Works - 335434-2017

26/08/2017    S163

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Construction work

2017/S 163-335434

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: North East Procurement Organisation (Central Purchasing Body)
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Adam Smith
E-mail: adam.smith@nepo.org
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.nepo.org
Address of the buyer profile: www.nepo.org
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Darlington Borough Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Town Hall, Feethams
Town: Darlington
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: DL1 5QT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customerservices@darlington.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.darlington.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Durham County Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Durham
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: DH15UL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: help@durham.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.durham.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Civic Centre, Regent Terrace
Town: Gateshead
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE81HH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customerservices@gateshead.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.gateshead.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Hartlepool Borough Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Civic Centre, Victoria Road
Town: Hartlepool
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS248AY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customer.service@hartlepool.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.hartlepool.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Newcastle City Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Civic Centre, Barras Bridge
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE1 7RS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: csc@newcastle.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.newcastle.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: North Tyneside Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Quadrant, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park
Town: Silverlink
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE270BY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: contact.us@northtyneside.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Redcar and Cleveland House, Kirkleatham Street
Town: Redcar
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS10 1RT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: contactus@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: South Tyneside Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Town Hall and Civic Offices, Westoe Road
Town: South Shields
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE33 2RL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customerhelp@southtyneside.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.southtyneside.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Municipal Buildings, Church Road
Town: Stockton-on-Tees
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS181LD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customer.comments@stockton.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.stockton.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Sunderland City Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Civic Centre, Burdon Road
Town: Sunderland
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: SR2 7DN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@sunderland.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.sunderland.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Coast & Country Housing (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: 14 Ennis Square, Dormanstown
Town: Redcar
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS10 5JR
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@cchousing.org.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.coastandcountryhousing.org.uk/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: North East Combined Authority (NECA) (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Quadrant, Cobalt Business Park, The Silverlink North
Town: North Tyneside
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE27 0BY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquires@northeastca.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.northeastca.gov.uk/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Home Group (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: 2 Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Business Park
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE12 8ET
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@homegroup.org.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.homegroup.org.uk/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Teesside University (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Teesside University
Town: Middlesbrough
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS1 3BX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@tees.ac.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.tees.ac.uk/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Benton Park Road
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE77LX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: yhn@yhn.org.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.yhn.org.uk/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Tees Valley Combined Authority (TVCA) (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Cavendish House, Teesdale Business Park
Town: Stockton-on-Tees
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS17 6QY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@teesvalley-ca.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://teesvalley-ca.gov.uk/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Middlesbrough Borough Council (Framework Participant)
Postal address: Civic Centre, Albert Road
Town: Middlesbrough
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS19FX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: contactcentre@middlesbrough.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.middlesbrough.gov.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.nepo.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.nepo.org
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

NEPO207 — Building Construction Works.

Reference number: NEPO207
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000 Construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Projects let under the framework agreement may be of a construct only or a design and construct nature with regards to development, refurbishment/remodelling of existing properties owned and or used by Contracting Authorities, new build projects or a combination of all aspects inclusive of all associated external work, including demolition. Works covered may include but are not limited to the new build and refurbishment of the following building types: education including primary and secondary schools, universities and colleges of further education and training establishments, leisure recreation and culture, health, library, fire, ambulance & police, day-care, nursery care, social care, social housing, assisted housing, elderly homes, specialist facilities, transport depots, park and ride, bus stations, recycling facilities, offices & other operational, industrial & commercial buildings. The specific projects which may be delivered cannot be clearly defined at this stage.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Building Construction Works — Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Durham — Up to 2 000 000 GBP

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
44000000 Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC14 Durham CC
NUTS code: UKC2 Northumberland and Tyne and Wear
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The opportunity can be accessed via the NEPO eTender system. Suppliers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through the NEPO eTender system. Ifnot already registered, candidates should register on the NEPO eTender system at https://procontract.due-north.com/register?openform. Any queries regarding the procurement process or tender documents must be raised no less than 4 days before the tender return date, through the Q&A section on the NEPO eTender system. For any support in submitting your expression of interest or tender response, please contact the NEPO Portal helpdesk at +44 1912613940 or portal@nepo.org. There are a number of help guides available on the portal. Reading these will assist the supplier in completing and submitting their responses.

In order to be appointed to this Framework Contract, following evaluation suppliers must be ranked 1–7. The Supplier ranked 7th will be awarded for contingency purposes only. The contingency Contractor will not be eligible to participate in Mini Competitions or Direct Awards under the Framework Contract unless the below criteria has been satisfied. The primary Contractors indicate, or have found to be unable to fully meet all of the Contracting Authority's requirements prior to a Call-Off. A primary Contractor notifies the Council that they are no longer able to supply under the Framework Contract then the contingency Contractor awarded to the applicable Lot may be substituted.

Should a primary Contractor be found to be continuously underperforming or failing to achieve agreed KPIs then the Contracting Authority reserves the right to exclude that Contractor for up to three future projects and replace with the contingency Contractor. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for this decision and the exclusion of a primary Contractor will not apply to other Contracting Authorities wishing to access the Framework Contract during this period.

Successful Contractors will enter into a Framework Agreement in a form which is set out in the procurement documents.

The Council does not give any guarantee and/or warrant the actual value of the works(if any) which will be placed with the successful Contractors by any client using the Framework Contract pursuant to this process and accepts no liability thereof. Pre Qualification submissions are invited from suitably qualified and experienced suppliers who can meet the requirements under any of the applicable lots as a whole. Applications from businesses who cannot meet the entire scope of a particular lot through either directly employed expertise or as part of their subcontractor network will not be considered.

It is anticipated that this Framework Contract will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), Heritage Lottery Funding (HLF), Sport England and others, although the detail of this is currently unknown. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for the Call Off meeting the requirements of the applicable funding body.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Framework Contract will be a direct replacement for the current Building Construction Works Framework Contract. It is anticipated the proceeding Framework Contract will be subject to future renewals.

Framework Contract period: 48 Months commencing 1.4.2018 with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 10
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: yes
Identification of the project: It is anticipated that this framework will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) although the detail of this is currently unknown.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Building Construction Works — Tees Valley — Up to 2 000 000 GBP

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
44000000 Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC11 Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees
NUTS code: UKC12 South Teesside
NUTS code: UKC13 Darlington
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The opportunity can be accessed via the NEPO eTender system. Suppliers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through the NEPO eTender system. Ifnot already registered, candidates should register on the NEPO eTender system at https://procontract.due-north.com/register?openform. Any queries regarding the procurement process or tender documents must be raised no less than 4 days before the tender return date, through the Q&A section on the NEPO eTender system. For any support in submitting your expression of interest or tender response, please contact the NEPO Portal helpdesk at +44 1912613940 or portal@nepo.org. There are a number of help guides available on the portal. Reading these will assist the supplier in completing and submitting their responses.

In order to be appointed to this Framework Contract, following evaluation suppliers must be ranked 1–7. The Supplier ranked 7th will be awarded for contingency purposes only. The contingency Contractor will not be eligible to participate in Mini Competitions or Direct Awards under the Framework Contract unless the below criteria has been satisfied. The primary Contractors indicate, or have found to be unable to fully meet all of the Contracting Authority's requirements prior to a Call-Off. A primary Contractor notifies the Council that they are no longer able to supply under the Framework Contract then the contingency Contractor awarded to the applicable Lot may be substituted.

Should a primary Contractor be found to be continuously underperforming or failing to achieve agreed KPIs then the Contracting Authority reserves the right to exclude that Contractor for up to three future projects and replace with the contingency Contractor. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for this decision and the exclusion of a primary Contractor will not apply to other Contracting Authorities wishing to access the Framework Contract during this period.

Successful Contractors will enter into a Framework Agreement in a form which is set out in the procurement documents.

The Council does not give any guarantee and/or warrant the actual value of the works(if any) which will be placed with the successful Contractors by any client using the Framework Contract pursuant to this process and accepts no liability thereof. Pre Qualification submissions are invited from suitably qualified and experienced suppliers who can meet the requirements under any of the applicable lots as a whole. Applications from businesses who cannot meet the entire scope of a particular lot through either directly employed expertise or as part of their subcontractor network will not be considered.

It is anticipated that this Framework Contract will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), Heritage Lottery Funding (HLF), Sport England and others, although the detail of this is currently unknown. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for the Call Off meeting the requirements of the applicable funding body.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Framework Contract will be a direct replacement for the current Building Construction Works Framework Contract. It is anticipated the proceeding Framework Contract will be subject to future renewals.

Framework Contract period: 48 Months commencing 1.4.2018 with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 10
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: yes
Identification of the project: It is anticipated that this framework will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) although the detail of this is currently unknown.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Building Construction Works — Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Durham — 2 000 000 GBP to 5 000 000 GBP

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
44000000 Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC14 Durham CC
NUTS code: UKC2 Northumberland and Tyne and Wear
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The opportunity can be accessed via the NEPO eTender system. Suppliers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through the NEPO eTender system. Ifnot already registered, candidates should register on the NEPO eTender system at https://procontract.due-north.com/register?openform. Any queries regarding the procurement process or tender documents must be raised no less than 4 days before the tender return date, through the Q&A section on the NEPO eTender system. For any support in submitting your expression of interest or tender response, please contact the NEPO Portal helpdesk at +44 1912613940 or portal@nepo.org. There are a number of help guides available on the portal. Reading these will assist the supplier in completing and submitting their responses.

In order to be appointed to this Framework Contract, following evaluation suppliers must be ranked 1–7. The Supplier ranked 7th will be awarded for contingency purposes only. The contingency Contractor will not be eligible to participate in Mini Competitions or Direct Awards under the Framework Contract unless the below criteria has been satisfied. The primary Contractors indicate, or have found to be unable to fully meet all of the Contracting Authority's requirements prior to a Call-Off. A primary Contractor notifies the Council that they are no longer able to supply under the Framework Contract then the contingency Contractor awarded to the applicable Lot may be substituted.

Should a primary Contractor be found to be continuously underperforming or failing to achieve agreed KPIs then the Contracting Authority reserves the right to exclude that Contractor for up to three future projects and replace with the contingency Contractor. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for this decision and the exclusion of a primary Contractor will not apply to other Contracting Authorities wishing to access the Framework Contract during this period.

Successful Contractors will enter into a Framework Agreement in a form which is set out in the procurement documents.

The Council does not give any guarantee and/or warrant the actual value of the works(if any) which will be placed with the successful Contractors by any client using the Framework Contract pursuant to this process and accepts no liability thereof. Pre Qualification submissions are invited from suitably qualified and experienced suppliers who can meet the requirements under any of the applicable lots as a whole. Applications from businesses who cannot meet the entire scope of a particular lot through either directly employed expertise or as part of their subcontractor network will not be considered.

It is anticipated that this Framework Contract will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), Heritage Lottery Funding (HLF), Sport England and others, although the detail of this is currently unknown. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for the Call Off meeting the requirements of the applicable funding body.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Framework Contract will be a direct replacement for the current Building Construction Works Framework Contract. It is anticipated the proceeding Framework Contract will be subject to future renewals.

Framework Contract period: 48 Months commencing 1.4.2018 with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 10
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: yes
Identification of the project: It is anticipated that this framework will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) although the detail of this is currently unknown.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Building Construction Works — Tees Valley — 2 000 000 GBP to 5 000 000 GBP

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
44000000 Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC11 Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees
NUTS code: UKC12 South Teesside
NUTS code: UKC13 Darlington
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The opportunity can be accessed via the NEPO eTender system. Suppliers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through the NEPO eTender system. Ifnot already registered, candidates should register on the NEPO eTender system at https://procontract.due-north.com/register?openform. Any queries regarding the procurement process or tender documents must be raised no less than 4 days before the tender return date, through the Q&A section on the NEPO eTender system. For any support in submitting your expression of interest or tender response, please contact the NEPO Portal helpdesk at +44 1912613940 or portal@nepo.org. There are a number of help guides available on the portal. Reading these will assist the supplier in completing and submitting their responses.

In order to be appointed to this Framework Contract, following evaluation suppliers must be ranked 1–7. The Supplier ranked 7th will be awarded for contingency purposes only. The contingency Contractor will not be eligible to participate in Mini Competitions or Direct Awards under the Framework Contract unless the below criteria has been satisfied. The primary Contractors indicate, or have found to be unable to fully meet all of the Contracting Authority's requirements prior to a Call-Off. A primary Contractor notifies the Council that they are no longer able to supply under the Framework Contract then the contingency Contractor awarded to the applicable Lot may be substituted.

Should a primary Contractor be found to be continuously underperforming or failing to achieve agreed KPIs then the Contracting Authority reserves the right to exclude that Contractor for up to three future projects and replace with the contingency Contractor. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for this decision and the exclusion of a primary Contractor will not apply to other Contracting Authorities wishing to access the Framework Contract during this period.

Successful Contractors will enter into a Framework Agreement in a form which is set out in the procurement documents.

The Council does not give any guarantee and/or warrant the actual value of the works(if any) which will be placed with the successful Contractors by any client using the Framework Contract pursuant to this process and accepts no liability thereof. Pre Qualification submissions are invited from suitably qualified and experienced suppliers who can meet the requirements under any of the applicable lots as a whole. Applications from businesses who cannot meet the entire scope of a particular lot through either directly employed expertise or as part of their subcontractor network will not be considered.

It is anticipated that this Framework Contract will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), Heritage Lottery Funding (HLF), Sport England and others, although the detail of this is currently unknown. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for the Call Off meeting the requirements of the applicable funding body.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Framework Contract will be a direct replacement for the current Building Construction Works Framework Contract. It is anticipated the proceeding Framework Contract will be subject to future renewals.

Framework Contract period: 48 Months commencing 1.4.2018 with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 10
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: yes
Identification of the project: It is anticipated that this framework will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) although the detail of this is currently unknown.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Building Construction Works — North East — 5 000 000 GBP and above

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
44000000 Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The opportunity can be accessed via the NEPO eTender system. Suppliers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through the NEPO eTender system. Ifnot already registered, candidates should register on the NEPO eTender system at https://procontract.due-north.com/register?openform. Any queries regarding the procurement process or tender documents must be raised no less than 4 days before the tender return date, through the Q&A section on the NEPO eTender system. For any support in submitting your expression of interest or tender response, please contact the NEPO Portal helpdesk at +44 1912613940 or portal@nepo.org. There are a number of help guides available on the portal. Reading these will assist the supplier in completing and submitting their responses.

In order to be appointed to this Framework Contract, following evaluation suppliers must be ranked 1–6. The Supplier ranked 6th will be awarded for contingency purposes only. The contingency Contractor will not be eligible to participate in Mini Competitions or Direct Awards under the Framework Contract unless the below criteria has been satisfied. The primary Contractors indicate, or have found to be unable to fully meet all of the Contracting Authority's requirements prior to a Call-Off. A primary Contractor notifies the Council that they are no longer able to supply under the Framework Contract then the contingency Contractor awarded to the applicable Lot may be substituted.

Should a primary Contractor be found to be continuously underperforming or failing to achieve agreed KPIs then the Contracting Authority reserves the right to exclude that Contractor for up to three future projects and replace with the contingency Contractor. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for this decision and the exclusion of a primary Contractor will not apply to other Contracting Authorities wishing to access the Framework Contract during this period.

Successful Contractors will enter into a Framework Agreement in a form which is set out in the procurement documents.

The Council does not give any guarantee and/or warrant the actual value of the works(if any) which will be placed with the successful Contractors by any client using the Framework Contract pursuant to this process and accepts no liability thereof. Pre Qualification submissions are invited from suitably qualified and experienced suppliers who can meet the requirements under any of the applicable lots as a whole. Applications from businesses who cannot meet the entire scope of a particular lot through either directly employed expertise or as part of their subcontractor network will not be considered.

It is anticipated that this Framework Contract will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), Heritage Lottery Funding (HLF), Sport England and others, although the detail of this is currently unknown. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for the Call Off meeting the requirements of the applicable funding body.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Framework Contract will be a direct replacement for the current Building Construction Works Framework Contract. It is anticipated the proceeding Framework Contract will be subject to future renewals.

Framework Contract period: 48 Months commencing 1.4.2018 with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 9
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: yes
Identification of the project: It is anticipated that this framework will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) although the detail of this is currently unknown.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Housing — Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and Durham — Up to 2 500 000 GBP

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
44000000 Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC14 Durham CC
NUTS code: UKC2 Northumberland and Tyne and Wear
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The opportunity can be accessed via the NEPO eTender system. Suppliers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through the NEPO eTender system. Ifnot already registered, candidates should register on the NEPO eTender system at https://procontract.due-north.com/register?openform. Any queries regarding the procurement process or tender documents must be raised no less than 4 days before the tender return date, through the Q&A section on the NEPO eTender system. For any support in submitting your expression of interest or tender response, please contact the NEPO Portal helpdesk at +44 1912613940 or portal@nepo.org. There are a number of help guides available on the portal. Reading these will assist the supplier in completing and submitting their responses.

In order to be appointed to this Framework Contract, following evaluation suppliers must be ranked 1–7. The Supplier ranked 7th will be awarded for contingency purposes only. The contingency Contractor will not be eligible to participate in Mini Competitions or Direct Awards under the Framework Contract unless the below criteria has been satisfied. The primary Contractors indicate, or have found to be unable to fully meet all of the Contracting Authority's requirements prior to a Call-Off. A primary Contractor notifies the Council that they are no longer able to supply under the Framework Contract then the contingency Contractor awarded to the applicable Lot may be substituted.

Should a primary Contractor be found to be continuously underperforming or failing to achieve agreed KPIs then the Contracting Authority reserves the right to exclude that Contractor for up to three future projects and replace with the contingency Contractor. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for this decision and the exclusion of a primary Contractor will not apply to other Contracting Authorities wishing to access the Framework Contract during this period.

Successful Contractors will enter into a Framework Agreement in a form which is set out in the procurement documents.

The Council does not give any guarantee and/or warrant the actual value of the works(if any) which will be placed with the successful Contractors by any client using the Framework Contract pursuant to this process and accepts no liability thereof. Pre Qualification submissions are invited from suitably qualified and experienced suppliers who can meet the requirements under any of the applicable lots as a whole. Applications from businesses who cannot meet the entire scope of a particular lot through either directly employed expertise or as part of their subcontractor network will not be considered.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Framework Contract will be a direct replacement for the current Building Construction Works Framework Contract. It is anticipated the proceeding Framework Contract will be subject to future renewals.

Framework Contract period: 48 Months commencing 1.4.2018 with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 10
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: yes
Identification of the project: It is anticipated that this framework will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) although the detail of this is currently unknown.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Housing — Tees Valley — Up to 2 500 000 GBP

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
44000000 Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC11 Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees
NUTS code: UKC12 South Teesside
NUTS code: UKC13 Darlington
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The opportunity can be accessed via the NEPO eTender system. Suppliers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through the NEPO eTender system. Ifnot already registered, candidates should register on the NEPO eTender system at https://procontract.due-north.com/register?openform. Any queries regarding the procurement process or tender documents must be raised no less than 4 days before the tender return date, through the Q&A section on the NEPO eTender system. For any support in submitting your expression of interest or tender response, please contact the NEPO Portal helpdesk at +44 1912613940 or portal@nepo.org. There are a number of help guides available on the portal. Reading these will assist the supplier in completing and submitting their responses.

In order to be appointed to this Framework Contract, following evaluation suppliers must be ranked 1–7. The Supplier ranked 7th will be awarded for contingency purposes only. The contingency Contractor will not be eligible to participate in Mini Competitions or Direct Awards under the Framework Contract unless the below criteria has been satisfied. The primary Contractors indicate, or have found to be unable to fully meet all of the Contracting Authority's requirements prior to a Call-Off. A primary Contractor notifies the Council that they are no longer able to supply under the Framework Contract then the contingency Contractor awarded to the applicable Lot may be substituted.

Should a primary Contractor be found to be continuously underperforming or failing to achieve agreed KPIs then the Contracting Authority reserves the right to exclude that Contractor for up to three future projects and replace with the contingency Contractor. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for this decision and the exclusion of a primary Contractor will not apply to other Contracting Authorities wishing to access the Framework Contract during this period.

