Supply of composite gully covers
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.
UK-Oldbury: construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
procurement Services, Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street
For the attention of: Lisa Poole
B69 3DB Oldbury
Telephone: +44 1215693815
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: 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
Regional or local authority
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
The supply of composite gully covers.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKG
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 239 000,00 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Sandwell MBC has identified its requirements for the supply of composite road gully gratings in identified hot-spot areas, that have expereinced recurrences of thefts in recent months. The procurement for the initial replacement project is expected to be undertaken within the first six months from the commencement of the framework agreement.
Thereafter subject to the success of the initial replacement project and the identifiacation of additional funding, other replacement projects may be undertaken during the periof of the framework agreement.
It is also the intention of Sandwell MBC & Dudley MBC in the event of wear and tear and occurrences of theft to replace iron gully covers with composite ones as covered by this framework agreement.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
44000000, 44100000, 44110000, 44190000, 44192000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:
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:
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
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
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: None applicable.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Levels of indemnity Insurance as set out in the tender document.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Standards to be met covered by specification and terms and conditions as detailed within the tender document.
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
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
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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: 30.5.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Officers of Sandwell MBC & Transform Sandwell.
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
This tender exercise is being conducted electronically in conjunction with a company called e-Three via their externally hosted web server.
In order to participate and submit a tender you will Need to register on e-Three’s website at the following address:
Then follow the registration procedure. There are self help registration guides and videos to assist you.
Should you have any problems at this stage, e-Three provide both e-mail and telephone support. Links and numbers are listed on the registration page.
Following registration, please confirm by e-mail to: email@example.com in order for your company to be invited to participate.
If you have any technical queries relating to the electronic tendering process, please contact the ESourcing Team at the following e-mail address or contact them directly:
Tel: +44 1215693635.
Tel: +44 1215693809.
Tel: +44 1215693619.
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:17.4.2012