The Cutting Edge Framework Agreement for the appointment of Contractors relating to the development and improvement of housing stock

Publication reference: 2021/S 000-006971
Publication date: 6 April 2021

F02: Contract notice

The closing date and time has been changed to:

29 July 2021, 12:00pm

See the change notice.

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

The Riverside Group Limited

2 Estuary Boulevard, Estuary Commerce Park

Liverpool

L24 8RF

Email

Procurement@riverside.org.uk

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKD - NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)

Internet address(es)
Main address

https://www.riverside.org.uk/

one.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at

https://riversource.wax-live.com

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the above-mentioned address

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other type

Registered provider of social housing

one.5) Main activity

Housing and community amenities


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

The Cutting Edge Framework Agreement for the appointment of Contractors relating to the development and improvement of housing stock

two.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 45000000 - Construction work
two.1.3) Type of contract

Works

two.1.4) Short description

The Contractors Cutting Edge Framework will be divided into 8 lots composed of 8 different regional lots for development projects of up to ?5,500,000 and a Northern lot (Lot 8) for projects valued above ?5,000,000.

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £625,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots
2

The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lots 1-7

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Merseyside & Cheshire

Lot No

1

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 45210000 - Building construction work
  • 45211000 - Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
  • 45211100 - Construction work for houses
  • 45211300 - Houses construction work
  • 45211341 - Flats construction work
  • 45211350 - Multi-functional buildings construction work
  • 45211360 - Urban development construction work
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UKD - NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Contractors Cutting Edge Framework is for the provision of building contractor services and is split into 8 geographical lots. Interested service providers are permitted to tender for EITHER:

1. A maximum of any 2 of Lots 1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7; OR

2. Lot 8 only.

The CEF Consortium Members will reserve the right to use service providers successful on one geographical lot, within the same work stream, in another geographical lot, when no service provider within the geographical lot in question is available to undertake the relevant works and value for money can be established.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to the use of the Contractors Cutting Edge Framework, and therefore bidders should anticipate that the overall value of the framework would be in line with the values identified within this contract notice. Individual project values for this lot will be up to a maximum of ?5,500,000.

This lot is for residential-led development projects in Merseyside & Cheshire (indicative only - the area as more accurately described on the plan in the procurement documents) (the "Lot 1 Regions"). Riverside is looking to establish a framework of providers of building contractor services for significant development works in the Lot 1 Regions which may include but shall not be limited to:

1. sites for residential use;

2. mixed-use residential-led sites;

3. Mixed-use elements to include health facilities, education and community facilities, retail or commercial development;

4. Urban regeneration;

5. Refurbishment / retrofit of existing houses, residential buildings, empty homes and associated buildings for residential-led use;

6. Refurbishment, restoration, conversion of heritage or other buildings for residential-led use;

7. Demolition, site remediation, infrastructure and enabling works to prepare sites for residential or mixed-use development;

8. Design and construction of homes; and

9. Self-build or custom build enabling as part of a larger development.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to executing projects of the above specified scope and size within this geographical lot. However due to the lack of land availability, the CEF Consortium Members will actively encourage suppliers to proposed land package deals throughout the duration of the framework.

The CEF Consortium members will expect the successful bidders to be fully capable of delivering development projects of similar scope and scale as those described in the lot(s) they tender for.

The CEF Consortium Members will also expect all successful bidders appointed to its panel of service providers to play an active role in delivering projects throughout the term of the framework agreement. Therefore, all bidders must ensure that they satisfy themselves of the suitability/desirability of the anticipated typical size of projects for the lots they are tendering for, so as to ensure their maximum participation in the delivery of projects for the entire life cycle of the framework. Full details of the Riverside's requirements for each lot are set out in the ITT.

The procurement will involve a two stage process following the Public Contract Regulations 2015 restricted procedure. The framework agreement will be established for a period of 4 years. The overall value of projects on this lot is ?120,000,000.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £120,000,000

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2.14) Additional information

The Cutting Edge Frameworks have been established with a view towards the sharing of costs, resources and best practice as well as the cost-effective and efficient delivery of excellent residential-led development projects across England.

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Greater Manchester

Lot No

2

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 45210000 - Building construction work
  • 45211000 - Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
  • 45211100 - Construction work for houses
  • 45211300 - Houses construction work
  • 45211341 - Flats construction work
  • 45211350 - Multi-functional buildings construction work
  • 45211360 - Urban development construction work
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UKD3 - Greater Manchester
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Contractors Cutting Edge Framework is for the provision of building contractor services and is split into 8 geographical lots. Interested service providers are permitted to tender for EITHER:

1. A maximum of any 2 of Lots 1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7; OR

2. Lot 8 only.

The CEF Consortium Members will reserve the right to use service providers successful on one geographical lot, within the same work stream, in another geographical lot, when no service provider within the geographical lot in question is available to undertake the relevant works and value for money can be established.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to the use of the Contractors Cutting Edge Framework, and therefore bidders should anticipate that the overall value of the framework would be in line with the values identified within this contract notice. Individual project values for this lot will be up to a maximum of ?5,500,000.

This lot is for residential-led development projects in Greater Manchester (indicative only - the area as more accurately described on the plan in the procurement documents) (the "Lot 2 Regions"). Riverside is looking to establish a framework of providers of building contractor services for significant development works in the Lot 2 Regions which may include but shall not be limited to:

1. sites for residential use;

2. mixed-use residential-led sites;

3. Mixed-use elements to include health facilities, education and community facilities, retail or commercial development;

4. Urban regeneration;

5. Refurbishment / retrofit of existing houses, residential buildings, empty homes and associated buildings for residential-led use;

6. Refurbishment, restoration, conversion of heritage or other buildings for residential-led use;

7. Demolition, site remediation, infrastructure and enabling works to prepare sites for residential or mixed-use development;

8. Design and construction of homes; and

9. Self-build or custom build enabling as part of a larger development.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to executing projects of the above specified scope and size within this geographical lot. However due to the lack of land availability, the CEF Consortium Members will actively encourage suppliers to proposed land package deals throughout the duration of the framework.

The CEF Consortium members will expect the successful bidders to be fully capable of delivering development projects of similar scope and scale as those described in the lot(s) they tender for.

The CEF Consortium Members will also expect all successful bidders appointed to its panel of service providers to play an active role in delivering projects throughout the term of the framework agreement. Therefore, all bidders must ensure that they satisfy themselves of the suitability/desirability of the anticipated typical size of projects for the lots they are tendering for, so as to ensure their maximum participation in the delivery of projects for the entire life cycle of the framework. Full details of the Riverside's requirements for each lot are set out in the ITT.

The procurement will involve a two stage process following the Public Contract Regulations 2015 restricted procedure The framework agreement will be established for a period of 4 years. The overall value of projects on this lot is ?120,000,000.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £120,000,000

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 12

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2.14) Additional information

The Cutting Edge Frameworks have been established with a view towards the sharing of costs, resources and best practice as well as the cost-effective and efficient delivery of excellent residential-led development projects across England.

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Lancashire

Lot No

3

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 45210000 - Building construction work
  • 45211000 - Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
  • 45211100 - Construction work for houses
  • 45211300 - Houses construction work
  • 45211341 - Flats construction work
  • 45211350 - Multi-functional buildings construction work
  • 45211360 - Urban development construction work
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Contractors Cutting Edge Framework is for the provision of building contractor services and is split into 8 geographical lots.

Interested service providers are permitted to tender for EITHER:

1. A maximum of any 2 of Lots 1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7; OR

2. Lot 8 only.

The CEF Consortium Members will reserve the right to use service providers successful on one geographical lot, within the same work stream, in another geographical lot, when no service provider within the geographical lot in question is available to undertake the relevant works and value for money can be established.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to the use of the Contractors Cutting Edge Framework, and therefore bidders should anticipate that the overall value of the framework would be in line with the values identified within this contract notice. Individual project values for this lot will be up to a maximum of ?5,500,000.

This lot is for residential-led development projects in Lancashire (indicative only - the area as more accurately described on the plan in the procurement documents) (the "Lot 3 Regions"). Riverside is looking to establish a framework of providers of building contractor services for significant development works in the Lot 3 Regions which may include but shall not be limited to:

1. sites for residential use;

2. mixed-use residential-led sites;

3. Mixed-use elements to include health facilities, education and community facilities, retail or commercial development;

4. Urban regeneration;

5. Refurbishment / retrofit of existing houses, residential buildings, empty homes and associated buildings for residential-led use;

6. Refurbishment, restoration, conversion of heritage or other buildings for residential-led use;

7. Demolition, site remediation, infrastructure and enabling works to prepare sites for residential or mixed-use development;

8. Design and construction of homes; and

9. Self-build or custom build enabling as part of a larger development.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to executing projects of the above specified scope and size within this geographical lot. However due to the lack of land availability, the CEF Consortium Members will actively encourage suppliers to proposed land package deals throughout the duration of the framework.

The CEF Consortium members will expect the successful bidders to be fully capable of delivering development projects of similar scope and scale as those described in the lot(s) they tender for.

The CEF Consortium Members will also expect all successful bidders appointed to its panel of service providers to play an active role in delivering projects throughout the term of the framework agreement. Therefore, all bidders must ensure that they satisfy themselves of the suitability/desirability of the anticipated typical size of projects for the lots they are tendering for, so as to ensure their maximum participation in the delivery of projects for the entire life cycle of the framework. Full details of the Riverside's requirements for each lot are set out in the ITT.

The procurement will involve a two stage process following the Public Contract Regulations 2015 restricted procedure. The framework agreement will be established for a period of 4 years. The overall value of projects on this lot is ?50,000,000.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £50,000,000

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2.14) Additional information

The Cutting Edge Frameworks have been established with a view towards the sharing of costs, resources and best practice as well as the cost-effective and efficient delivery of excellent residential-led development projects across England.

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

North East England

Lot No

4

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 45210000 - Building construction work
  • 45211000 - Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
  • 45211100 - Construction work for houses
  • 45211300 - Houses construction work
  • 45211341 - Flats construction work
  • 45211350 - Multi-functional buildings construction work
  • 45211360 - Urban development construction work
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UKC - NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Contractors Cutting Edge Framework is for the provision of building contractor services and is split into 8 geographical lots. Interested service providers are permitted to tender for EITHER:

1. A maximum of any 2 of Lots 1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7; OR

2. Lot 8 only.

However, the CEF Consortium Members will reserve the right to use service providers successful on one geographical lot, within the same work stream, in another geographical lot, when no service provider within the geographical lot in question is available to undertake the relevant works and value for money can be established.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to the use of the Contractors Cutting Edge Framework, and therefore bidders should anticipate that the overall value of the framework would be in line with the values identified within this contract notice. Individual project values for this lot will be up to a maximum of ?5,500,000.

This lot is for residential-led development projects in North East England (indicative only - the area as more accurately described on the plan in the procurement documents) (the "Lot 4 Regions"). Riverside is looking to establish a framework of providers of building contractor services for significant development works in the Lot 4 Regions which may include but shall not be limited to:

1. sites for residential use;

2. mixed-use residential-led sites;

3. Mixed-use elements to include health facilities, education and community facilities, retail or commercial development;

4. Urban regeneration;

5. Refurbishment / retrofit of existing houses, residential buildings, empty homes and associated buildings for residential-led use;

6. Refurbishment, restoration, conversion of heritage or other buildings for residential-led use;

7. Demolition, site remediation, infrastructure and enabling works to prepare sites for residential or mixed-use development;

8. Design and construction of homes; and

9. Self-build or custom build enabling as part of a larger development.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to executing projects of the above specified scope and size within this geographical lot. However due to the lack of land availability, the CEF Consortium Members will actively encourage suppliers to proposed land package deals throughout the duration of the framework.

The CEF Consortium members will expect the successful bidders to be fully capable of delivering development projects of similar scope and scale as those described in the lot(s) they tender for.

The CEF Consortium Members will also expect all successful bidders appointed to its panel of service providers to play an active role in delivering projects throughout the term of the framework agreement. Therefore, all bidders must ensure that they satisfy themselves of the suitability/desirability of the anticipated typical size of projects for the lots they are tendering for, so as to ensure their maximum participation in the delivery of projects for the entire life cycle of the framework. Full details of the Riverside's requirements for each lot are set out in the ITT.

The procurement will involve a two stage process following the Public Contract Regulations 2015 restricted procedure. The framework agreement will be established for a period of 4 years. The overall value of projects on this lot is ?50,000,000.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £50,000,000

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2.14) Additional information

The Cutting Edge Frameworks have been established with a view towards the sharing of costs, resources and best practice as well as the cost-effective and efficient delivery of excellent residential-led development projects across England.

