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United Kingdom-Leicester: Bedroom, dining room and living-room furniture
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.espo.org/
Section II: Object
87_18 Leisure and Residential Furniture.
The supply and delivery of leisure and residential furniture including living, eating, sleeping and specialist furniture for delivery direct to individual customer establishments. An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement. To tender: (a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org, (b) Register (c) Search for tender opportunity ‘87_18’ d) Express an interest (e) Download the tender from the website.
Leisure and Residential Furniture — Dealing Direct
The supply, delivery and installation of a comprehensive range of residential and leisure furniture to individual customer establishments. Delivery is to be available nationally and customers will deal directly with the awarded suppliers.
The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.
Smart Buy Leisure and Residential Furniture
The supply, delivery and installation of a Smart Buy leisure and residential furniture range to be advertised in the ESPO general catalogue for direct delivery to individual customer establishments.
Leisure and Residential Furniture — Living, Eating and Sleeping
The supply, delivery and installation of residential and leisure furniture to individual customer establishments.
Beds and Mattresses
The supply, delivery and installation of beds and mattresses to individual customer establishments.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU, the Framework Agreement is open for use by Public Bodies (defined https://www.espo.org/ESPO/media/Documents/FAQs/ESPO-s_powers_to_trade__website_-2016-12-22.pdf) that also fall into one of the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authorities; Educational Establishments (including Academies); Central Government Departments and Agencies; Police, Fire & Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords; or any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal
ESPO will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by ESPO as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2105 No. 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.