Works - 593811-2019

16/12/2019    S242    Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Gloucester: Construction work

2019/S 242-593811

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Gloucestershire County Council
Postal address: Shire Hall
Town: Gloucester
NUTS code: UKK13
Postal code: GL1 2TG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Mike McGowan
Telephone: +44 1452328900

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

West of Cheltenham Transport Improvement Scheme (WCTIS) – UK Cyber Business Park; Phase 1 Arle Court Junction Improvements and Phase 2; A40 Golden Valley, M5 J11 to Arle Court widening

Reference number: DN450311
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The WCTIS UK Cyber Business Park scheme includes highway improvements to the west of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The scheme will increase junction capacity and reduce the queue length on approaches to Arle Court Roundabout and reduce the impact of queuing traffic on M5 Junction 11. It will improve public transport services for buses through the creation of new bus lanes and improved access and egress from the Arle Court Park and Ride site and improve local cycle and pedestrian facilities. This contract will deliver the construction of Phases 1 and 2 of the scheme. Phase 1 is focussed on Arle Court Roundabout and the B4063, Hatherley Lane and Fiddlers Green Lane approach arms. Phase 2 includes widening of the A40 eastbound between M5 J11 and Arle Court Roundabout. Both phases are included within this contract.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK13
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Phase 1 – Arle Court Roundabout

— widening of the A40 approaches and departure lanes at the roundabout,

— widening of the Arle Court roundabout circulatory,

— new bus exit slip road from the park and ride onto A40 westbound carriageway,

— extension of Arle Court subway and retaining wall to accommodate additional traffic lanes and bus layby,

— piling for subway foundations,

— widening of Hatherley Lane to provide 2 lanes of traffic in each direction between Arle Court Roundabout and Park and Ride/Grovefield Way Roundabout,

— new fibre reinforced polymer pedestrian footbridge,

— upgrade of Arle Court roundabout traffic signals,

— cycle and pedestrian improvements including new toucan crossing of Fiddlers Green Lane,

— utility diversions,

— all works for replacement Street lighting and new lit signs.

Phase 2 – M5 J11 to Arle Court Roundabout

— widening of A40 eastbound between M5 J11 to Arle Court Roundabout,

— utility diversions.

A summary of the outline programme for the scheme is shown below:

Tender period: 12.12.2019 to 14.2.2020

Anticipated works start date: April 2020

Completion: February 2021

Overall duration: 48 weeks

Indicative Value: 7 500 000 GBP

The proposed procurement route will be a single stage (Open Procedure) using the NEC4 ECC form of contract, Option A Priced Contract with Activity Schedule. Full details will be available in the tender pack that we intend to advertise on 12.12.2019.

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: 7 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2020
End: 28/02/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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:

As stated in the tender documents.

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:

As stated in the tender documents.

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.1.1)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: 14/02/2020
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14/02/2020
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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Gloucestershire County Council
Town: Gloucester
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Regulation 86 (Notices of decisions to award a contract), Regulation 87 (standstill period) and Regulation 91 (Enforcement of duties through the Court) of the public contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended).

The Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to bidders. That notification will provide full information on the award decision and the standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for the unsuccessful bidders to review and scrutinise the award decision before the contract is entered into.

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