Works - 96848-2018

03/03/2018    S44    - - Works - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

United Kingdom-Bradford: Construction work

2018/S 044-096848

Contract notice – utilities


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Yorkshire Water Services Ltd
PO BOX 500
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sally Daly
NUTS code: UKE

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Yorkshire Alliance

Reference number: CM1005
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Yorkshire Water (YW) manages the collection, treatment and distribution of water in Yorkshire, supplying around 1.24 billion litres of drinking water each day. At the same time collecting, treating and disposing of about one billion litres of wastewater safely back into the environment. Affordability remains a key issue for customers, meaning that YW needs to lower the cost of risk resolution. This will be achieved through upfront thinking and managing total expenditure through a hierarchical process. To address the diverse range of risks within our asset base, YW are looking to engage with alliance partners to establish a Yorkshire Alliance to deliver resilient assets and drive exceptional service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 100 000 000.00 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: UKE
Main site or place of performance:

Across the full Yorkshire Water estate.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

YW has always sought to develop relationships with contractors and consultants that support delivery of benefits to customers, wider stakeholders and the environment. Delivery of the asset management plan is a key function in the Business with accountability to:

— Ensure that health, safety and welfare are designed in from concept stage.

— Understand overall asset condition and the relationship to service and environmental protection.

— Drive TOTEX hierarchy thinking from risk identification to risk resolution.

— Create designs that meet the needs of customers and the environment including carbon reduction targets.

— Construct solutions that deliver resilient, affordable assets for future generations.

Affordability remains a key issue for customers, meaning that YW needs to lower the cost of risk resolution. This will be achieved through upfront thinking and managing total expenditure through a hierarchical process. To address the diverse range of risks within our asset base, YW are looking to engage with alliance partners to establish a Yorkshire Alliance to deliver resilient assets and drive exceptional service. The Alliance must have the ability to:

— Ensure that safety and sustainability is in-built into every asset. Health and safety in operation must start in design.

— Demonstrate the highest standards of process safety required in a high hazard industry.

— Work closely with YW’s in-house functions and other contract partners to address the level of change required to meet future needs.

— Explore and develop ways to optimise existing, and deliver innovative new assets.

— Have expert design and construction capability that is proven across a wide range of high performing infrastructure sector clients.

— Support the development and delivery of low carbon solutions.

— Enhance YW’s use of standard products and solutions, off site construction and modular build.

Only by thinking differently will innovative solutions that challenge and improve the way things are done, both now and in the future, be delivered. Innovation is a key driving force, allowing delivery of more while keeping costs down, incorporating multiple economic pressures such as the challenges of climate change and population growth. To deliver the asset management plan, bidders will need expertise in areas including (but not limited to):

— reservoirs,

— raw water inlets,

— water treatment works,

— wastewater treatment works,

— outlets.

The activities may comprise inspection, replacement, renovation, upgrade or new builds for whole or part of the treatment processes and associated ancillary assets, process monitoring, instrumentation, control and automation.

A focus on future skills development to ensure sustainability of competence is essential.

A briefing will be held on Monday 19.3.2018. To secure your place at the event, bookings can be made at Please state your name, organisation, a contact number and a contact email address. Places will be limited so early registration is essential. This email address is solely for the purpose of booking onto this event and not to be used for other communications in relation to this tender.

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: 1 100 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 132
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to agreement, the initial term will be 60 months with the potential for 2 additional extension periods. YW reserve the right to extend the agreement.

Each extension period will have the term of 36 months.

Success in achieving the 2 extension periods, take the term up to a maximum of 132 months.The estimated value, in II.2.6, is based on the maximum term.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
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
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue
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.1.4)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.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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: 2
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 8 years:
To allow for the alignment of the framework with the proceeding AMP periods
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: 02/04/2018
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

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:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the award of any contract at any stage of the procurement process and/or to award only part or parts of any contract. The timescales indicated in this notice are indicative and the Contracting Authority reserves the right to amend.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Yorkshire Water Services Ltd
Western House
United Kingdom
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: