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Framework Agreement for the supply of Educational Materials – Plumbing, Ceramics, Heating and Ventilation Materials and Equipment.

UK-Wiltham: Plumbing equipment

2013/S 091-154893

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Tenet Education Services
Tenet Education Services, 1st Floor, 6 Atlantic Square, Station Road
For the attention of: Kieren Stockwell-Smith
CM8 2TL Wiltham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7765232684
E-mail: kieren.stockwell-smith@tenetservices.com
Fax: +44 1376515970

Further information can be obtained from: Tenet Education Services Ltd
First Floor, 6 Atlantic Sqaure Station Road
Contact point(s): Mr Kieren Stockwell-Smith
SM8 2TL Witham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7765232684
E-mail: kieren.stockwell-smith@tenetservices.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

East Berkshire College – Framework Agreement for the supply of Educational Materials – Plumbing, Ceramics, Heating and Ventilation Materials and Equipment.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: East Berskhire College – NUTS Code UKJ,
Basingstoke College of Technology – NUTS Code UKJ,
South Devon College – NUTS Code UKK,
Hartlepool College – NUTS Code UKC,
Darlington College – NUTS Code UKC,
Stockton Riverside College – NUTS Code UKC,
Redcar and Cleveland College – NUTS Code UKC,
Richmond College – NUTS Code UKI,
College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London – NUTS Code UKI,
Epping Forest College – NUTS Code UKH.
NUTS code UKZ

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 several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 25
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 800 000 and 900 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

East Berkshire College is collaborating with Basingstoke College of Technology, Hartlepool College, Darlington College, Stockton Riverside College, Redcar and Cleveland College, Epping Forest College, Richmond College, South Devon College and College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London College for the establishment of a Framework Agreement to fulfil supply requirements for educational materials and supplies for their Plumbing courses curriculum delivery over the next 3 years. The Collaborative Tender is for the supply and delivery of Plumbing, Ceramics, Heating and Ventilation materials and supplies at each of the establishment’s respective locations.
The aim of the tender is to establish a Framework Agreement for each of the lots described below, the purpose of which is to identify a list of preferred suppliers for each regional area and to call off products and services during the Framework period.
Suppliers who are selected will be requested to quote for individual lots as outlined below and identify economies of scale where more than one lot is bid for. Admission to the Framework will be awarded on the basis of most economically advantageous tender and proposed quality of products and services as detailed in the Award Criteria that will be used within the Invitation to Tender.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39715300, 44115200, 44115210, 39715000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

Value below is the estimated total Framework Agreement value range for the duration of the initial 3 year Framework Agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 800 000 and 900 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The initial Framework Agreement period is for 3 years with scope to for extensions for a further period or periods of any duration, but in any case, the total duration of any extension shall not exceed 12 months from the last day of the initial Framework Agreement period.
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)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: South East

1)Short description

Covering:
Berkshire, West Berkshire, Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell Forrest, Windsor & Maidenhead, Slough, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes, Hampshire, East Sussex, Brighton & Hove, Southampton, Portsmouth, Isle of White, Kent, Medway, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39715300, 44115200, 44115210, 39715000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: South West

1)Short description

Covering:
Somerset, Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Swindon, Dorset, Poole, Bournemouth, Devon, Torbay, Plymouth, Cornwall, Isles of Scilly.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39715300, 44115200, 44115210, 39715000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: North East

1)Short description

Covering:
Northumberland, Durham, Darlington, Hartlepool, Stockton-On-Tees, North Yorkshire, Redcar & Cleveland, Middlesbrough.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39715300, 44115200, 44115210, 39715000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: London

1)Short description

Covering:
Greater London, City of London, City of Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham, Wandsworth, Lambeth, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Islington, Camden, Brent, Ealing, Hounslow, Greenwich, and Bexley, Havering, Barking & Dagenham, Redbridge, Newham, Waltham Forest, Haringey, Enfield, Barnet, Harrow, Hillingdon.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39715300, 44115200, 44115210, 39715000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: East Anglia

1)Short description

Covering:
Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridge, Norfolk, Suffolk, Luton, Peterborough, Thurrock, Southend-on-Sea.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39715300, 44115200, 44115210, 39715000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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:

Where a consortium or other grouping of suppliers submits a bid, such consortia or grouping must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the Contracting Authority on all matters relating to the Contract. All consortium members or grouping will be required to be jointly and serverlly liable in respect of the obligations and liabilities relating to the contract.
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
In the first instance, candidates should register with www.tenet4tenders.com

and express and interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under ‘Latest Opportunities’ section of the tenet4tenders homepage. A pre-qualification questionnaire will need to be completed and returned (via www.tenet4tenders.com) as part of the request to participate process.

Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of enrolment on professional or trade registers and details on whether bankruptcy, convictions of professional misconduct, non payment relating to social security contributions or taxes applies to the economic operator.
Economic operators may be excluded from participation if any of these circumstances applies. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
In the first instance, candidates should register with www.tenet4tenders.com

and express and interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under
‘Latest Opportunities’ section of the tenet4tenders homepage. A
pre-qualification questionnaire will need to be completed and returned (via
www.tenet4tenders.com) as part of the request to participate process.

Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process
details of turnover, profit and capital and reserves for previous 3 years. Any
candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing false or
inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue
with the process.

III.2.3)Technical capacity
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: yes

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 minimum number 5: and maximum number 25
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The Selection Criteria can be found in the Request to Participate (Pre-Qualification Questionnaire) documentation.
The envisaged number of operators per LOT will be 5, envisiaged number of operators for the entire framework will be 25 operators.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price
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:
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

17.6.2013 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

24.6.2013
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 2.8.2013 – 13:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Karen Tanner – PA to Principal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 30 Months from Contract start date, depending on whether extension periods are taken up.
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

Section II.3) – Dates refer to the initial 3 year Framework Agreement period and do not include the option of the 1 year extension.
Section iV.3.5) – Dates are an estimate.
Section IV.3.8) – Conditions for opening tenders, Date: 02/08/2013, dates are an estimate, Time 14:00, East Berskhire College.
In the first instance, candidates should register with www.tenet4tenders.com and express and interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under ‘Latest Opportunities’ section of the tenet4tenders homepage. A pre-qualification questionnaire will need to be completed and returned (via www.tenet4tenders.com) as part of the request to participate process. The questionnaire will cover area management, company structure and financial information, quality assurance policies, health and safety, evidence of similar experience and references.

The Contracting Authority shall not be under any obligation to accept the lowest tender or any tender. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the entire or parts of the tender, without such an action conferring any right to compensation on the Tenderers.
The Contracting Authority has no liability to settle any cost incurred by the tenderer as a result of the tendering procedure.

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: The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period (or 15 days if non electronic methods used) at the point that information on the award of the Framework Agreement is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of the Framework Agreement has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:8.5.2013