Major Aids and Adaptations Tender

Major Aids and Adaptations Tender

Swindon Borough Council is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced contractor to undertake adaptations to an estimated 100 dwellings per annum out of the existing residential housing stock of approximately 10,500 properties.

UK-Swindon: Construction work for houses

2013/S 030-046798

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Swindon Borough Council
Civic Offices, Euclid Street
For the attention of: Brian Skeffington
SN1 2JH Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1793463440
E-mail: bskeffington@swindon.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/procontract/swindon_contract.nsf/frm_contract_synopsis?openForm&contract_id=CONTRACT-SWCE-94NMPR&from=&login

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
Housing and community amenities
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:

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

Works
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities
NUTS code UKK14

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Construction work for houses. Houses construction work. Bathrooms construction work. Construction work. Building construction work. Construction work for buildings relating to education and research. Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses. Construction work for commercial buildings, warehouses and industrial buildings, buildings relating to transport. Construction work for buildings relating to health and social services, for crematoriums and public conveniences. Construction work for buildings relating to leisure, sports, culture, lodging and restaurants. Electrical wiring and fitting work. Swindon Borough Council is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced contractor to undertake adaptations to an estimated 100 dwellings per annum out of the existing residential housing stock of approximately 10,500 properties and may also cover properties managed by Swindon Borough Council on behalf of others including public buildings – all situated within the Borough of Swindon. Following referrals, the contractor will be required to undertake adaptations such as:
— level entry showers,
— overbath showers,
— ramps (including temporary ramps) / steps / platforms / handrails,
— automatic showertoilets,
— kitchen and bathroom adaptations,
— other welfare adaptations,
— doors / windows adaptations including structural and associated electrical alterations.
The contractor will be required to price for composite rates for the above and also a schedule of rates for items not covered by the composite rate including day rates.
Pre-Qualification documents can be downloaded from the Supplying The South West portal at the following URL: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/procontract/swindon_contract.nsf/frm_contract_synopsis?openForm&contract_id=CONTRACT-SWCE-94NMPR&from=&login

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45211100, 45211300, 45211310, 45000000, 45210000, 45214000, 45211000, 45213000, 45215000, 45212000, 45311000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The contract will be let to a single contractor for an initial three-year period commencing 1.7.2013 with an option to extend for a further two periods of two years, each subject to contract performance and budget, the maximum potential contract period totalling seven years (3+2+2). Estimated value for the initial three year period is £1,950,000 and for the total seven year period is GBP 4,550,000.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 550 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 84 (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:

Payment shall be made on completion of each work order based on monthly invoicing.
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please refer to documentation for further information.
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 Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

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 the documentation for further information.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the documentation for further information
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the documentation for further information.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the documentation for further information.
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 minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Technical and Professional Ability 60 %.
Experience and Track record 40 %.
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 below

1. Price. Weighting 70

2. Quality. Weighting 30

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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 15.3.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

18.3.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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-201327-PRO-4571133

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.2.2013