Works - 86664-2019

22/02/2019    S38    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

2019/S 038-086664

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
NI Water and its subsidiaries
Westland House
Belfast
BT14 6TE
United Kingdom
E-mail: EPProcurementTeam@niwater.com
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.6)Main activity
Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

IF105 - Integrated Partnerships Framework

Reference number: IF105
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45200000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

NI Water wishes to set up a strategic integrated partnerships framework to support delivery of its proposed water and sewerage capital investments. The IF105 Integrated Partnerships Framework will be set up as 3 multi-party Lots (as set out further below). Economic Operators are entitled to submit tenders for 1, several or for all separate individual Lots of the Framework. However please note that NI Water will not appoint the same Economic Operator or Group of Economic Operators to more than one Lot. This rule will not though preclude the appointment of an Economic Operator to one Lot and the appointment of the same Economic Operator as part of a Group of Economic Operators or as a subcontractor to another Economic Operator or Group of Economic Operators on another Lot.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 680 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Water and Sewerage Infrastructure Works

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45232431
45245000
45231110
45231111
45231113
45231300
45232000
45232100
45232150
45232151
45232400
45232410
45232424
45232440
45220000
45240000
45231100
45111240
45232420
45250000
42122000
45232423
45232130
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NI Water wishes to set up a strategic integrated partnerships framework to support delivery of its proposed water and sewerage capital investments. The IF105 Integrated Partnerships Framework will be set up as 3 multi-party Lots (as set out further below). Economic Operators are entitled to submit tenders for 1, several or for all separate individual Lots of the Framework. However please note that NI Water will not appoint the same Economic Operator or Group of Economic Operators to more than one Lot. This rule will not though preclude the appointment of an Economic Operator to one Lot and the appointment of the same Economic Operator as part of a Group of Economic Operators or as a subcontractor to another Economic Operator or Group of Economic Operators on another Lot.

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: 240 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The term of a Framework shall be for an initial term of four (4) years] and can be extended at the sole discretion of the contracting authority for a second term of two (2) years and third and fourth terms of one (1) year each respectively. The term of a Framework Contract shall not exceed eight (8) years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Stated in the procurement documents

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Framework may be used for European-funded contracts 9eg InterRegs or equivalent.)

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Water and Sewerage Non Infrastructure Works

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45232421
45252127
45252130
45232150
45232410
45232424
45232440
45220000
45252120
45231100
45111240
45232420
45250000
45310000
42122000
45315000
45252000
45252100
45252122
45252126
45252140
45252210
45259100
45259200
45259900
45245000
45232152
45232422
45232423
45232430
45232431
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NI Water wishes to set up a strategic integrated partnerships framework to support delivery of its proposed water and sewerage capital investments. The IF105 Integrated Partnerships Framework will be set up as 3 multi-party Lots (as set out further below). Economic Operators are entitled to submit tenders for 1, several or for all separate individual Lots of the Framework. However please note that NI Water will not appoint the same Economic Operator or Group of Economic Operators to more than one Lot. This rule will not though preclude the appointment of an Economic Operator to one Lot and the appointment of the same Economic Operator as part of a Group of Economic Operators or as a subcontractor to another Economic Operator or Group of Economic Operators on another Lot.

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: 240 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The term of a Framework shall be for an initial term of four (4) years] and can be extended at the sole discretion of the contracting authority for a second term of two (2) years and third and fourth terms of one (1) year each respectively. The term of a Framework Contract shall not exceed eight (8) years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Stated in the procurement documents.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Framework may be used for European-funded contracts (eg. InterRegs or equivalent).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Water and Sewerage Infrastructure and Non Infrastructure Works

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45245000
45231110
45231111
45231113
45231300
45232000
45232100
45232130
45232150
45232151
45232400
45232410
45232424
45232440
45220000
45252130
45252120
45240000
45231100
45111240
45232420
45250000
45310000
42122000
45315000
45252000
45252100
45252122
45252126
45252127
45252140
45252210
45259100
45259200
45259900
45232152
45232421
45232422
45232423
45232430
45232431
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NI Water wishes to set up a strategic integrated partnerships framework to support delivery of its proposed water and sewerage capital investments. The IF105 Integrated Partnerships Framework will be set up as 3 multi-party Lots (as set out further below). Economic Operators are entitled to submit tenders for 1, several or for all separate individual Lots of the Framework. However please note that NI Water will not appoint the same Economic Operator or Group of Economic Operators to more than one Lot. This rule will not though preclude the appointment of an Economic Operator to one Lot and the appointment of the same Economic Operator as part of a Group of Economic Operators or as a subcontractor to another Economic Operator or Group of Economic Operators on another Lot.

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: 1 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The term of a Framework shall be for an initial term of four (4) years] and can be extended at the sole discretion of the contracting authority for a second term of two (2) years and third and fourth terms of one (1) year each respectively. The term of a Framework Contract shall not exceed eight (8) years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As stated in procurement documents.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Framework may be used for European-funded contracts (eg. InterRegs or equivalent).

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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: 20/03/2019
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 08/05/2019
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

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:

Correction to Ref IV.1.3: The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JU
United Kingdom

Internet address: www.judiciary-ni.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Belfast
BT1 3JU
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any proceedings relating to a breach of a duty owed by the Contracting Authority to an economic operator under the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016, in relation to this procurement, must be started within 30 days beginning with the date when the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen. The 30 day limitation period can exceptionally be extended by the Court to up to 3 months from deemed date of knowledge if satisfied there is good reason for doing so.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JU
United Kingdom

Internet address: www.judiciary-ni.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/02/2019