United Kingdom-Belfast: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.choice-housing.org/
Section II: Object
Main Contractor Appointment at 16-18 Dunluce Street, Larne.
TWe wish to appoint a main contractor to undertake the new build construction of 5 No new build General Needs social housing units at 16-18 Dunluce Street, Larne for the following mix of accommodation:
— 5 No 3 person 2 bedroom Category 1 apartments
The scheme has been programmed to commence on site on or prior to 31.3.2018 for inclusion in the 2017/18 Social Housing Development Programme. Planning approval was previously granted (2001) for the demolition of existing buildings and replacement with retail unit, ground and first floor offices and 6 No flats.
The contract is for the provision of 6 No new build social housing accommodation at 16-18 Dunluce Street, Larne to create:
— 6 No 3 person 2 bedroom Category 1 apartments (to include a lift).
Please note this mix may be subject to change based on the outcome of a planning application.
The site is a compact brownfield site located in Larne Town Centre in an area consisting mainly of commercial and retail properties. The site is an infill site and is currently derelict and overgrown.
Site surveys are still to be undertaken.
The contractor will be responsible for all services etc. to develop this site and for providing, prior to completion, the relevant statutory approvals and documentation.
The scheme is to be on site early 2018. The contract period is anticipated to be 12 months.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
To be detailed in the procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The cost of responding to the pre-qualification package (PQQP) and any subsequent tender information and/or participation exercise in the procurement process generally will be borne solely by the economic operator participating. A Memorandum of Information and pre-qualification questionnaire package (PQQP) is available in respect of the project referred to in Section I) above. Economic operators should note that the Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel this procurement process at any stage. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to the contract award is at the sole risk of the economic operator participating in this procurement process. All discussions and correspondence will be deemed strictly ‘Subject to Contract’ until a formal contract is entered into. The formal contract shall not be binding until it has been signed and dated by the duly authorised representatives of the parties. Any date given in Section IV) above is a best estimate at the time of dispatch. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend any such date. Neither the publication of this Notice nor the employment of any particular terminology or any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intends to hold itself bound by Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council (as Amended) as implemented by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.