Removals and Storage Tender for House of Commons
Removals and Porterage: We have the normal office churn requirement to relocate furniture, furnishings, and crates within and between buildings. In addition we require porterage and transport services for large office relocations, ceremonials, and for dining and conference room set up/re configuration.
UK-London: storage services
Section I: Contracting authority
House of Commons
14 Tothill Street
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
For the attention of: Business Support Team
SW1H 9NB London
Telephone: +44 2072191600
General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
NUTS code UKI
Parliamentary Estates Directorate provides furniture, furnishing and relocation services to the Parliamentary Estate which currently consists of the Palace of Westminster and 10 other key buildings in the vicinity (total GIA around 240 000 m2).
Removals and Porterage: We have the normal office churn requirement to relocate furniture, furnishings, and crates within and between buildings. In addition we require porterage and transport services for large office relocations, ceremonials, and for dining and conference room set up/re configuration. There are peaks and troughs of moves and set-up activity throughout the year.
IT Equipment Relocation:- The requirement will cover the unplugging, disassembling, moving and possible storage of computers and associated IT equipment relative to staff movement within the Parliamentary Estate, and reassembling and reconnecting up to and including powering on and testing that the Network Interface Card (NIC) is responding and informing Parliamentary ICT of any exceptions with the Central Processing Unit (CPU) and network points. This will include a number of outbuildings near to the Palace of Westminster.
A work station set will include all items associated with a workstation and normally include the CPU (PC or laptop and docking station), monitor, keyboard, mouse, printer and associated cables. From time to time larger separate items may need to be moved. The work will extend to the network and may include servers.
Storage: In addition to the above we require storage facilities for stock furniture, stock carpet, historic furniture and the Palace architectural salvage. Historic furniture currently occupies around 3,100 m3 of environmentally-controlled space. Approximately 10,000m3 of stock items are currently held in metal sea freight containers or standard wood containers.
63121100, 98392000, 98341120, 63120000
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire. This may be obtained from the following website http://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/ as described at III.2.3 and must be completed and returned by the deadline given at IV.3.4 below. The pre-qualification questionnaire shall include, but not be limited to, the matters detailed under clauses III.2.2 and III.2.3 below.
The Pre-Qualification Questionnaire will be accessible at the following website http://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk. To be able to access these documents you will need to select the above quoted tender in the “current tenders” list, click on the “view tender details” and express interest by clicking on the button provided. Afterwards, you will need to register your company details, thereafter you will be issued with a username and password. If you have already registered with In-Tend previously, please follow the link shown, this will redirect you to the home page where you can log on using your existing username and password to collect the tender documents. If you have registered and have forgotten your username and password, please click on the forgotten password link on the In-Tend homepage. Please keep this username and password secure, and do not pass it to any third parties. If you are experiencing problems, then please contact the In-Tend helpdesk via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 1332869400 for further assistance. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invitation to tender prior to the closing date as in in IV.3.4. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all the documents in an application like WinZip or WinRar.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As stated in the PQQ.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:8.11.2012