Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Sutton and East Surrey Water
London Road, Surrey
For the attention of: Jeremy Heath – Network Manager
RH1 1LJ Redhill
Telephone: +44 1737772000
Fax: +44 1737766807
General address of the contracting entity: www.waterplc.com
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Provision of plumbing services (customer supply leak repairs and minor works).
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: Throughout Statutory Area of Supply. Surrey, West Kent and the London Boroughs of Sutton, Croydon, Merton.
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 Purchaser requires a leak detection and repair service for domestic water supply pipes in Privately owned land up to and including the Customer Boundary with the Highway. In addition, the Purchaser has a requirement to replace water supply pipes due to age and condition or if the pipe is found to be made of lead. The Purchaser offers these services as a subsidy to its Customers, or at a reduced rate for supply pipe replacement work. In addition, The Purchaser requires plumbing services to carry out reactive repairs and clearance of Customers internal plumbing systems, work which may arise from the Purchasers own activities operating and maintaining its Potable Water Mains Network.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about 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:
c. 300 – 400 Customer supply pipe leak repairs
c. 90 -140 Minor plumbing works (e.g. Pipe blockages)
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 70 000,00 and 100 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 3
In the case of renewable contracts, estimated time-frame for subsequent calls for competition:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 24 (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:
SESW reserve the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds pr other forms of appropriate security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
The seller is entitled to invoice, in GBP, on completion of the work. The buyer is to pay the seller the agreed price within 30 days of the date of the invoice.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions laid out in the specification.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Individuals undertaking the work should be in possession of a valid EUSR National Water hygiene card.
Possession of NRSWA Streetworks qualifications would be advantageous.
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
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 21.12.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2yrs
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
Interested parties requiring more information should contact the person named in section (I.1) by.
Email by the date contained within section IV3.3 of this notice.
The Purchaser will then send out additional information and require the interested parties to provide information to be selected to tender. The due date for the required information is contained within section IV.3.4 of this notice.
On completion of the selection process, succesful tenders will receive an envelope in which to.
Return their tender and, when requested, unsuccessful parties will receive a letter explaining why they have been unsuccessful.
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: A standstill period will be incorporated at the point when information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: