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United Kingdom-Leicester: Signs and related items
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
The ESPO national framework intends to provide a national solution for Signs.
The framework will be awarded by Lot on a National basis.
The tender will be broken down into the following Lots:
The Lot structure:
Lot 1 — Health and Safety and Related Signs;
Lot 2 — Corporate Signs;
Lot 3 — Road Name Signs;
Lot 4 — Electronic Signs;
Lot 5 — Interactive Wayfinding Signs;
Lot 6 — Vehicle Livery.
To tender: (a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org, (b) Register (c) Search for tender opportunity 344_18 d) Express an interest (e) Download the tender from the website.
Health and Safety Signs
The supply of Health and Safety signage.
The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 12 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.
The supply of Corporate signage.
The supply of Road signage.
The supply of Electronic signage.
Interactive Wayfinding Signs
The supply of Interactive Wayfinding signage.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
ESPO shall monitor the financial stability of the awarded Suppliers during the period of the Framework Agreement by reference to credit ratings agency reports. ESPO shall obtain a credit score for the Supplier on or before the Framework Start Date as a base score and where a significant change is identified over the life of the Framework Agreement, ESPO reserves the right to investigate the reasons for this significant change. Depending on the severity of the offences involved, it will be at the sole discretion of ESPO to suspend or even permanently remove the Supplier from the Framework Agreement.
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
An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement.
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.