Works - 5978-2020

08/01/2020    S5    Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Durham: Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)

2020/S 005-005978

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Durham County Council
Postal address: Corporate Procurement, County Hall, Durham
Town: Durham
NUTS code: UKC14
Postal code: DH1 5UL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Kelly Stewart

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: www.nepo.rg
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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

Framework of Providers for the Fabrication and Installation of Timber Frames for Buildings

Reference number: 456258
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Framework of providers for the fabrication and installation of timber frames for buildings.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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: UKC
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This framework agreement (‘the Contract’) is for a framework of providers for the fabrication and installation of timber frames for buildings (‘the Contract’) to Durham County Council and affiliated bodies. Fabrication and installation of timber frames for buildings as and when required for projects to include new build and small building extensions for example this framework will be available for use by Durham County Council and the following additional contracting authorities, where they have entered into a procurement service level agreement (SLA) with DCC:

— Academy Schools and Multi-Academy Trusts in County Durham and Darlington,

— Maintained Schools in County Durham and Darlington,

— County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service,

— Durham Constabulary and the Office of the Durham Police and Crime Commissioner,

— County Durham Housing Group,

— Parish Councils and Town Councils in County Durham.

In the addition to the above the framework may also be made available to not for profit Community Leisure Org, again where these have entered into a procurement SLA with DCC.

An up-to date list of these SLA partners is available on our website at:

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/03/2020
End: 28/02/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The proposed contract is to be let with an option to extend for up to a further 2 x 12 months from the actual end date.

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
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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: no
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: 07/02/2020
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: 09/02/2020
Local time: 09:00

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:

Fabrication and installation of timber frames for buildings the documents must be downloaded from and insert reference DN 456258 any questions must be raised through this system.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The High Court of England and Wales
Postal address: 7 Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane, London
Town: London
Postal code: EC4A 1NL
Country: United Kingdom

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority incorporated a standstill period at the point information of the award of the contract was communicated to bidders. That notification provided full information on the award decision. The standstill period which was for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provided time for the unsuccessful bidder to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Regulations 2015 provide the aggrieved parties who have been harmed or 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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: