Pipes and Fittings Sutton and East Surrey Water

Pipes and Fittings Sutton and East Surrey Water

Framework Agreement for the supply of Polyethylene Pipe and fittings suitable for the transmission of Potable Water.

UK-Redhill: water mains

2012/S 95-158057

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Sutton and East Surrey Water
Sutton and East Surrey Water, London Road, Surrey
Contact point(s): Ian Adams – Operations Manager (Contracts)
For the attention of: Simon Thomson – Project Engineer
RH1 1LJ Redhill
Telephone: +44 1737772000
E-mail: simont@waterplc.com
Fax: +44 1737766807

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.waterplc.com

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

Framework Agreement for the supply of Polyethylene Pipe and fittings suitable for the transmission of Potable Water.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London Road.
RH1 1LJ.
NUTS code UKJ23

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 a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 000 000,00 GBP

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

The supply of HPPE and MDPE pipe for the transmission of potable water, together with associated ancillary fittings from August 2012 to August 2017. All pipe and fittings must be approved for the use in Potable Water Networks in accordance with the Drinking Water Inspectorate Regulation 31.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44161200 – AB08 – KA10, 44162500 – AB08 – KA10

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about 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:

To supply the aforementioned Potable water mains and ancillary items between 25mm to 355mm HPPE external diameter inclusive. Purchases undertaken as required by the Company on individual purchase orders utilising our Standard terms of purchase. The framework will commence in August 2012 and conclude in August 2017.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 000 000,00 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

Duration in months: 60 (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:

SESW reserve the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The seller is entitled to invoice, in GBP, on or after the delivery of the goods. The buyer is to pay the seller the price of the goods within 30 days of the date of the invoice.
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: yes
Description of particular conditions: The performance of the Contract is subject to particular conditions laid out in the specification.
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

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

IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: May 2017.
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:

Interested parties requiring more information should contact the person named in section (I.1) by email by the date contained within section IV.3.3 of this notice.
The purchaser will then send out additional information and require the interested parties to provide information to be considered for selection to Tender. The due date for the required information is contained within section IV.3.4 of this notice.
On completion of the selection process, successful tenders will receive tender documentation and an envelope in which to return their Tender. Tenders will be evaluated and unsuccessful parties will receive a letter explaining why they have been unsuccessful. Details of the selection and award criteria will be contained within the 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: A standstill period will be incorporated at the point information on the award of the Framework Agreement is communicated to Tenderers. That Notification will provide information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 Calender days, provides time for unsuccessful Tenderers to challenge the award decision before the Contract is entered into. The Utilities Contracts Regulations (SI 2006 No 6) 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.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.5.2012