Works - 37515-2019

25/01/2019    S18    - - Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-King's Lynn: Construction work

2019/S 018-037515

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Freebridge Community Housing
Juniper House, Austin Street
King's Lynn
PE30 1DZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Steve Holtz
Telephone: +44 1553667801
Fax: +44 1553667701
NUTS code: UKH16

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Phase 5, Hillington Square King's Lynn

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

The Hillington Square estate, constructed in the 1960s, comprises 320 units in 15 blocks bedsits, flats and maisonettes. The estate was transferred as part of a large scale voluntary stock transfer to the Freebridge Community Housing (FCH) in 2006 from the Borough Council Kings Lynn and West Norfolk. Approximately 56 units have been sold under the Right to Buy and therefore are owned by leaseholders. A feasibility exercise in late 2006 told FCH that refurbishment of the estate rather than complete demolition and rebuild was the only option viable. FCH are now looking to appoint a main contractor to undertake Phase 5 of the project comprising the refurbishment of Colby, Aitken, Norris and Farrow House (complete), Ladysmith and Vicarage House (part), complete with new vertical access cores including all associated demolitions, drainage, utilities and external works. The estimated value of Phase 5 of the project is 9 800 000 GBP excluding VAT.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 9 800 000.00 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: UKH16
Main site or place of performance:

Hillington Square, King's Lynn, Norfolk.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Works comprise the refurbishment of dwellings in Colby, Aitken, Norris and Farrow House (complete), Ladysmith and Vicarage House (part), including upgrading of all services, provision of sustainable energy options were possible, all decent homes works both internal and external, complete with new vertical access cores including all associated demolitions, drainage, utilities and external works. Appointment of subcontractors; which are likely to include removals, lift specialist, landscaping, mechanical and electrical services. The estimated value of the project is 9 800 000 GBP excluding VAT

The Contractor will have no entitlement to undertake the works in relation to Sections 2A and 3. FCH shall be entitled to terminate the Contractor's employment by serving a notice at any time within a period of 7 days commencing on the date of practical completion of the preceding section.

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: 9 800 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 40
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: yes
Description of options:

Tenders are to be based upon completion of the works within 172 working weeks from the agreed date of possession, Tenderers can offer an alternative tender based upon their own time and phasing proposals for consideration.

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please refer to the tender documents and appendices.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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.1.4)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: 06/03/2019
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.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 06/03/2019
Local time: 13:00

Freebridge Community Housing.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Eastern Procurement portal at:

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477000

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: