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VEAT notice re purchase of land and construction costs to facilitate development of affordable housing.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224665652
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM50

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00232

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Laurencekirk Affordable Housing (18188).

Reference number: 000-TBHR9643
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45211100
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

VEAT notice re purchase of land and construction costs to facilitate development of affordable housing.

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: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45211000
45211300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:

Laurencekirk.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Land and construction costs in association with S75 affordable housing as part of a larger scheme of housebuilding.

II.2.5)Award criteria
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

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:

The overall value falls below the threshold for regulated procurement as per OJEU regs. The financial element associated with the land acquisition is out-with the the scope of the regs and without this, the remaining cost is below the Scottish Gov 2 000 000 GBP threshold but for openness and transparency a decision has been made to publish this VEAT as there is no alternative but to involve the main developer in the construction of the Council's portion of Affordable Housing as part of their overall development under S75 rules.

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
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of contract award decision:
08/03/2017
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
Muir Homes Ltd
Muir House, Belleknowes Ind. Est., Inverkeithing, Fife
Dunfermline
KY11 1HY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1383416196
Fax: +44 1383411112
NUTS code: UKM50
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot/concession: 2 977 783.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 2 977 783.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=506355

(SC Ref: 506355).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224665652

Internet address:http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/08/2017