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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Glenrothes: River Leven Design and Development
Document Ref:
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Fife Council
Date Published:
16 September 2020
Deadline Date:
16 October 2020
Document Source:
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Notice Abstract

River Leven design and development.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Fife Council

Fife House, North Street




Telephone: +44 3451550000



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.3) Communication

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

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

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:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

River Leven Design and Development

Reference number: CW0001

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

River Leven design and development.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4) Description of the procurement

River Leven design and development.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Understanding of requirement / Weighting: 30

Quality criterion: Project management structure, project plan and time line / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Methodology and approach / Weighting: 30

Quality criterion: Sustainability / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Community benefits / Weighting: 10

Price / Weighting:  40

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

Duration in months: 6

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: 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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

4B.4 – 4B.4.1

4B.5.1- 4B.5.3.

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

We can exclude you from this procurement if, in our opinion, you cannot finance the agreement we intend to award such that there are unreasonable risks, which are more likely than not to occur with a result that is likely to have a significant adverse impact on:

— achieving fife Council requirements;

— quality and sustainability of service;

— future health of your organisation;

— future health of sub-contractors.

A liquidity ratio will be applied — current assets will be divided by current liabilities. Tenderers are to provide their current assets and current liabilities in relation to their published accounts for the last 2 years. Tenderers are expected to achieve a ratio of 1 or more. Where a tenderer does not meet this requirement further details should be provided to confirm why and the Council

may undertake additional financial checks and a qualitative judgement shall be made as to the financial capacity of the tenderer. Organisations must also have or commit to have the relevant levels of insurance cover before the framework starts or we will exclude you from this procurement.

— GBP 10 million employers liability,

— GBP 5 million professional negligence,

— GBP 5 million public liability.

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Technical and professional

Professional qualifications 4c.6 4c.6.1

Environmental management 4c.7

Manpower 4C.8.1 4c.8.2

Quality assurance 4d.1 4d.1.2

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

You shall be excluded from this procurement if you are not a member of a relevant professional body e.g.

— chartered institute of ecological and environmental management,

— landscape institute,

— institute of structural engineers,

— institute of chartered engineers.

(Or equivalent)

4c.7 Organisations must confirm that they have environmental management systems ISO14001 or equivalents

4c.8.1 4c.8.2 We will evaluate your organisation’s annual manpower and managerial staff levels over the last 3 years to ensure adequate resources are in place to support the delivery of this framework agreement. We can exclude you from this procurement if, in our opinion, you cannot resource the agreement we intend to award.

4d.1 4d.1.2Organisations must confirm they have in place documented, monitoring and reviewing arrangements (on an ongoing basis) for:

— quality assurance ISO9001 or equivalent;

— Health and Safety.

Documented arrangements that the organisation has a system for monitoring quality management procedures on an on-going basis.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 16/10/2020

Local time: 12:00

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


IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/10/2020

Local time: 12:30



Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

(SC Ref:630446)

Download the ESPD document here:

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Sheriff Court



VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


Current Notes