No: 1. Multidisciplinary Civil Engineering Works – Lot No: 2.

United Kingdom-Maidstone: Construction work

2020/S 238-589510

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Kent County Council
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Maidstone
NUTS code: UKJ4 Kent
Postal code: ME14 1XQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Rob Clark
E-mail: robert.clark@kent.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3000415951
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.kent.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.kent.gov.uk

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Procurer/Advert/View?advertId=dace6d92-a934-eb11-8105-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

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

II.1.1)Title:

Kent Highway Construction Framework

 

Reference number: DN512588

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45000000 Construction work

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Kent County Council (the Council) is the largest county council in England covering an area of 3 500 km2. It has an annual expenditure of over GBP 900 million on goods and services and a population of 1.3 million. The Council provides a wide range of personal and strategic services on behalf of its residents, operating in partnership with 12 district councils and 305 parish/town councils. The Council is responsible for maintaining over 8 700 km of carriageways and 6 300 km of footways across the County.

The framework is to enable the procurement and delivery of significant highway infrastructure development, civil engineering works and associated major value constructions works. The specific works and services that may be procured under the framework cannot be clearly defined at this stage, however the nature and types of works that may be required may include highway civil engineering works, contractors design and additional building works associated with civil engineering projects if required. The framework will cover the South East of England.

There is no guarantee of work within this opportunity and the Council reserves the right to competitively tender any future project it deems appropriate. Call-off arrangement will be based on the NEC 3/4 suite of contracts.

Schemes will be awarded on an individual basis either through direct award or mini competition procedures. This framework will support the highway and transportation business to deliver contracts that cannot be commissioned through its other agreements. This will be open to other government organisations.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Civil Engineering Works

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45100000 Site preparation work
45200000 Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
45210000 Building construction work
45233000 Construction, foundation and surface works for highways, roads
45233139 Highway maintenance work
45300000 Building installation work
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The framework will operate for a maximum of 4 years with no guarantee of any works being awarded. This framework will support the Council’s current contracts (Highway Term Maintenance Contract, Road Asset Renewal Contract and others) to build and maintain its highway assets.

Call-off contracts can be awarded directly or through a standard mini-competition procedure.

This lot will include the following civil and engineering services (but not limited to):

1) highway works including new build, maintenance, repairs and related surfacing;

2) earthworks;

3) environment improvement works;

4) Structural works;

5) minor general civil engineering works;

6) early contractor involvement;

7) buildings related to these schemes;

8) any other services deemed necessary required to meet these requirements.

It is envisaged that between two and three contractors will be appointed to this framework.

 

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: 30
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will last for a period of 30 months unless terminated accordance with the conditions of contract. There is a potential extension of up to 18 months.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Multidisciplinary Civil Engineering Works

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000 Construction work
45100000 Site preparation work
45200000 Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
45210000 Building construction work
45233000 Construction, foundation and surface works for highways, roads
45300000 Building installation work
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The framework will operate for a maximum of 4 years with no guarantee of any works being awarded. This framework will mainly support the major capital road delivery programme to build individual schemes. Call-off contracts can be awarded directly or through a standard mini-competiton process.

This lot will include the following complex civil and engineering services (but not limited to):

1) highway works including new build, maintenance, repairs and related surfacing;

2) earthworks;

3) environment improvement works;

4) bridge and Structural works;

5) complex civil engineering works;

6) buildings related to these schemes;

7) early contractor involvement;

8) multi stakeholder management;

9) design consultancy services;

10) any other services deemed necessary required to meet these requirements.

It is envisaged that between four and five contractors will be appointed to this framework.

 

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: 30
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will last for a period of 30 months unless terminated accordance with the conditions of contract. There is a potential extension of up to 18 months.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Competitive procedure with negotiation

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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 8
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

 

 

IV.1.5)Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations

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

Date: 13/01/2021
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:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.3)Additional information:

 

The framework is being procured by the authority for its own use. However other public sector bodies have entitlement to procure works through this framework.

The public sector bodies to whom the use of this framework agreement will be open, include without limitation, the following contracting authorities commissioning construction works and services in the geographical areas stated in II.2.3) (and any future successors to these organisations):

— government departments, agencies and public bodies: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

— local authorities: http://local.direct.gov.uk/LDGRedirect/MapLocationSearch.do?mode=1.1

— local authorities: https://www.local.gov.uk/our-support/guidance-and-resources/communications-support/digital-councils/social-media/go-further/a-z-councils-online

— social enterprises within culture and leisure: http://www.sporta.org/member-directory

— police forces in the United Kingdom: http://www.police.uk/?view=force_sites#force_sites

— fire and rescue services (including Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland): http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

— NHS bodies including Acute Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Mental Health Trusts, Health and Care Trusts, Ambulance Trusts, area teams, special health authorities, others and NHS property services:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

— department of health advisory bodies and committees: http://www.dh.gov.uk/health/about-us/public– bodies-2/advisory-bodies/

— registered providers of social housing: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered– providers-of-social-housing

— national housing federation: http://www.nhfdirectory.co.uk

— third sector and charities: http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/find-charities

Ltd companies and other enterprises owned by other bodies other than those listed above but qualifying as Bodies Governed by Public Law for the purposes of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Kent County Council
Town: Maidstone
Postal code: ME14 1XX
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

02/12/2020