Supply and Installation of Autoclaves to Public Health England

Supply and Installation of Autoclaves to Public Health England

The Public Health England is seeking to replace four autoclaves which have reached the end of their useful life cycle.

United Kingdom-Salisbury: Autoclaves

2018/S 159-364124

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Public Health England
Manor Farm Road, Porton Down
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2073276677
NUTS code: UK
I.2)Information about joint procurement


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Supply and Installation of Autoclaves

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Public Health England (PHE) is seeking to replace four autoclaves which have reached the end of their useful life cycle. The autoclaves are situated at PHE’s laboratories located at Addenbrooke’s Hospital at Cambridge. The new autoclaves will be used to make the infectious waste, including hazard group 3 pathogens safe.

This opportunity covers decommissioning and phased removal of the obsolete units, as well as the design, supply, installation, commissioning and testing of new autoclaves.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

PHE’s laboratories located at Addenbrooke’s Hospital at Cambridge

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The proposals must include but not be limited to provision of:

— Steam heated autoclaves of an equivalent capacity to the obsolete units, capable to thermally decontaminate biologically contaminated waste before release for incineration.,

— All interconnecting pipework,

— Control System for the above items capable of recording decontamination cycle parameters,

— Connection of local services and utilities,

— Appropriate chamber furniture, shelves, trolleys.

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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

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend the service cover for the lifetime of the equipment.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 079-175984

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

Date: 19/09/2018
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/09/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Public Health England
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: