Works - 521512-2019

05/11/2019    S213    Works - Contract notice - Competitive procedure with negotiation 

United Kingdom-London: Construction work

2019/S 213-521512

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: North London Waste Authority
Postal address: Unit 1b Berol House, 25 Ashley Road, Tottenham Hale
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI43
Postal code: N17 9LJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: nlhppprocurement@nlwa.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2084895867

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.nlwa.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nlwa/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nlwa/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Environment

Section II: Object

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

EcoPark South Construction Works for the North London Heat and Power Project (NLHPP)

Reference number: NLHPP00000020
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

North London Waste Authority (the Authority) is seeking a contractor to design and construct the following works at the Edmonton EcoPark:

(i) a resource recovery facility incorporating a recycling and fuel preparation facility and a reuse and recycling centre and associated works;

(ii) a building to be known as EcoPark House comprising of a visitor, community and education centre for the wider community, office accommodation and a boat canopy and associated works;

(iii) laying and installation of new utilities and services to the resource recovery facility and EcoPark House;

(iv) roads and hardstanding; and

(v) landscaping.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 106 640 000.00 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)
45210000
45350000
45214800
45222000
45232450
45220000
45113000
45222100
45400000
45223110
45213270
45111000
45223100
45232470
45112000
45233120
45233161
45223000
45100000
45260000
45221117
45213250
71000000
45300000
45112700
45112500
45222110
45230000
45232431
45200000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI54
Main site or place of performance:

Edmonton, N18 3AG.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North London Waste Authority (the Authority) is seeking a contractor to design and construct the following works:

(i) a resource recovery facility (RRF) incorporating a reuse and recycling centre and associated works. It includes design and construction of the following: recycling and fuel preparation facility (RFPF), a reuse and recycling centre (RRC), offices, and staff and visitor welfare facilities, odour abatement and dust suppression plant and equipment, fire control water tanks and pump house and equipment, surface water pumps, pipework and attenuation tanks, disabled parking, vehicle and cycle and pedestrian routes and weighbridges, landscaping;

(ii) a building to be known as EcoPark House comprising of a visitor, community and education centre for the wider community, office accommodation, a boat canopy and associated works including drainage, earthworks, fencing and lighting, and clearance of the wharf;

(iii) works to the existing utilities relating to the RRF and EcoPark House, laying and installation of new utilities and groundworks. These works include the relocation or decommissioning of existing and the laying of new pipes, cables and systems for portable water, wastewater, surface water, foul water, process water, electricity, gas, and CCTV, telecoms and data. It further includes 11kV ring main ducting and cabling;

(iv) other roads and hardstanding; and

(v) landscaping.

Further details of the required works are set out in the procurement documents (available at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nlwa/). The Memorandum of information provides background information on the Authority and the North London Heat and Power Project (NLHPP). The works are on the critical path for the delivery of the NLHPP for the development of a replacement energy recovery facility and associated works at the Edmonton EcoPark pursuant to a development consent order (The North London Heat and Power Generating Station Order (2017/215) as amended) granted to the Authority on 24.2.2017. The site for the Works, Edmonton EcoPark, is an operational waste management site where London Energy Ltd, a private company wholly owned by the Authority, operates an existing Energy from Waste (EfW) facility. Normal operation of the EfW facility is to be maintained at all times during the construction.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 106 640 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 25
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The Authority will invite to tender the highest scoring applicants on the basis of the selection criteria set out in the procurement documents.

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

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Responses will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Please see the procurement documents for further information.

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:

The Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security. Tenderers should note that the contract includes a term requiring the successful tenderer to pay (and procure that its subcontractors pay) at least the London Living Wage to personnel working primarily at the site of the works. Tenderers should also note that the contract includes a term requiring the successful tenderer to provide a minimum of twenty (20) new apprenticeships, either as part of the successful tenderer's own corporate apprenticeship scheme or through a construction industry shared apprenticeship scheme. A contractual provision is also included to require the successful tenderer to provide twelve separate on-site skills training weeks to 5 different trainees each week.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 186-451540
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/12/2019
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 13/01/2020
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: 6 (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
VI.3)Additional information:

I.3): The selection questionnaire and appended memorandum of information together with the draft Invitation to Submit Initial Tenders (ISIT) (including the contract and other ISIT Annexes) and the draft Invitation to Submit Final Tenders (ISFT) (including ISFT Annexures) are available. The envisaged timetable is set out in the selection questionnaire.

II.2.5): the quality and price award criteria and sub-criteria and associated weightings are set out in the ISIT.

II.2.7): The stated duration of the contract does not include the defects rectification period which will be 12 months after the construction period.

III.1.1): tenderers should note that the contract is the NEC4 Option C contract with secondary option clause X22. As such it contains provisions for early contractor involvement and the works and services to be performed under the contract shall be split into 2 stages. Stage 1 will provide an opportunity for the successful tenderer to develop designs for the works in conjunction with the Authority. On the successful completion of the stage 1 activities and the agreement of prices for Stage 2, the Authority intends to (but is not bound to) instruct the successful tenderer to proceed to stage 2 which comprises design finalisation and construction of the works. Where the stage 1 activities are not successfully completed or the stage 2 prices are not agreed, the Stage 2 works and services shall be removed from the contract and the completion of stage 1 shall mark the completion of the activities to be performed under the contract. Both stages will (to the extent that the successful tenderer is instructed to proceed to stage 2) be performed under the same Contract.

III.1.3): tenderers should note that the Authority is requesting references to support certain responses to the selection questionnaire. Further details are set out in the selection questionnaire. Tenderers should note that the Authority intends to publish details of any contract awarded in accordance with the UK Government transparency policy, subject to possible redactions at the discretion of the Authority. The Authority reserves the right not to award the contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by the publication of this notice; and to make changes as it deems fit to the content and structure of the competition whilst ensuring compliance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) and the EU Directives; and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by tenderers. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this notice, the procurement documents or in an acceptance of a tender by the authority shall be construed as an agreement by the Authority to enter into the contract with the successful tenderer. Details of the conditions relating to submission of selection questionnaires, tenders, conduct of the procurement process, award of contract and contract conditions are set out in the selection questionnaire and other procurement documents which are available at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nlwa/

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: North London Waste Authority
Postal address: Unit 1b Berol Houes, 25 Ashley Road, Tottenham Hale
Town: London
Postal code: N17 9LJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: nlhppprocurement@nlwa.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2084895867

Internet address: www.nlwa.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
31/10/2019