Framework agreement for the inspection, testing and supply of portable fire equipment

Framework agreement for the inspection, testing and supply of portable fire equipment

Primarily premises in and around Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Sussex, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire as well as Educational Establishments including Academies.

UK-Winchester: repair and maintenance services of firefighting equipment

2012/S 171-282906

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Hampshire County Council
Corporate Procurement & County Supplies Bar End Road
For the attention of: Sarah Wild
SO23 9NR Winchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1962826909
E-mail: sarah.wild@hants.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1962826964

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.hants.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Hampshire County Council
Corporate Procurement & County Supplies Bar End Road
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire
SO23 9NR Winchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.hants.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Hampshire County Council
Corporate Procurement & County Supplies Bar End Road
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire
SO23 9NR Winchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.hants.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Hampshire County Council
Corporate Procurement & County Supplies Bar End Road
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire
SO23 9NR Winchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.hants.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Public order and safety
Environment
Economic and financial affairs
Social protection
Recreation, culture and religion
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

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

Schools, Colleges and Academies situated in and around Central Southern England.
England
UNITED KINGDOM

Other Local Authorities situated in and around Central Southern England
England
UNITED KINGDOM

Constabularies in Central Southern England, including Hampshire.
England
UNITED KINGDOM

Third Sector and other Charitable Bodies in Central Southern England
England
UNITED KINGDOM

Fire Authorities in Central Southern England, including Hampshire Fire and Rescue.
England
UNITED KINGDOM

Memebers of the Central Buying Consortium
England
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Framework agreement for the inspection, testing and supply of portable fire equipment.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Primarily premises in and around Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Sussex, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire as well as Educational Establishments including Academies. But, in the interests of efficient public procurement, the framework will be accessible (by agreement) to other public bodies. These will include District, Unitary, Town and Borough Councils, together with Police and Fire Services and third sector organisations within South East and South West England and, and as listed at http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/.

NUTS code UKJ

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 months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000,00 and 2 000 000,00 GBP

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

Framework agreement for the inspection, testing and supply of portable fire equipment.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50413200

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:

Initially the Framework Agreement will cover premises in and around Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Dorset, Sussex, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire as well as Educational Estblishments including Academies. But, in the interests of efficient public procurement, the framework will be accessible (by agreement) to other public bodies. These will include District, Unitary, Town and Borough Councils, together with Police and Fire Services and third sector organisations within South East and South West England and as listed at http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/.

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000,00 and 2 000 000,00 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

Duration in months: 48 (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:
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: A pre-tender qualification questionnaire is available from the web site https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire.

Interested parties should register interest in the project via the In-Tend web site. It is necessary to log-in a second time to obtain the pre-qualification questionnaire. Interested parties will find the “Information for Suppliers” document useful to download.

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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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 minimum number 5: and maximum number 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Detailed in the questionnaire.
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:

HS2097
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: 4.10.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

5.10.2012 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

30.10.2012
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: At expiry of this arrangement.
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

The Authority is a Public Body as defined by the Freedom of Information Act and all correspondence will be treated in accordance with the said Act. This contract will be tendered electronically via the following address: https:in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:4.9.2012