Hire of Non-Operated Tools and Plant

Hire of Non-Operated Tools and Plant

Across this area we have requirements for varying quantities of tools and non-operated plant for our construction and operations/maintenance requirements. 

United Kingdom-Bath: Machine tools

2014/S 171-304020

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Wessex Water Services Limited
Claverton Down Road
For the attention of: Phillip Carter
BA2 7WW Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7766998637
E-mail: phillip.carter@wessexwater.co.uk
Fax: +44 1225430217

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.wessexwater.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: as above

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Water

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

The Hire of Non-Operated Tools and Plant.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Rental
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Wessex Water Operating Region.

NUTS code UKK

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: 5

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 5 500 000 GBP

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

As the leading water and waste water utility in the country we cover the counties of Somerset, Dorset and Bristol, together with South Gloucestershire and parts of Wiltshire and Hampshire. Across this area we have requirements for varying quantities of tools and non-operated plant for our construction and operations/maintenance requirements. Equipment varying from 13T Excavators, Telehandlers, 2T- 9T dumper, compressors, disc cutters and floor saws etc. for example.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

4260000042990000445100004326210034142300421230004240000042418000

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

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

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

As the leading water and waste water utility in the country we cover the counties of Somerset, Dorset and Bristol, together with South Gloucestershire and parts of Wiltshire and Hampshire. Across this area we have requirements for varying quantities of tools and non-operated plant for our construction and operations/maintenance requirements. Equipment varying from 13T Excavators, Telehandlers, 2T- 9T dumper, compressors, disc cutters and floor saws etc. for example.

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: 5 (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:

Payment will be in accordance with the terms and conditions and payment schedule contained in the agreed Framework Agreement.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Companies who are registered within the European Union.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Rules of engagement are applicable with this Framework Agreement.
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: The applicant must express their interest by downloading the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) from www.wessexwater.co.uk/HNOPTPQQ then respond to the questions and submit (including all required supporting documentation) by email to phillip.carter@wessexwater.co.uk The applicant must carefully read the instructions in the PQQ and ensure compliance with the requirements stated therein.

Responses to the PQQ shall be assessed and used to short-list applicants who will be invited to tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Wessex Water Services Ltd will not be liable for any costs incurred by the applicant in respect of this notice. Wessex Water Services Ltd reserves the right not to award an framework agreement in connection with this notice.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Evidence of prior experience of similar work to be provided in the PQQ.
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

HIRE.006

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.10.2014 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
2 persons from contracting entity’s Central Services Team and one Senior Manager.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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 applicant must express their interest by downloading the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) from www.wessexwater.co.uk/HNOPTPQQ then respond to the questions and submit (including all required supporting documentation) by email to phillip.carter@wessexwater.co.uk The applicant must carefully read the instructions in the PQQ and ensure compliance with the requirements stated therein.

Responses to the PQQ shall be assessed and used to short-list applicants who will be invited to tender.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Phillip Carter
As stated in Section I.I.1 above

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Wessex Water Services Limited will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 6) as amended 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).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

4.9.2014