Works - 474456-2017

28/11/2017    S228    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Durham: Hire of construction and civil engineering machinery and equipment with operator

2017/S 228-474456

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall
Durham
DH1 5UL
United Kingdom
Contact person: karen.ellison
E-mail: karen.ellison@durham.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC14

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.durham.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.nepo.org

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.nepo.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.nepo.org
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Framework For the provision of Civil Engineering Works.

Reference number: DN310363
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45500000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Framework for the provision of civil engineering works which includes, but is not limited to, the provision of general civil engineering works which could range from:

— Construction of footpath, cycle ways and car parks

— Flood alleviation and drainage schemes

— Bridges and structural works

— Road and footpath repair and reinstatement works

— New highway construction schemes

— Construction of roundabouts on existing highways

— Alterations, signalling or widening of existing highways

— Road safety engineering schemes

All the above could include kerbing, replacement of gullies, installation of new drainage, paving works using blocks or flags, fencing, wooden and metal, brickwork and general civil operations

All the above could include kerbing, replacement of gullies, installation of new drainage, paving works using blocks or flags, fencing, wooden and metal, brickwork and general civil works.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC14
Main site or place of performance:

County Durham.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The proposed Framework Agreement includes, but is not limited to, the provision of general civil engineering works which could range from:

— Construction of footpath, cycle ways and car parks

— Flood alleviation and drainage schemes

— Bridges and structural works

— Road and footpath repair and reinstatement works

— New highway construction schemes

— Construction of roundabouts on existing highways

— Alterations, signalling or widening of existing highways

— Road safety engineering schemes

All the above could include kerbing, replacement of gullies, installation of new drainage, paving works using blocks or flags, fencing, wooden and metal, brickwork and general civil operations

All the above could include kerbing, replacement of gullies, installation of new drainage, paving works using blocks or flags, fencing, wooden and metal, brickwork and general civil.

All ‘call-off’ contracts will be based on the Terms and Conditions detailed in this Schedule and the tender responses submitted by each Bidder during the formal tender process.

The Council makes no guarantee that they will be awarded any contract and no guarantee is made in respect of any volume of work under any such agreements, or in aggregate under the Framework Agreement.

This procurement exercise is for the implementation of a Framework Agreement for the delivery of Civil Engineering Works valued between 50 000 GBP and 500 000 GBP on behalf of Durham County Council (‘The Authority’). The main users of the Framework Agreement will be Technical Services, Highway Services Department however the Framework will be available for use by Durham County Council or associated bodies.

Following this tender exercise a maximum number of Six bidders who achieve the highest weighted tender score will be awarded a position on the Framework ranked in order of their scores achieved at tender stage.

For all Call-Off Contracts for Civil Engineering Works which the Council estimates costs will be between 50 000 GBP and 500 000 GBP; a further competition exercise will be undertaken via this Framework. All Contractors awarded a position on the Framework will be invited to take part in each further competition.

Each further competition will be based on a 100 % price evaluation. Each Bidder should understand that the acceptance of a Tender by the Council and the subsequent entry into the Framework Agreement by the Council with a Bidder merely affords the Bidder the opportunity (but not the obligation) to respond to further competition invitations from the Council to enter into project specific Contracts.

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: 25 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

24 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
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

Please note this Tender is being advertised on Durham County Council's E-tendering system. Organisations can register electronically for the documents via http://www.nepoportal.org/ Then access the supplier's area, select Durham and input: DN310363.

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
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:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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: 6
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: 15/01/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 22/01/2018
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: 3 (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
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Durham County Council
Durham
DH1 5UL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24/11/2017