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Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Essex County Council
County Hall, Market Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Fleur Summers
NUTS code: UKH3

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
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
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

0693 Rocheway Construction Works

Reference number: 0693
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority is seeking expressions of interest to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced main contractor for the purpose of residential conversion and construction of new build residential development at Rocheway in Rochford.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 400 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Essex Housing (a function hosted by Essex County Council on behalf of public sector partners) has an opportunity for a Construction Contractor at Rocheway in Rochford. The combined wider site is owned freehold by Essex County Council and in total covers 7,49 acres (3,033 Ha). The Rocheway development site is currently occupied by a vacant form Adult community learning (ACL) centre building and ancillary space (which was decommissioned in July 2015), and has an overall development area of 2,55 acres (1,033 Ha). The proposed development has been considered by Full Planning Application (Ref Nº's: 17/00102/FUL and supplementary application 17/00907/FUL) as part of a larger scheme but will be progressed as 2 separate construction delivery phases. Phase 1 (1,22 Acres or 0,494 Ha) — 14 Nr. residential dwellings for private sale with associated external and enabling works, and, Phase 2 (1,33 Acres or 0,529 Ha) — The Independent living scheme of 60 apartments and external/ancillary works (which will be progressed as a separate project to Phase 1). The remaining rear 4,94 acres (2,0 Ha) is presently used as open space/playing fields under licence.

This tender process is for Phase 1 Only and includes: Under a single stage design and build lump sum contract (JCT D&B) the Works generally consist of site clearance and the design and construction of 14 Nr. dwellings (for private sale) together with associated external works (including planting, landscaping and fencing) services, drainage, private roads, electrical substations and adoptable roads and sewers. Certain Works under this contract (such as site clearance, access roads, services and drainage) will also facilitate later construction and occupation of the adjacent phase 2 delivery of the Independent Living scheme (which will be subject of a separate tender exercise). The Contractor is also advised that it is likely that the construction of the independent Living scheme will commence prior to the completion of Works under this contract. The Phase 1 works are to be undertaken in 'Sections', which are fully described under the Clause headed "Amplifications of the conditions of contract". The contractor is required to construct the works in the sequence detailed under that clause:

— Section 1A (10 weeks from date of possession): Site clearance and breaking out/removal of existing substructure elements including temporary access and parking formation.

— Section 1B (26 weeks from date of possession): The design and construction of adoptable roads and sewers, 2Nr. electricity sub-stations, surface water drainage attenuation and accesses, and,

— Section 2 (52 weeks from completion of section 1A): The design and construction of 14 Nr. dwellings for sale, together with the remainder of the works.

A Bidder event is scheduled to be held on 20.8.2018 from 10:00-12:00 at County Hall, Chelmsford. The purpose of the event will be predominantly to provide guidance around the procurement process including Constructionline requirements. Please send details via the message board if your organisation intends on attending.

Suppliers are advised that Essex County Council is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR). If a supplier considers that any of this information supplied as part of this procurement exercise should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidentiality or otherwise, it must, when providing this information, identify clearly the specific information it does not wish to be disclosed and specify clearly the reasons for its sensitivity. Essex County Council shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to FOIA and EIR which relates to the information provided by a supplier. However, if the information is requested, Essex County Council may be obliged under FOIA and/or EIR to disclose such information, irrespective of the suppliers wishes.

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: 4 400 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 15
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: 5
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.1.1)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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 031-066886
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 05/09/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 14/09/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
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
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

For this tender Essex County Council will be using the BiP Delta eSourcing portal http:s// throughout the procurement process, and all communications with Essex County Council relating to this procurement exercise must be via the portal message system. To access and respond to this opportunity, please go to Alternatively potential bidders can use and input access code 8KXX7CWRH7 to gain access to the Tender documentation. Please note that potential bidders will need to register on the delta eSourcing system to view the procurement documentation for this tender, registration is free of charge. If you experience any technical difficulties from accessing the above URL, then please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk or call 0845 270 7050 or email The tender documents are available on:

a) the eSourcing Portal 'BiP Delta', via the links detailed above,

b) the Government Contracts Finder website: httos://

c)ECC's opportunities listing:

It is recommended that any bidder not already registered on the BiP Delta eSourcing, register at the earliest opportunity. Essex County Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement exercise and/or not award all or part of a contract. Essex County Council will not be responsible for any costs incurred by bidders in relation to this procurement exercise. The procurement is subject at all times to the terms and conditions set out in the procurement documents.

Essex County Council has adopted Constructionline, the UK's leading procurement and supply chain management service to streamline the procurement and assessment of contractors applying for this opportunity:

If you are already a Constructionline member, you will not need to complete our full PQQ — simply supply your Constructionline membership number, ensure the following sections are verified on your profile:

— C1: Company Information,

— C2: Financial and Insurance Information,

— C3: Business and Professional Standing,

— C4: Health and Safety,

— O1: Equal Opportunity and Diversity,

— O2: Environmental Management,

— O3: Quality Management,

— O4: BIM and ensure your complete our technical questions.

Please ensure you log-in to your Constructionline profile and confirm the information they hold on your company is accurate and that you are verified for Building (Design and Construct) — 45210000-2 or an equivalent work category and have a notational value of 4 400 000 GBP or above notation value in place. Please note it is the bidder's responsibility to ensure that your profile is valid by the closing date of this advert and meets the requirements of this notice. Applications who are not Constructionline members are encouraged to do so as this will simply the pre-qualification process. To apply to Constructionline in relation to this contract notice please contact Anthony Feagan on 07712 430470 or by email on Suppliers who are not Constructionline members will not be precluded from expressing an interest in this contract notice but will need to demonstrate that they meet the prequalification requirements, through the completion of a full questionnaire.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-201886-PRO-12957222

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
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:

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Tender Details
StatusContract notice
ProcurementRestricted procedure
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Date Published9th Aug 2018
Reference2018/S 152-348217
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyConstruction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
Site preparation work
site preparation and clearance work
Demolition work
Site preparation and clearance work
Landscaping work
Building construction work
Construction work for houses
Houses construction work
Multi-dwelling buildings construction work
Urban development construction work
Development services of real estate
Housing services
Construction-related services
Road construction works