Services - 305262-2020

30/06/2020    S124    Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Haddington: Ground investigation services

2020/S 124-305262

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: East Lothian Council
Postal address: John Muir House
Town: Haddington, East Lothian
NUTS code: UKM73 East Lothian and Midlothian
Postal code: EH41 3HA
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1620827827

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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

Award of Ground Investigations for Musselburgh Flood Protection Scheme

Reference number: ELC-20-2217
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71351500 Ground investigation services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Ground investigation services for Musselburgh Flood Protection Scheme.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM73 East Lothian and Midlothian
Main site or place of performance:

Musselburgh, East Lothian.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

East Lothian Council intends to appoint a supplier to provide ground investigation services for the Musselburgh Flood Protection Scheme.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Methodology / Weighting: 16 %
Quality criterion - Name: Personnel proposed / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: Health and safety / Weighting: 8 %
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control / Weighting: 6 %
Price - Weighting: 60 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

If an additional ground investigation study is deemed to be necessary, this contract will include the provision of such a requirement.

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 2020/S 056-134580
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: ELC-20-2217
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 13
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 10
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 13
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ian Farmer Associates (1998) Ltd
Postal address: 6 Lambhill Quadrant, Kinning Park
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM73 East Lothian and Midlothian
Postal code: G41 1SB
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1698230231
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 350 000.00 GBP
Lowest offer: 278 076.00 GBP / Highest offer: 518 885.00 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This award is for the main GI study but allows for the option of a smaller further study to the value of GBP c.50 000.

(SC Ref:624043)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Edinburgh Sheriff Court
Postal address: Sheriff Court House, 27 Chambers Street
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH1 1LB
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: