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ESPH SB Grants Hill House - New Build Council Housing (ESPH137).

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Wealden District Council
Vicarage Lane
For the attention of: Gerry Palmer
BN27 2AX Hailsham
United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sesharedservices.org.uk/esourcing/

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
ESPH SB Grants Hill House - New Build Council Housing (ESPH137).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Design and execution
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Wealden District Council is seeking tenders from suitably qualified and experienced Contractors, to act as Principle Contractor in the design and construction of new affordable retirement housing, demolition, external works and drainage at the Grants Hill House site, Uckfield.
The Grants Hill House site consists of an old block of 42 flats for older people. The current building is no longer fit for purpose and does not meet the aspirations of older people. The building is empty and secured.
The contract shall be for the design and construction of a new retirement living housing development that will provide 67 dwellings, consisting of 65 apartments and 2 cottages and the supporting communal administrative and ancillary accommodation.
The Council received planning approval in March 2016 to replace the existing building with 67 Retirement Living apartments with communal facilities including residents lounge, buggy store, disabled bathroom, guest suite and landscaped gardens.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45210000, 45211360, 45211000, 45211100, 45110000, 45211200, 71000000, 45215212

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The works have an estimated value of 11 000 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 11 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As set out in the procurement documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As set out in the procurement documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As set out in the procurement documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As set out in the procurement documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the procurement documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the procurement documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the procurement documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the procurement documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the procurement documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
WDC - 009890
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
7.10.2016 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 7.10.2016 - 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

For more information about this opportunity please visit http://www.seshared.org.uk/esourcing/ and search for ‘Wealden’ in the opportunities section.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Wealden District Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill at the point information on the decision to award the contract is communicated to tenderers. This decision notice will incorporate the award criteria, the reasons for the decision, the reasons (if any) why a tenderer did not meet any technical specification, the identity of the successful tenderer(s) and a precise statement of when the standstill period is expected to end. Any appeal or challenge against the award decision must be communicated to the address stated within the standstill period. If an appeal or challenge regarding the decision to award the contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have suffered harm or are at risk of harm by a breach of the procurement rules to take action in the High Court (England Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought within 3 months (NB this time limit may be reduced to 30 days in circumstances where the contract award has been publicised to all participants in accordance with the Regulations). Where a legal challenge is launched against the award decision Wealden District Council is obliged to suspend the making of the contract. Where a challenge is made after the contract has been entered into then that contract could be declared ineffective and/or shortened and/or a fine imposed by the court, but only where the court are satisfied that there has been a serious breach of the procurement rules.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
1.9.2016