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Supplies - 560398-2018

20/12/2018    S245

United Kingdom-Colchester: Furniture

2018/S 245-560398

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: University of Essex
Town: Colchester
NUTS code: UKH3 Essex
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procure@essex.ac.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.essex.ac.uk
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Framework Agreement for the Provision of furniture and related services

Reference number: DN26
II.1.2)Main CPV code
39100000 Furniture
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Essex will be commencing a tender opportunity for the supply of different types of furniture including but not limited to office, breakout, laboratory, outdoor, reception, café / bistro, auditorium seating and integrated secure ICT desking furniture.

Ahead of this tender process the University of Essex would like to engage with potential suppliers to discuss the proposed sourcing strategy and to help us refine our requirements by holding a supplier day on Wednesday the 6.2.2019.

We want to engage with the industry experts so that we can ensure our requirements are appropriate when we go out to tender and that the market is able to deliver what we need.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Core List of Office Furniture

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39130000 Office furniture
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3 Essex
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We want to engage with the industry experts so that we can ensure our requirements are appropriate when we go out to tender and that the market is able to deliver what we need.

Please note the draft specification will made available to interested suppliers.

Areas of Focus

— The University’s furniture strategy

— Discuss areas of the draft specification

— Discuss different pricing models

The supplier day will take place on Wednesday the 6.2.2019 at the University of Essex Colchester campus, please confirm your attendance by emailing Procure@essex.ac.uk stating your organisation and attendees. All requests to attend must be received by 17:00 on Wednesday the 30.1.2019.

Due to the location of the Supplier Day numbers will be limited; therefore we request that attendance is restricted to a maximum of 2 key members of your organisation.

This Lot may include, but not be limited to, provision of the following:

— Office Desking and cable management

— Meeting Room Furniture

— Height Adjustable Desking

— Pedestals

— Wooden Storage

— Screens

— Office Seating

— Optional: Removal and disposal of any existing furniture that will be replaced by a core list item

The University of Essex has three locations within Essex which furniture supplies may need to be delivered to throughout the life of the proposed contract: Colchester Campus (Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ), Southend Campus (Elmer Approach, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1LW) and Loughton Campus (Hatfields, Rectory Lane, Loughton IG10 3RY).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Bespoke Projects

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39130000 Office furniture
39151000 Miscellaneous furniture
39153000 Conference-room furniture
39156000 Lounge and reception-area furniture
39157000 Parts of furniture
39180000 Laboratory furniture
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3 Essex
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We want to engage with the industry experts so that we can ensure our requirements are appropriate when we go out to tender and that the market is able to deliver what we need.

Please note the draft specification will made available to interested suppliers.

Areas of Focus

— The University’s furniture strategy

— Discuss areas of the draft specification

— Discuss different pricing models

The supplier day will take place on Wednesday the 6.2.2019 at the University of Essex Colchester campus, please confirm your attendance by emailing Procure@essex.ac.uk stating your organisation and attendees. All requests to attend must be received by 17:00 on Wednesday the 30.1.2019.

Due to the location of the Supplier Day numbers will be limited; therefore we request that attendance is restricted to a maximum of two key members of your organisation.

This Lot may include, but not be limited to, provision of the following:

— Office Desking and cable management

— Lecture and seminar Furniture

— Conference Furniture

— Height Adjustable Desking

— Pedestals

— Wooden Storage

— Screens

— Acoustic panels

— Office Seating and Conference Seating

— Metal Storage

— Bar / Restaurant furniture

— Laboratory furniture

— Auditorium seating

— Outdoor furniture

— Integrated Secure ICT desking

— Reception furniture

— Breakout furniture

— Café Furniture / Bistro Furniture

— Library furniture

— Optional: Removal and disposal of any existing furniture related to the project

The University of Essex has three locations within Essex which furniture supplies may need to be delivered to throughout the life of the proposed contract: Colchester Campus (Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ), Southend Campus (Elmer Approach, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1LW) and Loughton Campus (Hatfields, Rectory Lane, Loughton IG10 3RY).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
01/04/2019

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The University of Essex reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any stage of the process and not to proceed with the award of any contract. The University of Essex shall not be liable for interested parties’ or tenderers’ costs in relation to this procurement in any circumstances.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/12/2018