Works Contractor Framework

Works Contractor Framework

RHA is seeking to establish a four (4) year framework agreement and appoint onto the framework up to six (6) suitably qualified contractors to undertake various packages of work in relation to building works in relation to the RHA housing stock.

United Kingdom-Tonypandy: Construction work

2013/S 128-219271

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Rhondda Housing Association Limited
Ty Rhondda, 9 Compton Road, Tonypandy, Rhondda Cynon Taff
For the attention of: Cathrine Bryant
CF40 1BE Tonypandy
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: cathrine.bryant@morgan-cole.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.rhondda.org

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

Housing and community amenities
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:

Works Contractor Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Rhondda Cynon Taff.
NUTS code UKL15

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: 6
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 5 000 000 GBP

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

RHA is seeking to establish a four (4) year framework agreement and appoint onto the framework up to six (6) suitably qualified contractors to undertake various packages of work in relation to building works in relation to the RHA housing stock. RHA will call-off works on an “as required” basis and will seek proposals at tender stage that deliver its social, economic and environmental sustainability objectives. Additional information is set out in a Memorandum of Information (MOI) attached to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and which is available on request (see point VI.3 of this notice for details).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000

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: 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:

Quantity or value of work is not guaranteed.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 5 000 000 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:

As set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT). RHA reserves the right to request a parent company guarantee and/or other guarantees of financial security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As set out in the ITT.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

None specified save that in the case of a partnership or consortium or other group of more than one legal entity bidding together, the contract will be with either (1) all bidders on the basis of joint and several liability, or (2) with one or more of the parties acting as ‘prime contractor’ (and where more than one, on a joint and several liability basis). Where the contract is with a special purpose company with separate legal personality established for the project, the contracting authority will require sufficient guarantees to be give by participants in that company or their parents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please refer to the ITT documents.
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: The PQQ is available on request and will provide the details. Any economic operator may be excluded from participation if it fulfills any of the criteria listed in Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended)/Article 45 EU directive 2004/18/EC.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the PQQ.
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

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 6: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Most Economically Advantageous Tender – as set out in the PQQ.
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

8.8.2013 – 12:00
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.
Other: Welsh with an English Translation
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

A PQQ must be completed and returned by the return set out in the PQQ.
To obtain a PQQ, please contact Cathy Bryant at the email address listed in section I.1 above and access to the Data Room will be given. Bidders can request a PQQ until five (5) days before the deadline for submission. RHA will not accept requests for PQQ’s after this date.
Bidders requesting a PQQ will also be provided with a MOI which provides outline information in relation to the works being procured.
All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of the bidders.
RHA reserves the right to award the contract in whole or in part.
RHA reserves the right to annul the tendering process at any time and not award any contract.
RHA reserves the right to abandon the tendering process at any time.
The timetable set out in the PQQ is indicative only and RHA reserves the right to depart therefrom at any time.
All documents to be priced in Sterling and all payments made in Sterling.
Bidders should note that they will be required to enter into terms and conditions of contract as set out in the iTT and that save for matters of clarification or consistency RHA will not negotiate the terms of the contract.
Contract performance conditions may relate to social, economic and environmental considerations.
RHA endeavours to achieve sustainable development outcomes from all its activities and is committed to contributing to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the wider community.
This procurement exercise is being carried out via a RHA Data Room hosted by Morgan Cole LLP. You are required to contact Cathy Bryant on cathrine.bryant@morgan-cole.com to be given access to the data room and to download the PQQ. Further details regarding using the data room to submit the PQQ will be distributed with the PQQ.

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: RHA will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point the award of the contract is communicated to bidders. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by RHA as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the Applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (SI2006 No.5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be bought within the applicable limitation period.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:1.7.2013