United Kingdom-Croft: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.leicestershire.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.leicestershire.gov.uk
Section II: Object
Highways Testing Framework Contract 2019
Leicestershire County Council (the Employer) is seeking to identify and appoint contractors(s) to a highway testing Framework Agreement (Framework). The proposed Framework period is 2 years with potential extensions of a further 2 years in 1 year increments subject to performance.
The work involved consists of sampling/testing; site investigation, bridge assessments and presentation of reports to support the employers highways maintenance and capital programmes. The employer may require the contractor to provide other associated services in delivering the service e.g traffic management; carriageway coring.
The estimated annual total spend through the Framework is up to 450 000 GBP per annum. The estimated spend through the Framework is not guaranteed and is dependent on budgets made available to the employer.
The Framework start date is the 1.7.2019.
The employer intends to appoint up to 4 No (four) contractors to the framework.
Testing could be carried out anywhere in the county of Leicestershire.
The selection and quotation procedure for the allocation of work to framework contractors is in Annex 2 of the framework contract data.
Tenderers must price all items in the price schedule.
Tenderers must fully answer the questions in document “004 Quality Questions”.
The proposed framework period is 2 years with potential extensions of a further 2 years in 1 year increments subject to performance.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
A stated in the procurement documents.
As stated within the procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Leicestershire County Council (LCC) will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Applicants/tenderers who are unsuccessful shall be informed by LCC as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant/tenderer was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to review the award decision before the contract is entered into.