United Kingdom-Epping: Construction consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/
Section II: Object
EFDC Council House Building Programme — Consultant Framework
The Authority is seeking to procure 2 “Single Provider Frameworks" comprising a multi-disciplinary design team (MDDT) (Lot 1) & Employer’s Agent & Cost Consultant (Lot 2) to support the delivery of the Authority’s “Council House Building Programme” (CHBP). Consultants will be expected to work as part of an integrated project team to deliver the programme. The estimated construction value over the duration of the framework is GBP 20 000 000 and the value of services GBP 3 000 000. However, this may increase if other authorities access the Framework. This is reflected at II.1.5.
Tenderers may apply for one lot only. This rule also applies to organisations with subsidiary companies, insofar as, only one company within a group of companies may bid for one lot only.
Lot 1: Multi-Disciplinary Design Team
The Authority is seeking a Multi-Disciplinary Design Team (MDDT) that will fulfil the role of Lead Consultant/Principal Designer on each project called-off under the framework. The Authority reserves the right to adopt either single stage or 2 stage tendering with a further option for novation of the design team to the Contractor. In the case of single stage, the MDDT will provide design services up to the end of RIBA Plan of Work Stage 3 – Outline Design and for two stage, up to the end of RIBA Plan of Work Stage 4 — Technical Design.
Lot 2: Employer's Agent/Cost Consultant
The Authority is seeking an Employer’s Agent/Cost Consultant (EA/CC) on each project called-off under the framework. The EA/CC will provide full Employer’s Agent and Cost Consultancy Services for all RIBA Plan of Work Stages 0-7. Projects will be procured under JCT Design & Build Contract 2016 using either a single or two stage design and build approach.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Applicants will be required to complete a Supplier Questionnaire (SQ) consistent with the provisions of Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended). The minimum requirements that Applicants are required to meet are set out in the SQ. The SQ is available from the address at I.1 and must be returned to that address by the date stipulated in IV.2.2.
Successful Tenderers will be required to meet the Authority's minimum requirements as set out in the procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Epping Forest District Council.
Cameron Consulting, as agents for the Authority will log all tender returns. The Authority has full undisclosed access to the electronic tender portal for audit purposes.
Section VI: Complementary information
The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. The Authority considers that these contracts may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
Applicants should note that the estimated value of the framework as set out in this notice is based on the Authority’s current anticipated requirements. These values may increase if other entities / Social Housing Providers decide to join and call off under the Framework Agreement. The Authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any time and not to proceed with all or part of the framework agreement. The Authority will not, under any circumstance, reimburse any expense incurred by Applicants or any third parties in preparing their SQ or tender submissions.
The framework agreement will be open to use by the following organisations:
— Epping Forest District Council,
— Any Social Housing Provider operating in UK Regions: London, East and South East. “Social Housing Provider” for this purpose means any provider of social housing including, without limitation, any Registered Provider (as defined in the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 and registered with Homes England (or its successor body)), local authorities and Arms Length Management Organisations. A list of current Registered Providers can be found by visiting https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing
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GO Reference: GO-2018122-PRO-11772796.
In accordance with Regulations 92 to 104 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended), the Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period starting from the date when the contract award was notified to bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with a information in the “Award Decision Notice” at the start of the standstill period including details of their bid in relation to the winning bid comprising the reasons for the decision, the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender, the score of the economic operators and the name of the economic operator to be awarded the contract. Tenderers have a right of appeal provided for within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended). Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England & Wales.