Installation of Ceiling Track and Mobile Hoists
The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (the council) require a suitably experienced contractor to service, repair and install ceiling track and mobile hoists throughout the Bradford District.
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Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Department of Regeneration And Culture, Building & Technical Services, 1st Floor Flockton House, Flockton Road
For the attention of: Trevor Foster
BD4 7RY Bradford
Telephone: +44 1274433868
General address of the contracting authority: www.bradford.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.bradford.gov.uk/procurement
Electronic access to information: http://scms.alito.co.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://scms.alito.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Bradford Metropolitan District Council
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Servicing, Maintenance and Installation of Ceiling Track and Mobile Hoists.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bradford District.
NUTS code UKE41
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)
The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (the council) require a suitably experienced contractor to service, repair and install ceiling track and mobile hoists throughout the Bradford District. The equipment will be from a range of manufacturers and types, being located within a variety of properties throughout the district including domestic properties, residential homes, leisure centres, respite centres and special schools. At present there are approximately 900-1 000 locations that will require attendance under the contract though this will vary as equipment is either installed or decommissioned over the life of the contract. The contract will be managed by the Council’s Corporate Lifts Section and may be used by a range of officers around the Council who are responsible for adaptations and care provision.
The contract will run for a four year period from November 2012. All values given are indicative only as the councils can not guarantee future levels of activity under the contract.
Further details of the requirements will be within the tender documents which will be made available via the regional tendering website http://scms.alito.co.uk
. The details of how to access these are contained within section VI.3 of this contract notice and any queries regarding this procurement should be made only after reading these documents.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
33192600, 51511000, 51511100, 50000000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 780 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
A group guarantee will be required where applicable.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint & several liability.
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: Organisations will be required to complete a Invitation to Tender (ITT) document. This is available from the e-tendering website used by the council at http://scms.alito.co.uk together with other information which provides more explanation of the Councils requirements along with instructions for completion and return of the ITT prior to the closing date of the ITT.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the ITT documents.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the ITT documents.
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
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: The Council reserves the right to employ e-auction technology as part of the contract award and operation.
Further details will be contained within the tender documents.
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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
3.10.2012 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 3.10.2012 – 15:00
Place:City Hall, Bradford.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised Officers of the Council.
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
The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council reserves the right to use e-procurement technologies, including e-tendering in this procurement exercise. Interested bidders should be prepared to submit responses and bids using the internet.
Therefore the Tender Documents are to be downloaded from the Bulletin Board on https://scms.alito.co.uk
using the following search criteria:Keyword or contract ID: BMDC/27294.
Current / awarded: Current.
Display tenders: all.
Council: Bradford Metropolitan District.
Matching categories: all.
And completed and returned following the instructions provided in the document.
Although documents will be available for download up to the closing time and date for submissions, it is the bidders responsibility to ensure that they download the documents in ample time to ensure that they can be completed and returned, along with all supporting documentation called for, prior to the closing time and date of this stage of the process. If this is your first time using the system, please refer to the online user guide, available under the Help tab, to assist you to register and download the document(s). To access Bradford MDC documentation, you must register for Bradford MDC under the “councils” tab. If you require any assistance with the website, then supplier support is available either via the onsite help or from the council contact points listed on the ‘contact us’ tab on the website homepage.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into and to start proceedings where such action is necessary. Such additional information should be requested from the person stated in the contact details in section I.1 of this document.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/5 (as amended)) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the contract ineffective.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:21.8.2012