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United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.nhsscotlandprocurement.scot.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11883
Section II: Object
Scottish Minor Building Works Framework
Minor building works are defined as capital funded projects with a value less than 4 500 000 GBP but greater than 50 000 GBP where a multi-discipline contractor is required to deliver new build or refurbishment projects including without limitation the construction of new health and social care centres along with other facilities, extension to existing buildings, the refurbishment/upgrading of existing premises and term contracts for specific programme of work.
Suppliers may apply for multiple lots. However, they may only apply for 2 lots per geographical area in respect to low value projects, medium value projects and high value projects. (i.e. for NHS Ayrshire and Arran they may apply for Lot 1 and Lot 2 or Lot 1 and Lot 54 or Lot 2 and Lot 54 only). This does not preclude suppliers from applying for multiple geographical areas.
Landscaping lots — there is no limitation to the number of lots that a potential participant can apply for.
NHS Ayrshire and Arran Medium Value Lot
Delivery of Works Packages with an Estimated Value Greater than 500 000 GBP up to an estimated value of 1 500 000 GBP.
24 months extension option by any number of periods.
‘4C.1: Previous experience 65 %;
4C.7: Environmental Mnagement 10 %;
4C.9: Equipment 15 %;
4C.10: Subcontracting 10%’.
Participating authorities will use this lot for works that are located within these geographical boundaries.
Where works are required across geographic boundaries participating authorities may use Lot 49 or 50.
It is envisaged that the estimated maximum number of contractors who may be appointed to this lot will be 5.
NHS Ayrshire and Arran Landscaping
Hard and Soft landscaping for Greenspace projects across the NHS Estate.
"4C.1-Previous Experience 65 %
4C.7-Environmental Mnagement 10 %
4C.9-Equipment 15 %
Participating Authorities will use this Lot for Works that are located within these geographical boundaries.
NHS Borders Low Value Lot
Delivery of works packages with an estimated value greater than 50,000 GBP up to an estimated value of 500,000 GBP.
Where works are required across geographic boundaries Participating Authorities may use Lot 49 or 50.
It is envisaged that the estimated maximum number of contractors who may be appointed to this lot will be 7.
NHS Borders Medium Value Lot
Delivery of works packages with an estimated value greater than 500,000 GBP up to an estimated value of 1,500,000 GBP.
NHS Borders Landscaping
Hard and Soft landscaping for Greenspace projects across the NHS Estate
NHS Dumfries & Galloway Low Value Lot
NHS Dumfries & Galloway Medium Value Lot
NHS Dumfries & Galloway Landscaping
NHS Fife Low Value Lot
NHS Fife Medium Value Lot
NHS Fife Landscaping
NHS Forth Valley Low Value Lot
NHS Forth Valley Medium Value Lot
NHS Forth Valley Landscaping
NHS Grampian Low Value Lot
NHS Grampian Medium Value Lot
NHS Grampian Landscaping
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Low Value Lot
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Medium Value Lot
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Landscaping
NHS Highland Central Low Value Lot
NHS Highland Central Medium Value Lot
NHS Highland Central Landscaping
NHS Lanarkshire Low Value Lot
NHS Lanarkshire Medium Value Lot
NHS Lanarkshire Landscaping
NHS Lothian Low Value Lot
NHS Lothian Medium Value Lot
NHS Lothian Landscaping
NHS Orkney Low Value Lot
NHS Orkney Medium Value Lot
NHS Orkney Landscaping
NHS Shetland Low Value Lot
NHS Shetland Medium Value Lot
NHS Shetland Landscaping
NHS Tayside Low Value Lot
NHS Tayside Medium Value Lot
NHS Tayside Landscaping
NHS Western Isles Low Value Lot
NHS Western Isles Medium Value Lot
NHS Western Isles Landscaping
NHS Highland North Low Value Lot
NHS Highland North Medium Value Lot
NHS Highland North Landscaping
NHS Highland South Low Value Lot
NHS Highland South Medium Value Lot
NHS Highland South Landscaping
Multi Region Low Value Lot
Multi Region Medium Value Lot
Multi Region Landscaping
High Value Projects North Region
Delivery of works packages with an estimated value greater than 1,500,000 GBP up to an estimated value of 4,500,000 GBP.
Multi-disciplinary projects within the value range above for works within the geographical boundaries listed;
NHS Highland Central
NHS Western Isles
NHS Highland North
NHS Highland South
High Value Projects East Region
High Value Projects West Region
NHS Ayrshire & Arran
NHS Dumfries & Galloway
NHS Forth Valley
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
NHS Ayrshire and Arran Low Value Lot
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in breach of any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
Please refer to these statements when completing section 4B of the ESPD (Scotland)
ESPD (Scotland) questions included in this procurement are as follows:
The corresponding minimum standards are as follows:
Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘average’ yearly turnover for the last 3 years for the lot/s they are bidding for:
— small value projects 1 000 000 GBP,
— medium value projects 3 000 000 GBP,
— high value projects 9 000 000 GBP,
— landscape projects 1 000 000 GBP.
4B.3: Where turnover information is not available for the time period requested, the bidder will be required to state the date which they were set up or started trading;
4B.4: Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents;
4B.5.1: It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
— public liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,
— professional indemnity insurance = 2 000 000 GBP.
Please refer to these requirements when completing section 4B of the ESPD (Scotland)
4C.1: Previous Experience 65 %;
4C.7: Environmental Mnagement 10 %;
4C.10: Subcontracting 10 %.
4C.1: Bidders will be required to provide examples of works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the work as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU contract notice or the relevant section of the site notice;
4C.7: Bidders will be required to demonstrate how they they manage environment issues on site;
4C.9: Bidders will be required to demonstrate that they have (or have access to) the relevant tools, plant or technical equipment to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4 in the OJEU contract notice or the relevant section of the site notice;
4C.10: Bidders will be required to demonstrate their management of subcontractors.
The contract will include performance conditions relating to fair working practices and community benefits.
Successful suppliers will be required to deliver community benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The community benefits included in this contract are:
To be in the ITT. Community benefits may be assessed as part of the evaluation process for appointment to the framework agreement and, separately, for each specific contract executed under the framework agreement. Successful economic operators will be required to work with the authority and participating authorities to agree community benefits for both the framework agreement and the specific contracts and to monitor and measure the benefits.
Section IV: Procedure
An overall duration of between 4 and 6 years gives the Authority and the Framework Participants time to work together and achieve efficiencies across NHS Scotland and it provides a good background for enhanced community benefits, sustainability drive and supported businesses.
Section VI: Complementary information
Between Autumn 2023 and Autumn 2025.
This Framework agreement will apply:
The Scottish Government Core Directorates
East Ayrshire Council
Golden Jubilee Hospital (National Waiting Times Centre Board)
NHS Ayrshire and Arran
NHS Dumfries and Galloway
NHS Education for Scotland
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NHS Health Scotland
Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Scottish Ambulance Service
The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service
The State Hospital for Scotland
The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as National Services Scotland) (‘the Authority’) acting through its division National Procurement, is undertaking this procurement of (NP827_19 Scottish Minor Building Works) (‘Products’) on behalf of all entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, (i.e. all NHS Scotland Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority or other NHS Organisation established pursuant to the NHS (Scotland) Act 1978), any integrated Join Boards established pursuant to the new Public Bodies (Joint Working) Scotland Act 2014 (collectively hereafter referred to as ‘Participating Authorities’), where applicable.
In addition to those Authorities listed above the framework agreement will be available for use by the Scottish Ministers (including Agencies), Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies, offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices, cross-border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998, the Scotland Office, the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, Scottish health boards or special health boards, Scottish Futures Trust, Equality and Human Rights Commission, further or higher education institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005, any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament, any association of or formed by one or more of the foregoing, bodies financed wholly or mainly by one or more of the foregoing, bodies subject to management supervision by one or more of the foregoing and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by one or more of the foregoing. In addition to the contracting authorities listed, the framework agreement will be available to charities entered on the Scottish Charity Register and voluntary organisations entered on the Membership Database of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.
Information about agencies of the Scottish Ministers, Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies and offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices are listed at
Suppliers may apply for multiple lots. However, they may only apply for 2 lots per geographical area in respect to Low Value Projects, Medium Value Projects and High Value Projects.
Those who express an interest in this will be invited to complete an ESPD document on PCS-T.
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The Project code is 15392. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363
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:
Internet address: https://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/the-courts/court-locations/court-of-session
The authority will notify economic operators who submitted a tender or (where no deselection notification has previously been made) applied to be selected to tender, of its decision to award the framework agreement which notification will contain among other information, a summary of the reasons why the economic operators was unsuccessful. The notification will incorporate a ‘standstill period’ of a minimum of 10 clear calendar days (or a minimum of 15 if the communication method used is not electronic) between the date on which the authority dispatches the notice(s) and the date on which the authority proposes to conclude the relevant framework agreement. The bringing of court proceedings against the authority during the standstill period will automatically continue the prohibition on entering into the framework agreement until the court proceedings are determined, discontinued or disposed of, or the court, by interim order, brings to an end the prohibition. The remedies that may be awarded by the courts before the framework agreement has been entered into include the setting aside of the decision to award the framework agreement to the winning tenderer(s). The bringing of court proceedings against the authority after the framework agreement has been entered into will not affect the framework agreement unless grounds for the imposition of special penalties under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 can be established. Otherwise the remedies that may be awarded by the courts where the framework agreement has been entered into are limited to the award of damages.