United Kingdom-Belfast: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.choice-housing.org/
Section II: Object
Main Contractor at Altigarron Court, Belfast.
The Association wishes to procure a Main Contractor to undertake the demolition of the existing building and construction of a new build supported housing scheme at Altigarron Court, to create a proposed mix of accommodation as follows:
— 10No. 1 person 1 bedroom self-contained supported housing apartments
— 1No. 4 bedroom, shared supported housing unit
— Associated staff and communal facilities
Total: 14 units
This scheme has been programmed to commence on site within the 2017/18 financial year. A Planning Application has been submitted by the Vendor for the above mix and completion of the site purchase will only occur on receipt of satisfactory Planning Approval.
The contract is for the demolition of an existing single storey social housing scheme and construction of a proposed development of 14 new build social housing units at Altigarron Court, 6 Westrock Gardens, Belfast. The proposed mix is:
— 10 No. 1 person 1 bedroom supported housing apartments in a two-storey block (to include a lift).
— 1 No. 4 bedroom, shared, supported housing unit.
— Staff and associated communal facilities.
The proposed development will include associated vehicle and pedestrian access and car parking spaces.
Please note this mix is subject to change, based on the outcome of a Planning Application.
The site which measures approximately 0.53 Acres, is located in a predominately residential area and is currently occupied by an existing single storey supported housing scheme. Site surveys are still to be undertaken. The contractor will be responsible for all services etc. to develop this site and for providing, prior to completion, the relevant statutory approvals and documentation.
The scheme is to be on site in early 2018. The contract period is anticipated to be 15 months.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
To be detailed in the procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The cost of responding to the pre-qualification package (PQQP) and any subsequent tender information and/or participation exercise in the procurement process generally will be borne solely by the economic operator participating. A Memorandum of Information and pre-qualification questionnaire package (PQQP) is available in respect of the project referred to in Section I) above. Economic operators should note that the Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel this procurement process at any stage. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to the contract award is at the sole risk of the economic operator participating in this procurement process. All discussions and correspondence will be deemed strictly ‘Subject to Contract’ until a formal contract is entered into. The formal contract shall not be binding until it has been signed and dated by the duly authorised representatives of the parties. Any date given in Section IV) above is a best estimate at the time of dispatch. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend any such date. Neither the publication of this Notice nor the employment of any particular terminology or any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intends to hold itself bound by Directive 2014/24/EU (as Amended) as implemented by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.