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United Kingdom-Sandbach: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
19 146 — Low Value Construction Services Framework
Applicants need to register with Constructionline to be able to comply with the requirements of this procurement. If you are not already registered with Constructionline please see sections 3.0 and 5.0 of the response document for further information on how to register. No payment is required if you opt for the ‘Associate’ plan.
The framework will consist of three lots:
Lot 1: Construction works (up to GBP 250 000),
Lot 2: Construction works (GBP 150 000 to GBP 1 000 000), and
Lot 3: Demolition works (up to GBP 1 000 000).
Lots 1 and 2 must be capable of undertaking new build, extension and refurbishment projects as well as occasional single trade schemes. Lot 3 will undertake stand alone demolition projects together with associated building and reinstatement works.
The works undertaken will generally be to schools, libraries, leisure centres, community buildings, social services and health buildings, depots, cemeteries/crematoria, office facilities, National Trust estates, heritage buildings, parks, farm buildings, public realm spaces, other buildings the Council is involved with and their environments. Although there may be a requirement for some housing projects this is anticipated to be very minimal.
It is the Council’s intention that this framework will be available to associate companies and subsidiaries of the Council, including, but not limited to: Tatton Park Enterprises Ltd, Ansa Environmental Services Ltd, Orbitas Bereavement Services Ltd, Everybody Sports and Recreational Trust Ltd (Trading as Everybody Ltd, a charitable trust), Transport Service Solutions Ltd and any other wholly or partly owned companies created by Cheshire East Borough Council. This framework agreement will also be open for use by all schools and academies, including maintained early years settings within the borough boundary and all town and parish Councils within the borough boundary.
The values given in this notice are only estimations and are for the initial contract period of 3 years including the option to extend for up to a further 12 months. The authority gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative volumes or as to the value of the work during the contract period.
Further details about the framework can be found within the information memorandum contained in the Construction pre-qualification questionnaire guidance document.
Construction Works (up to GBP 250 000)
Lot 1 will undertake new build construction, extensions, refurbishments and minor building works on a construct only basis (potentially with discrete elements of design). Projects may include heritage works and may also include single trade schemes. Providers submitting responses must demonstrate their capability of delivering the following types of projects, either themselves or through their supply chain:
• new build works,
• extension works,
• refurbishment works,
• minor building works,
• heritage works,
• demolition works (where part of a project),
• electrical works,
• mechanical works,
• painting and decorating works,
• flooring works,
• CCTV/fire alarms/security systems works,
• landscaping works (including play/sports equipment),
• public realm works,
• site preparation works (only) for modular construction projects,
• volumetric building solutions.
The framework will be reviewed 12 months prior to the end of the initial contract period.
The option to extend for up to a further 12 months (at the councils sole discretion). In the event the framework is extended any extension shall be on the same terms and conditions of contract as the original contract period.
Construction Works (GBP 150 000 to GBP 1 000 000)
Lot 2 will undertake new build construction projects, extensions and refurbishments on a design and construct basis. Occasionally projects may be undertaken on a construct only basis. Projects may include heritage works and may also include single trade schemes. Providers submitting responses must demonstrate their capability of delivering the following types of projects, either themselves or through their supply chain:
Demolition Works (up to GBP 1 000 000)
Lot 3 will undertake stand alone demolition projects together with associated building and reinstatement works on a design and construct basis. Occasionally projects may be undertaken on a construct only basis.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
This procurement exercise will be conducted on Cheshire East Borough Council's electronic Contract and Tender Management System at the www.the-chest.org.uk Organisations wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional required information through the Contract and Tender Management System. If you have any technical problems with The Contract and Tender Management System please contact the help-desk on: Email: email@example.com telephone +441937 545945. In order to participate, providers must register, complete and upload completed documentation and submit this via the Chest at the link provided in this notice. The project reference on the Chest is DN473022. The values given in this notice are only estimations and take into account the extension option — the Council gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative volumes.
In accordance with Regulation 86 (Notices of decisions to award a contract), Regulation 87 (Standstill Period) and Regulations 91 (Enforcement of duties through the Court) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended).
Cheshire East Borough Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract 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 review and scrutinise the award decision before the contract is entered into.