United Kingdom-Swindon: Dock construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.uksbs.co.uk
Main address: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk
Section II: Object
FM19114 OREC River Frontage Remedial Works
UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) on behalf of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), wishes to establish a contract for OREC river frontage remedial works.
UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the “Regulations”).
This is a services contract being procured under the open OJEU Procedure regulations.
The RFP sets out details of the site and expectations of any successful supplier.
It is intended that the OREC river frontage remedial works will be procured using NEC engineering and construction contract (NEC3) Option A.
The completion date for these services is .1.10.2019.
See Section I.3 for access to procurement documentation.
The Site address is:
Nature of project:
The project will involve the removal of the existing timber quay structure and derelict dock gates, installation of an engineered rock revetment and repairs to concrete piles and other elements.
It will involve working at heights along the piers, docks walls and quays above the shoreline and docks. It is expect that temporary access scaffolding, towers and mobile elevated work platforms will be utilised during the works. Materials to be used for the repair works will consist mainly of rock material, steel, grout and concrete and is likely to include the delivery of bulked rock material.
A barge or other suitable vessel may be utilised for elements of the works including removal of the gates, installation of rock revetment and working along the shoreline at high tides.
Scope of works:
The scope of the project includes remedial works to the river frontage at the OREC site in Blyth, Northumberland.
For a location plan and details of the structures along the OREC river frontage, refer to Site Information document.
— removal of the open timber quay structure — approx. 40 m long and 8 m wide (Structure 4a),
— making good of remaining structures, including removal of redundant remnants (e.g. fixings, etc.) and repairs associated with the demolished timber quay.
— removal of derelict steel front gate of Dock 1 – approximately 18 m wide (Structure 5a),
— removal of derelict timber front gate of Dock 2 – approximately 16 m wide (Structure 5c),
— removal of derelict steel front gate of Dock 3 – approximately 21 m wide (Structure 5f),
— making good of remaining structures, including removal of redundant remnants (e.g. gate hinges, fixings, etc.) and repairs associated with the removed dock gates.
— inspection of the quay wall to agree and mark out the locations of the repair works,
— repairs to RC piles showing cracking, spalling and corrosion to reinforcement along approximately 170 m length of the quay wall,
— repairs to damaged infill concrete planks of wall and localised filling of voids in backing.
— design and installation of engineered rock armour to revetment to top of bank, assuring adequate surround to the existing 9 No. sewage outfalls — approximately 115 m long and 4 m high revetment design and provision of plant, access and temporary works as necessary.
The construction phase is envisaged to commence in late August 2019 and to last for approximately to 15 weeks. The duration will be confirmed by the principal contractor.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts). This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service's eSourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants shall first be registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris by following the link “Supplier eSourcing Registration”.
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The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:
(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and
(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier. If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.
The sourcing documents can be accessed at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in I.3
Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk