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Supplies - 106572-2016

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30/03/2016    S62

United Kingdom-Leicester: Box files, letter trays, storage boxes and similar articles

2016/S 062-106572

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: ESPO
Postal address: Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Town: Leicester
Postal code: LE19 1ES
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mr Kapil Rajput
Telephone: +44 1162944105

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: ESPO
Postal address: Please see section II.4
Town: Leicester
Postal code: LE19 1ES
Country: United Kingdom

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
Other: local authorιty 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.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
178_17 Supply of Cardboard Storage Products.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKF21 Leicester

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: yes
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Framework for the supply of cardboard and polystyrene storage products for office/commercial use, including file storage boxes, box files, filling modules letter trays, archive storage boxes, magazine files and similar products. Supply of goods will be direct to eligible end-user establishments throughout the UK and where required for the delivery to the ESPO Distribution Centre, Leicester. An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement In order to express an interest in tendering for this future opportunity at the relevant time and/or requesting any further information, please see details below and please ensure you refer to instructions and guidance available: (a) Go to (b) (If you are not already registered) Register your company by selecting the ‘Register' box on the top of the home page, (c) Once registered visit the home page select ‘View Opportunities' then ‘Search Latest Opportunities', from the ‘Organisation' drop down box select ‘ESPO', click search (options) and select the appropriate opportunity ‘178_17 Supply of Cardboard Storage Products’, (d) Express an interest by selecting the ‘Register Interest’ box at the bottom of the screen. You should receive a notification email confirming your expression of interest, (e) Once fully registered, you should download (e) the tender when it becomes available and you are notified via email. Interested parties should also note that final submissions must be made only via ProContract, no other submission route is permitted. Failure to follow this path will result in the tender submission being disregarded. All documents pertaining to this opportunity will be available for download via the ProContract portal at the relevant time. Please ensure you are able to download all files after accessing the ProContract portal. If you have any query regarding the content or require further information, please use the discussion tools provided within the website. If you experience any problems with registration or expression of interest, please refer any queries on Portal operation to or telephone +44 1670597136. Note: You will receive email notifications regarding your expression of interest or other important actions on the system. Email alerts may be blocked by your company’s SPAM filter. Please contact your ICT department to ensure that emails from the domain “” are excluded from the SPAM filter “blocked addresses”.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 600 000 and 800 000 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30199500 Box files, letter trays, storage boxes and similar articles, 22853000 File holders, 30193000 Organisers and accessories, 30193700 File storage box, 39132000 Filing systems

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: 178_17 Supply of Cardboard Storage Products
1)Short description:
Full details on Lots will be provided in the Invitation to tender.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30199500 Box files, letter trays, storage boxes and similar articles

3)Quantity or scope:
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 0 GBP
5)Additional information about lots:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: