Marquee Provision for Plymouth University

Marquee Provision for Plymouth University

Plymouth University is looking to appoint a company with appropriate experience to provide a marquee(s) for siting on the main campus during specific dates each year, for a period of up to 4 years. The contract will commence in January 2014.

United Kingdom-Plymouth: Tarpaulins, sails for boats, sailboards or land craft, awnings, sunblinds, tents and camping goods

2013/S 157-274327

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Plymouth University
Drake Circus
Contact point(s): Procurement and Sustainability
For the attention of: Sheilagh Francis
PL4 8AA Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1752582068
E-mail: procurement@plymouth.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1752588166

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni

Address of the buyer profile: www.plymouth.ac.uk/procurement

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:

Marquee Provision for Plymouth University
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
NUTS code UKK41

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)

Plymouth University is looking to appoint a company with appropriate experience to provide a marquee(s) for siting on the main campus during specific dates each year, for a period of up to 4 years. The contract will commence in January 2014.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39522000

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:

All expressions of interest must be via the University’s electronic tendering web site:
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni

Legal position – means of proof required: signed statement of good standing in accordance with regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006
Estimated value excluding VAT: 70 000 GBP

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

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:
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: All expressions of interest must be via the University’s electronic tendering web site:
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni

Legal position – means of proof required: signed statement of good standing in accordance with regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Bank reference, VAT number, company accounts for the last 3 years, last 3 years turnover, evidence of Insurances held, statement of contingent liability or loss, statement of any pending litigation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Economic operators must be able to demonstrate that they have been trading for at least 3 years and that the turnover of the office(s) providing the service is not less than 3 times greater than the potential contract value per annum as stated in II.2.1.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Statement of facilities and technical resources, average manpower and managerial staff, details of quality assurance procedures, details of technicians/technical bodies who can assist, list of similar contracts and references (minimum of 3), performance against relevant sustainabilty criteria, which may include environmental and social considerations.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Economic operators must be able to demonstrate their experience of providing similar services.
It is mandatory that you are a member of MUTA and accredited with the MUTAmarq. Please provide current certification with your submission.
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
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:

SF/UoP/Marquee/040/013
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: 26.9.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

27.9.2013 – 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: 60 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 27.9.2013 – 12:10

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The University 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 Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) 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).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:13.8.2013