Works - 503571-2019

25/10/2019    S207    Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Inverness: Construction work for houses

2019/S 207-503571

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Lochaber Housing Association, represented by their Agents, The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust
National registration number: SCO-30951
Postal address: 7 Ardross Terrace
Town: Inverness
NUTS code: UKM6
Postal code: IV3 5NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1463233549

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Housing Association
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Caol Housing Development, Fort William, PH33 7DL

Reference number: LHA/GKE001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Proposed Housing Development of 18 units, compromising of semi detached units and cottage flats, with amenity areas, associated road infrastructure and services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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: UKM6
Main site or place of performance:

Land to Rear of Glenkingie Terrace, Caol, Fort William, PH33 7DL.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Development of 18 units for affordable Housing:

— 2 x 4B6P Semi Detached Units,

— 4 x 3B6P Semi detached Units,

— 12 x 2B4P Cottage Flats.

All associated Road Infrastructure, services and amentity spaces.

Tender documentation issued and attached to this notice:

A. Collateral warranties;

B. Employers requirements;

C. Contractors proposals (not included as tenderers responses will make up this section);

D. Contract sum analysis;

E. Design brief, technical guidelines and LHA's appendix to main design guide;

F. Supporting documentation;

G. Form of tender;

H. Defects and handover procedure;

I. Bond.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Previous experience of D&B contracts for afforable housing and references / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Statement on community engagement and proposed interaction/events in the community / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Proprosed design team for this procurement and examples of previous working history with these consultants / Weighting: 5
Price - Weighting: 70 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 14
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension of time requests will be considered under appropriate circumstances.

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

With regards to award criteria:

Price weighting = 70 %.

The lowest priced tender return will be awarded the full 70 points. For every 25 000 GBP above this lowest price, tenderers will be deducted 1 point. Example 100 000 GBP above the lowest price will receive 66 points.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Potential bidders must complete ESPD Document attached to this notice: LHA/GKE001

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Potential bidders must complete ESPD Document attached to this notice: LHA/GKE001

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Potential Bidders must complete ESPD Document attached to this notice: LHA/GKE001

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Potential Bidders must complete ESPD Document attached to this notice: LHA/GKE001

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Potential Bidders must complete ESPD Document attached to this notice: LHA/GKE001

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 05/12/2019
Local time: 12:00
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:
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: 05/12/2019
Local time: 12:30

The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust, 7 Ardross Street, Inverness, IV3 5NQ.

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:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at

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.

(SC Ref:601509)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust
Postal address: 7 Ardross Terrace
Town: Inverness
Postal code: IV3 5NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1463233549

Internet address:

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: