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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Grimsby: Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) Framework
Document Ref:
38461-2020
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
North East Lincolnshire Borough Council
Date Published:
27 January 2020
Deadline Date:
26 February 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
Alert Profile:
Labels:

Notice Abstract

The Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) is a mandatory Government grant administered by local councils and funds a range of works that will help disabled individuals remain in their home. ENGIE's DFG Technical Team on behalf of North East Lincolnshire Council (the Authority) is seeking suitably qualified contractors for their new DFG framework. The framework will deliver the authority's Disabled Facilities Grants, which provides essential adaptations to give disabled individuals better freedom of movement around the house, emergency grants to home owner occupiers unable to finance emergency repairs and home appreciation loans to eligible home owner occupiers to allow them to bring the property up to a Decent Homes Standard.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

North East Lincolnshire Borough Council

Municipal Offices Town Hall Square

Grimsby

DN31 1HU

UK

Contact person: All communication through https://www.yortender.co.uk/

E-mail: procurement@nelincs.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE13

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.nelincs.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/council-information-partnerships/contracts-and-tenders/pannel/

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

http://www.yortender.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.yortender.co.uk


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

Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) Framework

Reference number: 11

II.1.2) Main CPV code

45000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Works

II.1.4) Short description

The Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) is a mandatory Government grant administered by local councils and funds a range of works that will help disabled individuals remain in their home. ENGIE's DFG Technical Team on behalf of North East Lincolnshire Council (the Authority) is seeking suitably qualified contractors for their new DFG framework. The framework will deliver the authority's Disabled Facilities Grants, which provides essential adaptations to give disabled individuals better freedom of movement around the house, emergency grants to home owner occupiers unable to finance emergency repairs and home appreciation loans to eligible home owner occupiers to allow them to bring the property up to a Decent Homes Standard.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

39715300

44115210

45330000

45332000

45332200

33196200

33192600

33196100

45320000

31680000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE13

Main site or place of performance:

North East Lincolnshire.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Disabled Facilities Grant allows for:

— adaptations of bathrooms for people who are unable to use a conventional shower or bath,

— home improvement works including damp proofing, electrical works, plumbing and heating works, minor adaptations to kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, repair/renew/alter windows, doors and roof,

— major adaptations works including property extensions, complex cases where major adaptions are made internally to a property to meet the client’s needs,

— ramps: permanent and temporary ramps to allow access into and out of the home.

Grants are awarded up to the maximum of 30 000 GBP. In some cases by exception the value may be exceeded and either additional funding is applied for or the difference is made up by the occupant of the property. In these circumstances the additional funding will be determined prior to award of the contract.

The framework will provide a mechanism for these works to be carried via either direct award for projects under the value of 20 000 GBP or via a mini competition over the value of 20 000 GBP.

The number of contractors the authority is seeking is undefined as all tenderers meeting the minimum scoring criteria, as stated in the tender documents, will be permitted to the framework.

Tenderers will be required to complete a schedule of rates, which will form a fixed schedule of rates that will be called off by direct award. When a direct award is used, contractors will be chosen in rotation. The number of rotations will be determined by the number of successful tenderers. It is envisaged to be 2/3 per rotation.

When a mini competition is used, all contractors on the framework will be invited to participate.

The authority does not provide any guarantee as to the volume or the value of the works orders to be issued.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Experience / Weighting: 9

Quality criterion: Quality assurance / Weighting: 7

Quality criterion: Defect management / Weighting: 7

Quality criterion: Social value / Weighting: 6

Quality criterion: Managing subcontractors and the supply chain / Weighting: 5

Quality criterion: Handling variations / Weighting: 4

Quality criterion: Handling asbestos / Weighting: 2

Price / Weighting:  60

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

To be reprocured late 2023.

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: No

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

ENGIE’s procurement team will be holding a drop in session for contractors wanting more information or needing assistance with YORtender can attend a drop in session on 3.2.2020 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at New Oxford House, 2 George Street, Grimsby DN31 1HB.

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:

All tenderers must have CHAS (Contractors Health and Safety) or be accredited to another SSIP (Safety Schemes in Procurement) scheme.

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 10

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 26/02/2020

Local time: 13:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/02/2020

Local time: 13:00

Place:

North East Lincolnshire Council, Municipal Offices, Town Hall Square, Grimsby DN31 1HU.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Electronically by North East Lincolnshire Council, Legal and Democratic Services Officer.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

To be reprocured late 2023.

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Tender documents can be found on http://www.yortender.co.uk.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

North East Lincolnshire Council — Legal Services

Municipal Offices Town Hall Square

Grimsby

DN31 1HU

UK

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.nelincs.gov.uk

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

North East Lincolnshire Council — Legal Services

Municipal Offices Town Hall Square

Grimsby

DN31 1HU

UK

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.nelincs.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

24/01/2020

Current Notes