Works - 190892-2016

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04/06/2016    S107

United Kingdom-Northampton: Building construction work

2016/S 107-190892

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Northampton Partnership Homes Ltd
Postal address: The Guildhall, St Giles Square
Town: Northampton
Postal code: NN1 1DE
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Jenny Swainson
Telephone: +44 1604837025

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

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.A: Object of the contract (Works)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Partnering Contractor for Capital Works.
II.2)Type of contract and location of works
Main site or location of works: Within the Borough of Northampton.
UKF23 Northamptonshire
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and scope of works
NPH wishes to contract with a suitably qualified and experienced construction contractor to deliver a programme of planned capital works. It is envisaged that the duration of the works contract will be in excess of 5 years with options to extend but NPH wish to explore the effect of different durations on the contract price. To test this, pricing will be requested for contracts of 5 years duration with options to extend and 10 years duration.
The procurement process will start in September 2016.
The scope of the capital work programme will include, but not be limited to the following:
— Internal refurbishment / improvement work including kitchens, bathrooms, heating systems, internal doors, flooring, electrical work, etc;
— Disabled adaptations e.g. wet rooms, grab rails, ramps, extensions, automated door entry, stair lifts, etc;
— External works to properties including roofing, door and window replacement, fencing, paving, soffits, facias, porches, canopies, etc. and general maintenance;
— Whole house modernisation works;
— Conversion and adaptation works to convert existing stock for other purposes;
— Mechanical and electrical installations of various types, communal services and the like
— Works to multi-storey blocks and/or sheltered housing schemes;
— Communal area redecoration and refurbishment;
— Insulation (EWI, IWI, CWI, loft insulation, etc.);
— Installation of renewable technologies e.g. photovoltaic panels, solar thermal, air source heating, etc;
— Environmental works including fencing, landscaping, walling and car parking;
— Capital void works;
— Small scale new build which may be part of a wider scheme, or a standalone project;
— Any other internal or external work to properties which could reasonably be required during the contract.
Projects will vary greatly in size throughout the period of the contract, but the total value of work to be placed with the appointed contractor is currently estimated to be between 14 000 000 GBP and 16 000 000 GBP per annum (maximum of 160 000 000 GBP for a 10 year contract).
If you are interested in bidding for this contract, please register on the procurement portal at:


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45210000 Building construction work, 45300000 Building installation work, 45400000 Building completion work

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.9.2016
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: