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Works - 333535-2018

01/08/2018    S146    - - Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Londonderry: Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses

2018/S 146-333535

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Apex Housing Association Limited
10 Butcher Street, Londonderry
Londonderry
BT48 6HL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Director of Development and Procurement
Telephone: +44 2871304800
E-mail: development@apex.org.uk
Fax: +44 2871304801
NUTS code: UKN

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.apex.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.apex.org.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
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Apex Housing Association — Provision of Site, Design and Build — Social Housing Scheme, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh

Reference number: DB18-001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45211000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The Project is for the provision and the delivery of multiple social housing units in the Enniskillen Development Area delineated in Annex A of the MOI (which can be obtained by contacting the contact identified above) by means of design and build. Participants must provide the land, design, construction and ensure completion of the scheme for Apex in accordance with the DfC Housing Association Guide; Client's Requirements and statutory body requirements.

Apex is inviting Developers, who can demonstrate that they either:

i) own the site and can provide clear non- encumbered title to Apex or

ii) have an exclusive arrangement with the landowner enabling the transfer of the site to Apex, with clear non-encumbered title, to submit proposals for the provision of social housing on the site.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 600 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Project is for the provision of the delivery of multiple social housing units in the Enniskillen Development Area delineated in Annex A of the MOI (which can be obtained by contacting the contact identified above) by means of design and build. Participants must provide the land, design, construction and ensure completion of the scheme for Apex in accordance with the DfC Housing Association Guide; Client's Requirements and statutory body requirements.

Apex is inviting Developers, who can demonstrate that they either:

i) own the site and can provide clear non- encumbered title to Apex or

ii) have an exclusive arrangement with the landowner enabling the transfer of the site to Apex, with clear non-encumbered title, to submit proposals for the provision of social housing on the site. Apex anticipates that the minimum size of development which it will consider as part of the evaluation is 10 units, however, it reserves, at its sole discretion, the right to contract with a Developer in respect of a site with fewer units.

Developers should note that the maximum size of development that it is envisaged will be eligible for DfC funding is 40 units. While there may be some limited tolerance above this number, any tenders proposing a development with a number of units in excess of 110% of this number will be rejected and not considered as part of the evaluation.

Following evaluation of proposals, Apex will rank the Developer's proposals. Apex thereafter anticipates contracting with 1 or more Developers. Apex can determine at its sole discretion how many Developers it will contract with, and ultimately Apex will make this assessment on whether to contract with 1 or more Developer based on affordability including in the context of the availability of DfC funding. Apex reserves the right to make staggered awards to 1 or more Developers over a period of 12 months from tender submission date.

If Apex elects to contract with a Developer it shall enter into a conditional sale agreement. The Developer shall work with Apex to secure Apex approval of the detailed design and secure planning approval (at risk) (in accordance with the conditional sale agreement) which will enable Apex to apply to NIHE for funding. Apex and the Developer will be required to work cooperatively to finalise the proposal and to secure these approvals (at risk). For the avoidance of doubt, Apex can elect to cancel the conditional sale agreement at any stage in the event that the Developer cannot satisfy the conditions contained in it.

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: 4 600 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/10/2018
End: 30/09/2021
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

The duration of the contract will depend on time taken to achieve satisfaction of conditions necessary to deliver the scheme including DfC approval and planning permission, as well as the expected build time for the scheme.As such the duration included in II.2.7) is an estimate only. The actual contract duration is likely to vary from these estimates depending on the specifics of the scheme proposed

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

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 03/09/2018
Local time: 13:00
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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/09/2018
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland
Chichester Street, Belfast
Belfast
BT1 3JF
United Kingdom
E-mail: office@courtsni.gov.uk
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:
27/07/2018