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United Kingdom-Redcar: Road-maintenance works
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.uksbs.co.uk
Section II: Object
FM19147 Excavation and Associated Services
UK SBS on behalf of the contracting authority (STSC) wishes to establish a framework contract for the appointment of excavation and associated services.
UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time), (the ‘Regulations’).
This is a services contract being procured under the OJEU Procedure regulations.
STSC intends to award this framework contract to one supplier following the tender process. Once the framework is in place the intention is that call-off task orders will be raised to cover individual service packages of work.
This RFP and supporting appendix set out details of the STSC site and expectations of any successful supplier.
TUPE applies to this framework contract.
South Tees Site Company, Teesside Management Offices, Redcar, Cleveland, TS10 5QW.
The STSC site covers an area of approximately 8 square miles, directly located on the south side of the River Tees between the towns of Redcar and South Bank. The site is accessible from the national road infrastructure via the A1085 Trunk Road and the A66 arterial thoroughfare. In addition, the site is also served by a railway station within its boundary, currently with a limited service (2 trains a day) operated by network rail.
On the site there are several operating ventures including, Redcar Bulk Terminal, Tata Steel and British Steel, with STSC providing security services and technologies via a historical contract that was in place before the liquidation of SSI UK.
The site boundary is approximately 13,5 miles (including River Tees border) in circumference and consists of a mixture of wooden bars, palisade, chain link fencing – all in various states of repair and degradation. There are lengths of perimeter where no fence line or demarcation exists.
Effective communication and planning form an integral part of the contract delivery requirement and must be a demonstrable strength of the winning contractor.
Within this procurement STSC are looking to assess the suitability of potential providers in terms of their ability to meet the specified requirements as described in each of the areas of this contract.
The main services required under this framework contract will be excavation, road sweeping and gritting. All services described in this document are required site wide (See Appendix C Site Map).
The successful supplier will be required to ensure a suitably qualified and experienced team delivers a professional and safe service to meet all the necessary detailed and specified objectives.
(Please note: site only vehicles will run on red diesel, provided by STSC subject to internal process of ID pass and registration number confirmation).
Arrangements should be put in place by the contractor to ensure cleaning and maintenance of all vehicles, this is the sole responsibility of the contractor for the duration of this contract. Appendix I provides an indication of the equipment utilisation on site.
Overview of requirement
To support the current business needs, which are to ensure the site is safe for all users and to work towards reducing our COMAH inventory on site by supplying and operating suitable machinery with trained and competent operators and banksmen for excavating, ground scraping, loading, internal skip movement, transporting and off-loading of material around site, providing gritting and road sweeping services to help reduce risks around the STSC site, at minimum cost and in the safest manner.
The scope of this framework has defined into 3 key areas (excavation/road sweeping/gritting) to enable a full understanding of our need under the current ‘Keep safe Operation’s’
Any successful supplier will be required to complete a non-disclosure agreement prior to starting work on site.
If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken priorc to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.
See Section I.3) for access to procurement documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Section VI: Complementary information
The final date and time for receipt of requests to participate 15.7.2019 at 10:00 a.m.
The final date and time for receipt of tender submission is 15.7.2019 at 11:00 a.m.
The contracting authority expressly reserves the right to:
(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and
(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier.
If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded.
Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.
All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
The sourcing documents can be reviewed unrestricted at www.contractsfinder.gov.uk and submissions must be placed using the online procurement portal at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in I.3).
Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk