Supplies - 130945-2019

21/03/2019    S57

United Kingdom-Leicester: Protective and safety clothing

2019/S 057-130945

Prior information notice

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: ESPO
Postal address: Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UKF21 Leicester
Postal code: LE19 1ES
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Place and Environment Procurement Team
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
Telephone: +44 1162657934
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.espo.org/
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.eastmidstenders.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.eastmidstenders.org
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Local Authority Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

144_19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Clothing

Reference number: 144_19
II.1.2)Main CPV code
35113400 Protective and safety clothing
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Please note this is a prior information notice and tender documentation is not available yet. An ESPO national framework for the supply of personal protective equipment and various clothing (including but not limited to wear for corporate, health and social care, school, leisure, catering and emergency services). The Framework Agreement will be open for use by those users deemed permissible and will operate on the basis of direct award and further competition. To express an interest:

(a) go to www.eastmidstenders.org

(b) register;

(c) search for tender opportunity “144_19”;

(d) express an interest.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and Clothing

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18113000 Industrial clothing
18114000 Coveralls
18140000 Workwear accessories
18220000 Weatherproof clothing
18444000 Protective headgear
18810000 Footwear other than sports and protective footwear
18830000 Protective footwear
33141420 Surgical gloves
33735100 Protective goggles
35113000 Safety equipment
35813000 Military helmets
35815000 Garments for anti-ballistic protection
35815100 Bullet-proof vests
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sub-Lot 1.1 High Visibility Clothing

Sub-Lot 1.2 Coveralls

Sub-Lot 1.3 Head and Face Protection

Sub-Lot 1.4 Eye Protection

Sub-Lot 1.5 Children’s Eye Protection

Sub-Lot 1.6 Ear Protection

Sub-Lot 1.7 Respiratory Protection

Sub-Lot 1.8 Life Saving Equipment

Sub-Lot 1.9 Aprons/Tabards

Sub-Lot 1.10 Protective Footwear

Sub-Lot 1.11 Gloves

Sub-Lot 1.12 Body Armour

Tenders are invited for a national framework agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The Scope of the requirement encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for PPE and clothing which includes but is not limited to: high visibility clothing, coveralls, helmets, eye and face shields, safety googles, disposable respirators, wellingtons, waders, gloves, ear plugs and defenders, safety harnesses, safety vests, body armour and protective footwear.

The following information is applicable to all lots: ESPO has established a commercial trading company, ESPO Trading Limited, whose target clients are third sector organisations such as national and local charities, public sector mutual organisations and other organisations involved in the delivery of services to or for the public sector. The successful Supplier may be asked to enter into an additional separate framework agreement (the Second Framework) with ESPO Trading Limited on materially similar terms to that found in the tender pack to be entered into by ESPO itself.

Any Second Framework agreement will be a purely commercial agreement and will, for the avoidance of doubt, not be governed by the Public Contract Regulations 2015 or other public procurement legislation. ESPO Trading Limited may enter into the second framework agreement with the successful supplier and make it available to third sector clients who themselves are not required to follow the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 or other public procurement legislation. Accordingly, this is provided for bidders' information only.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 07/09/2019
End: 06/09/2021
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

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.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Corporate Workwear

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18140000 Workwear accessories
18222000 Corporate clothing
18223000 Jackets and blazers
18232000 Skirts
18233000 Shorts
18234000 Trousers
18235300 Sweatshirts
18330000 T-shirts and shirts
18423000 Ties
18800000 Footwear
18811000 Waterproof footwear
18813000 Footwear with uppers of leather
18831000 Footwear incorporating a protective metal toecap
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tenders are invited for a national framework agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The Scope of the requirement encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for corporate workwear which includes but is not limited to: t-shirts, polo shirts, sweatshirts, shirts, trousers, blazers, leggings, fleeces, ties, caps, hats, jackets and safety and non-safety footwear.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 07/09/2019
End: 06/09/2021
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

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.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Health and Social Care Workwear

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18110000 Occupational clothing
18231000 Dresses
18234000 Trousers
18318300 Pyjamas
18332000 Shirts
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sub-Lot 3.1 Clothing

Sub-Lot 3.2 Footwear

Tenders are invited for a national framework agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The Scope of the requirement encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for health and social care workwear which includes but is not limited to, full length dresses, maternity dresses, tunics, maternity tunics, shirts, trousers, scrub tops and trousers and patient pyjama tops and trousers.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 07/09/2019
End: 06/09/2021
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

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.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Schoolwear

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18223000 Jackets and blazers
18232000 Skirts
18233000 Shorts
18234000 Trousers
18235200 Cardigans
18235300 Sweatshirts
18330000 T-shirts and shirts
18423000 Ties
18800000 Footwear
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sub-Lot 4.1 Clothing

Sub-Lot 4.2 Laboratory Coats

Sub-Lot 4.3 Children’s Aprons/Smocks/Tabards

Sub-Lot 4.4 Junior Apron

Sub-Lot 4.5 Footwear

Tenders are invited for a national framework agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The Scope of the requirement encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for schoolwear which includes but is not limited to: t-shirts, polo shirts, sweatshirts, cardigans, fleeces, body warmer, blouses, blazers, shirts, ties, skirts, trousers, shorts, hoodies, laboratory coats, aprons and non-safety shoes.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 07/09/2019
End: 06/09/2021
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

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.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Leisurewear

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18221000 Waterproof clothing
18233000 Shorts
18234000 Trousers
18317000 Socks
18331000 T-shirts
18333000 Polo shirts
18412000 Sportswear
18412100 Tracksuits
18412200 Sports shirts
18820000 Sports footwear
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sub-Lot 5.1 Budget Branded Clothing

Sub-lot 5.2 Footwear

Sub-Lot 5.3 Premium Branded Clothing

Sub-Lot 5.4 Sports Bibs

Tenders are invited for a national framework agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The Scope of the requirement encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for leisurewear which includes but is not limited to, t-shirts, polo shirts, jogging bottoms, tracksuits, shorts, jackets, fleeces, trainers and sports bibs.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 07/09/2019
End: 06/09/2021
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

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.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Catering Wear

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18110000 Occupational clothing
18140000 Workwear accessories
18223200 Jackets
18234000 Trousers
18441000 Hats
18443340 Caps
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sub-Lot 6.1 Chefs Headwear and Masks

Sub-Lot 6.2 Disposable Clothing

Sub-Lot 6.3 Clothing

Sub-Lot 6.4 Gloves

Sub-Lot 6.5 Thermal Resistant Gloves

Sub-Lot 6.6 Cold Temperature Gloves

Tenders are invited for a national framework agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The Scope of the requirement encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for catering wear which includes but is not limited to: mesh hats, hair nets, food processing aprons, tabards, disposable clothing, gloves and chef’s jackets and trousers.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 07/09/2019
End: 06/09/2021
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

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.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Fire and Rescue Service Workwear

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18114000 Coveralls
18130000 Special workwear
18223200 Jackets
18232000 Skirts
18233000 Shorts
18234000 Trousers
18331000 T-shirts
18332000 Shirts
18333000 Polo shirts
18444110 Helmets
18811000 Waterproof footwear
18820000 Sports footwear
18831000 Footwear incorporating a protective metal toecap
35113470 Protective shirts or pants
35811100 Fire-brigade uniforms
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot title Lot 7 – Fire and Rescue Service Workwear

Sub-Lot 7.1 Station wear and Footwear

Sub-Lot 7.2 Firefighters Protective Clothing

Sub-Lot 7.3 Firefighters Protective Footwear

Tenders are invited for a national framework agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The Scope of the requirement encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for fire and rescue service workwear which includes but is not limited to: shirts, t-shirts, polo shirts, tunics, trousers, skirts, jackets, fleeces, joggers, shorts, coveralls, helmets, trainers and safety shoes.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 07/09/2019
End: 06/09/2021
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

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.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Police Service Workwear

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18110000 Occupational clothing
18130000 Special workwear
18140000 Workwear accessories
18223200 Jackets
18234000 Trousers
18330000 T-shirts and shirts
18423000 Ties
18425000 Belts
18800000 Footwear
35113400 Protective and safety clothing
35811200 Police uniforms
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sub-Lot 8.1 Clothing

Sub-Lot 8.2 Footwear

Sub-Lot 8.3 High Visibility Clothing

Sub-Lot 8.4 Protective Clothing

Tenders are invited for a national framework agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The Scope of the requirement encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for police service workwear which includes but is not limited to, shirts, t-shirts, polo shirts, fleeces, jackets, protective vests, boots, trainers and safety shoes.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 07/09/2019
End: 06/09/2021
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

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.

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
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
01/05/2019

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

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.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional 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 at 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 and rescue and coastguard emergency services,

— NHS and HSC bodies, including ambulance services,

— registered charities,

— Registered Social Landlords,

— The Corporate Office of the House of Lords, The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons, 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 are available at: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Court of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/03/2019