United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.essex.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/
Section II: Object
Essex Construction Framework 2
Essex County Council (ECC) are looking 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, valued at 35 000 000 GBP–50 000 000 GBP per annum. The framework agreement is anticipated to be utilised as a route for any construction project delivered by ECC (excluding roads and housing).
The Framework consists of 3 core Lots and will be available to other Contracting Authorities.
The Selection Questionnaire will use the PAS 91:2017 questionnaire, with the inclusion of ECC specific questions.
A bidders event will be held at 13:30 on April 1st at the JobServe Community Stadium, Colchester, Essex. Attendance is limited to 2 attendees per organisation. If you'd like to register, please send attendees names and job titles via the e-sourcing portal.
Contractors are able to apply for 2 price banded Lots. Lot 1a and 1b are the same price band, therefore Contractors are able to be awarded Lot 1a, Lot 1b plus one other Lot. Contractors should note that they will need to submit separate tenders for Lots 1a and 1b.
Projects Valued Between 0 and 1 500 000 GBP, Batched Projects up to 3 000 000 GBP
Outer London — East and North East, Kent, East Anglia.
Split into a further 2 regional sub-lots: 1a East Essex and 1b West Essex.
The districts under Lot 1a East Essex are as follows: Braintree, Brentwood, Epping, Harlow, Uttlesford.
The districts under Lot 1b West Essex are as follows: Basildon, Castlepoint, Chelmsford, Colchester, Maldon, Rochford, Southend, Tendring.
Appointment of principal contractors for projects valued between 0 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 91:2017 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).
12 contractors per sub-Lot will be invited to tender (ITT) stage.
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Failure to pass any pass/fail question will result in immediate rejection of the bid.
Suppliers are advised that ECC is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004. Full information can be found in the downloadable Bidders Guidance.
Projects Valued Between 1 000 000 and 4 500 000 GBP, Batched Projects up to 10 000 000 GBP
East Of England, London, South East (ENGLAND).
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.
1) Selection Questionnaire (SQ) — The SQ will be based on PAS 91:2017 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).
12 contractors per Lot will be invited to tender (ITT) stage.
Suppliers are advised that ECC is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004. Full information can be found in the downloadable Bidders Guidance
Projects Valued Over 4 000 000 GBP, Batched Projects to Unlimited Value
Suppliers are advised that ECC is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 & the Environmental Information Regulations 2004. Full information can be found in the downloadable Bidders Guidance.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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.The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises. However any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement
For this tender ECC will be using the BiP Delta eSourcing portal www.deltaesourcing.com
Please refer to the information available in the downloadable Bidder Guidance.
ECC has adopted Constructionline for evaluation of the SSQ.Please refer to the information available in the downloadable Bidder Guidance.
ECF2 is available for use by other Contracting Authorities in England Scotland and Wales entities which are not Contracting Authorities may also use ECF2 if ECC is satisfied that such entity is calling-off goods and services directly solely and exclusively to satisfy contractual obligations to one or more public sector bodies all of which are entitled to use the framework agreement on their own account.
All goods to be called-off by it are to be used directly solely and exclusively to provide energy at sites occupied by such public sector body and it will pass the benefit of the call-off contract to such public sector body directly, in full and on a purely pass-through basis. Accordingly there must be no mark-up management fee service charge or any similar cost solely in relation to the supply of energy imposed on the relevant public sector body who must be able to benefit from the terms of the framework agreement in a like manner and to the same extent as if using the framework agreement on its own account.
— Blue light and NHS services,
— Police Forces and Special Police Forces,
— Police and Crime Commissioners,
— Police Authorities,
— Fire and rescue services,
— Ambulance services,
— NHS bodies including NHS Foundation Trusts and their owned subsidiaries,
— Education bodies/establishments,
— Nursery Schools,
— Primary Schools,
— Middle or High Schools,
— Secondary Schools,
— Special Schools,
— Pupil Referral Units,
— Further and Higher Education Bodies including Colleges,
— Public financial bodies/institutions,
— Public pension funds,
— Central banks,
— Ministerial and nonministerial government departments,
— Executive agencies of government and other subsidiary bodies,
— Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs) including advisory NDPBs executive NDPBs and tribunal,
— All non-Crown Status Government Companies wholly or partly owned by Central Government Departments and their subsidiaries. Assembly Sponsored Public Bodies,
— Councils including county councils district councils county borough councils community councils,
— London borough councils unitary councils, metropolitan councils parish councils,
— Other Public Bodies and Public corporations and their subsidiary bodies sponsored by Central,
— Civil service bodies including public sector buying organisations,
— Public Bodies and Non Departmental Public Bodies including advisory NDPBs executive NDPBs and tribunal,
— Government departments,
— Local Authorities,
— Maritime &coastguard agency services,
— National Parks,
— Housing associations including registered social landlords,
— Third sector and charities,
— Citizens advice bodies,
— Those listed and maintained by the Office of National Statistics,
— Post Offices,
— Health and SocialCare.
The framework is also available to be use by any corporation established or a group of individuals appointed to act together for the specific purpose of meeting needs in the general interest not having an industrial or commercial character and financed wholly or mainly by another contracting authority listed subject to management supervision by another contracting authority listed or more than half of the board of directors or members of which or in the case of a group of individuals more than half of those individuals are appointed by another contracting authority listed above an association of or formed by one or more of the Contracting Authorities listed above
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GO Reference: GO-2019320-PRO-14485423.