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United Kingdom-Reading: Building construction work
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
Main address: www.thameswater.co.uk
Section II: Object
Provision of Building Renovation and Remedial Works (Lifecycle)
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.
Lots 1, 2 or 3.
Whole of the Thames Water region.
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.
The initial term of the agreement is 3 years, with options to extend to a maximum overall of 8 years.
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.
Project Delivery (Build)
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:
— cladding services,
— building engineering services,
— general buildings and drainage,
— 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.
Supply and Installations of Cabins
Whole of Thames Water Region.
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.
Any agreement will be awarded for an initial duration of 3 years, with the option to extend up to a maximum of 8 years.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As detailed in the PQQ.
As detailed in Section VI.3) and PQQ.
Bonds and/or parent company guarantees of performance and financial standing may be required.
Specified in the ITN document.
Consortia may be required to form a legal entity prior to award.
As detailed in the ITN.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Between 3 and 8 years.
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
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).