Works - 461181-2018

20/10/2018    S203    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Sandbach: Construction work

2018/S 203-461181

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Cheshire East Borough Council
Westfields, Middlewich Road
CW11 1HZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Steve Mellor
Telephone: +44 1270686439
NUTS code: UKD62

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
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

14 096 Contract for the Design and Construction of Poynton Relief Road

Reference number: DN349669
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The proposed Poynton Relief Road (PRR) is a 3 km long, 2-way single carriageway road. The northern end of the route connects into the A555 Junction at Chester Road constructed as part of the A6MARR scheme. At the southern end of the scheme, the route passes to the west of Adlington Business Park before connecting into a new roundabout junction, to the west of the Adlington Travel Lodge with links to the existing A523 London Road. The scheme includes a cycleway and footway facilities, two new accommodation overbridges, and balancing ponds for drainage. Landscaping and environmental mitigation works are proposed for Great Crested Newts (GCN), Bats and other environmental flora and fauna. The scheme also includes upgrade of 2 off-site junctions at Adlington Cross Roads and Bonis Hall Lane, both of which are situated along the A523 London Road to the south of the proposed PRR.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 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: UKD62
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council wishes to appoint a suitable contractor to design and construct the works utilising the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract Option A – Priced Contract with Activity Schedule.

The procurement process adopted by the Council is based upon the restricted tendering procedure as detailed in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

The restricted tendering procedure will be based upon two stages:

1) Construction Prequalification Questionnaire (CPQ) – Suppliers are required to register, submit an expression of interest and download CPQ documentation via the Chest at

Responses to the CPQ will be evaluated taking into account the selection criteria set out in the CPQ. 5 suppliers will be short-listed to the Invitation to Tender stage.

2) Invitation to Tender (ITT) – The 5 short-listed suppliers will be invited to submit a tender based on ITT documentation. Responses to the ITT will be evaluated to determine the most economically advantages tender, taking into account the award criteria set out in the ITT.

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: 25 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 87
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As set out in the Construction Pre-qualification Questionnaire.

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

The current contract duration is expected to be 87 months (27 month design and construction followed by 60 months aftercare).

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:

As per procurement documents.

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.1.1)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: 23/11/2018
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 14/01/2019
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: 6 (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:

This procurement exercise will be conducted on Cheshire East Borough Council's electronic Contract and Tender Management System at the Organisations wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional required information through the Contract and Tender Management System. If you have any technical problems with The Contract and Tender Management System please contact the help-desk on: or 0330 005 0352. In order to participate, providers must register, complete and upload completed documentation and submit this via the Chest at the link provided in this notice. The project reference on The Chest is DN349669. The values given in this notice are only estimates — The Council gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative value.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Royal Courts of Justice
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Cheshire East Borough Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations, 2015 (SI No. 102) provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England,Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: