Services - 227655-2017

15/06/2017    S113

United Kingdom-Wolverhampton: Repair and maintenance services

2017/S 113-227655

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Bromford Housing Group Ltd (‘Bromford’)
Town: Wolverhampton
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Bromford Housing Group Ltd (& its subsidiaries) Potential Upcoming Procurement Services Opportunities 2017/2018.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
50000000 Repair and maintenance services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

We are now conducting soft market testing exercises to understand market capability and appetite. The feedback obtained will be used to shape our procurement strategies. Expressions of interest are now invited from potential contractors and suppliers who are content to participate in the soft market testing exercise.

This PIN notice does not formally bind Bromford to proceed with any procurement exercises ans is purely for market engagement purposes. In the event that Bromford decides to proceed with any procurement processes pursuant to this PIN separate contract notices will be issued.

The Contracting Authority — Bromford Housing Group Ltd (‘Bromford’) is a group of registered providers of social housing and support services, including Bromford Housing Association Limited, Bromford Home Ownership Limited, Bromford Assured Homes Limited and Bromford Developments Limited.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
50750000 Lift-maintenance services
42416000 Lifts, skip hoists, hoists, escalators and moving walkways
42416100 Lifts
44115600 Stairlifts
45222110 Waste disposal site construction work
45232452 Drainage works
50710000 Repair and maintenance services of electrical and mechanical building installations
65100000 Water distribution and related services
71314310 Heating engineering services for buildings
71631000 Technical inspection services
71632000 Technical testing services
71700000 Monitoring and control services
85142300 Hygiene services
90000000 Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services
90500000 Refuse and waste related services
90510000 Refuse disposal and treatment
90524300 Removal services of biological waste
90700000 Environmental services
90900000 Cleaning and sanitation services
45232430 Water-treatment work
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bromford are based predominantly in central England, operating within the administrative areas of 58 local authorities including across the West Midlands, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Gloucestershire, Cirencester, Cotswolds, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire and some areas of East Wales.

Creating strong thriving communities has been Bromford's passion for over 50 years, the organisation currently manages 29 000 properties, providing a place to call home for over 60 000 people. In 2015/16, Bromford invested £50m from its surpluses and reserves to commence construction of 727 new homes, with 465 completed within that financial year. The Group is aspiring to build 5 311 new homes over the next five years across a range of tenure types including affordable housing, shared ownership, retirement living and outright sale.

Recognised for demonstrating industry-leading financial strength and customer satisfaction, and in a world where public funding is tight and every penny counts, Bromford works hard to provide high-quality affordable homes, achieve significant Value for Money, provide strong social value to UK plc and launch and maintain innovative and efficient services.

You can read more about Bromford's aims and objectives which are set out in Our Statement of Strategy, available on our website.

In order to deliver the new homes, and to maintain its existing housing stock, Bromford is in the process of developing procurement strategies to acquire contractors who can provide both general and specialist works as well as suppliers who can provide materials, services and utilities.

In summary the commodities that Bromford is currently considering are as follows:-

Waste collection, sorting and disposal.

Water hygiene & legionella testing.

Servicing, maintenance & repair of passenger, stair & vertical lifts.

Drainage cleaning.

Void / vacant property management & environmental cleans.

Bromford is considering which requirements may be included in any proposed contract / framework agreement and the above list should not be considered as conclusive or final.

Bromford may hold potential supplier / contractor engagement days. These will focus upon informing and shaping procurement strategies and to identify opportunities to improve service delivery efficiency and effectiveness and or reduce costs, testing ideas, visions and objectives, to identify opportunities, innovation and supply market offerings. Bromford is under no obligation to follow up the event day in any way or with any interested parties.

Potential suppliers / contractors interested in some or all of the commodities covered by the scope of this PIN and who would like to participate in any potential supplier / contractor engagement day (if held) should send an expression of interest email by no later than 18th July to: providing the:-

Name of their organisation.

Their Name.

Job title.

Direct contact telephone number.

Direct email address.

Succint details of the commodities they are interested in from the list above.

Introductory, company information, marketing or other material is not required and should not be sent.

Bromford is committed to ensuring fairness, openness and transparency and so a fixed point of contact for this PIN is provided above. Interested suppliers / contractors are requested not to contact any other individual or team at Bromford Group or any of its advisors to support this approach.

II.2.14)Additional information

In addition potential suppliers / contractors may wish to register on the Due north — Pro Contract procurement portal that Bromford utilises to electronically conduct its procurement processes. Please visit the following link where you can register for free or if already registered check your registration details:

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This PIN notice does not constitute a call for competition to procure any works, goods or services for Bromford, and interested potential suppliers / contractors should note that Bromford will not be liable for any costs, fees or expenses incurred by any party in relation to this PIN.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: