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United Kingdom-Cardiff: Installation of doors and windows and related components
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Supply and Installation of Communal Doors, Entrance Doors and Associated Products
This framework will cover the supply and installation of communal doors, entrance doors and associated products, including cyclical maintenance for multi occupancy residential buildings (low/medium/high rise) educational establishments, local government buildings and police/fire authority buildings.
Workstream 1 — Composite Doors
Full details will be provided in the Invitation to Tender (ITT) document.
This lot covers composite doors manufactured from mixed materials, as an example- solid timber core and GRP /steel frame. The door sets should be certified to secure by design and/or PAS 24 or LPS1175 as appropriate.
Workstream 2 — Composite Fire Doors
As per the composite door workstream but with additional third party (independent) fire certification to either FD30 or FD60 standards which is awarded to the whole doorset – this includes all furniture and frame.
Workstream 3 — Timber Doors
This workstream covers timber manufactured door sets such as solid hardwood, engineered wood and softwoods such as pine or larch. The door sets should be certified to secure by design and/or PAS 24 or LPS1175 as appropriate.
Workstream 4 — Timber Fire Doors
As per the timber door workstream but with additional 3rd party (independent) fire certification to either FD30 or FD60 standards which is awarded to the whole doorset – this includes all furniture and frame.
Workstream 5 – Communal Entrance and Exit Doors
This lot generally covers steel and aluminium based products that provide a secure communal entrance way to a multi occupied premises. Timber doors can be offered to suit specialist applications, such as for listed properties but these must be as an addition to the steel/aluminium products, as they are not required to be priced in the tender documentation.
Workstream 6 — Access Controls installation
This workstream covers the associated entrance access controls on communal door systems. Access systems may be duplex voice only or voice and one way video.
Workstream 7 — All Materials and Fire Doors (Super Lot)
Any bidder who can supply communal products under WS5 along with at least one product from WS1-4 is eligible to be entered in the super lot. The superlot is designed for use where:
— a client does not receive a suitable number of responses (either at expression of interest stage or tender stage) having advertised their opportunity through the appropriate lot and regional area within workstream 1 to 5,
— where there are insufficient appointed companies in the relevant lot and regional area to run the client’s preferred call off procedure.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As stated in the procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
LHC is a Central Purchasing Body providing procurement services on behalf of public sector contracting authorities throughout England, Wales and Scotland (including partners of the Welsh Procurement Alliance) for whom we continue to monitor up to 500 live projects at any one time. Thanks to their ongoing and collective feedback and input into the development of this framework and given the reach and scale of their collective portfolios, the framework is both designed and anticipated to support the vast majority of requirements. Consequently, other contracting authorities that were not specifically consulted in the development of this framework may nevertheless also deem the framework to offer a value for money procurement solution for their own requirements and may also use the framework.
As of the date of publication of this notice our frameworks may be used by all contracting authorities in England, Wales and Scotland as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as listed on www.lhc.gov.uk/24 including, but not limited to Registered social landlords (RSL's), Tenant management organisations(TMOs) and Arm’s length management organisations (ALMOs), local authorities and any subsidiaries and joint-venture vehicles of those local authorities, health authorities,councils, boards and trusts, publicly funded schools, universities and further education establishments, colleges, police forces,fire and rescue services or registered charities. Tenderers wishing to service lots for Wales will be required to accommodate the requirements of the ‘Well-being of Future Generations Act’.
A direct link to the specific tender page for this procurement within LHCs eTendering portal is as follows:
The Contractor shall ensure that all contracts with sub-contractors and suppliers which the contractor intends to procure following the award date, and which the contractor has not, before the date of this contract, already planned to award to a particular sub-contractor or supplier, are advertised through the Sell2Wales portal (www.sell2wales.gov.wales) and awarded following a fair, open, transparent and competitive process proportionate to the nature and value of the contract.
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
LHC clients are required to consider community benefits on each and every contract. Tenderers must beware that LHC clients may add community benefit requirements including but not limited to:
— to generate employment and training opportunities for priority groups,
— vocational training,
— to up-skill the existing workforce,
— equality and diversity initiatives,
— to make sub-contracting opportunities available to SMEs, the third sector and supported businesses,
— supply-chain development activity,
— to build capacity in community organisations,
— educational support initiatives.
The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.