Supply and Installation of Furniture

Supply and Installation of Furniture

The University is seeking to award a contract for the supply and installation of furniture at its newly developed building at its Polhill Campus in Bedford.

United Kingdom-Luton: Furniture

2014/S 125-222201

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Bedfordshire
The Atrium, Park Street West
Contact point(s): University of Bedfordshire; Procurement Department
LU1 2BE Luton
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: graham.rothwell@beds.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbedfordshire/aspx/Home

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

Education
Other: Higher Education establishment

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:

Furniture Polhill A Block.

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: New Teaching Block, at Polhill Campus in Bedford.
University of Bedfordshire, Polhill Avenue, Bedford, Bedfordshire.
NUTS code

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 University is seeking to award a contract for the supply and installation of furniture at its newly developed building at its Polhill Campus in Bedford

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The University of Bedfordshire has a new development at its Polhill Avenue Campus in Bedford. This requirement is for the furnishing of teaching, office and public spaces within the new building.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 300 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See Tender Documents

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

See Tender Documents

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

See Tender Documents
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: See PQQ/ITT Documentation

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ/ITT Documentation
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See PQQ/ITT Documentation

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See PQQ/ITT Documentation
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See PQQ/ITT Documentation
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: Need to complete procurement before commencement of new accedemic year in order to facilitate operational use in timely manner.

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 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: See PQQ documentation
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

Payable documents: no

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

3.7.2014 – 14:00
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

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: A 10 (Ten) day standstill period will be implemented from the date of notification of the University?s award decision. This period will allow for unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the University before the contract is entered into. The Public Contract Regulations 2006 and the Public Contracts (Amendments) Regulations 2009 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm due to breach of the Regulations to take action in the High Court (England , Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought within the timeframes provided for in the Regulations as a matter of law.

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

Crown Commercial Services
Capital Building, Old Hall Street
L3 9PP Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3454102222

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30.6.2014

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