Works - 470076-2017

24/11/2017    S226    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses

2017/S 226-470076

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Trust Housing Association Ltd
12 New Mart Road
EH14 1RL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Tom Martin
Telephone: +44 1416470101
Fax: +44 1416470107
NUTS code: UKM

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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
Other type: registered social landlord
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

New Build Extra Care Housing at Todlaw, Duns, Scottish Borders — Contractor Selection.

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

Contractor selection for works comprising of the design and construction of 30 Extra Care Flats with common facilities and 19 Elderly Bungalows at Todlaw, Duns, Scottish Borders.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 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: UKM91
Main site or place of performance:

Todlaw, Duns, Scottish Borders, Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Contractor selection for the design and construction of 30 Extra Care flats with common facilities and 19 elderly bungalows at Todlaw, Duns, Scottish Borders.

Stage 1 — Compliance/quality assessment with compliance based on the European Single Procurement Document (ESPD) — pass/fail (should tenderers fail to meet the compliance criteria their bids will be rejected and no longer be under consideration); quality assessment will be based on the Quality Questionnaire attached.

Stage 2 — The highest scoring tenderers from Stage 1 will be shortlisted to a maximum of 5 tenderers for the issue of Stage 2 tender documents comprising Employer's Requirements (with Appendices) and Contract Sum Analysis. The most economically advantageous tender received will be taken forward as the Developer/Contractor for the project. Negotiations will take place as the design develops to full building warrant and construction stage. At construction stage a firm price for the contract will be agreed with the developer/contractor appointed to deliver the project on a full design and build basis.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Questionnaire / Weighting: 100
Quality criterion - Name: ESPD / Weighting: Pass/Fail
Price - Weighting: 0
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 18
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
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Stage 1 tender process to select contractor tenderers for Stage 2.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Refer to ESPD and ITT documents

Please complete

Part II: Information concerning the bidder

Part III: Exclusion criteria

Part IV: 4A.1: Suitability — The bidder must provide main contractor and subcontractors company number and evidence of membership and accreditations of relevant trade or professional bodies.

Part IV: 4B.2.1 to 4B.6.1: Economic and Financial Standing — The bidder must complete as detailed.

Part IV: 4C.1: Technical and Professional Ability — The bidder to complete as detailed.

Part IV: 4D.1 and 4D.2 — The bidder to complete as detailed.

Part V: Concluding Statements — The bidder to complete as detailed.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Refer to ESPD and ITT documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please complete

Part IV

4A.1: The bidder to complete as detailed.

4B.2: The bidder will require to have an average annual turnover of 20 000 000 GBP for the last 3 years.

4B.3: The bidder to complete as detailed.

4B.4: The bidder to provide current ratio (acceptable 1:1 or greater — current assets divided by current liabilities) and gearing ratio (acceptable up to 50 % — long term debt divided by working capital plus reserves).

4B.5.1: It is a requirement of this contract that the bidders hold, or can commit to hold, the types of insurance prior to award:-

a) Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance — 10 000 000 GBP

b) Public Liability Insurance — 10 000 000 GBP

c) Professional Indemnity Insurance — 10 000 000 GBP

d) Contractor's All-Risks Insurance — 10 000 000 GBP.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Provide examples of works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that you have experience to deliver the works as described.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Bidders must be experienced in and demonstrate all of the following criteria to gain a pass:

1 Low and medium rise flatted construction with ancillary support accommodation;

2 Affordable housing for rent;

3 Extra care housing or similar supported housing projects;

4 Relevant scale (40 to 60 housing units).

Please complete the Quality Questionnaire.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The contractor or any subcontractor are required to be a Living Wage Employer.

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: 27/12/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 12/02/2018
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: 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
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Please Refer to All Supporting Documents including Invitation to Tender and Appendices.

The bidder to detail any applicable divergences from the ITT.

Bidders to allow adequate time to upload documents and issue electronic response to avoid any last minute problems — late bids will not be accepted.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

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.

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see:

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Successful bidder will be required to employ at least 2 apprentices during the term of the contract. They should be obtained by working with Scottish Borders Social Enterprise Chamber.

(SC Ref:520172)

Download the ESPD document here:

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Trust Housing Association Ltd
12 New Mart Road
EH14 1RL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314441200
Fax: +44 1314444949

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: