Office Furniture Tender London

Office Furniture Tender London

This purpose of this tender is to procure furniture consistent with the design concept produced by Circle Housing’s Architects in June 2014.

United Kingdom-London: Office furniture

2014/S 158-284131

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Circle Anglia Limited
1-3 Highbury Station Road, Islington
For the attention of: Lisa Galbraith
N1 1SE London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: circle.procurement@circle.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.circlegroup.org.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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

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:

Office Furniture.

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKI

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)

This purpose of this tender is to procure furniture consistent with the design concept produced by Circle Housing’s Architects in June 2014. The majority of the furniture requirement is very specific as it needs to maintain the appearance and quality specified by the designers. As such, it is anticipated that furniture dealers are best placed to respond to this contract notice.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39130000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 250 000 and 350 000 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

Starting 13.10.2014. Completion 13.10.2015

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
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:

Invoicing terms at 30 days from receipt of valid invoice, following satisfactory delivery and installation of goods.

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

Grouping of economic operators may be required to form a single legal entity for the contracting authority to contract with.

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: Bidders will be required to complete the contracting authority’s pre-qualification questionnaire (‘PQQ’), which can be obtained from the email address in Section i.1.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The information and documentation required is set out in the PQQ which can be obtained from the contracting authority’s email address in Section I.1. The contracting authority need not consider any request to participate unless it is accompanied by a completed PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: These are set out in the PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The information and documentation required is set out in the PQQ which can be obtained from the contracting authority’s email address in Section I.1. The contracting authority need not consider any request to participate unless it is accompanied by a completed PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
These are set out in the PQQ.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: The accelerated procedure is the most appropriate route to meet the timescales of this requirement.

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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: These are set out in the PQQ.
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:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 29.8.2014 – 13:00
Payable documents: no

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

1.9.2014 – 13:00
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

English.
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
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 contracting authority 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. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 days working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be required from the email address in Part I.1
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are 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 (generally within 3 months). 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 may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15.8.2014

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