General Waste Removal Services

General Waste Removal Services

The University invites tenders for the provision of general (residual) waste collection.

UK-Bristol: Refuse and waste related services

2013/S 025-038698

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of the West of England
Coldharbour Lane
For the attention of: Andrew Parsons
BS16 1QY Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1173283959
E-mail: andrew7.parsons@uwe.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1173283985

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.uwe.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.uwe.ac.uk/finance/purchasing/welcome/profile.shtml

Electronic access to information: www.tenders.ac.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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

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:

UWE/007/2013E General Waste Removal Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
NUTS code UKK11

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The University invites tenders for the provision of general (residual) waste collection. Full specification can be found in the tender pack which can be downloaded from http://tenders.ac.uk

Economic operators are invited to submit tenders to UWE no later than 12pm Thursday 28th March 2013.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90500000, 90513000, 90510000, 90513100, 34928480

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:

Duration of this contract will be for an initial 3 years with option to extend for two further single years (3+1+1). Completion of the initial three years subject to satisfactory perfomance of the successful supplier which will be reviewed annually. The two optional extensions will be subject to satisfactory performance and the business needs of the University.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 750 000 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: 2
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:

As per the tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As per the tender documentation.
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: As per Supplier Appraisal. Supplier Appraisal documentation can be downloaded from www.tenders.ac.uk

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per Supplier Appraisal. Supplier Appraisal documentation can be downloaded from www.tenders.ac.uk

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: UWE reserves the right to take reliability with regard to past performance into account when selecting suppliers.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per Supplier Appraisal. Supplier Appraisal documentation can be downloaded from www.tenders.ac.uk

UWE reserves the right to take reliability with regard to past performance into account when selecting suppliers.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Full details of minimum standards can be found in the suppliaer appraisal documentation.
Economic operators must demonstrate compliance with all relevant waste related legislation and demonstrate possession of relevant environmental permits or exemptions thereof.
UWE reserves the right to take reliability with regard to past performance into account when selecting suppliers.

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

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Cost / Value for money. Weighting 30

2. Technical Aspects. Weighting 25

3. Quality of service. Weighting 25

4. Environment / Sustainability / Health & Safety. Weighting 20

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:

UWE/007/2013E.
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: 21.3.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

28.3.2013 – 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

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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 28.3.2013 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 4 years.
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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

University of the West of England
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

University of the West of England Purchasing Team
Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: purchasing@uwe.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have two working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address in section 1.1.If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the (for Public Sector) Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5)(for Utilities) utilities contracts Regulations (SI 2005 No6) (delete where appropriate) 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). 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.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

University of the West of England
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1173283959

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.2.2013