Office furniture supply for the New Down Council Administration Centre

Office furniture supply for the New Down Council Administration Centre

Down District Council

UK-Downpatrick: furniture

2012/S 12-019051

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Down District Council
24 Strangford Road
Contact point(s): Building and Estates
For the attention of: Marie McKee
BT30 6SR Downpatrick
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2844610868
E-mail: estates.management@downdc.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2844610860

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.downdc.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1815

Further information can be obtained from: Down District Council
24 Strangford Road
Contact point(s): Building and Estates
For the attention of: Marie McKee
BT30 6SR Downpatrick
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2844610868
E-mail: estates.management@downdc.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2844610860
Internet address: www.downdc.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Down District Council
24 Strangford Road
Contact point(s): Building and Estates
For the attention of: Marie McKee
BT30 6SR Downpatrick
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2844610868
E-mail: estates.management@downdc.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2844610860
Internet address: www.downdc.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Down District Council
24 Strangford Road
Contact point(s): Clerk and Chief Executive
For the attention of: John Dumigan
BT30 6SR Downpatrick
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2844610868
Internet address: www.downdc.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Office furniture supply for the New Down Council Administration Centre.
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: Ardglass Road, Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland.
NUTS code UKN03

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)

Co-ordination, supply and fit of general office furniture for approximately 150 staff. Further details are contained within the tender documents.
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=85259.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39100000, 39110000, 39132000, 39153000, 39263100

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:

Office furniture to accommodate 150 staff and a budget not to exceed 400 000,00 GBP.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
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:

A bond to the value of the contract may be requested.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Delivery payment.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint venture if consortium.
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 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.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A statement of the candidate’s average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years;
(2) 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;
(3) All candidates will be required to provide certification drawn up by an independent body attesting the compliance of the economic operator with quality assurance standards based on the relevant European standards;
(4) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 3 years, detailing the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; the consideration received; the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the services were provided;
(5) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures;
(6) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
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 number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: See issued supporting documents.
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:
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

16.2.2012 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

1.3.2012
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

(MT Ref:85259).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Down District Council
24 Strangford Road
BT30 6SR Downpatrick
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: stephen.wright@downdc.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2844610800

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:

17.1.2012