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Framework agreement for the provision of design, co-ordination and construction works relating to plannedimprovements to the Bernicia Group's housing stock, including maintaining the Decent Homes standard,bringing properties up to the Bernicia ...

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Bernicia Group
Oakwood Way, Ashwood Business Park
Ashington
NE63 0XF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Richard Bodsworth
Telephone: +44 7813332061
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKC

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.bernicia.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.bernicia.com

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.housingprocurement.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.housingprocurement.com
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

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

Stock Investment Framework.

Reference number: DN244039
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45211000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Framework agreement for the provision of design, co-ordination and construction works relating to plannedimprovements to the Bernicia Group's housing stock, including maintaining the Decent Homes standard,bringing properties up to the Bernicia Standard and general maintenance / improvements.

The programme of works is expected to run from 2018 - 2023 with an approximate value of 65 000 000 GBP excl VAT. Bernicia's Property Maintenance Division (PMD) will deliver approximately 25 000 000 GBP excl VAT of the value of the planned works, with the remaining 40 000 000 GBP proportion of works to be split into 2 geographical lots and delivered by newly appointed contractors. The successful applicants will enter into a framework arrangement with work packages intended to be awarded on an annual basis to each contractor.

There will be no guarantee provided under the framework to award any work or any workload.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 65 000 000.00 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:

Northern Region (excluding PMD area)

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC2
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 encompasses works in the Northern Region of Bernicia's operating area (ie Northumberland and parts of Tyne & Wear, excluding the former Wansbeck region which will be allocated to Bernicia's in-house PMD). It will consist of a framework agreement for the provision of design, co-ordination and construction works relating to planned improvements to the Bernicia Group's housing stock, including maintaining the Decent Homes standard, bringing properties up to the Bernicia Standard and general maintenance / improvements. The programme of works is expected to run from 2018 - 2023 with an approximate value of 20 000 000 GBP excl VAT. The successful applicant will enter into a framework arrangement with work packages intended to be awarded on an annual basis based on the planned maintenance strategy identified by Bernicia prior to the year in question. There will be no guarantee provided under the framework to award any work or any workload.

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: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Southern Region

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC1
NUTS code: UKC22
NUTS code: UKC23
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 encompasses works in the Southern Region of Bernicia's operating area (ie County Durham, Tees Valley and parts of Tyne & Wear). It will consist of a framework agreement for the provision of design, co-ordination and construction works relating to planned improvements to the Bernicia Group's housing stock, including maintaining the Decent Homes standard, bringing properties up to the Bernicia Standard and general maintenance / improvements. The programme of works is expected to run from 2018 - 2023 with an approximate value of 20 000 000 GBP excl VAT. The successful applicant will enter into a framework arrangement with work packages intended to be awarded on an annual basis based on the planned maintenance strategy identified by Bernicia prior to the year in question. There will be no guarantee provided under the framework to award any work or any workload.

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: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
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
Restricted 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 a single operator
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Bernicia's Business Plan for Stock Investment is for a period of 5 years with funding agreed on this basis. Bernicia do not consider it to be cost effective to re-procure framework partners for 1 additional year following the expiry of the 4 year limit and are therefore seeking to enter into a 5 year agreement.
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 049-089164
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 05/07/2017
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: 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
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Bernicia Group Ltd
Ashington
NE63 0XF
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:
05/06/2017