Works - 296636-2016

27/08/2016    S165    Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Kilmarnock: Building construction work

2016/S 165-296636

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: East Ayrshire Council
Postal address: Corporate Procurement Team, London Road HQ
Town: Kilmarnock
NUTS code: UKM33
Postal code: KA3 7BU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Lesley McLean – Corporate Procurement Manager
Telephone: +44 1563576183
Fax: +44 1563576067

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

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:
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:
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

The Appointment of a Main Contractor — Knockroon Learning and Enterprise Campus.

Reference number: PS/16/29
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

EAC wish to appoint a Main Contractor.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 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: UKM33
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

East Ayrshire Council wishes to appoint a Main Contractor to construct a new Learning and Enterprise Campus. The proposed campus development in the Broomfield area of Cumnock will include: a merged primary school, incorporating Greenmill Primary School and Early Childhood Centre, Barshare Primary School Supported Learning Centre and Early Childhood Centre, Hillside Primary School, Auchinleck Academy and Cumnock Academy. The proposals also include further education and business enterprise facilities.

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
Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 03/04/2017
End: 31/07/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
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
List and brief description of conditions:

With reference to ESPD question 4A.1 (Trade Registers): If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

4B1.1 — Bidders will be required to have a minimum general yearly turnover of 100 000 000 GBP (twice the contract value) for the last 3 years;

4B2.1 — Bidders will be required to have a minimum yearly turnover of 100 000 000 GBP for the last 3 years in the specific business area covered by this contract;

4B.4 — EAC will commission an independent third party credit report from Experian within 7 calendar days of the submission date, using the Company Registration number supplied by the bidder. Any Applicant who does not meet EAC's minimum threshold of a Commercial Delphi Score of 50 out of 100 will have the ESPD submission regarded as a ‘Fail’ and will not be considered further. Credit reports from other agencies will not be considered.

It is the bidders responsibility to ensure that all information held by Experian is current and accurate on the submission date of this ESPD. EAC will not enter into discussions with bidders who fail to ensure that their Experian scores are accurate by the due submission date.

In the event that a firm does not meet the financial criteria for consideration but has a parent company that does, the firm may still be eligible for consideration where their Tender Submission is supported by a Parent Company Guarantee.

Bidders must also note that information in relation to any Performance Bond or Liquidated Damages will be detailed in the Invitation to Tender document.

Contractors Employers Liability Insurance 10 000 000 GBP min.;

Public/Product Liability Insurance 50 000 000 GBP min.;

Professional Indemnity Insurance 10 000 000 GBP min.;

Contract Works Insurance 55 000 000 GBP min.

All bidders must complete EAC's Insurance Questionnaire.

Please refer to additional guidance uploaded onto PCS-T.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Full details will be provided within the Invitation to Tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
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: 26/09/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 10/10/2016
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

With reference to ESPD questions in relation to Financial and Economic Standing, bidders are required to download and read the Knockroon ESPD Guidance Documents in relation to Financial and Economic Standing and Insurance.

With reference to all ESPD question at Section 4D Quality Assurance Schemes and Environmental Management Standards (including Health and Safety), bidders are required to download and read the Knockroon ESPD Q4 Guidance Document which is available via PCS-T. This document contains EAC's minimum requirements/standards in relation to Quality Assurance, Environmental Management Standards and Health and Safety.

All bidders must complete EAC's Health and Safety Questionnaire.

All bidders must ensure relevant documentation e.g: SSIP accreditation certificates are uploaded with their submission.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The Project code is project_6137. For more information see:

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Under the terms of this contract the successful Contractor will be required to deliver Community Benefits. Bidders are advised that Community Benefits will be a ‘contractual obligation’ contained within the Employers Requirements and ‘minimum’ requirements will be stated in the Invitation to Tender Documents. Bidders will also be required to propose additional Community Benefits over and above the minimum requirements set out in the ITT, these additional benefits will form part of the scored quality criteria.

(SC Ref:458439).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: East Ayrshire Council
Postal address: Corporate Procurement Team, London Road HQ
Town: Kilmarnock
Postal code: KA3 7BU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1563576183
Fax: +44 1563576067

Internet address:

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: