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02/12/2014    S232    - - Works - Voluntary ex ante transparency notice - Contract award without prior publication 

United Kingdom-Holywood: Construction work

2014/S 232-408401

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

This notice is covered by: Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Fold Housing Association
3 Redburn Square
For the attention of: Paul Murtagh
BT18 9HZ Holywood
United Kingdom

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Housing and community amenities
1.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities
The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Provision of Site, Design and Build Social Housing Scheme, East Belfast.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Project is for the provision of the delivery between 30 to 50 social housing units in East Belfast by means of design and build, where the participants provides the land, designs, constructs and completes the scheme for Fold in accordance with the DSD Housing Association Guide, Clients' Requirements and statutory body requirements.
To commence the construction of the units no later than March 2014 with an envisaged construction period of no more than 24 months.
The units can be delivered over a number of sites or on one site. In the interests of providing an efficient housing management service, any one site must not provide less than 17 units.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 70000000, 44000000

II.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union (in the cases listed in Section 2 of Annexes D1, D2 or D3 as appropriate)
Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice in the OJEU in accordance with Directive 2004/18/EC
Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable by the contracting entity and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the Directive yes
By virtue of a Contract Award Notice dated 1.5.2014 (ID: 2014-057426) the successful bidder was Kevin Watson Group. The Contract in respect of this notice will now be awarded containing contractual terms which have been altered in respect of the land purchase arrangements. Additionally, the contract now specifically delineates from the legal organisation within the successful bidder who will enter into the contract with the contracting authority. This has been brought about by events unforeseeable by the contracting authority.
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality. Weighting 40
2. Price. Weighting 60
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity
D&B East Belfast
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 236-409248 of 5.12.2013

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Kevin Watson Properties Limited trading as Kevin Watson Group
18 Main Street
BT47 3PQ Eglinton
United Kingdom

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of Justice
Chichester Street
BT1 3JF Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890235111
Internet address:
Fax: +44 2890313508

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals Appeals against the decision of the Contracting Authority may be made to the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland in accordance with Part 9 of the Public Contracts Regulations (as amended), including the time limits set out therein.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: