Works - 536458-2018

06/12/2018    S235    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Paisley: Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses

2018/S 235-536458

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Scotland Excel
Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street
Paisley
PA1 1AR
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3003001200
E-mail: construction@scotland-excel.org.uk
Fax: +44 1416187423
NUTS code: UKM83

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10383

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.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

New Build Residential Construction

Reference number: 15-18
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45211000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

This framework is for new build construction of residential developments. It is anticipated that the majority of schemes under the framework contract will comprise of social rented properties, although Councils may utilise the framework for other tenure, mixed tenure and any other residential schemes with particular requirements (e.g. care homes, supported living accommodation, student accommodation, temporary accommodation).

Councils may have a requirement for contractors to offer both the land to build on as well as the main construction works.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Developments of 1-15 units - Design & Build

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
45211100
45211300
45222000
71320000
71312000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographical boundaries of the participating councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the development of 1-15 residential units for design and build.

It is anticipated that the majority of schemes under the framework contract will comprise of social rented properties, although Councils may utilise the framework for other tenure, mixed tenure and any other residential schemes with particular requirements (e.g. care homes, supported living accommodation, student accommodation, temporary accommodation).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Community benefits and fair work practices / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework contract will be for a maximum period of 48 months. The initial period of the framework contract will run for 24 months from the starting date with an option to extend for up to a further 24 months subject to satisfactory operation and performance. Any periods of extension will be at the sole discretion of Scotland Excel.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to participate contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other tender documents for further information.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Developments of 1-15 units — Build

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
45211100
45211300
45220000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographical boundaries of the participating councils and associate members within Scotland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the build of developments of 1-15 residential units.

It is anticipated that the majority of schemes under the framework contract will comprise of social rented properties, although Councils may utilise the framework for other tenure, mixed tenure and any other residential schemes with particular requirements (e.g. care homes, supported living accommodation, student accommodation, temporary accommodation).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Community benefits and fair work practices / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework contract will be for a maximum period of 48 months. The initial period of the framework contract will run for 24 months from the starting date with an option to extend for up to a further 24 months subject to satisfactory operation and performance. Any periods of extension will be at the sole discretion of Scotland Excel.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to participate contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other tender documents for further information.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Developments of 16-25 units

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
45211100
45211300
45220000
71320000
71312000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographical boundaries of the participating councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for developments of 16-25 residential units, both build and design and build.

It is anticipated that the majority of schemes under the framework contract will comprise of social rented properties, although Councils may utilise the framework for other tenure, mixed tenure and any other residential schemes with particular requirements (e.g. care homes, supported living accommodation, student accommodation, temporary accommodation).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Community benefits and fair work practices / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework contract will be for a maximum period of 48 months. The initial period of the framework contract will run for 24 months from the starting date with an option to extend for up to a further 24 months subject to satisfactory operation and performance. Any periods of extension will be at the sole discretion of Scotland Excel.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to participate contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other tender documents for further information.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Developments of 26-40 units

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
45211100
45211300
45220000
71320000
71312000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographical boundaries of the participating councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for developments of 26-40 residential units, both build and design and build.

It is anticipated that the majority of schemes under the framework contract will comprise of social rented properties, although Councils may utilise the framework for other tenure, mixed tenure and any other residential schemes with particular requirements (e.g. care homes, supported living accommodation, student accommodation, temporary accommodation).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Community benefits and fair work practices / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework contract will be for a maximum period of 48 months. The initial period of the framework contract will run for 24 months from the starting date with an option to extend for up to a further 24 months subject to satisfactory operation and performance. Any periods of extension will be at the sole discretion of Scotland Excel.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Participate contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other tender documents for further information.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Developments of 41 units and over

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
45211100
45211300
45220000
71320000
71312000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographical boundaries of the participating councils and associate members within Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for developments of over 41 residential units, both build and design and build.

It is anticipated that the majority of schemes under the framework contract will comprise of social rented properties, although Councils may utilise the framework for other tenure, mixed tenure and any other residential schemes with particular requirements (e.g. care homes, supported living accommodation, student accommodation, temporary accommodation).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Community benefits and fair work practices / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework contract will be for a maximum period of 48 months. The initial period of the framework contract will run for 24 months from the starting date with an option to extend for up to a further 24 months subject to satisfactory operation and performance. Any periods of extension will be at the sole discretion of Scotland Excel.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the Invitation to Participate contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other tender documents for further 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
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Insurance requirements

Equifax

Specific yearly turnover in business area covered by framework

Financial ratios

Audited accounts

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

— employers liability — minimum 10 000 000 GBP, each and every claim

— public and products liability — minimum 10 000 000 GBP, each and every claim (but in the aggregate for products)

— professional indemnity — minimum 5 000 000 GBP, each and every claim (those bidding for lot 1 only will not be required to provide Professional Indemnity insurance). Contractors All Risk — Contract works insurance with a limit per contract of not less that the value of the works plus 15 %

— statutory third party motor vehicle insurance

The Candidate is required to confirm that a search of the tenderer against "Equifax Protect" will not return a “Warning” or “Caution” code or any neutral code, unless the Candidate can provide any other documentation which Scotland Excel considers appropriate to prove to Scotland Excel that the Candidate does/would not present an unmanageable risk should it be appointed on to the proposed Framework Agreement.

Candidates are required to have a minimum yearly specific turnover in the business area covered by the framework contract for each lot they are submitting an RTP of at least:

— Lot 1 – Developments of 1-15 units – Build only: 1 900 000 GBP for the past three years. If Candidates cannot demonstrate this turnover the Candidate may provide an alternative proposal to meet the minimum requirements. Scotland Excel will consider whether any alternative proposal can be considered equivalent to the minimum requirements,

— Lot 2 – Developments of 1-15 units – Design and Build: 3 900 000 GBP for the past 3 years,

— Lot 3 – Developments of 16-25 units: 6 500 000 GBP for the past 3 years,

— Lot 4 – Developments of 26-40 units: 10 400 000 GBP for the past 3 years,

— Lot 5 – Developments 41 units and over: 13 000 000 GBP for the past 3 years.

Candidates are required to submit a copy of their last 3 years audited financial accounts.

Candidates are required to meet the minimal value for the following financial ratio:

Current Ratio: 1+

Gearing Ratio: <50 %

Debt Ratio: <60 %

Trade Debtor Days: <50

Trade Creditor Days: <50

Net Profit Margin: 3%+

Candidates can find the formula details for these ratios and full information on economic and financial evaluation of this tender in the accompanying ITP document.

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

These technical selection criteria apply to the framework.

Descriptions of 2 projects previously carried out that are directly related to the scope, per lot

Quality Management Accreditation

Health and Safety Accreditation

Health and Safety Breach

Environmental Management Accreditation

Technical Questionaire

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Further to the description of the selection criteria outlined above, full guidance and the minimum levels of standards required are outlined in the "NBRC 15-18 – ITP Information and Instructions for Candidates" document located in the "Information and Instructions" folder within PQQ3921.

The Candidate must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent).

The Candidate must hold a UKAS (or equivalent), accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS OHSAS 18001 (or equivalent) which covers the activities required for delivery of the Contract or have, within the last 12 months, successfully met the assessment requirements of a construction-related scheme in registered membership of the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) forum.

The Candidate must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance with BS EN ISO 14001 (or equivalent) or a valid EMAS (or equivalent) certificate.

The Candidate confirms that the organisation nor any of its Directors or Executive officers been in receipt of enforcement/remedial orders in relation to the Health and Safety Executive (or equivalent body) in the last 3 years.

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

For full details of the conditions relevant to the proposed framework contract and contracts to be called off thereunder (to the extent known or settled at this stage), please see the tender documents (details of how to access these are set out in Section "I.3, Communication" of this Contract Notice).

Scotland Excel will require the members of any tendering group of entities (including, but not limited to consortium members, members of a group of economic operators and/or sub-contractors) to be jointly and severally liable for the performance of the contract (no matter the legal form taken by those entities in order to enter into the contract).

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
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 50
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 162-369497
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 11/01/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 22/02/2019
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
Tender must be valid until: 18/09/2019
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:

Scotland Excel is a central purchasing body and is procuring this framework on behalf of the following contracting authorities (and successor bodies):

(a) the 32 local authorities in Scotland as listed at http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk/home/aboutus/ourmembers.aspx

(b) Scotland Excel associate members;

(c) any Integration Authority, or other body, established pursuant to the Public Bodies (Joint Working)(Scotland) Act 2014;

(d) Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC Ltd) and their member organisations across the higher and further education sector in Scotland and their associated and affiliated bodies.

(e) any Scottish Registered Social Landlords listed on the public register of the Scottish Housing Regulator: http://directory.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/Documents/Landlord%20Register.pdf as at the date of publication of this notice.

The above is subject to each Contracting Authority entering into and maintaining a relevant membership agreement or other access

Agreement with Scotland Excel.

Information about a framework agreement: Tenderers are advised that the envisaged maximum number of participants that might be appointed to the proposed framework agreement set out in Section IV.1.3) of this

Contract notice is purely indicative. Scotland Excel reserves the right to appoint more or less bidders than the envisaged maximum number.

Information about electronic workflows:

Tenderers are advised that whether electronic ordering, invoicing and payment will be used or accepted is at the discretion of each Scotland

Excel Council or Associate Member which will be settled by them during the procedure for the call-off of a contract under this proposed Framework Agreement.

Subcontractors on whose capacity the tenderer does not rely:

Scotland Excel will request the following information in the European Single Procurement Document (Scotland): whether the tenderer

Intends to subcontract any share of the contract to a third party; list of the proposed subcontracts as far as it is known at that stage; and what proportion/percentage of the contract does the Tenderer intend to subcontract. Please note that these subcontractors on whose capacity the bidder does not rely will be subject to the rules regarding exclusion as set at in II.2.14.

Information about the Tender Information Session:

A Tender Information Session will be held by Scotland Excel on 11.12.2018 at 10:00 am. The tender information session will be held at the Scotland Excel offices in Paisley. Please contact construction@scotland-excel.org.uk for further details and to reserve a space. This session is to give guidance on using the PCS-Tender system to complete this exercise.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 12124. For more information see:

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see:

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The Project code is 12124. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Tenderers will be scored on their community benefits submission which will be a requirement within the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

Suppliers will deliver a level of community benefit “points” within each council area proportionate to the level of spend received through the framework from that area. Community benefits will primarily cover employment and training opportunities.

(SC Ref:563673)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Not applicable
Scotland
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015/446) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/12/2018