II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The professional services framework agreement will support Swindon Borough Council’s highways and transport department to deliver engineering and transportation services. This will involve delivering a wide range of projects, accessing specialist technical and professional skills, and bringing new ideas and innovation in scheme delivery. The consultant will provide a range of services from feasibility studies, designs and supervision of construction activities on behalf of the authority. They will offer professional and technical advice to the authority on the full range of services for highways and transport.
The framework agreement does not specify any guaranteed volumes of work for the consultant.
The agreement is also open to other authorities in the South West Highways Alliance. The 14 members of the South West Highway Alliance can be found on the link below
Selection questionnaire (SQ) and draft tender documents are available in the attachments section on the tender advert on the South West Portal available on the link below
The initial contract term will be for 36 months with an option to extend for a further 12 months (1 periods of 12 months) for a potential total contract term of 4 years as stated in the ITT documents. Estimated contract spend is between 3 500 000 GBP and 5 000 000 GBP across the initial 3-year contract term and between 4 500 000 GBP and 6 500 000 GBP across the potential total 4-year contract term.
Full details relating to the services are provided in the tender documents.
To participate, suppliers will need to register as a supplier with ProContract, http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk, then register an Interest before obtaining access to the SQ and draft tender documents. In the event of difficulties registering as a supplier, please refer to the System Administrator Proactis support team ProContractSuppliers@proactis.com
SQ clarifications to be submitted in writing via messaging in ProContract tender portal, including the project reference and title clearly in the subject title, by 7.2.2020, 12.00 UK local time. The Council’s responses to these clarification questions will be issued periodically via messaging in ProContract tender portal.
SQ responses are required to be submitted no later than 14.2.2020, 12.00 UK local time via ProContract tender portal — https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/
II.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: No
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
Description of options:
The initial contract term will be for 36 months with an option to extend for a further 12 months (1 periods of 12 months) for a potential total contract term of 4 years as stated in the ITT documents.
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: