Contract for Services to Analyse Water Samples

Contract for Services to Analyse Water Samples

The services which are required are broadly to analyse and report on the quality of water samples which the Council has collected from hot and cold water storage and distribution systems.

United Kingdom-London: Research laboratory services

2016/S 002-001755

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

London Borough of Wandsworth
Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street
Contact point(s): Central Procurement Section (Finance)
For the attention of: Aivars Kalvans
SW18 2PU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088715701
E-mail: akalvans@wandsworth.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/info/200095/tenders_and_contracts/1145/selling_to_the_council/2

Electronic access to information: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Research-laboratory-services./K58R48RT6F

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Research-laboratory-services./K58R48RT6F

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Contract for the Provision of Services to Analyse Water Samples.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKI11

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Research laboratory services. Hot water. Non-drinking water. Drinking water. Natural water. Laboratory services. The services which are required are broadly to analyse and report on the quality of water samples which the Council has collected from hot and cold water storage and distribution systems. This includes analysing approximately 4 796 samples per annum and reporting on the levels and types of bacteria present in cold water storage systems, enumerating and identifying Legionella, with the results expressed as the number of Legionella per litre including the identification of any positive isolates in sheltered accommodation blocks only (approximately 732 per annum) and responding to additional call-out requests as and when required for tests relating to cold water storage system.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73111000, 09321000, 41120000, 41110000, 41100000, 71900000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Wandsworth Borough Council is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced and competent suppliers for the services to analyse water samples in the Council’s residential housing stock for 5 years with the option to extend for a period or periods of up to 2 years with an estimated annual value of 41 000 GBP.
The contract includes analysing approximately 4 796 samples per annum and reporting on the levels and types of bacteria present in cold water storage systems, enumerating and identifying Legionella, with the results expressed as the number of Legionella per litre including the identification of any positive isolates in sheltered accommodation blocks only (approximately 732 per annum) and responding to additional call-out requests as and when required for tests relating to cold water storage system.
The services which are required are broadly to analyse and report on the quality of water samples which the Council has collected from hot and cold water storage and distribution systems. This includes analysing approximately 4 796 samples per annum and reporting on the levels and types of bacteria present in cold water storage systems, enumerating and identifying Legionella, with the results expressed as the number of Legionella per litre including the identification of any positive isolates in sheltered accommodation blocks only (approx.732 per annum) and responding to additional ‘call out’ requests as and when required for tests relating to cold water storage systems.
The rates provided by the contractor will include the cost of the analysis and the cost of the delivery of the results and the reports to the Council’s Housing and Community Services Department.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 287 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As set out in the tender documentation.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As set out in the tender documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As set out in the tender documentation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: It is intended to restrict the tender list to a maximum of 6 suppliers. If more than 6 suppliers fulfil the criteria for selection, those scoring the highest number of points on the selection criteria will be invited to tender.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CPT/1757
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.2.2016 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

21.3.2016

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

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

VI.3)Additional information

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Research-laboratory-services./K58R48RT6F

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/K58R48RT6F

GO Reference: GO-201614-PRO-7532135.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

London Borough of Wandsworth
Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street
SW18 2PU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088716000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

London Borough of Wandsworth
Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street
SW18 2PU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088716000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Central London County Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

4.1.2016

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