Voids Maintenance and Refurbishment Works Renfrewshire

Voids Maintenance and Refurbishment Works Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Council utilise its in-house DLO Building Services (BS) to maintain Void properties so that they can be re-let at the earliest opportunity. In order to ensure targets for re-letting are met, back-up contractors are required to undertake works on excess stock that BS cannot achieve.

UK-Paisley: repair and maintenance services of building installations

2012/S 211-347769

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Renfrewshire Council
Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street
For the attention of: Gary Dailly
PA1 1JB Paisley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1416187021

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.renfrewshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00400

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

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Voids Maintenance and Refurbishment Works.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Renfrewshire.
NUTS code UKM35

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 4
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 8 000 000 GBP

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

Renfrewshire Council utilise its in-house DLO Building Services (BS) to maintain Void properties so that they can be re-let at the earliest opportunity. In order to ensure targets for re-letting are met, back-up contractors are required to undertake works on excess stock that BS cannot achieve. This Framework Agreement will cover maintenance and refurbishment.
Note: The authority has indicated that they are using the PCS-Tender Module to carry out this procurement process. To access the PCS-Tender Module and record your interest in this notice please visit https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk.

If you are not already registered with the PCS-Tender Module registration will be required.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50700000, 51100000, 45331100

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

As the requirement is for a backup contractor(s), the volume of work to be distributed through this agreement is unknown. If Building Services can undertake all requirements in line with stipulated timescales then no work will go through this agreement however it is anticipated that this framework will be used.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 8 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Delivery Payment.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

None preferred, however for entering into and performing the contract, Tenderers will require to form a legal entity recognised by Scots Law. There is no preferred form of economic operator but each individual in any group is to be jointly and severally liable for the contract.
It will be for members of the consortium to sort out their respective duties and liabilities amongst each other. For administrative purposes, any associated documentation will be sent to the nominated lead organisation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The successful candidate will be required to grant an indemnity to the Councils in respect of potential TUPE claims arising out of any future service provision change.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(5) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(6) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(7) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
(10) Candidates must be registered or members of relevant trade or professional body as listed in PQQ for Electrical, Plumbing and Gas.
(11) Candidates must provide evidence of VAT registration and certification as to tax liability from HRMC or from the appropriate body relevant to the state in which the candidate is established.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a reference from their bank.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
5) All candidates will be subject to a Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) credit check and must achieve a failure score of 35 or above. If following this review Tenderers consider that the D&B failure score does not reflect their current financial status, details of this should be provided with the Tender Submission, complete with evidence of a good High Street credit rating (the equivalent of D&B failure score of 35 and above) from a recognised credit referencing agency. The Council will review any such information as part of the evaluation of Tenderers financial status.*
(6) All candidates must provide evidence of a minimum annual turnover of GBP 1,500,000.*
— Where the Tenderer does not meet the minimum financial criteria, the Council will consider at its discretion alternative financial arrangements which may include, for example, submission of a Parent Company Guarantee if parent company meets the financial criteria.
(7) All candidates must provide evidence of Employers Liability Insurance to a minimum limit of GPB 5m, Public or Third Party and Products Liability Insurance to a minimum indemnity limit of GBP 5m and Third Party Motor insurance with a minimum limit of indemnity of GBP 5m. Professional Indemnity Insurance of 500 000 GBP and Contractors All Risk Insurance of 250 000 GBP is also required. If candidates do not currently hold this level of cover, they may provide a statement confirming that they will arrange additional cover subject to success with the tender process. It is a Condition of Contract that this minimum indemnity level be held for the duration of the contract period. The Council reserve the right to increase the minimum insurance requirements for Professional Indemnity and Contractor All Risk subject to the volume and/or value of work put through this agreement.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A statement of the candidate’s average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years
(2) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;
(3) All candidates will be required to provide certification from an independent body attesting conformity to environmental management standards in accordance with the Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS); or the European standard BS EN ISO 14001.
(4) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 3 years, detailing the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; the consideration received; the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the services were provided
(5) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures;
(6) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities;
(7) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
(8) A statement of the technicians or technical services available to the candidate to carry out the work under the contract; or be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract; particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the candidate.
(9) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
(10) A list of works carried out over the past 5 years, detailing the value of the consideration received; when and where the work or works were carried out; and whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade or profession and properly completed.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
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 below

1. Experience. Weighting 30

2. Professional and Technical Skills. Weighting 15

3. Quality Management. Weighting 15

4. Technical Resources. Weighting 10

5. Subcontracting. Weighting 10

6. IT Capability. Weighting 5

7. Business Continuity. Weighting 5

8. Waste Management. Weighting 5

9. Complaints Procedure. Weighting 5

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:

RC1210_578(PQQ298)
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

29.11.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

14.1.2013
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: It is currently unknown if this will be recurring but if so it is anticipated to be in 4 years time.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

This tender will be available electronically through the “Public Contracts Scotland – Tenders” Portal. Please note that the tendering website is separate from this advertising website.
To obtain the tender documents and any additional information please go to the “Public Contracts Scotland – Tenders” Portal at https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/web/login.html.

Please note that you will require to register with the “Public Contracts Scotland – Tenders” portal before you can access the documentation if you have not previously used this site.
(SC Ref:243415).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:30.10.2012