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Title: Catalyst Housing Limited - Contractor Framework
Published by: Catalyst Housing Limited
Publication Date: 09/03/2012
Application Deadline: 16/04/2012
Deadline Date: 16/04/2012
Deadline Time: 14:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Abstract: Catalyst Housing Limited became one organisation on 30 September 2011. Before this time, the parent company was Catalyst Housing Group and consisted of Catalyst Communities Housing Association London, Catalyst Communities Housing Association South East, Fortunegate Housing and Kensington Housing Trust. Catalyst Housing Limited is a charitable housing association.
Catalyst is one of the leading housing associations in London and the South East. We aim to be a catalyst for change and improvement wherever we work. We make quality homes affordable, providing a wide range of rental and home ownership opportunities for people at every stage of life. In 2011, we were named Affordable Home Ownership Provider of the Year. We aim to deliver outstanding customer service, and are always striving to improve. We provide a range of online services and information for our customers.
CHL has a significant development programme, and it is anticipated that up to 800 units per annum could be delivered through the Framework Agreements across the geographical areas of operation. The predicted works value related to the construction costs that are predicted (but not guaranteed) at 300m GBP over a four year period.
The requirements include mainly the provision of new homes including affordable rented accommodation, low cost home ownerships, private sale, mixed tenure schemes and some major refurbishment and regeneration.
CHL wishes to establish a Framework Agreement with contractors who can deliver the required services on this varied programme. The Framework Agreement will consist of:
Lot 1 - Works Contractors - Construction Projects of Any Value
Under the Framework Agreement Catalyst Housing Limited and its subsidiaries (both current and future) will have the option to call-off contracts with contractors as and when works are required. The current subsidiaries of Catalyst Housing Limited are Vintage Care, Barnet Community Homes and Catalyst by Design Limited.
In addition, other Social Housing Providers in the UK (both those that are in existence now and those that may come into existence during the term of the Framework Agreement) will also be entitled to call-off contracts under the Framework Agreement. “Social Housing Provider“ for this purpose means any provider of social housing and includes Registered Providers (as listed on the Tenant Services Authority Website: www.tenantservicesauthority.org), Local Authorities and ALMOs.
Applicants should note that, under the Framework Agreement, no organisation that is entitled to call off shall be under any obligation to do so.
CPV: 45211100, 45211300, 45210000, 45211000.

CONTRACT NOTICE – OFFICIAL JOURNAL

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


Catalyst Housing Limited

Ealing Gateway, 26-30 Uxbridge Road,

Ealing

W5 2AU

UY

Ben Jefferson

+44 2070619000



http://www.chg.org.uk

http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0441
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I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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Yes

Yes, Please refer to Section II.1.5

Section II: Object of the Contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

Catalyst Housing Limited - Contractor Framework

II.1.2(a))

Type of works contract

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Type of supplies contract

II.1.2(c))

Type of service contract

II.1.2)

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

Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Greater London, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey



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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

12

Duration of the framework agreement

48

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)

Catalyst Housing Limited became one organisation on 30 September 2011. Before this time, the parent company was Catalyst Housing Group and consisted of Catalyst Communities Housing Association London, Catalyst Communities Housing Association South East, Fortunegate Housing and Kensington Housing Trust. Catalyst Housing Limited is a charitable housing association.

Catalyst is one of the leading housing associations in London and the South East. We aim to be a catalyst for change and improvement wherever we work. We make quality homes affordable, providing a wide range of rental and home ownership opportunities for people at every stage of life. In 2011, we were named Affordable Home Ownership Provider of the Year. We aim to deliver outstanding customer service, and are always striving to improve. We provide a range of online services and information for our customers.

CHL has a significant development programme, and it is anticipated that up to 800 units per annum could be delivered through the Framework Agreements across the geographical areas of operation. The predicted works value related to the construction costs that are predicted (but not guaranteed) at 300m GBP over a four year period.

The requirements include mainly the provision of new homes including affordable rented accommodation, low cost home ownerships, private sale, mixed tenure schemes and some major refurbishment and regeneration.

CHL wishes to establish a Framework Agreement with contractors who can deliver the required services on this varied programme. The Framework Agreement will consist of:

Lot 1 - Works Contractors - Construction Projects of Any Value

Under the Framework Agreement Catalyst Housing Limited and its subsidiaries (both current and future) will have the option to call-off contracts with contractors as and when works are required. The current subsidiaries of Catalyst Housing Limited are Vintage Care, Barnet Community Homes and Catalyst by Design Limited.

In addition, other Social Housing Providers in the UK (both those that are in existence now and those that may come into existence during the term of the Framework Agreement) will also be entitled to call-off contracts under the Framework Agreement. “Social Housing Provider“ for this purpose means any provider of social housing and includes Registered Providers (as listed on the Tenant Services Authority Website: www.tenantservicesauthority.org), Local Authorities and ALMOs.

Applicants should note that, under the Framework Agreement, no organisation that is entitled to call off shall be under any obligation to do so.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=86092.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a 'Tender Submission Postbox' facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.myTenders.org/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=86092.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

II.1.6)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

45211100
45211300
45210000
45211000

II.1.7)

Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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II.1.8)

Division into lots

Yes

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II.1.9)

Will variants be accepted

No

II.2)

Quantity or Scope of the Contract

II.2.1)

Total quantity or scope

Catalyst Housing Limited became one organisation on 30 September 2011. Before this time, the parent company was Catalyst Housing Group and consisted of Catalyst Communities Housing Association London, Catalyst Communities Housing Association South East, Fortunegate Housing and Kensington Housing Trust. Catalyst Housing Limited is a charitable housing association.

Catalyst is one of the leading housing associations in London and the South East. We aim to be a catalyst for change and improvement wherever we work. We make quality homes affordable, providing a wide range of rental and home ownership opportunities for people at every stage of life. In 2011, we were named Affordable Home Ownership Provider of the Year. We aim to deliver outstanding customer service, and are always striving to improve. We provide a range of online services and information for our customers.

CHL has a significant development programme, and it is anticipated that up to 800 units per annum could be delivered through the Framework Agreements across the geographical areas of operation. The predicted works value related to the construction costs that are predicted (but not guaranteed) at 300m GBP over a four year period.

The requirements include mainly the provision of new homes including affordable rented accommodation, low cost home ownerships, private sale, mixed tenure schemes and some major refurbishment and regeneration.

CHL wishes to establish a Framework Agreement with contractors who can deliver the required services on this varied programme. The Framework Agreement will consist of:

Lot 1 - Works Contractors - Construction Projects of Any Value

Under the Framework Agreement Catalyst Housing Limited and its subsidiaries (both current and future) will have the option to call-off contracts with contractors as and when works are required. The current subsidiaries of Catalyst Housing Limited are Vintage Care, Barnet Community Homes and Catalyst by Design Limited.

In addition, other Social Housing Providers in the UK (both those that are in existence now and those that may come into existence during the term of the Framework Agreement) will also be entitled to call-off contracts under the Framework Agreement. “Social Housing Provider“ for this purpose means any provider of social housing and includes Registered Providers (as listed on the Tenant Services Authority Website: www.tenantservicesauthority.org), Local Authorities and ALMOs.

Applicants should note that, under the Framework Agreement, no organisation that is entitled to call off shall be under any obligation to do so.

II.2.2)

Options

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

48

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial and Technical Information

III.1)

Conditions Relating to the Contract

III.1.1)

Deposits and guarantees required

A performance bond or guarentee may be required. Appropriate levels of insurance will also be required. Further information will be provided within the PQQ and tender documents.

III.1.2)

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

All financing conditions and payment arrangements will be set out in the PQQ and tender documents.

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

No legal form is required. If the Candidate is a joint venture or consortium, the Contracting Authority shall require members to accept joint and several liability.

III.1.4)

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

Contractors may be required to participate in the achievement of social / or environmental policy objectives relating to recruitment, training and supply chain initiatives. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate to social and environmental consideration.

III.2)

Conditions for Participation

III.2.1)

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


Candidates are referred to Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Further information will be provided in the PQQ and tender documentation generally.

III.2.2)

Economic and financial capacity


Candidates are referred to Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Further information will be provided in the PQQ and tender documentation generally.



Candidates may be subject to an independent financial check. Candidates may be required to meet the minimum risk of business failure and Candidates will be required to demonstrate a Turnover of XXXXXXX GDP. Further information will be provided in the PQQ and tender documentation generally.


III.2.3)

Technical capacity


Candidates are referred to Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Further information will be provided in the PQQ and tender documentation generally.



Candidates will be required to pass a competency based assessment on the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 Approved Code of Practice. Details are provided in the PQQ.


III.2.4)

Reserved contracts

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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

516

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

The Contracting Authority may take into account a Candidates technical ability, skills, experience, resources and reliability having regarding to information supplied in response to the PQQ. Further details regarding the shortlist criteria will be provided in the PQQ.

IV.1.3)

Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

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IV.2)

Award Criteria

No


Yes

No

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

CS/101004/BMJ

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

 16-04-2012

 


IV.3.4)

Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

 16-04-2012  14:00

IV.3.5)

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

 16-05-2012

IV.3.6)

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

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IV.3.7)

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

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement process at any stage. The Contracting Authority does not accept any liability for any cost incurred in participating in this procurement process.

(MT Ref:86092)

VI.4)

Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures


High Court of England and Wales

The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK


+44 02079476000


Body responsible for mediation procedures


High Court of England and Wales

The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK


+44 02079476000


VI.4.2)

Lodging of appeals

Candidates are referred to the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).

VI.4.3)

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


The Cabinet Office c/o Efficiency and Reform Group

Rosebury Court, St Andrews Business Park

Norwich

NR7 0HS

UK


+44 02079476000


VI.5)

Dispatch date of this Notice

 09-03-2012

ANNEX A

Additional Addresses and Contact Points

I)

Address and contact points from which further information can be obtained



Sweett (UK) Limited

60 Gray's Inn Road

London

WC1X 8AQ

UK

Applicants must register through MyTenders

+44 2070619000


http://www.sweettgroup.com

II)

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



Sweett (UK) Limited

60 Gray's Inn Road

London

WC1X 8AQ

UK

Applicants must register through MyTenders

+44 2070619000


http://www.sweettgroup.com

III)

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



Sweett (UK) Limited

60 Gray's Inn Road

London

WC1X 8AQ

UK

Applicants must register through MyTenders

+44 2070619000


http://www.cyrilsweett.com

ANNEX B

Information About Lots

1     Works Contractors - Construction Projects of Any Value

1)

Short Description

As per information provided in the Contract Notice and PQQ.

2)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

45211300
45211100
45211000
45210000

3)

Quantity or scope

As per information provided in the Contract Notice and PQQ.


4)

Indication about different contract dates

48

5)

Additional Information about lots



Information added to the notice since publication.

DateDetails
02/04/2012 10:50ADDED FILE: 101004_ PQQ Submission Label

PQQ Label - Updated
Main Contact: N/a
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

IDTitleParent Category
71other ConstructionConstruction

Delivery Locations

IDDescription
800South East

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09/03/2012101004_ PQQ Submission LabelPQQ Submission Label34.00 KB
09/03/2012101004_CHL Lot 1_PQQ_FINAL_08.03.12Pre Qualification Questionnaire755.59 KB
02/04/2012101004_ PQQ Submission LabelPQQ Label - Updated34.50 KB

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