Flood & Coastal Erosion Risk Management Consultancy Services - Framework Agreement, Southern England
Transport, Environment and Business Support - Infrastructure (Coastal) | Published February 22, 2016 - Deadline February 22, 2016
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Portsmouth City Council is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced providers to tender to be appointed to this Framework.
The scope of which will comprise of but may not be limited to delivering services related to any aspects of Flood & Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) related projects across 22 Local Authorities and Harbour Authorities from across the South of England.
The initial Framework Contract period will be for 4 years with the possibility of extending the term by a further 4 years to a maximum total term of 8 years in increments to be agreed, subject to the agreement and performance of both parties.
The value of total work let under the agreement over the maximum 8 year term may range from £6.5M to £40M. The lower value is based upon the forward programme of work anticipated for Portsmouth City Council only, whilst the higher takes account of potential work from the other 21 named authorities.
In letting the framework the Authority is also concurrently inviting tenders for the detailed design of coastal defences at North Portsea Island, Portsmouth. The value of the works contract is estimated at approx. £40M and is targeted to commence on site during April 2017. The value of the design work package, which forms part of this procurement, is estimated at approximately £1M with service delivery commencement required shortly after award of the overarching framework agreement.
In respect to all aspects of this tender, suppliers who would wish to partake as a sub-consultant or consortia member may submit key company details to the Authority, which will then be shared via InTend. Prospective lead suppliers may then, if they so wish, contact potential sub-consultant and / or consortia / joint venture partners. In publishing this information the Authority accepts no liability in regards of the accuracy of the information provided or the capability of the organisations and is in no way endorsing the use of the organisations, which would be at the sole discretion of tenderers. Further information can be found within the Clarifications tab on InTend under the title "Sub-contracting contact list".
The following timescales and deadlines apply to this procurement process:
Deadline for requests for clarification - 5th February 2016 23:59
Tender return deadline - 22nd February 2016 12:00
Deadline for return of Company Reference Questionnaires - 22nd February 2016 12:00