Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
London Borough of Southwark
160 Tooley Street
For the attention of: Deborah McKenzie
SE1P 5LX London
Telephone: +44 2075250870
General address of the contracting authority: www.southwark.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.southwark.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: no
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Honor Oak Crematorium: procurement and installation of mercury abatement plant.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The offices that are to be served are mainly within the London Borough of Southwark.
NUTS code UKI1
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 contracting authority is seeking to invite competitive tenders for the supply and installation of mercury abatement plant that will ensure that the two cremators at Honor Oak Crematorium achieve compliance to DEFRA PG5/2(04). The contract includes a requirement that the mercury abatement plant and cremators are serviced annually.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
42350000, 45215300, 98371120
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:
It is anticipated that installation of the mercury abatement plant will commence in the Summer of 2012 and will be completed by no later than the end of 2012. The contractor will, subject to the terms and conditions of the contract, be expected to maintain the mercury abatement plant and the two cremators until 2023. The time-limit for completion of the contract specified in II.2.3) is the time-limit for the supply and installation of the mercury abatement plant.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 272 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The contract will include an on-going obligation to maintain the mercury abatement plant and cremators until 2023. The terms and conditions of this maintenance obligation are set out in the invitation to tender. The estimated value of the contract that is set out in II.2.1) includes the cost of this maintenance obligation.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 4 (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:
As set out in the invitation to tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The contracting authority’s terms and conditions, as stated in the invitation to tender.
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 set out in Articles 44-52 of Directive 2004/18 and Regulations 23-26 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. Tenders must be in accordance with the instructions outlined in the invitation to tender that is available from the address in I.1 above.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See III.2.1 above.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See III.2.1 above.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 48-50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23-26 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the invitation to tender that is available from the address in I.1 above.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the invitation to tender.
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
Envisaged minimum number 6: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the invitation to tender.
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: 17.4.2012
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
At the address that is set out in I.1 above.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Members and authorised officers of the contracting authority only.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Please contact the person whose contact details are set out in I.1 above.