United Kingdom-London: Construction work for highways, roads
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/homes-england
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/homes-england
Section II: Object
Northern Arc Development, Burgess Hill — Eastern Link Road and Bridge Infrastructure Works
The Northern Arc, Burgess Hill project comprises a mixed use development scheme (200 hectare greenfield site — to the North of Burgess Hill) to provide approximately 3 040 residential dwellings with supporting education, healthcare, community, employment and retail facilities.
This work package is the first infrastructure Infrastructure Contract package to be let by Homes England and covers the detailed design and construction delivery of approximately 700 m of single carriageway link road with a corridor width ranging from 13 m to 19 m and a single span road bridge over an existing water course.
The new link road will tie into Isaacs Lane to the west via a junction and to a continuation of the link road approximately 50 m east of the new bridge to the east (to be designed and constructed by others).
This procurement requirement is based on an OJEU Restricted Procedure contract let for the procurement of a Design and Build Contractor via an NEC3 ECC Option A Design and Build contract.
The works involve the design and construction delivery of a new link road (varying width and approximately 700 m in length) and the installation of a new associated road bridge over an existing watercourse.
The works will include the detailed design of the scheme and the securing of all technical consents related to the approving authorities (not including planning).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Contract is to be NEC3 ECC Option A — Design and Build
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The opportunity can be accessed via Home England’s e-Tendering system. Tenderers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through our e-Tendering system. If not already registered, candidates should register at https://procontract.due-north.com/Login
All discussions, meetings, and communications will be conducted in English.
The contract will be subject to English law. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in GBP and all payments under the contract will be made in GBP.
This procurement and award are subject to the transparency arrangements being adopted by the UK Government. These arrangements include the publication of tender documentation issued by Homes England and our contract with the supplier.
Bidders should highlight any areas they consider commercially sensitive in order for Homes England to be able to honour our transparency obligations without undermining the bidder's commercial interests.
Candidates are advised that Homes England is subject to the freedom of information Act 2000 (“The Act”). If a candidate considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement procedure should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidential or otherwise, they must, when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information they do not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. Homes England shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to the act which relates to the information provided by the interested party. Please note, it is insufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response.
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All dates in this notice are indicative and may be amended.
The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to consider the decision and highlight any errors in the award process. Such appeals should be addressed to the contact in I.1. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No. 5) and any amendments thereon provide for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and the intention to take action brought to the attention of the contracting authority to enable suspension of award proceedings.