Supply of Classroom Furniture for the Education Authority

Supply of Classroom Furniture for the Education Authority

Framework Agreement for supply of classroom furniture.

United Kingdom-Belfast: School furniture

2015/S 215-392192

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Education Authority NI
40 Academy Street
Contact point(s): pamela.rea@eani.org.uk
BT1 2NQ Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Electronic access to information: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Further information can be obtained from: This is an electronic competition — to access further information see VI.3)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: This is an electronic competition — to access further information see VI.3)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: This is an electronic competition — to access further information see VI.3)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

70067 — Classroom Furniture for the Education Authority.

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

Supplies

NUTS code UKN

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 11

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 500 000 GBP

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

70067 — Classroom Furniture 1.5.2016 to 31.3.2017 (with the option for a further 3 periods of 12 months extension).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39160000

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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option of a further 3 periods of 12 months extension.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 11 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 11 (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:
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: See PQQ documents for details.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ documents for details.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See PQQ documents for details.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See PQQ documents for details.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See PQQ documents for details.
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: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: See PQQ documents for details.
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:

70067 / Resource ID134447

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

7.12.2015 – 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

Suppliers interested in this competition must register and submit their application through eTendersNI at the following linkhttps://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

If you require any further assistance please contact the eTendersNI Helpdesk on +44 8002404545 or email ni-eproc-helpdesk@eurodyn.com

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 Education Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point 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 the unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before any contracts are 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:

4.11.2015

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