Supply of PVCu Profiles

Supply of PVCu Profiles

Supply of PVCu Profiles and Accessories to Vision Products.

United Kingdom-Tonypandy: Windows, doors and related items

2016/S 073-126892

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC
The Pavilions, Clydach Vale
CF40 2XX
Contact person: Kelly Smith
Telephone: +44 1443744550
NUTS code: UKL15Internet address(es):Main address: of the buyer profile:
I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Supply of PVCu Profiles and Accessories to Vision Products.

Reference number: RCT/CE/R245/16

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

RCT are seeking to select a single supplier working to the relevant standards to manufacture and deliver various types of PVCu profiles to Vision Products. Orders are scheduled according to customer demand. The main contracts covered will be to supply PVCu profiles for housing associations and educational establishments. The systems are to be tested to BS 7412 and BS EN 12608 and are to have the relevant British Board of Agreement assessment. All windows will be manufactured to comply with PAS 24.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Quality 40 %.

Cost 60 %.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion – Name: Cost / Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 400 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: The Framework Agreement will potentially be for the duration of 5 years (4 + 1). The justification for awarding a 5-year Framework Agreement is to allow the successful tenderer sufficient time to offset the capital depreciation on investment made as part of the setting up costs of this arrangement.
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 16/05/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/05/2016
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender.

1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once).

Browse to the eSourcing Portal:

Click the ‘Click here to register’ link.

Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’.

Enter your correct business and user details.

Note the user name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete.

You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2. Express an Interest in the tender.

Login to the portal with the user name/password.

Click the ‘ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ link. (These are ITT’s open to any registered supplier).

Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.

Click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page.

This will move the ITT into your ‘My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).

Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Buyer Attachments’.

3. Responding to the tender

You can now choose to ‘Create a Response’ or ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if rejecting).

You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.

Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the ITT.

There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).

Further Instructions may be available within documentation contained in the ‘Buyer Attachments’.

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon — Fri (8:00-16:00) on:

— email:

— Phone: +44 08000112470 / Fax: +44 02070800480

(WA Ref: 43515).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC
The Pavilions, Clydach Vale
CF40 2XX
Telephone: +44 1443424000Internet address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The lead authority will notify candidates of whether or not they have been successful in accordance with the provisions of Regulations 32 and 32(A) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and will hold a mandatory 10-day standstill period. It should be noted that the lead authority is automatically obliged to refrain from entering into a contract when proceedings are brought in respect of the award decision if the framework agreement has not been concluded. Note that after the standstill period has elapsed the lead authority is free to enter into the framework agreement without further notice and this means that a potential challenger may be limited to a remedy in damages. Also note that strict time limits apply for the bringing of proceedings under the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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