Works - 163441-2018

17/04/2018    S74    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Salford: Construction work

2018/S 074-163441

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
HM Revenue and Customs
5th Floor West, Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street
M60 9LA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Craig Procter
Telephone: +44 3000528926
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Tax Collection

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Government Hubs Fit Out — Belfast Project

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Government Hubs Programme is overseeing the structural re-organisation and transformation of the current estate. For HMRC, this represents a considerably consolidation programme which will see the current landscape of 170 offices reoriented into 13 modern Regional Centres, equipped with the digital infrastructure and training facilities needed to make HMRC a more highly-skilled organisation, fit for the demands of the 21st century.

This Contract Notice covers the procurement of CAT B fit-out works for the Belfast project, the second scheme within the overall Government Hubs Programme. The works comprise of CAT B fit-out works of Levels Basement – Level 07 of Erskine House including M and E services. Option of External Works scope maybe required.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Restricted Procedure.

The purpose of this Contract Notice is to give potential tenderers advance notice that HM Revenue and Customs intend to undertake a tendering exercise for the works comprise of CAT B fit-out works of Levels Basement – Level 07 of Erskine House including M and E services.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 7 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 1
Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The Employer will seek to shortlist up to five (5) of the highest scoring SSQ responses from qualifying potential suppliers to be invited to participate in the Competition.

Responses to the SSQ will be evaluated by the Employer against the selection criteria set out in the SSQ.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

To register for the event you will need to register on the HMRC SAP Ariba eSourcing Portal. Further Guidance for registering on the system can be found at:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Full details regarding legal, economic, financial and technical information to be provided at the tender stage will be detailed in the tender documentation. Potential Tenderers should be aware, however, that they may be required to forward the following information:

a. A copy of the most recent audited accounts covering the Tenderer’s last 2 years of trading (or for the period that is available if trading for less than 3 years) or

b. For the most recent full year of trading, where this information is not available in audited form, a copy of the draft or unaudited financial accounts or equivalent information showing the Tenderer’s turnover, profit and loss and cash flow position and an end period balance sheet or, where this cannot be provided, a statement signed by the finance director or similar responsible person detailing any major changes in the current financial position since the date of the latest audited accounts provided.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Full details regarding legal, economic financial and technical information to be provided at the tender stage and contained in the SSQ documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

The minimum requirements for suppliers bidding for the Belfast Project are included within the SSQ questions and the draft Invitation to Tender documentation attached to this event.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:


III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: 2018/S 015-030717
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/05/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 20/06/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The Government Hubs Programme will transform central government's office estate by accommodating departmental workforces in shared regional hubs and supporting office estate. The hubs will be where our future workforce needs to be: strategic locations with great public transport connectivity, local amenities and a modern working environment, including technology that supports smart working. They will be truly shared spaces where departments can collaborate effectively together. As a result, we will operate more efficiently, our people will be more productive and departments will be supported in attracting and retaining the talented individuals we need to deliver the best possible service to the public. It is this combined approach which leads to the 21 projects that make up the Government Hubs Programme.

The project will be procured 2 stage Design and Build utilising a bespoke Pre-Construction Services Agreement which is included within the draft Invitation to Tender appended to this event. The building contract that will be used to deliver the construction works is Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) 2016 Design and Build Contract without Quantities. The contract particulars and Employer amendments for these agreements have been appended to this event.

The scope of works includes pre-construction services inclusive of but not limited to design, procurement, Health and Safety management, construction advice and programming and planning and construction services in accordance with the employers requirements.

The contracting authority considers 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. Economic operators who wish to view the tender documentation electronically can do so on the Contracts Finder website: 48 hours after the dispatch of this notice. The Awarding Authority (HMRC) use SAP Ariba Sourcing Pro (thereafter referred to as HMRC’s SAP Ariba) which must be used to express an interest and/or bid for the opportunity. (Further information about HMRC’s SAP Ariba is available at: Economic operators who have used HMRC’s SAP Ariba previously will be registered as part of the HMRC Ariba Supplier Network and you should access the system to obtain your account ID number. Contact details on the system should be checked and, where necessary, additional users added to help avoid duplicate registrations for the same organisation. Previously registered users having difficulty recovering their account ID number or identifying users within their organisation should email

Economic operators using HMRC’s SAP Ariba for the first time, including suppliers who are already registered on the wider SAP Ariba supplier network, will need to register at (You must ensure that you are directed to the registration page for HMRC’s SAP Ariba, identified with the HMRC logo at the top of the page, and to do this you may need to cut and paste the web address directly into your web browser). You will receive a system generated email asking you to activate your SAP Ariba supplier account by verifying your email address. Once you have completed the activation process you will receive a further email confirming the ‘registration process is now complete’ and providing you with ‘your organisation’s account ID’ number. If an email response from HMRC is not received within one working day of your request, please re-contact (after first checking your spam in-box) notifying non-receipt and confirming when your registration request was first made.

To view this notice, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2018413-PRO-12224450.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
HM Revenue and Customs
5W Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street
M60 9LA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000587843

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

HMRC will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the time the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the address at I.1. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into, the Court may only award damages.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: