Works - 333685-2020

15/07/2020    S135

United Kingdom-London: Waste-treatment plant construction work

2020/S 135-333685

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: North London Waste Authority
Postal address: Unit 1b Berol House, 25 Ashley Road, Tottenham Hale
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI43 Haringey and Islington
Postal code: N17 9LJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: nlhppprocurement@nlwa.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2084895867
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.nlwa.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.northlondonheatandpower.london
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nlwa/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nlwa/
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
Environment

Section II: Object

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

Energy Recovery Facility (‘ERF‘) Construction Works Including all Buildings, Infrastructure and Works for the North London Heat and Power Project (‘NLHPP’)

Reference number: NLHPP00000026
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45222100 Waste-treatment plant construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

North London Waste Authority (the ‘Authority’) is seeking a contractor to design, procure, construct, commission and test a ERF including all associated buildings, infrastructure and landscaping works at its Edmonton EcoPark site in Edmonton, London N18 3AG in relation to the NLHPP (the "Contract"). The Contract also includes training of operational staff by the contractor. The NLHPP is a programme of works to be carried out for the Authority at its ‘EcoPark’ site, in Edmonton, London N18 3AG. The works are the fundamental component in the delivery of the NLHPP and associated works at the Edmonton EcoPark pursuant to a development consent order granted to the Authority on 24 February 2017.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 683 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45222100 Waste-treatment plant construction work
45251140 Thermal power plant construction work
45232141 Heating works
42320000 Waste incinerators
45251250 District-heating plant construction work
45210000 Building construction work
45251000 Construction works for power plants and heating plants
45251200 Heating plant construction work
45200000 Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
45220000 Engineering works and construction works
45232140 District-heating mains construction work
51135110 Installation services of waste incinerators
45222110 Waste disposal site construction work
45222000 Construction work for engineering works except bridges, tunnels, shafts and subways
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI54 Enfield
Main site or place of performance:

Edmonton, N18 3AG.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority is seeking a contractor to design and construct the following works:

(i) the ERF that consists of two identical process lines each comprising moving grate combustion unit, heat recovery boiler, combined flue gas treatment system incorporating selective catalytic reduction, a common turbine-generator/condensing system and all associated auxiliary systems;

(ii) all civil engineering, buildings, architectural treatment, utilities connection, landscaping and other site works;

(iii) ERF Weighbridges and ancillary offices;

(iv) transport offices, workshops and parking for on-site operational vehicles;

(v) vehicle wash;

(vi) administration/operations offices and staff facilities;

(vii) windshield and flues;

(viii)) cooling condensers;

(ix) raw water pre-treatment plant;

(x) ERF Fire Water Tank and associated fire protection systems;

(xi) electrical substation, works and connections;

(xii) gas compound, works and connections;

(xiii) other utility connections including communications and water;

(xiv) workshops, stores and maintenance contractors area; and

(xv) wastewater treatment plant and associated works.

The contractor shall deliver all design, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, testing, operator training and handover requirements for the new ERF including all buildings, infrastructure and works. The contractor shall deliver all design, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, testing, operator training and handover requirements for the ERF including all associated buildings, infrastructure and landscape works. The contractor shall comply with the requirements of the CDM Regulations 2015 in relation to the roles of the principal contractor and principal designer for this contract. The Authority may require the contractor to provide operational services during the defects liability period. Further details of the required works are set out in the procurement documents. The memorandum of information provides background information on the Authority, the NLHPP and a summary of the key contract terms in relation to these works. The works are on the critical path for the delivery of the NLHPP for the development of a replacement ERF and associated works at the Edmonton EcoPark pursuant to a development consent order (The North London Heat and Power Generating Station Order (2017/215) as amended) granted to the Authority on 24 February 2017. The site for the works, Edmonton EcoPark, is an operational waste management site where LondonEnergy Ltd, a private company wholly owned by the Authority, operates an existing Energy from Waste (‘EfW’) facility. Normal operation of the EfW facility is to be maintained at all times during the construction.

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: 683 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 45
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The Authority will invite to tender the highest scoring applicants on the basis of the selection criteria set out in the procurement documents.

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

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:

Responses will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Please see the procurement documents for further information.

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 Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security. The Authority is keen to exploit all opportunities for the NLHPP to generate social value, and to ensure that potential benefits of the construction programme for local people and the wider community are maximised. Tenderers should note that the contract includes a term requiring the successful tenderer to pay (and procure that its subcontractors pay) at least the London Living Wage to personnel working primarily at the site of the works. Tenderers should also note that the contract includes a term requiring the successful tenderer to provide a minimum of ninety (90) new apprenticeships, either as part of the successful tenderer's own corporate apprenticeship scheme or through a construction industry shared apprenticeship scheme.

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
Competitive dialogue
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 2019/S 247-607948
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 11/09/2020
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 06/11/2020
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)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

I.3) The selection questionnaire and appended memorandum of Information together with the draft Invitation to Submit Detailed Solutions (ISDS) (including ISDS Annexures) and draft Invitation to Submit Final Tenders (ISFT) (including ISFT Annexures) are available. The envisaged timetable is set out in the selection questionnaire.

II.2.5) The quality and management, technical and commercial criteria and sub-criteria and associated weightings are set out in the selection questionnaire.

II.2.7) The duration of the contract does not include the defects liability period, which will be no less than 24 months following take over.

III.1.3) Tenderers should note that the Authority is requesting references to support certain responses to the selection questionnaire. Further details are set out in the selection questionnaire. Tenderers should note that the Authority intends to publish details of any contract awarded in accordance with the UK Government transparency policy, subject to possible redactions at the discretion of the Authority. The Authority reserves the right not to award the contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by the publication of this notice; and to make changes as it deems fit to the content and structure of the competition whilst ensuring compliance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) and the EU Directives; and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by tenderers. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this notice, the procurement documents or in an acceptance of a tender by the Authority shall be construed as an agreement by the Authority to enter into the contract with the successful tenderer. Details of the conditions relating to submission of selection questionnaires, tenders, conduct of the procurement process and award of contract are set out in the selection questionnaire and other procurement documents which are available at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nlwa/ III.2.2: A contractual provision is also included to require the successful tenderer to provide one hundred and eighty (180) training placements each of two weeks’ duration. Tenderers should note that the contract includes terms requiring the successful tenderer to meet social value targets including in relation to local employment and equality and diversity. Tenderers should note that the Contract is the IChemE Red Book with special conditions to the model form of contract.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: North London Waste Authority
Postal address: Unit 1b Berol House, 25 Ashley Road, Tottenham Hale
Town: London
Postal code: N17 9LJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: nlhppprocurement@nlwa.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2084895867
Internet address: www.nlwa.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/07/2020