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United Kingdom-Birmingham: Bed linen
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Invitation to Tender for National Framework Agreement for the Supply and Delivery of Safe and Well Equipment
Vulnerable people such as the elderly benefit from safe and well visits carried out by UK Fire and Rescue Services and safe and well equipment is supplied. This framework agreement is for the supply of safe and well equipment to include but not limited to fire retardant bedding, throws, blankets, nightwear, home safety and security equipment to protect from arson, FR rubber mats and personal protection systems. The framework is designed to meet the needs of UK Fire and Rescue Services (FRS’s) for use in residential premises. Through the establishment of this framework agreement all UK FRS’s will have the capability to place direct call off orders and run further competitions with the winning suppliers. A directory listing potential fire and rescue customers can be located on the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) homepage at: https://www.nationalfirechiefs.org.uk/Fire-and-Rescue-Services FRS’s can then be located through a postcode or region search or alphabetically.
Fire Retardant Bedding
Supply and delivery of fire retardant bedding, mattress toppers, throws and blankets.
Supply and delivery of women's and men's pyjamas and nightgowns. Also the supply of smoking aprons.
Home Security Equipment
Supply and delivery of home security equipment.
Home Safety Equipment
Supply and delivery of home safety equipment.
Moveable Personal Protection Systems
The supply, installation and maintenance of moveable personal protection systems. The units must be a stand-alone water misting system with its own detection system that will operate to control and/or extinguish a fire that has started in the area monitored by the detection system. The unit must be capable of being moved from one property to another and reused.
Fire Retardant Rubber Mats
Supply and delivery of fire retardant rubber mats.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework agreements is communicated to tenderers. The notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision.