Security Access Equipment Tender – Reading

Security Access Equipment Tender – Reading

Thames Water Utilities Ltd intends to award one or more Framework Agreements for the provision of security access equipment. 4 Lots.

United Kingdom-Reading: Security, fire-fighting, police and defence equipment

2020/S 173-419350

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Thames Water Utilities Ltd
Postal address: Procurement Support Centre – 3rd Floor East, C/O Mail Room, Rose Kiln Court
Town: Reading
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Postal code: RG2 0BY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement.support.centre@thameswater.co.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.thameswater.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://www.thameswater.co.uk/procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.thameswater.co.uk/procurement
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Secuirty Access Equipment

 

Reference number: FA1530

II.1.2)Main CPV code

35000000 Security, fire-fighting, police and defence equipment

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Thames Water Utilities Ltd intends to award one or more framework agreements for the provision of security access equipment. This will apply across all Thames Water regions and bidders can apply for one or more lots.

The lots being offered are:

Lot 1: Louver Panels, Security Doors, Window Bars, Mesh Covers

Lot 2: Steel Access Covers

Lot 3: Steel and GRP Kiosks

Lot 4: Padlocks, Cylinders, Fence Chains.

Thames Water reserves the right to make no award as a result of this procurement process, or may award in part or in whole.

Suppliers can apply for one, some or all of the lots described above and may be awarded less Lots than originally applied for.

The initial term of the framework agreement will be 3 years with an option to extend up to a maximum of 8 years subject to assessed performance.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 25 480 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 4
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Louver Panels, Security Doors, Window Bars, Mesh Covers

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

35000000 Security, fire-fighting, police and defence equipment
44221200 Doors
44115310 Roller-type shutters
45421100 Installation of doors and windows and related components
44421500 Armoured or reinforced doors
35121000 Security equipment

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of TW Area.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Thames Water requires a supply and install service for louver panels, security doors, window bars and mesh covers. All equipment must have a security rating between SR2-SR5. We are looking to award two or more service providers where we will have mini competition criteria which will apply for each project raised by Thames Water. This criteria will be defined within the terms and conditions.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Thames Water envisages that the contract will be awarded for an initial term of 3 years with an option to extend up to a maximum of 8 years subject to assessed performance.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Thames Water envisages that the contract will be awarded for an initial term of 3 years with an option to extend up to a maximum of 8 years subject to assessed performance.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Steel Access Covers

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

35000000 Security, fire-fighting, police and defence equipment
44423760 Access covers
35121000 Security equipment

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of TW Area.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Thames Water requires a supply and installation of access covers, both flush and upstand to comply with specification as a security product, including a variety of customisations as required such as fall proof and walk-on grids. Covers must have a security rating of SR2-SR5.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 8 512 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Thames Water envisages that the contract will be awarded for an initial term of 3 years with an option to extend up to a maximum of 8 years subject to assessed performance.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Thames Water envisages that the contract will be awarded for an initial term of 3 years with an option to extend up to a maximum of 8 years subject to assessed performance.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Steel and GRP Kiosks

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

35000000 Security, fire-fighting, police and defence equipment
14622000 Steel
35121000 Security equipment

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of TW Area.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Thames Water requires a supply and install service for Steel and GRP Kiosks. All equipment must have a security rating between SR2-SR5. We are looking to award two or more service providers where we will have mini competition criteria which will apply for each project raised by Thames Water. This criteria will be defined within the terms and conditions.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 832 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Thames Water envisages that the contract will be awarded for an initial term of 3 years with an option to extend up to a maximum of 8 years subject to assessed performance.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Thames Water envisages that the contract will be awarded for an initial term of 3 years with an option to extend up to a maximum of 8 years subject to assessed performance.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Padlocks, Cylinders, Fence Chains

 

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

35000000 Security, fire-fighting, police and defence equipment
44521000 Miscellaneous padlocks and locks
44521100 Locks
44521110 Door locks
44521200 Padlocks and chains

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of TW Area.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Thames Water requires a supply and install service for padlocks, cylinders and fence chains. Equipment must comply with the following standards: BS EN 12320, BS EN 1303, BS EN 12209,BS 3621.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 936 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Thames Water envisages that the contract will be awarded for an initial term of 3 years with an option to extend up to a maximum of 8 years subject to assessed performance.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Thames Water envisages that the contract will be awarded for an initial term of 3 years with an option to extend up to a maximum of 8 years subject to assessed performance.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

As detailed in the PQQ

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

As detailed in the PQQ Documentation.

 

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

Bonds and/or parent company guarantees of performance and financial standing may be required.

 

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Specified in the ITN Document.

 

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Consortia may be required to form a legal entity prior to award.

 

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the invitation to negotiation document.

 

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 10

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 23/09/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

Between 3 and 8 years

 

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

 

All suppliers who wish to respond to this notice must request a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) by using the link in Section I.3 of this notice, i.e. https://www.thameswater.co.uk/procurement.

Note that your client may be Thames Water Utilities Ltd or another company within the Kemble Water group structure.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Thames Water Utilities Ltd
Town: Reading
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

 

Thames Water Utilities Ltd will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 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 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

 

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Thames Water Utilities Ltd
Town: Reading
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

02/09/2020