Livin is a homes and communities organisation operating primarily in the south of County Durham, currently managing in excess of 8 500 domestic properties. In addition to providing homes, livin strive to improve lives, and build strong and sustainable communities. livin wish to procure a contractor to provide repairs and maintenance and cyclical maintenance including voids, gas servicing and repairs and planned capital works. The successful contractor will be required to provide a ‘total asset management solution’, including but not limited to the provision of asbestos surveys, EPCs, structural surveys, planning and building control applications, building surveying services, including party wall surveys, electrical testing, section 20 leaseholder notices and other services required to provide asset management support. The successful contractor will also be required to provide tenant liaison services. The contract duration will be for 9 years 9 months years with break points. It is anticipated that the total value of the contract over the 9 year 9 month period will be in the region of 150 000 000 GBP exc. Vat. Works value is based upon current information, which may be subject to change. The scope of those works includes, but is not limited to:
Responsive and cyclical: works to the livin asset portfolio, including responsive repairs (including out of hours) and maintenance works, voids, 1 off component replacements, aids and adaptations, decants, damp proofing works, pest control, security board ups and fencing. Cyclical works include, but not limited to, water borne management (legionella) LPG heating maintenance, external redecoration, warm air heating maintenance, solid fuel appliance maintenance, air source heat pump maintenance, lift maintenance (including stair and passenger lifts), door entry systems maintenance, fire alarm maintenance, fire extinguisher maintenance, emergency lighting maintenance, intruder alarm maintenance, cleaning and maintenance of flat roof gutters, window cleaning, maintenance of cctv systems, PAT testing, smoke detector maintenance and periodic electrical inspections Provision of asset management support services including but not limited to the provision of asbestos surveys and removal, EPCs, structural surveys, planning and building control applications, building surveying services, electrical testing services, property MOT's, empty property/mortgage rescue surveys and other services required to provide total asset management support.
The provider will need to provide ICT support as required, to support the delivery of services and exchange/interface service information within livin, including the provision of an out of hours call centre.
Gas and solid fuel servicing and repairs: gas servicing (domestic and commercial), including annual inspections and safety certification and maintenance and repairs, including out of hours. Works may also include surveys of existing systems to identify faults and failure trends. Works will include repair of full central heating systems, including radiators, distribution pipework, valves and heating controls. Planned capital: works to the livin asset portfolio, including kitchen replacements, bathroom replacements, internal and external redecoration, heating installations, electrical upgrades, communal redecorations, window replacements, door replacements, roof renewals, external repairs, door entry installations, insulation works, insurance-related works, work associated with solar power generation, utility saving activities, general green technology, environmental improvements, asbestos surveys and removals, any other construction related works required to maintain the asset, adaptations generally. Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders
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