Supply and Install Vertical Lifts and Platform Lifts

Supply and Install Vertical Lifts and Platform Lifts

Provision of a Service to Survey, Supply, Install, Remove, Recondition, Store and Dispose of Lifts in the Community.

United Kingdom-Durham: Stairlifts

2015/S 221-402418

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Durham County Council
County Hall Durham
For the attention of: Denise Corrigan
DH1 5UL Durham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000265425
E-mail: denise.corrigan@durham.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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:

Provision of a Service to Survey, Supply, Install, Remove, Recondition, Store and Dispose of Lifts in the Community.

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

Supplies
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Domestic Properties within the County of Durham.

NUTS code UKC14

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Provision of a Service to Survey, Supply, Install, Remove, Recondition, Store and Dispose of Stairlifts, Vertical Lifts and Platform Lifts in the Community throughout Durham County, funded by Disabled Facilities Grants.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44115600

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (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:

The Council reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security. Further details will be set out in the tender documents, if relevant.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

To be set out in the Tender documents.

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

The Council reserves the right to require groupings of service providers to take a particular legal form or to require a single provider to take primary liability or to require each party to undertake joint and several liability, if relevant. Further details will be set out in the tender documents.

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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 57 of Directive 2014/24/EU and Regulations 57 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 and as set out in the Tender Documents available from the NEPO Portal as detailed in VI.3).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 58 of Directive 2014/24/ EU and Regulation 58 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 and as set out in the Tender documents available fromt he NEPO Portal as detailed in Section VI.3).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
1. Public and Product Liability — 5 000 000 GBP.
2. Employers Liability — 10 000 000 GBP.
3. Motor Vehicle — third party cover required as a minimum.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 58 of Directive 2014/24/EU and Regulation 58 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 and as set out in the Tender Documents available from the NEPO portal as detailed in section VI.3).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Bidders must successfully pass parts A-F of the Business Questionnaire set out In ITT Document 3 — Tender,in line with the evaluation criteria listed. Parts A-F of the Business Questionnaire includes grounds for exclusion;insurance; health and safety, equality and diversity and essential criteria which will be scored on a pass fail basis. The Council intends to invite the 5 highest scoring bidding organisations to tender, subject to having also passed sections A-F and achieved a minimum weighted score of 50 % for section G.
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

Restricted

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

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The Council intends to invite the 5 highest scoring bidding organisations to the Invitation to Tender Stage, subject to having passed sections A-F and achieved a minimum weighted score of 50 % for section G.
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:

A46E-XWBC99

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: 7.12.2015 – 16:00
Payable documents: no

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

11.12.2015 – 16:00
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

The Tender documents is available for download via www.nepoportal.org To access the supplier area, select Durham and input A46E-XWBC99.

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: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals. The contracting Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information of the award of the Contract is communicated to bidders. 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 the unsuccessful bidders to ENStandard form 02 — Contract notice 12 / 16. challenge the award decision before the contracts entered into.
The Public Regulations 2015 provide the 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).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11.11.2015

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