Supply of Security Seals

Supply of Security Seals

This contract is for the supply of security seals to secure and identify prisoner property bags and boxes.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Seals

2015/S 175-317862

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Ministry of Justice
Harcourt House, Chancellor Court, 21 The Calls
For the attention of: Luke Wilton
LS2 7EH Leeds
Telephone: +44 1132021055

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Electronic access to information:

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

General public services
Public order and safety
Social protection

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

4684-1-Operational Goods-N-Contract: The Supply of Security Seals.

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

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: All Public Sector Prisons in England and Wales.

NUTS code UK

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

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

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 200 000 and 300 000 GBP

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

This contract is for the supply of security seals to secure and identify prisoner property bags and boxes. These items are attached to property bags and boxes at the establishment prior to the belongings being put into storage for the duration of their sentence.
The Authority is intending to award a 4 year supply call off contract for the supply of security seals with the delivery destinations being all public sector prisons in the HM Prison estate. The Contractor may also be required to ship goods to other Contracting Authorities including HM Scottish Prison Service and Private Sector Prisons, which may be subject to the appropriate additional carriage charges.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35121500, 35121600, 35121000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes


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: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:
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
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

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
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price

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:

4684-1-Operational Goods-N-Contract

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 84-149130 of 30.4.2015

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

28.9.2015 – 17:00
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

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the 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

In order to participate within the tender exercise you will need to register on the MoJ electronic tendering portal Emptoris. The Emptoris portal is an online application that allows all potential suppliers to create and submit their responses to any requests for information, requests for quotes or requests for proposal via the Intranet rather than in paper form.

If you are not registered on the Emptoris portal, please send an email to the MoJ buyer ( stating:

— Your company,
— Your name,
— Contact email.
Sourcing reference number: 4684-1-Operational Goods-N-Contract.
You will then be contacted with the registration instructions.
Once (or if already) registered you will need to contact the MoJ buyer with your registered details and we can manually invite you to the tender event when the project goes live.
To request further information, please email the address below and quote Project Ref 4684-1-Operational Goods-N-Contract:

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:


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