Services - 169735-2018

19/04/2018    S76    - - Services - Contract award notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Landscape architectural services

2018/S 076-169735

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Department for Communities
Lighthouse Building, 4th Floor, Gasworks Building Park, Ormeau Road
Belfast
BT7 2JB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Operations Branch
Telephone: +44 2890816555
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.do

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/contact

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

DfC — Department for Communities Public Realm / Environmental Improvement Schemes ICT Framework Agreement 2017-2021

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71420000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Framework is for the provision of construction related Professional Services by Integrated Consultant Teams associated with Urban Public Realm / Environmental Improvement Schemes. Time Charge and Package Orders will be allocated by call-off and secondary competition and the Employer will appoint the Lead Consultants ICT and CTM’s using an NEC3 PSC. The ICT’s will be required to fully design the schemes and take them through the various stages of consultation with Statutory Bodies and local communities, obtain planning approval and procure and manage Works Contracts. The schemes shall generally comprise a combination of landscape and civil engineering elements which may include road and footpath re-surfacing, tree and shrub planting, drainage, walls and railings, lighting, and the incorporation of street furniture. Further locations may be identified for development, however it is anticipated that the majority of schemes will mainly be implemented in the Greater Belfast area.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71410000
71311000
71311210
71311220
71312000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Framework is for the provision of construction related Professional Services by Integrated Consultant Teams associated with Urban Public Realm / Environmental Improvement Schemes. Time Charge and Package Orders will be allocated by call-off and secondary competition and the Employer will appoint the Lead Consultants ICT and CTM’s using an NEC3 PSC. The ICT’s will be required to fully design the schemes and take them through the various stages of consultation with Statutory Bodies and local communities, obtain planning approval and procure and manage Works Contracts. The schemes shall generally comprise a combination of landscape and civil engineering elements which may include road and footpath re-surfacing, tree and shrub planting, drainage, walls and railings, lighting, and the incorporation of street furniture. Further locations may be identified for development, however it is anticipated that the majority of schemes will mainly be implemented in the Greater Belfast area.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

This Framework Agreement will be awarded for a period of 4 years with the option to terminate at the end of Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 or at any other time as may be deemed necessary by the Contracting Authority.

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)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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 132-270161
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

Contract No: 1
Title:

Contract

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
01/02/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
AECOM Infrastructure Environment UK Ltd
6-8 Greencoat Place
London
SW1P 1PL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890706546
E-mail: heather.scott@aecom.com
NUTS code: UK

Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Doran Consulting Ltd
Norwood House, 96-102 Great Victoria Street
Belfast
BT2 7BE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890333443
E-mail: lynda.martin@doran.co.uk
Fax: +44 2890235501
NUTS code: UK

Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
RPS Ireland Ltd
Elmwood House, 74 Boucher Road
Belfast
BT12 6RZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890667914
E-mail: letitia.stewart@rpsgroup.com
NUTS code: UK

Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Mcadam Design Ltd
Unit 1c Castlereagh Business Park
Belfast
BT5 6BQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890402000
E-mail: jkirk@mcadamdesign.co.uk
Fax: +44 2890794144
NUTS code: UK

Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 4 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 4 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

CPD is assisting the CA Department for Communities in conducting the procurement process for this framework requirement, but for the avoidance of doubt, all contracts will be entered into by the Department for Communities and the successful tenderers. CPD is acting as a central purchasing body. The Contracting 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;

iii. to award a contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the services covered by this Notice; and

iv. to award contract(s) in stages and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly at risk of the company participating in this procurement process. This Framework will be used to progress the Government’s wider social, economic and environmental objectives.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Department of Finance, Central Procurement Directorate, Procurement Operations Branch
Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890816555
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.uk

Internet address: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/contact

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Department of Finance, Central Procurement Directorate, Procurement Operations Branch
Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
Belfast
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890816555
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.uk

Internet address: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/contact

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

This procurement is governed by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and. 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 (A court may extend the time-limit to 3 months, where the court considers that there is a good reason for doing so).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/04/2018