NEUPC Firefighting Equipment Framework

NEUPC Firefighting Equipment Framework

NEUPC is seeking to award a Framework Agreement for the provision of firefighting equipment and associated services with the scope covering a range of products.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Firefighting equipment

2019/S 202-490530

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NEUPC Ltd
Postal address: NEUPC Ltd, Phoenix House, 3 South Parade
Town: Leeds
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: LS1 5QX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Sam Wells
E-mail: s.wells@neupc.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1133443958

Internet address(es):Main address: www.neupc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Crescent Purchasing Ltd
Postal address: Procurement House, Unit 23, Leslie Hough Way
Town: Salford
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: M6 6AJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Peter McMullan
E-mail: p.mcmullan@thecpc.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 8000662188

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.thecpc.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium
Postal address: Albert House, 17 Bloom Street
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: M1 3HZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Natasha Peacock
E-mail: natasha.peacock@manchester.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1612348003

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.nwupc.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium
Postal address: Science and Technology Centre, University of Reading, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Road
Town: Reading
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: RG6 6BZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Rob Johnson
E-mail: rob.johnson@reading.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1189357081

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.supc.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: London Universities Purchasing Consortium
Postal address: Shropshire House, 179 Tottenham Court Road
Town: London
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: W1T 7NZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Joyce Kadri
E-mail: J.Kadri@lupc.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 2073072763

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.lupc.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Higher Education Purchasing Consortium, Wales
Postal address: 8th Floor, 30-36 Newport Road
Town: Cardiff
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: CF24 0DE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Howard Allaway
E-mail: h.allaway@wales.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 2920879201

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Firefighting-equipment./249KY45349
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Firefighting-equipment./249KY45349
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Firefighting Equipment and Associated Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

35111000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

NEUPC is seeking to award a framework agreement for the provision of firefighting equipment and associated services with the scope covering a range of products including, but not limited to, fire extinguishers, fire blankets, storage, first aid equipment, door furniture, escape equipment, signage and wireless alarms. The associated services lot will be for the provision of fire safety training and fire risk assessments.This agreement will be open to universities and their partners regardless of whether or not they are to be defined as contracting authorities for the purpose of the PCR 2015. It is anticipated that some of the future call-off contracts under this framework may be part funded from external streams, including European Union (EU) funding and (ERDF/ESF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding assessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 36 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Firefighting Equipment and Maintenance

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

35110000
35111000
35111300
35111320
35111400
39525400
44480000
44481100
44482000
44482100
45343200
45343210
45343220
50413200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NEUPC is seeking to award this Lot for the provision of firefighting equipment and maintenance with the scope covering a range of products including, but not limited to, fire equipment, storage and protection, first aid equipment, passive fire equipment, door furniture, escape equipment, signage, wireless detectors and wireless call points across the UK. This agreement will be open to universities and their partners regardless of whether or not they are to be defined as contracting authorities for the purpose of the PCR 2015. It is anticipated that some of the future call off contracts under this framework may be part funded from external streams, including European Union (EU) funding and (ERDF/ESF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding assessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants.

Suppliers will be able to bid to service any of the following 8 Regions under this Lot: Scotland, Northern Ireland, North West, North East and Yorkshire, Wales, Midlands, South West and South East, London and East Anglia. Suppliers may bid for any combination of Regions, including one or all Regions but they must be able to service 100 % of the Members who can access the agreement within each region. It is possible for suppliers to be awarded a position on the framework in some, but not all, Regions that they bid for, depending on the level of interest and quality of tender submissions received from other Suppliers.

It is intended that the framework agreement will be awarded to 4 bidders per Region on this lot, provided that there are a suitable number of bidders which meet any required minimum standards. NEUPC reserves the right to proceed with a lower number of bidders for all or any Lot/Region(s).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Account management and service / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Marketing / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Delivery and installation / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Products / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Sustainability — environmental impact / Weighting: 4
Quality criterion – Name: Sustainability — staff development / Weighting: 4
Quality criterion – Name: Sustainability — equality / Weighting: 2
Price – Weighting: 40

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 18 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Any framework agreement concluded as a result of this ITT will be for a period of 4 years, commencing 30.1.2020 for an initial term of 2 years with a 2 x possible extension(s) of 1 year in accordance with the OJEU contract notice and the terms of any framework agreement.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

NEUPC reserves the right, subject to regulations, to change without notice the basis of, of the procedures for, the competitive sourcing process or to terminate the process at any time. Under no circumstances shall NEUPC incur any liability in respect of this ITT or any supporting documentation.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Fire Safety Training and Fire Risk Assessments

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

75251100
75251110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NEUPC is seeking to award this lot for the provision of fire safety training and fire risk assessments across the UK. This agreement will be open to universities and their partners regardless of whether or not they are to be defined as contracting authorities for the purpose of the PCR 2015. It is anticipated that some of the future call-off contracts under this framework may be part funded from external streams, including European Union (EU) funding and (ERDF/ESF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding assessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants.

Suppliers will be able to bid to service any of the following 8 Regions under this Lot: Scotland, Northern Ireland, North West, North East and Yorkshire, Wales, Midlands, South West and South East, London and East Anglia. Suppliers may bid for any combination of Regions, including one or all Regions but they must be able to service 100 % of the Members who can access the agreement within each region. It is possible for Suppliers to be awarded a position on the framework in some, but not all, Regions that they bid for, depending on the level of interest and quality of tender submissions received from other suppliers.

It is intended that the framework agreement will be awarded to 3 bidders per Region on this lot, provided that there are a suitable number of bidders which meet any required minimum standards. NEUPC reserves the right to proceed with a lower number of Bidders for all or any lot/Region(s).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Account management and service / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Marketing / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Training services / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Booking services / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Risk assessment / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Sustainability — environmental impact / Weighting: 4
Quality criterion – Name: Sustainability — staff development / Weighting: 4
Quality criterion – Name: Sustainability — equality / Weighting: 2
Price – Weighting: 40

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 18 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Any framework agreement concluded as a result of this ITT will be for a period of 4 years, commencing 30.1.2020 for an initial term of 2 years with a 2 x possible extension(s) of 1 year in accordance with the OJEU contract notice and the terms of any framework agreement.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Respond to this opportunity by clicking https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/8VFG9V8D93

NEUPC reserves the right, subject to regulations, to change without notice the basis of, of the procedures for, the competitive sourcing process or to terminate the process at any time. Under no circumstances shall NEUPC incur any liability in respect of this ITT or any supporting documentation.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 18/11/2019
Local time: 11:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/11/2019
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Firefighting-equipment./249KY45349

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/respond/249KY45349

Go reference: GO-20191016-PRO-15479780

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: NEUPC Ltd
Postal address: NEUPC Ltd, Phoenix House, 3 South Parade
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 5QX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: s.wells@neupc.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1134871750Internet address: www.neupc.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution Ltd
Postal address: International Dispute Resolution Centre, 70 Fleet Street
Town: London
Postal code: EC4Y 1EU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2075366000
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/10/2019