Supply of Alcoholic and Non Alcoholic Drinks

Supply of Alcoholic and Non Alcoholic Drinks

Wirral Borough Council are considering a wholesale provision and wish to appoint a sole supplier for the provision of Beers, Wines, Spirits and Soft Drinks, including the installation and maintenance of associated equipment to the above sites.

UK-Birkenhead: lager

2012/S 194-319016

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Wirral Borough Council
Corporate Procurement, Municipal Building, Cleveland Street
CH41 6BU Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1516663541
E-mail: tenders@wirral.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1516663701

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:

Supply of Alcoholic and Non Alcoholic Beverages including Provision, Installation and Maintenance of Associated Equipment.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
A combination of these
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: within Merseyside.
NUTS code UKD5

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Wirral Borough Council are considering a wholesale provision and wish to appoint a sole supplier for the provision of Beers, Wines, Spirits and Soft Drinks, including the installation and maintenance of associated equipment to the above sites.
This includes point of sale display refrigeration/bottle coolers in all sites, and the specified maintenance, marketing and technical support associated with the storage and sale of the goods.
The contract value is dependent on the level of activity in the Floral Pavilion Theatre & Conference Centre and a number of other Council run sites throughout Wirral.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15961100, 15930000, 15961000, 15940000, 15980000, 15911100

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:

The estimated annual spend is 100 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 300 000 and 900 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract will be for a period of 36 months from 1.4.2013 – 31.3.2016. The contract will have an option to extend for two periods of 36 months until 31.3.2022 subject to performance and Council requirements.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:

As per the supplier questionnaire.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As per the supplier questionnaire.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As per the supplier questionnaire.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per supplier questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per supplier questionaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per supplier questionaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per supplier questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per supplier questionnaire.
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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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:

NWCE 8VNM77
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

20.11.2012 – 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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Supplier must read and adhere to the below.
Suppliers must download tender document and any supplementary documents via The Chest – www.the-chest.org.uk.

Suppliers must completed the supplier questionnaire online and submit the tender document and any other documents via The Chest – www.the-chest.org.uk.

Suppliers must raise any clarifications for both the supplier questionnaire and tender document via The Chest (www.the-chest.org.uk) questions & answers section.

Suppliers must read all questions and answers for supplier questionnaire and tender document on The Chest www.the-chest.org.uk.

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:4.10.2012