Works - 238506-2020

22/05/2020    S99

United Kingdom-London: Construction work

2020/S 099-238506

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Works

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: London Borough of Camden
National registration number: n/a
Postal address: 5 Pancras Square
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI31 Camden and City of London
Postal code: N1C 4AG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Kate Collins
E-mail: kate.collins@camden.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2079741892

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.camden.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/28

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://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=32997&B=LBCAMDEN
Additional information can be obtained from 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:

Public Realm Maintenance and Improvements for the London Borough of Camden

Reference number: Public Realm
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000 Construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The London Borough of Camden will be seeking to award a contract for the provision of public realm maintenance and improvements, including inspection and repair of the streets and to carry out planned works. The Council intends to appoint two contractors to provide maintenance, upgrade and improvement works to the public highway. One contractor will service one part of the borough and the second will service the other. It is anticipated that the two contracts will commence on 1 April 2021 and will be for an initial term of five years with the option to extend for three further periods of 1-year each.

The Council are therefore seeking responses from interested organisations to the questions in the attached document.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 90 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Public Realm Maintenance and Improvements — Lot 1

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
45233000 Construction, foundation and surface works for highways, roads
45233100 Construction work for highways, roads
45233130 Construction work for highways
45233131 Construction work for elevated highways
45233210 Surface work for highways
45233300 Foundation work for highways, roads, streets and footpaths
45233310 Foundation work for highways
71311220 Highways engineering services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI31 Camden and City of London
Main site or place of performance:

London Borough of Camden.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The London Borough of Camden (‘the Council’) is seeking to award a contract for the provision of public realm maintenance and improvements, including inspection and repair of the streets and to carry out planned works.

The Council intends to appoint two contractors to provide maintenance, upgrade and improvement works to the public highway for the London Borough of Camden. One contractor will service one part of the borough and the second will service the other.

It is anticipated that the two contracts will commence on 1 April 2021, and will be for an initial term of five (5) years with the option to extend for three (3) further periods of one-year each.

The Council intends to use an open tender procedure to appoint contractors for these contracts.

The Council are therefore seeking responses from interested organisations to the questions in the attached document. Please note that this is not an invitation to tender or contract notice. Suppliers will be required to respond to the contract notice separately when advertised to express their interest.

II.2.14)Additional information

Further information can be found in the procurement strategy report:

http://democracy.camden.gov.uk/ieDecisionDetails.aspx?ID=2744

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Public Realm Maintenance and Improvements — Lot 2

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45233000 Construction, foundation and surface works for highways, roads
45233100 Construction work for highways, roads
45233130 Construction work for highways
45233131 Construction work for elevated highways
45233210 Surface work for highways
45233300 Foundation work for highways, roads, streets and footpaths
45233310 Foundation work for highways
71311220 Highways engineering services
45000000 Construction work
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI31 Camden and City of London
Main site or place of performance:

London Borough of Camden.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The London Borough of Camden (‘the Council’) is seeking to award a contract for the provision of public realm maintenance and improvements, including inspection and repair of the streets and to carry out planned works.

The Council intends to appoint two contractors to provide maintenance, upgrade and improvement works to the public highway for the London Borough of Camden. One contractor will service one part of the borough and the second will service the other.

It is anticipated that the two contracts will commence on 1 April 2021, and will be for an initial term of five (5) years with the option to extend for three (3) further periods of one-year each.

The Council intends to use an open tender procedure to appoint contractors for these contracts.

The Council are therefore seeking responses from interested organisations to the questions in the attached document. Please note that this is not an invitation to tender or contract notice. Suppliers will be required to respond to the contract notice separately when advertised to express their interest.

II.2.14)Additional information

Further information can be found in the procurement strategy report:

http://democracy.camden.gov.uk/ieDecisionDetails.aspx?ID=2744

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
16/06/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The London Borough of Camden will be seeking to award a contract for the provision of public realm maintenance and improvements, including inspection and repair of the streets and to carry out planned works. The Council intends to appoint two contractors to provide maintenance, upgrade and improvement works to the public highway. One contractor will service one part of the borough and the second will service the other. It is anticipated that the two contracts will commence on 1 April 2021 and will be for an initial term of 5 years with the option to extend for three further periods of 1-year each.

The Council are therefore seeking responses from interested organisations to the questions below. Please note that this is not an invitation to tender or contract notice. Suppliers will be required to respond to the contract notice separately when advertised to express their interest.

Please submit responses via the EU Supply messaging system:

1) Are you interested in bidding for this contract opportunity?

2) Given the current restrictions due to Covid-19, is your organisation in a position to bid for a contract of this nature, based on the proposed tender and contract dates?

3) Ideally how long would you require to mobilise an experienced and dedicated team for April 2021 start? Do you see any challenges in implementing a contract under the current Covid-19 restrictions?

4) Is there anything in the timeline that stands out for you as a potential challenge to successful contract implementation? Is what the Council are asking for deliverable?

5) The contract will be let under an unamended NEC4 Term Service Contract; do you see this presenting any unacceptable challenges?

6) Please indicate what you feel are the key elements of a highway services contract, whether this be materials, labour, health and safety, other technical elements, contract management approach, value for money, cost management, quality, contract type. Please indicate 2 or 3 of your main priorities. If your main priorities are not shown, please add as appropriate.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/05/2020