National Cycle Network Route 492 Northern Extension

National Cycle Network Route 492 Northern Extension

Construction of extension to National Cycle Network Route north of Garn Lakes, Blaenavon for approximately 1.2km over ecologically sensitive upland landscape ( Waun Afon ).

Procurer reference: CS-EPO-0122
Value of tender: £200000
CONTRACT NOTICE – NON OJEU
Is this notice funded by the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO)?
Yes
Contract Type
Works
SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY
Name of the organisation
Torfaen – Countryside
Contact Name
Henrietta Lucas
Address
Torfaen County Borough Council , Neighbourhood Services, TY Blaen Torfaen, Panteg Way, New Inn , ,
Town
PONTYPOOL
Postcode
NP4 0LS
Phone
01633 648045
Fax
01633 648370
EMail
henrietta.lucas@torfaen.gov.uk
SECTION II: DETAILS OF THE CONTRACT
Type of works contract
Execution
Is it a framework agreement?
No
Title of the contract
National Cycle Network Route 492 Northern Extension
Description of the contract

Construction of extension to National Cycle Network Route north of Garn Lakes, Blaenavon for approximately 1.2km over ecologically sensitive upland landscape ( Waun Afon )

Works to include installation of new mitigation fencing and associated works including working with consultant ecologist who in addition to providing watching brief will undertake species translocation works as necessary including working with local community groups. Ecologist to be employed directly by local authority not through this contract.

Construction works include excavation in wet or damp ground, laying of recycled plastic geogrid sufacing backfilled with as dug material (2.4m wide), installation of self binding gravel cyclepath (3m wide),installation of recycled boardwalk both flush and raised with handrail, construction of entrance areas to include : stone walling, tarmacing, pcc edging, stone sett paving, installation of timber post and raiil fencing, steel gates, motor cycle barrier, sheef proof cattle grid and timber bollards, stock proof fencing, creation of hibernaculas and small scrapes, transportation and minor grading of site won material.

Place / site of work / delivery
Land adjacent to Garn Road, Garn yr Erw, Blaenavon ( B4248)

Classification of contract (CPV codes)
45233161 – Footpath construction work.
45233162 – Cycle path construction work.
45342000 – Erection of fencing.

Contract Length
Starting date:
13.08.2012
and/or Ending date
05.11.2012
SECTION III: AWARD CRITERIA
Contract will be awarded based on:

Most economically advantageous tender in terms of:1. This tender will be assessed on the basis of Cost (70%) and quality (30%). Details to follow with tender documentation.


SECTION IV: Administrative Information

Instructions to suppliers

INFORMATION REQUIRED

TO BE CONSIDERED ELIGIBLE CONTRACTORS MUST BE MEMBER OF AN ORGANISATION REGISTERED WITH SSIP AND CONSTRUCTIONLINE

CONTRACTORS MUST PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF REGISTRATION

CONTRACTORS MUST PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF WORK UNDERTAKEN WITHIN LAST 3 YEARS

CONTRACTORS MUST COMPLETE AND SUBMIT PRE QUALIFICATION QUESTIONAIRE WITH EMAILED EXPRESSION OF INTEREST. COMPANIES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED UNLESS THIS DOCUMENT IS COMPLETED IN FULL AND RETURNED WITHIN SPECIFIC TIME.

TCBC USES AN E- TENDERING SYSTEM ( HOWEVER PRICES SHOULD BE SUBMITTED BY POST.

PROVISIONAL TIMETABLE

Deadline for receipt of expressions of interest 26th June 2012

Tender period 29th June to 17th July 2012

Deadline for submission of tender 12 noon Tuesday 17th July 2012

Appointment of Contractor 30th July 2012

Anticipated Start date ( Newt Mitigation Works) 13th August 2012

Appointment of Contractor will be under JCT Minor Works Building Contract 2011 and official purchase order

Al contact with Client through Henrietta Lucas ( Contract Administrator)

Expressions of Interest MUST be e-mailed to henrietta.lucas@torfaen.gov.uk

Contract documentation will be sent out once submission date is closed

Provisional date for release of tenders is 29th June 2012

Reference Number
CS-EPO-0122
Deadline Date
26.06.2012
Deadline date refers to
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Does this contract relate to a Project / Programme funded by EU funds?
Yes
Client currently sourcing funding and it is expected to be from an EU or Welsh Government source
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract
WEFO Funded