Complex Meica Framework

Contract notice – utilities


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Yorkshire Water Services
PO BOX 500
United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Powell
Telephone: +44 7970615527
NUTS code: UKE

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Complex MEICA Framework

Reference number: CM1153
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

YWS manage the collection treatment and distribution of approx. 1.2billion litres of drinking water to over 5 million people in Yorkshire each day, at the same collecting, treating and disposing safely back into the environment approx 1 billion litres of waste water.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 750 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE
Main site or place of performance:

Yorkshire Water Services estate

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


The framework aims to cover:

— Mechanical Electrical Instrumentation, Control and Automation (MEICA) construction and refurbishment works associated with above or below ground assets typically within a Yorkshire Water (YW) operational treatment site, collection or distribution asset including process treatment and water retaining structures, as one off projects.

— Related civil construction works may also be included but this will not be the primary scope.

The scope of services shall include:

1) Full compliance with the duties of the Principal Contractor, as defined by the CDM Regulations;

2) Full compliance with the duties of Principal Designer, as defined by the CDM Regulations where appropriate;

3) Outline and detailed design of MEICA project works;

4) Process and MEICA design (HAZOP, HAZID, HAZCON etc.);

5) Adoption of outline / detailed designs prepared by others;

6) Temporary works;

7) Preparatory works and site establishment facilities;

8) Provision of plant and equipment, materials, labour, supervision;

9) Supplier / sub-contractor management;

10) Project construction and commissioning;

11) Specialist services associated with project works;

12) Creation / modification of CAD drawings;

13) Asset data collection, management and submission.

Scope of Activity (examples but not limited to):

— Site investigation including surveys,

— Mechanical plant and equipment associated with water and wastewater treatment assets,

— Electrical plant and equipment associated with water and wastewater treatment assets,

— ICA plant and equipment associated with water and wastewater treatment assets,

— Related civil works.

The scope of services may include:

1) Building Information Management to PAS1192 and YW specific requirements;

2) Compliance with Street works regulations & standards where applicable and if applicable, traffic management.

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: 750 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial term is 60 months.

YWS reserves the option of an extension of 36 months, dependent on satisfactory contract performance of the appointed provider.

Further details will be provided in the procurement documents.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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 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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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: 6
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 05/10/2018
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 08/10/2019
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the award of any contract at any stage of the procurement process and/or to award only part or parts of any contract. Save for any mandatory periods the timescales in this notice are purely indicative and the Contracting Authority reserves the right to amend the same.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Yorkshire Water Services
PO Box 500
United Kingdom
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: