Tender for Public Analyst Services: Analytical Tests

Tender for Public Analyst Services: Analytical Tests

Food products for composition and presence of foreign bodies/material. Animal feed samples. The safety of consumer products. The safety of drinking water. Chemical and investigative analysis of polluted water.Buyer:

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
Tender for the Provision of Public Analyst Services: Analytical Tests
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TENDER FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC ANALYST SERVICES: ANALYTICAL TESTS
 
Tameside MBC, acting as the lead commissioner for the Greater Manchester Public Protection Partnership, is inviting expressions of interest in the above tender.This is an open tender. It is expected that Analytical Tests will cover (this list is not exhaustive):

·         Food products for composition and presence of foreign bodies/material
·         Animal feed samples
·         The safety of consumer products
·         The safety of drinking water
·         Chemical and investigative analysis of polluted water; soils, vegetation and other materials
·         Bulk asbestos and asbestos in air sampling
·         NO2 tubes and other gases
·         Heavy metals and other compounds in air
·         Low level Gamma radiation in foods and vegetation
·         Lead content of motor vehicle fuels
·         Toy safety
·         Any other sample consistent with the work of the Public Analyst

It is the Council’s preliminary view that TUPE Regulations may apply if this contract is awarded to a new provider.

It is proposed that the Contract will commence on 1 July 2013 and will run for a period of three years to 30 June 2016. The Council may, subject to approval and re-negotiation, wish to extend the Contract for a further period of up to two years, in 2 x 1 year contract extensions

The award of the contract will be in keeping with a Best Value approach, which will jointly evaluate quality factors and price.

Contact:
Mrs Kim Greeves
Email Address:
kim.greeves@tameside.gov.uk
Telephone:
0161 342 3656
Address:
Council Offices
Wellington Road
Ashton under Lyne
Lancashire
OL6 6DL
United Kingdom
Key Dates
01/07/2013
30/06/2016
27/02/2013 10:00
19/04/2013 12:00
Other Information
36 (months)
24 (months)
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