Works - 399672-2017

11/10/2017    S195    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Durham: Construction work

2017/S 195-399672

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kelly Stewart
NUTS code: UKC14

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

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 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

Contract for Domestic Solid Wall Insulation Innovation (SWIi) Project.

Reference number: DN302110
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Durham County Council Durham and Durham University Energy Institute are looking into a potential tender exercise for an Innovation Solid Wall Insulation Project. The Council have applied for ERDF funding and is awaiting confirmation of the bid's success. If unsuccessful an alternative funding source may be identified. The SWII project will deliver a ‘Whole Place’ energy efficiency innovation programme in a minimum of 210 fuel poor homes in former mining villages such as South Moor, Ramshaw, Cockfield and Ferryhill.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 142 000.00 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: UKC1
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement is for innovative solid wall insulation product and system that incorporates the following elements that address key local and national factors contributing to current market failure

— new stone and brick SWI finishes that have system warranty* and comply with local planning constraints

— pre fabrication and offsite manufacture of key SWI components

— a scaffold free smart construction/installation method

to a minimum of 210 fuel poor homes in former mining villages such as South Moor, Ramshaw, Cockfield and Ferryhill.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 17
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: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The Council intends to invite the five (5) highest scoring bidding organisations to Tender, subject to having passed the relevant pass / fail sections of the Selection Questionnaire (SQ) and achieved a minimum weighted score of 60 % for the Technical Questions within the SQ.

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: yes
Identification of the project: European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
II.2.14)Additional information

Organisations can register electronically for the documents via, access the suppliers area, select Durham and input DN302110. This tender opportunity is funded by ERDF and is subject to funding approval, the budget is the maximum amount available including all variations/ contingencies. The evaluation of shortlisted bidders will be to maximise the properties for this budget.

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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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: no
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: 09/11/2017
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 17/11/2017
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
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Durham County Council
United Kingdom
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: