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Services - 21648-2020

16/01/2020    S11    Services - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Engineering works and construction works

2020/S 011-021648

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Essex County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Market Road
Town: Chelmsford
NUTS code: UKH3
Postal code: CM1 1QH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Dawn Grover
E-mail: dawn.grover@essex.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3330136270

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.essex.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.delta-e-sourcing.com/

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://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Engineering-works-and-construction-works./KP552EUQ34
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Eastern Highways Framework 3

Reference number: 0745
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45220000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

On behalf of the Eastern Highways Alliance (EHA), Essex County Council, will be seeking contractors to undertake highways works including structural work, surfacing, road works and capital schemes for highways. The following local authorities are the current members of the EHA: Cambridgeshire County Council, Central Bedfordshire Council, Essex County Council,Hertfordshire County Council, Luton Borough Council, Norfolk County Council, Peterborough City Council, Southend on Sea Borough Council, Suffolk County Council and Thurrock Council. The procurement for this is being led by Essex County Council on behalf of the current EHA. Other Local Authorities can join the EHA and use EHF3 subject to board approval.

A bidders event will be held at 9 a.m. on the 21.1.2020 at The Hallmark Hotel, Bar Hill, Cambridge CB23 8EU. Attendance is limited to 2 attendees per organisation. If you'd like to register, please send attendees names and job titles via the e-sourcing portal

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 400 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Contractors are able to apply for up to 2 lots. Therefore if successful, the maximum a contractors could be in is Lot 1 and Lot 2, Lot 2 and Lot 3 or Lot 1 and Lot 3.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Projects Valued Between 0 and 2 000 000 GBP

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45220000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH
Main site or place of performance:

East of England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Appointment of the principal contractors for projects valued between 0 and 2 000 000 GBP.

The procurement will run using the restricted procedure, as detailed in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, based upon 2 stages:

1) Selection questionnaire (SQ) — the SQ will be based on PAS 91:2017 (using Constructionline) with the inclusion of ECC specific questions. The ECC Specific questions will only be evaluated if the Constructionline evaluation has been passed. If the contractor fails the Constructionline SQ questions then the ECC specific questions will not be evaluated. Responses will be evaluated using the selection criteria set out in the SQ. To be short listed to the Lot 1 invitation to tender stage the following number of contractors will be: for Lot 1: 8 Contractors

2) ITT — the shortlisted suppliers as described for lot 1 will be invited to submit a tender based on the ITT documentation. Responses to the ITT will be evaluated to determine the most economically advantageous tender, based on the award criteria set out in the ITT. It is envisaged that for Lot 1: 4 Contractors will be appointed.

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: 2 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Lot 1: a maximum of 8 contractors will be invited to tender (ITT) stage.

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

To respond click here https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Engineering-works-and-construction-works./DZ8A4G7469

Failure to pass any pass/fail questions will result in rejection of the bid, client specific questions will not be evaluated.ECC is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004. Full info is the bidders guidance.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Projects Valued Between 1 500 000 GBP and 7 000 000 GBP

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45220000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH
Main site or place of performance:

East of England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Appointment of the principal contractors for projects valued between 1 500 000 and 7 000 000 GBP.

The procurement will run using the restricted procedure, as detailed in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, based upon 2 stages:

1) Selection questionnaire (SQ) — the SQ will be based on PAS 91:2017 (using Constructionline) with the inclusion of ECC specific questions. The ECC Specific questions will only be evaluated if the Constructionline evaluation has been passed. If the contractor fails the Constructionline SQ questions then the ECC specific questions will not be evaluated. Responses will be evaluated using the selection criteria set out in the SQ. To be short listed to the Lot 2 invitation to tender stage the following number of contractors will be: 8

2) ITT — the shortlisted suppliers as described for each lot will be invited to submit a tender based on the ITT documentation. Responses to the ITT will be evaluated to determine the most economically advantageous tender, based on the award criteria set out in the ITT. It is envisaged that for Lot 2: 4 contractors will be appointed.

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: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

A maximum of 8 contractors will be invited to tender (ITT) stage for Lot 2.

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

To respond click here https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Engineering-works-and-construction-works./DZ8A4G7469. Failure to pass any pass/fail questions will result in rejection of the bid, client specific questions will not be evaluated.ECC is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004. Full info is the bidders guidance.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Projects Valued Between 5 000 000 to 30 000 000

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45220000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH
Main site or place of performance:

East of England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Appointment of the principal contractors for projects valued between 5 000 000 and 30 000 000 GBP.

