Cornwall Council Water Testing Services Tender
The samples are to be collected from locations in Cornwall and the test results reported to the council.
United Kingdom-Truro: Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
County Hall, Treyew Road
Contact person: Mr Wayne Rossiter
Telephone: +44 1872322493
NUTS code: UKK3
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Provision of Water Testing Services
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Cornwall Council is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced organisation that is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025, in accordance with the Drinking Water Testing Specification (DWTS), by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and can provide the range of water testing requirements for the Neighbourhoods and Public Protection Service and the Waste Service in the Neighbourhoods Directorate at the Council as outlined in the tender documents.
The samples are to be collected from locations in Cornwall and the test results reported to the Council.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Cornwall Council is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced organization that is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025, in accordance with the Drinking Water Testing Specification (DWTS), by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and can provide the range of water testing requirements outlined in the tender documents.
The tender documents set the parameters of the service provision, and outline the outcomes expected as a result of service delivery. The samples are to be collected from locations in Cornwall and the test results reported to the Council.
It is intended to set up a framework agreement with one supplier to cover the requirements of the Neighbourhoods and Public Protection Service and the Waste Service in the Neighbourhoods Directorate at the Council for a period of up to 4 years commencing on 16.4.18 to enable it to replace an existing framework for the Provision of Water Testing.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
This procurement tender process will be managed electronically via the South West Portal found at https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/ (Due North). New users to the system must register on this site to obtain a username and password before gaining access to the system. All interaction with the Council in respect of this requirement will be conducted through the system.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
The Council uses a web-based system on the South West Portal found at https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/ (Due North) to manage tender processes.
The person appointed to the Verifier role for the project on the Due North system will release the tender submissions in Cornwall.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
The contract may be renewed in 4 years following a satisfactory business review. If the contract is renewed details of the project will be advertised and an OJEU Contract Notice or other forms of advertisement will be issued relating to the scope of the project.
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
This contract opportunity is being advertised on the South West Portal and the Contracts Finder website as well as issuing a OJEU Contract Notice but the only portal by which the full tender documentation can be freely accessed is https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: