Services - 348206-2020

Submission deadline has been amended by:  364197-2020
23/07/2020    S141

United Kingdom-Swindon: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2020/S 141-348206

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: UK Research and Innovation
Postal address: Polaris House
Town: Swindon
NUTS code: UKK14 Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: FM Procurement
E-mail: fmprocurement@uksbs.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1793867005

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.uksbs.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com/
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
Other activity: Public Procurement

Section II: Object

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

CON19012 — UKRI NERC Estates and Construction Consultancy Services Framework

Reference number: CON19012
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this framework agreement is to appoint a consultancy to support the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) in developing and delivering a broad range of estate professional services and construction project management services across its UK Managed Science Estate.

UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time), (the ‘Regulations’).

This is a services contract being procured under the OJEU open procedure regulations.

See Section I.3 for access to procurement documentation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 9 500 000.00 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)
71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services
71312000 Structural engineering consultancy services
71313000 Environmental engineering consultancy services
71314300 Energy-efficiency consultancy services
71315100 Building-fabric consultancy services
71315200 Building consultancy services
71317210 Health and safety consultancy services
71621000 Technical analysis or consultancy services
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
71250000 Architectural, engineering and surveying services
71315300 Building surveying services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK14 Swindon
Main site or place of performance:

Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1EU.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this framework agreement is to appoint a consultancy to support the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) in developing and delivering a broad range of estate professional services and construction project management services across its UK Managed Science Estate.

The tender is for the procurement of an estates and construction consultancy services to support NERC in the delivery of a wide range of construction projects and estate services. The framework agreement is for a period of 4 years. The contracting authority shall be UKRI.

The full scope of construction projects and estate services that will be undertaken during the framework agreement period is not known, and therefore no guarantee can be given as to the actual amount or type of work that may be ordered during the framework agreement period.

However, a series of potential projects have been identified and, subject to confirmation of funding and will require support from the ECCS framework. These include:

— estate professional and technical services: this comprises of services in accordance with professional standards and competencies. Core services include the provision of multidisciplinary disciplines such as condition surveys, long term maintenance planning, valuations, strategic advice, planning, estate management, building H&S compliance, building surveying services, asset management, with non-core activities capturing specialist areas (including but not limited to) as fire strategy, sustainability, energy efficiency.

— Construction project management services — comprising of core service disciplines of client adviser, project lead and contract administrator, architect, BIM, building services, civil and structural engineer; cost consultant; lead designer; principal designer and non-core service disciplines consisting of specialist surveys.

A brief summary of the requirements has been provided above, please ensure you review all specifications for full details of this requirement.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 9 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 020-044328
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/09/2020
Local time: 10:00
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 01/09/2020
Local time: 11:00

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:

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurementvalues that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts)

Responses must be received by the date in the tender documentation; responses received outside of the deadline or not sent via the Delta eSourcing portal will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

As a user of the Delta eSourcing Portal you will have access to the Delta messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific tender event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity.

The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier. If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.

How to apply

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) will be using the Delta eSourcing Portal for this procurement. To register on the Delta eSourcing portal please use the link https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com and follow the instructions to register.

If you are already registered on the Delta eSourcing Portal and wish to participate in this procurement, please use the link: https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com and the follow the instructions to ‘Login’

Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the access code: W274CNT75M

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1793867004

Internet address: www.uksbs.co.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
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1793867004

Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/07/2020