Works - 205624-2020

Submission deadline has been amended by:  243180-2020
04/05/2020    S86    Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Building construction work

2020/S 086-205624

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department of Finance
Postal address: 303 Airport Road West
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT3 9ED
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2890816555

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

DoF 2874061 James House Refurbishment Project

Reference number: 2874061
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45210000 Building construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

James House is a five-storey office block located in the Gasworks, Cromac Avenue, Belfast. First to fourth floors provide office accommodation, the ground floor providing reception areas and under croft parking. The building is split into two blocks, the main block and block D, each with a separate entrance and reception. The building is owned by DoF and is currently vacant. A full building refurbishment project is programmed to provide approximately 9 500 m2 of office accommodation for a mixture of administrative and IT businesses. DoF intend to award the contract to a main contractor led integrated supply team (IST) in September 2020 with works commencing December 2020. The IST will be responsible for the technical design and delivery of the construction project. Upgrade and replacement of existing central plant, telecoms and M and E services distribution throughout is required to accommodate new layouts. Refurbishment of existing lift machinery to meet current standards.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 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)
45213100 Construction work for commercial buildings
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0 Northern Ireland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

James House is a five-storey office block located in the Gasworks, Cromac Avenue, Belfast. First to fourth floors provide office accommodation, the ground floor providing reception areas and under croft parking. The building is split into two blocks, the main block and block D, each with a separate entrance and reception. The building is owned by DoF and is currently vacant. A full building refurbishment project is programmed to provide approximately 9 500 m2 of office accommodation for a mixture of administrative and IT businesses. DoF intend to award the contract to a main contractor led integrated supply team (IST) in September 2020 with works commencing December 2020. The IST will be responsible for the technical design and delivery of the construction project. Upgrade and replacement of existing central plant, telecoms and M and E services distribution throughout is required to accommodate new layouts. Refurbishment of existing lift machinery to meet current standards.

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: 12 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 20
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:

Refer to PQQ documentation.

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

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Refer to PQQ documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Refer to PQQ documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The economic operators’ performance on this contract will be regularly monitored. As part of its contract management procedures, the contracting authority will use the protocol for managing poor supplier performance contained in Procurement Guidance Note PGN 01/12 — Contract Management Principles and Procedures: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/publications/procurement-guidance-note-0112-contract-management-principles-and-procedures If an economic operator has received more than one current notice of written warning or a notice of unsatisfactory performance, the contracting authority, at its discretion, can consider an economic operator’s exclusion from future procurements, being undertaken on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy (NIPP), for a minimum period of 12 months or 3 years respectively. A list of bodies subject to Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy can be viewed at: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/articles/list-public-bodies-which-ni-public-procurement-policy-applies

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 02/06/2020
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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
Tender must be valid until: 30/09/2020
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
VI.3)Additional information:

CPD, in its capacity as a central purchasing body, is managing this procurement procedure on behalf of the contracting authority which is The Department of Finance. The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) to award one, some, all or no lots;

(ii) not to award any contract/framework agreement as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice or to cancel the procurement at any stage; and

(iii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition and in no circumstances will the authority be liable for any costs incurred by economic operators or candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly at the sole risk of the economic operator or candidate participating in this procurement process. No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting framework agreement or contract indeed there is no guarantee that any framework agreement or contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation, etc. will be paid if a contract or framework agreement is withdrawn for any reason. Economic operators should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Department of Finance, Construction Procurement Delivery, Procurement Operations Branch
Postal address: Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT3 9ED
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2890816555

Internet address: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/contact

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period following electronic notification (minimum of 15 calendar days for any other means of communication) to unsuccessful applicants of the award decision. For Part B services delete the standstill period wording unless a decision is taken to apply the standstill period to a Part B service.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/04/2020