United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.trustha.org.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11262
Section II: Object
New Build Extra Care Housing at Todlaw, Duns, Scottish Borders — Contractor Selection.
Contractor selection for works comprising of the design and construction of 30 Extra Care Flats with common facilities and 19 Elderly Bungalows at Todlaw, Duns, Scottish Borders.
Todlaw, Duns, Scottish Borders, Scotland.
Contractor selection for the design and construction of 30 Extra Care flats with common facilities and 19 elderly bungalows at Todlaw, Duns, Scottish Borders.
Stage 1 — Compliance/quality assessment with compliance based on the European Single Procurement Document (ESPD) — pass/fail (should tenderers fail to meet the compliance criteria their bids will be rejected and no longer be under consideration); quality assessment will be based on the Quality Questionnaire attached.
Stage 2 — The highest scoring tenderers from Stage 1 will be shortlisted to a maximum of 5 tenderers for the issue of Stage 2 tender documents comprising Employer's Requirements (with Appendices) and Contract Sum Analysis. The most economically advantageous tender received will be taken forward as the Developer/Contractor for the project. Negotiations will take place as the design develops to full building warrant and construction stage. At construction stage a firm price for the contract will be agreed with the developer/contractor appointed to deliver the project on a full design and build basis.
Stage 1 tender process to select contractor tenderers for Stage 2.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Refer to ESPD and ITT documents
Part II: Information concerning the bidder
Part III: Exclusion criteria
Part IV: 4A.1: Suitability — The bidder must provide main contractor and subcontractors company number and evidence of membership and accreditations of relevant trade or professional bodies.
Part IV: 4B.2.1 to 4B.6.1: Economic and Financial Standing — The bidder must complete as detailed.
Part IV: 4C.1: Technical and Professional Ability — The bidder to complete as detailed.
Part IV: 4D.1 and 4D.2 — The bidder to complete as detailed.
Part V: Concluding Statements — The bidder to complete as detailed.
Refer to ESPD and ITT documents.
4A.1: The bidder to complete as detailed.
4B.2: The bidder will require to have an average annual turnover of 20 000 000 GBP for the last 3 years.
4B.3: The bidder to complete as detailed.
4B.4: The bidder to provide current ratio (acceptable 1:1 or greater — current assets divided by current liabilities) and gearing ratio (acceptable up to 50 % — long term debt divided by working capital plus reserves).
4B.5.1: It is a requirement of this contract that the bidders hold, or can commit to hold, the types of insurance prior to award:-
a) Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance — 10 000 000 GBP
b) Public Liability Insurance — 10 000 000 GBP
c) Professional Indemnity Insurance — 10 000 000 GBP
d) Contractor's All-Risks Insurance — 10 000 000 GBP.
Provide examples of works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that you have experience to deliver the works as described.
Bidders must be experienced in and demonstrate all of the following criteria to gain a pass:
1 Low and medium rise flatted construction with ancillary support accommodation;
2 Affordable housing for rent;
3 Extra care housing or similar supported housing projects;
4 Relevant scale (40 to 60 housing units).
Please complete the Quality Questionnaire.
The contractor or any subcontractor are required to be a Living Wage Employer.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Please Refer to All Supporting Documents including Invitation to Tender and Appendices.
The bidder to detail any applicable divergences from the ITT.
Bidders to allow adequate time to upload documents and issue electronic response to avoid any last minute problems — late bids will not be accepted.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=520172
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
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:
Successful bidder will be required to employ at least 2 apprentices during the term of the contract. They should be obtained by working with Scottish Borders Social Enterprise Chamber.
Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=520172