Works - 298141-2018

11/07/2018    S131    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Construction, foundation and surface works for highways, roads

2018/S 131-298141

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Essex County Council
County Hall, Market Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sophie Dunning or Dawn Grover
Telephone: +44 3330131626
NUTS code: UKH3

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

M11 Junction 7a

Reference number: 0678
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45233000 - IA01
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Essex County Council (ECC) is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced Contractor to undertake the design and construction of the M11 Junction 7a highways scheme. The proposed M11 J7A works will comprise of a grade separated junction (GSJ) connected by a new overbridge, new entry / exit slip roads to the M11. A new link road joining the M11 to the B183 in Harlow will also be included. The B183 will be widened locally allowing access to the A414. The appointment will be based on the NEC3 Engineering Construction Contract Option A — Priced Contract with Activity Schedule. The anticipated contract value is 45 000 000 GBP — 50 000 000 GBP.

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)
45112730 - IA01
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement will be run using the restricted procedure, as detailed in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The restricted tendering procedure will be based upon 2 stages:

1. Selection Questionnaire (SQ) — the selection questionnaire will be based on PAS 91:2013+A1:2017, with the inclusion of ECC specific questions. Responses to the SQ will be evaluated taking into account the selection criteria set out in the SQ. 5 suppliers will be shortlisted to the Invitation to Tender stage,

2. Invitation to Tender (ITT) — the 5 shortlisted suppliers will be invited to submit a tender based on ITT documentation. Responses to the ITT will be evaluated to determine the most economically advantageous tender, based on the award criteria set out in the ITT.

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: 10/06/2019
End: 07/04/2027
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 107-243031
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/08/2018
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 12/11/2018
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: 4 (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
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

For this tender Essex County Council will be using the BiP Delta eSourcing portal throughout the procurement process, and all communications with Essex County Council relating to this procurement exercise must be via the portal message system. To access and respond to this opportunity, please go to:

Alternatively potential bidders can use use and input access code N82FX32TVB to gain access to the SQ and tender documentation. Please note that potential bidders will need to register on the delta eSourcing system to view the procurement documentation for this tender, registration is free of charge. If you experience any technical difficulties from accessing the above URL, then please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk by phone: 0845 270 7050 or email:

It is recommended that any bidder not already registered on the BiP Delta eSourcing, register at the earliest opportunity. The deadline for SQ submissions is 14:00 on 8.8.2018. Essex County Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement exercise and/or not to award all or part of a contract. Essex County Council will not be responsible for any costs incurred by bidders in relation to this procurement exercise. The procurement is subject at all times to the terms and conditions set out in the procurement documents.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-201879-PRO-12765261

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
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: