Services - 513559-2018

21/11/2018    S224    - - Services - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

United Kingdom-Reading: Service depot construction work

2018/S 224-513559

Contract notice – utilities


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
SSE Services PLC
No.1 Forbury Place, 43 Forbury Road, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 3JH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Greg Shand
NUTS code: UKJ11

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
10 Henderson Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Greg Shand
NUTS code: UKM62

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
10 Henderson Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Greg Shand
NUTS code: UKM

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.6)Main activity
Other activity: Property Construction

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

New Forest Depot Build and Lease

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

PD/SSE need to appoint a Development Partner (DP) to provide and lease to SSE a new depot building and associated facilities which will be occupied primarily by SEPD’s New Forest depot.

Initial analysis by SEPD has identified a preferred location for the site. This is on the M271/M3 corridor between Totton and Eastleigh. Preference is given to the western end of this corridor between the M3 and M271.

The successful DP will be required to procure a suitable site within the above geographical constraints. The proposed site must offer a number of conditions: full details can be found on PQQ.

The building could be either a New Build, a Refurbishment or Fit-Out of an existing facility.

To recieve PQQ please email

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 750 000.00 GBP
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: UKJ32
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To access the PQQ please email: SEPD/SSE has chosen to use the negotiated Procedure as the appropriate procurement route to appoint the Development Partner for this build and lease project.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 7 750 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in days: 300
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As contract is for a design and build with subsequent lease agreement of 10-15 years with a guaranteed renewal option.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 2
Maximum number: 5
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

New build or refurbishment of existing premise to meet employers requirements.

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent company guarantees or alternative bank bonds may be required.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

All prices quoted in the tender must be in Sterling (GBP). Payment will be made in Sterling (GBP).

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

In the event of an associated group of companies being successful SEPD/SSE will require each company in the group to be jointly and severally liable for the satisfactory performance of the contract. This assurance will be required in writing before any contract can be awarded to such a group.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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: 19/12/2018
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 11/02/2019
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

To access the PQQ documents: please email

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The most economically and functionally advantageous tender in terms of the specifications in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: