Fire Engineering Advisory Services Bristol
NHSBT (NHS Blood and Transplant) requires a National Fire Advisory Service with CAD services to assist in the management of fire precautions on approximately 90 sites.
United Kingdom-Bristol: Fire-prevention services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
NHS Blood and Transplant
North Bristol Park, Filton
Contact point(s): Via NHSBT e-portal messaging service
BS34 7QH Bristol
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk\
Address of the buyer profile: https://nhsbt.bravosolution.co.uk\
Electronic access to information: https://nhsbt.bravosolution.co.uk\
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
Other: Special Health Authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Please refer to section VI.3
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Main place of performance: NHSBT and associated locations throughout the United Kingdomand other Blood Services including Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Southern Ireland and other Department of Heatlh (DH) Arms Length Bodies (ALB’s) http://www.dh.gov.uk/health/category/arms-length-bodies
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 0 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Service required: To carry out fire risk assessment on all NHSBT premises in accordance to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Health and Safety Regulations, Firecode compliance and Building regulations. All site inspections and reports must be completed by the end of October each year in order to meet the requirements of the Department of Health Fire Code Certificate deadline and Ad Hoc work as and when required – eg Advice on technical matters including fire detection, alarm systems and fire fighting equipment, fire compartmentation, fire escape issues, equipment interfacing with fire alarm systems including automatic doors, HVAC, etc.
Provide CAD services including maintaining service record drawings for the estate.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://nhsbt.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the user-name/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT — There may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
i) appropriate statements from bankers (if annual reports are not required to be submitted — this is applicable to companies which are not registered),
ii) submission of last 3 years annual reports and balance sheet,
iii) statement of overall turnover in respect of the goods/ services to be covered by the contract for the 3 previous financial years,
iv) the company registration number and registered office address (if applicable),
v) details of your organisation’s insurance protection in respect of employers, public/product and professional indemnity and provide a copy of any certificates.
Completion of a Pre Qualification Questionnaire will be required.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Award Criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Technical. Weighting 300
2. Quality. Weighting 300
3. Delivery Performance. Weighting 50
4. General. Weighting 50
5. Cost. Weighting 300
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Where an economic operator is unable for a valid reason to provide the financial information which the Contracting Authority has requested in III, III.2.2, and III.2.3 above, the Contracting Authority shall accept such other information provided by the economic operator as the Contracting Authority considers appropriate.
The Contracting Authority will short-list suppliers to be invited to tender based upon an assessment of the information provided in response to III, III.2.2 and III.2.3 above.
The Contracting Authority may require potential suppliers to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and in such event the potential suppliers must complete the PQQ using the NHSBT e-Sourcing portal. This process and information provided will be used to enable the Contracting Authority to short-list suppliers to be invited to tender in addition to that information already referred to above.
The Selection Criteria for short-listing suppliers to be invited to tender will be economic and financial standing and technical and professional ability.
Short-listed suppliers will be invited to attend a pre-tender meeting.
NHSBT wishes to establish a contract for use by the following UK public sector bodies (and any future successors to these organisations)
The Authority reserves the right to award all, part or none of the business.
Prices must be submitted using the Offer Schedule and must remain open and held valid and fixed from receipt of tender to contract award and for the initial period of the contract until 31.3.2018.
The Authority may extend this contract by a further 4, 1-year periods.
The detailed award criteria and weightings will be stated in the invitation to tender, together with any sub-criteria if appropriate.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
As the UK does not have any such body with responsibility for appeals procedures please refer to section VI.4.2 below
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved 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). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: