United Kingdom-Glasgow: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.turnerandtownsend.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA14202
Section II: Object
Thenue Housing Association — Contractor Framework for New Build, Repair or Refurbishment
Thenue Housing Association and other Registered Social Landlords based in Glasgow are seeking to appoint suitably qualified contractors to their framework for the delivery of various new build, repair or refurbishment projects.
Within the parameters set by this Contract Notice, the tender documentation and framework terms and conditions, Thenue Housing Association wishes to allow other Registered Social Landlords based in Glasgow to award contracts under the framework, known as “call-offs”.
Access to the framework for other RSLs will be at Thenue’s sole discretion. There is no guarantee of any minimum volume of work under the framework and all call-offs will be routed through, and subject to the prior approval of Thenue Housing Association. Approval will be given unless, in Thenue’s sole opinion, its works programme may be compromised in any way by the level of work being commissioned by other RSLs.
Lots 1, 2 and 3
Projects with a Value Between 0 GBP and 2 500 000 GBP
Various sites within the Glasgow area
Framework contract for new build, repair or refurbishment projects.
The most advantageous in terms of the criteria stated in the contract documents.
Projects with a Value Between 2 501 000 GBP and 7 500 000 GBP
Various sites within the Glasgow area.
Projects with a Value Over 7 500 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Bidders will be required to have a minimum yearly turnover of 1 500 000 GBP for Lot 1 for the last 3 years; 3 500 000 GBP for Lot 2 for the last 3 years and 10 000 000 GBP for Lot 3 for the last 3 years in the business area covered by the contract.
Where turnover information is not available for the time period requested, the bidder will be required to state the date on which they were set up/started trading.
Bidders will be required to state the value(s) for the following Financial Ratios:
— Ratio 1: The Acid Test — (Current Assets-stock/Current Liabilities). A company with an Acid Test Ratio of less than 1 cannot currently pay back its current liabilities. Therefore to pass the Acid Test Ratio the bidder must have a score greater than 1.
— Ratio 2: Return on Capital Employed — (Profit/Capital Employed). Return on Capital Employed or ROCE is used to prove the value the business gains from its assets and liabilities. To pass this question Thenue HA requires the bidder to score a positive figure/percentage.
— Ratio 3: Current Ratio — (Current Assets/Liabilities). The current ratio is a liquidity ratio that measures a company's ability to pay short-term obligations. To pass this question Thenue HA requires the bidder to achieve a score greater than 1.
Thenue HA will consider a pass in any 2 of the 3 ratios as an overall pass for this part of the assessment.
It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
— Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance — 100 0000 000 GBP for Lots 1, 2 and 3.
— Public Liability Insurance — 100 0000 000 GBP for Lots 1, 2 and 3.
— Professional Indemnity insurance — 1 500 000 GBP for Lot 1 and 10 000 000 GBP for Lots 2 and 3.
Bidders should state how they intend to deliver Community Benefits in support of the Authority's economic and social objectives.
Bidders will be required to provide examples of projects completed or on site within the last 5 years that demonstrate they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant site notice. Responses should be limited to 3 examples per Lot with a maximum of 2 nr A4 pages per example. Font to be no smaller than Ariel 10. Examples should include projects relevant to each Lot and they should state clearly which Lot is being addressed.
Bidders will be required to confirm that they have (or have access to) the relevant supply chain management and tracking systems used by them to deliver the type of requirements detailed in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or relevant Site Notice.
Bidders will be required to confirm that they and/or the service provider have relevant educational and professional qualifications.
Bidders will be required to confirm their average annual manpower for the last 3 years.
Bidders will be required to confirm the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years.
Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract.
The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certification of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO9001 (or equivalent) and BS OHSAS 18001 (or equivalent).
The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party accreditation of compliance with BS EN ISO14001 (or equivalent) or a valid EMAS (or equivalent) certificate.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contract (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
In addition to the electronic submission, 2 nr hard copies of the response should be delivered to the following address by the deadline for responses:
FAO Robert Taggart
Turner and Townsend
33 Bothwell Street
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the Authority's economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance may relate in particular to to social and environmental considerations.
Community Benefits are included in this requirement. A summary of the expected Community Benefits have been provided as follows:
— choices for change,
— digital inclusion,
— money advice.
These programmes deliver for the following priority groups:
— long term unemployed,
— people with addictions,
— lone parents,
— older people,
— people with a disability,
— people with physical and/or mental health problems,
In order to continue to deliver these programmes all procurements will include a requirement to provide a financial contribution towards these activities. The level of contribution will be proportionate to the size of the contract. These activities are all linked to National Outcome 7 "We have tackled the significant inequalities in Scottish society".
Bidders should note that no Bills of Quantities will be issued at ESPD Stage and will only be issued with the ITT documentation.
Bidders should note that the estimated number of participants in the framework is likely to be no more than 6.
Bidders should note that if the page limit is not adhered to, Thenue Housing Association reserves the right to only read the first 2 pages of any response and discard the remainder.
For the avoidance of doubt the weighted criteria areas follows:
4C.1.2: examples — 60 %
4C.4: Supply Chain Management — 10 %
4C.6 :Qualifications — 10 %
4C.8.1: Average Annual Manpower — 5 %
4C.8.2: Number of Managerial Staff — 5 %
4C.10: Subcontracting — 10 %
The scoring Methodology has been uploaded to PCS — where the item has a potential score greater that 5, the awarded score will be pro-rated as required
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The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
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:
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
See part IVI.3
Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=562205
Internet address: http://www.turnerandtownsend.co.uk