Quantity Surveying Services Northern Ireland

Quantity Surveying Services Northern Ireland

Procurement of Quantity Surveyors to a Framework Agreement for provision of Housing Association work in NI.

United Kingdom-Holywood: Quantity surveying services

2013/S 231-401304

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Accord Procurement Group
3 Redurn Square
For the attention of: Paul Connolly
BT18 9HZ Holywood
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890397192
E-mail: paul.connolly@foldgroup.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.accordni.org

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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

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: yes

Alpha Housing Association
6 Edgewater Road
BT3 9JQ Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

FOLD Housing Association
3 Redburn Square
BT18 9HZ Holywood
UNITED KINGDOM

Habinteg Housing Association
22 Hibernia Street
BT18 9JE Holywood
UNITED KINGDOM

Triangle Housing Association
Eastermeade Gardens
BT53 6BD Ballymoney
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Procurement of Quantity Surveyors to a Framework Agreement for provision of Housing Association work in NI.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northern Ireland
NUTS code UKN

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 12
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Framework will cover the construction of all types of social housing and be used by all four members to
deliver the programme of work provided each year for three years (with the option to extend by one year) by the
NIHE.
For the purpose of this procurement and any subsequent contracts arising from it, the contracting authority will
act as a central purchasing body. The following UK contracting authorities shall be able to use the contract(s):
Alpha Housing Association
6 Edgewater Road
Belfast
BT3 9JQ
FOLD Housing Association
FOLD House
3 Redburn Square
Holywood
County Down
BT18 9HZ
Habinteg Housing Association
Alex Moira House
22 Hibernia Street
Holywood
BT18 9JE
Triangle Housing Association
Eastermeade Gardens
Ballymoney
County Antrim
BT53 6BD
Additional members may join Accord during the course of the framework.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71324000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 33 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (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:
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 the tender documents 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: Please refer to the tender documents for further information.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the tender documents for further information.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the tender documents for further information.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the tender documents for further information.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the tender documents 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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:

Accord QS Framework
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 126-216047 of 2.7.2013

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.1.2014 – 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

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of Justice
Chicester Street
BT1 3JF Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: adminoffice@courtsni.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2890235111
Internet address: http://www.courtsni.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2890313508

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority shall, as soon as possible after the decision has been made, inform tenderers of the decision to award the contract in accordance with Regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). A standstill period shall apply during which the Contracting Authority shall not award the contract. Appeals against the decision of the Contracting Authority may be made to the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland in accordance with Part 9 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended), including the time limits set out therein.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:27.11.2013