Services - 170726-2019

11/04/2019    S72

United Kingdom-Manchester: Technical inspection and testing services

2019/S 072-170726

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NWUPC Ltd
Postal address: NWUPC Ltd, Albert House, 17 Bloom Street
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: M1 3HZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Natasha Peacock
E-mail: natasha.peacock@manchester.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1612348003

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.nwupc.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nwupc/aspx/Home

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: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nwupc/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nwupc/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Sub-Central Contracting Authority
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

Portable Appliance (PAT) and Fixed Wire (FWT) Testing

Reference number: EFM3082 NW
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71630000 Technical inspection and testing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The NWUPC is seeking to establish a multi-provider Framework Agreement on behalf of the members of NWUPC, CPC, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, SUPC and NEUPC for Portable Appliance (PAT) and Fixed Wire (FWT) Testing. Members referred to in the OJEU Notice may also participate in the Framework Agreement. This Framework Agreement will commence on 1.7.2019 for an initial period of 24 months until 30.6.2021 with the option to extend the Agreement for 12 months until 30.6.2022 and a further 12 months until 30.6.2023 subject to satisfactory Economic Operator performance. The Framework Agreement will be split into 5 lots as follows:

Lot 1: Portable Appliance Testing (England and Wales);

Lot 2: Fixed Wire Testing (England, Northern Ireland and Wales);

Lot 3: Portable Appliance Testing (Scotland);

Lot 4: Fixed Wire Testing (Scotland);

Lot 5: Portable Appliance Testing (Northern Ireland).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 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:

Lot 1: Portable Appliance Testing (England and Wales)

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71630000 Technical inspection and testing services
71631000 Technical inspection services
71632000 Technical testing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

See tender documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Portable Appliance Testing includes, but is not limited to, the following scope:

— the provision to undertake a comprehensive portable appliance testing and microwave testing service in accordance with manufacturers guidelines,

— the IET code of practice for in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment,

— any relevant British Standards,

— the health and safety executive and industry best practice.

Awarded suppliers will be responsible for the identification, inspection testing and repair services for a range of electrical equipment.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Customer requirements / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/07/2019
End: 30/06/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 month extensions to 30.6.2023.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

This framework may be used for ERDF funding projects

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Fixed Wire Testing (England, Northern Ireland and Wales)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71630000 Technical inspection and testing services
71631000 Technical inspection services
71632000 Technical testing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

See tender documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: Fixed Wire Testing includes, but is not limited to, the following scope:

— the provision to undertake the comprehensive inspection, testing, servicing and surveying of whole fixed electrical installations, within the buildings indicated, their out buildings, extensions and all associated external services.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Customer requirements / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/07/2019
End: 30/06/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 month extensions to 30.6.2023.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

This framework may be used for ERDF funding projects

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Portable Appliance Testing (Scotland)

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71630000 Technical inspection and testing services
71631000 Technical inspection services
71632000 Technical testing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

See tender documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3: Portable Appliance Testing includes, but is not limited to, the following scope:

— the provision to undertake a comprehensive portable appliance testing and microwave testing service in accordance with manufacturers guidelines,

— the IET code of practice for in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment,

— any relevant British Standards,

— the health and safety executive and industry best practice. Awarded suppliers will be responsible for the identification, inspection testing and repair services for a range of electrical equipment.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Customer requirements / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 70
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: 01/07/2019
End: 30/06/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 month extensions to 30.6.2023.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

This framework may be used for ERDF funding projects

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4: Fixed Wire Testing (Scotland)

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71630000 Technical inspection and testing services
71631000 Technical inspection services
71632000 Technical testing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

See tender documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4: Fixed Wire Testing includes, but is not limited to, the following scope:

— the provision to undertake the comprehensive inspection, testing, servicing and surveying of whole fixed electrical installations, within the buildings indicated, their out buildings, extensions and all associated external services.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Customer requirements / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/07/2019
End: 30/06/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 month extensions to 30.6.2023.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

This framework may be used for ERDF funding projects

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5: Portable Appliance Testing (Northern Ireland)

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71630000 Technical inspection and testing services
71631000 Technical inspection services
71632000 Technical testing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

See tender documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 5: Portable Appliance Testing includes, but is not limited to, the following scope:

— the provision to undertake a comprehensive portable appliance testing and microwave testing service in accordance with manufacturers guidelines,

— the IET code of practice for in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment,

— any relevant British Standards,

— the health and safety executive and industry best practice.

Awarded suppliers will be responsible for the identification, inspection testing and repair services for a range of electrical equipment.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Customer requirements / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/07/2019
End: 30/06/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 month extensions to 30.6.2023.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

This framework may be used for ERDF funding projects

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 27
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

4 years

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 208-474890
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 13/05/2019
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14/05/2019
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The following organisations intend to utilise the Framework Agreement as soon as possible after award:

NWUPC https://www.nwupc.ac.uk/our-members

APUC http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC https://www.lupc.ac.uk/member-list

NEUPC http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC https://www.supc.ac.uk/about-us/our-members/our-members

CPC https://www.thecpc.ac.uk/members/

At some point during the life of the Framework Agreement the members of the following may wish to utilise the agreement:

https://www.ons.gov.uk/economy/nationalaccounts/uksectoraccounts/datasets/publicsectorclassificationguide

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council

https://www.local.gov.uk https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

http://www.nationalparks.gov.uk

http://www.police.uk/?view=force_sites

https://www.police-information.co.uk/index.html

http://www.fire.org.uk/fire-brigades.html

https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

https://www.hospiceuk.org/about-hospice-care/find-a-hospice

https://www.hqp.org.uk/

http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk

http://www.oscr.org.uk

http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/index/getadvice.htm www.cas.org.uk https://www.gov.scot

http://www.parliament.scot/about-the-parliament.aspx

https://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government

https://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/public-bodies

https://www.mygov.scot/organisations/

https://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about/Bodies

https://www.scot.nhs.uk/organisations

https://www.gov.scot/Topics/Health/NHS-Workforce/NHS-Boards

http://www.scotland.police.uk

https://www.sfha.co.uk/our-members/directory

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/office-of-the-secretary-of-state-for-scotland/about/our-governance

https://www.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/find-and-compare-landlords

https://beta.gov.scot/policies/schools/

https://beta.gov.scot/policies/schools/

https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/additional-support

http://www.wlga.gov.uk/home

https://gov.wales/about/civilservice/?lang=en

https://gov.wales/about/cabinet/cabinetstatements/2016-new/sponsoredbodies/?lang=en

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/ourservices/directory

https://gov.wales/topics/housing-and-regeneration/publications/registered-social-landlords-in-wales/?lang=en

https://socialcare.wales/

https://www.northernireland.gov.uk/topics/your-executive/government-departments

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/government-departments-in-northern-ireland

https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/articles/list-public-bodies-which-ni-public-procurement-policy-applies

https://www.education-ni.gov.uk/

http://online.hscni.net

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/housing-associations

https://www.psni.police.uk

https://www.hqp.org.uk/about-us/our-partners

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: NWUPC Ltd
Postal address: Albert House, 17 Bloom Street
Town: Manchester
Postal code: M13HZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: natasha.peacock@manchester.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1612348003

Internet address: https://www.nwupc.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/04/2019