United Kingdom-London: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.footballfoundation.org.uk/
Section II: Object
Football Foundation Artificial Grass Pitch (AGP) Supplier Framework 2020
The contracting authority is establishing a multiple provider ‘Manufacturer-led’ framework to deliver artificial grass pitches (AGP). Providers will be required to design, supply and install AGP pitches and all associated works to provide sports playing surfaces to meet the requirements of the national governing bodies of sport including football, hockey, rugby union and rugby league. The contracting authority will act as funder for applicants who will come from primarily public sector bodies such as schools and not for profit sports clubs. Works will be delivered adopting a 2-stage design and build approach. The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of itself and the entities listed at Section VI).
The contracting authority is establishing a multiple provider ‘Manufacturer-led’ framework to deliver artificial grass pitches (AGP) and associated works to provide playing surfaces for football, hockey, rugby union and rugby league, all in accordance with national governing bodies and international regulations for pitch design. Providers will enter into a framework agreement under the association of consultant architects (ACA), framework alliance contract, FAC-1. Applicants who are successfully awarded grants by the contracting authority will enter into a call-off contract with the AGP supplier under the JCT Design and Build Contract 2016 (incorporating pre-construction services) to design, supply and install the AGP pitch facility.
A framework managing consultant (FMC) will be appointed separately and will prepare designs to RIBA plan of work stage 2: concept design. Providers will then develop the design through RIBA plan of work stages, 3: developed design to 4: technical design, including obtaining all statutory consents and then install the pitch, including all associated works and services.
The authority will award up to 6 places on the framework to the highest scoring Tenderers that meet the Authority’s minimum requirements as set out in the procurement documents.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Applicants will be required to complete a supplier questionnaire (SQ) consistent with the provisions of Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended). The minimum requirements that applicants are required to meet are set out in the SQ. The SQ is available from the address at I.1) and must be returned to that address by the date stipulated in IV.2.2).
The successful tenderers will be required to meet the authority's minimum requirements as set out in the procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
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Section VI: Complementary information
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
Applicants should note that the estimated value of the framework as set out in this notice is based on the contracting authority’s current anticipated requirements. This value may increase if other entities decide to join and call off under the framework agreement. The contracting authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any time and not to proceed with all or part of the framework agreement. The contracting authority will not, under any circumstance, reimburse any expense incurred by applicants in preparing their tender submissions.
The framework agreement will be open to use by the following organisations:
— Football Foundation,
— The Football Association,
— The Rugby Football Union,
— The Rugby Football League,
— England Hockey,
— Applicants for Awards to Sport England,
— English Sports Council,
— Community Sports Clubs,
— National Governing Bodies (of sport) and their Applicants,
— Central Government Bodies,
— Sports Councils,
— Local Authorities (England and Wales),
— Education bodies in the UK (including maintained schools, academies, free schools, university technical colleges, further and higher education establishments).
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GO Reference: GO-201992-PRO-15319349
Internet address: www.cedr.com
In accordance with Regulations 92 to 104 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended), the contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period starting from the date when the contract award was notified to bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with a information in the ‘Award Decision Notice’ at the start of the standstill period including details of their bid in relation to the winning bid comprising the reasons for the decision, the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender, the score of the economic operators and the name of the economic operator to be awarded the contract. Tenderers have a right of appeal provided for within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended). Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.
Internet address: www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk