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United Kingdom-Birmingham: Fire station construction work

2018/S 011-019997

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority
VAT No. 281 2856 47
99 Vauxhall Road, Nechells
Birmingham
B7 4HW
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jacky Perkins
Telephone: +44 1213806166
E-mail: Jackie.perkins@wmfs.net
NUTS code: UKG31

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.wmfs.net

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/34952

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=22833&B=BLUELIGHT
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=22833&B=BLUELIGHT
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Aston fire station – Redevelopment

Reference number: C002442
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45216121
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Aston Community Fire Station is a listed building that requires modernising. The Fire Station is located in Aston, Birmingham, it was constructed in 1924 and consists of two and 3-storey accommodation areas with four appliance bays. There is also a 3-storey office building to the rear of the main station. The Station is Grade II listed with Historical England.

The project aim is to provide a modern facility to meet the current and future operational requirements of a modern day fire service. It is anticipated a start on site around June 2018, the successful bidder will be required to complete the project to a high standard 12 months after contract award.

It is key that the existing fire station remains operable at all times. Tenderers should ensure that appropriate services provisions are maintained, suitable access and egress routes are considered and construction methodology is tailored to suit this requirement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 600 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45216121
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG31
Main site or place of performance:

Birmingham.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Aston Community Fire Station is a listed building that requires modernising. The Fire Station is located on Ettington Road, Aston, Birmingham, B6 6ED and is wholly owned by West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority, it was constructed in 1924 and consists of two and 3-storey accommodation areas with four appliance bays. There is also a 3-storey office building to the rear of the main station. The Station is Grade II listed with Historical England.

The project aim is to provide a modern facility to meet the current and future operational requirements of a modern day fire service. Part of the project is to incorporate West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) heritage volunteer group within the existing fire station to create a Fire Service Heritage Centre which will be open to visitors. Aston Library, have also expressed an interest in utilising areas on the ground floor to provide a Tier 3 Library Service. The Authority aims to improve community engagement through offering community meeting rooms within the new facility.

The project aims to achieve its objectives by refurbishing the upper floors of the existing Grade II listed Fire Station to form space to display fire service heritage items. With a new two storey linked extension onto the existing station to provide operational welfare space for Fire Fighters, supporting staff and rooms that can be used by local community groups. The rear standalone 3-storey building is to be demolished to create further parking and an operational training yard.

It is anticipated a start on site around June 2018, the successful bidder will be required to complete the project to a high standard 12 months after contract award.

It is key that the existing fire station remains operable at all times. Tenderers should ensure that appropriate services provisions are maintained, suitable access and egress routes are considered and construction methodology is tailored to suit this requirement.

Tenderers must agree to the novation of Architect and Principle Designer, Principle Designer Advisor and the Structural & Civil Engineer upon award of the contract. Tenderers are required to have or obtain an award, a minimum of £ 10 000 000.00 per claim public liability, £ 5 000 000.00 per claim Employers Liability and £ 5 000 000.00 per claim Professional Indemnity.

Potential Tenderers are invited to visit Aston Fire Station on 25 January 2018, between 9:30 and 16:00. To express an interest in attending the open day please send a message on, the e-tendering portal stating an approximate time of arrival and the number of people attending.

Interested parties may submit a request to participate by providing the information requested in the PAS91 Questionnaire. Responses are sought in relation to technical capacity, professional ability, economic and financial standing. The Authority will evaluate the responses and select the five (5) highest ranking qualified candidates. Only those five candidates shall be invited to submit tenders. The completed Questionnaire and any associated documents should be uploaded via EU Supply e-tendering portal no later than 16:00 14 February 2018.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 600 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Interested parties may submit a request to participate by providing the information requested in the PAS91 Questionnaire. Responses are sought in relation to technical capacity, professional ability, economic and financial standing. The Authority will evaluate the responses and select the five (5) highest ranking qualified candidates. Only those 5 candidates shall be invited to submit tenders.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The Authority submitted full Planning Applications (references: 2017/08086/PA and 2017/08055/PA) to Birmingham City Council on 4 October 2017 based on the current Aston redevelopment scheme, however, are still waiting to receive a formal response. An update will be provided on Planning, as soon as a decision is received, via Messages on the Bluelight e-Tendering portal.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 14/02/2018
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 05/03/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority
99 Vauxhall Road
Birmingham
B7 4HW
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@wmfs.net

Internet address: www.wmfs.net

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/01/2018