Technical Services Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

Technical Services Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

Design consultancy services. Speciality design services. Design support services. Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services. Architectural and related services.

UK-Glasgow: design consultancy services

2012/S 63-102280

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
Consort House, 12 -16 West George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Section
For the attention of: Irene Cowie
G2 1HN Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413333264
E-mail: procurement@spt.co.uk
Fax: +44 1413333224

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: www.spt.g2b/info

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and 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)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Other: Transport
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:

Design & Technical Services Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
NUTS code UKM3

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
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

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

Design consultancy services. Speciality design services. Design support services. Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services. Architectural and related services. Advisory architectural services. Architectural, engineering and planning services. Project management consultancy services. Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work. Civil engineering consultancy services. Civil engineering support services. Quantity surveying services for civil engineering works. Non-residential property services. Commercial property management services. Industrial property services. The establishment of a 36 month call off framework agreement (with option to extend for a further 12 months) for project, design, technical and specialist services which will cover the following lots.
Lot 1 Project Development and Transport Planning Support Services.
Lot 2 CDMC Services.
Lot 3 Architectural Services.
Lot 4 Civil & Structural Engineering Services.
Lot 5 Property Services.
Lot 6 Industry Specialist Services.
Lot 7 Secondee Support (all Lots).
Whilst seeking to achieve its key objective of project delivery, SPT expects a number of principles to be followed in the execution of each and every individual contract / project awarded under the Design & Technical Services Framework.
For full details please refer to the Tender documentation and specification.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79415200, 79930000, 79933000, 71000000, 71200000, 71210000, 71240000, 72224000, 45200000, 71311000, 71311100, 71322100, 70332000, 70332200, 70332300

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

SPT’s capital programme consists of a wide range of various initiatives and projects from initial inception through design, specification, procurement, implementation and into operation.
The focus of the Design & Technical Services Framework shall be in the delivery of capital projects of a transport nature (rail, bus, subway, stations, interchanges, road, cycle, walking etc). Tenderers must demonstrate a proven track record within the delivery of design & technical services for capital projects of a transport nature.
Additionally SPT has also commenced an extensive programme to modernise the Glasgow Subway as part of its Subway Modernisation programme. The Design and Technical Services framework will assist in the delivery of the small and large value contracts which will cover various engineering disciplines.
The framework will be awarded for a 36 month duration with an option to extend for a further 12 months.
SPT’s principle objectives for this Framework, is to deliver essential projects on time and to budget.
While seeking to achieve its key objectives SPT expects a number of principles to be followed in the execution of each and every project under the Design & Technical Services Framework. It is therefore important that the companies appointed to the Framework adopts the following:
a) robust management control while striving for the highest professional standards;
b) a balance of the pre-eminent requirements of SPT with an ethos of partnership, particularly in relation to working with partners and stakeholders across government departments and the private sector;
c) a customer focussed service involving a sensitive and responsive management of those who will be directly impacted by the various projects;
d) a Risk and Value Management approach as a whole, not just as a process but as a basic approach adopted by all layers of management and integral to all workstreams;
e) a philosophy of assisting SPT in its pursuit of excellence through the application of best practice;
f) it is desirable that the successful tenderer is able to demonstrate community and local benefits, although this will not form part of the award criteria.
It is anticipated that the total annual spend for the new framework could be in the region of 1 000 000 GBP to 5 000 000 GBP.
Tenderers can apply for more than one lot.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 and 5 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
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)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Project Development and Transport Planning Support Services

1)Short description

Lot 1.
Consists of Design & Technical services covering the following services:
Transport Planning Consultancy Support Services, (surveys, modelling, development).
Transport Modelling Consultancy Support Services.
Project development/appraisal, incl. feasibility, risk, cost/cost management, surveys & Business Case Consultancy Services.
Project Implementation Review Services.
Traffic Modelling.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71311210, 71356400, 71400000, 71410000, 30199790, 71241000, 73420000, 79314000, 71313400, 71313440, 90711000, 90711400, 90711500, 90712000, 90712100, 90713000

