Works - 314847-2020

06/07/2020    S128

United Kingdom-Dudley: Building construction work

2020/S 128-314847

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Postal address: Council House, Priory Road
Town: Dudley
NUTS code: UKG36 Dudley
Postal code: DY1 1HF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ronny Tigere
E-mail: place.procure@dudley.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1384812683

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.dudley.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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
II.1.1)Title:

DUD — Provision of Major Adaptations and Housing Assistance Works, Together with all Associated Works to Council Owned, Privately Owned and Housing Association Rented Homes within the Borough of Dudley

Reference number: H688-Retender
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45210000 Building construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Dudley MBC is seeking to enter into a contractual relationship with suitably experienced and competent building contractors to deliver a range of building works to domestic properties.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 24 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

New Build Extension and Conversion Works (NBC)

Lot No: A
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211100 Construction work for houses
45211300 Houses construction work
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG36 Dudley
Main site or place of performance:

Within the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

New build extension and conversion works (NBC).

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: 12 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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

Lot A is estimated to deliver workstreams equivalent to GBP 3 125 billion per annum or GBP 12.5 million over 4 years, This is a 4-year contract with a break clause at 2 years with an option to extend by further 2 years subject to performance during the initial term. The Council reserves the right to terminate the contract in the event of non-performance at any point during the term of the contract.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Alteration, Adaptation, Improvement and Repair Works (AAIR)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211100 Construction work for houses
45211300 Houses construction work
45211310 Bathrooms construction work
45000000 Construction work
45210000 Building construction work
45211000 Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
45311000 Electrical wiring and fitting work
45262700 Building alteration work
45453100 Refurbishment work
45453000 Overhaul and refurbishment work
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG36 Dudley
Main site or place of performance:

Within the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Alteration, adaptation, improvement and repair works (AAIR).

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: 12 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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

Lot B is estimated to deliver workstreams equivalent to GBP 3 million per annum or GBP 12 million over 4 years, This is a 4-year contract with a break clause at 2 years with an option to extend by a further 2 years subject to performance during the initial term. The Council reserves the right to terminate the contract in the event of non-performance at any point during the term of the contract.

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:

As in procurement documents.

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

As in procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As in procurement documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

As in procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As in procurement documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As in procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open 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: 2020/S 052-124908
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 04/08/2020
Local time: 12:00
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/08/2020
Local time: 12:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

In March 2025.

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:

This exercise is being conducted in electronic format (eTender). If you wish to take part please register with Dudley MBC eTendering website www.blackcountry business.co.uk and use the register/sign in button which is located on the left-hand side of the page and complete the registration forms. Following registration, an email will be sent to you advising of your user ID along with a reminder of your email address and password.

Details of the project are located under the all opportunities link which is also where you can express an interest and receive the documentation. Once you have done this you must log back into the website using the details provided following registration and locate the contract document under tenders, my tenders on the menu. The tender should be received no later than Tuesday 4 August 2020 at 12.00 and will be available for download until 23.59 on Monday 3 August 2020. URL: www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk

To access documents bidders are required to register with the website.

This may be done in two ways:

1) use the register/sign in button located on the home screen; or

2) find the project under the all opportunities link and use the express interest button.

Companies who have previously registered with the website will be invited to input their login detail. Once an expression of interest has been accepted by the system, users must log back into the system to access documents. Now they will appear under the my tenders tab.

Further assistance with the system may be obtained by contacting commercial and procurement team on:

— telephone: 01384812683, or

— email: commercialandprocurement@dudley.gov.uk

Guidance documents are also published under the help screen which can be found on the home screen at: www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk

The Council expressly reserves the right:

1) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice;

2) to make whatever changes it sees fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition;

3) to award contracts in respect of any parts of the requirement covered by this notice; and

4) to award contract(s) in stages and in no circumstances will the Council be liable for any costs incurred by candidates;

5) to award contracts for one, two or more lots without awarding contracts for all lots;

6) to abandon the procurement process due to reasons caused by a pandemic such as Covid-19 and other pandemics acts of God classed as Force Majeure fitting criteria of global pandemic according to WHO, Public Health England (PHE) which makes it impossible to continue with procurement process or contract performance;

7) the Council reserves the right not to award the contract to where it deems bids received are abnormally low to the pre-tender estimate after carrying due diligence test in line with PCR (2015) Reg.69;

8) the Council reserves the right to modify the contract during its term in line with conditions provided for in PCR (2015) Reg.72, in circumstance where it is impossible to carryout further competition for parts of contract which have become necessary, but where not previously included in the initial call for competition.

The Council will always take legal advise from procurement lawyers in exercising these rights to ensure that competition is not stifled and provide equal treatment of all economic operators. Neither the Council is to be liable for any costs, fees or expenses incurred by any party expressing any interest in or participating in this procurement process. The Council is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004. All information received will be dealt with in accordance with that Act and information to which the environmental information regulations apply will be dealt with in accordance with those regulations.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Town: Brierley Hill
Postal code: DY5 1LN
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Town: Brierley Hill
Postal code: DY5 1LN
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be started within 30 days beginning with the date when the aggrieved party first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen. The Court may extend the time limit for starting proceedings where the Court considers that there is a good reason for doing so but not so as to permit proceedings to be started more than 3 months after that date. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages or, where the contract award procedures have not been followed correctly, declare the contract to be ‘ineffective’.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Town: Brierley Hill
Postal code: DY5 1LN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: place.procure@dudley.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1384812683

Internet address: www.dudley.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/07/2020