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United Kingdom-Ross-shire: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.albynhousing.org.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA18062
Section II: Object
45 Houses and Associated Infrastructure @ Dalmore, Alness Phase 5 (A&B)
The construction of 45 Nr new social housing units comprising a mix of terraced, semi-detached, detached and flats.
All associated external works, roads, sewers and landscaping.
Please see attached minimum requirements.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.
As per procurement documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
See document attached “Project particulars and minimum requirements”.
Please note a bidders seminar will be held once the shortlist of contractors being invited to tender is in place, which will also be prior to the issue of tenders.
Albyn Housing may also wish to offer the successful contractor the potential to negotiate a further phase (approx. 20 houses) at Dalmore Phase 6. This will be dependant on funding, contractors performance and cost control of Phase 5.
Albyn Housing Society also have a desire for the successful contractor to consider providing private development on the remaining site within our ownership at Dalmore — see minimum requirements for more info.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=574433
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
A subcontract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363
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:
Albyn Housing Society aims to combat social exclusion and deprivation by promoting opportunities for training and employment for the long term unemployed. The contractor must be able to demonstrate its intention to integrate trainees and [long term] unemployed persons into the labour market without distinction of sex, marital status, race, ethnic origin or political or religious beliefs.
Albyn Housing Society also specifically wishes to encourage and intends to support the education and training of young people in order that they can be equipped to work successfully in the Building and Construction Industries. The contractor is, therefore, required to recruit and train such young people.
Accordingly, the Contractor shall provide Albyn Housing Society with a training and employment method statement detailing how they will aim to achieve and manage the following training and employment objectives during the contract period:
(a) provide at least 1 (No 1) Modern Apprenticeship (MA) place who is obtained from a source agreed by Albyn Housing Society. The placement can be across a range of disciplines to be determined by the successful contractor;
(b) the application of good equal opportunities recruitment procedures and management practices by the Contractor and subcontractors;
(c) the development of an operating framework to encourage sub-contractor compliance in order to achieve these training and employment objectives.
We will also be looking for other potential community benefit for example with local schools, food banks, local projects, etc.
Internet address: www.albynhousing.org.uk