Topographical survey Downpatrick
Department for Regional Development.
UK-Downpatrick: topographical services
Section I: Contracting authority
Department for Regional Development
Roads Service Consultancy, Rathkeltair House
Contact point(s): Roisin Wilson
BT30 6AJ Downpatrick
General address of the contracting authority: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
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 UKN0
The works may include but not be limited to the following, which are provided by way of example:
(a) Establishing and surveying a survey control framework of permanent ground markers and permanent bench marks, all of which are clearly identified on accompanying plans.
(b) Survey data to be supplied in the Irish Grid (1975) coordinate reference system, height datum MSL Belfast. Any GNSS surveys to be transformed to the Irish Grid using the polynomial transformation approved by OSNI, GNSS heights converted to MSL Belfast using OSGM02 Geoid model. (Both available in the Grid InQuest software) All total station traverse work to be “closed”, to minimum relative precision of 1:20000.
(c) Prepare a string digital ground model and supply it in GENIO, CSV, Bentley MX INP or any other format compatible with Bentley MX.
(d) All associated traffic safety and traffic management including design, provision, maintenance and removal of traffic safety and traffic management measures complying with Chapter 8 of the “Traffic Signs Manual” and with the “Code of Practice for Safety at Street Works and Road Works”
Description of these options: The term of the contract shall initially be 3 years and may be extended on any number of occasions up to a maximum of 5 years at the sole discretion of the Employer. In the event the Employer is unable for any reason to award a new replacement contract the term may be extended for a further period or periods up to a maximum of 6 months.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to III.2.3.
Full details of the conditions for participation are included in the Tender documents. Refer to VI.3 additional information for details.
Section IV: Procedure
Payable documents: no
Rathkeltair House, Downpatrick.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised Roads Service personnel.
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Summer 2017.
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. All documents will only be available on line through the eSourcingNI portal. 1. If you are not already registered on eSourcing NI you must register your company on the eSourcing NI portal which can be found at www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk – Follow the link to the eSourcing Portal – Click on the “Register” link and follow the instructions on the screen. 2. Express an Interest in the tender and responding to tenders – Login to the portal with the username/password. You will now have access to the documents you need to express an interest, complete a PQQ and/or submit a tender for the opportunities listed. – If you require assistance or help to navigate the site please consult the online help, or contact the eSourcing help desk. The contact details can be found on the eSourcing NI opening web page at www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk The documents may be downloaded up to the closing date and time for the submission. The tender must be completed by all applicants and returned using the online eSourcing NI portal to arrive not later than the time and date as stated in IV.3.4.
The successful contractor’s performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in the Department for Regional Development for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance and the contract may be terminated. The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Centres of Procurement Expertise on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a period of twelve months from the date of issue of the certificate. GO Reference: GO-201272-PRO-4035760.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:2.7.2012