UK-Glasgow: Building surveying services.

UK-Glasgow: Building surveying services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Scottish Water
6 Buchanan Gate, Glasgow, G33 6FB, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1414830266, Email:
Contact: Mark Duignan
Main Address:
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided

I.6) Main activity:

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Building Surveys
Reference Number: SW20/WP/1317
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
71315300 - Building surveying services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description: Provision of H&S building condition survey reports for all Scottish Water premises.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 5,400,000
Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
Not Provided
II.2.3) Place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of procurement: Provision of health & safety building condition survey reports for all Scottish Water premises. It is envisaged that four or five surveyor organisations will be allocated regions of Scotland to undertake surveys and complete survey report templates for uploading onto a SharePoint type server.

The surveys will encompass:
- Building Structure including roofs and fabric
- Walls, fences and gates
- Roads walkways and manhole covers
- Temporary structures including Portacabins, containers and GRP's.

Scottish Water has approximately 2,500 sites and over 5,400 buildings.

No destructive testing required.

No CDM related works required.
II.2.5) Award criteria:
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6) Estimated value:
Value excluding VAT: 5,400,000
Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals: The framework will have an initial term of three-years with three options to extend the term by one-year. i.e. total contract term, if all extensions are utilised, is six-years.
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
Envisaged minimum number: 4

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of cadidates: Not provided
II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No
II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: No
Description of options: Not provided
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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
Identification of the project: Not provided
II.2.14) Additional information: The PQQ documents can be accessed by logging in through the Scottish Water Delta e-sourcing webpage:
and through the Response Manager using the Access Code: NN85835

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1) Conditions for participation
III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors accreditation required.
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Applicants will be expected to be of sufficient financial and economic standing to support the anticipated contract value. All applicants must complete the financial questions within the pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documents. Financial standing relevant to the anticipated contract value will be determined by Scottish Water based on the response to the pre-qualification questionnaire and any further financial checks deemed necessary.
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation
Not Provided
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)
The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No
III.1.6) Deposits and guarantees required:
Scottish Water reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security.
III.1.7) Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
All prices quoted shall be in Sterling (UK) and all payments shall be made in Sterling (UK). Payment shall be made on the basis of completed services in accordance with the agreed contract rates, schedules and conditions of contract.
III.1.8) Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
In the event of a group of companies submitting an accepted offer it will be necessary for each member of the group to sign an undertaking that each company in the group will be jointly and severally liable for the satisfactory performance of the contract.
III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1) Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
Reserved for surveyors holding Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors accreditation.
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
Bidders must comply with modern slavery act and operate an ethical supply chain.
III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: Yes

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Competitive procedure with negotiation

IV.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: 5
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 8 years: Not Provided
IV.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue: No.

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No
Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/06/2021 Time: 17:00
IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: Not Provided
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
Duration in month(s): 3

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: It is expected that the requirement will be advertised again in 2028.
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used No
Electronic invoicing will be accepted Yes
Electronic payment will be used Yes
VI.3) Additional Information: Scottish Water will not accept the SPD. We will only accept a completed Scottish Water PQQ document. This Notice does not preclude Scottish Water from issuing other notices for specific requirements. Responses to the FTS Notice will be evaluated and only successful applicants following PQQ evaluation will be invited to submit a tender. Scottish Water reserves the right to divide the scope of the contract into lots at tender and contract award stages as it deems appropriate. Applicants who fail to supply all of the information requested in response to this Notice or any resulting tender exercise may risk elimination.

The overall estimated annual expenditure on the framework is £1m per year. The initial term is three-years.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
Glasgow Sherriff Court
1 Carlton Place, Glasgow, G5 9TW, United Kingdom
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Scottish Water
6 Buchanan Gate, Glasgow, G33 6FB, United Kingdom
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 04/05/2021

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