Services - 34364-2022

21/01/2022    S15

Ireland-Castlepollard: Engineering services

2022/S 015-034364

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: St. Michael’s National School (Castlepollard)
National registration number: 05513H
Postal address: Water Street
Town: Castlepollard
NUTS code: IE Éire / Ireland
Postal code: Co.Westmeath
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Sean Beirne
Telephone: +44 9661865
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Civil Structural Engineering Services at St Michael's NS Castlepollard, Co. Westmeathy, Ireland

Reference number: 05513H
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71300000 Engineering services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Civil Structural Engineering Services at St Michael's NS Castlepollard, Co. Westmeathy, Ireland

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 420 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45220000 Engineering works and construction works
71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services
71311100 Civil engineering support services
71312000 Structural engineering consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE Éire / Ireland
Main site or place of performance:

Westmeath, Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

St Michael’s National School is a primary school under the patronage of the Catholic Bishop of Meath.

Please see attached Project Brief & Schedule of Additional Accommodation

In summary, the project will comprise:

Section A:

 1 x SET Room 15 m2

 1 x Assisted Toilet/Shower 10.5 m2

 Giving a floor area incl circulation and internal walls of: 35.2 m2

Section B

• 2 Classroom SEN Base 359 m2

• Giving a floor area (incl circulation and internal walls of 459.5 m2

Giving a Gross Floor Area for Section A & B (including circulation, internal walls & stairs) 495 m2


• Secure Hard and soft play area 100 m2

• Sensory Garden 100 m2

• 6 parking spaces


• Please note: Once appointed, the Design Team (DT) will be tasked with the provision of interim temporary accommodation (2 x 100 m2), including all required statutory approvals and compliances, to be used by the school until such time that the permanent structure has been completed. The DT are to ensure that the location of the interim temporary accommodation does not impede the development of the permanent additional accommodation.

The above description is indicative of the size and nature of the project but the extent of accommodation to be provided may increase or decrease. Additional accommodation may be added to the brief including the provision of an additional school (on the same site or sites) at the discretion of the Contracting Authority.

Any additional accommodation added at the discretion of the Contracting Authority is subject to the restrictions as set out in Article 72 of Directive 2014/24/EU (Regulation 72, European Union (Award of Public Authority Contracts) Regulations 2016)

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: 1 420 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 50
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.2.13)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:

As DoES-QC1 Suitability Assessment Declaration

A declaration is required to confirm that none of the circumstances specified Article 57 of Directive 2014/24/EU (and Regulation 57 of SI No. 284 of 2016) or Article 80 of Directive 2014/25/EU (and Regulation 85 of SI No.286 of 2016) apply to the applicant.]

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As DoES-QC1 Suitability Assessment Declaration

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 17/02/2022
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:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 17/02/2022
Local time: 13:00

Westmeath, Ireland

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

All tenderers will be evaluated on the basis of the information submitted in response to this notice (All criteria have a minimum standard). The submission of the apparently successful tenderer will be validated prior to awarding the contract.

The contract will be awarded on the basis of most economically advantageous tender.

The scope of works requirements may be extended to include additional works of a similar nature at the discretion of the Contracting Authority. All additional scope of works are subject to the restrictions as set out in Article 72 of Directive 2014/24/EC (Regulation 72, SI 284 of 2016).

It is a condition precedent to the award of the Contract that the successful Tenderer will provide a current tax clearance certificate or in the case of a non-resident Tenderer a statement of suitability on tax grounds from the Revenue Commissioners of Ireland.

The Funding Agency, the Department of Education & Skills, is subject to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Acts, 1997, 2003 and 2014. If a tenderer considers that any of the information supplied in response to this notice is either commercially sensitive or confidential, this should be highlighted and reasons for its sensitivity given. The relevant material will, in response to a request under the Act, be examined in the light of exemptions provided for in the Act.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Department of Education
Postal address: Portlaoise Road
Town: Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Country: Ireland
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: