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United Kingdom-Liverpool: Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Building Materials and Equipment
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the authority intends to put in place a pan government collaborative agreement for the provision of building materials and equipment to be utilised by Central Government Departments and all other UK Public Sector Bodies, including local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education and devolved administrations. It is intended that this commercial agreement will be the recommended vehicle for all building materials and equipment required by UK Central Government Departments. The agreement will consist of a wide range of building materials and equipment – including:
• bricks, blocks, cement, aggregates, paving, kerbs, timber, joinery,
• plumbing, heating, bathrooms,
• electrical products,
• paints and solvents,
• floor finishes,
• kitchens domestic,
• personal protective equipment (workwear, general, specialist),
• building and construction tools and equipment — purchase,
• building and construction tools and equipment — hire.
Further information is inc
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 9
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:
Lot 1 is a ‘One Stop Shop’ for procurement from two or more of lots 2 to 9.
Heavy Building Materials and One Stop Shop from 2 or More from Lots 2 to 9
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the contracting authority intends to put in place a commercial agreement for the provision of building materials and equipment. The commercial agreement will be utilised by eligible Central Government Departments and all other UK Public Sector Bodies.
Lot 1 is a ‘One Stop Shop’.
Lot 1 is for the procurement of heavy building materials and One Stop Shop from 2 or more from lots 2 to 9 national coverage is not a pre-requisite for this lot.
Plumbing, Heating and Bathrooms
Lot 2 is for Plumbing, Heating and Bathrooms.
Suppliers are required to provide national coverage
Lot 3 is for Electrical.
Suppliers are required to provide national coverage.
Paints and Solvents
Lot 4 is for Paints and Solvents.
Lot 5 is for Flooring.
Lot 5 pricing to include supply and fit. Suppliers are required to provide national coverage.
Lot 6 is for Kitchens (domestic).
Personal Protective Equipment (Workwear, General and Specialist)
Lot 7 Personal Protective Equipment (Workwear, General and Specialist.
Building and Construction Tools and Equipment – Purchase
Lot 8 Building and Construction Tools and Equipment – Purchase.
National coverage is not a pre-requisite for this lot.
Building and Construction Tools and Equipment – Hire
Lot 9 Building and Construction Tools and Equipment – Hire.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Crown Commercial Service invites suggestions and feedback on the (proposed) structure of the (BME) structure, service lines or processes detailed in the lots from the market including industry experts, specialists and suppliers.
To participate in market engagement please email [firstname.lastname@example.org] with any suggestions and/or feedback in your email, along with the following details:
1) Organisation name;
2) Contact name;
3) Job title of contact (including responsibility within your organisation);
4) Contact phone number;
5) Contact email;
6) Organisation website link.
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is (https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk).
Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.
The value in II.1.5) is an indicative value over (4 years).
The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS website page (https://www.crowncommercial.gov.uk/agreements/RM6157) for updates and monitor Tenders Electronic Daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.
The Cyber Essentials scheme is mandatory for Central Government Contracts which involve handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. The Government is taking steps to further reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when properly implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet.