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United Kingdom-Leicester: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.leicestershire.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.leicestershire.gov.uk
Section II: Object
Minor Works Framework: Construction 2019
The Scope of the Minor Works Framework: Construction 2019 (the Framework) is building, extension refurbishment, adaptation and associated works to the Client’s own properties and to properties of Customers. The Customer work is to generate income for the Client so it may subsidise its public service commitments.
The works comprise minor construction work (e.g. Building of class rooms) to Sites belonging to the Client and Customers.
The specification of the works shall be as described in the Scope and the Work Order.
The Client proposes to make this Framework available to eligible contracting authorities and charities within the geographic regions of: the East Midlands (Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland), the West Midlands (Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire) Home Counties (Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Oxfordshire), East Anglia (Cambridgeshire and Peterborough), South West England (Gloucestershire), Yorkshire and The Humber (South Yorkshire).
The Framework is intended to be used by the Client or eligible contracting authorities (the Customers) that it grants access. The Customers can include but are not limited to schools, academies, universities, district councils, county councils, city councils, libraries, police forces, fire brigades and charities or similar organisations.
It is not possible to ascertain the precise value of any work which may be generated via the Client and Customers. However, based on the financial year 17/18 the Client’s spend was 6 000 000 GBP. The value may increase as a result of the Client increasing its Client/Property portfolio, successful Joint Bidding defined in 2.4 or where new Customer’s call off from the Framework.
The anticipated Framework commencement date is 1.4.2019 for an initial period of 24 months, with an option to extend for a further period of 24 months, in 12 months increments, subject to performance. This will take the maximum Framework period to 48 months, ending no later than 31.3.2023.
To award the Work Order the Client can chose between:
a) direct call-off;
The Client reserves the right not to award a work order if it feels the price does not represent value for money.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As stated within the procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Leicestershire County Council (LCC) will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract, as communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by LCC as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.