Works - 173253-2015

20/05/2015    S96    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Londonderry: Construction work

2015/S 096-173253

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Apex Housing Association Limited
10 Butcher Street
Contact point(s): Apex Housing Association Limited
For the attention of: Director of Development and Procurement
BT48 6HL Londonderry
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2871304800
E-mail: development@apexhousing.org
Fax: +44 2871304801

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.apex.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.apex.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: McAdam Design
1C Montgomery House, Castlereagh Business Park, 478 Castlereagh Road
Contact point(s): Alasdair Cumming
BT5 6BQ Belfast
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 289040200
E-mail: acumming@mcadamdesign.co.uk
Fax: +44 2890794144
Internet address: http://www.mcadamdesign.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: McAdam Design
1C Montgomery House, Castlereagh Business Park, 478 Castlereagh Road
Contact point(s): Alasdair Cumming
BT5 6BQ Belfast
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 289040200
E-mail: acumming@mcadamdesign.co.uk
Fax: +44 2890794144
Internet address: http://www.mcadamdesign.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: McAdam Design
1C Montgomery House, Castlereagh Business Park, 478 Castlereagh Road
Contact point(s): Alasdair Cumming
BT5 6BQ Belfast
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 289040200
E-mail: acumming@mcadamdesign.co.uk
Fax: +44 2890794144
Internet address: http://www.mcadamdesign.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
The project is for the construction of 89 nr social housing units in three phases complete with engineering services, external works and site development works at the Upper New Lodge Area, Belfast.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Hillman Street; Upper Meadow Street; Spamount Street; Stratheden Street, Lepper Street, Belfast.

NUTS code UKN0

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The project is for the construction of 89 nr social housing units complete with engineering services, external works and site development works at the Upper New Lodge Area, Belfast. The contract period is estimated at 32 months commencing November 2015. The scheme has planning permission.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 45210000, 45211000, 45211100, 45211300, 45211341, 45200000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The project is for the construction of 89 new dwellings in three separate construction phases. The scheme comprises of 79 houses and 10 apartments located in the Upper New Lodge area of Belfast at Hillman Street; Upper Meadow Street, Spamount Street; Stratheden Street, all adjoining Lepper Street. Each phase comprises of the following:
Phase 1: 31 New Dwellings, including 8 Apartments.
Phase 2: 48 New Dwellings, including 2 Apartments.
Phase 3: 10 New Dwellings.
The Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) is vesting the existing properties to all 3 phases. The scheme has major service and utility enabling works with road alterations prior to each construction phase. The construction of the houses is timber-framed and the apartments are traditional construction. The scheme will require the construction of new roads and drainage to adoptable standards to serve the new development. The Contracting Authority intends to procure the development under a single procurement and a single contract with a main contractor for all three phases; with appropriate contractual provisions to adjust prices and completion dates in the event of Phase 2 and/or Phase 3 being delayed or postponed due to NIHE vesting process. The Contracting Authority intendes to proceed with each phase as and when vacant possession for such phase is secured. The estimated construction period for the scheme (Phases 1, 2 and 3) is 32 months.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 9 100 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 32 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The Contracting Authority may require guarantees or other security acceptable to the Contracting Authority from tenderers. As detailed in the pre-qualification documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As detailed in the pre-qualification documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Subject to the status and involvement of parties, the Contracting Authority may require parties to commit to joint and several liability in respect of the Contract. Alternatively, the Contracting Authority may expect the lead operator to take total responsibility. The Contracting Authority may require collateral warranties, parent company guarantees and/or performance bonds as applicable to be entered into by other economic operators.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The project will be subject to the Contracting Authority obtaining project approval and grant funding from the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (Development Programme Group) for this project.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the Pre-Qualification Documentation available from the contact address provided in Annex A.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the Pre-Qualification Documentation available from the contact address provided in Annex A.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the Pre-Qualification Documentation available from the contact address provided in Annex A.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the Pre-Qualification Documentation available from the contact address provided in Annex A.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the Pre-Qualification Documentation available from the contact address provided in Annex A.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged number of operators: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As detailed in the Pre-Qualification Documentation available from the contact address provided in Annex A.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
AX10-029
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 22.6.2015
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
29.6.2015 - 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The costs of responding to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and any subsequent invitation to tender will be borne by each economic operator responding to this opportunity. Until the contract is executed all discussions and correspondence will be deemed strictly subject to contract, no formal agreement shall be binding until it is duly executed by representatives of both parties. An Information Memorandum and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire is available from the address at Annex A or by emailing acumming@mcadamdesign.co.uk.

The project will be subject to the Contracting Authority obtaining project approval and grant funding from the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (Development Programme Group) for this project.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of Justice Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
BT1 3JF Belfast
United Kingdom
E-mail: adminoffice@courtsni.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2890235111
Internet address: http://www.courtsni/gov.uk
Fax: +44 2890313508

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: As per The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

High Court of Justice (Northern Ireland)
Royal Courts of Justice (Northern Ireland), Chichester Street
BT1 3JF Belfast
United Kingdom
E-mail: adminoffice@courtsni.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 289023511
Internet address: http://444.courtsni.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2890313508

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15.5.2015