Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/10/2020

Local time: 10:00

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) on behalf of UK Research and Innovation (‘UKRI’), wish to establish a framework agreement to provide minor construction building, mechanical and electrical works up to a value of GBP 500 000.00 ex-VAT per project.

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United Kingdom-Swindon: Construction work

2020/S 170-412514

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: UK Research and Innovation
Postal address: Polaris House
Town: Swindon
NUTS code: UKK14 Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Rhedyn Griffiths
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1793867005

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.uksbs.co.uk

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://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Public procurement

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

CON20005 — Minor Works Framework — Daresbury Laboratory

Reference number: CON20005

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45000000 Construction work

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) on behalf of UK Research and Innovation (‘UKRI’), wish to establish a framework agreement to provide minor construction building, mechanical and electrical works up to a value of GBP 500 000.00 ex-VAT per project.

UK SBS is manage this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended from time to time) (the ‘Regulations’).

This is works framework agreement being procured under the Open OJEU procedure regulations.

The framework agreement duration shall be for a period of three years with an option extension of a 1-year period (3 + 1) from commencement for the framework agreement. The framework contract is NEC4 term service contract, Option A and it is the intention that projects will be issued on a task order basis.

See section I.3) for access to procurement documentation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 9 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD61 Warrington

Main site or place of performance:

Science and Technology Facilities Council, Daresbury Laboratory, Sci-Tech Daresbury, Daresbury, WA4 4AD.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) on behalf of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) wishes to establish a framework agreement for the appointment of three contractor’s to undertake minor works up to the value of GBP 500 000.00 per project at the Daresbury Laboratory.

UK SBS is manage this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended from time to time) (the ‘Regulations’)

This is works framework agreement being procured under the open OJEU procedure regulations.

The framework agreement duration shall be for a period of 3 years with optional extensions of a 1-year period (3 + 1) from commencement of the framework agreement. The framework agreement contract is NEC4 term service contract, option A and it is the intention that projects will be issued on a task order basis.

There is a lot going on at STFC, new builds, extensions, minor works, etc. Over the next five years a further 10 000 m2 GIA could be added to the estate. Our facilities are new and old, traditional and unique.

The client requires to work with up to three contractors who can demonstrate and deliver a high volume of small construction projects (including design and build) and minor works projects up to GBP 50 000 and the ability to deliver projects up to GBP 500 000.

Any successful contractor will be expected to have the capability to deliver mechanical, electrical (including high voltage) and civil engineering projects. Examples of this would include a full building heating system replacement, installation of new transformers or switch gear and any projects from the replacement of old concrete floor to the construction of bunds, walls and up to small buildings. Recent examples of projects undertaken include:

— office refurbishments,

— toilet refurbishments,

— the removal of a significant tonnage of old concrete and renewal,

— roof replacements,

— building heating system replacements.

The contractors will work closely with the client, to deliver a variety of construction works in a coordinated, safe, timely, and cost-effective manner. The client is looking to partner with up to three innovative contractors that invest into their businesses and people, have agility within their supply chain and manage performance and quality through robust process.

The works will be priced using agreed schedule of rates, negotiated price or through open book approach with the contractor. The objective of the framework agreement is to jointly, achieve the ‘best outcome in both price, quality and delivery’.

In the first instance works with a value of up to GBP 15 000 will be offered to the contractor who achieves the highest overall score in the tender evaluation and awarded subject to a KPI targets being achieved and a compliant quotation based on their Schedule of Rates being accepted by the client.

For works valued at GBP 15 000 or more the three contractors will be invited to submit quotations, subject to KPI targets being met, based on their schedules of Rates for the works.

A brief summary of the requirement has been provided above, please ensure you review all additional appendices for full details of this requirement. All additional appendices can be found within stage one: Overview section on the Delta eSourcing Portal.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60.00

Price – Weighting: 40.00

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 9 500 000.00 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:

36 months fixed term with the option to extend by 12 months.

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)Description

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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 125-307278

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/10/2020

Local time: 10:00

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:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/10/2020

Local time: 11:00

Place:

Electronically via Delta eSourcing Portal.

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:

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts).

Responses must be received by the date in the tender documentation; responses received outside of the deadline or not sent via the Delta eSourcing portal will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

As a user of the Delta eSourcing Portal you will have access to the Delta messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific tender event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity.

The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier. If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.

How to apply

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) will be using the Delta eSourcing Portal for this procurement.

To register on the Delta eSourcing portal please use the link https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com and follow the instructions to register.

If you are already registered on the Delta eSourcing Portal and wish to participate in this procurement, please use the link: https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com and the follow the instructions to ‘Login’

Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the access code: 9T4323R757

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1793867005

Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk

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

Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1793867005

Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28/08/2020