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United Kingdom-Irvine: Construction work for school buildings
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00337
Section II: Object
NAC/5013 New Build Primary School, Kilbirnie
North Ayrshire Council requires a new build primary school including a nursery which will be built on the site of the old Glengarnock Academy in Kilbirnie. This will be a replacement for the current Moorpark Primary School.
The contract duration will be 65 weeks construction period and expected contract start date is August 2020.
The construction of a predominately single storey new build primary school and nursery (approx. total area 3 000 m2), together with extensive external works.
The works include groundworks, glulam timber frame, cross laminated timber structure, structural timber walls, brickwork, roof and wall cladding, joiner work, wall finishes, floor finishes, suspended ceilings, fixed furniture, decoration, siphonic roof drainage, plumbing, mechanical and electrical installations together with associated site works, underground drainage and external services.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
For completion by Non-UK businesses only:
If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.
Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘specific’ yearly turnover of GBP 13 840 000 for the last 3 years in the business area covered by the contract.
Bidders who cannot meet the required level of turnover will be excluded from this tender.
Where turnover information is not available for the time period requested, the bidder will be required to state the date which they were set up/started trading.
NAC reserve the right to review the bidders financial information including information from credit reference agencies at tender stage and throughout the life of the contract and seek clarifications if necessary. If clarifications are not satisfactory the bidder may be excluded from the tender process.
It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
Employer’s (compulsory) liability insurance = GBP 10 million
Public liability insurance = GBP 10 million
Professional indemnity insurance = GBP 5 million
Bidders will be required to provide 2 examples of works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the work as described in part II.2.4) of this contract notice. The works must be of a similar value, size and scope. Unsatisfactory experience will result in a fail and exclusion from the tender process.
Bidders must provide 2 satisfactory references on the reference templates provided. References submitted must be for the same 2 experience examples used. References should be completed and signed by previous customers for contracts of a similar nature, value scope and size. If any of the referees score the bidder less than 2 the bidder will be excluded from the tender process.
Completed experience and reference templates must be uploaded into the general attachments area of the qualification envelope.
Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract.
Quality management procedures
1) The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent), or
2) A quality management policy authorised by their chief executive or equivalent. Please see the ESPD Guidance documents in the instruction to tenderers document for full details.
Environmental management standards
1) The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance with BS EN ISO 14001 (or equivalent) or a valid EMAS (or equivalent) certificate, or
2) An environmental management policy authorised by their chief executive or equivalent. Please see the ESPD Guidance within the instruction to tenderers document for full details.
Health and safety procedures
1) The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent), accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with ISO 45001* (or equivalent) or have, within the last 12 months, successfully met the assessment requirements of a construction-related scheme in registered membership of the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) forum.
* Organisations certified to OHSAS 18001 will require to migrate to the new Standard before OHSAS 18001 is withdrawn in March 2021. NAC will continue to accept this standard until this date however the Standard’s validity period and proposed contract period will be taken into account closer to the withdraw date.
2) A Health and Safety policy authorised by their chief executive or equivalent, and is regularly reviewed at a senior management level, which is relevant to the scale and scope of the contract.
Full details are contained within the ESPD guidance form within the instructions to tenderers document.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
North Ayrshire Council have decided not to use lots for this tender for the reason stated below:
Nature of the contract not suitable for lots.
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 15584. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
The contracting authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:
It is expected that the contractor will already have a list of pre-qualified and agreed sub-contractors to draw from.
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:
— employability requirements 7 persons for 449 weeks,
— supply chain initiatives,
— education and community engagement.
Internet address: https://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/