Tender for Land Agency Services

Tender for Land Agency Services

Requirements: acquisition surveyors, land agency specialism, surveying services.

United Kingdom-Warrington: Land management services

2020/S 109-265898

Contract notice – utilities


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: United Utilities Water Ltd
National registration number: 02366678
Postal address: Lingley Mere Business Park
Town: Warrington
Postal code: WA5 3LP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Jennifer McIntyre
E-mail: RegulatoryProcurementTeam@uuplc.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7867132949
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.unitedutilities.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/43984

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=33119&B=UNITEDUTILITIES
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=33119&B=UNITEDUTILITIES
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


PRO003714-Services-Framework-The Provision of Land Agency Services

Reference number: PRO003714

II.1.2)Main CPV code

70332100 Land management services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The framework is for the provision of land agency services (access and acquisitions) in relation to projects within United Utilities Water Ltd (the Company) capital investment programme, including regular progress reporting on projects to the company where applicable.

To enable United Utilities Water (UUW) to carry out the projects we require 3 suppliers who can provide the below resources to carry out the following, including but not limited to:

— acquisition surveyors,

— land agency specialism,

— surveying services,

— reporting (progress reporting on projects to the company).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 800 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

70332100 Land management services

II.2.3)Place of performance


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The services under this framework are for the execution of duties by appropriately qualified Surveyors with relevant experience under the following categories of work.

— project referencing,

— project liaison,

— records of condition,

— land acquisition,

— landlord and tennant (commercial and agricultural),

— compensation claims negotiations.

The company required the below personnel with the relevant qualifications and experience;



— company director/senior partner,

— specialist experience of acting on behalf of water and or other utility undertakers.

Senior surveyor


— considerable experience of acting on behalf of water and or other utility undertakers.


— RICS or working toward RICS qualification,

— some experience of water and or other utility undertakers.

Assistant surveyor

— working towards APC,

— some experience of water and or other utility undertakers.

Technical assistant

— no RICS qualification or working towards qualification,

— surveying/administration experience.

The services are to be performed at the supplier’s offices, the company’s premises and any other location necessary for the efficient execution of the service.

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: 4 800 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 6

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

3-year initial term with the option to extend a further 5 years.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Please refer to procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to procurement documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to 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:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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

Section IV: Procedure


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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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: no
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: 10/07/2020
Local time: 14:00

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

Date: 27/07/2020

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England & Wales
Postal address: City of Westminster
Town: London
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: