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United Kingdom-Leeds: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.leeds.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.yortender.co.uk
Section II: Object
YORbuild Major Works Contractors Framework Agreement
A Framework Agreement to serve all public sector bodies (and their statutory successors) and third sector organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber region, Sheffield Local Enterprise Partnership region, Lincolnshire, North East England, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and areas of Leicestershire (UKC, UKE, UKF1, UKF21, UKF22, UKF3) as detailed in the procurement documents.
The works involved are principally general building works, including contractors design when required. In addition some new build housing and civil engineering works may also be included. The full list of accessing bodies is detailed within VI.3.
Principles of collaborative working and partnering will be key to the relationships under the framework.
Lot 1: Building Works 10 000 000 GBP-30 000 000 GBP
Yorkshire and Humber region, Sheffield City Region LEP area and, for educational establishments only, the remaining areas within Notts and Derbyshire, Lincs, NE England and areas of Leicestershire.
Framework for construction works over 10 000 000 GBP up to 30 000 000 GBP.
The framework has an option to extend for a further period of 2 years to allow the appointed contractors adequate time to recoup their significant initial investment in establishing processes and procedures that will deliver the improvements that the clients are seeking through this framework. These include economic regeneration, carbon and waste reduction, training and employment initiatives, training of their staff to new ways of working, BIM and new models of construction procurement.
In addition there will be significant investment required from clients in undertaking the selection and evaluation process, and in particular the training of their staff and consultants to new ways of working. The partnering and collaborative working objectives that will form part of this framework may only be capable of being realised over longer periods of time than 4 years, not least because a number of public sector bodies may only start using this framework when their existing arrangements expire. Further details are set out in the framework documents. Provisional timetable for recourse to these options: in months: 48 (from the award of the framework).
Some projects may receive financial contributions from European Union Funds.
Subject to the technical and financial capability and capacity of applications it is envisaged that 8 contractors will be appointed to Lot 1 of the YORbuild Major Works Contractors Framework Agreement.
Lot 2: Building Works 30 000 000 GBP+
Framework for construction works over 30 000 000 GBP.
Subject to the technical and financial capability and capacity of applications it is envisaged that 6 contractors will be appointed to Lot 2 of the YORbuild Major Works Contractors Framework Agreement.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As set out in the procurement documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Refer to II.2.11
County Hall, Beverley,
Section VI: Complementary information
Public sector organisations that may access this framework subject to approval of the Contracting Authority include (but are not limited to):
— Local Authorities in Yorkshire and Humber, North East England, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and areas of Leicestershire (i.e. a local authority as defined in Regulation 1 and 84(1) of the Local Government Act 2000, Local Authorities and their Arms Length Management Organisations, including all County, City, District and Borough Councils, Unitary Authorities, Parish and Town Councils. A list is available at: www.gov.uk/find-local-council
— Central Government Department, non-departmental government bodies and Agencies www.gov.uk/government/organisations
— combined Authorities (as defined in Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009),
— educational establishments (e.g. schools, school governing bodies; voluntary aided schools; foundation schools; any faith educational establishments including the Roman Catholic Dioceses and Anglican Dioceses, associated with the named Local Authorities including diocesan authorities; academies; free schools, city technology colleges; foundation partnerships; education authorities, publicly funded schools, universities, colleges, University Technical Colleges, University Purchasing Consortium, further education establishments; higher education establishments and other educational establishments).
— National Park Authorities www.nationalparks.gov.uk/
— Internal Drainage Boards www.ada.org.uk/idb_members_map.html
— Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations) www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing
— Police Forces www.police.uk/?view=force_sites
— Fire and Rescue Services www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs
— Ambulance Services www.aace.org.uk
— NHS Bodies England:
— hospices in the UK: https://www.hospiceuk.org/about-hospice-care/find-a-hospice
— third sector and charities in the United Kingdom:
— citizens advice: www.citizensadvice.org.uk/
— projects commissioned by LEPs,
— also permitted to access the framework are locally delivered public service providers e.g. General Practitioners' Surgeries. www.nhs.uk/service-search/go/locationsearch/4
— the option is reserved for the framework to be used by projects funded by Section 106 and/or community infrastructure levy,
— passenger transport executives: www.urbantransportgroup.org/about-us/our-members
— Humber Bridge Board: www.humberbridge.co.uk/
— canal and river trusts: www.canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/our-regions/north-east-waterways
— social enterprises within culture and leisure: www.sporta.org/member-directory
— trusts, charities, social enterprises, mutuals, and community interest companies: (i.e. organisations that have been established by the public bodies within the scope of this advertisement and/or where the contracting public bodies are trustees or partners of the Trusts, Social Enterprises, Mutuals and Community Interest Companies or any similar organisation).
Other additional public bodies operating in this region but not specifically referred to may also use this framework including successors to those organisations already identified and their subsidiaries. It is intended that the framework will deliver a significant proportion of the general building and related works of these public sector bodies. However, these public sector bodies do not guarantee to award a minimum value or indeed any value of services under the proposed arrangement.
Leeds City Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10-calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for an economic operator who suffers or risks suffering loss or damage by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).