II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
Tamar Crossings premises on either side of the river border between Cornwall and Devon.
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
Please note that existing arrangements involve the present contractor typically attending at the Tamar Crossings sites each month for a duration of anywhere between 1-10 days depending on workloads and client requirements.
Tamar Crossings General Fabrication and Structural Repair and maintenance support services contract outline scope of service requirements.
Inspection support: Tamar Crossings engineering team based at the bridge are responsible for managing and implementing planned, ad-hoc and special inspections at both the bridge and ferry sites. The service provider will be required to support these inspections – for example providing skilled engineering labour to assist with removal or installation of key structural elements, provide specialist on site equipment for inspection and testing or provision of specialist independent weld inspectors.
Maintenance works: undertake a range of structural maintenance works as directed by the client to structures, ferries, buildings or other items as required.
Repairs and rectification of defects: undertake repairs at both the bridge and ferry sites including but not limited to bridge or ferry structures, bridge deck drainage, bridge parapet mesh, bridge walkways, other walkways, handrails or fences and other miscellaneous items as appropriate. These may include minor on site fabrication/welding, large/specific items that require workshop fabrication and site installation, provision and supervision of specialist subcontractors as required (e.g. concrete drilling/cutting/coring).
Provision of other special access requirements: procure and provide a range of scaffolding, access towers, mobile elevated work platforms and confined space equipment (IPAF and PASMA required), as may be required, to undertake inspections or maintenance activities at both the bridge and ferry sites.
General labour support: on occasions the client will require general support for its own maintenance works, particularly at the ferry site, or to support other contractors undertaking works at either the bridge or ferry sites. For instance, this may include assisting other contractors working on the bridge structure or assisting with planned ferry chain replacement operations. In these circumstances the service provider will be instructed or directed by the client but work under the supervision of the other contractor for the works.
Overnight, weekend or flexible working: on occasions the client will require certain planned works to be carried out overnight or at the weekend in order to minimise the disruption to the bridge or ferry services. Additionally, on occasions, unplanned maintenance, support or other intervention is required and the client requires that the contractor adopts a flexible approach in such circumstances when they occur.
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: 1 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals:
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted:
II.2.11) Information about options
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: