Lifts Framework

Sittingbourne: stairlifts

Lifts Framework for South East Consortium.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

South East Consortium
Building 190, Kent Science Park
For the attention of: Procurement
ME9 8NP Sittingbourne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1795434451

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.southeastconsortium.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA18401

Further information can be obtained from: South East Consortium
Building 190, Kent Science Park
For the attention of: Procurement
ME9 8NP Sittingbourne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1795434451
Internet address: www.southeastconsortium.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: South East Consortium
Building 190, Kent Science Park
For the attention of: Procurement
ME9 8NP Sittingbourne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1795434451
Internet address: www.southeastconsortium.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: South East Consortium
Building 190, Kent Science Park
For the attention of: Procurement
ME9 8NP Sittingbourne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1795434451
Internet address: www.southeastconsortium.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

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:

Lifts framework.

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: South East.
NUTS code UK

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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 8
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Members of SEC require qualified lift contractors for servicing & installations of social housing stock. The minimum requirements are:
— Installations,
— Fully qualified installation fitters,
— Fully qualified test engineers,
— Servicing,
— Fully qualified service fitters,
— Fully qualified technicians,
— Repairs,
— Fully qualified repair fitters,
— Office staff,
— Fully qualified service manager and supervisors,
— Fully qualified repairs manager and supervisors,
— Fully qualified installation manager and supervisors,
— In-house H&S manager,
— Compliance manager and officer,
— Drawing office,
— HR department,
— Secretaries.
Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders web site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=84433.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44115600, 51511000, 45234230, 42416000, 42416100, 42416120, 42416130, 42416110

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: 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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

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

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Passenger lifts

1)Short description

The requirement is for a 3 star service. To carry out annual safety checking/servicing and responsive maintenance repairs of passenger lifts including out of hours emergency works with the provision for future tendered installations.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42416100

3)Quantity or scope

N/A.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Mobility Lifts

1)Short description

The requirement is for a 3 star service. To carry out annual safety checking/servicing and responsive maintenance repairs of mobility lifts including through floor lifts, wheelchair platforms, stair lifts covering out of hours emergency works with the provision for future tendered installations.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42416100, 44115600

3)Quantity or scope

N/A.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent;
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process;
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession;
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession;
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register;
(6) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organization, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organization;
(7) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established;
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a reference from their bank;
(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(3) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice;
(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;

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

Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: Current contract arrangements will be not be met by normal OJEU time scales.

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

Envisaged number of operators: 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

An electronic auction will be used: no

IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

SEC 5797

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

15.12.2011 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

16.1.2012

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

The Purchasing Authority is acting on behalf of the following organizations:
On behalf of current and future members of South East Consortium and associated HCA consortia. Please refer to southeastconsortium.com for a list of our current members and ncahousing.org.uk for HCA consortia.
(MT Ref:84433).
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:5.12.2011