The procurement will run using the restricted procedure, as detailed in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, based upon 2 stages:

1) Selection questionnaire (SQ) — the SQ will be based on PAS 91:2017 (using Constructionline) with the inclusion of ECC specific questions. The ECC Specific questions will only be evaluated if the Constructionline evaluation has been passed. If the contractor fails the Constructionline SQ questions then the ECC specific questions will not be evaluated. Responses will be evaluated using the selection criteria set out in the SQ. To be short listed to the Lot 3 invitation to tender stage the following number of contractors will be: 6 contractors.

2) ITT — the shortlisted suppliers as described for each lot will be invited to submit a tender based on the ITT documentation. Responses to the ITT will be evaluated to determine the most economically advantageous tender, based on the award criteria set out in the ITT. It is envisaged that for Lot 3: 3 contractors will be appointed.

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: 1.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

A maximum of 6 contractors for Lot 3 will be invited to tender (ITT) stage.

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

To respond click here https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Engineering-works-and-construction-works./DZ8A4G7469

Failure to pass any pass/fail questions will result in rejection of the bid, client specific questions will not be evaluated.ECC is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004. Full info is the bidders guidance

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: 14/02/2020
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
Duration in months: 4 (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
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract maybe suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For this tender Essex County Council will be using the BiP Delta eSourcing portal https://www.deltaesourcing.com throughout the procurement process, and all communications with Essex County Council relating to this procurement exercise must be via the portal message system.

To access and respond to this opportunity, go to https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Engineering-works-and-construction-works./DZ8A4G7469. Alternatively potential bidders can use http://www.delta-esourcing.com and input access code:DZ8A4G7469 to gain access to the tender documentation. Please note that potential bidders will need to register on the delta eSourcing system to view the procurement documentation for this tender, registration is free of charge. If you experience any technical difficulties from accessing the above URL, then please contact the delta eSourcing Helpdesk or call 0845 270 7050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com

The tender documents are available on:

(a) the eSourcing Portal 'BiP Delta', via the links detailed above;

(b) the government contracts finder website: https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder

(c) ECC's opportunities listing: http://www.essex.gov.uk/Business-Partners/Supplying-Council/Pages/default.aspx

It is recommended that any bidder not already registered on the BiP Delta eSourcing, register at the earliest opportunity. Essex County Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement exercise and/or not award all or part of a contract. Essex County Council will not be responsible for any costs incurred by bidders in relation to this procurement exercise. The procurement is subject at all times to the terms and conditions set out in the procurement documents.

Essex County Council has adopted Construction line, the UK's leading procurement and supply chain management service to streamline the procurement and assessment of contractors applying for this opportunity: https://www.constructionline.co.uk

If you are already a Construction line member, you will not need to complete our full SSQ — simply supply your Constructionline membership number, ensure the following sections are verified on your profile:

— C1: Company information,

— C2: Financial and insurance information,

— C3: Business and professional standing,

— C4: Health and safety,

— O1: Equal opportunity and diversity,

— O2: Environmental management,

— O3: Quality management,

— O4: BIM and ensure your complete our client specific questions.

Please ensure you log-in to your Constructionline profile and confirm the information they hold on your company is accurate and that you are verified for 45220000 or an equivalent work category and have a notational value as a minimum for the following lots:

Lot 1 with a minimum of 2 000 000 GBP;

Lot 2 with a minimum of 7 000 000 GBP; and

Lot 3 with a minimum of 30 000 000 GBP in place.

Please note it is the bidder's responsibility to ensure the profile is valid by the closing date of this advert and meets the requirements of this notice. Applications who are not Constructionline members are encouraged to do so as this will simplify the pre-qualification process. To apply to Constructionline in relation to this contract notice contact David Marshall on 07919 298675 or by email david.marshall@constructionline.co.uk

Suppliers who are not Constructionline members will not be precluded from expressing an interest in this contract notice but will need to demonstrate that they meet the pre-qualification requirements, through the completion of a full questionnaire.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Engineering-works-and-construction-works./KP552EUQ34

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/KP552EUQ34

GO Reference: GO-2020113-PRO-15801238

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: High Sourt
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
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:
13/01/2020