Services - 471728-2019

08/10/2019    S194    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Leeds: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2019/S 194-471728

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Highways England
Lateral, 8 City Walk
Leeds
LS11 9AT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Nadia Bounhar
E-mail: Nadia.Bounhar@highwaysengland.co.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Address of the buyer profile: https://highwaysengland.co.uk/

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://highways.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Skid Resistance Measurement Surveys 2020-2025

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Highways England is responsible for managing the strategic road network in England.

We require specialist technical support to provide regional routine annual skid resistance surveys. Sideways-force coefficient routine investigation machine surveys are Highways England’s method of assessing and monitoring skid resistance in accordance with the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) standard HD28/CS228.

The strategic road network is surveyed annually to assess skid resistance. The results identify any sites with abnormally low skid resistance which are subsequently investigated and prioritised for remedial work, if required.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 145 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Skid Resistance Surveys for South West, Area 3 and the Second Severn Crossing.

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71000000
71355000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist technical support to provide routine annual Skid Resistance Surveys to cover Highways England maintenance areas in the South West, Area 3 and the Second Severn Crossing. The boundaries as defined in the procurement documents.

The Contract will be for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for up to a further 2 years (5 years total).

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: 210 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Skid Resistance Surveys for Area 4, Area 6, Area 8 and the M25 DBFO

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71000000
71355000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist technical support to provide routine annual Skid Resistance Surveys to cover Highways England maintenance in Area 4, Area 6, Area 8 and the M25 DBFO. The boundaries as defined in the procurement documents.

The Contract will be for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for up to a further 2 years (5 years total).

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: 285 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Skid Resistance Surveys for Area 7, Area 9 and the A1DD.

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71000000
71355000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist technical support to provide routine annual Skid Resistance Surveys to cover Highways England maintenance in Area 7, Area 9 and the A1DD. The boundaries as defined in the procurement documents.

The Contract will be for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for up to a further 2 years (5 years total).

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: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Skid Resistance Surveys for Area 10, Area 12, Area 13 and Area 14.

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71000000
71355000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist technical support to provide routine annual Skid Resistance Surveys to cover Highways England maintenance in Area 10, Area 12, Area 13 and Area 14. The boundaries as defined in the procurement documents.

The Contract will be for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for up to a further 2 years (5 years total).

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: 275 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Skid Resistance Surveys for defined Benchmark Sites.

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71000000
71355000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist technical support to provide routine annual Skid Resistance Surveys to cover Highways England maintenance areas in defined Benchmark Sites. The sites are as defined in the procurement documents.

The Contract will be for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for up to a further 2 years (5 years total).

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: 125 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open 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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 161-396437
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/11/2019
Local time: 13:00
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:
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
Date: 08/11/2019
Local time: 13:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

How to Express Interest in this Tender:

1) Register for a free account at https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk

2) Click the 'ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Invitations to Tender (ITT) open to any registered supplier). Click on the relevant ITT to access the content. Click the 'Express Interest' button at the top of the page. This will move the ITT into your 'My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) You can now access any attachments by clicking 'Buyer Attachments' in the 'ITT Details' box

3) Click 'My Response' under 'ITT Details', you can choose to 'Create Response' or to 'Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining). You can now use the 'Messages' function to communicate with Highways England and seek any clarification. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT. There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform. You must then submit your reply using the 'Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Expressions of interest must be submitted from the applicants' registered office address. Each member of a Joint Venture (JV) must submit a letter from their own registered office confirming all company names in the proposed JV. Applicants can only participate in one JV. Further guidance on JVs is contained in the procurement documents.

Highways England reserves the right not to accept the highest scoring, or any, tender. Bidders should note that tenders are submitted at the supplier's own cost and risk. Highways England may cancel the competition or part of it for any reason, and bidders' costs will not be reimbursed. Highways England expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of this tendering exercise commenced by publication of this notice; and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and in no circumstances will Highways England be liable for any costs incurred by candidates.

Further information is provided in the procurement documents.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
See details at VI.4.3
See details at VI.4.3
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Highways England will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.

Appeals must be lodged in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102) as amended.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/10/2019