3)Quantity or scope

The following Brief is for the provision of Project Development and Transport Planning Support Services to assist SPT in the delivery of projects. A detailed project brief will be issued to successful Consultants once the Framework is in place, but the generic areas within this LOT are listed below, with some indication of some of the services likely to be required under the Framework.
Planning.
SPT has responsibility for all aspects of transport planning and for all modes of travel including private transport, all modes of public transport, freight, walking and cycling. Consultants must have capability in the development of the transport network through the following disciplines:
1) Transport Planning;
2) Planning Policy;
3) Town Planning;
4) Rail Planning specialist advice;
5) Rail Timetable planning & modelling;
6) Planning Consultancy Advice for Inquiries, responses to Development Plans, Applications & Consultations;
7) Strategy Development/Strategic Project Assessment to OGC Gateway 0;
8) European policy/funding;
9) Policy development;
10) Promoting schemes (appropriate powers);
11) Representation at Inquiries;
12) Transport modelling & surveys (strategic and scheme specific);
13) Appraisal / Feasibility;
14) General Surveys;
15) Bus Operations;
16) Cost Management;
17) Life Cycle Costing;
18) Risk Management;
19) Claims Advice (Loss & Expenses);
20) Railway Engineering;
21) Permanent Way;
22) Power Supply and Overhead Line Equipment;
23) Railway Model Simulation;
24) Passenger Flow Models;
25) Signal Design and Telecommunications;
26) Bus Design;
27) Electronic Information, CCTV, GPS, Maps, Software etc;
28) Walking and Cycling;
29) Access to Healthcare;
30) Impact assessment of freight schemes;
31) Transport analysis & monitoring – noise, air quality, visual intrusion;
32) Smarter Choices;
33) Sustainable Development;
34) Environmental Assessments;
35) Environmental monitoring;
36) Ecology and Biodiversity studies
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 and 500 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: CDMC Services

1)Short description

1) Provision of CDMC Services in accordance with applicable regulations/code of practise to include Health & Safety Reports and safety Audits where required.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71540000

3)Quantity or scope

Framework lot for the provision of CDMC services to assist SPT in the delivery of its capital projects. Once appointed to the framework, individual project briefs will be issued to successful framework Consultants to provide costs.
1) CDMC Services in accordance with applicable regulations/code of practise.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Architectural Services

1)Short description

Provision of Architectural design services to assist SPT in the delivery of projects which require an architectural input. A detailed project brief will be issued to successful Consultants once the Framework is in place, but the generic areas within this LOT are listed below, with some indication of some of the services likely to be required under the Framework.
Site Master planning.
Architecture.
Conservation.
Architectural Modelling Services.
Clerk of Works/ Site Supervision.
Accoustics.
Fire Engineering.
Contract Administration.
Surveying Services.
Accessibility (physical – to meet Disability Discrimination Act requirements): audits, options.
People Flow Modelling Services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71200000, 71210000, 71220000, 71221000, 71222000, 71223000, 71240000, 71250000, 71251000, 71400000, 71420000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of Architectural design services to assist SPT in the delivery of projects which require an architectural input. A detailed project brief will be issued to successful Consultants once the Framework is in place, but the generic areas within this LOT are listed below, with some indication of some of the services likely to be required under the Framework.
Architecture.
Conservation.
Landscaping.
Modelling.
Site Supervision and Clerk of Works.
Access/Disability Design and Audits.
Building Surveying.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Civil & Structural Engineering Services

1)Short description

Provision of Civil & Structural Engineering design services to assist SPT in the delivery of projects which require a civil and structural engineering input. A detailed project brief will be issued to successful Consultants once the Framework is in place, but the generic areas within this LOT are listed below, with some indication of some of the services likely to be required under the Framework.
1) General Civil Engineering / Structural Engineering;
2) Tunnel and Trackbed Refurbishment or Renewal;
3) Drainage Design;
4) Traffic Management & Flows;
5) Roads, Highways, Bridges & Infrastructure Engineering;
6) Roads Lighting & Electrical Design;
7) Cycle way Design;
8) Footpath Design;
9) Specialised Transport Engineering Services for Bus Station Development;
10) Geotechnical.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71311000, 71311100, 71322000, 71322100, 71312000, 71318100, 71320000, 71321000, 71321200, 71323100, 71325000, 71327000, 71328000, 72242000, 79415200, 79421200, 79930000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of Civil & Structural Engineering design services to assist SPT in the delivery of projects which require a civil and structural engineering input. A detailed project brief will be issued to successful Consultants once the Framework is in place, but the generic areas within this LOT are listed below, with some indication of some of the services likely to be required under the Framework.
1) General Civil Engineering / Structural Engineering;
2) Tunnel and Trackbed Refurbishment or Renewal;
3) Drainage Design;
4) Traffic Management & Flows;
5) Roads, Highways, Bridges & Infrastructure Engineering;
6) Roads Lighting & Electrical Design;
7) Cycle way Design;
8) Footpath Design;
9) Specialised Transport Engineering Services for Bus Station Development;
10) Geotechnical.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Lot 5 Property Services

1)Short description

Provision of Property services to assist SPT in the delivery of Estate Management services including professional advice, guidance, negotiation and assistance on property and estate issues. A detailed project brief will be issued to successful Consultants once the Framework is in place, but the generic areas within this LOT are listed below, with some indication of some of the services likely to be required under the Framework.
1) Rent Reviews
2) Lease breaks and lease expiries
3) Lease renewals
4) Dilapidations and property life cycle costing
5) Landlord and tenant issues including Landlord consents, service charge and claims
6) Rating – to provide a full range of rating support services
7) Strategic advice, including the preparation and development of an estate strategy
8) Procurement strategy for property related issues
9) Development consultancy and advice
10) Valuations including acquisition and disposal of property interests
11) Planning
12) Condition surveys
13) Service assurance
14) Compulsory purchase
15) Wayleaves and easements
16) Other neighbourly matters
17) General advice on estate and property management
18) Facilities Management
19) Contract and tender preparation related to Facilities Management/Property management
20) Property capital and revenue project management
21) Structural and building surveying including instructive survey investigations
22) Letting and marketing advice
23) Valuations for statutory account purposes including DRC valuations
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70130000, 70200000, 70220000, 70330000, 70332000, 70332200, 70332300

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of Property services to assist SPT in the delivery of Estate Management services including professional advice, guidance, negotiation and assistance on property and estate issues. A detailed project brief will be issued to successful Consultants once the Framework is in place, but the generic areas within this LOT are listed below, with some indication of some of the services likely to be required under the Framework.
1) Rent Reviews
2) Lease breaks and lease expiries
3) Lease renewals
4) Dilapidations and property life cycle costing
5) Landlord and tenant issues including Landlord consents, service charge and claims
6) Rating – to provide a full range of rating support services
7) Strategic advice, including the preparation and development of an estate strategy
8) Procurement strategy for property related issues
9) Development consultancy and advice
10) Valuations including acquisition and disposal of property interests
11) Planning
12) Condition surveys
13) Service assurance
14) Compulsory purchase
15) Wayleaves and easements
16) Other neighbourly matters
17) General advice on estate and property management
18) Facilities Management
19) Contract and tender preparation related to Facilities Management/Property management
20) Property capital and revenue project management
21) Structural and building surveying including instructive survey investigations
22) Letting and marketing advice
23) Valuations for statutory account purposes including DRC valuations
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Industry Specialist Services

1)Short description

Provision of Industry Specialist Services to assist SPT in the delivery of projects which require specialist input. A detailed project brief will be issued to successful Consultants once the Framework is in place, but the generic areas within this LOT are listed below, with some indication of some of the services likely to be required under the Framework.
Specialist support as “Independent Industry Expert”.
The services to be provided will include specialist advice and project management support services for all modes of public transport projects and initiatives and related services, design, and infrastructure, including, (but not exclusively):-.
1) Subway systems and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
2) Bus transport and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
3) Bus QBC/SQP/Rapid Transit projects and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
4) Transport information projects, (including Real-Time), and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
5) Ferry transport and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
6) Heavy Rail systems and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
7) Park and Ride projects and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
8) Walking and cycling projects and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
9) Car share projects and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
10) Hybrid and other Green Technology propulsion systems and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
11) Roads design including road safety and public transport priority projects/initiatives and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
12) Decriminalised parking and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
13) Public transport project option appraisals, including STAG, GRIP, OGC and other related feasibility type studies;
14) Environmental and Carbon Reduction specialists;
15) Transport Modelling and related computer modelling services;
16) Passenger transport vehicle design & mechanical development;
17) Logistical Planning;
18) Hazard Identification and Mitigation Measures/Planning;
19) Data collection & analysis/monitoring.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71541000, 72224000, 98110000, 98113000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of Industry Specialist Services to assist SPT in the delivery of projects which require specialist input. A detailed project brief will be issued to successful Consultants once the Framework is in place, but the generic areas within this LOT are listed below, with some indication of some of the services likely to be required under the Framework.
Specialist support as “Independent Industry Expert”.
The services to be provided will include specialist advice and project management support services for all modes of public transport projects and initiatives and related services, design, and infrastructure, including, (but not exclusively):-.
1) Subway systems and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
2) Bus transport and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
3) Bus QBC/SQP/Rapid Transit projects and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
4) Transport information projects, (including Real-Time), and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
5) Ferry transport and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
6) Heavy Rail systems and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
7) Park and Ride projects and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
8) Walking and cycling projects and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
9) Car share projects and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
10) Hybrid and other Green Technology propulsion systems and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
11) Roads design including road safety and public transport priority projects/initiatives and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
12) Decriminalised parking and related design, infrastructure, and support services;
13) Public transport project option appraisals, including STAG, GRIP, OGC and other related feasibility type studies;
14) Environmental and Carbon Reduction specialists;
15) Transport Modelling and related computer modelling services;
16) Passenger transport vehicle design & mechanical development;
17) Logistical Planning;
18) Hazard Identification and Mitigation Measures/Planning;
19) Data collection & analysis/monitoring.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Secondee Rates For All Lots

1)Short description

All tenderers should provided daily rates for the secondment of consultancy secondees in relation to Lots 1 – 7.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000

3)Quantity or scope

These rates will not be evaluated under the pricing scoring schedule. These rates are informational to allow SPT to accurately cost future projects.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Performance bond may be applicable to individual appointments from the framework.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Each appointment will detail the conditions of payment required.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Tenderers are required to indicate whether they are a company or a group of companies. In either case the ultimate parent company should be identified. no special legal form is required but in the event of an associated group of companies being successful the partnership will require each company in the group to be jointly and severally liable for the satisfactory performance of the contract. This assurance will require to be confirmed in writing before any contract can be awarded to such a group. Group bidders must identify the lead contractor.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available
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

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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

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

12 – 064
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 4.5.2012 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.5.2012 – 10:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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

in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 10.5.2012 – 10:01
Place:

Consort House, Glasgow.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: As per SPT Standing Orders relating to Contracts – available on request at procurement@spt.co.uk.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).
The Framework shall be for an initial period of three years with SPT having an option to extend for a further one year. Appointment to Framework – the tender evaluation criteria being used to appoint suppliers to the framework will be based on a quality price ratio of 60 % quality and 40 % Price. The qualitative elements will be as follows:
Staff Resources 5 %.
Current Workload 5 %.
Framework Team 5 %.
Framework Team Structure 5 %.
Team Experience 10 %.
Relevant Experience 15 %.
Resource and Workload Management 10 %.
Methodology 35 %.
Key Issues 10 %.
Due to the diverse nature of the individual commissions from the DTS framework, SPT when tendering from the framework will apply a Quality / Price ratio which reflects the nature and value of each commission.
This could result in each and every commission varying in respect of the Quality /Price Ratio, however the qualitative elements which were specified in the tender to gain access to the framework will remain the same however the individual weightings may be varied. GO Reference: GO-2012326-PRO-3810313.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: As required by Regulation 32(2) of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/1, as amended) SPT will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract as this is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of three working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Should such additional information be required please contact those persons or contact point in section I.1.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:26.3.2012