Works - 449941-2018

16/10/2018    S199    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Thrapston: Construction work

2018/S 199-449941

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
East Northamptonshire Council
Cedar Drive
NN14 4LZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Paul Large Welland Procurement
Telephone: +44 7769918574
NUTS code: UKF25

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

East Northamptonshire Enterprise Centre (ENEC) Build Contract

Reference number: DN370764
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Construction of the East Northamptonshire Enterprise Centre (ENEC), at Raunds, Northants, estimated build costs 5 500 000 GBP, on behalf of East Northants Council, to a design provided by the appointed architects and in conjunction with an appointed design team comprising architect, M and E services, Civil and Structural services and Principal Designer (CDM) with an appointed Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor (PMQS), services provider overseeing the project. Details of the Design Team are provided in the tender docs.

The intended start date for construction is April 2019 for completion March 2020.

The Council are seeking a contractor with experience of constructing enterprise centres or similar buildings, experience of working with an appointed design team and able to provide a competitive bid to complete to the Council's timetable.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 5 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF25
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A minimum of 5 bidders will be short-listed and invited to bid.

Short-listing questionnaires must be submitted by noon Monday 15th November, ENC intends to invite bidders by 30th November and the deadline for bids is intended to be Friday 18th January — or sooner, subject to agreement with invited bidders and compliant with the regulations.

All tender documents are available to download from the tender portal and completed short-listing questionnaires (and later, tenders), must be up-loaded to this tender portal too.

Your organisation must register on the portal before they can access the tender documents.

A link to the advert on the portal for this tender will appear in the corresponding contract notice on

This same link to the tender portal will also be added to this OJEU notice.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/11/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 30/11/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Head of Legal Services, East Northamptonshire Council
Cedar Drive
NN14 4LZ
United Kingdom

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

East Northamptonshire Council will incorporate a minimum 10 days standstill period at the point of notification of the decision to award the contract. The decision notice will incorporate the award criteria, the reasons for the decision, the reasons (if any) why a tenderer did not meet any specification, the identity of the successful tenderer(s) and a precise statement of when the standstill period is expected to end. Any appeal or challenge against the award decision must be communicated to the address stated in I.1) above within the standstill period. If an appeal or challenge to award the contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months, although this time period may be reduced to 30 days in certain circumstances). Where a legal challenge is made after the contract has been entered into then that contract could be declared ineffective and/or shortened and/or a fine imposed by the Court.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
East Northamptonshire Council
Cedar Druve
NN14 4LZ
United Kingdom

Internet address:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: