Appointment of contractor(s) for 16 social housing schemes.

Contract notice


Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Accord Procurement Group
Accord Secretariat Moyra Mitchell House 3 Redburn Square
For the attention of: Development Manager
BT18 9HZ Holywood
Telephone: +44 2890397194
Fax: +44 2890428167

Internet address(es)

General address of the contracting authority

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

FOLD Housing Association
FOLD House, 3 Redburn Square, Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland
BT18 9HZ Holywood

Triangle Housing Association
Eastermeade Gardens, Ballymoney, County Antrim
BT53 6BD Ballymoney

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Appointment of contractor(s) for 16 social housing schemes.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works: Northern Ireland.


II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Contracting Authority wishes to appoint economic operator(s) for the provision of construction works in respect of 16 social housing projects in Northern Ireland. To request the pre-qualification documentation, economic operators must contact the Contracting Authority at .

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 45210000, 45211100, 45215210

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Social housing scheme at Stewartstown Road
1)Short description
Construction of 67 social housing units at Stewartstown Road, Poleglass, County Antrim.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 45210000, 45211100, 45215210

3)Quantity or scope
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
16.11.2011 - 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Economic operators should be note that the contract lots listed from 1 to 16 can be tendered, evaluated and awarded in any order, or delayed, cancelled or not awarded at all.
Economic operators who are invited to tender must be aware that they will be tendering on the basis, and in the knowledge, that in the situation where an economic operator is successful in winning contract lots up to a value equal to or greater than their average annual turnover then no further tenders for the Contract Lots (as listed) from that economic operator will be considered.
In that event, providing that their average annual turnover has not been met or been exceeded, and providing they are otherwise compliant, the Contracting Authority will award the contract lot to the 2nd most economically advantageous tender submitted for that contract lot.
If necessary the process outlined in the paragraph above may be repeated until a suitable economic operator from the tender short list for the contract lot is found. For example, where the economic operators with the 1st and 2nd most economically advantageous tenders submitted for the contract lot, have both met or exceeded their average annual turnover.
Average annual turnover is based on the last 3 financial years.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of Justice
Chicester Street
BT1 3JF Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890235111
Internet address:
Fax: +44 2890313508

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: "The Contracting Authority shall, as soon as possible after the decision has been made, inform tenderers of the decision to award the contract in accordance with Regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). A standstill period shall apply during which the Contracting Authority shall not award the contract. Appeals against the decision of the Contracting Authority may be made to the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland in accordance with Part 9 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended), including the time limits set out therein.” (ref VI.4.2).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: