Maldon District Council: Development Viability Framework

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Notice Summary
Title: Development Viability Framework
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: Maldon District Council
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Open
Short Description: Maldon District Council (MDC) and Braintree District Council (BDC) are receiving an increasing number of Planning Applications that involve issues of financial viability. For reasons of efficiency and to ensure objectivity and impartiality, these authorities wish to appoint consultants to undertake assessments on Planning Applications to establish viability, particularly in relation to provision of on-site affordable housing or a commuted sum towards off-site affordable housing provision if the scheme is not viable. Those appointed may also be asked to assist with the development and testing of policies associated with this area of work, making best use of existing and acquired knowledge of the local housing market areas.
Published: 07/03/2017 11:51
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UK-Maldon: Development consultancy services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             Maldon Distfrict Council
             Princes Road, Maldon, CM9 5DL, United Kingdom
             Email: paula.jarvis@maldon.gov.uk
             Contact: Paula Jarvis
             Main Address: www.maldon.gov.uk
             NUTS Code: UKH3
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: Yes.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Maldon:-Development-consultancy-services./87R3458J5Q
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
      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: Development Viability Framework       
      Reference Number: Not provided
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      73220000 - Development consultancy services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: Maldon District Council (MDC) and Braintree District Council (BDC) are receiving an increasing number of Planning Applications that involve issues of financial viability. For reasons of efficiency and to ensure objectivity and impartiality, these authorities wish to appoint consultants to undertake assessments on Planning Applications to establish viability, particularly in relation to provision of on-site affordable housing or a commuted sum towards off-site affordable housing provision if the scheme is not viable. Those appointed may also be asked to assist with the development and testing of policies associated with this area of work, making best use of existing and acquired knowledge of the local housing market areas.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 200,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      90712100 - Urban environmental development planning.
      71315210 - Building services consultancy services.
      71318000 - Advisory and consultative engineering services.
      71530000 - Construction consultancy services.
      71621000 - Technical analysis or consultancy services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKH3 Essex
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Maldon District Council (MDC) and Braintree District Council (BDC) are receiving an increasing number of Planning Applications that involve issues of financial viability. For reasons of efficiency and to ensure objectivity and impartiality, these authorities wish to appoint consultants to undertake assessments on Planning Applications to establish viability, particularly in relation to provision of on-site affordable housing or a commuted sum towards off-site affordable housing provision if the scheme is not viable. Those appointed may also be asked to assist with the development and testing of policies associated with this area of work, making best use of existing and acquired knowledge of the local housing market areas.

To achieve the above the local authorities are looking to create a framework consisting of approximately six (6) to eight (8) Consultants for a period of three (3) years plus a possible 12month extension.

Financial Viability Assessment Stage 1
Financial Viability Assessment Stage 2
Policy Development and Testing
      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: 200,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       


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:          
      Please see Document    
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions       
      As per Document          
      III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
      Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: Yes    

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement    
         Framework agreement with several operators       
         Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 8           
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   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:
         Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 18/04/2017 Time: 12:00
            
      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 month(s): 3
      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 18/04/2017
         Time: 12:00
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used No       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Maldon:-Development-consultancy-services./87R3458J5Q

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
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   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             Maldon District Council
       Princes Road, Maldon, CM9 5DL, United Kingdom
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
             Maldon District Council
          Princes Road, Maldon, CM9 5DL, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1621876224
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
          Maldon District Council
       Princes Road, Maldon, CM9 5DL, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1621876224
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 07/03/2017

Annex A



   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      1: Contracting Authority
       Braintree District Council
       Causeway House, Bocking End, Braintree, CM7 9HB, United Kingdom
       Email: paula.jarvis@braintree.gov.uk
       Contact: Paula Jarvis
       Main Address: www.braintree.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKH3

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UK-Maldon: Development consultancy services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       Maldon Distfrict Council
       Princes Road, Maldon, CM9 5DL, United Kingdom
       Email: paula.jarvis@maldon.gov.uk
       Contact: Paula Jarvis
       Main Address: www.maldon.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKH3

   I.2) Joint procurement:
      The contract involves joint procurement: Yes          
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

   I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
      Regional or local authority

   I.5) Main activity:
      General public services

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: Development Viability Framework            
      Reference number: Not Provided

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         73220000 - Development consultancy services.


      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: Maldon District Council (MDC) and Braintree District Council (BDC) are receiving an increasing number of Planning Applications that involve issues of financial viability. For reasons of efficiency and to ensure objectivity and impartiality, these authorities wish to appoint consultants to undertake assessments on Planning Applications to establish viability, particularly in relation to provision of on-site affordable housing or a commuted sum towards off-site affordable housing provision if the scheme is not viable. Those appointed may also be asked to assist with the development and testing of policies associated with this area of work, making best use of existing and acquired knowledge of the local housing market areas.

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: No
            
      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
          Value: 500,000
                  
         Currency:GBP            

   II.2) Description

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            90712100 - Urban environmental development planning.
            71315210 - Building services consultancy services.
            71318000 - Advisory and consultative engineering services.
            71530000 - Construction consultancy services.
            71621000 - Technical analysis or consultancy services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKH3 - Essex
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      Essex
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Maldon District Council (MDC) are receiving an increasing number of Planning Applications that involve issues of financial viability. For reasons of efficiency & to ensure objectivity and impartiality, these authorities wish to appoint consultants to undertake assessments on Planning Applications to establish viability, particularly in relation to provision of on-site affordable housing or a commuted sum towards off-site affordable housing provision if the scheme is not viable. May also be asked to assist with the development and testing of policies associated with this area of work, making best use of existing and acquired knowledge of the local housing market areas.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Please include full details of how your company proposes to comply with the above project brief, and provide a detailed programme plan demonstrating how you will meet or exceed required project times / Weighting: 20
      Quality criterion - Name: Examples of viability assessment work (please provide 2 x affordable housing, 2 x others (non-affordable housing) and 2 x previous representation of LA at planning appeals, including decision / Weighting: 15
      Quality criterion - Name: Detail your knowledge and experience of the Essex housing market / Weighting: 10
      Quality criterion - Name: Information on how you prepare reports for policy and practice as well as specifically for sites/applications involving affordable housing / Weighting: 10
      Quality criterion - Name: Provide a detailed example report and copies of your insurance certificates / Weighting: 5
                  
      Price - Weighting: 40
            

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: No
         

      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: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
      The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No       
      

   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
      An electronic auction has been used: No

   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
       Not Provided
   

   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
      The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

   Contract No: MDC/2017/0017    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 12/06/2017

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 6
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: 6

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Dixon Searle Partnership Limited
             Wellesley House,, 204 London road, Waterlooville, Hants, Waterlooville, PO7 7AN, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKJ3
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.2)
             Kift Consulting Ltd
             75 Springfield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6JB, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKH3
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.3)
             Bailey Venning Associates
             Cosmopolitan House, Old Fore Street, Sidmouth, EX10 8LS, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKK4
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.4)
             Andrew Golland Associates Ltd
             Castleton Houses,, 72, Knighton Fields Road East, Leicester, LE2 6DQ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKF21
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 500,000          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 500,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         
Section VI: Complementary information

   VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          Maldon District Council
          Princes Road, Maldon, CM9 5DL, United Kingdom

      VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
          Maldon District Council
          Princes Road, Maldon, CM9 5DL, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1621876224

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
          Maldon District Council
          Princes Road, Maldon, CM9 5DL, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1621876224

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 19/07/2017

ANNEX A

   I) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing   
   1: Contracting Authority
       Braintree District Council
       Causeway House, Bocking End, Braintree, CM7 9HB, United Kingdom
       Email: paula.jarvis@braintree.gov.uk
       Contact: Paula Jarvis
       Main Address: www.braintree.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKH3