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The Council wishes to improve certain of its roads at or near Junction 10 of the M6 motorway. The Council also wishes Highways England to improve its Slip Roads which lead to and from the M6 motorway at Junction 10 and connect with the Council's ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council
The Civic Centre, Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKG38

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.walsall.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil/aspx/Home

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

M6 Junction 10 Improvement Works.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45233100
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The Council wishes to improve certain of its roads at or near Junction 10 of the M6 motorway. The Council also wishes Highways England to improve its Slip Roads which lead to and from the M6 motorway at Junction 10 and connect with the Council's Roads.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 75 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45233110
45233120
45233125
45233130
45233227
45120000
71000000
71310000
71313440
71240000
70310000
70320000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG38
Main site or place of performance:

UK - Walsall.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Highways England is the strategic highways company with responsibility for trunk roads in England, including the M6 motorway and its slip roads.

The Council wishes to improve certain of its roads at or near Junction 10 of the M6 motorway. The Council also wishes Highways England to improve its slip roads which lead to and from the M6 motorway at Junction 10 and connect with the Council's roads.

Highways England wishes to replace the bridges it owns and which carry the Council's roads over the M6 motorway at Junction 10 of the M6 motorway.

Highways England and the Council wish to collaborate so that the Bridge Replacement Works on the M6 at Junction 10 and the Improvement Works on the slip roads and the Council's roads can be coordinated and carried out by a single designer and contractor employed by Highways England, thereby achieving economies of scale and reducing the period when journeys will be disrupted by road works to a minimum.

Highways England's responsibilities shall include:

Procuring the appointment of members of the Highways England professional team;

Enduring the designer caries out the design of the scheme;

Developing and maintaining the project in accordance with the project control framework;

Discharging its role as client/employer under the appointments of the Highways England professional team and enforcing the obligations of the Highways England professional team under such appointments;

Acting as Client under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 for the project;

Delegating necessary functions and/or obtaining any necessary consents in accordance with the consenting strategy to be agreed.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
    • absence of competition for technical reasons
Explanation:

Walsall Council has entered into a collaboration agreement with Highways England covering the repair and upgrade of roads abutting, adjacent to or connected to Highways England's works. This will include ancillary services such as survey, design and other professional services. Because of the inter-relation of these projects it would be disproportionately difficult to appoint any other provider and no reasonable substitute exists. As a result, Walsall Council will be procuring a range of works and services from Highways England.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 2017/S 129-263197
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Title:

M6 Junction 10 Improvement Works

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
30/06/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Highways England Company Limited
Bridge House, 1 Walnut Tree Close
Guildford
GU1 4LZ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 75 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 75 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Value excluding VAT: 70 000 000.00 GBP
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

The Works and Services that are not directly delivered by Highways England.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Walsall Council
Walsall
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:
17/08/2017