Structural and Civil Engineering Design Services Framework – Derby

Structural and Civil Engineering Design Services Framework – Derby

To procure sub-structure and civil engineering design services.

United Kingdom-Derby: Engineering design services

2019/S 135-332748

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Derby Homes Ltd
839 London Road
DE24 8UZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332888777
NUTS code: UKF11
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


DH19001 — Structural and Civil Engineering Design Services Framework

Reference number: DH19001

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this tender exercise is to procure sub-structure and civil engineering design services to design effective suitable foundation/substructure recommendations for the superstructures of new development schemes for the purposes of:

— planning applications,

— on site construction (including working drawings),

— as built drawings (in the case of revision for the H&S file at practical completion).

The employer would like to set up a framework containing a maximum of 3 providers, who will be eligible to bid on foundation/substructure design opportunities as they arise.

For full details, please see the tender documents.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF11
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of the structural and civil engineering works required from the framework for each scheme will be to provide:

1) Engineering design and detail of new foundations and ground floors – provision of calculations for loadings and suitable design of foundations for the soil conditions and superstructure type and connections to the sub structure. This includes preparing a drainage strategy for the purposes of planning applications working with the drainage authority;

2) Structural engineering design services – including the provision of structural calculations, superstructure stability checks, subcontractor design checks and suitable design recommendations of framework architect superstructure designs including the production of working drawings of the design of load bearing masonry, steel work beams, purlins and bearings and connection details so that they work with the sub-structure design as detailed above. This also covers an in principle superstructure check at the planning stage;

3) Below ground drainage design and calculations – provision of comprehensive working design drawings based on calculations for sustainable foul and rain/surface water drainage in line with planning conditions/site conditions including potential points of connection, invert levels and pipe sizes flow rates and soakaways;

4) Paths and hard standings and suitable easy to maintain gardens/landscaping – provide appropriate design recommendation, specifications and working drawings to suit ground conditions/planning conditions;

5) tree root protection measures – provide design and working drawings for tree roots as required by planning on the site;

6) Boundary walls and foundations – provide design and working drawings as required by the site layout and design;

7) Civil engineering design – provide designs and working drawings for the detailed design of the street scene, lighting, adjoining drainage layouts and road layouts where applicable for schemes.

Please see the tender documents for full details of the requirements.

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

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: no
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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As per the KPI Schedule included with the tender documents.

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

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: 16/08/2019
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/08/2019
Local time: 15:01

Derby Homes, 839 London Road, Derby, DE24 8UZ

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years from the award of position on the framework.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

Go Reference: GO-2019712-PRO-15092845

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Derby Homes Ltd
839 London Road
DE24 8UZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332888777
E-mail: address:
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: