Purchase of Key Safes

Purchase of Key Safes

Halton Borough Council is looking to award a contract to a supplier for the purchase of C500 Keysafe’s. This product is purchased to aid the seamless delivery of the domiciliary care and emergency access to individual properties in receipt of a care management service.

Halton Borough Council
The purchase of Key Safes
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Halton Borough Council is looking to award a contract to a supplier for the purchase of C500 Keysafe’s. This product is purchased to aid the seamless delivery of the domiciliary care and emergency access to individual properties in receipt of a care management service.

Halton Borough Council purchase approximately 500 keysafe’s per year and these are ordered in batches of 100 at a time. Due to the nature of the service these are required it is essential that delivery lead times are adhered to.

Please note: These quantities are dependent on the demands of the service and are subject to change.

Halton Borough Council may abandon the bidding process at any time and is not bound to accept any bids and will not be liable under any circumstances whatsoever for the costs bidders incur in preparing the submission.
 
All questions relating to this quotation must be submitted via The Chest’s Question and Answer facility. Please refer to  previously asked questions before asking a question as duplicate questions will not be answered.Both  questions  and answers will either be made public on The Chest or responded to directly to the originator depending on the content.

Halton Borough Council will provide all bidders with their final ranked position only after the evaluation process is complete upon request via The Chest’s Question and Answer facility.
 
Decisions are usually made 2 weeks following the closing date of the ARFQ.

Acceptance of offers

               You should note that: –

 
a.    The Council reserves the right not to accept the lowest, or any, quotationb.    The Council reserves the right not to consider any bid which exceeds the indicative budget

c.    The Council reserves the right to accept the whole or defined lots of the quotation without accepting the remainder.

 d.    Acceptance of a quotation/award of contract will be by written communication from the Council via the chest.

This Contract is not an exclusive provider/supplier contract

Access to information

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Council may be required to
disclose either information about your bid or the quotation itself, including your price or range of prices once a contract is awarded and information that you may  regard as commercially sensitive.  Requests for non-disclosure must accompany your tender and include clear and substantive justification together with a time limit when any confidential information could be disclosed.

 Transparency of spend

If you are awarded this contract, any individual payments made to you over £500 will be published in our transparency data on the Councils web page

The Councils standard terms and conditions relating to orders and payment are available on the chest and acceptance of them is a requirement for trading with the Council. Additionally there may be further terms and conditions relating to the purchase of individual goods and services contained in the draft Contract enclosed as part of the ARFQ. Suppliers are advised to fully consider these before submitting a quotation.

 

Contact:
Ms Rachel Doyle
Email Address:
rachel.doyle@halton.gov.uk
Telephone:
Address:
Kingsway House
Kingsway
Widnes
Cheshire
WA8 7EA
United Kingdom
Key Dates
01/05/2014
30/04/2015
10/04/2014 16:30
22/04/2014 10:00
Other Information
12 (months)
36 (months)
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