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Published 17/09/2019

Location Unknown

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Tender Details
Reference2019/S 179-436161
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyBusiness and management consultancy and related services
Date Published17th Sep 2019

Location Unknown

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Buckinghamshire County Council
11th Floor, New County Offices, Walton Street
Aylesbury
HP20 1YU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Adrian Ratcliff
Telephone: +44 1296383337
E-mail: aratcliff@buckscc.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ13

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.buckscc.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.supplybucksbusiness.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.supplybucksbusiness.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.supplybucksbusiness.org.uk
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:

Highways Development Management Consultancy Support

Reference number: DN423785
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79400000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Procurement of the highways development management consultancy support that has local knowledge of transport issues within Buckinghamshire. The scale and nature of growth in Buckinghamshire and the number of national highway infrastructure projects in the area means that there is a need for responsive and specialist highways development management consultancy support to supplement the existing expertise in the highways development management team.

The contract spend is estimated at 350 000 GBP per annum. This is only an estimate and the actual spend maybe higher or lower than this figure.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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)
79400000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ13
Main site or place of performance:

Buckinghamshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Procurement of the highways development management consultancy support that has local knowledge of transport issues within Buckinghamshire. The scale and nature of growth in Buckinghamshire and the number of national highway infrastructure projects in the area means that there is a need for responsive and specialist highways development management consultancy support to supplement the existing expertise in the highways development management team.

Buckinghamshire is an area of increased housing growth with an identified 45 000 new homes required to be delivered across the County by 2023 as identified in Buckinghamshire’s 5 Local Plans. In addition there are significant national highway infrastructure projects that affect the Council such as: High Speed 2, East West Rail, Western Rail Access to Heathrow and Oxford to Cambridge Express Way and growth arc. The highways development management team is consulted on over 3 000 applications each year from the five local planning authorities in Buckinghamshire and have a national target to respond to 72 % of all planning applications within 21 days. The team also input into strategic plans such as local plans. Therefore, in order to fulfil these obligations there is a necessity for specialist highways development support in times of increase application demand and specialist support for more complicated developments, MDAs, major infrastructure projects and provide expert witness support at enquiries.

The team are looking for a consultancy that has a proven track record in providing highways development management consultancy support at the highest level.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/01/2020
End: 31/12/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be for 5 years with an option to extend by 2 further 1 year periods.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

All criteria are stated in the procurement documents accessed via www.supplybucksbusiness.org

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
Open 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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 21/10/2019
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21/10/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Buckinghamshire County Council
Walton Street
Aylesbury
HP20 1UA
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@buckscc.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point when information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days and provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The public contracts Regulations 2015 provide for the aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/09/2019
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Tender Details
Reference2019/S 179-436161
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyBusiness and management consultancy and related services
Date Published17th Sep 2019