Construction Related Services.
Livin Housing Limited | Published October 3, 2013 - Deadline November 1, 2013
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livin is a homes and communities organisation operating primarily in the south of County Durham, currently managing in excess of 8 500 domestic properties, 2 604 domestic garages, associated hard and soft landscaped areas and external works to retail units. In addition to providing homes, livin strive to improve lives, and build strong and sustainable communities. livin wish to procure a contractor or contractors to provide repairs and maintenance and cyclical maintenance including voids, gas servicing and repairs and planned capital works. As part of the service, the successful contractor under Lots 1 and 3, 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 succesful contractor(s) will also be required to provide tenant liasion services.It is anticipated that the contract duration will be for 10 years with relevant break points.
It is livins preference to appoint a contractor for each of the three work streams, however if the procurement process identifies greater service delivery and added value by combining these, then this shall be considered.
It is anticipated that the total value of the contract for Lots 1, 2 and 3 over the 10 year period will be in the region of GBP 150 000 000 to GBP 200 000 000 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:
Lot 1 - Responsive and cyclical: works to the livin asset portfolio, including responsive repairs (including out of hours) and maintenance works,voids,one off component replacements, aids and adaptations, decants, damp proofing works,pest control, security board ups, fencing and pathways, snow clearance and gritting.
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.
Lot 2 - 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.
Lot 3 - 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, public highway replacements, environmental improvements, asbestos surveys and removals, any other construction related works required to maintain the asset, adaptations generally. livin reserve the right to include one off replacements within this Lot.
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 and other services required to provide total asset management support.
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