Contract value:£25,000 – £30,000. The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is procuring remedial works to the existing estate Roads on Shearway business Park, Folkestone, Kent.
Description of the contract
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is procuring remedial works to the existing estate Roads on Shearway business Park, Folkestone, Kent. The roads comprise of Shearway Road, Pent Road and the extension to Pent Road. The works are being carried out to bring the roads in question up to a standard suitable for adoption by Kent county Council.
How to apply
All expressions of interest must be sent to email address email@example.com by 12 noon on Monday 26th November 2012. The award of a contract as a result of the tender is subject to the HCA receiving final approvals. The HCA cannot accept any responsibility for the costs incurred by any party responding to the tender. The contract will be for a fixed period to complete the works, but it is not expected to be more than 6 weeks. A shortlist of 4-8 contractors will be invited to tender once the PQQ’s have been evaluated and scored. The purpose of this Pre Qualification/Tender process is to select the most appropriate company to carry out the proposed remedial works to adoptable carriageways. Any contractor wishing to be considered to be awarded the contract must formally express an interest by completing a Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). It is intended that PQQ’s and information packs will be sent out to all contractors who have expressed interest from 12 noon on Monday 12th November 2012. Furthermore, it is intended for completed PQQ’s to be returned by Friday 26th November. As part of the procurement process, the HCA needs to be satisfied that you have 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). This also applies to Non Construction companies. Registration and assessment must be in place prior to being invited to formally tender for the project or works. 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 bidder’s 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 that 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.