Kitbags for London Fire Brigade

Kitbags for London Fire Brigade

Provision of Standby Bags for Firefighters. UK-London: kitbags

2012/S 45-073609

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Fire Brigade
169 Union Street
For the attention of: Ms Gillian Maxwell
SE1 0LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085551200-31163
E-mail: gillian.maxwell@london-fire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2079603623

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.london-fire.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Other: Fire and Emergency Planning
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:

Provision of Standby Bags for Firefighters.
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: Geographical area of London.
NUTS code UKI

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 London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (which runs the London Fire Brigade) (“the Authority”) is seeking expressions of interest from potential providers of Fire-fighter’s Standby Bags.
The purpose of the Standby Bag is to carry Fire-fighter’s kit and personal items, when required.
The bags should be suitable to be used in all weather conditions and be resistant to minor soiling as may be found during the normal heavy use of public highways, public transport etc.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18934000, 18932000, 18930000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:

A parent company guarantee may be 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
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
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
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 4: and maximum number 8
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
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

PROC/SC/5390/12
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: 6.4.2012 – 10:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.4.2012 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

14.5.2012
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Please note in order to express an interest in this contract it is necessary to register on the Bluelight E-tendering portal: www.bluelight.gov.uk. It is free to do so, and once registered and accepted interested parties will be able to express their interest in this opportunity. Once an expression is received then the pre qualification questionnaire and guidance information will be made available.

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:1.3.2012