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United Kingdom-Livingston: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.westlothian.gov.uk/article/2468/Contract-Opportunities
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00140
Section II: Object
WLC Trades Contractors Framework.
WLC wish to set up a framework for trades contractors to supplement their Building Services department. This will be split into 14 trade lots. Tenders may be submitted for individual or all lots.
Estimated values of works are based on full four year framework and value of works not guaranteed.
Bricklayer and Stone work
West Lothian Council Properties.
Framework of Bricklayer and Stone work Contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs.
Potential one year extension available depending on level of spend and performance.
It may be required for contractors to carry out works not listed in the National Schedule of Rates in the tender. Prices for this work will be agreed in advance and any applicable rates will be fixed for future requirements.
Framework of Suspended Ceiling Contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs to include all types of suspended ceiling and associated electrical work.
Roughcaster and Render
Framework of Roughcaster and Render Contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs.
Framework of Preservation Contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs to include surveying and remedial repairs to due damp.
West Lothian Council properties.
Framework of plumbing contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs.
Framework of Plastering Contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs.
Framework of Painting and Decorating Contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs.
Framework of Minor Civils Contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs to include excavation /foundation /ramps/ paths/kerbing/tarmac/paving.
Framework of Joinery Contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs.
Framework of electrical contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs.
Glazing — Supply and install
Framework of glazing installation contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs.
Wall and Floor Tiling
Framework of tiling contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs.
Framework of Flooring Contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs to include vinyl/gym hall vinyl/timber/line markings.
Framework of Roofing Contractors for small works, maintenance and reactive repairs to Flat roofing (all)/pitch roofing (all)/external plumbing — including Guttering traditional & alu Box/Sedum roofs.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.
Re ESPD question 4B.6 West Lothian Council will use Dun and Bradstreet's DBAi financial reporting system to assess the financial stability of tenderers. Tenderers with a Failure Score of 35 or above on the DBAi system will be deemed to have evidenced satisfactory financial stability. Please note that 35- (minus) will not be considered as having met this criteria. If a tenderer has a Failure Score of less than 35, the tenderer may be required to submit their last three years accounts.
In the event that the tenderer is not required to publish accounts and therefore does not have a Dun & Bradstreet or equivalent rating, tenderers should be able to provide financial accounts when requested. The council will then conduct an analysis of the accounts to ensure that there is no significant financial risk. Please note that if you intend on attaching 2 years accounts, these must include financial data over a 3 year period.
It is recommended that candidates review their own Dun & Bradstreet Score in advance of submitting their tender. If following this review tenderers consider that the Dun & Bradstreet Score does not reflect their current financial status, details of this should be provided, complete with evidence of a good high street credit rating (the equivalent of Dun & Bradstreet score 35) from a recognised credit referencing agency. The council will review any such information as part of the evaluation of Tenderer's financial status.
In the event that a firm does not meet the financial criteria for consideration but has a parent company that does, the firm may still be eligible for consideration where their Tender Submission is supported by a Parent Company Guarantee.
Should after review of the financial evaluation the tenderer fail, then the tender submission may be rejected.
Re ESPD question 4B.5 West Lothian Council request the following insurances as a minimum
Employer's Liability 10 000 000 GBP
Public Liablity 5 000 000 GBP
Professional indemnity 2 000 000 GBP
Contractors All Risks Insurance 250 000 GBP
Valid Motor Vehicle Insurance.
Bidders must be a current member of a recognised trade body/federation/association applicable to each lot
Lot 3 Electrician — current membership of either NICEIC or SELECT or equivalent
RE: ESPD Q4C.1 in the qualification ITT a two examples are requested that indicate your experience for the lot or lots you are applying for. If you are applying for more than one lot 2 examples per lot are required. One A4 page per example.
Re: ESPD Q4D Bidders must hold the certificates or comply with the questions noted in ESPD 4D attached to
Key Performance Indicator Scorecards will be used at the end of each project and contractors monitored on a regular basis on their performance.
Section IV: Procedure
West Lothian Council Civic Centre.
Corporate Procurement Unit via PCS-Tender.
Section VI: Complementary information
If this works well it is anticipated it will be retendered at the end of 4 years.
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
Re: ESPD Q2B, complete information for all company directors, using home address.
TUPE — The incoming Contractor is responsible for obtaining legal and professional advice about relevant TUPE implications.
CONFIDENTIALITY — All information supplied by the Authority must be treated in confidence and not disclosed to third parties except
insofar as this is necessary to obtain sureties or quotations for the purpose of submitting the tender. All information supplied by you to the
Authority will similarly be treated in confidence except:
(i) for any information required to be disclosed or otherwise provided by the Authority to any person in order to comply with the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and any codes of practice applicable from time to time relating to access to public authorities' information.
The Tenderer shall co-operate, facilitate, support and assist the Authority in the provision of this information. In the event the Authority is required to provide information to any person as a result of a request made to it under such Act and/or codes, the Authority shall adhere to the requirements of such Act and/or codes in disclosing information relating to this Agreement, the Project documents and the Contractor.
(ii) that references may be sought from banks, existing or past clients, or other referees submitted by the tenderers;
(iii) for the disclosure of such information with regard to the outcome of the procurement process as may be required to be published in the
Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union in accordance with EU directives or elsewhere in accordance with the requirements of UK government policy on the disclosure of information relating to government contracts.
Figures noted against lots are indicative only of spend over 4 years.
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is Project 7500 ITT 16508 (Qualification). For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363
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:
Community Benefits proposals will not form part of the award criteria and will not be evaluated but will be contractual obligations. For further procurement information visit the link below. http://www.westlothian.gov.uk/article/2023/Doing-Business-With-The-Council.