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Services - 24204-2020

17/01/2020    S12    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Ellesmere Port: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2020/S 012-024204

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council
Town: Ellesmere Port
NUTS code: UKD6
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Kevin Cliffe

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Chester Northgate Surface Water Drainage NEC3 Project Management

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Council requires an experienced and available consultant to act as the NEC3 project manager and supervisor roles for the Chester Northgate off-site surface water drainage project.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD63
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The service will support part of the Chester Northgate Poject, specifically the off-site surface water drainage element.

The Northgate Project has reached the stage of the appointment of a preferred bidder – Vinci Construction UK — and RIBA design Stage 4, technical design.

Vinci have appointed their contractors design team (CDT) and have a preferred tunnelling sub-contractor.

This procurement is for a client side NEC3 project manager and supervisor and all other possible related elements that the council may decide throughout the lifetime of the contract.

For more details on this consultancy appointment please see the tender documents.

The value provided is an estimate only based on a current value of the drainage works of 4 850 000 GBP. It is intended to cover all possible variations of whatever nature throughout the life of the contract as the technically complex works progress and conditions become clearer.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 09/03/2020
End: 20/07/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Dependent on progress — the dates are provided are estimates only at this point.

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

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
Accelerated procedure

The off-site water drainage works are technically complex to the point that specialist civil engineering project management is needed. Until the full extent of the works was understood (a bored tunnel sewer) the need for this role was not identified.

The works themselves are already commissioned under a JCT D&B construction contract but require completion in strictly defined limits using an engineering form of contract (NEC3 Option A).

In order to meet these time constraints the appointment of project manager and supervisor have become critical, therefore an accelerated procedure is necessary.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 03/02/2020
Local time: 10:00
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 03/02/2020
Local time: 10:00

Via The Chest.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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: