United Kingdom-Liverpool: Construction, foundation and surface works for highways, roads
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.liverpool.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.liverpool.gov.uk
Main address: www.Liverpool.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.Liverpool.gov.uk
Section II: Object
Liverpool City Council — Highways Planned Works Framework
The Council are looking to procure a 4 year multi-lot Framework Agreement for 4 years to deal with the future planned programme of works, including the 200 000 000 GBP Highway Investment Project,(c.70 000 000 GBP p.a.). The framework will be split into 3 lots based on value.
1) Lot 1: (Works and Service <500 000 GBP) 9 applicants to ITT Stage, 5 to contract award;
2) Lot 2: (Works and Service >250 000 GBP <6 000 000 GBP) 8 applicants to ITT Stage, 4 to contract award;
3) Lot 3: (Works and Service >5 000 000 GBP <12 000 000 GBP) 7 applicants to ITT Stage, 3 to contract award.
The procurement will follow the 2 stage Restricted procedure. Stage 1 selection through use of PAS91 Standard Questionnaire. Construction line members providing membership details need only provide a limited subset of selection data (see SQ for details).
Invited bidders to ITT stage (Stage 2) will be required to provide generic and Lot specific technical method statements, questions on social value and Lot specific Schedules of Rates and Bills of Quantities
Lot 1: Works and Services <500 000 GBP
1) Lot 1: (Works and Service <500 000 GBP) it is anticipated that 9 applicants will be invited to ITT Stage, 5 applicants to contract award
Scope of works to include:
— Bridges and other Structures,
— Bus Stop Surfacing,
— Civil Engineering Works,
—— Drainage, Pipe Laying,
—— Formwork / Concrete Works,
—— Civil Engineering Support Works for Traffic/ Signals/Control Equipment,
— Drainage (including gullies, linear drains, SUDS, soakaways, land drainage, jetting etc.),
— Emergency Call-Out Service,
— Fencing and barriers,
— Footways (including minor repairs and resurfacing), Paving and Tactile,
— Ground Investigation / Site Investigation,
— High Friction Surfacing,
— Highway Signs (supply and install),
— Highways Cores and Material Analysis,
— Horticulture, Arboriculture, Landscaping and Ecology,
— Joint Sealing,
— Kerbing, Paving and Footway Construction,
— Landscaping, Turfing, Planting,
— Lighting (including electrical work for signs, etc),
— Micro Asphalt and Surface Dressing,
— Patching and Potholes,
— Remedial Works / Repairs / Maintenance of Structures,
— Road Markings,
— Road Pavements (including minor repairs and resurfacing),
— Road Restraint Systems (including pedestrian guard railing),
— Street Furniture (excluding signs, lighting columns and pedestrian guard railing),
— Surfacing (machine lay and patching),
— Traffic management,
— Traffic Signs,
— Trial Pits / Trial Holes,
The procurement will follow the 2 stage Restricted procedure.
Stage 1 selection through use of PAS91 Standard Questionnaire. Construction line members providing membership details need only provide a limited subset of selection data (see SQ for details).
Invited bidders to ITT stage (Stage 2) will be required to provide generic and Lot specific technical method statements, questions on social value and Lot specific Schedules of Rates and 3 Bills of Quantities for example projects for Lot 1.
Full details of technical award criteria can be viewed in the ITT documentation provided.
All work will be carried out in accordance with the Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme (HMEP) Standard Specification and Standard Details for Highway Works, the HMEP Schedules of Rates and Method of Measurement.
Form of Contract for call-offs will be NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract.
Call-off from the Framework Agreement will be either through Direct Award of through Further Competition (mini-comp).
The Authority reserves the right not to award or to abandon any Framework Agreement for all or part of the works at its sole discretion with no liability whatsoever to any applicant or tenderer. All costs incurred by any applicant before signature of any contract/Framework Agreement shall be incurred entirely at that applicant/tenderer's risk. Appointment is no guarantee of any work.
Lot 2: (Works and Services >250 000 GBP — <6 000 000 GBP)
2) Lot 2: (Works and Service >250 000 GBP — <6 000 000 GBP) it is anticipated that 8 applicants will be invited to ITT Stage, 4 applicants to contract award.
Lot 3: (Works and Services >5 000 000 GBP — <12 000 000 GBP)
3) Lot 3: (Works and Service >5 000 000 GBP — <12 000 000 GBP) it is anticipated that 7 applicants will be invited to ITT Stage, 3 applicants to contract award.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Subject to the express written consent of the Framework Manager and subject to entering into an Access Agreement with the Employer, the following organisations are permitted to procure Works and Services under this Framework Agreement, which shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Framework Agreement:
The Framework Agreement will be accessible by all of the following organisations based within the Liverpool Combined Authority Boundary:
Liverpool City Council, St Helens Council, Knowsley Council, Sefton Council and Wirral Council and all and any subsidiaries, affiliated or associated joint-venture vehicles of those local authorities including Local Authority Trading Companies and Local Authority Housing Companies. Registered Providers including but not limited to a list of such Registered Providers of Social Housing. All educational establishments including, but not limited to, schools maintained by local authorities, academies (as defined in the section 579(1) of the Education Act 1996), city technology colleges, the learning and skills council, colleges, universities and other further education establishments. All police forces and other emergency services, including fire and rescue services as defined in Section 1(2) of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and other rescue authorities.
Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, the Contracting Authority must consider:
How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic social and environmental well-being of the area where it has exercised its functions and how in conducting the process of procurement it might act with a view to securing that improvement;
Accordingly the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to economic, social and environmental well-being. These priorities described in the procurement documents and are reflected in environmental and social characteristics and evaluation criteria for the award of the contract.
The Contracting Authority will observe a standstill period following the award of the contract and conduct itself in respect of any appeals in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.