United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.thomasandadamson.com
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA19082
Main address: http://www.midlothian.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00336
Section II: Object
New build Hopefield Joint Campus School
New build school
The project includes the design and construction of a new build 2 storey, 2 stream Primary School and Nursery facility to accommodate the existing Burnbrae Primary School and St Mary’s Primary School within a single joint campus, including;
— Site ground stabilization works,
— Incoming utilities and/or service diversions,
— Internal finishes,
— Fitments, furnishings and equipment,
— All Building Services,
— Associated external works, comprising car parking, hard and soft landscaping and MUGA facility,
— Off site road works,
— Assistance with decant from existing facilities.
Based on the scoring applied to the ESPD Part IV: Selection Criteria — C: Technical and professional ability.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.
Specific turnover relating to new-build educational facility construction contracts. If an organisation is part of a larger group then turnover should be expressed for the construction part of the entity rather than the overall group. Bidders are then required to provide evidence support of their turnover experience within the education sector for each year.
It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 10m GBP
Public Liability Insurance = 10m GBP
Professional Indemnity Insurance = 10m GBP
Product Liability Insurance = 10m GBP
The Authority will use Experian to check the financial stability / risks associated with a Tenderer, and require that they have at least a score of 51 out of 100 ‘Below Average Risk’. Failing that, the Authority will use reasonable measures to ensure that appointing the Tenderer does not provide an elevated risk in terms of their financial stability and will request such information as may be reasonable necessary to ascertain that.
Bidders will be required to have a minimum “specific” turnover of 10m GBP over the last 3 years in the business area covered by the contract.
— Bidders will be required to provide 3 examples of works carried out in the past three years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the work as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice. Example projects should be of new-build educational facility construction contract works, ensuring to demonstrate as minimum,
— an established supply chain in the relevant market that this project will be delivered, particularly proven track record of nominated sub-contractors,
— experience of directly employed in-house trades,
— Bidders will be required to confirm details of the technicians or technical bodies who they can call upon, especially those responsible for quality control,
— Bidders will be required to confirm that they have (or have access to) the relevant supply chain management and tracking systems used by them to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4 in the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice,
— Bidders will be required to confirm that they and/or the service provider have the relevant education and professional qualifications associated with the new-build education facility construction,
— Bidders will be required to confirm that their managerial staff have relevant educational and professional qualifications associated with the new-build education facility construction,
— Bidders will be required to confirm that they will employ environmental management measures that meet the following requirements: disposal of all construction and/or other waste in accordance with all environmental legislation,
— Bidders will be required to confirm their average annual manpower in respect of new-build education facility construction contract work over the last three years. Please break this down into each relevant trade, only identifying those that are directly employed,
— Bidders will be required to confirm their and the number of managerial staff for the last three years,
— Bidders will be required to demonstrate that they have (or have access to) the relevant tools, plant or technical equipment to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4 in the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice,
— Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract. This should be broken down by each proposed sub-contractor or element of the required works.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
— Any questions in relation to this procurement exercise may be asked by using the Question and Answer facility provided on the Contract Notice only. Directly contacting anyone other that the Procurement contact provided in the documents may result in your exclusion from any further part in the process,
— If you suspect there are any errors or omissions in any aspect of this procurement exercise, either in terms of the information and documentation provided, or the process itself, you should immediately highlight this to the Authority using the Question & Answer facility. Failing to do so could result in your submission being deemed to be non-compliant or the entire process being cancelled,
— Please refer to the additional standard statements in relation to the ESPD attached with the procurement documents.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=538511
The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:
The main contractor is being selected as a single stage selection process.The main contractor will be required to establish their supply chain in order to submit an accurate tender cost, it will not be possible to subsequently advertise sub-contracting opportunities on the portal.
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
Details of the Community Benefits clauses will be provided within the tender documentation.
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