Works - 215864-2016

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25/06/2016    S121

United Kingdom-Dartford: Building construction work

2016/S 121-215864

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Dartford Borough Council
Postal address: Civic Centre, Home Gardens
Town: Dartford
Postal code: DA1 1DR
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mr Toby Cobbin
E-mail: toby.cobbin@dartford.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1322343315

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.dartford.gov.uk/

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: Dartford Borough Council
Postal address: Civic Centre, Home Gardens
Town: Dartford
Postal code: DA1 1DR
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mr Toby Cobbin
E-mail: toby.cobbin@dartford.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1322343315

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
Official name: Dartford Borough Council
Postal address: Civic Centre, Home Gardens
Town: Dartford
Postal code: DA1 1DR
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mr Toby Cobbin
E-mail: toby.cobbin@dartford.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1322343315

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: Dartford Borough Council
Postal address: Civic Centre, Home Gardens
Town: Dartford
Postal code: DA1 1DR
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mr Toby Cobbin
E-mail: toby.cobbin@dartford.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1322343315

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
New Build Housing: Coleridge Road, Shaftesbury Lane and Cavell Crescent, Dartford.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Execution

NUTS code UKJ4 Kent

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Dartford Borough Council is seeking a suitable construction contractor for the new build of 51 housing units on land at Coleridge Road, Shaftesbury Lane and Cavell Crescent, Dartford.
The contract is for design and construction works under a JCT Design and Build contract. It is estimated that the contract will be for approx. 18 months but this is only a guideline.

Full details of the project can be obtained by registering a formal expression of interest for this opportunity on the Kent Business Portal: www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk

Please note that this is a restricted procurement process so there will be a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) for the short-listing stage and then an Invitation To Tender (ITT) and associated tender documents for the second stage. However, as per the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, Dartford Borough Council is required to publish all project documents, for both stages, from the outset.
Therefore, please note that the deadline for submission of your completed PQQ only is: 12:00:00 on Monday, 1.8.2016 (GMT).
Following the evaluation of all returned PQQs, it is envisaged that a maximum of 4 applicants will be invited to tender. The Council hopes to notify all companies, successful and unsuccessful at PQQ stage, by the end of August 2016 with a view to re-publishing the Invitation To Tender (ITT) and associated tender documents to the shortlisted applicants at the beginning of September 2016.
The deadline for the submission of the completed tender documents will be confirmed at the time of notifying the successful applicants and re-publishing the Invitation To Tender (ITT) and associated tender documents.

Once you have formally registered your expression of interest, the nominated contact for your company will be sent 2 emails. The 1st will confirm your expression of interest and the second will contain a link to enable you to access all the project documents for this quotation. Should you fail to receive the email notifications, please login to the supplier homepage of the Kent Business Portal: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/fr m_home ?ReadForm and follow the steps below:

1. Click on the My Opportunities link on the right hand side;
2. Change the Organisations drop-down menu to Dartford Borough Council and wait for the screen to refresh;
3. Click on the Contract ID link for the New Build Housing: Coleridge Road, Shaftesbury Lane and Cavell Crescent, Dartford opportunity;
4. Click on the New Build Housing: Coleridge Road, Shaftesbury Lane and Cavell Crescent, Dartford title link and from the next screen you will be able to view and download all the project documents.
If you are viewing this opportunity outside of the Kent Business Portal, follow the instructions below to see the advert and formally register your expression of interest:

1. Click on the following link to open the Opportunities page on the Kent Business Portal: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/f rm_opportunity_search?openForm&from=frm_home

2. Change the Organisations drop-down menu to Dartford Borough Council and click on the ‘Search’ button;
3. Click on the Contract Title link for the New Build Housing: Coleridge Road, Shaftesbury Lane and Cavell Crescent, Dartford project;
4. If you are a registered user of the Kent Business Portal click on the Login and Register Interest button at the bottom of the screen otherwise click on the Register Free link at the top of the page.

If you have any queries please contact Dartford Borough Council's Procurement Team by email: procurement@dartford.gov.uk

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45210000 Building construction work, 45211300 Houses construction work, 45211341 Flats construction work

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
A single design and build contractor will be appointed for all work.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 6 600 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 18 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
A performance bond or guarantee may be required. Appropriate levels of insurance will also be required. Further information will be provided in the PQQ and tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Tenders must be priced in pounds sterling and all payments under the Contract shall be made in pounds sterling (GBP). Payment arrangements will be set out in the Invitation to Tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
No special legal form is required but the Contracting Authority reserves the right to require 1 party to undertake primary contracting responsibility for the services or to require that 1 or more parties are jointly and severally liable.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Details will be set out in the Contract Documents. A standard form of building contract such as JCT will be used.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire consistent with the provisions of The Public Contract Regulations 2015. The Contracting Authority need not consider any request to participate unless it is accompanied by a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. The Questionnaire is available from the address in Section I.1) and must be returned in accordance with the provisions set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire by the date stipulated at Section IV.3.4).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire consistent with the provisions of The Public Contract Regulations 2015. The Contracting Authority need not consider any request to participate unless it is accompanied by a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. The Questionnaire is available from the address in Section I.1) and must be returned in accordance with the provisions set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire by the date stipulated at Section IV.3.4).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). In addition to meeting the minimum levels, only the highest scoring 4 applicants (maximum) will be taken through to the Invitation to Tender (ITT stage).
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire consistent with the provisions of The Public Contract Regulations 2015. The Contracting Authority need not consider any request to participate unless it is accompanied by a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. The Questionnaire is available from the address in Section I.1) and must be returned in accordance with the provisions set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire by the date stipulated at Section IV.3.4).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). In addition to meeting the minimum levels, only the highest scoring 4 applicants (maximum) will be taken through to the Invitation to Tender (ITT stage).
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: In accordance with the provision of The Public Contract Regulations 2015. Evidence of economic and financial standing and technical competence will be required as defined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). There will be some pass / fail criteria contained within the PQQ. Candidates who do not demonstrate compliance with any of the pass / fail criteria will be excluded from the procurement exercise. Based on the selection criteria which will be contained in the PQQ, the Contracting Authority will select a maximum of 4 potential providers who will be taken through to the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
AB5H-MF10EJ
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 1.8.2016 - 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
1.8.2016 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) documentation relating to this tender can be downloaded from the Contracting Authority's tender portal via the following website address: http://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk (the ‘Portal’). The Portal is free of charge. To register please follow the supplier registration guidance which is available on the Portal. Contractors wishing to be considered for this tendering opportunity must complete the PQQ and return it by uploading it to the Portal together with the requested supporting documents. The deadline for return of the PQQ is stipulated at Section IV.3.4) Please note: You must register your interest via the Portal if you intend to submit a PQQ. Any further information, such as PQQ clarification questions and responses will be uploaded to the Portal. The PQQ documents will be available for download up until the closing time and date for submissions. It is the organisation's responsibility to ensure that they download the documents in ample time to ensure that they can be completed and returned, along with supporting documents, prior to the closing time and date stipulated at Section IV.3.4). The Contracting Authority does not bind itself to enter into any Contract as a result of the publication of this Contract Notice and will not, under any circumstances, have any liability for any costs any person responding to this Contract Notice incurs in any part of the tender process.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Official name: Office of Government Commerce
Postal address: 1 Horse Guard Parade
Town: London
Postal code: SW1A2HQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8540004999

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21.6.2016