Works - 413288-2018

22/09/2018    S183    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Prison building construction work

2018/S 183-413288

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Scottish Prison Service
Calton House, 5 Redheughs Rigg
EH12 9HW
United Kingdom
Contact person: Colin Bell, Procurement Manager
Telephone: +44 1313303790
NUTS code: UKM75

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

10624 A — Design and Build of Community Custody Unit Glasgow (Maryhill)

Reference number: 10624 A
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Cabinet Secretary for Justice announced in June 2015 that Scotland was adopting a new approach to the support of female offenders in custody, including the need to create an environment that encourages and assists with their transformational change, utilising facilities designed and built to take account of gender and potential trauma.

The strategy seeks to deliver a new Women’s National Facility at the site of HMP Cornton Vale, Stirling, together with the provision of five Community Custody Units (CCUs) at various locations across Scotland. In July 2017, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice announced that the first two CCUs would be in:

1) Glasgow; and

2) Fife/Dundee areas (subsequently confirmed as Maryhill in Glasgow and Hilltown, Dundee respectively).

This contract notice is for the CCU at Maryhill, Glasgow only.

A Bidders Forum is scheduled for the 3.10.2018 at Maryhill Burgh Halls AM. Further details to follow.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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: UKM82
Main site or place of performance:

Maryhill — Glasgow

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Procurement will follow the Restricted Procedure:

— Following publication of the Contract Notice, a European Single Procurement Document (ESPD) will be published by SPS and will be made available to bidders, along with SPS's supporting guidance document,

— Following the evaluation of the ESPD, shortlisted bidders will be provided with an Invitation to Tender (ITT). Tender responses will then be evaluated by SPS.

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: 19
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The maximum number of candidates to be invited to the to the ITT stage shall be 5, assuming that 5 compliant responses are received. All mandatory requirements of the ESPD must be met.

The following criteria will be assessed:

— Economic and Financial Standing,

— Quality Assurance Schemes and Environmental Management Standards, and

— Technical and Professional Ability (Scored Questions).

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

This CCU will be designed to accommodate up to 24 women in 2-storey houses. The accommodation consists of four houses, each providing six bedrooms (2 house types 1s and 2 house type 2s). A separate Hub building will provide a reception, administration and staff facilities, along with a range of facilities for the women, such as healthcare, education and community space.

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:

The bidder is enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers kept in the Member State of its establishment (as described in Schedule 5 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015).

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

This refers to the ESPD (Scotland) Part IV

Q4B.1 Bidders will be required to have a minimum "General" Annual Turnover of 6m GBP for each of the last 3 Years.

Q4B.5 It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded Contract, they types and levels of insurance detailed below:

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

Public Liability Insurance = 10m GBP

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 10m GBP

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

The bidders shall be capable and have experience in delivering projects of a similar nature as the required Works.

Bidders will be required to provide 2 examples of Works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience in delivering Works of a similar nature, scale and complexity as described in the supporting guidance.

The supplementary guidance (downloadable via PCS-T) details the 3 separate scored questions and an additional Pass/Fail question. The Guidance also states the methodology for the scoring and subsequent ranking for the ESPD responses.

The bidder must comply with all legislative requirements.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Bidders will be ranked on a scale of 0-4.

For all scored questions, scoring a 0 will be non-compliant.

Bidders will be ranked on the basis of their responses to the scored questions.

The top 5 bidders will progress to the ITT stage. In the result of a tie, bidders will then be ranked based on their scores for the highest weighted question. This principal will continue until there is a differentiation.

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

The Form of Contract is GC/Works/1 Single Stage (Design and Build), as amended by SPS.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 168-381712
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 22/10/2018
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 16/01/2019
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: 6 (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:

Bidders should note that compliance in the following areas is likely to be evaluated as part of the ITT award criteria:

1. Key Design and Project Delivery Resources

1.1 Key Project Team Members

1.2 Wider Project Team

1.3 Project Team Management

2. Project Delivery

2.1 Building Information Management System (Level 2 BIM)

2. 2 Stakeholder Interface

2.2.1 Adjacent Occupiers Care Plan

2.2.2 Client Interface

2.2.3 Community Benefits

2.3 Health and Safety

2.4 Building Standards

2.5 Programme

2.6 Construction Plan

3. Design Proposal

3.1 Energy Requirements

3.2 Design Commentary

3.3 Key Systems

4. Sustainable Procurement Duty

5. Workforce Matters.

It is the intention that the project will operate a mandatory Project Bank Account (PBA) — a project specific account ring fenced with effective Trust status, which will be used for payment of the Contractor and his supply chain. The account shall be opened by the Employer under the Scottish Government Banking Services Framework defined at

And in addition it is intended that the PBA shall satisfy the minimum requirements for an effectively constituted Trust under Scots law.

Further guidance on PBAs can be obtained via the following link:

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The Project code is 11970. For more information see:

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

Whilst not introducing a mandatory sub-contracting clause, SPS will however actively encourage the successful contractor to advertise any packages of work that they do not already have a proposed supply chain partner(s), via Public Contract Scotland.

SPS does not want to potentially limit any supply chain options for the successful contractor.

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

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

Contractors (and their supply chain) shall be required to consider a range of community benefits that will be evaluated as part of the Award Criteria and will be incorporated into the contract (see These might include, for example:

— Employment of new entrants (e.g. apprenticeships, work placements, other trainees, etc.),

— Engagement of Supported Business, Social Enterprise, or Third Sector Organisation,

— Community Events,

— Other Community Benefits proposals which otherwise improve the economic, social or environmental wellbeing of the authority's area in addition to the main purpose of the contract in which the requirement is included.

(SC Ref:557913)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Scottish Prison Service
Calton House, 5 Redheughs Rigg
EH12 9HW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1313303790

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: