Tender for Building Surveying Consultancy Services – Coleraine

Tender for Building Surveying Consultancy Services – Coleraine

Multi-supplier Framework for the procurement of Building Surveying Consultancy Services.

United Kingdom-Coleraine: Building surveying services

2019/S 050-115083

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Ulster
Block X Room X031, Cromore Road
BT52 1SA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2870123609
E-mail: l.simpson@ulster.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKN

Internet address(es):Main address: www.ulster.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Building Surveying Consultancy Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Building Surveying Consultancy Services on new projects for Ulster University.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 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: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The intention for this Competition is for the University to establish a multi-supplier Framework for the procurement of Building Surveying Consultancy Services. These services relate to new projects with a pre-tender estimate construction value less than 10 000 000 GBP (10m GBP) excluding VAT, as well as new lump sum appointments for building surveying consultancy services such as…

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

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement is for two years with the option to extend for 2 x 12 month periods.

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: 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:

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
Accelerated procedure

In line with Reg 28(10)(a) a state of urgency is required to restrict the time limit to 15 days for receipt of requests to participate. The University has previously tendered for this opportunity and were unable to shortlist minimum number of candidates to participate in the next stage of the process. Contract renewal must be in place for May 2019 to ensure continuity of service.

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: 22/03/2019
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

This process is being conducted competitively in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended). The procedure being followed for this procurement is the restricted process (Regulation 28).

The University reserves the right to reject any or all PQQ responses or tender response(s) and to cancel or withdraw the procurement process at any stage; to award a contract without prior notice; to change the basis, the procedure and the timescales set out or referred to in the procurement documents; to require an economic operator to clarify its PQQ response or tender response(s) in writing and/or provide additional information; to terminate the procurement process; and/or to amend the terms and conditions of the PQQ or tender evaluation process or dialogue process.

Economic operators remain responsible for all costs and expenses incurred by them or by any third party acting under instructions from the economic operator in connection with taking part in this procurement process, regardless of whether such costs arise as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of any amendments made to the procurement documents by the University at any time.

No legally binding contract shall arise (and an economic operator shall have no legitimate expectation that a contract will be entered into) until such time as entry into the contract has been confirmed by the university.

Economic operators should note that all dates, time periods and figures in relation to values and volumes specified in this notice and the procurement.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The University will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on award of the contract is communicated to all economic operators. The standstill period provides time for the unsuccessful economic operators to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: