United Kingdom-Bedford: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/homes-england
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/homes-england
Section II: Object
Homes England Land Survey Framework
This framework will be used to procure topographical surveys on sites that we own. Land that is transferred to us or is purchased from other public bodies often does not have full survey information, in order to prepare sites for development one of the first activities we will undertake is to obtain survey information. Members of our land survey framework will be involved in preparing detailed and accurate survey information in a timely manner.
Any organisation, or consortium, can apply to be a supplier if they can deliver all of the required services across England. Those considering submitting a tender should look carefully at the scope of services.
We are also in the process of procuring a range of other technical and professional services frameworks to enable us to support our activities.
Our framework is for 4 years and it envisaged that there will be 5 suppliers. Individual appointments will either be via direct award or further competition.
Our land survey framework will used by Homes England and also be made available to other public bodies as part of Homes England's enabling role which include:
— central government departments and their arm's length bodies and agencies,
— non-departmental public bodies,
— NHS bodies,
— local authorities,
— registered providers,
— fire and rescue,
— charities and devolved administrations.
Refer to our procurement documentation for further details.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Refer to our procurement documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The opportunity can be accessed via Home England’s e-Tendering system. Tenderers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through our e-Tendering system. If not already registered, candidates should register at https://procontract.due-north.com/Login
All discussions, meetings, and communications will be conducted in English.
The contract will be subject to English law. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in GBP and all payments under the contract will be made in GBP.
This procurement and award are subject to the transparency arrangements being adopted by the UK Government. These arrangements include the publication of tender documentation issued by Homes England and our contract with the supplier.
Bidders should highlight any areas they consider commercially sensitive in order for Homes England to be able to honour our transparency obligations without undermining the bidder's commercial interests.
Candidates are advised that Homes England is subject to the freedom of information Act 2000 (“The Act”). If a candidate considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement procedure should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidential or otherwise, they must, when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information they do not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. Homes England shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to the act which relates to the information provided by the interested party. Please note, it is insufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response.
Homes England takes a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and sets high standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity in relation to the stewardship of public funds and the management of its activities. The principles contained within this policy apply to both internal and external audiences, including anyone wishing to undertake business or engage with Homes England.
Please refer to our anti-bribery and corruption policy by visiting https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/anti-bribery-and-corruption-policy for further information.
Homes England (the trading name adopted by the Homes and Communities Agency) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal data. Details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/homes-england/about/personal-information-charter
All dates in this notice are indicative and may be amended.
The NUTS code included in this notice is “UK”. However, the services will only be procured in England.
Internet address: http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk