Works - 172626-2021

06/04/2021    S66

United Kingdom-South Shields: District-heating mains construction work

2021/S 066-172626

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: South Tyneside Council
Town: South Shields
NUTS code: UKC22 Tyneside
Postal code: NE33 2RL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Kevin Graham
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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

Viking Energy Network, Jarrow (VENJ)

Reference number: C7339
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45232140 District-heating mains construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

South Tyneside Council wishes to establish a district energy network in Jarrow. The Viking Energy Network Jarrow (VENJ) project will extract low grade heat from the River Tyne at Jarrow Staithes and utilise heat pump technology to distribute low carbon heat to a district energy network in Jarrow. The energy network will provide heat and power to public sector customers. It will decrease the greenhouse gas emissions associated with the use of fossil fuels for heating in Jarrow in order to contribute to national level renewable energy, energy efficiency and CO2 targets and will establish South Tyneside Council as a leader of innovation in the area of climate change.

The Council reserves the right to award the contract through a wholly owned subsidiary or to novate the contract to such a subsidiary if it is appropriate to do so in order to facilitate the operation of the scheme.

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: 9 452 830.00 GBP
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC22 Tyneside
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Suppliers will be required to express interest in this opportunity on the NEPO ProContract system. If not already registered on ProContract please register at the following link: Suppliers will then be granted access to the tender documentation. Please note that registering on ProContract and expressing interest does not mean that you have bid for the tender — once the above steps are complete you will be required to complete and submit the pre-qualification questionnaire.

The draft tender documentation is available on ProContract — this is for information purposes only at this stage, and the final documentation will be released to the shortlisted bidders following evaluation of the returned pre-qualification questionnaires. Details of an earlier market engagement event are also included with the documentation for information purposes.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Method statements / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion - Name: Programme and narrative / Weighting: 1.75
Quality criterion - Name: Comparatively scored programme duration / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: Proposed delivery team / Weighting: 1
Quality criterion - Name: Managing H&S and traffic management / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion - Name: Key challenges and risks / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion - Name: Selection and vetting supply chain / Weighting: 1.25
Quality criterion - Name: Key environmental issues / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion - Name: TOMs - qualitative and quantitative / Weighting: 7
Cost criterion - Name: Compliant tender offer / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion - Name: Fee % / Weighting: 5
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

The project is partly funded by a ERDF award.

II.2.14)Additional information

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.1.8)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: 2019/S 248-611491
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: C7339

Viking Energy Network, Jarrow (VENJ)

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Colloide Engineering Systems Ltd
National registration number: NI42693
Postal address: Cookstown Enterprise Centre Derryloran Industrial Estate Sandholes Road
Town: Cookstown
NUTS code: UKN0 Northern Ireland
Postal code: BT80 9LU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2886758638
Internet address:
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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 9 452 830.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any review proceedings should be promptly brought to the attention of the South Tyneside Council Head of Legal Services at Town Hall and Civic Offices, Westoe Road, South Shields NE33 2RL and will be dealt within accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘PCR 2015’). Any review proceedings must be brought within the timescales specified by the applicable law, including, without limitation, PCR 2015. In accordance with PCR 2015, the Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period from the date information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: