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Works - 52329-2020

03/02/2020    S23    Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Bristol: Construction work

2020/S 023-052329

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Forestry Commission
National registration number: United Kingdom
Postal address: Coldharbour Lane
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: BS16 1EJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement.england@forestengland.uk
Telephone: +44 3000674000

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.forestryengland.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.forestryengland.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Construction-work./7N22K4RAVH
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Forestry

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Forestry England — Whinlatter Hydroelectric Power Scheme

Reference number: FEE/0699
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Forestry England (FE) has developed a scheme for the installation of a small-scale, high head hydropower system, with the maximum possible generating capacity (expected to be circa 140 kW) within Whinlatter Forest, Cumbria. The purpose of the scheme is to transfer the Whinlatter site into a carbon free, net energy producer.

An outline scheme has been granted planning permission, consisting of an inlet structure, penstock, turbine house and outlet, with electrical connections into both the Whinlatter Visitor Centre and into Thornthwaite, for export to the National Grid. Detailed design is currently in progress for the overall scheme with the turbine specification and requirements set out below.

This tender is for the award of a contract for the design, manufacture, supply, installation, commissioning and the planned and reactive maintenance of a suitable turbine. The maintenance service will be for an initial period of 5 years post commissioning.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 225 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

North West (ENGLAND).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2.1) Background

Forestry England (FE) has developed a scheme for the installation of a small-scale, high head hydropower system, with the maximum possible generating capacity (expected to be circa 140 kW) within Whinlatter Forest, Cumbria. The purpose of the scheme is to transfer the Whinlatter site into a carbon free, net energy producer.

An outline scheme has been granted planning permission, consisting of an inlet structure, penstock, turbine house and outlet, with electrical connections into both the Whinlatter Visitor Centre and into Thornthwaite, for export to the National Grid. Detailed design is currently in progress for the overall scheme with the turbine specification and requirements set out below.

This tender is for the award of a contract for the design, manufacture, supply, installation, commissioning and the planned and reactive maintenance of a suitable turbine. The maintenance service will be for an initial period of 5 years post commissioning.

The procurement process is being carried out within NUTS region [UKH33] and the value range is approx. 180 000 GBP to 225 000 GBP.

The issue of this ITT and specification, along with supporting documentation, marks the commencement of the procurement process.

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: 225 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/7N22K4RAVH

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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: yes
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: 04/03/2020
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:
English
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: 04/03/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Construction-work./7N22K4RAVH

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/7N22K4RAVH

Go reference: GO-2020129-PRO-15892778

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Forestry Commission
Postal address: Coldharbour Lane
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS16 1EJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement.england@forestengland.uk

Internet address: www.forestryengland.uk

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
Official name: Forestry Commission
Postal address: 231 Corstorphine Road
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH12 7AT
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000674000
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/01/2020