Services - 236154-2020

20/05/2020    S98    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Surrey: Technical inspection and testing services

2020/S 098-236154

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: South East Consortium
Postal address: Grosvenor House, 125 High Street, Croydon
Town: Surrey
NUTS code: UKJ4 Kent
Postal code: CR0 9XP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2080362940

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
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Asbestos Inspections Framework

Reference number: SEC 7449
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71630000 Technical inspection and testing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of the South East Consortium framework is to provide asbestos surveys (Management, Refurbishment, Demolition and Re-inspection), asbestos air testing, bulk sampling and analysis in accordance with HSG 264 and The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71630000 Technical inspection and testing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

South East Consortium are procuring an asbestos inspections framework. The purpose is to provide asbestos surveys (Management, Refurbishment, Demolition and Re-inspection), asbestos air testing, bulk sampling and analysis in accordance with HSG 264 and The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. The framework will be for 2 years with the option of extending it for a further 2 years, reviewed annually.

All tenderers must have and continue to maintain through the contract period, membership of an approved asbestos governing body e.g. ATAC, UKATA as training courses will be a requirement of this framework.

Tenderers carrying out testing and sampling, etc. must have and continue to maintain throughout the contract period, UKAS approved accreditation, ISO 17020 and 17025.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality questions / Weighting: 60 %
Cost criterion - Name: Price framework / Weighting: 40 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: 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
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.1.1)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: 8
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 22/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 22/06/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

SEC Frameworks may be accessed by all publicly funded organisations — access is not limited to SEC members alone.

South East Consortium Frameworks can be used by any organisation that fall in to one or more of the categories listed in the following link:

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders 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.

(MT Ref:219752)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Public Procurement Review Service
Postal address: Cabinet Office
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: