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04/11/2015    S213

United Kingdom-Ballymena: Repair and maintenance services

2015/S 213-389109

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Procurement and Logistics Service
Postal address: 5 Greenmount Avenue
Town: Ballymena
Postal code: BT43 6DA
Country: United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Official name: Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Official name: Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Official name: South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust

Official name: Southern Health and Social Care Trust

Official name: Western Health and Social Care Trust

Official name: Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Maintenance and Testing of Laboratory Equipment.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services

NUTS code UKN0 Northern Ireland

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Maintenance and Testing of Laboratory Equipment to meet the requirements of ISO17025.
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50000000 Repair and maintenance services, 42931100 Laboratory centrifuges and accessories, 42931110 Floor-model centrifuges, 38510000 Microscopes, 39141500 Fume cupboards

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): yes
II.8)Additional information:
This is a Prior Information Notice to seek engagement with the market place to ascertain how Suppliers can assist in ensuring that Laboratory Equipment is maintained to the requirements of ISO17025.
To this end, BSO Procurement and Logistics Service (PaLS) are holding a supplier engagement meeting on behalf of Health and Social Care for Northern Ireland for any interested suppliers. The meeting will take place on Friday 20.11.2015 at 11:00 in the Board Room, The Cottage, 5 Greenmount Avenue, Ballymena, BT43 6DA.

Any interested suppliers who wish to attend this meeting must contact PaLS on In your response to PaLS you should provide a brief overview of your company and also the names and titles of who will be attending (please note that only a maximum of 2 attendees will be allowed to attend).

An agenda will be provided to all suppliers who have confirmed their attendance prior to the meeting.
Suppliers should note that all interested parties will attend the meeting at the same time and the meeting will be hosted by PaLS.
Suppliers should also note that any interest shown does not constitute a commitment to participate in any future tendering exercise.

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
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: