Supply and HIre of Portable Fire Equipment and Signage

Supply and HIre of Portable Fire Equipment and Signage

Maintenance, Repairs, Supply and Hire of Portable Fire Equipment and Signage Sited Within Public Buildings and Schools Maintained By Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.

United Kingdom-Oldbury: Firefighting, rescue and safety equipment

2014/S 022-034437

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Procurement Services, Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street
Contact point(s): Transform Sandwell Procurement Team
For the attention of: David Griffiths
B69 3DB Oldbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1215693619
E-mail: tspcm_team@sandwell.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.sandwell.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.sandwell.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Sandwell MBC In-tend System (See Internet address URL below)
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Sandwell MBC In-tend System (See Internet address URL below)
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Sandwell MBC In-tend System (See Internet address URL below)
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Maintenance, Repairs, Supply and Hire of Portable Fire Equipment and Signage Sited Within Public Buildings and Schools Maintained By Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
NUTS code UKG3

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)

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council are inviting expressions of interest for the Maintenance, Repairs, Supply and Hire of Portable Fire Equipment and Signage sited within Public Buildings and Schools maintained by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.
The contract will involve the contractor to undertake the following works:
1. Carry out servicing of all types of Extinguishers and Blankets, which currently stands at 5965 units, from a monthly schedule provided.
2. Carry out remedial works once approved by council contact when hi-lighted after service has been carried out in the form of a recommendation.
3. To carry out call outs within a week from receipt of call.
4. To supply Extinguishers for hire for Training and Public events – these may be required at short notice.
The above works are to be carried out within the Borough of Sandwell:
Public Buildings
Schools
At the following premises outside the Borough of Sandwell:
Ingestre Hall Arts Centre, Ingestre, Stafford ST18 0RF
Frank Chapman Centre, Ribbesford, Bewdley DY12 2TY
Edgmond Hall High Street, Newport, Gwent
Shenstone Lodge, Lichfield, Staffordshire
The approximate financial value of the works will be circa GBP 200,000 over a 3-year period and the contract period will be a maximum 36 months with an option, dependant on performance and the discretion of the Council of a further 12 months.
The Authority does not guarantee this value.
The Council are following the Restricted procedure for this procurement and the PQQ and related documents will be available to Applicants upon an expression of interest on the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
If you would like to apply for this contract, please visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal. From the homepage click on “Register” to complete the simple registration process. Once you have registered your company, from the homepage enter your email address and password then click “Login”. Once logged into the system, click on “Tenders” from the top menu bar to list all the current opportunities. Once you have found the relevant opportunity you should click on “View Details”. You will then have access to the “Express Interest” button at the bottom of the screen which will provide you with immediate access to the PQQ and related documents.

The last date for expressions of interest on the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal will be 17:00 hrs on 21.2.2014.
All enquiries related to the PQQ should be directed through the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal “Correspondence” function by no later than 17:00 hrs on 21.2.2014. The Council is under no obligation to respond to any enquiries received after this date.
PQQ”s must be submitted through the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal by no later than 12:00 noon on 28.2.2014 which is the date fixed for submission of responses to the PQQ.
For a Step by Step user guide to the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal please click on the “Guidance for Suppliers” section of the website located on the top menu bar.
All procurement responses must be carried out via the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
If you require further assistance in respect of the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal please contact the In-tend support team on +44 8442728810.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35110000, 35111320, 44480000, 35111000, 44482100, 35111300, 39525400

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 266 666 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (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:

Please refer to the PQQ.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please refer to the PQQ.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please refer to the PQQ.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the PQQ.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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 number of operators: 6
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:

SCC125
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: 21.2.2014 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

28.2.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Sandwell MBC 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 Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) 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.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:29.1.2014