Works - 458049-2018

19/10/2018    S202    - - Works - Contract notice - Competitive procedure with negotiation 

United Kingdom-London: Multi-functional buildings construction work

2018/S 202-458049

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
31 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge
London
SW7 1QQ
United Kingdom
E-mail: project@afghanistanembassy.org.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.afghanistanembassy.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA41169

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, London
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Diplomatic and Consular Activities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Refurbishment of the London Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45211350
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Procurement of the Main Contractor for the refurbishment of the London Embassy at 31 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7 1QQ. The Works required are to refurbish and remodel the property to provide a modern consulate for the Embassy, restored residential rooms, modern offices for staff, and residences for the Ambassador and guests. The Works include but are not limited to the comprehensive strip-out of the existing services and finishes, demolition works, and all structural, architectural, mechanical and electrical, internal finishes and external works as per the drawings and specifications made available.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45210000
45262690
45453000
45453100
45454100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI33
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Procurement of the Main Contractor for the refurbishment of the London Embassy at 31 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7 1QQ.

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
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 14
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: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The Contracting Authority intends to invite 3 economic operators to participate in a competitive procedure with negotiation.

The Contracting Authority shall invite the 3 economic operators to participate in a competitive procedure with negotiation who have:

(a) submitted a compliant PQQ response; and

(b) gained a PASS in respect of the evaluation of each question in the PQQ Template (uploaded with this notice) (where identified as “pass/fail” questions) carried out pursuant to the PQQ; and

(c) scored 4 or more for each question in Part 3.7 of the PQQ Template; and

(d) achieved the highest combined score in respect of technical experience essay questions calculated in accordance the PQQ.

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
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
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.1.5)Information about negotiation
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: no
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: 15/11/2018
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 10/12/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
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:

The procurement of the Main Contractor for the refurbishment of the London Embassy at 31 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7 1QQ procured by the London Embassy in accordance with the Procurement Law of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan which requires that Afghan Government entities which are located outside of Afghanistan must conduct procurements in accordance with the rules and regulations of the host country. Therefore, the Works are being procured by the London Embassy in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015 ("Regulations"). From an EU perspective, this means that the London Embassy is applying the provisions of the Regulations on a voluntary basis to the Procurement Process.

Economic operators participate in the Procurement Process entirely at their own risk and the London Embassy does not accept any liability in respect of costs incurred in relation to this Procurement Process.

The London Embassy shall not evaluate Tenders received past the specified deadline time, compliance with which is the sole responsibility of interested parties. Economic operators which alter their composition after submitting a Tender will be the subject of a re-evaluation. The London Embassy reserves the right not to award any contract as a result of the Procurement Process initiated by this Contract Notice and to make whatever changes the London Embassy deems appropriate to the content, process, timing and structure of this Procurement Process. The London Embassy reserves the right to terminate this Procurement Process at any time.

It is anticipated that the successful tenderer will be announced in March 2019. Under section II.2.7, the duration of contract is estimated to be 14 months. The duration included in this Contract Notice is an estimate only.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=213539.

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.mytenders.co.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.

(MT Ref:213539)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Malek Asghar St.
Kabul
Kosovo
E-mail: info@mfa.af

Internet address: www.mfa.gov.af

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Malek Asghar St.
Kabul
Kosovo
E-mail: info@mfa.af

Internet address: www.mfa.gov.af

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Malek Asghar St.
Kabul
Kosovo
E-mail: info@mfa.af

Internet address: www.mfa.gov.af

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/10/2018