United Kingdom-Aberdee: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.langstane-ha.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA29943
Main address: www.castlehillha.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA12562
Main address: http://www.grampianhousing.co.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA14462
Section II: Object
Framework for Construction Professional Services
The Housing Associations wish to establish a Framework of suitably qualified and experienced Architects, QSs, Structural Engineers and Building Surveyors.
Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray.
Building Surveyors will principally be required to carry out condition surveys of existing properties, assist with major insurance related projects (fire damage, flood damage etc – preparation of schedules of work and undertaking minor works tendering) and prepare dilapidation surveys etc.
Evidence of relevant experience — 75 %.
Education and qualifications — 10 %.
Resources — 10 %.
Quality assurance 5 %.
The final Quality/Price ratio and Quality criteria will be as per the Invitation to Tender instructions. Any quantities or values referred to in this notice, or related documents, are estimates only. There is no guarantee of any work under this Framework.
The QS work will mostly relate to planned / cyclical maintenance programmes (kitchen & bathroom replacements, window replacements, heating upgrades, roof and render works etc), assistance with tendering and administering works contracts, and minor works such as disabled adaptations, including schedules of work and planning documentation.
Quality assurance — 5 %.
Structural Engineers will assist principally assist with structural issues, drainage issues or civil works (road surfacing etc) arising in existing properties as well as any relevant matters pertaining to new housing.
Evidence of relevant experience 75 %.
Education and qualifications 10 %.
Resources 10 %.
Quality assurance 10 %.
The final Quality/Price ratio and quality criteria will be as per the Invitation to Tender instructions. Any quantities or values referred to in this notice, or related documents, are estimates only. There is no guarantee of any work under this Framework.
In 2016 the Scottish Government pledged GJBP 3 000 000 000 towards the delivery of 50 000 new homes by 2021, 35 000 of which are to be for the social rented sector. The Housing Associations have active development programmes, with aspirations to develop up to 1 200 properties over the next 5 years to contribute to the delivery of the 50 000 homes target. Around half of these 1 200 properties will have incumbent design team consultants and are outwith the scope of this Framework.
The Housing Associations wish to procure the services of design team consultants who can assist them in providing thoughtfully designed, sustainable, high quality homes with low maintenance requirements over their lifetime.
Having the framework in place will allow the Housing Associations to respond quickly to opportunities to develop, whether that be through the traditional route of purchasing land and developing it, or through partnership working with house-builders or private developers.
Education and Professional Qualifications 10 %.
QA 10 %.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Consultants must be professionally qualified.
There are no requirements relating to financial standing.
This service pertains to qualified Architect, QS, Structural Engineers and Building Surveyor services.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Please note that any quantities and values stated in this contract notice, and in the documents attached, are estimates only and there is no guarantee of any work under this Framework.
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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.
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:
The community benefits requirement will be proportionate to the amount of business received under the Framework. Tenderers will have the opportunity to select the community benefits that they would like to provide. This will be a scored question (award criteria) at the Invitation to Tender stage of this procurement process.
Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=531921.