United Kingdom-Sandbach: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/
Section II: Object
14 096 Contract for the Design and Construction of Poynton Relief Road
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.
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 http://www.the-chest.org.uk
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.
As set out in the Construction Pre-qualification Questionnaire.
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
As per procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
This procurement exercise will be conducted on Cheshire East Borough Council's electronic Contract and Tender Management System at the www.the-chest.org.uk 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: ProcontractSuppliers@proactis.com 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.
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).