Supply of domestic taps

Supply of domestic taps

From current information received from members demand is estimated to average approx 7 000 taps per annum however due to changes in demand that may occur during the life of the framework this notice is placed to cover an average of 12 000 taps per annum.

UK-Yeovil: taps

2012/S 93-153826

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Advantage South West
Advantage SW, South Somerset House, Alvington
For the attention of: Mr Neil Biddiscombe
BA22 8WN Yeovil
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: neil.biddiscombe@yhg.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Advantage SW
Internet address: www.advantageswtenders.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Advantage SW
Internet address: www.advantageswtenders.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Advantage SW
Internet address: www.advantageswtenders.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Supply of domestic taps.
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: South England.
NUTS code UKK
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
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Supply of domestic taps for use in social housing.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44411100

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:
From current information received from members demand is estimated to average approx 7 000 taps per annum however due to changes in demand that may occur during the life of the framework this notice is placed to cover an average of 12 000 taps per annum.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 1.1.2013. Completion 31.12.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Contained with the pre-qualification questionnaire which is downloadable from www.advantageswtenders.co.uk.

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

Contained with the pre-qualification questionnaire which is downloadable from www.advantageswtenders.co.uk.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
The contracting authority reserves the right to require groupings of suppliers to take a particular legal form or to require a single supplier to take primary liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) Has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) Is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Contained with the pre-qualification questionnaire which is downloadable from: www.advantageswtenders.co.uk.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: This project has minimum requirements for economic and financial capacity which are contained with the pre-qualification questionnaire which is downloadable from www.advantageswtenders.co.uk.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: This project has minimum requirements for economic and financial capacity which are contained with the pre-qualification questionnaire which is downloadable from www.advantageswtenders.co.uk.

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
This project has minimum requirements for technical capacity which are contained with the pre-qualification questionnaire which is downloadable from www.advantageswtenders.co.uk.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
This project has minimum requirements for technical capacity which are contained with the pre-qualification questionnaire which is downloadable from www.advantageswtenders.co.uk.

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
Restricted
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: Contained with the pre-qualification questionnaire which is downloadable from www.advantageswtenders.co.uk.
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: The e-auction will be run using the www.advantageswtenders.co.uk website. Additional information will be contained within the invitation to tender.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
DNWD-8T2JQQ
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
19.6.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
31.7.2012
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 tenders
Date: 7.9.2012 – 12:00

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
Advantage SW is a purchasing consortium for social housing. Members of Advantage SW will be able to access this framework to award contracts of up to 3 years in length. Current Members of Advantage SW are Coastline Housing, Devon & Cornwall Housing, East Devon District Council, East Dorset Housing, Magna Housing West Somerset, North Devon Homes, Ocean Housing, Penwith Housing, Purbeck Housing Trust, Synergy Housing Group, Tarka Housing, Teign Housing, Taunton Deane Borough Council, Tor Homes, United Housing, Westcountry Housing, Weymouth & Portland Housing, Yarlington Housing. Any further organisations that join Advantage SW will also be able to access the Framework. This Contract Notice is therefore placed on behalf of those future members too.
To access the documentation please register at www.advantageswtenders.co.uk. You must download the pre-qualification questionnaire, complete it and submit it by the submission time/date.

Please note within the PQQ the reference requirement.
If the applicant considers that any information supplied by him is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature then this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity given.

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: In accordance with Public Contracts Regulations.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:15.5.2012

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