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United Kingdom-Dudley: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.dudley.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk
Section II: Object
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
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.
New Build Extension and Conversion Works (NBC)
Within the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley.
New build extension and conversion works (NBC).
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.
Alteration, Adaptation, Improvement and Repair Works (AAIR)
Alteration, adaptation, improvement and repair works (AAIR).
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
As in procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
In March 2025.
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: email@example.com
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.
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’.
Internet address: www.dudley.gov.uk