United Kingdom-London: Engineering works and construction works
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk
Section II: Object
Stratford Waterfront Culture and Education Development, the Design and Construction of the Precast Concrete Works for the University of the Arts London, Victoria and Albert Museum and BBC
It is the intention of the London Legacy Development Corporation (“LLDC”) as the Contracting Authority to put in place a contract, with one contractor, for the precast concrete works for the University of the Arts London, Victoria and Albert Museum and BBC buildings at the Stratford Waterfront, culture and education development at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford. The works required include (without limitation) the construction of insulated precast facades, insulated precast cladding, saw tooth roof, roof plant screen, external soffits and balustrades, external stair and lift precast structure. There will also be a requirement (where applicable) for design work to be carried out. More details on the scope will be available in the Works Information within the procurement documents.
Hackney and Newham
See II.1.4 above in respect of scope of the works and please note the following:
1) The form of contract will be the NEC3 (as amended) option A. The contract should be capable of acceptance without amendment but the 5 shortlisted tenderers will be invited to complete and submit the contract comments schedule prior to submitting their initial tender. This will allow those tenderers to propose amendments without which they would be unwilling to submit an initial tender and/or which would significantly and adversely impact on the tenderer’s pricing proposal. The Contracting Authority will review all of the completed contract comments schedules in accordance with the process detailed in the draft invitation to tender and may issue an updated version of the contract. Acceptance of the contract terms and conditions at initial tender submission stage will be pass/fail;
2) Tenderers will be invited to submit an initial tender and will be able to include proposed price qualifications if necessary;
3) The Contracting Authority will review any such qualifications received and may decide on the basis of some or all of these to issue revised works information and invite revised initial bids;
4) The Contracting Authority may also opt to include a negotiation stage and invite final tenders.
Following the supplier qualification stage, 5 applicants, who have met the required SQ technical threshold will receive an invitation to submit an initial tender. (If several applicants are in fifth position with the same score, they will all be invited to tender). The objective criteria for SQ selection will be as detailed in the procurement documents. At ITT stage, tenderers will be required to be contractually compliant, to achieve a technical score of at least 65 % and to meet the minimum requirements stated in the works Information in order to proceed to the commercial evaluation stage. (Note that the technical threshold will be lowered as described in the procurement documents, to ensure that a minimum of 3 tenderers go through to the commercial evaluation stage). The basis of any contract award will then be lowest price. (If 2 tenderers both achieve the lowest price, the Tenderer with the lowest price and the higher technical score will be the winning tenderer). The Contracting Authority can award a contract at initial tender, revised tender or at final tenders stages of the procurement process. If the Contracting Authority opts to invite final tenders, the number of tenderers who will be invited to participate in this final negotiation stage, will be a minimum of 3. Any decision to reduce the number of Tenderers participating in the negotiation stage down to 3 will be based on lowest price. The technical and/or commercial content of the negotiation stage will be described in the Invitation to Negotiate document and explained in meetings.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As set out in the SQ pack, which forms part of the procurement documents.
The successful applicant will be required to be aware of and support the LLDC's environmental stability and socio economic policies as detailed in the contract.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
Applicants have unrestricted access to the selection questionnaire pack, which includes details of the scope, procurement process (including ITT and Initial and final tender award criteria), works and site information, and draft contract terms.
If you already have a login to the London Legacy Development Corporation Award website then you should:
— login to Award,
— select the “Open Registrations” sub-tab,
— select the “Stratford Waterfront culture and education district — precast concrete works for UAL, V&A and BBC” project and confirm that you wish to be included in the tender.
Those applicants who do not have a login to the London Legacy Development Corporation Award should use the following URL to register their interest in the tender:https://award.bravosolution.co.uk/londonlegacy/web/project/182/register. Further instructions for using the Award self-registration can be found in the Award procurement portal website Help pages.
Once you have completed the open or Self registration you will be granted access to the precast project.
The Contracting Authority is using the competitive procedure with negotiation as the contract cannot be awarded without prior negotiation because of specific circumstances related to the nature, the complexity or the legal and financial makeup or because of risks attaching to them.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to reject applicants or disqualify or revise the pre-qualification status of applicants who:
(a) provide information which is discovered to be untrue or incorrect;
(b) do not submit a tender in accordance with the Contracting Authority requirements and/or
(c) fulfil one or more of the criteria in Regulation 57 of Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
At the start of the ITT process short-listed Applicants will be asked to confirm there has been no change to their circumstances which would affect any of the application responses and impact their eligibility to participate in the procurement process.
The Contracting Authority is not, and shall not be, liable for any costs, fees or expenses (including (without limitation) any third party costs, fees or expenses) incurred by any applicants in considering and/or responding to this procurement process.
Shortlisted applicants shall be required to price their tender in pounds sterling. All communications will be conducted in English.
The contract period stated in Section II.2.7 is the indicative contract period based on the current programme.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right not to award any contract and to make whatever changes it sees fit to the timetable, structure and/or content of the procurement process and to cancel the process in its entirety at any stage. In such circumstances, the Contracting Authority will not reimburse any expenses incurred by any person in the consideration of and/or response to this procurement nor is the Contracting Authority liable for any bid costs, loss of profit incurred by the applicants in proceeding with or participating in this procurement, including if the procurement process is terminated or amended by the Contracting Authority.
The Contracting Authority does not bind itself to enter into any contract arising out of the procedure envisaged by this notice. No contractual rights express or implied arise out of this notice or the procedures envisaged by it. Any resulting contracts will be considered contracts made in England and Wales according to English and Welsh law.
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GO Reference: GO-201935-PRO-14231915
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Part 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 addresses the remedies available to economic operators. The LLDC will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period in accordance with Regulation 87 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 prior to concluding the award of any contract pursuant to this notice. In the first instance, potentially aggrieved economic operators should notify LLDC of an appeal.