Low Value Construction Services Framework

Low Value Construction Services Framework

The Framework will consist of a single Lot. Providers must be capable of undertaking design and construct and construct only projects up to 800 000 GBP in value.

United Kingdom-Sandbach: Construction work

2016/S 140-252580

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cheshire East Borough Council
Westfields, Middlewich Road
CW11 1HZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Steve Mellor
Telephone: +44 1270686439
E-mail: steve.mellor@cheshireeast.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD2

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

I.1)Name and addresses

See Section II.2.4)
See Section II.2.4)
United Kingdom
E-mail: steve.mellor@cheshireeast.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD2

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

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement


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


15 034 Low Value Construction Services Framework.

Reference number: DN121847

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Framework will consist of a single Lot. Providers must be capable of undertaking design and construct and construct only projects up to 800 000 GBP in value as well as occasional smaller works and single trade schemes. Providers must be capable of delivering the following types of projects, either themselves or through their supply chain:

New Build;



Minor Building Works;

Heritage Works;




Painting and Decorating;


CCTV/Fire Alarms/Security Systems;

Landscaping (including playground equipment);

Public Realm Works;

Site preparation works for modular construction projects;

Volumetric Building Solutions.

Construction projects let under the Framework will be to schools, libraries, leisure centres, community buildings,social services and health buildings, depots, cemeteries/crematoria, office facilities, National Trust estates,parks, farm buildings, other buildings the Council is involved with and their environments.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 13 500 000.00 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: UKD2
Main site or place of performance:

Within the boundaries of Cheshire East.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The framework will be for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for up to a further 12 months. This framework agreement will be open for use by Cheshire East Borough Council and all Cheshire East Borough Council subsidiary and associated companies, including, but not limited to: Tatton Park Enterprises Ltd; Engine of the North Ltd; Ansa Environmental Services Ltd; Orbitas Bereavement Services Ltd; Civicance Ltd, Skills and Growth Company Ltd and Everybody Sports and Recreational Trust Ltd (Trading as Everybody Ltd, a charitable trust), Transport Service Solutions Ltd, and any other wholly or partly owned companies created by Cheshire East Borough Council. This framework agreement will also be open for use by all schools and academies, including maintained early years settings within the borough boundary and all town and parish Councils within the borough boundary.

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

Value excluding VAT: 13 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will be reviewed 12 months prior to the end of the initial contract period.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The option to extend for up to a further 12 months (at the councils sole discretion). In the event the framework is extended any extension shall be on the same terms and conditions of contract as the original contract period.

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.2.2)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

Open procedure

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: 6
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 19/09/2016
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

Date: 19/09/2016
Local time: 12:00

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:

This procurement exercise will be conducted on Cheshire East Borough Council’s electronic Contract and Tender Management System at the www.the-chest.org.uk Organisations wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional required information through the Contract and Tender Management System. If you have any technical problems with The Contract and Tender Management System please contact the help-desk on: Email: support@due-north.com telephone:+448452930459 or +441670 597137. In order to participate, providers must register, complete and upload completed documentation and submit this via the Chest at the link provided in this notice. The project reference on The Chest is DN121847. The values given in this notice are only estimations and take into account the extension option — the Council gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative volumes.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Cheshire East Borough Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations, 2015 (SI No 102) provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England,Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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