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Supplies - 529568-2021

19/10/2021    S203

Ireland-Dublin: Sleeping bags

2021/S 203-529568

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Dublin City Council
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Civic Offices, Wood Quay
Town: Dublin 8
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Postal code: Dublin
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Sean Walsh
Telephone: +353 2222222
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Supply, storage and distribution of Sleeping Bags, Mattresses and Beds direct to various Homeless Facilities within the Dublin Regional Housing Executive

Reference number: 2021
II.1.2)Main CPV code
39522540 Sleeping bags
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Dublin City Council wishes to establish a single party framework agreement for 4 years for the supply, storage and distribution of Sleeping Bags, Mattresses and Beds direct to various Homeless Facilities within the Dublin Regional Housing Executive

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33192120 Hospital beds
39143110 Beds and bedding and specialist soft furnishings
39143112 Mattresses
39522520 Camp beds
60000000 Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
63120000 Storage and warehousing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Main site or place of performance:

Dublin Region

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Dublin City Council wishes to establish a single party framework agreement for 4 years for the supply, storage and distribution of Sleeping Bags, Mattresses and Beds direct to various Homeless Facilities within the Dublin Regional Housing Executive

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Based on responses it is anticipated that at least five will be invited to tender subject to that number qualifying.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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:


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

Will be notified at tender stage.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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 a single operator
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: 15/11/2021
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 22/11/2021
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English, Irish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Additional Information – Dublin City Council

1. Dublin City Council is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2014. If you consider that any of the information supplied by you is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reasons for the sensitivity specified. In such cases, the relevant material, will in response to the FOI request; be examined in the light of the exemptions provided for in the Acts.

2. It will be a condition for the award of any contract by Dublin City Council that the successful Tenderer and all sub-contractors (if applicable) produce a valid Tax Clearance Certificate from the Revenue Commissioners in compliance with Circular (43) 2006 (or as amended) and that the certificate will be maintained for the duration of the contract and will be on a 12 month basis. In the case of a non-resident Tenderer, a statement of suitability from the Revenue Commissioners will be required.

3. Suppliers must register their interest on the eTenders web site ( in order to be included on the mailing list for clarifications.

4. Please note in relation to all documents, that where reference is made to a particular standard, make, source, process, trademark, type or patent, that this is not to be regarded as a de facto requirement. In all such cases it should be understood that such indications are to be treated strictly and solely for reference purposes only, to which the words "or equivalent" will always be appended.

5. Please note also that all information relating to attachments, including clarifications and changes, will be published on the Irish Government Procurement Opportunities Portal ( only. Registration is free of charge. Dublin City Council will not accept responsibility for information relayed (or not relayed) via third parties.

6. The framework agreement is primarily for use by Dublin Regional Homeless Executive.

7. Emailed/faxed/late tenders will not be accepted. Tenders may be submitted in English or in the Irish language.

8. All queries regarding this tender must be submitted through the etenders messaging facility, RFT ID 200701. Queries must be in question format. Responses will be circulated to those candidates/tenderers that have registered an interest in this notice on the Irish Government procurement opportunities portal The details of the party making the query will not be disclosed when circulating the response.

9. Please note that where documents are made available in both PDF and Word format, in the event that there is any discrepancy between the documents, the PDF version will take precedence.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The High Court
Postal address: Chief Registrar, High Court, Inns Quay
Town: Dublin
Postal code: Dublin 7
Country: Ireland
Telephone: +353 18886000
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As per SI130.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Please consult your solicitor.
Town: x
Country: Ireland
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: