Works - 164022-2019

09/04/2019    S70    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Newry: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

2019/S 070-164022

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Newry Mourne and Down District Council
Greenbank Industrial Estate
Newry
BT34 2QU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Only online through the portal at: www.newrymournedown.org/procurement-and-tenders
Telephone: +44 2830313233
E-mail: seamus.mcgeoghegan@nmandd.org
Fax: +44 2830313288
NUTS code: UKN08

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.newrymournedown.org

Address of the buyer profile: www.newrymournedown.org/procurement-and-tenders

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.newrymournedown.org/procurement-and-tenders
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.newrymournedown.org/procurement-and-tenders
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Civil Engineering Minor Works Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45200000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council wish to procure construction services of a suitably qualified and experienced contractor as a single-supplier under a framework arrangement to deliver a wide range of infrastructure and engineering works. The framework will be used by Council as a comprehensive contractual solution to deliver a broad range of infrastructure works on or relating to Council land and property.The single contractor will be appointed onto an NEC4 framework contract and will be required to engage, employ and manage supply chains as required by each work package placed. Work to be carried out under the framework will be wide ranging and include but not be limited to; environmental improvement schemes, site investigations, drainage installations, roadway and footway resurfacing works, play parks, structural bases, earthworks, tree and street furniture installations, etc.The NEC4 engineering and construction short contract will be used for works packages under the framework.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45200000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN08
Main site or place of performance:

Newry, Mourne and Down District Area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council wish to procure construction services of a suitably qualified and experienced contractor as a single-supplier under a framework arrangement to deliver a wide range of infrastructure and engineering works. The framework will be used by council as a comprehensive contractual solution to deliver a broad range of infrastructure works on or relating to Council lands and property.

The single contractor will be appointed onto an NEC4 framework contract and will be required to engage, employ and manage supply chains as required by each work package placed. Work to be carried out under the framework will be wide ranging and include but not be limited to; environmental improvement schemes, site investigations, drainage installations, roadway and footway resurfacing works, play parks, structural bases, earthworks, tree and street furniture installations, etc. The NEC4 engineering and construction short contract will be used for works packages under the framework.

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As specified in the pre qualification documentation.

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

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:

The economic operators’ performance on this contract will be regularly monitored.

If an economic operator fails to reach satisfactory levels of performance the economic operator may be issued with a certificate of unsatisfactory performance.

The issue of a certificate of unsatisfactory performance will result in the economic operator being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Contracting Authorities on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a period of 12 months from the date of issue of the certificate. A list of these bodies can be viewed at:

https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/articles/list-public-bodies-which-ni-public-procurement-policy-applies

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/05/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 30/06/2019
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
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 Authority expressly reserves the rights:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice or to cancel the procurement at any stage;

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition;

and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates irrespective of the outcome of the procurement process or if the procurement process is cancelled or postponed. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly at risk of the company participating in this procurement process. Economic operators should be aware that up to the point the contract becomes unconditional, all costs, charges and expenses are the economic operator’s and the Contracting Authority will not reimburse any costs incurred prior to this stage. All discussions and correspondence shall be deemed strictly subject to contract until the contract is entered into. The contract shall not be binding until it has been signed and dated by duly authorised representatives of both the Newry, Mourne and down District Council and the economic operator. All dates and time periods specified in the procurement documents are provisional only and the Contracting Authority reserves the right to change these. This project will be used to progress the Government’s wider social, economic and environmental objectives.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Royal Courts of Justice (NI)
Chichester St
Belfast
BT1 3JF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890235111
E-mail: adminoffice@courtsni.gov.uk

Internet address: http://www.courtsni.gov.uk

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

This procurement is governed by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 which provides for economic operators who have suffered, or who risk suffering, loss, or damage, as a consequence of an alleged breach of the duty owed in accordance with Regulation 91 to start proceedings in the High Court.

A standstill period will commence at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

Any proceedings relating to any perceived non-compliance with the relevant law must be started within 30 days, beginning with the date when the economic operator first knew, or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
05/04/2019