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Title: Structural Engineering Consultancy Services for Housing and Non-Housing Projects 2014/17
Published by: Aberdeen City Council
Publication Date: 08/07/2014
Deadline Date: 15/08/2014
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Abstract: Term consultancy in relation to structural engineering services for Council housing and non-housing projects. Full pre and post contract structural engineering services in relation to new build and refurbishment projects as well as the cyclical surveys of low and high rise properties.
CPV: 71312000.

CONTRACT NOTICE – OFFICIAL JOURNAL

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


Aberdeen City Council

Town House, Broad Street

Aberdeen

AB10 1QA

UK

Corporate Governance

Head of Legal and Democratic Services

+44 1224665650



http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00231

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
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I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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No

Section II: Object of the Contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

Structural Engineering Consultancy Services for Housing and Non-Housing Projects 2014/17

II.1.2(a))

Type of works contract

II.1.2(b))

Type of supplies contract

II.1.2(c))

Type of service contract

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II.1.2)

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or performance

Within the boundaries of Aberdeen City Council local government area, Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain



UK

II.1.3)

This notice involves

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II.1.4)

Information on framework agreement (if applicable)

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Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged

Duration of the framework agreement

Justification for a framework agreement the duration of which exceeds four years

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded

II.1.5)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Term consultancy in relation to structural engineering services for Council housing and non-housing projects. Full pre and post contract structural engineering services in relation to new build and refurbishment projects as well as the cyclical surveys of low and high rise properties.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=305948.

II.1.6)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

71312000

II.1.7)

Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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II.1.8)

Division into lots

No

II.1.9)

Will variants be accepted

No

II.2)

Quantity or Scope of the Contract

II.2.1)

Total quantity or scope

Structural engineering consultancy services for Council housing projects comprising both pre and post contract services in relation to new build and refurbishment projects as well as cyclical survey work for low and high rise buildings. Structural engineering consultancy services to supplement the in-house resource for Council non-housing projects comprising both pre and post contract services in relation to new buildand refurbishment projects. The service to be provided for a three year contract period.

II.2.2)

Options

There will be an option for the Council to extend the three year contract period for an additional one year period.

Provisional timetable for recourse to these options

Number of possible renewals

In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated time frame for subsequent contracts

II.3)

Duration of the contract or limit for completion

36

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial and Technical Information

III.1)

Conditions Relating to the Contract

III.1.1)

Deposits and guarantees required

III.1.2)

Main Terms of financing and payment and/or reference to the relevant provisions

As per the tender documentation.

III.1.3)

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is to be awarded

Joint and severally liable, parent company guarantee.

III.1.4)

Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject

III.2)

Conditions for Participation

III.2.1)

Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers


(1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.

(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.

(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.

(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.

(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.

(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.

(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.

(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established

(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)

Economic and financial capacity


(1) All candidates will be required to provide a reference from their bank.

(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.

(3) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.

(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.



The Council reserves the right to carry out financial checks in respect of all candidates. Candidates which do not satisfy the financial checks may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement exercise.


III.2.3)

Technical capacity


The Council will require candidates to complete a Pre Qualification Questionnaire to establish technical standards.



See Pre Qualification Questionnaire


III.2.4)

Reserved contracts

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III.3)

Conditions Specific to Service Contracts

III.3.1)

Is provision of the service reserved to a specific profession?

Yes

Chartered Civil/ Structural Engineers registered with the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineers.

III.3.2)

Will legal entities be required to state the names and professional qualifications of the personnel responsible for the execution of the service?

Yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of Procedure


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Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure

IV.1.1)

Have candidates already been selected?

No

IV.1.2)

Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

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Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

The Council requires candidates to complete a Pre Qualification Questionnaire - details of the objective criteria are provided within the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

IV.1.3)

Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

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IV.2)

Award Criteria

No


Yes

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IV.2.2)

An electronic auction will be used

No

IV.3 Administrative Information

IV.3.1)

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

827/ACH/502

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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Other previous publications

IV.3.3)

Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents



 


IV.3.4)

Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

 01-08-2014  12:00

IV.3.5)

Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

 18-08-2014

IV.3.6)

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

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Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender 

IV.3.8)

Conditions for opening tenders





Section VI: Other Information

VI.1)

Indicate whether this procurement is a recurrent one and the Estimated timing for further notices to be published


VI.2)

Does the contract relate to a Project/Programme financed by Community Funds?

No



VI.3)

Additional Information

Interested parties must register at www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk in order to download the pre-qualification questionnaire.

(SC Ref:305948)

VI.4)

Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures










Body responsible for mediation procedures










VI.4.2)

Lodging of appeals

An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contract (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/88) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.

VI.4.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained










VI.5)

Dispatch date of this Notice

 08-07-2014

ANNEX A

Additional Addresses and Contact Points

I)

Address and contact points from which further information can be obtained



Aberdeen City Council

Crown House, 27 - 29 Crown Street

Aberdeen

AB11 6HA

UK

Housing and Environment

Arthur Barrie

+44 1224439341


http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

II)

Address and contact points from which specifications and additional documentation may be obtained



Aberdeen City Council

Crown House, 27 - 29 Crown Street

Aberdeen

AB11 6HA

UK

Housing and Environment

Arthur Barrie

+44 1224439341


http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

III)

Address and contact points to which Tenders/Requests to Participate must be sent



Aberdeen City Council

Crown House, 27 - 29 Crown Street

Aberdeen

AB11 6HA

UK

Housing and Environment

Arthur Barrie

+44 1224439341


http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
09/07/2014 15:08Question and Answers deadline change

The deadline for submission of questions through the online Q&A function has been changed as below.
Old question submission deadline: 25/07/2014 12:00
New question submission deadline: 05/08/2014 12:00
Please ensure that you have submitted all questions before the new date.
09/07/2014 15:56Submission Deadline/Application Deadline Date(s) Changed

The Deadline date was changed from 01/08/2014 12:00 to 15/08/2014 12:00.

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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151100Construction ConsultancyConsultancy
151110Construction Consultancy - GeneralConsultancy
159999other ConsultancyConsultancy

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
130Aberdeen & North-East

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