Seacroft Fencing Works

Seacroft Fencing Works

[Value: £70000.0 – £80000.0 | Location: Leeds | Deadline Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT | Description: The Homes and Communities Agency are looking for a suitable contractor to supply and install a 1.8m high galvanised palisade fence to prevent access into the hospital grounds from surrounding residential areas.

Reference number: HCAP12062

Deadline date: 20/01/2012

This deadline is for… Expressions of interest (by 5pm)

Contract value: £70,000 – £80,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Leeds SEACROFT HOSPITAL, YORK ROAD, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE LS9 6UH

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Homes and Communities Agency

Description of the contract

The Homes and Communities Agency are looking for a suitable contractor to supply and install a 1.8m high galvanised palisade fence to prevent access into the hospital grounds from surrounding residential areas. Please note two fencing options are to be priced which range in length from approximately 985 linear meters (including a 2 leaf vehicular access gate) to 1035 linear meters (no vehicular gate required. The fencing arrangement will be confirmed at contract award prior to the Pre-Start meeting. Contractors will be expected to undertake the relevant investigations of the area to identify any buried services prior to the installation of the fence. Works are required to be practically complete by week commencing 26th March 2012. All Tendering Contractors must be confident that they have the capacity to deliver the Contract within the required timescale. Contractors must also consider the availability of fencing materials from the appointed supplier and ensure that they have the ability to meet the required deadline. Works are notifiable under CDM a CDMC has been appointed by the Employer. The minimum level of Public Liability & Employers Liability Insurance cover needed for this contract is £10 million.


Classification of the contract

45342000 Erection of fencing

34928200 Fences

Additional information

Contract type: Works – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Lowest price

Estimated length of contract: 25 Days


Who to contact

Contact name Kate Webster

Address Genesis Centre, Birchwood Science Park, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 7BH

Telephone 01925 844 073

Extension number:

Fax 01925 844 002


How to apply

These works are being procured via a single stage tender. Whereby all interested candidates who respond to this Contract Notice will be invited to Tender. Tender documents will be provided digitally and must be submitted by paper submission (one hard copy) with a supporting digital copy on a suitable storage device (CD/Memory stick). The tender document will include a mandatory PQQ which will be evaluated first. The criteria for evaluation is pass or fail and if a contractor fails any element of the Mandatory PQQ then the priced element of their submissions will not be evaluated. 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 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 bidders 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, 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 for further information.