Tender for the Supply of Library Shelving and Soft Furnishings

Tender for the Supply of Library Shelving and Soft Furnishings

To appoint supplier(s) for the provision of library and soft furnishings to the Swansea University Science and Innovation Bay Campus’ loose furniture fit-out programme, with after sales and further furniture provision over a term of 3 years.

United Kingdom-Swansea: Soft furnishings

2014/S 248-438112

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Swansea University
The Purchasing Office, Singleton Park
For the attention of: Owen Cullen, Senior Purchasing Officer
SA2 8PP Swansea
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1792295836

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.swansea.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0345

Electronic access to information: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Swansea University
The Purchasing Office, Swansea University, Singleton Park
SA2 8PP Swansea
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.swansea.ac.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Swansea University
The Purchasing Office, Swansea University, Singleton Park
SA2 8PP Swansea
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.swansea.ac.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Swansea University
The Purchasing Office, Swansea University, Singleton Park
SA2 8PP Swansea
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.swansea.ac.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Swansea University Students Union

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Tender for the Provision of Library Shelving and Soft Furnishings.

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Swansea University Science and Innovation Bay Campus.

NUTS code UKL

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 objective of this procurement is as follows:
To appoint supplier(s) for the provision of library and soft furnishings to the Swansea University Science and Innovation Bay Campus’ loose furniture fit-out programme, with after sales and further furniture provision over a term of 3 years, with the option to extend for a further period of 2 years (3 (+2) years).
The University will reserve the right to undertake separate procurements for its future requirements where an obligation to do so exists due to externally funded grant conditions.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=20232

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39516100, 39155000

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

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Library Shelving

1)Short description

See tender documents for further information.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39155000

3)Quantity or scope

See tender documents for further information.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Soft Furnishings

1)Short description

See tender documents for further information.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39516100

3)Quantity or scope

See tender documents for further information.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: See tender documents for Selection Criteria and Scoring Methodology.
Five tenderers per lot will be brought forward to the Invitation To Tender stage.
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:

T55(15)
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

19.1.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

2.2.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Swansea University Science and Innovation Bay Campus.
The funding for this contract is provided from a number of different sources including the Welsh Government, UK Government, and European Investment Bank Loan and the project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government. The successful contractor will be required to comply with reasonable requests for information from the University to satisfy its own needs or those of the funding bodies.

VI.3)Additional information

(WA Ref:20232).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Swansea University Procurement Department.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19.12.2014

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