UK-Wolverhampton: protective and safety clothing

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Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

    Contact: www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk
    Wolverhampton City Council
    Civic Centre, St Peters Square
    Wolverhampton
    WV1 1RL
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Email: corporate.procurement@wolverhampton.gov.uk

    Internet address(es):

    General address of the contracting authority: www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

    Address of the buyer profile: http://www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk

    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

    Regional or local authority

  • I.3) Main activity

    General public services

  • 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:

      WOL - Supply of Corporate Uniform (Workwear) and Protective Clothing - 2012.

    • 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: Wolverhampton and other local authorities if they wish to participate across the West Midlands.

      NUTS code UKG

    • 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: 2

      Duration of the framework agreement

      Duration in years: 4

      Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

      Estimated value excluding VAT:

      Range: between 1 and 250 000 GBP

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

      Wolverhampton City Council requires a suitable contractor(s) to provide the Supply of Corporate Uniform (Workwear) and Protective Clothing. These goods will be purchased on an ad-hoc basis.

      The Councils estimated expenditure for these goods is 57 700 GBP per annum. This information is given for guidance purposes only and must not be taken as a guaranteed level of business.

      The contract will be established to provide these goods to a number of Service Areas within the Council. Goods will therefore be delivered to sites around the City.

      Description.

      The contract will be divided into 2 Lots as described below:

      Lot 1 - Supply of Corporate Uniform (Workwear).

      Lot 2 - Supply of Protective Clothing.

      A contractor may be awarded one lot or both lots. The Council does not envisage awarding the contract to more than one contractor for each lot.

      Classification codes associated with this project are: 141100 141200 141300 141400 149999.

      These codes are those used by the Council to assist prospective contractors identify relevant tendering opportunities on the Black Country Tendering Portal - In-Tend. This portal can be found at http://www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk.

    • II.1.6) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

      35113400, 18000000, 18830000

    • II.1.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

      The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

    • 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: yes

  • II.2) Quantity or scope of the contract

    • II.2.1) Total quantity or scope:

      Lot 1 - Supply of Corporate Uniform (Workwear) - The Councils estimated expenditure for this Lot is £27,500. This information is for guidance purposes only and must not be taken as a guaranteed level of business.

      Lot 2 - Supply of Protective Clothing - The Councils estimated expenditure for this Lot is 30 200 GBP. This information is for guidance purposes only and must not be taken as a guaranteed level of business.

    • II.2.2) Information about options

      Not provided

    • II.2.3) Information about renewals

      Not provided

  • II.3) Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

    Starting 1.3.2013. Completion 28.2.2015

Information about lots

  • Lot No: 1

    • Lot title: Supply of Corporate Uniform (Workwear)

  • 1) Short description

    This Lot is for the supply of Corporate Uniform (Workwear) and includes, but is not limited to, items such as polo shirts, sweatshirts, fleeces, and trousers.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    18110000, 18330000, 18230000, 18220000, 18210000, 18113000, 18140000, 18130000, 18114000, 18200000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Estimated value excluding VAT:

    Range: between 1 and 110 000 GBP

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Starting 1.3.2013. Completion 28.2.2017

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    The initial period of the contract is to 28th February 2015. There is an option to extend to 2017 at the Councils sole discretion.

    The estimated expenditure of this Lot is given for guidance purposes only and must not be taken as a guaranteed level of business.

    A contractor may be awarded one lot or both lots. The Council does not envisage awarding the contract to more than one contractor for each lot.

  • Lot No: 2

    • Lot title: Supply of Protective Clothing

  • 1) Short description

    This Lot is for the supply of Protective Clothing.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    18000000, 18400000, 18440000, 18830000, 18800000, 18444200, 18142000, 18140000, 18143000, 18141000, 18444000, 18444100

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Estimated value excluding VAT:

    Range: between 1 and 120 800 GBP

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Starting 1.3.2013. Completion 28.2.2017

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    The initial period of the contract is to 28.2.2015. There is an option to extend to 2017 at the Councils sole discretion.

    The estimated expenditure of this Lot is given for guidance purposes only and must not be taken as a guaranteed level of business.

    A contractor may be awarded one lot or both lots. The Council does not envisage awarding the contract to more than one contractor for each lot.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

  • III.1) Conditions relating to the contract

    • III.1.1) Deposits and guarantees required:

      Details of the deposits and bonds required by the Council will be set out in the contract documents.

    • III.1.2) Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

      Details of the main terms and conditions of financing and payment will be set out in the contract documents.

    • 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

      Not provided

  • III.2) Conditions for participation

    • III.2.1) Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

      Not provided

    • III.2.2) Economic and financial ability

      Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All bidders will be asked to confirm in a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire that none of the conditions set out in Article 45 of Directive 2004/18/EC apply to their organisation or expression of interest.

      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.

    • III.2.3) Technical capacity

      Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

      Bidders will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC.

      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

      As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.

    • III.2.4) Information about reserved contracts

      Not provided

  • III.3) Conditions specific to services contracts

    • III.3.1) Information about a particular profession

      Not provided

    • III.3.2) Staff responsible for the execution of the service

      Not provided

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 number of operators: 5

      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.

    • IV.1.3) Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

      Not provided

  • 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:

      PC24

    • IV.3.2) Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

      no

    • IV.3.3) Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

      Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 31.8.2012

      Payable documents: no

    • IV.3.4) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

      7.9.2012 - 15:00

    • IV.3.5) Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

      26.9.2012

    • 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

      Not provided

    • IV.3.8) Conditions for opening tenders

      Not provided

Section VI: Complementary information

  • VI.1) Information about recurrence

    This is a recurrent procurement: yes

    Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2016.

  • 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

    Interest in this contract process should be expressed via the Black Country Tendering Portal http://www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk.The Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the contract. The Council also reserves the right not to award a contract or to award a contract for parts or part of the services only.

    The Council will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by bidders in preparing their PQQ or tender submissions.Under this [procurement / project] the [contractor / developer] is required to actively participate in the economic and social regeneration of the locality of and surrounding the place of delivery for the [procurement / project]. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.

  • VI.4) Procedures for appeal

    • VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures

      See VI.4.2

      Body responsible for mediation procedures

      See VI.4.2
    • VI.4.2) Lodging of appeals

      Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council has voluntarily decided to incorporate a standstill period at the point when information on the proposed award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of ten calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by any breach of the Councils obligations may take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

    • VI.4.3) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

      Not provided

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

    10.8.2012