Works - 416603-2019

05/09/2019    S171    - - Works - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Solihull: Construction work

2019/S 171-416603

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
Council House, Manor Square
Solihull
B91 3QB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Corporate Procurement Service
Telephone: +44 1217046089
E-mail: procurementteam@solihull.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG32

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.solihull.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/csw-jets

I.1)Name and addresses
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Council House, PO Box 2374
Oldbury
B69 3DE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Corporate Procurement Service
Telephone: +44 1217046089
E-mail: procurementteam@solihull.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG37

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses
Acivico Limited
Louisa House, 92-93 Edward Street
Birmingham
B2 2ZH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Corporate Procurement Service
Telephone: +44 1217046089
E-mail: procurementteam@solihull.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG31

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.acivico.co.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from 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
II.1.1)Title:

Constructing West Midlands 2 — Construction Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

This prior information notice is issued for information only purposes in advance of a formal restricted procedure tender process commencing to establish a framework for capital works.

The main areas of activity may comprise of individual construction related projects or programmes including new build work, extensions, improvements, renovations, reinstatement, repairs, mechanical, electrical, services and infrastructure works and may also include design and other services as required to develop and construct the works. The framework will consist of 2 lots as follows:

— Lot 1: the delivery of works generally from 250 000 GBP — 5 000 000 GBP,

— Lot 2: the delivery of works generally from 5 000 000 GBP, with no upper threshold.

The contracting authorities wish to establish this framework for all types of construction and building services work as part of the overall Constructing West Midlands (CWM) offer.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 400 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Intermediate Works

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000
45100000
45110000
45111213
45111230
45111240
45111250
45112300
45112700
45200000
45210000
45216000
45220000
45230000
45250000
45260000
45300000
45310000
45320000
45330000
45340000
45350000
45400000
70000000
71000000
71200000
71300000
71400000
71500000
71600000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG
Main site or place of performance:

Recognising the contracting authorities have properties outside the West Midlands region the location of works may on occasion be outside NUTS Code UKG.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 will comprise of the delivery of works generally from 250 000 to 5 000 000 GBP. This may include projects in the following sectors but not limited to:

— education including schools, colleges and universities, housing (including low, medium and high-rise), health and social care, sports, leisure and recreation, museums, art galleries, libraries, blue light, transport, infrastructure and public realm, recycling and waste centres, industrial, office, administrative and commercial buildings.

Construction companies selected to join the framework will be expected to be highly competent in terms of working collaboratively, working very closely and openly with the client organisations, in-house and external design consultants, and other partners and providing clear project support throughout the ‘pre construction period'. Performance will be monitored using a comprehensive set of performance indicators.

CWM endeavours to adopt industry best practice principles wherever possible including the Government Construction Strategy the Industrial Strategy for Construction (Construction 2025), and promotes the New Models of Construction Procurement, in particular use of 2 stage open book.

CWM will comply with all of the mandatory attributes in the National Association of Construction Frameworks (NACF) Regional Framework Accreditation Attributes in order to continue to be a member of the NACF.

In addition it will strive to fulfil the NACF objectives:

— the NACF will share best practise with members, framework users and the wider public sector,

— provide guidance and support to the public sector where requested,

— promote social value through procurement and construction frameworks activity,

— offer linkage between local government and central government on construction related issues.

It is intended that Real Estate Services and Major Civil Engineering works will not be delivered as exclusive or stand-alone projects, only as part of enabling or complementary works aligned with an appropriate project.

Individual call off contracts for a contracting authority may be from 250 000 GBP and up to a value of 5 000 000 GBP, although these values are indicative and may be adjusted where deemed appropriate for some works.

It is anticipated that bidding organisations must be able to demonstrate an annual turnover in excess of 10 000 000 GBP.

Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000 000 — 400 000 000 GBP.

It is intended that the framework may be utilised for projects funded by national and European grants.

Some call-offs from this framework may be subject to the requirements of the European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) comprising the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the European Social Fund in England (ESF), the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) and any other funding stream that may become available during the course of the framework. Therefore, the contractor will need to comply with the funding requirements of the European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) and associated regulations such as procurement, publicity, eligibility criteria.

II.2.14)Additional information

It is anticipated that 4 contractors will be appointed to Lot 1 following a short-listing exercise to 8 contractors at SQ stage. The duration of the framework will be 48 months from the award of the agreements. A meet the buyer event was held in July and the presentation material is available at www.csw-jets.co.uk where you will also be able to participate in this tender opportunity.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Major Works

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000
45100000
45110000
45111213
45111230
45111240
45111250
45112300
45112700
45200000
45210000
45216000
45220000
45230000
45250000
45260000
45300000
45310000
45320000
45330000
45340000
45350000
45400000
70000000
71000000
71200000
71300000
71400000
71500000
71600000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG
Main site or place of performance:

Recognising the contracting authorities have properties outside the West Midlands region the location of works may on occasion be outside NUTS Code UKG.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 will comprise of the delivery of works generally from 5 000 000 GBP, with no upper threshold. This may include projects in the following sectors but not limited to:— education including schools, colleges and universities, housing (including low, medium and high-rise), health and social care, sports, leisure and recreation, museums, art galleries, libraries, blue light, transport, infrastructure and public realm, recycling and waste centres, industrial, office, administrative and commercial buildings.

Construction companies selected to join the framework will be expected to be highly competent in terms of working collaboratively, working very closely and openly with the client organisations, in-house and external design consultants, and other partners and providing clear project support throughout the ‘pre construction period'. Performance will be monitored using a comprehensive set of performance indicators.

CWM endeavours to adopt industry best practice principles wherever possible including the Government Construction Strategy the Industrial Strategy for Construction (Construction 2025), and promotes the New Models of Construction Procurement, in particular use of 2 stage open book.

CWM will comply with all of the mandatory attributes in the National Association of Construction Frameworks (NACF) Regional Framework Accreditation Attributes in order to continue to be a member of the NACF.

In addition it will strive to fulfil the NACF objectives:

— the NACF will share best practise with members, framework users and the wider public sector,

— provide guidance and support to the public sector where requested,

— promote social value through procurement and construction frameworks activity,

— offer linkage between local government and central government on construction related issues.

It is intended that Real Estate Services and Major Civil Engineering works will not be delivered as exclusive or stand-alone projects, only as part of enabling or complementary works aligned with an appropriate project.

Individual call off contracts for a contracting authority will be from 5 000 000 GBP.

It is anticipated that bidding organisations must be able to demonstrate an annual turnover in excess of 50 000 000 GBP.

Estimated value excluding VAT: 400 000 000 to 1 000 000 000 GBP.

It is intended that the framework may be utilised for projects funded by national and European grants.

Some call-offs from this framework may be subject to the requirements of the European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) comprising the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the European Social Fund in England (ESF), the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) and any other funding stream that may become available during the course of the framework. Therefore, the contractor will need to comply with the funding requirements of the European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) and associated regulations such as procurement, publicity, eligibility criteria.

II.2.14)Additional information

It is anticipated that 4 contractors will be appointed to Lot 2 following a short-listing exercise to 8 contractors at SQ stage. The duration of the framework will be 48 months from the award of the agreements. A meet the buyer event was held in July and the presentation material is available at www.csw-jets.co.uk where you will also be able to participate in this tender opportunity.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
07/10/2019

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The framework is open to all public sector organisations within the specified geographic area which broadly covers UKG West Midlands to include (but are not limited to):

local authorities including all Metropolitan Districts, Unitary Authorities, County Councils, City Councils, District Councils, and Borough Councils

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/791684/List_of_councils_in_England_2019.pdf

Parish Councils, Town Councils and Combined Authorities

Government Departments, agencies and public bodies https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

Educational, training and learning establishments including but not limited to all pre-school, nursery, day-care, child-care, primary, secondary, tertiary, further, higher, adult, vocational, special educational, special needs and specialist educational establishments, publicly funded schools (including Department for Education and local authority maintained schools), voluntary aided schools; foundation schools; any faith educational establishments including the Roman Catholic Dioceses and Anglican Dioceses, academies, free schools; independent schools, public schools, private schools, grant-maintained schools, fee paying schools, grammar schools; foundation partnerships; education authorities, universities, colleges, city and manufacturing technology colleges, further education establishments; higher education establishments and other educational establishments.

http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/find-school-in-england

http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/check-a-university-is-officially-recognised/recognised-bodies

http://search.ucas.com/

https://www.ukrlp.co.uk/

National Parks Authorities http://www.nationalparks.gov.uk

Social Enterprises within Culture and Leisure http://www.sporta.org/member-directory

Registered providers of social housing https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

National Housing Federation http://www.nhfdirectory.co.uk

Police Forces http://www.police.uk/?view=force_sites

Fire and rescue services http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

NHS Bodies including Acute Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Mental Health Trusts, Health and Care Trusts, Ambulance Trusts, Area Teams, Special Health Authorities, Other health related bodies and NHS property services

https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/OtherListing.aspx

Department of Health Advisory Bodies and Committees http://www.dh.gov.uk/health/about-us/public-bodies-2/advisory-bodies/

Hospices http://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/End-of-life-hospice-services/Location/342

Care Quality Commission, independent regulator of health and social care in England.

Care homes, http://www.cqc.org.uk/search/services/care-homes

Mental Health Service, http://www.cqc.org.uk/search/services/mental-health?location=&latitude=&longitude=&sort=default&la=&distance=15&mode=html

Public service providers e.g. General practitioners' surgeries www.nhs.uk/service-search/go/locationsearch/4

Third Sector and Charities in the United Kingdom http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/

Local enterprise partnerships (LEP's)

Successor organisations to those identified above and their subsidiaries.

The framework may be used by non-public body organisations to comply with conditions associated with the use of public funds for these projects. Other areas of activity may include any building construction work undertaken by the participating organisations, their facilitating agencies or sub-users acting with or on their behalf.

Limited Companies and other enterprises qualifying as Bodies Governed by Public Law for the purposes of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/09/2019