Works - 12973-2018

12/01/2018    S8    - - Works - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Inverness: Construction work for houses

2018/S 008-012973

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Lochaber Housing Assocation, represented by their Agents, Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust
7 Ardross Terrace
United Kingdom
Contact person: Fiona Sorley
NUTS code: UKM6

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Housing Association
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Redevelopment of Lochyside school site

Reference number: LHA/LSS002
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Redevelopment of former school site to provide a mixed development of 60 units, compromising of flats, homes with amenity areas, associated road and services.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 7 125 003.58 GBP / Highest offer: 8 791 794.21 GBP taken into consideration
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM63
Main site or place of performance:

Lochyside, Fort William, Highland, PH33.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Overall Project Statement:

The overall project comprises the construction of 60 dwellings together with plotworks and the usual infrastructure works on the site of the former primary school at Lochyside, Fort William.

The overall project will be procured under 2Nr separate contracts which will be let to the single Contractor who provides the best total price\quality submission for the overall project i.e. the combined total of the 2Nr contracts. The price\quality basis will be 70\30.

There are 5Nr separate sets of documents which together form the overall project tender documentation and these are:

a) overall Project Statement (This document);

b) contract Nr 1 Design and Build Contract Documentation;

c) contract Nr 2 Traditional Contract;

d) quality Document;

e) CDM 2015 Pre-Contract Information.

Contract Nr 1:

Type: Design and Build based SBCC Contract. It should be noted that at this time it is anticipated that Planning Permission will be granted within 2 weeks of issue of the tender documents with Building Warrant approval being granted during the tendering stage. It is the intention that the existing Design Team is novated to the successful contractor.

Client: Lochaber Housing Association.

Scope: 29nr dwellings and associated plotworks.

Contract Nr 2:

Type: Traditionally based SBCC Contract with Bills of Quantities.

Client: The Highland Council.

Scope: 31nr dwellings and associated plotworks together with the complete infrastructure works for the whole project.

Quality Document:

This is a single document which applies to the overall project rather than the individual contracts.

CDM 2015 Pre-Contract Information.

This is a single set of documents which applies to the overall project rather than the individual contracts. The Highland Council have elected LHA as the Client in terms of CDM 2015 for the overall project.

Post Contract:

Both contracts will have identical contract periods and the successful contractor will be responsible for and have included in his tenders for all necessary programming and planning etc required to allow the single completion date to be achieved on both Contracts.

Any Extension of Time granted on either of the contracts shall automatically result in the contract period for the other project being extended provided that the cause of any extension is on the critical path of the other contract.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Phasing plan / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: Statement on community engagement / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: Previous experience (One traditional, One design and build) / Weighting: 10 %
Price - Weighting: 70 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 118-236131
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
TSL Contractors Limited
Unit 6 McLeod Buildings, Lochavullin Road
PA34 4PL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1631569991
Fax: +44 1631569400
NUTS code: UKM
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 7 125 003.58 GBP / Highest offer: 8 791 794.21 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(SC Ref:525005).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust
7 Ardross Terrace
United Kingdom

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: