Works - 359435-2018

17/08/2018    S157    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Dalkeith: Construction work

2018/S 157-359435

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Midlothian Council
Midlothian House, Buccleuch Street
EH22 1DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Denise Donaldson
Telephone: +44 1312707500
Fax: +44 1316542797
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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 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

New Build Danderhall Primary School and Community Facilities

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

New build school and community facilities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 16 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM73
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The project includes the design and construction (Design and Build form of contract) of a new build two storey, three stream Primary School, Nursery facility and local community facilities including;

— Site ground stabilization works (subject to outcome of site investigation),

— Incoming utilities and/or service diversions,

— Substructure,

— Superstructure,

— Internal finishes,

— Fitments, furnishings and equipment,

— All Building Services,

— Associated external works, comprising car parking, hard and soft landscaping and MUGA facility,

— Off site road works and remote car parking,

— Demolition of existing site buildings,

— Assistance with decant from existing facilities.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 16 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 16
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Based on the scoring applied to the ESPD Part IV: Selection Criteria — C: Technical and professional ability.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Specific turnover relating to new build educational and/or community facility construction contracts. If an organisation is part of larger group then turnover should be expressed for the construction part of the entity rather than the overall group. Bidders are then required to provide evidence support of their turnover experience within the education and community facilities sector for each year.

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance listed below:

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 10m GBP

Public Liability Insurance = 10m GBP

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 10m GBP

Product Liability Insurance = 10m GBP

The Authority will use Experian to check the financial stability / risk associated with a Tenderer, and require that they have at least a score of 51 out of 100 'Below Average Risk'. Failing that, the Authority will use reasonable measures to ensure that appointing the Tenderer does not provide an elevated risk in terms of their financial stability and will request such information as may be reasonable necessary to ascertain that.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Bidders will be required to have a minimum "specific" turnover of 60m GBP over the last 3 years in the business area covered by the contract.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

— Bidders will be required to provide 3 examples of works carried out in the past three years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the work as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice. Example projects should be of new build educational and/or community facility construction contract works, ensuring to demonstrate as minimum,

— an established supply chain in the relevant market that this project will be delivered, particularly proven track record of nominated sub-contractors,

— experience of directly employed in-house trades,

— Bidders will be required to confirm details of the technicians or technical bodies who they can call upon, especially those responsible for quality control,

— Bidders will be required to confirm that they have (or have access to) the relevant supply chain management and tracking systems used by them to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4 in the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice,

— Bidders will be required to confirm that they and/or the service provider have the relevant education and professional qualifications associated with the new build education and/or community facility construction,

— Bidders will be required to confirm that their managerial staff have relevant educational and professional qualifications associated with the new build education and/or community facility construction,

— Bidders will be required to confirm that they will employ environmental management measures that meet the following requirements: disposal of all construction and/or other waste in accordance with all environmental legislation,

— Bidders will be required to confirm their average annual manpower in respect of new build education and/or facility construction contract work over the last three years. Please break this down into each relevant trade, only identifying those that are directly employed,

— Bidders will be required to confirm their and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years,

— Bidders will be required to demonstrate that they have (or have access to) the relevant tools, plant or technical equipment to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4 in the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice,

— Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract. This should be broken down by each proposed sub-contractor or element of the required works.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 143-326027
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 14/09/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 26/11/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
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)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

— Any questions in relation to this procurement exercise may be asked by using the Question & Answer facility provided on the Contract Notice only. Directly contacting anyone other that the Procurement contact provided in the documents may result in your exclusion from any further part in the process,

— If you suspect there are any errors or omissions in any aspect of this procurement exercise, either in terms of the information and documentation provided, or the process itself, you should immediately highlight this to the Authority using the Question and Answer facility. Failing to do so could result in your submission being deemed to be non-compliant or the entire process being cancelled,

— Please refer to the additional standard statements in relation to the ESPD attached with the procurement documents.

The main contractor is being selected as a single stage selection process. The main contractor will be required to establish their supply chain in order to submit an accurate tender cost, it will not be possible to subsequently advertise sub-contracting opportunities on the portal

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

Not applicable

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Details of the Community Benefits clauses will be provided within the tender documentation

(SC Ref:553222)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Thomas and Adamson
10 Wemyss Place
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312254072

Internet address:

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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: