The project consists of the construction of a new off-road pick-up/drop-off area at the school. This includes new wall openings, gates, tarmacadam, footpaths, drainage, tactile paving, etc. for the installation of the new hard surfaced area. All services including sewers, electricity and water will be connected into the existing and revised facilities with upgrades where necessary. External works including ramps, tarmacing, footpaths, line marking, etc. will also be included.

 
CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
Notice Type: WORKS
1 Authority Details
1.1
Authority Name and Address
 
Official Name: Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board
Postal Address: Procurement Department, GRETB Training Centre, Mervue Business Park, Mervue, Galway
Town: Galway
Postal Code:
Country: IE
For the attention of: Martin Cusack
Telephone: n/a
E-Mail:
Fax: n/a
Internet Address (URL):
 
1.2
Address from which documentation may be obtained
Official Name: Patrick J. Newell Consulting Engineers
Postal Address: Oaklands, Headford
Town: Co. Galway
Postal Code:
Country: IE
For the attention of: Carl Newell
Telephone: +353 93 35641
E-Mail: info@newelleng.ie
Fax: +353 93 35050
Internet Address (URL):
 
1.3
Completed documents must be returned to:
As in 1.2
2 Contract Details
2.1
Title
Drop-Off/Pick-Up Area and External Works project at Coláiste and Chreagáin, Mountbellew, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.
2.2
Description of the goods or services required
The project consists of the construction of a new off-road pick-up/drop-off area at the school. This includes new wall openings, gates, tarmacadam, footpaths, drainage, tactile paving, etc. for the installation of the new hard surfaced area. All services including sewers, electricity and water will be connected into the existing and revised facilities with upgrades where necessary. External works including ramps, tarmacing, footpaths, line marking, etc. will also be included.
 
 
2.4
Total quantity or scope of tender
The area to be addressed is shown on the attached documents
3 Conditions for Participation
3.1
Minimum standards and qualification required
Tenderers must sign the “DoES Suitability Declaration for Small Works” available at www.education.ie under School Planning/Building > Technical Guidance, and if requested to do so must provide the necessary evidence of compliance stated in that document within 7 days, including evidence of annual turnover greater than 1.5 times the sum tendered and H&S competence.
Contract is intended to be awarded to a single main contractor. If a group of contractors apply as a group or joint venture and are successful, either a lead contractor must be nominated who will be responsible for providing the service or a Joint Venture must be formed with whom the Awarding Authority will sign the contract.
4 Administrative Information
4.1
Type of Procedure
Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.
4.2
Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority
N/a
4.3
Time Limits
 
a) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders     28-04-2021  Time  12:00
4.4
Dispatch of invitations to tender to selected candidates
N/a
4.5
Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up
EN 
 
 
5 Other Information
5.1
Additional Information
Important Notice:
Tenderers are required to read the DoES Contractor Suitability Declaration for Small Works carefully and to make sure that they meet the minimum standards stated therein. Tenderers who do not meet those requirements should not submit a tender as they will be excluded at award stage. All Tenderers are liable for their own costs of tendering.
The applicable works contract will be: Short Public Works Contract
The Contract will be awarded on the basis of lowest price
There are no Contractor or Employer named specialists. All sub-contractors are domestic.
The successful applicant will be appointed Works Contractor and Project Supervisor for the Construction Stage (PSCS) on the project in accordance with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations.
The Project categorisation for assessment of H&S competence as Works Contractor and PSCS is Type 1. If not specified the default is Type 1 i.e. <€500,000 with no special H&S considerations
The Areas of work involving Particular Risks known to Contracting Authority at this time are: Working in a live school environment, working with live services, nearby electrical poles and installations.
It is a condition precedent to the award of the Contract that the successful Tenderer will provide:
1.A current tax clearance certificate or in the case of a non-resident Contractor a statement of suitability on tax grounds from the Revenue Commissioners of Ireland.
2.Evidence showing that they are in compliance with all relevant employment agreements.
The Department of Education & Science is subject to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act, 1997. If a candidate considers that any of the information supplied in response to this notice is either commercially sensitive or confidential, this should be highlighted and reasons for its sensitivity given. The relevant material will, in response to a request under the Act, be examined in the light of exemptions provided for in the Act.
The tender documentation will be issued electronically only. Contractors wishing to obtain the tender documentation can download it from the etenders website.
 
5.2
Additional Documentation
5.3
Publication date of this notice
 6-4-2021