Services - 67819-2019

12/02/2019    S30    - - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Laboratory services

2019/S 030-067819

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Police Service of Northern Ireland
c/o 303 Airport Road West
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

PSNI — Substance Misuse Testing Service

Reference number: 1433387
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

PSNI — Substance misuse testing service.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN06
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

PSNI — Substance misuse testing service.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The client may at any time before the completion of the contract period invite the Contractor to agree to extend for a period of up to 24 months with the option to extend for a further final period of up to 12 months.

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 098-223790
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1


A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Winning Contractor A c/o Construction and Procurement Delivery
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK

Internet address:

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 100 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 250 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In relation to Section V.2.3) of this contract award notice see the following: Regulation 86(6)(a)of the PCR's notes that the Contracting Authority. “[…] may withhold any information to be provided in accordance with this regulation where the release of such information-. […] would otherwise be contrary to public interest”. Due to the ongoing security situation in Northern Ireland, which is currently classified as severe, it is the practice when dealing with Police Service of Northern Ireland contracts not to name the Successful Contractor in a Notice of Decision. This omission is therefore in the public interest and protects the article 2 ECHR rights of employees further to Section 6 of the Human Rights Act 1998. Furthermore, the said omission is in accordance with Article 15 (2)and Recital 41 of the Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the council.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibilities for appeal/mediation procedures
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: