Services - 88969-2021

19/02/2021    S35

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Technical inspection and testing services

2021/S 035-088969

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Cardiff University
Postal address: Procurement Services, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road
Town: Cardiff
Postal code: CF24 0DE
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2920879648
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

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Fixed Wiring Inspection and Test (EICR)

Reference number: CU.451.GHP
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71630000 Technical inspection and testing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Fixed wiring inspection and test (EICR).

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: 522 005.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71630000 Technical inspection and testing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL22 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
Main site or place of performance:

Cardiff University Estate.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of the full contracted maintenance of low voltage electrical distribution networks and equipment through fixed wiring inspection and test (EICR)/report activities in Accordance with BS 7671, including all fixed equipment (e.g. fixed fans/heaters, hand driers, door curtains, extract fans, electric showers, point of use water heaters, etc.) across the University Estate.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion - Name: Cost / Weighting: 40
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)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: 2020/S 197-478612
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: CU.451.GHP
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: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 4
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 4
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Veriserv
Postal address: Chase House, Park Plaza, Heath Hayes
Town: Cannock
NUTS code: UKG2 Shropshire and Staffordshire
Postal code: WS12 2DD
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1543273825
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 522 005.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of bidders. The University reserves the right to award the contract in whole or part. The University reserves the right to annul the tendering process and not award any contract. All documents to be priced in GBP and all payments made in GBP. All documents to be priced in GBP excluding VAT. Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver community benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.

(WA Ref:108245)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477501
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Cardiff University will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to bidders.

That 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 bidders to clarify or query the award decision before the contract is entered into. The UK Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: