UK-Southend-on-Sea: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services.

UK-Southend-on-Sea: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Civic Centre, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6ER, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 170250000, Email:
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKH31

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
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: Tender for the Provisioning of an Employer's Agent (inclusive of Quantity Surveyor and Principal Designer Roles)
Reference number: DN419331

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
71000000 - Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: ** Issued in relation to a Contract Award Notice** Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is seeking to appoint a Consultant to act as the Employer’s Agent (including Quantity Surveyor) and Principal Designer, on a Council led project to build a number of new homes within the borough. Further information can be found in the Tender Documents which can be accessed via:

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 195,000


II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
71500000 - Construction-related services.
71200000 - Architectural and related services.
71300000 - Engineering services.
71324000 - Quantity surveying services.

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKH31 - Southend-on-Sea

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: ** Issued in relation to a Contract Award Notice** This procurement process will be carried out in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 “Restricted” Tender Procedure.
As part of this “Restricted” procedure, the Client invites electronic responses from organisations who wish to competitively tender for the opportunity to be appointed as Employer's Agent (inclusive of Quantity Surveyor Role) and Principal Designer for the Project outlined below.

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council owns a large number of back land and underused garage sites within the Southend area. Following an in-depth Feasibility Study of 32 of these sites, the Council opted to push forward with an affordable house building programme. Phases One and 2 have been completed, delivering 34 affordable rented dwellings. Phases 3 and 4 have now been identified:

•Phase 3 of the HRA Land Review Project consists of the redevelopment of 5 underutilised garage sites in the east of the borough, within the Shoeburyness Ward

•Phase 4 consists of 3 sites within Lundy Close estate within the St Laurence ward, utilising areas of land to the east of the housing estate bordering the industrial estate.

The projected Construction Budgets are £4.9m for Phase 3, and £6.1m for Phase 4, totalling £11.1m. The key objective of this procurement process is to appoint an Employer’s Agent (including Quantity Surveyor) and Principal Designer to take both Phases from RIBA Design Stage One through to stage 7 (subject to the Lead Architect securing planning permission (RIBA Design Stage 3)). The Construction Budgets maybe subject to change.

The Supplier Questionnaire (SQ) and draft tender documents can be accessed via:

The deadline for receipt of clarification requests relating to the SQ Documents is: Noon 2nd August 2019
The deadline for submission of completed SQ Responses is: 14:00 Tuesday 13th August 2019.

The Minimum Level Requirements are covered in full in the Documents provided on the Electronic Tendering System. This includes, but is not limited to detail on Financial Standing, Minimum Annual Turnover Requirement and Insurance Levels. All elements which are pass / fail are fully explained within the documentation provided as part of the procurement and the related online Questionnaire.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Not Provided

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: Yes
Description of these options:** Issued in relation to a Contract Award Notice**
Additional services or supplies may be purchased as a result of the award of this procurement.

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: ** Issued in relation to a Contract Award Notice**

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No
A dynamic purchasing system was set up: 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
Notice number in the OJEU: 2019/S 135-332801

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: Not Provided
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: 06/12/2019

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
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: 4

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
Marstan BDB LLP, OC344551
Wakefield House, High Street,, Sawston, CB22 3BG, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKH31
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: 195,000
Total value of the contract/lot: 100,000
Currency: GBP

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: ** Issued in relation to a Contract Award Notice**
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
High Court of England and Wales
Courts of Justice, Strand, London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom

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
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 22/12/2020