United Kingdom-Sandbach: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/
Section II: Object
18 012 Construction-Related Consultancy Framework
Cheshire East Borough Council intends to create a consultants framework for the provision of construction-related professional services. This framework is to deliver construction-related professional services to all internal departments and any organisation that Cheshire East Borough Council is associated with, to include its wholly owned companies, schools, academies, parish/town councils. The overall objective of the framework is to support the Council to deliver their revenue and capital programmes by:
— Providing professional expertise on construction related projects,
— Providing capacity and skills that allows flexibility where necessary to support existing Council services,
— Providing cost certainty,
— Standardise and streamline processes with continuous feedback and performance improvements with regards to external resource,
— Realise efficiencies through knowledge sharing and monitoring & management of performance in terms of cost and quality.
Lot 1 Architectural Services
It is envisaged that the majority of projects will be allocated by direct appointment. At the Council's discretion, projects may also be allocated following a mini competition on either via lowest price or via MEAT basis.
Estimated Value range: 370,000 to 660,000 GBP.
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SME's). For the avoidance of doubt, the contracting authority points out that no weight will be attached to whether or not an economic operator is an SME in selecting economic operators to submit tenders or in assessing the most economically advantageous tender.
It will be renewed either at the end of the initial contract period 21 October or at the end of the full 4 year extended period 22 October.
There is an option to extend for up to a further 12 months (at the Council's sole discretion). In the event the contract is extended, any extension shall be on the same terms and conditions of contract as the original contract period.
Lot 2 Building Services Engineering
Mechanical and electrical design/consultancy services
Estimated Value range: 190,000 to 340,000 GBP.
Lot 3 Quantity Surveying Services
Quantity Surveying Services
It is envisaged that the majority of projects will be allocated by direct appointment. At the Council's discretion, projects may also be allocated following a mini competition on either via lowest price or via Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT) basis.
Estimated Value range: 320,000 to 580,000 GBP.
Lot 4 Structural Engineering Services
Structural Engineering Design/Consultancy Services
Estimated Value range: 100,000 to 190,000 GBP.
Lot 5 Building Surveying Services
Building Surveying Design/Consultancy Services
Estimated Value range: 140,000 to 270,000 GBP.
Lot 6 Heritage Architectural Services
Architectural Design/Consultancy Services together with sub-consultant services for Building Services, Quantity Surveying and Structural Engineering.
Estimated Value range: 530,000 to 960,000 GBP.
Lot 7 CDM Client Advisor
CDM Co-ordinator services (or future services as defined by legislation).
Estimated Value range: 200,000 to 370,000 GBP.
Lot 8 Environmental and Engineering Services
Environmental and Engineering Consultancy Services including Environmental Impact Assessments, site/ground investigations, ecological surveys, archaeological surveys and flood risk assessments.
Estimated Value range: 250,000 to 430,000 GBP.
It will be renewed either at the end of the initial contract period Oct 21 or at the end of the full 4 year extended period Oct 22.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
This notice is for a framework agreement for Construction-Related Consultancy Services and is not in itself a contract and there is no guarantee of volumes of business under this agreement.
Services may be provided under the individual call-off contracts to schools, academies, town/parish councils and alternative service delivery vehicles (ASDVs) established by the Council. Details of the schools and academies and ASDVs within the Authorities' administrative areas known at the time of publishing can be found at: http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/home.xhtml and a list of Cheshire East ASDV's can be found at:
In accordance with Regulation 86 (notices of decisions to award a contract), Regulation 87 (Standstill Period) and Regulation 91 (Enforcement of duties through the court) of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (as amended).
Cheshire East Borough Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to review and scrutinise the award decision before the contract is entered into.