Successful Contractors will enter into a Framework Agreement in a form which is set out in the procurement documents.

The Council does not give any guarantee and/or warrant the actual value of the works(if any) which will be placed with the successful Contractors by any client using the Framework Contract pursuant to this process and accepts no liability thereof. Pre Qualification submissions are invited from suitably qualified and experienced suppliers who can meet the requirements under any of the applicable lots as a whole. Applications from businesses who cannot meet the entire scope of a particular lot through either directly employed expertise or as part of their subcontractor network will not be considered.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Framework Contract will be a direct replacement for the current Building Construction Works Framework Contract. It is anticipated the proceeding Framework Contract will be subject to future renewals.

Framework Contract period: 48 Months commencing 1.4.2018 with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 10
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: yes
Identification of the project: It is anticipated that this framework will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) although the detail of this is currently unknown.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Housing — North Yorkshire — Up to 2 500 000 GBP

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
44000000 Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The opportunity can be accessed via the NEPO eTender system. Suppliers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through the NEPO eTender system. Ifnot already registered, candidates should register on the NEPO eTender system at https://procontract.due-north.com/register?openform. Any queries regarding the procurement process or tender documents must be raised no less than 4 days before the tender return date, through the Q&A section on the NEPO eTender system. For any support in submitting your expression of interest or tender response, please contact the NEPO Portal helpdesk at +44 1912613940 or portal@nepo.org. There are a number of help guides available on the portal. Reading these will assist the supplier in completing and submitting their responses.

In order to be appointed to this Framework Contract, following evaluation suppliers must be ranked 1–7. The Supplier ranked 7th will be awarded for contingency purposes only. The contingency Contractor will not be eligible to participate in Mini Competitions or Direct Awards under the Framework Contract unless the below criteria has been satisfied. The primary Contractors indicate, or have found to be unable to fully meet all of the Contracting Authority's requirements prior to a Call-Off. A primary Contractor notifies the Council that they are no longer able to supply under the Framework Contract then the contingency Contractor awarded to the applicable Lot may be substituted.

Should a primary Contractor be found to be continuously underperforming or failing to achieve agreed KPIs then the Contracting Authority reserves the right to exclude that Contractor for up to three future projects and replace with the contingency Contractor. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for this decision and the exclusion of a primary Contractor will not apply to other Contracting Authorities wishing to access the Framework Contract during this period.

Successful Contractors will enter into a Framework Agreement in a form which is set out in the procurement documents.

The Council does not give any guarantee and/or warrant the actual value of the works(if any) which will be placed with the successful Contractors by any client using the Framework Contract pursuant to this process and accepts no liability thereof. Pre Qualification submissions are invited from suitably qualified and experienced suppliers who can meet the requirements under any of the applicable lots as a whole. Applications from businesses who cannot meet the entire scope of a particular lot through either directly employed expertise or as part of their subcontractor network will not be considered.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Framework Contract will be a direct replacement for the current Building Construction Works Framework Contract. It is anticipated the proceeding Framework Contract will be subject to future renewals.

Framework Contract period: 48 Months commencing 1.4.2018 with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 10
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: yes
Identification of the project: It is anticipated that this framework will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) although the detail of this is currently unknown.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Housing — Cumbria — Up to 2 500 000 GBP

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
44000000 Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD1 Cumbria
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The opportunity can be accessed via the NEPO eTender system. Suppliers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through the NEPO eTender system. Ifnot already registered, candidates should register on the NEPO eTender system at https://procontract.due-north.com/register?openform. Any queries regarding the procurement process or tender documents must be raised no less than 4 days before the tender return date, through the Q&A section on the NEPO eTender system. For any support in submitting your expression of interest or tender response, please contact the NEPO Portal helpdesk at +44 1912613940 or portal@nepo.org. There are a number of help guides available on the portal. Reading these will assist the supplier in completing and submitting their responses.

In order to be appointed to this Framework Contract, following evaluation suppliers must be ranked 1–7. The Supplier ranked 7th will be awarded for contingency purposes only. The contingency Contractor will not be eligible to participate in Mini Competitions or Direct Awards under the Framework Contract unless the below criteria has been satisfied. The primary Contractors indicate, or have found to be unable to fully meet all of the Contracting Authority's requirements prior to a Call-Off. A primary Contractor notifies the Council that they are no longer able to supply under the Framework Contract then the contingency Contractor awarded to the applicable Lot may be substituted.

Should a primary Contractor be found to be continuously underperforming or failing to achieve agreed KPIs then the Contracting Authority reserves the right to exclude that Contractor for up to three future projects and replace with the contingency Contractor. Contracting Authorities are wholly responsible for this decision and the exclusion of a primary Contractor will not apply to other Contracting Authorities wishing to access the Framework Contract during this period.

Successful Contractors will enter into a Framework Agreement in a form which is set out in the procurement documents.

The Council does not give any guarantee and/or warrant the actual value of the works(if any) which will be placed with the successful Contractors by any client using the Framework Contract pursuant to this process and accepts no liability thereof. Pre Qualification submissions are invited from suitably qualified and experienced suppliers who can meet the requirements under any of the applicable lots as a whole. Applications from businesses who cannot meet the entire scope of a particular lot through either directly employed expertise or as part of their subcontractor network will not be considered.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Framework Contract will be a direct replacement for the current Building Construction Works Framework Contract. It is anticipated the proceeding Framework Contract will be subject to future renewals.

Framework Contract period: 48 Months commencing 1.4.2018 with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 10
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: yes
Identification of the project: It is anticipated that this framework will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) although the detail of this is currently unknown.
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 62
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Commercial and Economic benefit to Contractors able to recoup associated costs incurred with the Tendering processes and associated costs incurred with the establishing of necessary resources and procedures in order to effectively manage requirements. Commercial and Economic benefit to Contracting Body and Contracting Authorities via longer commercial relationships with Contractors.
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: 03/10/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 06/11/2017
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

48 to 72 months from Framework Contract Commencement Date.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

NEPO is a Central Purchasing Body as defined in the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR15). This means that NEPO may provide central purchasing activity on behalf of Contracting Authorities.

The agreement will be available for use by all NEPO Members within the North East, North Yorkshire and Cumbria regions. A list of member organisations is available in the About section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org.

This agreement will also be made available to all current and future NEPO Associate Members throughout the North East, North Yorkshire and Cumbria regions. Current Associate Members are listed in the Associate Member section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org/associate-membership/list.

NEPO intends to make the resulting agreement available for use by all Contracting Authorities throughout the North East, North Yorkshire and Cumbria regions (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to Government Departments and their Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, Central Government, NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Emergency Services, Coastguard Emergency Services, Educational Establishments, Registered Social Landlords and Registered Charities.

Please see the following websites for further details:-

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/home.xhtml

http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/localauthorities.php

http://www.ukschoolsdirectory.net

https://www.gov.uk/find-school-in-england

http://apps.education-ni.gov.uk/appinstitutes/default.aspx

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/open-academies-and-academy-projects-in-development

http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/institutions/

http://www.hefce.ac.uk/workprovide/unicoll/heis/

http://www.hefce.ac.uk/workprovide/unicoll/fecs/

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/contact

https://www.ons.gov.uk/

http://www.police.uk/forces.htm

http://www.police-information.co.uk/index.html

http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/mcga07-home.htm

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

http://www.fire.org.uk/fire-brigades.html

http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/About_us/Regulation/Registering_charities_index.aspx

http://www.oscr.org.uk/

http://www.idea.gov.uk/idk/core/page.do?pageId=7175736

http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/registerhomepage.aspx

http://www.communities.gov.uk/newsroom/factsandfigures/housingplanning1/facts/socialhousing/?id=1822644

A complete list of permissible users is shown on the NEPO website below:

http://www.nepo.org/associate-membership/permissable-users

Organisations wishing to access the NEPO agreement will be required to register as a NEPO Associate Member in the first instance.

Further information can be found at: www.nepo.org

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: NEPO
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1912613918
Internet address: www.nepo.org
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: NEPO
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1912613918
Internet address: www.nepo.org
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: NEPO
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1912613918
Internet address: www.nepo.org
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24/08/2017