Works - 296444-2017

29/07/2017    S144    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Forfar: Houses construction work

2017/S 144-296444

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Angus Council
Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park
Forfar
DD8 1AX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ian Hood
Telephone: +44 3452777778
E-mail: hoodig@angus.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM71

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00236

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.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:

Angus Council Affordable Housing — Small Developments Framework.

Reference number: 60501232
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45211300
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

It is proposed this Framework covers the construction of new build affordable housing including properties funded through the shared equity route. The mix of properties will depend on the demand in each area of Angus. It will include detached, semi-detached and terraced, 1 to 4 bedroom single and 2 storey units.

Developments will include associated access roads, external works and services including gardens, communal landscaping and car parking.

The Framework will run for up to four years from October 2017 to March 2021, but it should be noted that Angus Council may suspend the framework at any time if any other collaborative procurement opportunity arises.

For the avoidance of doubt, appointment to the Framework does not guarantee the award of individual contacts during the term of the Framework’.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 20 209 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

New Housing up to 2 000 000 GBP

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM71
Main site or place of performance:

Angus, Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Framework for Various New Build Housing projects in Angus up to 2,000,00 GBP in value.

Each project will comprise the Construction of New Build Housing including associated access roads, external works and services including gardens, communal landscaping and car parking.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Management and Supervision / Weighting: 7 %
Quality criterion - Name: Resources / Weighting: 7 %
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and Performance / Weighting: 7 %
Quality criterion - Name: Community Benefits / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Fair work practices / Weighting: 4 %
Price - Weighting: 70 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 42
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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:

This procurement will be conducted through the use of the Restricted Procedure.

All queries about this procurement must be made through the PCS messaging system.

Bidders are required to make reference to the ESPD (Scotland) (version 1.9); ESPD (Scotland) Statements (version 1.9) and the Selection Criteria Matrix documents provided.

Bidders are required to complete the ESPD in line with the attached ESPD (Scotland) and ESPD (Scotland) Statements. Non completion may result in the application being rejected.

The process that we shall apply to restrict the number of candidates to be invited to tender is as follows:

Statements including the Specific Requirements can be found within the following sections of this Contract Notice:

Sections:

III.1.1;

III.1.2;

III.1.3.

Bidders must pass the minimum standards Sections of the ESPD (Scotland) (version1.9) as follows

Part III (exclusion Grounds) on a PASS/FAIL basis. Bidders must pass the exclusion criteria of Part III.

Bidders will then be scored on the Selection criteria of Part IV as follows.

Question 4B maximum marks to be awarded 25, Question 4C maximum marks to be awarded 55 and Question 4D maximum marks to be awarded 20.

Part IV Section B on a Pass/Fail basis.

In 4B if Bidders have the required turnover for the last 3 years they will be awarded 15 points. If Bidders have the required Liquidity ratios and insurance requirements they will be awarded 5 points for each.

Part IV Section C will be scored on the following basis:

In 4C if Bidders can demonstrate they have 4 projects of relevant experience they will be awarded 5 points for each project.

If their average annual manpower is equal to or greater than 20 they will be awarded 5 points for Lot 1.

If their average annual manpower is equal to or greater than 25 they will be awarded 5 points for Lot 2.

If the number of managerial staff they have is equal to or greater than 5 they will be awarded 5 points for Lot 1.

If the number of managerial staff they have is equal to or greater than 6 they will be awarded 5 points for Lot 2.

If the number of management staff (including admin staff) they have is 16 — 25 % of their overall workforce, they will be awarded 10 points.

If the number of management staff (including admin staff) they have is 10 — 15 % or 26 — 50 % of their overall workforce, they will be awarded 8 points.

If the number of management staff (including admin staff) they have is 5 — 9 % or 51 — 60 % of their overall workforce, they will be awarded 5 points.

If the number of management staff (including admin staff) they have is up to and including 4 % or over 60 % of their overall workforce, they will be awarded 0 points.

If the number of apprentices they employ is 10 % or more of their site based staff, they will be awarded 10 points.

If the number of apprentices they employ is 5 — 9.99 % or more of their site based staff, they will be awarded 7 points.

If the number of apprentices they employ is up to 4.99 % or more of their site based staff, they will be awarded 3 points.

If the number of apprentices they employ is 0 % of their site based staff, they will be awarded 0 points.

If Bidders can demonstrate they have the relevant tools, plant and technical equipment they will be awarded 5 points.

Part IV Section D on a Pass/Fail basis.

In 4D if Bidders have the required Health and Safety procedures in place they will be awarded 15 points. If Bidders have the required Environmental Management systems in place they will be awarded 5 points.

It is envisaged that the eight highest scoring bidders will be invited to submit tenders on each Lot.

Bidders should note that the Selection Criteria Matrix is for transparency/information purposes only and does not need to be completed and or returned.

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:

New Housing 2 000 000 GBP to 4 000 000 GBP

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM71
Main site or place of performance:

Angus, Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Framework for Various New Build Housing projects in Angus between 2 000 000 GBP and 4 000 000 GBP in value.

Each project will comprise the Construction of New Build Housing including associated access roads, external works and services including gardens, communal landscaping and car parking.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Management and Supervision / Weighting: 7 %
Quality criterion - Name: Resources / Weighting: 7 %
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and Performance / Weighting: 7 %
Quality criterion - Name: Community Benefits / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Fair work practices / Weighting: 4 %
Price - Weighting: 70 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 42
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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:

This procurement will be conducted through the use of the Restricted Procedure.

All queries about this procurement must be made through the PCS messaging system.

Bidders are required to make reference to the ESPD (Scotland) (version 1.9); ESPD (Scotland) Statements (version 1.9) and the Selection

Criteria Matrix documents provided.

Bidders are required to complete the ESPD in line with the attached ESPD (Scotland) and ESPD (Scotland) Statements. Non completion

may result in the application being rejected.

The process that we shall apply to restrict the number of candidates to be invited to tender is as follows:

Statements including the Specific Requirements can be found within the following sections of this Contract Notice:

Sections:

III.1.1;

III.1.2;

III.1.3.

Bidders must pass the minimum standards Sections of the ESPD (Scotland) (version1.9) as follows Part III (exclusion Grounds) on a Pass/Fail basis. Bidders must pass the exclusion criteria of Part III.

Bidders will then be scored on the Selection criteria of Part IV as follows.

Question 4B maximum marks to be awarded 25, Question 4C maximum marks to be awarded 55 and Question 4D maximum marks to be awarded 20.

Part IV Section B on a Pass/Fail basis.

In 4B if Bidders have the required turnover for the last 3 years they will be awarded 15 points. If Bidders have the required Liquidity ratios and insurance requirements they will be awarded 5 points for each.

Part IV Section C will be scored on the following basis:

In 4C if Bidders can demonstrate they have 4 projects of relevant experience they will be awarded 5 points for each project.

If their average annual manpower is equal to or greater than 20 they will be awarded 5 points for Lot 1.

If their average annual manpower is equal to or greater than 25 they will be awarded 5 points for Lot 2.

If the number of managerial staff they have is equal to or greater than 5 they will be awarded 5 points for Lot 1.

If the number of managerial staff they have is equal to or greater than 6 they will be awarded 5 points for Lot 2.

If the number of management staff (including admin staff) they have is 16 — 25 % of their overall workforce, they will be awarded 10 points.

If the number of management staff (including admin staff) they have is 10 — 15 % or 26 — 50 % of their overall workforce, they will be awarded 8 points.

If the number of management staff (including admin staff) they have is 5 — 9 % or 51 — 60 % of their overall workforce, they will be awarded 5 points.

If the number of management staff (including admin staff) they have is up to and including 4 % or over 60 % of their overall workforce, they will be awarded 0 points.

If the number of apprentices they employ is 10 % or more of their site based staff, they will be awarded 10 points.

If the number of apprentices they employ is 5 — 9.99 % or more of their site based staff, they will be awarded 7 points.

If the number of apprentices they employ is up to 4.99 % or more of their site based staff, they will be awarded 3 points.

If the number of apprentices they employ is 0 % of their site based staff, they will be awarded 0 points.

If Bidders can demonstrate they have the relevant tools, plant and technical equipment they will be awarded 5 points.

Part IV Section D on a Pass/Fail basis.

In 4D if Bidders have the required Health and Safety procedures in place they will be awarded 15 points. If Bidders have the required Environmental Management systems in place they will be awarded 5 points.

It is envisaged that the eight highest scoring bidders will be invited to submit tenders on each Lot.

Bidders should note that the Selection Criteria Matrix is for transparency/information purposes only and does not need to be completed and or returned.

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:

4A.1 Bidders to provide a certificate from the Registrar of Companies (Companies House) stating that they are certified as incorporated or registered.

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

4B.1.2 Bidders will be required to have an average yearly turnover of a minimum of 4 000 000 GBP for the last 3 years if they are applying for Lot 1. Bidders will be required to have an average yearly turnover of a minimum of 8 000 000 GBP for the last 3 years if they are applying for both Lots 1 and 2 or Lot 2 only.

4B.4 Bidders will be required to demonstrate a Liquidity Ratio of no less than 0.70 based on the most recent accounts for a full financial year.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

4B.5.1 It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence 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 = 5 000 000 GBP;

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 2 000 000 GBP;

Product Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

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

4C.1 Bidders will be required to provide examples of works carried out in the past five years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the work as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice.

Up to four relevant projects are required. Projects should be new build housing/social housing of values ranging from 500 000 GBP upwards for Lot 1 or ranging from 1 500 000 GBP upwards if applying for both Lots 1 and 2 or Lot 2 only.

4C.8.1&2 Bidders will be required to confirm their average annual manpower including managerial staff and admin staff for the last 3 years.

Bidders will be required to confirm their average annual manpower including managerial staff and admin staff for the last 3 years.

Bidders will be required to confirm their and the number of managerial staff and admin staff for the last 3 years.

The selection process will also consider the ratio of management to workforce and the ratio of apprentices to site based staff.

The successful Contractor will ultimately be required to provide a Community Benefits Plan and a Community Benefits Method Statement.

Bidders are requested to indicate in their submission the number of apprentices they currently employ in relation to the number of site based staff.

4C.9 Bidders will be required to demonstrate that they have (or have access to) the relevant tools, plant or technical equipment to deliver

the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4 in the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice.

4C.10 Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract.

4D.1 Health & Safety Standards as ESPD.

4D.2 Environmental Management Systems as ESPD.

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

Refer to main ITT including sub-contracting.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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: 8
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: 12/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 02/11/2017
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: 3 (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:

All Contractors appointed to the Framework (Lots 1 and/or 2) will be invited to tender for mini-competitions for Lots 1 and/or 2.

Mini-competitions issued through the Framework may use a range of contract options from full design with full bills of quantities to Design and Build contracts.

Performance indicators will be in place on each contract and will be used to assess the quality of service provided. Contractors not meeting the required levels may be excluded from future mini-competitions.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=504128

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

Sub-contracting will be dealt with as part of the main ITT documents

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:

The successful Contractor will be required to provide a Community Benefits Plan and a Community Benefits Method Statement. Bidders.

are requested to indicate in their submission the number of apprentices they currently employ in relation to the number of site based staff.

(SC Ref:504128).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Angus Council
Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park
Forfar
DD8 1AX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3452777778

Internet address:http://www.angus.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:
27/07/2017