United Kingdom-Belfast: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.choice-housing.org/
Section II: Object
Main Contractor at 8 Longlands Avenue, Newtownabbey.
The Association wishes to procure a Main Contractor to undertake the construction of a new build scheme at 8 Longlands Avenue, to create a social housing scheme with a proposed mix of accommodation as follows:
— 6No. 5 person 3 bedroom Houses
— 4No. 3 person 2 bedroom Houses
— 6No. 4 person 2 bedroom Apartments.
Total 16 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 provision of a proposed development of 16 new build social housing units at 8 Longlands Avenue, Newtownabbey. The proposed mix is:
— 6 No. 5 person 3 bedroom General Needs Houses
— 4 No. 3 person 2 bedroom General Needs Houses
— 6 No. 3 person 2 bedroom General Needs Apartments in a three-storey block (to include a lift).
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 current Planning Application.
The site is a 0.33 Ha brownfield site in a mainly residential area, currently occupied by a derelict warehouse, however it will be cleared prior to the contract commencing. 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.