Works - 478659-2018

30/10/2018    S209    - - Works - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

United Kingdom-Bradford: River-wall construction

2018/S 209-478659

Contract notice – utilities


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Yorkshire Water
PO Box 500
United Kingdom
Contact person: George Georghiou
Telephone: +44 7814769491
NUTS code: UKE

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Fish Passage Design and Construction Framework

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

For Yorkshire Water to comply with our regulatory duties under the Water Industry National Environment Programme (WINEP) fish passage solutions are required to deliver on these duties. There are currently 7 fish passage projects scoped for AMP7 with the potential expansion of scope for additional projects during AMP7 and into AMP8.

Yorkshire water is seeking a bidding entity capably of providing an end-to-end design and build solution for Fish passes, which includes the upfront ground assessment and feasibility studies up till final construction and handover.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 14 000 000.00 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: UKE
Main site or place of performance:

7 pre-defined locations:

River Burn

Airebank Mills

Cheesebottom Weir

Cononley Weir

Farnley Beck

Schole Hill

Watson Mill

Additional ones might come in scope all around Yorkshire in AMP7 and AMP8.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Yorkshire water is seeking bidding entities that are fully capable of delivering all services associated with the design and build of multiple fish pass solution. This includes works starting from preliminary ground-work surveying, up to the completion of construction of the structures.

The scope of services shall include but not limited to:

— Preliminary ecological appraisal,

— Services search,

— Geo morphological assessment and hydrologic/hydraulic modelling,

— Heritage/ archaeology assessment,

— UXB risk assessment,

— Contractor led cost and buildability statements throughout delivery,

— Low flows hydrology desk or hydrological field study,

— Liaison with YW + EA to select option to take forward,

— Public safety risk assessment,

— Topographical survey,

— Ground investigation geology study and production of ground investigation spec,

— Design to RIBA stage 3 'developed design',

— All necessary ecological surveys,

— GI, intrusive and non-intrusive,

— Flood Risk Assessment,

— Obtain all relevant permits/ licenses/ permissions (e.g. Environmental Permit for GI, footpath diversion/ closure, SSSI assent, HRA, impoundment/ water transfer licence, Planning Permission, NFPP approval, work in rivers consent, land owner permission), except Environmental Permit/ MMO licence for Construction which will be obtained in Phase 2,

— Detailed civils/structural design including RC detailing,

— Production pack: Drawings for construction, Pre-construction information, Site information, Specification, Environmental Management Plan, Bill of Quantities,

— Biosecurity method statement,

— Produce temporary works design and construction risk assessment,

— Obtain Environmental Permit/ MMO licence for construction,

— Produce Construction Phase Plan,

— Mobilise to site and undertake enabling works,

— Construction of permanent and temporary works,

— Topographical survey demonstrating compliance with required tolerances. For technical fish passes, typical tolerances required will be 5mm on hydraulically critical elements (eg. pass inverts), and 10mm elsewhere,

— Provision of as built drawings,

— Commissioning,

— Demobilisation and re-instalment.

Additional to the above there is the provision of adding a requirement for the contractor to sub-contract to a specialist the installation of fish pass monitors to existing and new fish pass structures.

Health and Safety CDM regulation must also be adhered to when executing these works; it has been required that the supplier will need to undertake the role of the Principle Designer and Principle Contractor for the scope described above.

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract term will be for 60 months, YW reserves the option to extend for a further 36 months on 12 month intervals based on satisfactory performance of the contract by the service provider. Further details will be sent out in the procurement documents.

The estimated value figure is based on the full contract term including renewal. (i.e. 60 +12 +12 +12 months option = 96 month term).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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: 25/11/2018
Local time: 23:59
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
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:

Once a request to participate is send out to the provided email address, suppliers will be invited to register to SAP Ariba within the Yorkshire Water realm, where the procurement process will run through.

A RFI (Request for Information) will be released during the period this tender will be open for requests to participate. This is for the purposes of pre-qualification and it's estimated to be dispatched on the 9.11.2018. Full process timeline details will be provided with the RFI.

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the award of any contract at any stage of the procurement process and/or to award only part or parts of any contract. Save for any mandatory periods, the timescales indicated in this notice are indicative and the Contracting Authority reserves the right to amend the same.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Yorkshire Water Services Ltd
United Kingdom
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: