River Ness, Inverness, flood alleviation scheme – phase 1

River Ness, Inverness, flood alleviation scheme – phase 1

Works within sensitive city centre location will include the construction of a reinforced concrete flood wall at top of river bank, clad in stone. Other areas will require flood embankments.

UK-Inverness: works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

2012/S 220-362334

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Highland Council
The Town House, High Street
Contact point(s): Strategic Procurement Division
For the attention of: Dorothy Low
IV1 1JJ Inverness
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1463703885
E-mail: procurement.unit2@highland.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.highland.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00045

Further information can be obtained from: Highland Council
38 Harbour Road, Longman Industrial Estate
Contact point(s): TECS Project Design Unit
For the attention of: Tracy Clarke
IV1 1UF Inverness
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1463228740
E-mail: tracy.clarke@highland.gov.uk
Internet address: http://www.highland.gov.uk/

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Highland Council
38 Harbour Road, Longman Industrial Estate
Contact point(s): TECS Project Design Unit
For the attention of: Tracy Clarke
IV1 1UF Inverness
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1463228740
E-mail: tracy.clarke@highland.gov.uk
Internet address: http://www.highland.gov.uk/

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Highland Council
The Town House, High Street
Contact point(s): Strategic Procurement Division
For the attention of: Dorothy Low
IV1 1JJ Inverness
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1463703885
E-mail: procurement.unit2@highland.gov.uk
Internet address: http://www.highland.gov.uk/

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

River Ness, Inverness, flood alleviation scheme – phase 1.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Inverness.
NUTS code UKM62

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)

Works within sensitive city centre location will include the construction of a reinforced concrete flood wall at top of river bank, clad in stone. Other areas will require flood embankments. Piled foundations to control seepage required throughout. Drainage and pumping stations to be constructed to control runoff and seepage. Reinstatement will include high quality streetscaping and landscaping. Management of traffic, business and residential concerns will be key to the successful delivery. Enabling works (including necessary service diversions) will be completed by 3rd party prior to start.
Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland web site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=244534.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45200000

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:

The estimated value of the works is 13 000 000 GBP.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 12 (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: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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 5: and maximum number 8
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price
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:

HAC5007
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

19.12.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

11.1.2013
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Companies wishing to express interest who are not already pre-qualified with TEC services for works of this nature, should complete and return the PQQ as instructed. All companies expressing interest must also submit the “Details of works experience” form & return to Tracy Clarke by e-mail before noon 19.12.2012. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from the select list of applicants – both forms are attached as additional documentation to this advertisement. The restricted number of companies (normally between 5 and 8) will then be invited to tender on the basis of PQQ score, tender history, performance history, proven recent experience of works of this nature, capability and financial factors – in accordance with the scoring matrix as attached as additional documentation. The form of Contract will be an NEC3 ECC Option A. Applicants are expected to have experience with the NEC EC forms of contract. The contract award will be based on the lowest tender assessment price.
(SC Ref:244534).
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:12.11.2012