Tender for Water Quality Management Services – Nottingham
The client owns and maintains many large domestic water systems of varying sizes, nine cooling towers and several district heating systems throughout its campuses.
United Kingdom-Nottingham: Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Kings Meadow Campus, Lenton Lane
Contact person: Charles Ellis
NUTS code: UKF
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/Universityofnottingham/aspx/Home
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Service and Maintenance Framework — Water Quality Management Services inc. Legionella
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The University of Nottingham via its wholly owned Nottingham University Industrial and Commercial Enterprise Ltd (the Client) is undertaking this procurement exercise to employ a sole contractor to its service and maintenance framework — water quality management services inc. Legionella. The scope includes the inspection, certification and minor services with regard to the Client’s statuary landlord duty. See tender documentation for more details. See Section VI.3) Additional information for other potential users of the service.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Client owns and maintains many large domestic water systems of varying sizes, nine (9) cooling towers and several district heating systems throughout its campuses at University Park, Jubilee Campus, Sutton Bonington, King’s Meadow and its medical schools at Derby and QMC Nottingham. The Client is seeking a maintenance service provider who can carry out planned inspection and maintenance works together with any reactive works as part of a water treatment program including the control of legionella bacteria in water systems all as per the current HSC guidance Control of Legionella Bacteria in Water Systems (L8).
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The contract will be in place for a maximum of 5 years.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
As described in the procurement documentation.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
As described in the procurement documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Eligible contracting authorities include: University of Nottingham (the Client) proposes to make this service available to other contracting authorities and charities within the geographic regions of the East Midlands (Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland). Contracting authorities and charities from other English Counties can be permitted to use this Framework:
(a) contracting authorities as defined in the Public Contract Regulations 2015;
(b) schools and academies as defined in the Education Act 1996;
(c) charities as defined in the Charities Act 2011;
(d) example contracting authorities based in the East Midlands are:
(i) De Montfort University;
(ii) Loughborough University;
(iii) Nottingham Trent University;
(iv) University of Derby;
(v) University of Leicester;
(vi) University of Northampton;
(vii) Nottingham City Council;
(viii) Nottinghamshire County Council;
(ix) Leicester City Council;
(x) Leicestershire County Council;
(xi) Derby City Council;
(xii) Derbyshire County Council;
(xiii) Borough and Parish Councils within the within the geographic regions of the East Midlands.
In accordance with Regulation 86 and 87 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the contracting authority has incorporated a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period starting from the day when contract award was notified to the bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with a debrief in the award decision at the start of the standstill period including details of their bid in relation to the winning bid comprising the reasons for the decision, the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender, the score of the economic operator and the name of the economic operator to be awarded the contract. Tenderers have a right to appeal provided for within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: