Works - 498214-2019

Submission deadline has been amended by:  541341-2019
23/10/2019    S205    Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Swindon: Construction work

2019/S 205-498214

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: UK Research and Innovation
Postal address: Polaris House
Town: Swindon
NUTS code: UKK14
Postal code: SN2 1FL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Rhedyn Griffiths
E-mail: fmprocurement@uksbs.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1793867005

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.uksbs.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: www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.uksbs.delta-esourcing.co.uk
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
Other activity: Public procurement

Section II: Object

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

CON19002 — Minor Works Framework Agreement — Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Reference number: CON19002
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) on behalf of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), wishes to establish a framework agreement for a contractor to provide minor construction building, mechanical and electrical works up to 500 000,00 GBP (excluding VAT) per call off project.

UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended from time to time) (the 'Regulations').

This is a works framework agreement being procured under the Open OJEU procedure regulations.

The framework agreement duration shall be for a period of 3 years with optional extensions of a 1-year period (3+1) from commencement of the framework agreement. The framework agreement contract is NEC4 term service contract, Option A and it is the intention that projects will be issued on a task order basis.

See Section I.3) for access to procurement documentation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 9 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79931000
71314100
71333000
45248000
45351000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ14
Main site or place of performance:

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), Harwell Oxford, Oxfordshire, the associated Conference Centre (The Cosener’s House) at Abingdon, and occasional works at Chilbolton Observatory, Chilbolton.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) on behalf of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) wishes to establish a framework agreement for the appointment of a single contractor to undertake minor works up to the value of 500 000,00 GBP per project at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), Harwell Oxford, Didcot, Oxfordshire, the associated Conference Centre (The Cosener’s House) at Abingdon, and occasional works at Chilbolton Observatory, Chilbolton, near Stockbridge, Hampshire.

UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended from time to time) (the 'Regulations').

This is a works framework agreement being procured under the open OJEU procedure regulations.

The framework agreement duration shall be for a period of 3 years with optional extensions of a 1-year period (3+1) from commencement of the framework agreement. The framework agreement contract is NEC4 term service contract, Option A and it is the intention that projects will be issued on a task order basis.

The client requires to work with a contractor that can demonstrate and deliver small construction projects and minor works up to 500 000,00 GBP. The principal contractor will closely partner with the client, to deliver a variety of construction works in a coordinated, safe, timely and cost-effective manner. The client is looking to partner with an innovative contractor that invests into their business and people, have agility within their supply chain, and manages performance and quality through a robust process.

The works comprise building, mechanical and electrical works including new construction works, alterations and maintenance at the Establishment. The works will be priced using agreed schedule of rates, negotiated price or through open book approach with the contractor. The objective of the framework agreement is to jointly, achieve the ‘best outcome in both price, quality and delivery’.

A brief summary of the requirement has been provided above, please ensure you review all additional appendices for full details of this requirement. All additional appendices can be found within Stage 1: Overview Section on the Delta eSourcing Portal.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70.00 %
Price - Weighting: 30.00 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 9 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 12 months.

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.2.2)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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 129-316409
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 28/11/2019
Local time: 10:00
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: 28/11/2019
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Electronically.

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:

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended), for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts). This procurement will be managed electronically via the Delta eSourcing Portal. To participate in this procurement, participants shall first be registered on the eSourcing Portal, this can be done online at https://www.delta-esourcing.com/ by following the link 'Register'.

As a user of the Delta eSourcing Portal you will have access to the Delta messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific tender event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity.

The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier. If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.

The sourcing documents can be accessed at: www.uksbs.delta-esourcing.co.uk

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk

Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk

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
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk

Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/10/2019