Southern Buildings and Civils Framework – Network Rail

Southern Buildings and Civils Framework – Network Rail

Network Rail intends to carry out a procurement exercise to establish a framework agreement for the delivery of buildings and civils works across the Southern Region. 7 Lots. 

United Kingdom-London: Construction work

2020/S 025-058159

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
Postal address: 1 Eversholt Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: NW1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Tahmid Kamal
E-mail: IPSFramework@networkrail.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7730361969
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.networkrail.co.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Southern Buildings and Civils (SBC) Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

Network Rail intends to carry out a procurement exercise to establish a framework agreement for the delivery of buildings and civils works across the Southern Region. These works will be undertaken primarily within the Southern Region. However, the framework may also be extended to other parts of the UK Rail Network.

The framework is intended to cover the detailed design and construction of Buildings and Civils projects, including Mechanical and Engineering (M&E), Fabric (Canopy and Platforms), Footbridges, Metallic Structures, Earthworks, and Masonry and Concrete Structures.

The procurement exercise will be divided into 7 lots, comprising 1 buildings and civils ‘Generalist’ lot and 6 ‘Specialist’ lots. Network Rail envisages that the initial duration of the framework will be 3 years with options to extend by 5 further 1-year extensions (3 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Buildings and Civils

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45234100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The delivery of multi-discipline works, including detailed design and construction, through a framework agreement. This consists of Buildings and Civils, Mechanical and Engineering (M&E), Fabric (Canopy and Platforms), Footbridges, Metallic Structures, Earthworks, and Masonry and Concrete Structures.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial duration of the framework will be 3 years. There will also be 5 x 1-year options to extend each framework agreement under the discretion of Network Rail — a total possible framework term of 8 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

The Framework will cover both renewal and enhancement works; of which certain projects called-off under this Framework may, either in full or in part, be funded by the European Union.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Mechanical and Engineering (M&E)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45234100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The delivery of mechanical and engineering (M&E) works, including detailed design and construction, through a framework agreement.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial duration of the framework will be 3 years. There will also be 5 x 1-year options to extend each framework agreement under the discretion of Network Rail — a total possible framework term of 8 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

The Framework will cover both renewal and enhancement works; of which certain projects called-off under this Framework may, either in full or in part, be funded by the European Union.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Fabric (Canopy and Platforms)

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45234100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The delivery of canopy and platform works, including detailed design and construction, through a framework agreement.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial duration of the framework will be 3 years. There will also be 5 x 1-year options to extend each framework agreement under the discretion of Network Rail — a total possible framework term of 8 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

The Framework will cover both renewal and enhancement works; of which certain projects called-off under this Framework may, either in full or in part, be funded by the European Union.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Footbridges

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45234100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The delivery of footbridges works, including detailed design and construction, through a framework agreement.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial duration of the framework will be 3 years. There will also be 5 x 1-year options to extend each framework agreement under the discretion of Network Rail — a total possible framework term of 8 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

The Framework will cover both renewal and enhancement works; of which certain projects called-off under this Framework may, either in full or in part, be funded by the European Union.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Metallic Structures

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45234100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The delivery of metallic structures works, including detailed design and construction, through a framework agreement.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial duration of the framework will be 3 years. There will also be 5 x 1-year options to extend each framework agreement under the discretion of Network Rail — a total possible framework term of 8 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

The Framework will cover both renewal and enhancement works; of which certain projects called-off under this Framework may, either in full or in part, be funded by the European Union.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Earthworks

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45234100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The delivery of earthworks works, including detailed design and construction, through a framework agreement.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial duration of the framework will be 3 years. There will also be 5 x 1-year options to extend each framework agreement under the discretion of Network Rail — a total possible framework term of 8 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

The Framework will cover both renewal and enhancement works; of which certain projects called-off under this Framework may, either in full or in part, be funded by the European Union.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Masonry and Concrete Structures

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45234100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The delivery of masonry and concrete structures works, including detailed design and construction, through a framework agreement.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial duration of the framework will be 3 years. There will also be 5 x 1-year options to extend each framework agreement under the discretion of Network Rail — a total possible framework term of 8 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

The Framework will cover both renewal and enhancement works; of which certain projects called-off under this Framework may, either in full or in part, be funded by the European Union.

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

A bond/parent company guarantee may be required.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The main financing conditions, payment mechanism and performance standards are described in the procurement documents. The draft procurement documents are available via our electronic procurement system (BravoNR) and tender documents will be updated prior to the formal issue of the invitation to tender. The form of the contract governing these arrangements will be based on an amended version of the New Engineering Contract (NEC3).

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Network Rail will accept pre-qualification and tender submissions from single entities or consortia. Network Rail does not require those consortia who intend to form a single legal entity to do so at the pre-qualification stage. If consortia members change at any point during the procurement process, Network Rail reserves the right to revisit the pre-qualification stages to consider the impact of the updated information.

Network Rail will consider contracting with a consortium, providing always that the participants in any consortium are jointly and severally liable for all of the obligations of the contractor, under the contract.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Applicants are referred to the procurement documents for further information.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 26/05/2020
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 14/04/2020

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The High Court
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 1AA
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31/01/2020