Tender for Managed Launderette Services

Tender for Managed Launderette Services

The University is seeking proposals in providing first-class, innovative and modern launderette facilities, which are both flexible and effective in meeting the needs of both the University and its student residents throughout the contract period.

UK-Aberdeen: Installation services of laundry washing, dry-cleaning and drying machines

2013/S 040-064349

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Aberdeen
University Office, King’s College
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Contracts Officer
AB24 3FX Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224274467
Fax: +44 1224273875

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/procurement

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00102

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

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of Managed Launderette Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Aberdeen.
NUTS code UKM50

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 University is seeking proposals in providing first-class, innovative and modern launderette facilities, which are both flexible and effective in meeting the needs of both the University and its student residents throughout the contract period. A fundamental part of the services package offered to resident students, is a managed launderette facility, provided by third parties.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=256188

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=256188

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

51543400

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 430 000 and 450 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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:

Jointly and severally liable.
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: Please see Supplier Questionnaire attached.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see Supplier Questionnaire attached.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see Supplier Questionnaire attached.
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:

AU13/2.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

8.4.2013 – 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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 8.4.2013 – 12:00
Place:

via Public Contracts Scotland portal

Section VI: Complementary information

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

All submissions must be returned electronically via the Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) portal only by 12 noon on the above date. We will not accept submissions through any other means.
Important: It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that electronic submissions are received by the stated deadline. Submissions (whether in part or whole) received after the deadline will not be considered, regardless of the reason for non-receipt by 12 noon on the date stated above (for example, applicant technical/server fault). Tenders will not be accepted in hard copy format or via fax.
(SC Ref:256188).
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 University of Aberdeen will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day Standstill Period following electronic notification to unsuccessful applicants of the award decision.An Economic Operator that suffers, risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts Scotland Regulations may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21.2.2013