Scaffolding Tender Belfast

Scaffolding Tender Belfast

Hire, Erection and Dismantling of Scaffolding.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Scaffolding

2013/S 139-242653

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Northern Ireland Electricity
120 Malone Road
Contact point(s):
For the attention of: Philip Allen
BT9 5HT Belfast,
Telephone: +44 2825661856
Fax: +44 2825661856

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

Hire, Erection and Dismantling of Scaffolding
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northern Ireland.
NUTS code UK

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 500 000 GBP

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

NIE wishes to procure the services of suitably qualified and experienced Contractor to provide the Hire, Erection and Dismantling of Scaffolding Services under a framework contract arrangement.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44212310, 44212315, 44212317, 45262100, 45262120, 45262110

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

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

This is a frame work contract for a period of three years. The quantity of work shall be as instructed by the Contracting Entity during that period. There shall also be an option, entirely at the discretion of the Contracting Entity, to extend the contract for up to a further two years.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:

To be detailed in Tender Enquiry document.
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:
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: Full company name and address.Contact names, status, telephone numbers and email addresses. Organisational structure.Names, qualifications and experience of relevant personnel.Details of staffing levels. Length of time trading.Corporate Social Responsibility policy.
Confirmation of:
i) Ability to communicate competently in English at commercial and technical levels;
ii) Acceptance of Northern Ireland Law as governing any contract awarded;
iii) Acceptance of the jurisdiction of Northern Ireland courts;
iv) No record of successful court actions involving fraud or other breaches of the Companies Act or similar law in an EU member state or the USA.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Audited accounts for last three years, or similar financial history.Appropriate statement and reference from bank to confirm financial viability.Details of insurances to cover provision of required services.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details (client, value, description, date) of similar contracts undertaken in last five years.Contact name, address, telephone number and email address of at least two clients who may be approached fo a reference.Value of the largest contract undertaken during the last 5 years. Details of training, certification and/or experience of staff.
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: no

Section IV: Procedure

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

Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:

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

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 9.8.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

9.8.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 3 years
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:

Bidders are requested to express an interest in this procurement by accessing and registering via BravoSolution at the following website:

You must register on this site to respond. Please ensure you follow any instructions provided to you here.
The Pre-Qualification Documentation will be available for download and they must be completed and uploaded to the sytem by the deadline as per section IV3.4.
Further information required in this section will covered under separate Pre-Qualification documentation to be issued to applicants declaring an interest in this notice.
The framework contract is for a period of three years with the option, exercisable exclusively by NIE, to extend the contract for up to a further two years. (including multiple extensions of any duration but which are cumulatively no greater than one

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:17.7.2013