Works - 329717-2017

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United Kingdom-Watford: Construction work

2017/S 160-329717

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Watford Community Housing Trust
59 Clarendon Road
Watford
WD17 1LA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Fiona Lowe
Telephone: +44 1707339800
E-mail: fiona@echelonconsultancy.co.uk
NUTS code: UKJ

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.wcht.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/45191

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=21163&B=ECHELON
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=21163&B=ECHELON
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

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

Procurement of 6 Frameworks to deliver development and related services.

Reference number: Ech 814
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

WCHT is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver works and services under 6 Frameworks comprising: Development Projects — 0-4 000 000 GBP (Lot 1); Development Projects — 3 000 000+ GBP (Lot 2); Employer's Agent (Lot 3); Architect (Lot 4); Principal Designer (Lot 5); Transport and Highways Planning Consultant (Lot 6).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 172 000 000.00 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:

Lot 1 — Development Contractor (0-4 000 000 GBP)

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
45211100
45211200
45211300
45211341
45211350
71000000
71200000
71210000
71220000
71221000
71311210
71317200
71317210
71500000
71540000
71541000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Watford and surrounding area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Procurement of a Framework to deliver individual development projects of a value up to 0-4 000 000 GBP. The framework will be awarded to a maximum of 5 providers. Works will be called off either through mini-competition or direct selection. The current development pipeline is provided in Appendix 28 of the ITT.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 120 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As stated in the Invitation to Tender document.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Watford Community Housing reserves the right to award works that fall between the value of the Lots 1 and 2 (i.e. 4 000 000 GBP and 3 000 000 GBP) based on the capacity and workload within each Lot.

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:

Lot 2 — Development Contractor (3 000 000+ GBP)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
45211100
45211200
45211300
45211341
45211350
71000000
71200000
71210000
71220000
71221000
71311210
71317200
71317210
71500000
71540000
71541000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Watford and surrounding area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Procurement of a Framework to deliver development projects worth a value of 3 000 000+ GBP. The framework will be awarded to a maximum of 5 providers. Works will be called off either through mini-competition or direct selection.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 80 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As stated in the Invitation to Tender document.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Watford Community Housing reserves the right to award works that fall between the value of the Lots 1 and 2 (i.e. 4 000 000 GBP and 3 000 000 GBP) based on the capacity and workload within each Lot.

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:

Lot 3 — Employer's Agent

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
45211100
45211200
45211300
45211341
45211350
71000000
71200000
71210000
71220000
71221000
71311210
71317200
71317210
71500000
71540000
71541000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Watford and surrounding area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Procurement of a Framework for the provision of Employer's Agent services. The framework will be awarded to a maximum of 5 providers. Services will be called off either through mini-competition or direct selection. The current development pipeline is provided in Appendix 28 of the ITT.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As stated in the Invitation to Tender document.

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:

Lot 4 — Architect

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
45211100
45211200
45211300
45211341
45211350
71000000
71200000
71210000
71220000
71221000
71311210
71317200
71317210
71500000
71540000
71541000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Watford and surrounding area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Procurement of a Framework for the provision of Architect services. The framework will be awarded to a maximum of 5 providers. Services will be called off either through mini-competition or direct selection. The current development pipeline is provided in Appendix 28 of the ITT.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As stated in the Invitation to Tender document.

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:

Lot 5 — Principal Designer

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
45211100
45211200
45211300
45211341
45211350
71000000
71200000
71210000
71220000
71221000
71311210
71317200
71317210
71500000
71540000
71541000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Watford and surrounding area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Procurement of a Framework for the provision of Principal Designer services. The framework will be awarded to a maximum of 3 providers. Services will be called off either through mini-competition or direct selection. The current development pipeline is provided in Appendix 28 of the ITT.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As stated in the Invitation to Tender document.

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:

Lot 6 — Transport and Highways Planning Consultant

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
45211100
45211200
45211300
45211341
45211350
71000000
71200000
71210000
71220000
71221000
71311210
71317200
71317210
71500000
71540000
71541000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Watford and surrounding area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Procurement of a Framework for the provision of Transport and Highways Planning Consultancy Services. The framework will be awarded to a maximum of 1 provider and as such all services will be awarded by direct selection. The current development pipeline is provided in Appendix 28 of the ITT.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 1
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As stated in the Invitation to Tender document.

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:

As set out in the Invitation to Tender.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As set out in the Invitation to Tender.

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: 24
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: no
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: 22/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 02/10/2017
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: 6 (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 following organisations will be able to ‘call off’ contracts under the Framework Agreement:

(i) Watford Community Housing Trust (‘the Trust’);

(ii) any entity within the same group of companies as the Trust from time to time;

(iii) any entity or joint venture company that the Trust or any other member of its group holds an interest in from time to time;

(iv) Other Social Housing Providers in the UK (both those that are in existence now and those that may be in existence in the future) and any members of their supply chain including direct labour organisations and suppliers. ‘Social Housing Provider’ for this purpose means any provider of social housing and includes, without limitation, registered housing providers, local authorities and ALMOs. A list of the current Social Housing Providers can be found by visiting: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

(v) National, Regional and Local Health Authorities in the UK including NHS Trusts, and any organisation providing a service to these bodies;

(vi) Local and Regional Authorities in the UK (including any arms length organisations or service providers working on their behalf) delivering any public or private sector construction related projects including housing, education, highways and infrastructure work; and

(vii) Service providers delivering services to any other Government Agency in the UK including the Ministry of Defence and Highways Agency.

Bidders should note that none of the organisations referred to in paragraphs (i) to (vii) above shall be under any obligation to use the Framework Agreement.

Bidders should note that the estimated Lot values set out in this Notice are an estimate only, and may increase depending on the number of organisations that decide to use and call off contracts under the Framework Agreement during its term.

The Trust reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with all or part of the Framework Agreement at any stage of the procurement process. The Trust shall not in any circumstances reimburse any expense incurred by bidders in preparing their SQ or tender submissions for the Framework Agreement.

Bidders should note that the estimated Lot values set out in this Notice are an estimate only and are based on Watford Community Housing Trust's anticipated requirements. These values may increase depending on the number of other organisations that decide to use and call off contracts under the Framework Agreement during its term.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of England and Wales
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
High Court of England and Wales
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Regulation 55, 87 and Chapter 6 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2AS
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22/08/2017