Supply and Delivery of Furnishings to Bury Council

Supply and Delivery of Furnishings to Bury Council

Supply, Delivery and Installation of Furnishings for the Furnished Tenancy Scheme and Related Services.

United Kingdom-Bury: Furniture (incl. office furniture), furnishings, domestic appliances (excl. lighting) and cleaning products

2015/S 183-331798

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Bury Council
Town Hall, Knowsley Street
For the attention of: Mr Andrew Duncan
BL9 0SW Bury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612536175
E-mail: a.duncan@bury.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1612535779

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.bury.gov.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.the-chest.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Bury Council
Town Hall, Knowsley Street
For the attention of: Mr Andrew Duncan
BL9 0SW Bury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612536175
E-mail: a.duncan@bury.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1612535779

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Bury Council
Town Hall, Knowsley Street
For the attention of: Mr Andrew Duncan
BL9 0SW Bury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612536175
E-mail: a.duncan@bury.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1612535779

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Bury Council
Town Hall, Knowsley Street
For the attention of: Mr Andrew Duncan
BL9 0SW Bury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612536175
E-mail: a.duncan@bury.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1612535779

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

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)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Supply, Delivery and Installation of Furnishings for the Furnished Tenancy Scheme and Related Services.

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKD32

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Bury Council including Six Town Housing (an arm’s length management organisation who has responsibility for maintaining the Council’s housing stock) is seeking to appoint a suitable organisation to provide quality furniture/furnishings for use in its furnished tenancies and temporary accommodation properties.
Six Town Housing currently manage a total of 235 properties which may increase throughout the duration of the contract.
The contract will also be utilised by the council’s Inclusion Service for the furnishing of their properties. Bury Community Resettlement Service is required to provide temporary accommodation to people who come into the Borough who claim homelessness status. These properties consist of a mixture of two and three bedroom properties and are located in different areas within the boundaries of the Metropolitan Borough of Bury. They are placed into different categories as follows:
— 25 houses used to accommodate emergency refugees which are used for the gateway programme before they are moved into permanent accommodation;
— 50 properties that are used to house Singles and homeless customers within the inclusion service.
The successful tenderer will be able to demonstrate that they can:
— Provide a complete one stop service which supplies goods, delivers on the date the tenant moves in, places all goods in situ, fits any white goods and provides a removal and disposal service when required;
— Provide a proven track record of working professionally with other housing providers in this area of provision;
— Provide a service that can be tailored to meet our requirements;
— Provide good value, quality furniture that meets British Standards and is both practical and durable;
— Offer a streamlined administration process;
— Offer a fast response to orders placed with them and ensure that agreed delivery and fitting timescales are met;
— Offer a responsive after sales service.
The contract is for the period 1.3.2016 to 31.8.2017 with an option to extend the contract for a further 12 months.

If you wish to express an interest in this opportunity visit www.the-chest.org.uk The closing time for completed tender submissions, via The Chest, is 12:00 noon on Friday 23.10.2015.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39000000, 39140000, 39531000, 39710000, 39516000, 39516100

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

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: 220 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for a period of 12 months, following initial contract period of 18 months.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 0 (from the award of the contract)

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 1.3.2016. Completion 31.8.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Please see tender documents.
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:

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: As detailed in tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in tender 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

Open
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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

0940
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 20.10.2015 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

23.10.2015 – 12:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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

Bury Council
Town Hall, Knowsley Street
BL9 0SW Bury
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.bury.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17.9.2015

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