Plumbing Materials Tender

Plumbing Materials Tender

To supply plumbing materials to our Stores Department at, Gipping House, Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate, Ipswich. This contract will run for three years and commence in December 2013.

UK-Ipswich: Plumbing equipment

2013/S 119-202901

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Ipswich Borough Council
Russell Road
Contact point(s): suffolksourcing.co.uk
For the attention of: Louise Field
IP1 2DE Ipswich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1473433905
E-mail: louise.field@ipswich.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk

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
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Plumbing Materials Tender.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
NUTS code UKH14

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)

To supply plumbing materials to our Stores Department at, Gipping House, Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate, Ipswich. This contract will run for three years and commence in December 2013.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39715300, 44115210, 44115200, 45330000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:

The authority may require a parent company guarantee if the contract is awarded to a subsidiary company. A performance bond may be required if the contract value exceeds 1,000,000 GBP.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please see the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability will be required if a group of economic operators is awarded the contract and a lead contractor must be appointed.
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: Economic operators who express an interest in the contract will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The authority will select economic operators to be invited to tender in accordance with regulations 23–26 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
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:

IBC00255
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

19.7.2013 – 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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
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

The time limit stated in IV.3.4 is for returning the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. Requests to participate may only be made by obtaining and completing the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and returning it to the contracting authority at the address stated in I.1.1. The address and time limit for the return of tenders will be stated in the tender documents, which will be sent to those candidates who are selected to participate. All dates and time periods specified in this notice are provisional and the contracting authority reserves the right to change them. The authority reserves the right not to award the contract. It reserves the right not to proceed with all or any part of the project detailed at II.1 above and in no circumstances will it be responsible for any costs incurred by economic operators as a result of the publication of this notice or otherwise in connection with their tenders.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Head of Corporate Services (Monitoring Officer)
Grafton House 15-17 Russell Road
IP1 2DE Ipswich
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://ipswich.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The authority will allow a standstill period of at least 10 days at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) provide for an economic operator who has suffered or risks suffering loss or damage by a breach of the regulations to take proceedings in the High Court. Proceedings must normally be started within 30 days of the date when the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting proceedings had arisen.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:18.6.2013