Services - 583980-2019

Submission deadline has been amended by:  604075-2019
10/12/2019    S238    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Construction consultancy services

2019/S 238-583980

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The City of Edinburgh Council
Postal address: Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM75
Postal code: EH8 8BG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: laura.schouten@edinburgh.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1314693323

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00290

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.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
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:

Professional Services for Active Travel projects

Reference number: CT0636
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71530000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The City of Edinburgh Council requires professional services design support for the following 2 projects within its Active Travel Investment Programme: (1) Powderhall Railway Path (2) Dundee Street and Fountainbridge Cycleways Project. Please see attached documents for further information.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 271 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1 and Lot 2.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Powderhall Railway Path

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71530000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM75
Main site or place of performance:

City of Edinburgh.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Project 1 focuses on the development of the Powderhall Railway solum into an off-carriageway active travel corridor. Please see Appendix 1 for further information.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

If and when required.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Dundee Street and Fountainbridge Cycleways Project

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71530000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM75
Main site or place of performance:

City of Edinburgh.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Project 2 focuses on the development of a high-quality cycling infrastructure on the Dundee Street/Fountainbridge corridor. Please see Appendix 2 for further information.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

If and when required.

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

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:

The overall design team will consist of numerous parties and each party will be required to have the relevant professional or trade register or membership which is applicable to their trade.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Tenderers are required to have the following minimum ‘general’ annual turnovers for the last 2 financial years:

— Lot 1: Powderhall Railway Path: 60 000 GBP,

— Lot 2: Dundee Street/Fountainbridge Cycleway: 48 000 GBP.

Where a tenderer does not have an annual turnover of this value, the Council may exclude the tenderer from the competition or may apply discretion seeking supporting evidence to determine the tenderer’s suitability to proceed in the competition.

tenderers will be required provide the following information in response to 4B.4:

— current ratio for current year: 1.10

— current ratio for prior year: 1.10

The formula for calculating a tenderer’s current ratio is current assets divided by current liabilities. The acceptable range for each financial ratio is greater than 1.10. Where a tenderer’s current ratio is less than the acceptable value, the Council may exclude the tenderer from the competition or may apply discretion seeking supporting evidence to determine the tenderer’s suitability to proceed in the competition.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Tenderers are required to hold, or commit to obtaining prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

(a) Employers (Compulsory) Liability Insurance — 5 000 000 GBP;

(b) public liability insurance — 10 000 000 GBP;

(c) professional indemnity — 5 000 000 GBP.

Where a tenderer does not hold or commit to obtaining the types and levels of insurance indicated, the Council will exclude the tenderer from the competition.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

It is a mandatory requirement that tendering organisations with more than 5 employees have in place a Health and Safety Policy which is approved at a senior level within the organisation and is reviewed regularly. Bidders should confirm that this condition has been met within the response to this question. Where a bidder does not have a Health and Safety Policy and is required to do so, the Council may exclude the bidder from the competition.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 10/01/2020
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 10/01/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

City of Edinburgh Council.

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:

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=606341

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

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:

Organisations are encouraged to secure positive outcomes that will benefit the community in which they operate. Further information can be found in the Specification and tenderers' submissions.

(SC Ref:606341)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=606341

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The City of Edinburgh Council
Postal address: Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH8 8BG
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314693922

Internet address: http://www.edinburgh.gov.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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
05/12/2019