Tender for Drain Clearance Services
The Contracting Authority is looking to appoint a single Economic Operator (Contractor) for the provision of External Cleaning and Drain Clearance Services across the PSNI Estate utilising an NEC3 Term Service Contract.
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Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Northern Ireland Policing Board
8th Floor, River House, 48 High Street
Contact point(s): Central Procurement Directorate, Contracts and Standards Branch
BT1 2RU Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890816555
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: 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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
NUTS code UKN0
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
— External Cleaning will include the thorough cleaning of Tanks, Interceptors, Oil Tank Bunds and Oil Fill Points, All Rainwater Goods including Gullies, Debris Build-up on Flat Roofs, etc.
— Drain Clearance Services will include the provision of a service to cater for the clearance of both internal and external blocked drains and of a CCTV service when required.
— The Economic Operator may have to dispose of some deposits as contaminated waste and therefore should hold a current Waste Carriers Licence.
— On occasions the Economic Operator may also be required to undertake a ‘Hygienic Clean’ of designated areas within the PSNI Estate on a Reactive basis.
The service shall be made available 24 hours per day and 365 days per year (including all weekends and holiday periods). The Contract will be for an initial 3 year period with the possibility of 2 x 1 year extensions that will be at the Client’s discretion. This requirement will be notified to the contractor prior to the expiry date of the 3 year fixed duration. The option to extend the Contract period by each additional year beyond the 1st extension will be notified to the Contractor prior to the expiry of the optional extension period.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
90912000, 90910000, 90640000, 90900000, 90911200
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The contract will run for 3 years with the possibility of 2 x 1 year extensions at the Client’s discretion.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: The EOs performance on this Contract will be regularly monitored.
If an EO fails to reach satisfactory levels of performance the EO may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance.
The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the EO being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Contracting Authorities on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a period of 12 months from the date of issue of the certificate. A list of these bodies can be viewed at:
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
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As specified in the pre qualification documentation.
As specified in the pre qualification documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As specified in the pre qualification documentation.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: 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.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
(I) Not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice;
(II) To make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition;
(III) To award the contract in respect of any parts of the services covered by this notice and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by candidates.
This project will be used to progress the Government’s wider social, economic and environmental objectives.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
A standstill period will commence at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
Any proceedings relating to any perceived non-compliance with the relevant law must be started within 30 days, beginning with the date when the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen (A court may extend the time limit to 3 months, where the court considers that there is a good reason for doing so).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: