Supplies - 212980-2018

18/05/2018    S94

United Kingdom-Dumfries: Wood fuels

2018/S 094-212980

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Dumfries and Galloway Health Board
Postal address: Crichton Hall, Bankend Road
Town: Dumfries
NUTS code: UKM92 Not specified
Postal code: DG1 4TG
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1387244343
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

NHSDG — Wood Pellet Supply — Biomass Boilers — November 2018 — October 2021

Reference number: NHSDG0042018
II.1.2)Main CPV code
09111400 Wood fuels
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The direct supply of wood pellets to biomass boiler sites located on NHSDG Estates properties throughout Dumfries and Galloway.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
09111400 Wood fuels
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM92 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

All bidders responding to this opportunity are to complete the accompanying European Single Procurement Document (ESPD Scotland) pre-qualification questionnaire. The basis for selection of those bidders to be invited to tender is fully described in the Scope of Works enclosed in this Contract Notice.

At the ITT stage the tender pricing element will be assessed on the basis of the total cost of the pellet supply and delivery cost to all sites throughout Dumfries and Galloway.

A detailed specification will be included in the ITT.

It is a mandatory requirement for selection for participation in this procurement exercise that all bidders and their sub-contractors are certified members of Constructionline.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

No later than [1 months] from the end of the Initial Term NHSDG may (at its discretion) extend the contract by a further 1 year.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

NHSDG intends to invite the 6 bidders achieving the highest scores when responding to the ESPD to submit tenders unless two (2) or more bidders score the same sixth (6th) highest score, in which case all such bidders shall be invited to tender.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

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:

The pellet supplied to NHS Dumfries and Galloway will be certified by the European Pellet Council with ENplus A1,

Wood Pellet Type: ENplus-A1 Pellets (Bulk).

As a minimum the fuel should comply with ENplus Class A1 specification.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

This section refers to Section B of Part 4 of the ESPD and covers questions 4B.1.1 — 4B.5.3. Responses shall be scored on a pass fail basis as set out in the Scope of Works.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

This section refers to Sections C and D of Part 4 of the ESPD and covers questions 4C.1 to 4C.10 and 4D.1 to 4D.2. Responses shall be scored as set out in the Scope of Works and the ESPD Evaluation Scoring Guide.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The contract will be governed by NHSDG Biomass Supply Contract Conditions.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 28/06/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 26/07/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:539058).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Dumfries and Galloway Health Board
Postal address: Crichton Hall, Bankend Road
Town: Dumfries
Postal code: DG1 4TG
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1387244343
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: