United Kingdom-Dalkeith: Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.midlothian.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00336
Section II: Object
Proposed Housing Development Including Intermediate/Extra Care Facility
Midlothian Council wishes to appoint an experienced building contractor to enter into a 2 Stage Procurement agreement to build in excess of 50 (fifty) new build houses of varying housing type mix and a new 40 (forty) bed Intermediate/Extra Care Facility on an existing brownfield site at Newmills Road, Dalkeith, Midlothian (former Dalkeith High School site).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.
— bidders will be required to have an average yearly turnover of a minimum of 5 000 000 GBP in the business area covered by the contract for the last 3 years,
— the Authority will use Experian to check the financial stability/risks associated with a tenderer, and require that they have at least a score of 51 out of 100 “Below Average Risk”. Failing that, the Authority will use reasonable measures to ensure appointing the tenderer does not provide an elevated risk in terms of financial stability and will request such information as may be reasonably necessary to ascertain that,
— it is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
—— employer's (compulsory) liability insurance = 10 000 000 GBP,
—— public liability insurance = 10 000 000 GBP,
—— professional indemnity insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.
Bidders will be required to provide 3 examples of works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the work as described in Part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice. Please provide narrative on your Companies key experience on the following areas:
— delivering projects with works value in excess of 10 000 000 GBP,
— delivering projects under a 2 Stage Procurement approach,
— your delivery capacity for the duration of the project.
Bidders will be required to confirm details of the technicians or technical bodies who they can call upon, especially those responsible for quality control.
— outline the team you propose to deliver the project, from appointment to completion,
— detail why you consider them most suitable to work with the project team, giving examples of experience and capability.
Bidders will be required to confirm that they have (or have access to) the relevant supply chain management and tracking systems used by them to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4 in the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice.
Supply chain management/engagement:
Detail how you will ensure the key members of your supply chain will be engaged throughout the delivery process. The response should detail key subcontractors who you have worked with successfully in the past (or have an active partnering arrangement with) who can offer value driven input or, if not determined at this stage, a list of potential subcontractors. The strength and suitability of your suggested supply chain should be commented on.
— bidders will be required to confirm that they and/or the service provider have the following relevant educational and professional qualifications: any professional services must be delivered by an organisation that is a member of the relevant professional body,
— bidders will be required to confirm that they will employ environmental management measures that meet the following requirements: please include project plan for site waste management, reduction of carbon; contamination, considerate contractor, etc.,
— the bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent) or a documented policy regarding quality management. The policy must set out responsibilities for quality management demonstrating that the bidder has, and continues to implement, a quality management policy that is authorised by their Chief Executive, or equivalent, which is reviewed at a senior management level. The policy must be relevant to the nature and scale of the work to be undertaken and set out responsibilities for quality management throughout the organisation,
— the bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance with BS EN ISO 14001 (or equivalent) or a valid EMAS (or equivalent) certificate or the bidder must have a regularly reviewed documented policy regarding environmental management policy, authorised by the Chief Executive, or equivalent. This policy must include and describe the bidder's environmental emergency response procedures, including the preparedness and response procedures for potential accidents and emergency response situations that give rise to significant environmental impacts (for example hazardous substances spill control).
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
— economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situation referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contract (Scotland) Regulations 2015,
— any questions in relation to this procurement exercise may be asked by using the question and answer facility provided on the Contract Notice only. Directly contacting anyone at the Authority other than the procurement contact provided in the documents may result in your exclusion from any further part in the process,
— if you suspect there are any errors or missions in any aspect of this procurement exercise, either in terms of the information and documentation provided, or the process itself, you should immediately highlight this to the Authority using the Question and Answer Facility. Failing to do so could result in your submission being deemed non-compliant,
— please refer to the additional standard statements in relation to the ESPD attached with the procurement documents.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=571128
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems
A subcontract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
Tenderers will be asked to propose community benefits they may commit to provide as part of the delivery of this contract. Guidance on the Authority's targets relating to community benefits will be included in the Invitation to Tender document but are likely to include such initiatives as:
— creation of apprenticeships,
— work experience for S4 —S6 pupils,
— school visits by Contractors,
— targeted training,
— main Contractors advertising subcontract opportunities to local businesses.
Internet address: http://www.midlothian.gov.uk