United Kingdom-Invergordon: Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.albynhousing.org.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA18062
Section II: Object
32 new build properties at Dalmore, Alness (Phase 4)
Albyn Housing Society is looking to construct 32 new social housing units at Dalmore, Alness which are to be a mixture of detached, semi-detached, terraced and flatted properties with all associated external works, roads, services, landscaping etc.
Traditional bill of quantities.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.
As per procurement documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
See document attached "Project particulars and minimum requirements".
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The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:
— we have explored this with local professionals and builders and we do not think it is feasible for us given the local resistance to the idea and also the small number of projects which we anticipate will exceed the financial limit recommended outweighing the potential benefit.
— we also work closely with our contractors and monitor work on site to ensure that there are no issues coming to light which might indicate that there is a conflict between the main contractor and any sub-contractor working for them.
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A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
— Albyn Housing Society aims to combat social exclusion and deprivation by promoting opportunities for training and employment for the long-term unemployed. The Contractor must be able to demonstrate its intention to integrate trainees and [long term] unemployed persons into the labor market without distinction of sex, marital status, race, ethnic origin or political or religious beliefs.
— Albyn Housing Society also specifically wishes to encourage and intends to support the education and training of young people in order that they can be equipped to work successfully in the Building and Construction Industries. The contractor is, therefore, required to recruit and train such young people.
— accordingly, the Contractor shall provide Albyn Housing Society with a Training and Employment Method Statement detailing how they will aim to achieve and manage the following training and employment objectives during the Contract Period:
1) Provide at least one (No. 1) Modern Apprenticeship (MA) place who is obtained from a source agreed by Albyn Housing Society. The placement can be across a range of disciplines to be determined by the successful contractor;
2) The application of good equal opportunities recruitment procedures and management practices by the Contractor and subcontractors;
3) The development of an operating framework to encourage sub-contractor compliance in order to achieve these training and employment objectives;
Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=521138.
Internet address: www.albynhousing.org.uk
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