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

East Riding & Humber

Lot No

5

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 45210000 - Building construction work
  • 45211000 - Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
  • 45211100 - Construction work for houses
  • 45211300 - Houses construction work
  • 45211341 - Flats construction work
  • 45211350 - Multi-functional buildings construction work
  • 45211360 - Urban development construction work
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UKE - YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Contractors Cutting Edge Framework is for the provision of building contractor services and is split into 6 geographical lots. Interested services providers are permitted to tender for EITHER:

1. A maximum of any 2 of Lots 1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7; OR

2. Lot 8 only.

However, the CEF Consortium Members will reserve the right to use service providers successful on one geographical lot, within the same work stream, in another geographical lot, when no service provider within the geographical lot in question is available to undertake the relevant works and value for money can be established.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to the use of the Contractors Cutting Edge Framework, and therefore bidders should anticipate that the overall value of the framework would be in line with the values identified within this contract notice. Individual project values for this lot will be up to a maximum of ?5,500,000.

This lot is for residential-led development projects in East Riding & Humber and surrounding areas (indicative only - the area as more accurately described on the plan in the procurement documents) (the "Lot 5 Regions"). Riverside is looking to establish a framework of providers of building contractor services for significant development works in the Lot 5 Regions which may include but shall not be limited to:

1. sites for residential use;

2. mixed-use residential-led sites;

3. Mixed-use elements to include health facilities, education and community facilities, retail or commercial development;

4. Urban regeneration;

5. Refurbishment / retrofit of existing houses, residential buildings, empty homes and associated buildings for residential-led use;

6. Refurbishment, restoration, conversion of heritage or other buildings for residential-led use;

7. Demolition, site remediation, infrastructure and enabling works to prepare sites for residential or mixed-use development;

8. Design and construction of homes; and

9. Self-build or custom build enabling as part of a larger development.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to executing projects of the above specified scope and size within this geographical lot. However due to the lack of land availability, the CEF Consortium Members will actively encourage suppliers to proposed land package deals throughout the duration of the framework.

The CEF Consortium members will expect the successful bidders to be fully capable of delivering development projects of similar scope and scale as those described in the lot(s) they tender for.

The CEF Consortium Members will also expect all successful bidders appointed to its panel of service providers to play an active role in delivering projects throughout the term of the framework agreement. Therefore, all bidders must ensure that they satisfy themselves of the suitability/desirability of the anticipated typical size of projects for the lots they are tendering for, so as to ensure their maximum participation in the delivery of projects for the entire life cycle of the framework. Full details of the Riverside's requirements for each lot are set out in the ITT.

The procurement will involve a two stage process following the Public Contract Regulations 2015 restricted procedure. The framework agreement will be established for a period of 4 years. The overall value of projects on this lot is ?20,000,000.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £20,000,000

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2.14) Additional information

The Cutting Edge Frameworks have been established with a view towards the sharing of costs, resources and best practice as well as the cost-effective and efficient delivery of excellent residential-led development projects across England.

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

West Yorkshire

Lot No

6

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 45210000 - Building construction work
  • 45211000 - Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
  • 45211100 - Construction work for houses
  • 45211300 - Houses construction work
  • 45211341 - Flats construction work
  • 45211350 - Multi-functional buildings construction work
  • 45211360 - Urban development construction work
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UKE4 - West Yorkshire
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Contractors Cutting Edge Framework is for the provision of building contractor services and is split into 6 geographical lots. Interested services providers are permitted to tender for EITHER:

1. A maximum of any 2 of Lots 1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7; OR

2. Lot 8 only.

However, the CEF Consortium Members will reserve the right to use service providers successful on one geographical lot, within the same work stream, in another geographical lot, when no service provider within the geographical lot in question is available to undertake the relevant works and value for money can be established.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to the use of the Contractors Cutting Edge Framework, and therefore bidders should anticipate that the overall value of the framework would be in line with the values identified within this contract notice. Individual project values for this lot will be up to a maximum of ?5,500,000.

This lot is for residential-led development projects in West Yorkshire and surrounding areas (indicative only - the area as more accurately described on the plan in the procurement documents) (the "Lot 6 Regions"). Riverside is looking to establish a framework of providers of building contractor services for significant development works in the Lot 5 Regions which may include but shall not be limited to:

1. sites for residential use;

2. mixed-use residential-led sites;

3. Mixed-use elements to include health facilities, education and community facilities, retail or commercial development;

4. Urban regeneration;

5. Refurbishment / retrofit of existing houses, residential buildings, empty homes and associated buildings for residential-led use;

6. Refurbishment, restoration, conversion of heritage or other buildings for residential-led use;

7. Demolition, site remediation, infrastructure and enabling works to prepare sites for residential or mixed-use development;

8. Design and construction of homes; and

9. Self-build or custom build enabling as part of a larger development.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to executing projects of the above specified scope and size within this geographical lot. However due to the lack of land availability, the CEF Consortium Members will actively encourage suppliers to proposed land package deals throughout the duration of the framework.

The CEF Consortium members will expect the successful bidders to be fully capable of delivering development projects of similar scope and scale as those described in the lot(s) they tender for.

The CEF Consortium Members will also expect all successful bidders appointed to its panel of service providers to play an active role in delivering projects throughout the term of the framework agreement. Therefore, all bidders must ensure that they satisfy themselves of the suitability/desirability of the anticipated typical size of projects for the lots they are tendering for, so as to ensure their maximum participation in the delivery of projects for the entire life cycle of the framework. Full details of the Riverside's requirements for each lot are set out in the ITT.

The procurement will involve a two stage process following the Public Contract Regulations 2015 restricted procedure. The framework agreement will be established for a period of 4 years. The overall value of projects on this lot is ?20,000,000.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £20,000,000

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2.14) Additional information

The Cutting Edge Frameworks have been established with a view towards the sharing of costs, resources and best practice as well as the cost-effective and efficient delivery of excellent residential-led development projects across England.

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

South Yorkshire

Lot No

7

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 45210000 - Building construction work
  • 45211000 - Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
  • 45211100 - Construction work for houses
  • 45211300 - Houses construction work
  • 45211341 - Flats construction work
  • 45211350 - Multi-functional buildings construction work
  • 45211360 - Urban development construction work
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UKE3 - South Yorkshire
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Contractors Cutting Edge Framework is for the provision of building contractor services and is split into 6 geographical lots. Interested services providers are permitted to tender for EITHER:

1. A maximum of any 2 of Lots 1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7; OR

2. Lot 8 only.

However, the CEF Consortium Members will reserve the right to use service providers successful on one geographical lot, within the same work stream, in another geographical lot, when no service provider within the geographical lot in question is available to undertake the relevant works and value for money can be established.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to the use of the Contractors Cutting Edge Framework, and therefore bidders should anticipate that the overall value of the framework would be in line with the values identified within this contract notice. Individual project values for this lot will be up to a maximum of ?5,500,000.

This lot is for residential-led development projects in South Yorkshire and surrounding areas (indicative only - the area as more accurately described on the plan in the procurement documents) (the "Lot 7 Regions"). Riverside is looking to establish a framework of providers of building contractor services for significant development works in the Lot 5 Regions which may include but shall not be limited to:

1. sites for residential use;

2. mixed-use residential-led sites;

3. Mixed-use elements to include health facilities, education and community facilities, retail or commercial development;

4. Urban regeneration;

5. Refurbishment / retrofit of existing houses, residential buildings, empty homes and associated buildings for residential-led use;

6. Refurbishment, restoration, conversion of heritage or other buildings for residential-led use;

7. Demolition, site remediation, infrastructure and enabling works to prepare sites for residential or mixed-use development;

8. Design and construction of homes; and

9. Self-build or custom build enabling as part of a larger development.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to executing projects of the above specified scope and size within this geographical lot. However due to the lack of land availability, the CEF Consortium Members will actively encourage suppliers to proposed land package deals throughout the duration of the framework.

The CEF Consortium members will expect the successful to be fully capable of delivering development projects of similar scope and scale as those described in the lot(s) they tender for.

The CEF Consortium Members will also expect all successful bidders appointed to its panel of service providers to play an active role in delivering projects throughout the term of the framework agreement. Therefore, all bidders must ensure that they satisfy themselves of the suitability/desirability of the anticipated typical size of projects for the lots they are tendering for, so as to ensure their maximum participation in the delivery of projects for the entire life cycle of the framework. Full details of the Riverside's requirements for each lot are set out in the ITT.

The procurement will involve a two stage process following the Public Contract Regulations 2015 restricted procedure. The framework agreement will be established for a period of 4 years. The overall value of projects on this lot is ?20,000,000.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £20,000,000

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2.14) Additional information

The Cutting Edge Frameworks have been established with a view towards the sharing of costs, resources and best practice as well as the cost-effective and efficient delivery of excellent residential-led development projects across England.

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

All Regions in the North of England

Lot No

8

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 45210000 - Building construction work
  • 45211000 - Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
  • 45211100 - Construction work for houses
  • 45211300 - Houses construction work
  • 45211341 - Flats construction work
  • 45211350 - Multi-functional buildings construction work
  • 45211360 - Urban development construction work
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - UNITED KINGDOM
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Contractors Cutting Edge Framework is for the provision of building contractor services and is split into 8 geographical lots. Interested service providers are permitted to tender for EITHER:

1. a maximum of any 2 of Lots 1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7; OR

2. this Lot 8 only.

The CEF Consortium Members will reserve the right to use service providers successful on one geographical lot, within the same work stream, in another geographical lot, when no service provider within the geographical lot in question is available to undertake the relevant works and value for money can be established.

The Members are committed to the use of the Contractors Cutting Edge Framework, and therefore bidders should anticipate that the overall value of the framework would be in line with the values identified within this contract notice. Individual project values for this lot will be over ?5,000,000.

This lot is for projects across the North of England (indicative only - the area as more accurately described on the plan in the procurement documents (the "Lot 8 Regions"). Riverside is looking to establish a framework of providers of building contractor services for significant development works in the Lot 6 Regions which may include but shall not be limited to:

1. sites for residential use;

2. mixed-use residential-led sites;

3. Mixed-use elements to include health facilities, education and community facilities, retail or commercial development;

4. Urban regeneration;

5. Refurbishment / retrofit of existing houses, residential buildings, empty homes and associated buildings for residential-led use;

6. Refurbishment, restoration, conversion of heritage or other buildings for residential-led use;

7. Demolition, site remediation, infrastructure and enabling works to prepare sites for residential or mixed-use development;

8. Design and construction of homes; and

9. Self-build or custom build enabling as part of a larger development.

The CEF Consortium Members are committed to executing projects of the above specified scope and size within this geographical lot. However due to the lack of land availability, the CEF Consortium Members will actively encourage suppliers to proposed land package deals throughout the duration of the framework.

The CEF Consortium members will expect the successful bidders to be fully capable record of delivering development projects of similar scope and scale as those described in the lot(s) they tender for.

The CEF Consortium Members will also expect all successful bidders appointed to its panel of service providers to play an active role in delivering projects throughout the term of the framework agreement. Therefore, all bidders must ensure that they satisfy themselves of the suitability/desirability of the anticipated typical size of projects for the lots they are tendering for, so as to ensure their maximum participation in the delivery of projects for the entire life cycle of the framework. Full details of the Riverside's requirements for each lot are set out in the ITT.

The procurement will involve a two stage process following the Public Contract Regulations 2015 restricted procedure. The framework agreement will be established for a period of 4 years. The overall value of projects on this lot is ?250,000,000.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £250,000,000

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2.14) Additional information

The Cutting Edge Frameworks have been established with a view towards the sharing of costs, resources and best practice as well as the cost-effective and efficient delivery of excellent residential-led development projects across England.


Section three. Legal, economic, financial and technical information

three.1) Conditions for participation

three.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met in accordance with Articles 57-58 of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of TfGM and Regulations 57-58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and is set out in the selection questionnaire which is available at: https://riversource.wax-live.com

three.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

three.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

three.2) Conditions related to the contract

three.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met in accordance with Articles 57-58 of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of TfGM and Regulations 57-58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and is set out in the selection questionnaire which is available at: https://riversource.wax-live.com


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

four.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 8

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Originally published as:

Date

7 May 2021

Local time

12:00pm

Changed to:

Date

29 July 2021

Local time

12:00pm

See the change notice.

four.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

25 May 2021

four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

English

four.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)


Section six. Complementary information

six.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

six.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

six.3) Additional information

The Contractors Cutting Edge Framework will be operated by a consortium of seven registered providers of social housing. The contracting authority leading the consortium is The Riverside Group Ltd (http://www.riverside.org.uk). The other 7 consortium members are: (1) Onward Homes Ltd; (2) Progress Housing Group Limited; (3) Regenda Ltd; (4) Together Housing Group Limited; (5) Magenta Living;(6) Salix Homes Ltd ;(7) Irwell Valley Housing Association Ltd.

The contracting authority will reserve the right to allow the following entities to use the framework agreement:

1. any group company of any of the consortium members listed above, which may include any subsidiary entity, or any parent entity from time to time of such consortium member, and any subsidiary entity from time to time of a parent entity of such consortium member;

2. following any corporate restructuring, including takeover, merger, acquisition or insolvency, any successor body of any entity referred to in (1) above;

3. any subsidiary companies of the above listed consortium members;

4. any registered providers of social housing in England as published by the Regulator of Social Housing from time to time (see current list here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing); and

5. all public sector bodies in England, including partnerships and organisations working with the public sector.

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six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body--

Royal Courts of Justice

The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

Country

United Kingdom

Internet address

https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/royal-courts-of-justice