Works - 234580-2018

01/06/2018    S103    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Construction work for houses

2018/S 103-234580

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8BG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Laura Skinner
Telephone: +44 1314693922
E-mail: laura.skinner@edinburgh.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM75

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00290

I.1)Name and addresses
East Lothian Council
John Muir House
Haddington, East Lothian
EH41 3HA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1620827827
E-mail: procurement@eastlothian.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM73

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00181

I.1)Name and addresses
West Lothian Council
West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road
Livingston
EH54 6FF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1506281814
E-mail: cpu@westlothian.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1506281325
NUTS code: UKM78

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.westlothian.gov.uk/article/2468/Contract-Opportunities

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00140

I.1)Name and addresses
Midlothian Council
Midlothian House, Buccleuch Street
Dalkeith
EH22 1DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312707500
E-mail: procurement@midlothian.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1316542797
NUTS code: UKM73

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.midlothian.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00336

I.1)Name and addresses
Fife Council
Fife House, North Street
Glenrothes
KY7 5LT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3451550000
E-mail: enquiry.procurement@fife.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM72

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.fifedirect.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00187

I.1)Name and addresses
Scottish Borders Council
Council Headquarters
Newtown St Boswells
TD6 0SA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1835824000
E-mail: procurement@scotborders.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1835825150
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.scotborders.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00394

I.1)Name and addresses
Falkirk Council
Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street
Falkirk
FK1 5RS
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1324506566
E-mail: pcu@falkirk.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM76

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.falkirk.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00184

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

New Build Housing Framework Agreement

Reference number: CT2340
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45211100
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) requires an efficient route to market to realise the vision of affordable, new build housing across the city.

There is a strong desire to innovate and truly realise the ethos of place-making in the process while creating sustainable energy efficient homes (Constructed to Building Standards Silver Level).

A target of 20 000 new homes by 2027 has been set. 10 000 of these shall be built by housing association partners. The remainder shall be built by the Council:

(a) On land the council owns/acquires for this purpose;

(b) By purchasing parts of developments being built privately;

(c) On council land where due to complexity we enter into development partnership (usually mixed tenure and mixed use developments).

The Framework Agreement that this contract notice relates to is primarily intended to manage (a).

This Framework Agreement is open to City Region Deal Partners and Councils listed.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 700 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1 and Lot 2.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Main Contractor Build Only / Design and Build with Novated Design Team

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45210000
45211000
45211100
45211300
45211350
45211341
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM7
NUTS code: UKM73
NUTS code: UKM75
NUTS code: UKM78
NUTS code: UKM91
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Build of fully designed dwellings and when required associated premises for example car parks, community amenities, basic infrastructure and public realm.

On occasion a Council may novate a design team over to the contractor but not always.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 350 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Up to 3 years optional extension period.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Maximum number: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

We will apply a 2 stage process:

Stage 1: Pre-Qualification via the ESPD. The ESPD asks bidders general questions; when completing, bidders must consider statements in this Notice that detail specific requirements. Bidders must:

a) Pass the Minimum Standards in ESPD Sections 4A, 4B, and 4D in the PCS-T Qualification envelope. Statements for these questions can be found in Sections III.1.1, III.1.2, and III.1.3 of this Notice.

b) Complete the scored ESPD Section 4C (Technical and Professional ability) found in the PCS-T Technical envelope. Statements for these questions can be found in Section III.1.3 of this Notice.

Section 4C will be scored as per the scoring methodology detailed below.

Objective Criteria for Shortlisting - ESPD 4C question scoring methodology:

0) Unacceptable. Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate previous experience/capacity/capability relevant to this criterion.

1) Poor. Response is partially relevant but generally poor. The response shows some elements of relevance to the criterion but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate previous relevant experience/capacity/capability.

2) Acceptable. Response is relevant and acceptable. The response demonstrates broad previous experience, knowledge and skills/capacity/capability but may lack in some aspects of similarity e.g. previous experience, knowledge or skills may not be of a similar nature.

3) Good. Response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good amount of experience, knowledge or Skills/capacity/capability relevant to providing similar services to similar clients.

4) Excellent. Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates thorough experience, knowledge or skills/capacity/capability relevant to providing similar services to similar clients.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Full Developer Led Design and Build (Where Contractor Provides Design Team)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM91
NUTS code: UKM73
NUTS code: UKM7
NUTS code: UKM75
NUTS code: UKM78
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Build of fully designed dwellings and when required associated premises for example car parks, community amenities, basic infrastructure and public realm.

All Design teams provided by contractor.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Up to 3 years optional extension period.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Maximum number: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

We will apply a 2 stage process:

Stage 1: Pre-Qualification via the ESPD. The ESPD asks bidders general questions; when completing, bidders must consider statements in this Notice that detail specific requirements. Bidders must:

a) Pass the Minimum Standards in ESPD Sections 4A, 4B, and 4D in the PCS-T Qualification envelope. Statements for these questions can be found in Sections III.1.1, III.1.2, and III.1.3 of this Notice.

b) Complete the scored ESPD Section 4C (Technical and Professional ability) found in the PCS-T Technical envelope. Statements for these questions can be found in Section III.1.3 of this Notice.

Section 4C will be scored as per the scoring methodology detailed below.

Objective Criteria for Shortlisting - ESPD 4C question scoring methodology:

0) Unacceptable. Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate previous experience/capacity/capability relevant to this criterion.

