Homes and Communities Agency: Former Cherry Knowle Hospital Residential Redevelopment

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Notice Summary
Title: Former Cherry Knowle Hospital Residential Redevelopment
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: Homes and Communities Agency
Nature of contract: Works
Procedure: Restricted
Short Description: The HCA would like to select a development partner (or consortium) for the redevelopment of part of the former Cherry Knowle Hospital, Ryhope, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear for approximately 770 housing units. The contract will include, inter alia, producing a masterplan for the site, obtaining planning consent which will meet with the local planning authority’s local requirements including affordable housing provision (which may include sheltered housing), interim estates management, demolition, infrastructure works and establishing an appropriate long term management and maintenance regime on completion of the development. It is critical that phase 1 comprising a minimum of 250 units commences development by summer 2014.
Published: 31/01/2013 10:21
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UK-Gateshead: Construction work for houses.

Section I: Contracting Authority
   I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
      Homes and Communities Agency
      St Georges House, Kingsway, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, NE11 0NA, United Kingdom
      Tel. +44 1914977614, Fax. +44 1914977693, Email: CherryKnowle.HospitalDisposal@hca.gsi.gov.uk, URL: www.homesandcommunities.co.uk
      Attn: Gill Hay

      Further information can be obtained at: As Above       
      Specifications and additional documents: As Above       
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: As Above       
   
   I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
      National or federal agency/office

   I.3) Main activity:
      Housing and community amenities

   I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
      The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: No

Section II: Object Of The Contract: WORKS
   II.1)Description
      II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Former Cherry Knowle Hospital Residential Redevelopment
      II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: WORKS
         Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities

         Region Codes: UKC23 - Sunderland         
      II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:The notice involves a public contract                                                       
      
      II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
      Construction work for houses. Multi-dwelling buildings construction work. Demolition, site preparation and clearance work. Urban planning and landscape architectural services. Real estate agency services on a fee or contract basis. The HCA would like to select a development partner (or consortium) for the redevelopment of part of the former Cherry Knowle Hospital, Ryhope, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear for approximately 770 housing units. The contract will include, inter alia, producing a masterplan for the site, obtaining planning consent which will meet with the local planning authority’s local requirements including affordable housing provision (which may include sheltered housing), interim estates management, demolition, infrastructure works and establishing an appropriate long term management and maintenance regime on completion of the development. It is critical that phase 1 comprising a minimum of 250 units commences development by summer 2014.
         
      II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
         45211100 - Construction work for houses.
         
         45211340 - Multi-dwelling buildings construction work.
         
         45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work.
         
         71400000 - Urban planning and landscape architectural services.
         
         70300000 - Real estate agency services on a fee or contract basis.
         

      II.1.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
         The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): Yes       
      II.1.8)Lots:
         This contract is divided into lots: No
      II.1.9)Information about variants:
         Variants will be accepted: No    
   
   II.2)Quantity Or Scope Of The Contract
      II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
      Gross site area of 47 hectares with a net developable area of approximately 24 hectares and capacity for an estimated 770 housing units, to be disposed of via a development agreement and building lease and to be delivered in (estimated) 3 phases.

The site is included as a strategic site for major housing development in Sunderland City Council’s local development framework and is covered by an outline masterplan produced by the HCA in 2011.

The successful partner will be required to produce a new masterplan and obtain detailed planning consent for phase 1 of a minimum of 250 housing units and commence development by summer 2014. Ancillary requirements will include interim estates management, demolition and completion of road infrastructure and appropriate future long term management and maintenance strategies for open space and public areas.      
      
      II.2.2)Options: No          
         II.2.3)Information about renewals:
            This contract is subject to renewal: No          
   II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion      
         Starting: 01/09/2013
         Completion: 31/12/2025

   Information About Lots
               
Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
   III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
      III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
      Refer to PQQ and MOI
      
      III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
      Refer to PQQ and MOI
      
      III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
      Refer to PQQ and MOI
      
      III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
         The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions:Yes       
      If Yes, description of particular conditions:
      Refer to PQQ and MOI      
   III.2)Conditions For Participation
      III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:

      Refer to PQQ and MOI      
      III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
         Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:         
         
         Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
         Refer to PQQ and MOI         
         Minimum Level(s) of standards possibly required:
         Refer to PQQ and MOI
      
      III.2.3)Technical capacity
         Technical capacity - means of proof required         
         
         Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
         Refer to PQQ and MOI         
         Minimum Level(s) of standards possibly required:
         Refer to PQQ and MOI      
      III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts: Not Provided
Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1)Type Of Procedure
      IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted
      
      IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate:
                        Envisaged minimum number: 5 and maximum number: 8         
         Objective Criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:
         Participants will be evaluated on the basis set out in the PQQ and MoI and scored accordingly, the preference will be to take no more than 5 parties forward but if scoring is similar the HCA reserves the option to invite more parties to ITT stage.   
   IV.2)Award Criteria
      IV.2.1)Award criteria:      
         The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
            The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

      IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction:
         An electronic auction will be used: No       

   IV.3)Administrative Information
      IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: HCAE13108      
      IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: No

      IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:


         Not Provided      
      
      IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
         Date: 11/03/2013
         Time: 13:00      
      IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: Not Provided      
      IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up:         English
         


Section VI: Complementary Information

   VI.1)This Is A Recurrent Procurement: No
   VI.2)Information about European Union funds:
      The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
   VI.3)Additional Information: All discussions, meetings and communications will be conducted in English.
The contract will be subject to English law. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in
GBP and all payments under the contract will be made in GBP.
This procurement and award is subject to the transparency arrangements being adopted by the UK Government. These arrangements include the publication of tender documentation issued by the HCA and the contract between the HCA and supplier. Bidders should highlight any areas they consider commercially sensitive in order for the HCA to be able to honour our transparency obligations without undermining the bidders commercial interests.

Candidates are advised that the HCA is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 ("The Act"). If a candidate considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement procedure should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidential or otherwise, they must, when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information they do not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. The HCA shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to the Act which relates to the information provided by the interested party. Please note, it is insufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response.

The HCA takes a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and sets high standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity in relation to the stewardship of public funds and the management of its activities. The principles contained within this policy apply to both internal and external audiences, including anyone wishing to undertake business or engage with the HCA. Please refer to our Anti-bribery and Corruption Policy by visiting http://www.homesandcommunities.co.uk/ethical-policies for further information.

All dates included in this notice are provisional and potentially subject to revision.
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   VI.4)Procedures For Appeal
      VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
      Homes and Communities Agency
      St Georges House, Gateshead, NE11 0NA, United Kingdom
      Tel. +44 3001234500

      Body responsible for mediation procedures:
               Homes and Communities Agency
         St Georges House, Kingsway, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, NE11 0NA, United Kingdom
         Tel. +44 3001234500

      VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to consider the decision and highlight any errors in the award process. Such appeals should be addressed to the contact in I.1. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No. 5) and any amendments thereon provide for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and the intention to take action brought to the attention of the contracting authority to enable suspension of award proceedings.   
   
      VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
            Homes and Communities Agency
      St Georges House, Gateshead, NE11 0NA, United Kingdom
      Tel. +44 3001234500

   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 31/01/2013

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