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Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work in Birmingham

Date: 2022-08-02 Type of contract:

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: High Speed Two Limited
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK United Kingdom
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: scc@hs2.org.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://hs2.org.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Railway Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Enabling Civil's Works (Package 2) (ECW2)

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45200000 Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

The Enabling Civils Works (Package 2) (ECW2) Contract is to carry out the enabling civils works for HS2 Phase 2a, consisting of the construction of a bridge and associated slip roads across the M6 motorway at Yarnfield Lane, Stone, Staffordshire, together with highways improvements to Yarnfield lane; and off-route road improvement schemes at 20 locations across the line of route that are intended to mitigate the effects of increased traffic numbers during the main HS2 construction works with associated survey works. The Contract included route wide engineering and environmental surveys to inform the design of the railway.

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: 35 483 313.33 GBP

II.2)Description

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45230000 Construction work for pipelines, communication and power lines, for highways, roads, airfields and railways; flatwork

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD North West (England)

NUTS code: UKG West Midlands (England)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Enabling Civils Works (Package 2) (ECW2) Contract is to carry out the enabling civils works for HS2 Phase 2a, consisting of the construction of a bridge and associated slip roads across the M6 motorway at Yarnfield Lane, Stone, Staffordshire, together with highways improvements to Yarnfield lane; and off-route road improvement schemes at 20 locations across the line of route that are intended to mitigate the effects of increased traffic numbers during the main HS2 construction works with associated survey works. The Contract Scope included route wide engineering and environmental surveys to inform the design of the railway.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 70

Cost criterion - Name: Commercial / Weighting: 30

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

II.2.14)Additional information

ECW2 was awarded via a secondary competition using the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Construction, Works and Services (CWAS) Framework. This tender included a schedule of rates for environmental surveys provided by the tenderers, to be used to price any additional survey scope that was to be instructed to the winning Contractor once in contract.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below

The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive

Explanation:

This is a voluntary ex ante transparency notice (“VEAT Notice”) pursuant to Regulation 88 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 (“UCR”) relating to a variation agreement to increase the value of an awarded contract.

The Enabling Civils Works (Package 2) (ECW2) Contract was awarded at a value of £13, 001, 534.26, for Stage One on 8 July 2021 with a completion date of 22 March 2023. The Contract Scope included route wide engineering and environmental surveys to inform the design of the railway and includes a schedule of rates within the Contract.

This VEAT Notice is being issued to confirm that that High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd intends to increase the total value of the contract by £20,000,000.00. The total contract value after executing the variation agreement excluding VAT is £35,483,313.33.

The increase in contract value is to account for a higher volume of surveys being required than originally estimated. The scope of the services has not changed. The Schedule of Rates, coupled with the contractual mechanisms in place allow for the varying of survey scope within the Contract.

High Speed Two (HS2) Limited considers the increase in contract value is a modification that does not require a new procurement procedure in accordance with UCR Reg 88.- (1)(a)

High Speed Two (HS2) Limited intends to enter into the modification not sooner than 30 days after the date that immediately follows the date of publication of this VEAT Notice.

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

IV.2)Administrative information

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2)Award of contract/concession

V.2.1)Date of contract award decision:

08/07/2021

V.2.2)Information about tenders

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

V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire

Official name: Kier Construction Limited
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UK United Kingdom
Country: United Kingdom

The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: no

V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot/concession: 13 001 534.26 GBP

Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 35 483 313.33 GBP

V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

The contract/lot/concession is likely to be subcontracted

Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

The physical undertaking of additional route wide environmental surveys.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The High Court
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27/07/2022

Tags: Birmingham, Works, civil engineering work, civils works, construction of a bridge, slip roads, highways improvements, construction works
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