Student Uniform Tender

Student Uniform Tender

The University has decided to invite proposals from qualified suppliers to provide student uniforms to the Faculty of Health and Social Care.

United Kingdom-Canterbury: Special workwear

2013/S 140-243382

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Canterbury Christ Church University
Rochester House, St George’s Place, Kent
For the attention of: Ian Riddell
CT1 1UT Canterbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1227767700
E-mail: ian.riddell@canterbury.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.canterbury.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/support/purchasing/buyer-profile.asp

Electronic access to information: http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/support/purchasing/Tenders/student-uniforms/student-uniforms.asp

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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

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

Supplies
NUTS code UKJ4
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)

The University has decided to invite proposals from qualified suppliers to provide student uniforms to the Faculty of Health and Social Care. The Faculty has spent 5 years working on a research project to develop uniforms which incorporate an antimicrobial finish to combat hospital acquired infections and now wishes to award a 2 year contract for the supply of these items.
The specific items required by the Faculty include nurses tunics, trousers, scrubs and polo shirts.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18130000

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

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

The contract is for the supply of approximately 5 000 garments per year across a range of different styles including nurses tunics, trousers, scrubs and polo shirts.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 50 000 and 60 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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
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
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

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As described in the University’s pre-qualification questionnaire which can be downloaded from: http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/support/purchasing/Tenders/student-uniforms/student-uniforms.asp
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 19.8.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

19.8.2013 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

6.9.2013
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
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

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:19.7.2013