University of Chester Legionella Control Services Contract

University of Chester Legionella Control Services Contract

The University of Chester is seeking to appoint 1 contractor to provide legionella control services for all water systems on its estate.

United Kingdom-Chester: Water-treatment work

2017/S 116-233557

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1244512903
E-mail: procurement@chester.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKD

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofchester
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofchester
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofchester

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Legionella Services.

Reference number: 2017-Jun-01

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45232430

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Chester is seeking to appoint 1 contractor to provide legionella control services for all water systems on its estate. These services comprise of the flushing, monitoring and inspection of water systems including the co-ordination, management and administration of these services to enable the University to achieve full legionella risk control. The contract will be for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 periods of 12 months.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

31161400
39370000
44611500

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKG
Main site or place of performance:

University of Chester estate including the following campuses; Parkgate Road, Warrington, Thornton Science Park, Shrewsbury, Kingsway, Queens Park and Riverside.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Chester is seeking to appoint 1 contractor to provide legionella control services for all water systems on its estate. These services comprise of the flushing, monitoring and inspection of water systems including the co-ordination, management and administration of these services to enable the University to achieve full legionella risk control. The contract will be for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 periods of 12 months.

Further details are provided within the procurement documents.

II.2.5)Award criteria

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

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 180 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This opportunity is initially for a period of 3 years, with the option to extend for a further 2 periods of 12 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As detailed within the procurement documents.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

This opportunity is initially for a period of 3 years, with the option to extend for a further 2 periods of 12 months.

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

1. Project value estimated at 60 000 GBP per annum; 180 000 GBP for initial 3 year term, excluding any potential extension options.

2. Refer to procurement documents.

3. Actual demands and volumes may vary over the contract term, as buildings may be taken out of use, (either temporarily or permanently), or new buildings/campuses brought into use that are additional to the schedule.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Ability to competently and effectively deliver suitable and sufficient legionella control services to clients such as the University, who are required by law to comply with HSE’s document: ‘L8 Legionnaires’ disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems Approved Code of Practice and guidance’ (and other HSE guidance as appropriate).

Application of good standards of health and safety whilst at work, to include relevant accreditations and/or any memberships of professional bodies, (which may include SSIP or equivalent).

All contractors must comply with the University’s safeguarding policies for children and vulnerable adults. It is therefore a requirement for appointed contractors to have full DBS clearance.

Further details as outlined within the procurement documents.

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Ability to competently and effectively deliver suitable and sufficient legionella control services to clients such as the University, who are required by law to comply with HSE’s document: ‘L8 Legionnaires’ disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems Approved Code of Practice and guidance’ (and other HSE guidance as appropriate).

Application of good standards of health and safety whilst at work, to include relevant accreditations and/or any memberships of professional bodies, (which may include SSIP or equivalent).

All contractors must comply with the University’s safeguarding policies for children and vulnerable adults. It is therefore a requirement for appointed contractors to have full DBS clearance.

Further details as outlined within the procurement documents.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Further details as outlined within the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 17/07/2017
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 14/08/2017

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

English

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Further details as outlined within the procurement documents.

(MT Ref: 199210).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1244512903
E-mail: procurement@chester.ac.ukInternet address:http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofchester
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

University of Chester will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to Tenderers. The notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be a minimum of ten (10) calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

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

University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@chester.ac.ukInternet address:http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofchester

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/06/2017

 

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