1) Poor. Response is partially relevant but generally poor. The response shows some elements of relevance to the criterion but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate previous relevant experience/capacity/capability.

2) Acceptable. Response is relevant and acceptable. The response demonstrates broad previous experience, knowledge and skills/capacity/capability but may lack in some aspects of similarity e.g. previous experience, knowledge or skills may not be of a similar nature.

3) Good. Response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good amount of experience, knowledge or skills/capacity/capability relevant to providing similar services to similar clients.

4) Excellent. Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates thorough experience, knowledge or skills/capacity/capability relevant to providing similar services to similar clients.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

SSIP Safety Scheme or Equivalent membership (Both Lots).

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

List and brief description of selection criteria:

ESPD 4B.1.1 Statement.

Bidders will be required to have a minimum “general” yearly turnover of 10M GBP for the last 3 years.

ESPD 4B.5.1 Statement.

Bidders must hold, or commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 10 000 000 GBP.

Public Liability Insurance = 10 000 000 GBP.

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

ESPD 4B.6 Statement 2.

Bidders must be able to provide upon request, their 3 most recent sets of annual audited accounts, including profit and loss information, and the following ratios:

— Current Ratio,

— Quick Ratio,

— Debtors Turnover Ratio,

— Return on Assets,

— Working Capital,

— Debt to Equity Ratio,

— Gross Profit Ratio.

Current Ratios for the last 2 years must exceed 1.10.

A further examination of audited accounts may be undertaken to ensure ongoing sustainable operation/liquidity.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Lot 1.

4C.1.2 1st Statement

Bidders will be required to provide three examples of build only / design and build with novated design team affordable housing works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the works.

4C.1.2 2nd Statement

Bidders will be required to provide one example of build only / design and build with novated design team ancillary facilities attached to housing works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the works.

Lot 2.

4C.1.2 1st Statement

Bidders will be required to provide three examples of Developer led Design and Build affordable housing works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the works.

4C.1.2 2nd Statement

Bidders will be required to provide one example of developer led Design and Build ancillary facilities attached to housing works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the works.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

ESPD 4D.1 1st Statement Quality Management. The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party.

Certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent).

ESPD 4D.1 2nd Statement Health and Safety. The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent), accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS OHSAS 18001 (or equivalent) or have, in the last 12 months, successfully met the assessment.

Requirements of a construction-related scheme in registered membership of the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) forum.

ESPD 4D1.1 1st Statement Quality Management. If the bidder does not hold UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party.

Certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent), then the bidder must have the following:

A documented policy regarding quality management. The policy must set out responsibilities for quality management demonstrating that.

The bidder has and continues to implement a quality management policy that is authorised by their Chief Executive, or equivalent, and is periodically reviewed at a senior management level. The policy must be relevant to the nature and scale of the work to be undertaken and set out responsibilities for quality management throughout the organisation.

ESPD 4D1.1 2nd Statement Health and Safety. If the bidder does not hold a UKAS (or equivalent), accredited independent third party.

Certificate of compliance in accordance with BS OHSAS 18001 (or equivalent) or have, in the last 12 months, successfully met the assessment requirements of a construction-related scheme in registered membership of the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) forum,

Then the bidder must have the following:

A regularly reviewed and documented policy for Health and Safety (H&S) management, endorsed by the Chief Executive Officer, or equivalent. The policy must be relevant to the nature and scale relevant to the nature and scale of your operations and set out.

Responsibilities for H and S management at all levels within the organisation. The policy must be relevant operations and set out your company’s responsibilities of H&S management and compliance with legislation.

Note: Organisations with fewer than 5 employees are not required by law to have a documented policy statement.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

This Framework Agreement shall include a Community Benefit Clause.

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)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
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: 16
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: The Framework Agreement aligns to known pipeline and the subject matter benefits from long term planning with suppliers
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: 02/07/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 30/07/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 5 (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
VI.3)Additional information:

The City of Edinburgh Council’s award-winning house building programme is looking to establish a Framework Agreement of affordable housing contractors to deliver high quality homes across the city.

The Council has an ambitious programme to construct 10 000 new affordable homes by 2027 and plans to invest more than 500 000 000 GBP on a range of housing led regeneration projects over

the next 5 years through this unprecedented investment plan for new housing.

The Council is seeking to promote and encourage innovation and investment in the construction industry, with a focus on modern methods of construction, collaboration, training and employment opportunities and supply chain management. With the appointment of this Framework Agreement the Council is looking for house building partners who will share our vision and commitment to the creation of high quality, vibrant and sustainable places where people want to live if you would like to participate in this exciting procurement.

Opportunity we would like to tell you more about our programme and the structure at a Bidder’s event in Edinburgh.

Join us at Edinburgh Central Library on 14.6.2018.

At 1000-1200, Edinburgh to find out more and how to take part in the procurement process.

Bidders can confirm their attendance at the event by signing up.

At Eventbrite on https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bidder-event-for-new-build-housing-framework-city-of-edinburgh-council-tickets-46494839316

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The Project code is 9217. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Community Benefits will be assessed in a general terms at Invitation to Tender Stage for entry to the Framework Agreement.

Specific Community Benefits shall be set at mini competition stage in relation to the requirements of the immediate Community in which building is taking place.

(SC Ref:529699).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8BG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314693922

Internet address: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

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:
30/05/2018