Tender for Water Quality Management Services – Nottingham

Tender for Water Quality Management Services – Nottingham

The client owns and maintains many large domestic water systems of varying sizes, nine cooling towers and several district heating systems throughout its campuses.

United Kingdom-Nottingham: Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services

2019/S 146-359741

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The University of Nottingham
Kings Meadow Campus, Lenton Lane
United Kingdom
Contact person: Charles Ellis
E-mail: charles.ellis@nottingham.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKF

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/Universityofnottingham/aspx/Home

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/Universityofnottingham/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/Universityofnottingham/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Service and Maintenance Framework — Water Quality Management Services inc. Legionella

Reference number: PROC CE ITT/1108

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Nottingham via its wholly owned Nottingham University Industrial and Commercial Enterprise Ltd (the Client) is undertaking this procurement exercise to employ a sole contractor to its service and maintenance framework — water quality management services inc. Legionella. The scope includes the inspection, certification and minor services with regard to the Client’s statuary landlord duty. See tender documentation for more details. See Section VI.3) Additional information for other potential users of the service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Client owns and maintains many large domestic water systems of varying sizes, nine (9) cooling towers and several district heating systems throughout its campuses at University Park, Jubilee Campus, Sutton Bonington, King’s Meadow and its medical schools at Derby and QMC Nottingham. The Client is seeking a maintenance service provider who can carry out planned inspection and maintenance works together with any reactive works as part of a water treatment program including the control of legionella bacteria in water systems all as per the current HSC guidance Control of Legionella Bacteria in Water Systems (L8).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion – Name: Cost / Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be in place for a maximum of 5 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

As described in the procurement documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As described in the procurement documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 09/09/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/09/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Eligible contracting authorities include: University of Nottingham (the Client) proposes to make this service available to other contracting authorities and charities within the geographic regions of the East Midlands (Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland). Contracting authorities and charities from other English Counties can be permitted to use this Framework:

(a) contracting authorities as defined in the Public Contract Regulations 2015;

(b) schools and academies as defined in the Education Act 1996;

(c) charities as defined in the Charities Act 2011;

(d) example contracting authorities based in the East Midlands are:

(i) De Montfort University;

(ii) Loughborough University;

(iii) Nottingham Trent University;

(iv) University of Derby;

(v) University of Leicester;

(vi) University of Northampton;

(vii) Nottingham City Council;

(viii) Nottinghamshire County Council;

(ix) Leicester City Council;

(x) Leicestershire County Council;

(xi) Derby City Council;

(xii) Derbyshire County Council;

(xiii) Borough and Parish Councils within the within the geographic regions of the East Midlands.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Regulation 86 and 87 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the contracting authority has incorporated a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period starting from the day when contract award was notified to the bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with a debrief in the award decision at the start of the standstill period including details of their bid in relation to the winning bid comprising the reasons for the decision, the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender, the score of the economic operator and the name of the economic operator to be awarded the contract. Tenderers have a right to appeal provided for within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: