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Choice's Asset Management team require engagement of an appropriately qualified and experienced Principal Contractor to deliver a wide range of proposed refurbishment and improvement works to an existing, large, purpose-built sheltered housing scheme ...

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:

PF16-018 - Multi-Element Improvement (MEI) Works to Jack Allen Court and Whitehall House, Derry.

Reference number: PRN 523
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 wide range of proposed refurbishment and improvement works to an existing, large, purpose-built sheltered housing scheme within the centre of Derry. The purpose built, city centre scheme was originally constructed during a single phase of development in and around 1997-1998, but comprises 2 separate, adjoining demises - the much larger Jack Allen Court, as well as the smaller Whitehall House, which overlooks Hawkin Street. The scheme contains a hybrid of accommodation types, comprising, as it does, a total of 29nr units of self-contained ‘sheltered’ accommodation within the Jack Allen Court element (as well as the usual ancillary accommodation for Tenants, visitors and staff) with a further 6 units of self-contained, ‘supported living’ accommodation then provided within the Whitehall House element.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 215 000.00 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
45421146
45261320
45310000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Accommodation within Jack Allen Court is set across four storeys, and is primarily allocated to persons aged 55 and over, in the first instance. The vast majority of the apartments (24nr) within JAC comprise single-bedroom units, for either 1 or 2 people; however, there are also 4 2-bedroom units provided, whilst the integrated, former-warden's accommodation - a 5-person, 3-bedroom dwelling - has now been let to a social housing Tenant, via the NIHE common selection scheme. The scheme incorporates a bespoke design, with the result being that individual apartment layouts generally vary from unit-to-unit, with a total of 15 different unit ‘types’, in total, confirmed throughout both JAC and Whitehall House.

As mentioned within the opening paragraph, the 6 single-bedroom apartments within Whitehall House are jointly-managed with Choice partners First Housing Aid and Support Services. Those apartments managed in partnership with First Housing are occupied by vulnerable adults of varying ages, with support for Tenants provided on a ‘floating’ basis.

The package of multi-element improvements proposed will comprise kitchen replacement works (inc. M&E), upgrades to the scheme's communal lighting, the replacement of suspended ceiling tiles throughout, rainwater goods clearance, cleaning down of external uPVC-clad elements, as well as minor internal alterations to improve accessibility to the scheme's refuse store.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 215 000.00 EUR
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: 07/03/2017
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:
16/02/2017