Electrical Framework Dorset

Electrical Framework Dorset

Expected expenditure via this framework is between 4,000,000 GBP and 5,000,000 GBP with the primary customer with the Spectrum Housing Group being Spectrum Property Care.

United Kingdom-Dorset: Electrical supplies and accessories

2013/S 168-291208

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Spectrum Housing Group
Spectrum House, Grange Road, Christchurch
For the attention of: Phillip Williams
BH23 4GE Dorset
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@cirruspurchasing.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.spectrumhousing.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://cirrus-tenders.co.uk/Home.aspx?Link=[78871725-cad3-4b9e-942e-89af2fbc0ad8]&ClientStyle=1
Electronic access to information: https://cirrus-tenders.co.uk/Home.aspx?Link=[78871725-cad3-4b9e-942e-89af2fbc0ad8]&ClientStyle=1
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://cirrus-tenders.co.uk/Home.aspx?Link=[78871725-cad3-4b9e-942e-89af2fbc0ad8]&ClientStyle=1
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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Electrical Framework.
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: Main place of delivery is across the South of England. However, as a Group access to electrical materials may be required in the long term at various other locations in England and the wider UK.
NUTS code UK

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 several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 5 000 000 GBP

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

This tender is available to complete online only via https://cirrus-tenders.co.uk/Home.aspx?Link=[78871725-cad3-4b9e-942e-89af2fbc0ad8]&ClientStyle=1

This tender is being undertaken as an open procedure, as detailed in Regulation 15 of the UK statutory instrument Public Contracts Regulations 2006/5. Spectrum Housing Group (Spectrum) is inviting tenders for the supply of electrical materials under a 48 month framework agreement (‘the Agreement’). The Agreement will be used by Spectrum and by all of Spectrum’s subsidiaries, both current and future. The estimated value of purchases that will be made using the Agreement during the 48 month period is between 4,000,000 GBP and 5,000,000 GBP excluding VAT. This estimate of framework expenditure is for information only, and no guarantees are given, nor are implied as to the value of business that will be placed with successful Suppliers participating in the resulting framework agreement. The initial primary user of this Agreement within the Group is to be Spectrum Property Care (SPC), however it is envisaged that other parts of Spectrum will access the framework via mini-competition as appropriate. SPC expenditure on electrical materials exceeds 800,000 GBP per annum across a wide geographical area.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31680000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:

Expected expenditure via this framework is between 4,000,000 GBP and 5,000,000 GBP with the primary customer with the Spectrum Housing Group being Spectrum Property Care. However, the framework is open to all members (current and future) who can access it as required. No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting framework agreement or indeed there is no guarantee that any framework agreement or contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation will be paid if a tender or resulting framework agreement is withdrawn for any reason. Bidders should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 5 000 000 GBP
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

None.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payment terms are as per tender documents.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who has been convicted of:
(a) conspiracy within the meaning of section 1 or 1A of the Criminal Law Act 1977(a) or article 9 or 9A of the Criminal Attempts and Conspiracy (Northern Ireland) Order 1983(b) where that conspiracy relates to participation in a criminal organisation as defined in Article 2 of Council Framework Decision 2008/841/JHA(c);
(b) corruption within the meaning of section 1(2) of the Public Bodies Corrupt Practices Act 1889(d) or section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906(e), where the offence relates to active corruption;
(c) the offence of bribery, where the offence relates to active corruption;
(ca) bribery within the meaning of section 1 or 6 of the Bribery Act 2010(f);
(d) fraud, where the offence relates to fraud affecting the European Communities’ financial interests as defined by Article 1 of the Convention on the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities(g), within the meaning of—
(i) the offence of cheating the Revenue;
(ii) the offence of conspiracy to defraud;
(iii) fraud or theft within the meaning of the Theft Act 1968(h), the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969(i), the Theft Act 1978(j) or the Theft (Northern Ireland) Order 1978(k);
(iv) fraudulent trading within the meaning of section 458 of the Companies Act 1985(a), article 451 of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(b) or section 993 of the Companies Act 2006(c);
(v) fraudulent evasion within the meaning of section 170 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979(d) or section 72 of the Value Added Tax Act 1994(e);
(vi) an offence in connection with taxation in the European Union within the meaning of section 71 of the Criminal Justice Act 1993(f);
(vii) destroying, defacing or concealing of documents or procuring the execution of a valuable security within the meaning of section 20 of the Theft Act 1968(g) or section 19 of the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969(h);
(viii) fraud within the meaning of section 2, 3 or 4 of the Fraud Act 2006(i); or (ix) making, adapting, supplying or offering to supply articles for use in frauds within the meaning of section 7 of the Fraud Act 2006;
(e) money laundering within the meaning of section 340(11) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002(j);
(ea) an offence in connection with the proceeds of criminal conduct within the meaning of section 93A, 93B or 93C of the Criminal Justice Act 1988(k) or article 45, 46 or 47 of the Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 1996(l);
(eb) an offence in connection with the proceeds of drug trafficking within the meaning of section 49, 50 or 51 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1994(m); or
(f) any other offence within the meaning of Article 45(1) of the Public Sector Directive as defined by the national law of any relevant State.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per tender documents.
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 8.10.2013 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

8.10.2013 – 17:00
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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 42 months from framework award, with the resulting new framework commencing in an estimated 48 months.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

This tender is available for completion online only via: https://cirrus-tenders.co.uk/Home.aspx?Link=[78871725-cad3-4b9e-942e-89af2fbc0ad8]&ClientStyle=1

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: This tender process will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework is communicated to tenderers. Appeals can directly raised with Spectrum via the contact points detailed in section I.1 of this contract notice. If an appeal regarding the award of the framework has not successfully been resolved between the tenderer and Spectrum then the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:27.8.2013