Works - 362385-2016

18/10/2016    S201    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Forfar: Houses construction work

2016/S 201-362385

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Angus Council
Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park
Forfar
DD8 1AX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ian Hood
Telephone: +00 443452777778
E-mail: hoodig@angus.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM21

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.angus.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00236

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
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
II.1.1)Title:

Guthrie Hill & Smithy Croft, Arbroath — Affordable Housing.

Reference number: 61011078-01
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45211300
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The works comprise of the construction of a total of 42 properties together with all associated access roads, external works and services including gardens, communal landscaping and car parking. The levels of accommodation to be provided are as follows:

4 — 3 bedroom two storey semi-detached houses.

2 — 2 bedroom single storey accessible bungalows.

28 — 1 bedroom flats (mixture of single and 2 storey).

8 — 2 bedroom flats (mixture of single and 2 storey).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 5 820 000.00 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)
45211300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Guthrie Hill & Smithy Croft, Arbroath.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The works comprise of the construction of a total of 42 properties together with all associated access roads, external works and services including gardens, communal landscaping and car parking. The levels of accommodation to be provided are as follows:

4 — 3 bedroom two storey semi-detached houses.

2 — 2 bedroom single storey accessible bungalows.

28 — 1 bedroom flats (mixture of single and 2 storey).

8 — 2 bedroom flats (mixture of single and 2 storey).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Management and Supervision / Weighting: 7 %
Quality criterion - Name: Resources / Weighting: 7 %
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and Performance / Weighting: 7 %
Quality criterion - Name: Community Benefits / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Fair work practices / Weighting: 4 %
Price - Weighting: 70 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 5 820 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

This procurement will be conducted through the use of the Restricted Procedure.

All queries about this procurement must be made through the PCS messaging system.

Bidders are required to make reference to the ESPD (Scotland) (version 1.7); ESPD (Scotland) Statements (version 1.7) and the Selection

Criteria Matrix documents provided.

Bidders are required to complete the ESPD in line with the attached ESPD (Scotland) and ESPD (Scotland) Statements. Non completion

may result in the application being rejected.

The process that we shall apply to restrict the number of candidates to be invited to tender is as follows:

Statements including the Specific Requirements can be found within the following sections of this Contract Notice:

Sections:

III.1.1

III.1.2

III.1.3

Bidders must pass the minimum standards Sections of the ESPD (Scotland) (version1.7) as follows

Part III (exclusion Grounds) on a PASS/FAIL basis. Bidders must pass the exclusion criteria of Part III.

Bidders will then be scored on the Selection criteria of Part IV as follows.

Question 4B maximum marks to be awarded 25, Question 4C maximum marks to be awarded 55 and Question 4D maximum marks to be

awarded 20.

Part IV Section B on a pass/fail basis.

In 4B if Bidders have the required turnover for the last 3 years they will be awarded 15 points. If Bidders have the required Liquidity ratios

and insurance requirements they will be awarded 5 points for each.

Part IV Section C will be scored on the following basis:

In 4C if Bidders can demonstrate they have 4 projects of relevant experience they will be awarded 5 points for each project.

If their average annual manpower is equal to or greater than 25 they will be awarded 5 points.

If the number of managerial staff they have is equal to or greater than 6 they will be awarded 5 points.

If the number of management staff (including admin staff) they have is 16 — 25 % of their overall workforce, they will be awarded 10

points.

If the number of management staff (including admin staff) they have is 10 — 15 % or 26 — 50 % of their overall workforce, they will be

awarded 8 points.

If the number of management staff (including admin staff) they have is 5 — 9 % or 51 — 60 % of their overall workforce, they will be

awarded 5 points.

If the number of management staff (including admin staff) they have is up to and including 4 % or over 60 % of their overall workforce, they

will be awarded 0 points.

If the number of apprentices they employ is 10 % or more of their site based staff, they will be awarded 10 points.

If the number of apprentices they employ is 5 — 9.99 % or more of their site based staff, they will be awarded 7 points.

If the number of apprentices they employ is up to 4.99 % or more of their site based staff, they will be awarded 3 points.

If the number of apprentices they employ is 0 % of their site based staff, they will be awarded 0 points.

If Bidders can demonstrate they have the relevant tools, plant and technical equipment they will be awarded 5 points.

Part IV Section D on a PASS/FAIL basis.

In 4D if Bidders have the required Health and Safety procedures in place they will be awarded 15 points. If Bidders have the required

Environmental Management systems in place they will be awarded 5 points.

It is envisaged that the six highest scoring bidders will be invited to submit a tender.

Bidders should note that the Selection Criteria Matrix is for transparency/information purposes only and does not need to be completed and

or returned.

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:

4A.1 Bidders to provide a certificate from the Registrar of Companies (Companies House) stating that they are certified as incorporated or

registered.

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

4B.1.2 Bidders will be required to have an average yearly turnover of a minimum of 5 820 000 GBP for the last 3 years.

4B.4 Bidders will be required to demonstrate a Liquidity Ratio of no less than 0.70 based on the most recent accounts for a full financial

year.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

4B.5.1 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 indicated below:

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 10 000 000 GBP

Public Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 2 000 000 GBP

Product Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP

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

4C.1 Bidders will be required to provide examples of works carried out in the past five 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.

Up to four relevant projects are required. Projects should be housing/social housing of values ranging from 1 500 000 GBP upwards.

4C.8.1&2 Bidders will be required to confirm their average annual manpower including managerial staff and admin staff for the last three

years.

Bidders will be required to confirm their and the number of managerial staff and admin staff for the last three years.

The selection process will also consider the ratio of management to workforce and the ratio of apprentices to site based staff.

The successful Contractor will ultimately be required to provide a Community Benefits Plan and a Community Benefits Method Statement.

Bidders are requested to indicate in their submission the number of apprentices they currently employ in relation to the number of site

based staff.

4C.9 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.

4C.10 Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract.

4D.1 Health & Safety Standards as ESPD

4D.2 Environmental Management Systems as ESPD.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Refer to main ITT including sub-contracting.

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
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 25/11/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 25/04/2017
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
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:

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

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=455793.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the

closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause in this contract for the following reason:

Sub-contracting will be dealt with as part of the main ITT documents

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

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

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

The successful Contractor will be required to provide a Community Benefits Plan and a Community Benefits Method Statement. Bidders

are requested to indicate in their submission the number of apprentices they currently employ in relation to the number of site based staff.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=465403

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause in this contract for the following reason:

Sub-contracting will be dealt with as part of the main ITT documents

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

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

The successful Contractor will be required to provide a Community Benefits Plan and a Community Benefits Method Statement. Bidders

are requested to indicate in their submission the number of apprentices they currently employ in relation to the number of site based staff.

(SC Ref:465403).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Angus Council
Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park
Forfar
DD8 1AX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +00 443452777778

Internet address: http://www.angus.gov.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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/10/2016