Laundry Service Contract Gwent

Laundry Service Contract Gwent

Contract for the provision of a laundry service.

UK-Croesyceiliog: laundry-operation services

2012/S 69-114690

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Gwent Police Authority
Police Headquarters, Cwmbran
For the attention of: Arhlene Jackson
NP44 2XJ Croesyceiliog
Telephone: +44 1633642550
Fax: +44 1633642323

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Police Authority
I.3)Main activity

Public order and safety
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Contract for the provision of a laundry service.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Wales.
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
Duration of the framework agreementDuration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 700 000 GBP

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

Provsion of a laundry service.
Community benefits do not apply to this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98311200, 98311000, 98311100

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

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

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Gwent Police are seeking a contract for the provision of a laundry service to Gwent Police Authority, South Wales Police Authority and Dyfed Powys Police Authority. The framework will be for 3 years with an option to extend for a further 1 year. The successful contractor would be required to provide a laundry service throughout the geographical areas of the forces named in this advert. They would be required to launder the following items, blankets, anti-rip blankets, bath and hand towels, and two piece anti rip suits and any other item required by the contracting authority.
The agreement will be split into the following lots and contractors would be asked to inform the Authority which lots they would be tendering for.
Lot 1: All three Police Authorities named in this advert.
Lot 2: Gwent Police Authority.
Lot 3: South Wales Police Authority.
Lot 4: Dyfed Powys Police Authority.
Lot 5: Gwent and South Wales Police Authority.
Please note:
This procurement exercise is being carried out via our new e-tendering portal and you are required to register your company’s details so that you can access the electronic copy of the pre-qualification questionnaire documents. Please visit process of registering on the web site is free and simple. If you have any queries please contact Bravo Solution Helpdesk (details on the web page) as they will be able to resolve any problems you may have.
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— Phone: +44 8003684850 / fax: +44 2070800480.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 700 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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
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

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
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:

File 550
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
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

Buy4Wales Reference Number: 29918.
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: