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United Kingdom-Cookstown: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Section II: Object
DE — 2900874 — Appointment of an IST for Phoenix IPS Cookstown
The project is for the provision of design development and construction of a new build seven class primary school and single nursery to replace the existing accommodation at Phoenix Integrated Primary School, 80 Fountain Rd, Cookstown BT80 8QF. Works are to include the provision of all hard and soft play areas, car parking and ancillary works, including extensive cut and fill into existing underlying ground. Demolition of the existing school facilities will also be required. The project will be delivered to BIM Level 2. The project will consist of a phased approach to the construction of the new school and nursery, phased decant and demolition of the existing school and nursery. The project will be delivered within a live fully operational environment. Refer to the procurement documents for further information. The contract period is expected to be approximately 18 months.
Phoenix Integrated Primary School, 80 Fountain Rd, Cookstown BT80 8QF.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Refer to PQQ documents.
The economic operators’ performance on this contract will be regularly monitored. As part of its contract management procedures, the contracting authority will use the protocol for managing poor supplier performance contained in procurement guidance note PGN 01/12 — Contract management principles and procedures:. https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/publications/procurement-guidance-note-0112-contract-management-principles-and-procedures If an economic operator has received more than one current notice of written warning or a notice of unsatisfactory performance, the contracting authority, at its discretion, can consider an economic operator’s exclusion from future procurements, being undertaken on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy (NIPP), for a minimum period of 12 months or 3 years respectively. A list of bodies subject to Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy can be viewed at: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/articles/list-public-bodies-which-ni-public-procurement-policy-applies
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
PQQs will be issued and should be returned via CPD’s electronic tendering system (eTendersNI). Details regarding the operation of eTendersNI are contained within the call for tender (CfT). McAdam Design Ltd is administering this procurement on behalf of the contracting authority. The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:
(i) to award one, some, all or no lots;
(ii) not to award any contract/framework agreement as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice or to cancel the procurement at any stage; and
(iii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition.
In no circumstances will the authority be liable for any costs incurred by economic operators or candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly at the sole risk of the economic operator or candidate participating in this procurement process. No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting framework agreement or contract indeed there is no guarantee that any framework agreement or contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation, etc. will be paid if a contract or framework agreement is withdrawn for any reason. Economic operators should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.
This procurement is governed by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and provides for economic operators who have suffered or who risk suffering, loss or damage, as a consequence of an alleged breach of the duty owed in accordance with Regulation 91 to start proceedings in the High Court. A standstill period will commence at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Any proceedings relating to any perceived non-compliance with the relevant law must be started within 30 days, beginning with the date when the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen. (A court may extend the time limit to 3 months, where the court considers that there is a good reason for doing so).