Works - 89209-2019

26/02/2019    S40    - - Works - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Construction work

2019/S 040-089209

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Essex County Council
County Hall, Market Road
Chelmsford
CM1 1QH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Elizabeth Prior
E-mail: elizabeth.prior@essex.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH3

Internet address(es):

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

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

Major Capital Construction Framework 2

Reference number: 0562
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000 - IA36 - IA01
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Essex County Council (ECC) intends to establish a 4-year Framework Agreement for principal contractors to carry out both design and construction and construction only works primarily on behalf of ECC. The main driver for demand within ECC is the capital programme to expand the number of school places across the county. This programme is valued at 35 000 000–50 000 000 GBP per annum. The Framework Agreement is anticipated to be utilised as a route for all construction projects delivered by ECC (excluding roads and housing).

The intention is that the framework will consist of 3 core lots.

Additionally, the Framework Agreement will be available to other Contracting Authorities within England.

It's intended that the Selection Questionnaire will be released on 13.3.2019, using the PAS 91:2013+A1:2017 questionnaire, with the inclusion of ECC specific questions. A bidders event will be held on April 1st.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 400 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Projects Valued Between 0 and 1 500 000 GBP, batched projects up to 3 000 000 GBP

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI5
NUTS code: UKJ4
NUTS code: UKH1
Main site or place of performance:

Outer London — East and North East, Kent, East Anglia.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Split into a further 2 regional sub-lots: East Essex/West Essex.

Appointment of principal contractors for projects valued between 0 GBP and 1 500 000 GBP, batched projects up to 3 000 000 GBP.

The procurement will be run using the restricted procedure, as detailed in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, based upon 2 stages:

1) Selection Questionnaire (SQ) — The SQ will be based on PAS 91:2013+A1:2017 with the inclusion of ECC specific questions. Responses will be evaluated using the selection criteria set out in the SQ. 12 suppliers in each sub-lot will be shortlisted to the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage;

2) ITT — The 12 shortlisted suppliers in each sub-lot will be invited to submit a tender based on ITT documentation. Responses to the ITT will be evaluated to determine the most economically advantageous tender, based on the award criteria set out in the ITT. It is envisaged that 8 suppliers will be appointed to each sub-lot of the framework (including 3 reserve suppliers).

II.2.14)Additional information

The first stage of the procurement process (i.e. the Selection Questionnaire) will be run on the BiP Delta eSourcing portal https://www.deltaesourcing.com. Potential bidders will need to register on the Delta eSourcing system to access the procurement documentation when it is published. Registration is free of charge. Further information will be provided within the Contract Notice.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Projects valued between 1 000 000 and 4 500 000 GBP, batched projects up to 10 000 000 GBP.

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

East of ENGLAND, London, South East (ENGLAND).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Appointment of principal contractors for projects valued between 1 000 000 GBP and 4 500 000 GBP, batched projects up to 10 000 000 GBP.

The procurement will be run using the restricted procedure, as detailed in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, based upon 2 stages:

1) Selection Questionnaire (SQ) — The SQ will be based on PAS 91:2013+A1:2017 with the inclusion of ECC specific questions. Responses will be evaluated using the selection criteria set out in the SQ. 12 suppliers in each lot will be shortlisted to the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage;

2) ITT — The 12 shortlisted suppliers in each lot will be invited to submit a tender based on ITT documentation. Responses to the ITT will be evaluated to determine the most economically advantageous tender, based on the award criteria set out in the ITT. It is envisaged that 8 suppliers will be appointed to each lot of the framework (including 3 reserve suppliers).

II.2.14)Additional information

The first stage of the procurement process (i.e. the Selection Questionnaire) will be run on the BiP Delta eSourcing portal https://www.deltaesourcing.com. Potential bidders will need to register on the Delta eSourcing system to access the procurement documentation when it is published. Registration is free of charge. Further information will be provided within the Contract Notice.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Projects Valued Over 4 000 000 GBP, Batched Projects to Unlimited Value

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Appointment of principal contractors for projects valued over 4 000 000 GBP, batched projects to unlimited value

The procurement will be run using the restricted procedure, as detailed in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, based upon 2 stages:

1) Selection Questionnaire (SQ) — The SQ will be based on PAS 91:2013+A1:2017 with the inclusion of ECC specific questions. Responses will be evaluated using the selection criteria set out in the SQ. 12 suppliers in each lot will be shortlisted to the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage;

2) ITT — The 12 shortlisted suppliers in each lot will be invited to submit a tender based on ITT documentation. Responses to the ITT will be evaluated to determine the most economically advantageous tender, based on the award criteria set out in the ITT. It is envisaged that 8 suppliers will be appointed to each lot of the framework (including 3 reserve suppliers).

II.2.14)Additional information

The first stage of the procurement process (i.e. the Selection Questionnaire) will be run on the BiP Delta eSourcing portal https://www.deltaesourcing.com. Potential bidders will need to register on the Delta eSourcing system to access the procurement documentation when it is published. Registration is free of charge. Further information will be provided within the Contract Notice.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
12/03/2019

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=357729190

GO reference: GO-2019221-PRO-14143955.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/02/2019