Internet of Things Smart Building Framework
Solutions primarily involve the installation of a sensory network that is connected, via wireless internet to cloud-based big data analytics.
United Kingdom-Chester: Energy-management services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
The Countess of Chester Health Park, Liverpool Road
CH2 1UL Chester
Electronic access to information: www.nhssourcing.co.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.nhssourcing.co.uk
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Refer to Section VI.3 of this Notice
Refer to Section VI.3 of this Notice
Refer to Section VI.3 of this Notice
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 and 10 000 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s Commercial Procurement Service seeks to introduce a new commercial Framework Agreement which will allow UK public bodies to procure Smart Building Solutions with no further competition. This will enable Participating Authorities to act quickly in realising efficiencies.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: Refer to the Selection Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Refer to the Selection Questionnaire.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Central Government Departments, Local Government and Public Corporations that can be accessed at the Public Sector Classification Guide:
Please note Central Government departments may be subject to Government Digital Service approval before using the Framework Agreement.
Local Authorities (England and Wales).
Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPDs).
National Parks Authorities.
Educational Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Colleges but not Independent Schools.
Police Forces in the United Kingdom.
Police Forces and Special Police Forces in the United Kingdom, and/or Police and Crime Commissioners (as defined by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011) and/or the Police Authorities (as defined in the Police Act 1964, Police Act 1996, Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005, Police and Justice Act 2006, Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006), and other relevant legislation for the constituent parts of the United Kingdom, for their respective rights and interests.
Fire and Rescue Services in the United Kingdom.
NHS Bodies England.
Hospices in the UK.
Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations).
Third Sector and Charities in the United Kingdom.
Citizens Advice in the United Kingdom.
Scottish Public Bodies.
The framework agreement will be available for use by any Scottish Public Sector Body: the Authority; Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies; offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices; cross-border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998; the Scotland Office; the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body; councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (except where they are acting in their capacity as educational authority); Scottish joint fire boards or joint fire and rescue boards; Scottish joint police boards or any successor National Police or Fire Authority; Scottish National Park authorities, bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001, Scottish health boards or special health boards, Student Loans Company Limited, Northern Lighthouse Board, further or higher education institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005 any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament, any association of or formed by one or more of the foregoing, bodies financed wholly or mainly by one or more of the foregoing, bodies subject to management supervision by one or more of the foregoing and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by one or more of the foregoing.
Scottish Local Authorities.
Scottish Agencies, NDPBs.
Scottish NHS Bodies.
Scottish Further and Higher Education Bodies
Scottish Housing Associations.
The Scotland Office
Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations) — Scotland
Scottish Primary Schools.
Scottish Secondary Schools.
Scottish Special Schools.
Welsh Public Bodies.
National Assembly for Wales, Welsh Assembly Government and Welsh Local Authorities, and all bodies covered by:
Housing Associations — Registered Social Landlords Wales
Universities in Wales.
Colleges in Wales.
Schools in Wales (nursery, primary, middle, secondary, special, independent schools and pupil referral units)
Northern Ireland Public Bodies.
Northern Ireland Government Departments.
Northern Ireland Public Sector Bodies and Local Authorities
Schools in Northern Ireland.
Universities in Northern Ireland.
Health and Social care in Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland Housing Associations.
Police Service of Northern Ireland.
Any corporation established, or a group of individuals appointed to act together, for the specific purpose of meeting needs in the general interest, not having an industrial or commercial character, and (i) financed wholly or mainly by another contracting authority listed above in this section of this ITT;
(ii) subject to management supervision by another contracting authority listed above in this section of this ITT; or
(iii) more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, are appointed by another contracting authority listed above in this section of this ITT
(iv) an association of or formed by one or more of the Contracting Authorities listed above in this section of this ITT
Entities which are not public sector bodies may also use the Framework Agreements if the Authority is satisfied that:
— such entity is calling-off goods and/or services directly, solely and exclusively in order to satisfy contractual obligations to one or more public sector bodies, all of which are entitled to use the Framework Agreements on their own account;
— all goods to be called-off by it are to be used directly, solely and exclusively to provide goods and/or services at sites occupied by such public sector body(ies); and
— it will pass the benefit of the call-off contract to such public sector body(ies) directly, in full and on a purely ‘pass-through’ basis. Accordingly there must be no mark-up, management fee, service charge or any similar cost solely in relation to the supply of goods and/or services imposed on the relevant public sector body(ies), who must be able to benefit from the terms of the Framework Agreements in a like manner and to the same extent as if using the Framework Agreements on its/their own account.
Any ‘bodies governed by public law’ which under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 means bodies that have all of the following characteristics:
(a)they are established for the specific purpose of meeting needs in the general interest, not having an industrial or commercial character;
(b) they have legal personality; and
(c) they have any of the following characteristics:—
(i) they are financed, for the most part, by the State, regional or local authorities, or by other bodies governed by public law;
(ii) they are subject to management supervision by those authorities or bodies; or
(iii) they have an administrative, managerial or supervisory board, more than half of whose members are appointed by the State, regional or local authorities, or by other bodies governed by public law.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Royal Courts of Justice
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: