Supply of Shipping Containers to Guildford Borough Council

Supply of Shipping Containers to Guildford Borough Council

Provision of adapted shipping containers for Pop Up Retail Village.

United Kingdom-Guildford: Trailers, semi-trailers and mobile containers

2016/S 109-194828

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Guildford Borough Council
For the attention of: Vincent Hunt and Barry Fagg
GU2 4BE Guildford
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7970659846

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Provision of adapted shipping containers for Pop Up Retail Village.

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


NUTS code UKJ2

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 project involves the supply of a minimum of 35 shipping containers onto a pre-prepared site.
Containers are required to the specification and numbers below. It is required that delivery will be made of all containers in October 2016.
Retail 20ft containers- quantity required- 30.
Insulation — walls/roof/floor lined with a ply/chipboard finish.
Doors — secure glass doors to the front (containers will be placed side-by-side so ‘front’ refers to the shorter ‘end’ normally occupied by the reinforced container doors). 2 doors opening outwards, which will then be secured by latch flat against the container (Note: There will be a certain amount of space allowed between each container for this). A sliding patio door is acceptable, if secure.
Window — approx 1m x 1m in the centre of the ‘rear’ of the container.
Interior finish — ply/chipboard finish with option of white painted.
Windows should be double- glazed, barred and opening.
2 plug socket to rear, and 2 plug socket at the front to RHS of the doors.
LED lighting — overhead lighting to produce a lighting level of 1 300 lumens (equivalent to a 100w bulb) throughout the container.
Heating — 2X 2KW mains heaters per container.
Exterior — as previously stated containers will be arranged side-by-side so all containers will need painting at the rear, and 4 on the sides (forming the ends of the ‘village’).
Co-Working/Business Incubation 40 ft containers- quantity required 6.
Insulation — walls/roof/floor lined with a ply/chipboard finish.
Interior finish — ply/chipboard finish with option of white painted. Our tenants may then request other fittings such as shelving/rails but these will be covered under their own expenses.
2 Doors — office style either end of the length of the container.
Window — 1 along the length of the container approx 30ft x 1m.
4 X 2 plug sockets incorporating 2x USB sockets in each along the rear length of the container.
LED lighting — overhead lighting to produce a lighting level of 1 300 lumens (equivalent to a 100w bulb) throughout the container.
Heating — 2 x 2KW mains heaters per container.
Please note as this stage a second storey is not required.
The Council will specify floor covering and painting options post award as the specification of these items is not certain at this stage.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34220000, 34221000

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 180 000 and 240 000 GBP

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

Starting 26.8.2016. Completion 31.10.2016

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
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

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


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

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of 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
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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