Repair of Cardigan Castle

Repair of Cardigan Castle

‘Cardigan Castle – Unlocking the Potential’.

UK-Cardigan: preservation services of historical sites and buildings

2012/S 81-132684

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cadwgan Building Preservation Trust
Cardigan Castle, Green Street
For the attention of: David Taylor
SA43 1JA Cardigan
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1239615131
E-mail: cadwganbpt@btconnect.com

Further information can be obtained from: Cadwgan Building Preservation Trust
Cardigan Castle, Green Street
For the attention of: David Taylor
SA43 1JA Cardigan
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1239615131
E-mail: Cadwganbpt@btconnect.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Cadwgan Building Preservation Trust
Cardigan Castle, Green Street, Cardigan,,
For the attention of: David Taylor
SA43 1JA
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1239615131

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Building Preservation Trust – Registered Charity
I.3)Main activity

Other: Heritage and Leisure
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:

‘Cardigan Castle – Unlocking the Potential’.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cardigan Castle, Cardigan, Ceredigion, Wales.
NUTS code UKL1

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)

Cardigan Castle is one of the most important historic monuments in Wales and was the setting for the first Eisteddfod in 1176. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and its buildings are all listed Grade 2*. The Castle is in very poor repair following years of neglect and the current project involves the repair, conservation, upgrading and restoration of the Castle fabric, its buildings and the Castle gardens to provide a major new heritage attraction with supporting facilities.
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

92522000, 45212350, 92522100, 44000000, 44112000, 45210000, 45211350, 45212300, 45212313, 45212314, 45212354, 45212421, 45212100

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Cardigan Castle is a major construction project. The works include complex and sensitive historic buildings conservation, building alteration works, re-servicinf, finishes and decorations, new building construction, access works, landscaping and garden restoration works, ecology conservation works and archaeology.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000 and 6 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 18 (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:

As detailed in contract documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in contract documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As detailed in contact documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in contact documentation.
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: As detailed in contact documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in contact documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in contact documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in contact documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in contact documentation.
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

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 4: and maximum number 6
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:

232480
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

24.5.2012 – 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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Programme ERDF 2007-2013. Project Number (Case ID) 80399.
VI.3)Additional information

The PQQ process is to be conducted electronically through the e-tenderwales website. Please follow the instructions below to register on e-tenderwales. Once registered you will be able to access the tender documentation.
Suppliers Instructions – How to Express Interest in this Tender.
1. Register your company on the etenderwales portal (this is only required once)
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk,

— Click the “Suppliers register here” link,
— Agree to the terms and conditions and click “continue”,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the “ITTs Open to All Suppliers” link. (These are Invitations To Tender open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content,
— Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page,
— This will move the ITT into your “My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box.
3. Responding to the tender
— You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting),
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT,
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8am – 6pm) on:
— Email: help@bravosolution.co.uk,

— Phone: +44 8003684850.
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 27538.
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 29886.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.4.2012