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Choice's Asset Management team require engagement of an appropriately qualified and experienced Principal Contractor to deliver a range of proposed refurbishment, improvement and cyclical maintenance works to existing properties within a, relatively ...

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Choice Housing Ireland Limited (and its subsidiaries)
37-41 May Street
Belfast
BT1 4DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Manager — Kiara Dryden
Telephone: +44 2890441317
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKN

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.choice-housing.org/

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.choice-housing.org/work-with-us/tenders
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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:

PF16-055 - Proposed component replacement and minor refurbishment works to existing ‘General Needs’ properties within Clements Court, Derry.

Reference number: PRN 558
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45210000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Choice's Asset Management team require engagement of an appropriately qualified and experienced Principal Contractor to deliver a range of proposed refurbishment, improvement and cyclical maintenance works to existing properties within a, relatively modern, single-phase development of social housing within the Waterside are of the City of Derry. Clements Court was originally constructed during 1997. The Clements Court development appears to have been completed as a single phase and incorporates a range of house-types, all of which are presently classified as ‘general needs’, in the context of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive's Common Selection Scheme. Clements Court is accessible by both vehicles and pedestrians from the adjacent Emerson Street and is close to main thoroughfare into the city centre of Derry - Glendermott Road.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 152 000.00 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)
45421151
45451000
45442100
45453100
45261320
32360000
45421100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In total, the scheme comprises 31 self-contained units, with the mix broken down as follows:

- 14nr 3-person, 2-bedroom bungalows;

- 12nr 2-person, 1-bedroom apartments;

- 5nr 2-person, 1-bedroom bungalows.

All properties benefit from private back gardens/yard areas, which are enclosed with a combination of intermediate and higher-level timber-boarded fencing. In-curtilage areas to the front of each property were noted to be ‘open-plan’, in accordance with the original scheme design, with no physical walls or fencing, and the like, noted marking the boundaries between the respective areas demised to each property at the front. Each dwelling benefits from its own, off-street private parking (1 space per self-contained unit), which is provided with tarmacadam hardstandings, in contrast to the brick-paviour, pedestrian walkways. Properties throughout the scheme are generally adjoined, in terrace rows, in a layout that suits the shape and form of the site, with external access to rear gardens, to facilitate refuse collection, being off communal laneways. Properties across both phases of the scheme generally benefit from both front and rear access doors, with the exception of the 6 first floor apartments, which are accessed from a total of 3 communal entrance lobbies containing the shared internal stairs and landings, as well as the electrical supplies and metering equipment serving the first floor units. The package of proposed multi-element improvements proposed will comprise kitchen replacement works (inc. M&E), external cyclical redecoration works - including the identification and implementation of necessary pre-paint repair works, overhaul of the scheme's current uPVC-framed double glazing, the removal and replacement of the vast majority of the scheme's existing external door-sets throughout, the provision of a new door-entry/intercom system (where required) to serve the scheme's upper-storey apartments, rainwater goods clearance and essential repair works, as well as refurbishment of the internal communal areas serving the 3 apartment blocks within the scheme.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 152 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 3
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 8
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
List and brief description of conditions:

To be detailed in procurement documentation.

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
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 03/03/2017
Local time: 12:00
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: 4 (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
VI.3)Additional information:

The cost of responding to the Pre-Qualification Package (PQQP) and any subsequent tender information and/or participation exercise in the procurement process generally will be borne solely by the economic operator participating. A Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Package (PQQP) is available in respect of the project referred to in Section I) above. Economic operators should note that the Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel this procurement process at any stage. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to the contract award is at the sole risk of the economic operator participating in this procurement process. All discussions and correspondence will be deemed strictly ‘Subject to Contract’ until a formal contract is entered into. The formal contract shall not be binding until it has been signed and dated by the duly authorised representatives of the parties. Any date given in Section IV) above is a best estimate at the time of dispatch. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend any such date. Neither the publication of this Notice nor the employment of any particular terminology or any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intends to hold itself bound by Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council (as Amended) as implemented by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JY
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JY
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JY
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/02/2017