Office Fit Out Works – Royal Mills, Redhill Street, Ancoats, Manchester.
This deadline is for…Expressions of interest and completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaires by 1pm
£700,000 – £750,000
Location where the contract is to be carried out:Ancoats and ClaytonCirca 16,000 sq.ft of commercial space located at Royal Mills, Redhill Street, Ancoats, Manchester
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes
Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes
Name of the buying organisation:Homes and Communities Agency
Description of the contract
The Homes and Communities Agency wish to appoint a suitably qualified contractor to deliver office fit out works to shell condition commercial space located at the Royal Mills complex in Ancoats, Manchester The successful contractor will be appointed on the basis of a traditional construction contract, and will be required to deliver: • Raised floors and suspended ceilings • Internal wall finishes • Thermal insulation measures • Various lighting, heating and drainage systems (incl. air conditioning, IT/data cabling systems, etc…) • Kitchenette facilities • Toilet / shower facilities • Entrance points The HCA requires the contract to be completed no later than September 2014 – and interested parties must therefore have sufficient capacity to delivery of the project in accordance with this timescale.
How to apply
Details of the Procurement Process The appointment of a contractor is to be completed via a two stage assessment process. The first stage (‘Stage 1’) will involve interested contractors submitting a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) to the HCA. The closing date for PQQ submissions is 1pm, Wednesday 21st May 2014. Completed PQQ submissions should be submitted by email to: email@example.com Or by post to: Phil Collings Homes & Communities Agency 4th Floor One Piccadilly Gardens Manchester M1 1RG The HCA will use this Stage 1 process to shortlist a maximum of 6 bidders whose PQQ responses best fit the Agency’s requirements. The assessment criteria to be used as part of the Stage 1 PQQ process is summarised in the ‘Memorandum of Information’ document which is provided alongside this Contract Advert. Once the Stage 1 PQQ process has been concluded, a maximum of 6 bidders will be invited to participate in Stage 2. Stage 2 of the procurement process will be launched on the 2nd June 2014, and will involve shortlisted bidders submitting a full tender proposal to the HCA. Tender submissions in this regard must be submitted no later than 1pm, Wednesday 18th June 2014. Having proven their organisational credibility and track record via the Stage 1 PQQ, Stage 2 tenders submitted by bidders will be evaluated exclusively on price competitiveness. General Guidance Any contractor seeking to be appointed on this contract must be licensed by the HSE. As part of the procurement process, the HCA needs to be satisfied that your organisation has systems in place for managing health and safety within your business. Organisations wishing to tender for HCA contracts must be registered and assessed by a prequalification assessment scheme which is a member of SIPP (Safety Schemes in Procurement). Registration and assessment must be in place prior to being invited to formally tender for the project or works – and will be assessed via the Stage 1 PQQ process. Further information on SIPP and details of assessment scheme members can be found on http://www.ssip.org.uk/ All discussions, meetings and communications will be conducted in English. The contract will be subject to English law. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in GBP and all payments under the contract will be made in GBP. This procurement and award is subject to the transparency arrangements being adopted by the UK Government. These arrangements include the publication of tender documentation issued by the HCA and the contract between the HCA and supplier. Bidders should highlight any areas they consider commercially sensitive in order for the HCA to be able to honour our transparency obligations without undermining the bidders commercial interests. Candidates are advised that the HCA is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“The Act”). If a candidate considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement procedure should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidential or otherwise, they must, when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information they do not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. The HCA shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to the Act which relates to the information provided by the interested party. Please note, it is insufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response. The HCA takes a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and sets high standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity in relation to the stewardship of public funds and the management of its activities. The principles contained within this policy apply to both internal and external audiences, including anyone wishing to undertake business or engage with the HCA. Please refer to our Anti-bribery and Corruption Policy by visiting http://www.homesandcommunities.co.uk/ethical-policies for further information.