Educational Supplies for Bristol Schools

Educational Supplies for Bristol Schools

A Framework Agreement with a single provider for the Supply of Educational Products and Equipment is required for a comprehensive range of educational supplies for schools, academies, and educational establishments in Bristol City Council area.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Educational equipment

2013/S 251-439996

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Bristol City Council
City Hall, College Green
For the attention of: Niotia Ferguson
BS1 5TR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179037674
E-mail: niotia.ferguson@bristol.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.bristol.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://www.proactisplaza.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierPortal

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: City Hall Bristol
For the attention of: Niotia Ferguson
BS1 5TR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179037674
E-mail: niotia.ferguson@bristol.gov.uk
Internet address: http://bristol.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: City Hall, College Green
For the attention of: Niotia Ferguson
BS1 5TR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Education
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Educational Supplies for Bristol Schools and other Education Establishments in the Bristol City Council Area.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
NUTS code UKK1,UKK11

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 800 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

A Framework Agreement with a single provider for the Supply of Educational Products and Equipment is required for a comprehensive range of educational supplies for schools, academies, and educational establishments in Bristol City Council area. The appointed Contractor would be established supplier who can provide a one stop shop service for a variety of educational Goods including arts and craft materials, exercise paper and books, educational furniture (such as polypropylene chairs), musical instruments, sports equipment, science and technology products, janitorial and catering goods, support resources, educational stationery and presentation materials that the educational establishments may wish to use.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39162000, 30192000, 30192700

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: 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:

3 year framework agreement with the option to extend for 1 year.
To supply Bristol Schools and Academies.
To supply other Bristol Educational locations.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 800 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

A bond may be required if deemed necessary. Tenderers will be advised if this needs to be arranged.
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

Open
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:

REQ1000923
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

12.2.2014 – 12:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12.2.2014 – 12:01
Place:

Bristol City Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Bristol City Council Trading with Schools
City Hall, College Green
BS1 5TR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: niotia.ferguson@bristol.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1179037674
Internet address: http://bristol.gov.uk

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:24.12.2013