Works - 317995-2020

07/07/2020    S129

United Kingdom-Chichester: Building construction work

2020/S 129-317995

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: West Sussex County Council
Postal address: County Hall, West Street
Town: Chichester
NUTS code: UKJ27 West Sussex (South West)
Postal code: PO19 1RQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Terri Hudson
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: West Sussex County Council
Postal address: County Hall, West Street
Town: Chichester
NUTS code: UKJ27 West Sussex (South West)
Postal code: PO19 1RQ
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

West Sussex County Council Horsham Enterprise Park — Development Partner Procurement

Reference number: WSCC - 030949
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45210000 Building construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

West Sussex County Council (‘the Council’) is seeking a development agreement partner to invest in and deliver development, construction, sale of homes, and commercial buildings to final occupation on the 7.5 ha former Novartis Pharmaceuticals site in Horsham. The project will deliver up to 300 new homes for the community, in a range of sizes, types and tenures, including provision of affordable housing. The proposed structure of the transaction is a contractual joint venture, allowing the partner to deliver the initial phase of residential development immediately and draw down commercial phases either speculatively or when suitable occupiers are secured. The Council will receive land receipts for commercial units and land payments and overage in respect of the residential units. The Council has an option to acquire one or more of the commercial units. Further details in the procurement documentation on the portal.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
45453100 Refurbishment work
71220000 Architectural design services
71540000 Construction management services
45211300 Houses construction work
71251000 Architectural and building-surveying services
70331000 Residential property services
70000000 Real estate services
70123100 Sale of residential real estate
45111000 Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
71240000 Architectural, engineering and planning services
71247000 Supervision of building work
45214620 Research and testing facilities construction work
45211350 Multi-functional buildings construction work
45211341 Flats construction work
71530000 Construction consultancy services
70332200 Commercial property management services
45213100 Construction work for commercial buildings
71315200 Building consultancy services
45213000 Construction work for commercial buildings, warehouses and industrial buildings, buildings relating to transport
45214610 Laboratory building construction work
45213112 Shop units construction work
71400000 Urban planning and landscape architectural services
45210000 Building construction work
45211340 Multi-dwelling buildings construction work
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
45213150 Office block construction work
45112700 Landscaping work
70110000 Development services of real estate
70111000 Development of residential real estate
45211100 Construction work for houses
45213312 Car park building construction work
70112000 Development of non-residential real estate
45213350 Construction work for buildings relating to various means of transport
45213110 Shop buildings construction work
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ27 West Sussex (South West)
NUTS code: UKJ28 West Sussex (North East)
Main site or place of performance:

Horsham Enterprise Park.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The key objectives of the partnership will be to create and improve job opportunities, housing availability, local infrastructure and the local economy. The Council will procure and manage the initial site enabling works and infrastructure upgrades. Four buildings have been retained from the original site. These include two gate house buildings and a 1930s Art Deco style building and its extensions (buildings 3 and 36) that were used for offices. The central structure is locally listed, and it is assumed it will be retained. In 2020 the Council secured outline planning permission for the redevelopment of the site for up to 300 dwellings (C3) including the conversion of buildings 3 and 36 and up to 25 000 sq.m of employment space (B1), together with the provision of 618 sq.m of flexible commercial/community space (A1, A2, A3 and D1 Crèche) within the ground floor of converted building 36. Please refer to the procurement document suite, Savills’ marketing brochure and the project dataroom for further details.

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: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 5
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The estimated values in II.1.5) and II.2.6) represent the potential commercial value of the development. However, potential returns will depend on many commercial factors including (but not limited to) the performance of the developer and market conditions. Bidders should seek independent legal and commercial advice in relation to the potential value of the opportunity and the scheme as a whole.

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:

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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The partner may be required to actively participate in the achievement of social and/or environmental policy objectives relating to recruitment and training and supply-chain initiatives. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive dialogue
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
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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.2.2)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
Date: 04/09/2020
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
Tender must be valid until: 16/02/2021

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

The Concession Contracts Regulations 2016 (CCR 2016) applies to the competition. The Council intends to follow a process similar to the competitive dialogue procedure described in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) (PCR 2015). However, it reserves the right to deviate from the formalities of the PCR 2015 in conducting the competition due to the flexibilities permitted by the CCR 2016. Award criteria and further procurement documents will be provided at the commencement of the competitive dialogue stages to bidders that are shortlisted to participate. Expressions of interest: applications must be by way of completion and return of the selection questionnaire (SQ) (in accordance with the requirements set out in the SQ). The Council reserves the right not to award the opportunity or to award only part (or a different arrangement) of the opportunity described in this concession notice. The Council may be releasing the draft Invitation to submit outline solutions before the SQ return deadline stated in IV.2.2). Bidders should continue to monitor the procurement portal so that they are aware if any procurement documentation is released.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The High Court of Justice
Postal address: The Royal Court of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Regulation 47 (Notice of decision to award a concession contract); Regulation 48 (Standstill Period) and Regulation 52 to 63 of the Concession Contracts Regulations 2016 (CCR 2016). Following any decision to award the concession contract, the contracting authority will providing debriefing information to unsuccessful bidders (in accordance with Regulation 47 CCR 2016) and observe a minimum 10 day standstill period (in accordance with Regulation 48 CCR 2016) before the concession contract is entered into.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: