Works - 47068-2017

08/02/2017    S27    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Building construction work

2017/S 027-047068

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Choice Housing Ireland Limited (and its subsidiaries)
37-41 May Street
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Manager — Kiara Dryden
Telephone: +44 2890441317
NUTS code: UKN

Internet address(es):

Main address:

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 to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

PF16-016 — Multi-Element Improvement (MEI) Works to Elmwood House, Oakdale House and Ashmore House.

Reference number: PRN 575
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The package of multi-element improvements proposed will comprise kitchen replacement works (inc. M&E), bathroom refurbishments, upgrades to the scheme's external lighting, overhaul of existing glazing (both uPVC and timber-framed), the removal and replacement of external door sets, the provision of a new door-entry/intercom system to serve a number of the general needs apartments, minor external alterations to improve refuse management and general health & safety, alterations and compliance works to existing automatic fire detection systems, rainwater goods clearance and refurbishment works to the internal communal areas serving Oakdale House.

It is initially anticipated that the package of improvement works will be delivered over a period of 3 months.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 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: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Choice's Asset Management team require engagement of an appropriately qualified and experienced Principal Contractor to deliver a range of proposed refurbishment and improvement works to an existing, social housing scheme, which comprises three separate, purpose-built accommodation blocks, as well as a shared, central courtyard and a combination of both communal and privately demised, external areas. The scheme comprising Elmwood House, Oakdale House and Ashmore House was constructed by original developers, Ulidia Housing Association, during the mid-1990s. The scheme is located close to the junction of Northland Avenue and Northland Road — a key thoroughfare into the town centre of Derry.

With a focus on the three accommodation blocks and their composition, the larger ‘General Needs’ block, Oakdale House, comprises a total of eight three-person, two-bedroom self-contained apartments, which are evenly split across the building's two storeys. The smaller ‘General Needs’ accommodation block, Elmwood House, comprises a total of four units — two three-person two-bedroom apartments and two, slightly larger, four-person two-bedroom apartments — each of which benefits from ‘own door’ access, as opposed to via shared, communal areas.

The final building making up the scheme, Ashmore House, currently provides supported accommodation for one of Choice's partner organisations, Clarendon Shelter. The larger Ashmore House benefits from an additional storey and currently contains a total of four single-bedroom, self-contained apartments at ground floor level, as well as fourteen private bedrooms across the building's first (four units) and second (ten units) floors. The first and second floors of Ashmore House also contain all of the living, kitchen and bathroom accommodation shared by Clarendon Shelter's clients occupying the fourteen private bedrooms, whilst the partner organisation's office and other ancillary accommodation, is also catered for. Clarendon Shelter provide 24/7 support to their clients — vulnerable female adults — housed within Ashmore House.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 3
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: 8
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:

To be detailed in the procurement documentation.

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

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: 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: 24/02/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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: 4 (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 cost of responding to the Pre-Qualification Package (PQQP) and any subsequent tender information and/or participation exercise in the procurement process generally will be borne solely by the economic operator participating. A Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Package (PQQP)is available in respect of the project referred to in Section I) above. Economic operators should note that the Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel this procurement process at any stage. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to the contract award is at the sole risk of the economic operator participating in this procurement process. All discussions and correspondence will be deemed strictly ‘Subject to Contract’ until a formal contract is entered into. The formal contract shall not be binding until it has been signed and dated by the duly authorised representatives of the parties. Any date given in Section IV) above is a best estimate at the time of dispatch. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend any such date. Neither the publication of this Notice nor the employment of any particular terminology or any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intends to hold itself bound by Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council (as Amended) as implemented by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: