Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Livingstone House, Chadwick Street
For the attention of: Dale Foster
General address of the contracting entity: www.yorkshirewater.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Sludge Mixing Systems.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKE
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: 5
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 0 and 3 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Yorkshire Water Services (YWS) seeks to create Framework(s) for Sludge Mixing systems to ensure sustained efficient operation of Yorkshire Water Assets. The proposed frameworks Term will be for 5 years with the option to extend for a further 3 years
The successful supplier will be appointed on the basis of offering the least Whole Life Cost (WLC). The scope will include the provision of : Systems Design,Technical Support, Supply, Delivery, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance.
It is anticipated that YW will appoint a single supplier for this framework. However the framework will cover a range of technologies and in the event there is significant adverse variance in WLC across the technologies covered by this framework then it may be necessary to award individual frameworks for each technology.
This Framework will be used directly by both YW and its partners in the delivery and maintenance of its capital programme.
The successful organisation will operate against an agreed Framework Operating Methodology to ensure the right assets are selected.
It is anticipated, even if the extension is exercised that the overall expenditure against this framework will not exceed £3 Million
All volumes / Spend statements within this document are indicative, and do not constitute a guarantee or promise of this or any volume / spend with any supplier.
Scope of Proposed Framework:
1. Provision of technical support.
2. Supply of Sludge Mixing systems and any associated accessories and spares.
3. Installation and Commissioning.
4. Ongoing maintenance.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
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
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 60 (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:
There is no guarantee of work under this framework. Yorkshire Water may call off work directly or Contract Partners may be asked to call off the framework under an NEC subcontract arrangement.
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: ..
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
15.8.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Yorkshire Water uses an independent Facilities Management Team to open tenders.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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: