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Works - 58160-2020

05/02/2020    S25    Works - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

United Kingdom-Reading: Building construction work

2020/S 025-058160

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Thames Water Utilities Ltd
Postal address: Procurement Support Centre - 3rd Floor East, C/O Mail Room, Rose Kiln Court
Town: Reading
NUTS code: UKJ11
Postal code: RG2 0BY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement.support.centre@thameswater.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.thameswater.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://www.thameswater.co.uk/procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.thameswater.co.uk/procurement
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Water

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Building Renovation and Remedial Works (Lifecycle)

Reference number: FA1432
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45210000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Thames Water wishes to award 1 or more framework agreements to supplier(s) capable of providing design services, building renovations and remedial works and supply of prefabricated cabins.

Due to the varying age of buildings and structures within Thames Water estate, there is a need to carry out renovation and remedial works in order to ensure that they remain fit for purpose. The framework agreement will cover remedial works to external and internal areas, structures, fabric, surfaces and finishes to properties within our estate.

Any agreement would be for an initial term of 3 years with options to extend up to a maximum duration of 8 years.

Thames Water reserve the right to issue multiple awards for each lot of this agreement to achieve the most efficient and economical service solution and the security and consistent continuity of supply and delivery. Thames Water reserves the right to enter into a contract or contracts for the provision of all or any number of lots.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 46 600 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lots 1, 2 or 3.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Design Works

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45210000
71315200
71315100
71315210
71320000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of the Thames Water region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The lifecycle programme is diverse and will potentially need design over multiple disciplines and Thames Water will be typically letting design works for larger projects which will be complex in nature.

Provision of design solutions for complex or structurally unstable roof repairs, boundary walls, cladding systems, building engineering services, general building and drainage, also undertake condition surveys for houses prior to repair on the waste network.

In the case of planning consent for either new or existing buildings, including listed status, the designer will work closely with our planning consultants to obtain the correct consent or planning permission.

We will award multiple suppliers for this lot who will be responsible for the required design services with no guaranteed volume. Work packages will generally be awarded under the terms of the agreement via mini-competitions directly by Thames Water.

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: 2 330 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial term of the agreement is 3 years, with options to extend to a maximum overall of 8 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 4
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be for an initial duration of 3 years with options to extend up to a maximum of 8 years. There will be no commitment to volume and performance against service levels will be measured and reviewed.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Project Delivery (Build)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45210000
45262700
45262800
45300000
45400000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of the Thames Water region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

TThis lot is broken down into 3 sub-lots:

Lot 2a: North London;

Lot 2b: South London;

Lot 2c: Thames Valley.

An indication of sites and postcodes withing each region will be provided in the PQQ.

The construction works will include but not limited to:

— roofing,

— cladding services,

— building engineering services,

— general buildings and drainage,

— windows,

— foundations,

— demolitions of buildings to ground level and removal,

— asbestos removal,

— waste removal.

Projects will vary in size and value, these will be in the most part multi-discipline works that will require interface management with different trades and subcontractors.

We will award multiple suppliers (between 2 and 6) in each region who will be responsible for delivering building and renovation works with no guaranteed volume.

Work packages will generally be awarded under the terms of the agreement via mini-competitions directly by Thames Water.

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: 41 940 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial term of the agreement is 3 years, with options to extend to a maximum overall of 8 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be for an initial duration of 3 years with options to extend up to a maximum of 8 years. There will be no commitment to volume and performance against service levels will be measured and reviewed.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Supply and Installations of Cabins

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45210000
44211110
44211100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of Thames Water Region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply and installation of pre-fabricated (temporary) modular structures and cabins across London and Thames Valley.

Structures to include but not limited to:

— meeting rooms,

— welfare cabins,

— security cabins.

The scope will include design, construction and delivery of modular structures. Civil works will be carried out by TW contractors, however suppliers can be expected to install the cabins.

We will award multiple suppliers for this lot with no guaranteed volume. Work packages will generally be awarded under the terms of the agreement via mini-competitions directly by Thames Water.

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: 2 330 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Any agreement will be awarded for an initial duration of 3 years, with the option to extend up to a maximum of 8 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 4
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be for an initial duration of 3 years with options to extend up to a maximum of 8 years. There will be no commitment to volume and performance against service levels will be measured and reviewed.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

As detailed in the PQQ.

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
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

As detailed in Section VI.3) and PQQ.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

Bonds and/or parent company guarantees of performance and financial standing may be required.

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

Specified in the ITN document.

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

Consortia may be required to form a legal entity prior to award.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As detailed in the ITN.

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
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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: 22
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 159-293522
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 21/02/2020
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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Between 3 and 8 years.

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:

All suppliers who wish to respond to this notice must request a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) by using the link in Section I.3) of this notice, i.e. https://www.thameswater.co.uk/procurement

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Thames Water Utilities Ltd
Town: Reading
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Thames Water Utilities Ltd will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Thames Water Utilities Ltd
Town: Reading
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
31/01/2020