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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Leicester: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Clothing
Document Ref:
271394-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
ESPO
Date Published:
12 June 2019
Deadline Date:
08 July 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
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Notice Abstract

An ESPO national Framework for the supply of personal protective equipment and various clothing (including but not limited to wear for corporate, health and social care, school, leisure, catering and emergency services). The Framework Agreement will be open for use by those users deemed permissible and will operate on the basis of direct award and further competition. To tender:(a) go to http://www.eastmidstenders.org(b) register;(c) search for tender opportunity ‘144_19’;(d) express an interest;(e) download the tender from the website.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

ESPO

Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby

Leicester

LE19 1ES

UK

Contact person: Place and Environment Procurement Team

Telephone: +44 1162657934

E-mail: tenders@espo.org

NUTS: UKF21

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.espo.org/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.espo.org/

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=704972f6-f34b-e911-80f3-005056b64545


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=704972f6-f34b-e911-80f3-005056b64545


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

Other: Local Authority Services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

144_19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Clothing

Reference number: 144_19

II.1.2) Main CPV code

35113400

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

An ESPO national Framework for the supply of personal protective equipment and various clothing (including but not limited to wear for corporate, health and social care, school, leisure, catering and emergency services). The Framework Agreement will be open for use by those users deemed permissible and will operate on the basis of direct award and further competition. To tender:

(a) go to http://www.eastmidstenders.org

(b) register;

(c) search for tender opportunity ‘144_19’;

(d) express an interest;

(e) download the tender from the website.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and Clothing

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

18113000

18114000

18140000

18142000

18143000

18221000

18444000

18444100

18811000

18812000

18813000

18815400

18830000

18831000

33141420

33735100

35113400

35113430

35113450

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Sub-lot 1.1 High Visibility Clothing.

Sub-lot 1.2 Coveralls.

Sub-lot 1.3 Head and Face Protection.

Sub-lot 1.4 Eye Protection.

Sub-lot 1.5 Children’s Eye Protection.

Sub-lot 1.6 Ear Protection.

Sub-lot 1.7 Respiratory Protection.

Sub-lot 1.8 Aprons/Tabards.

Sub-lot 1.9 Protective Footwear.

Sub-lot 1.10 Hand Protection.

The following information is applicable to all lots: ESPO has established a commercial trading company, ESPO Trading Ltd, whose target clients are third sector organisations such as national and local charities, public sector mutual organisations and other organisations involved in the delivery of services to or for the public sector. The successful supplier may be asked to enter into an additional separate Framework Agreement (the second framework) with ESPO Trading Ltd on materially similar terms to that found in the tender pack to be entered into by ESPO itself. Any second Framework Agreement will be a purely commercial agreement and will, for the avoidance of doubt, not be governed by the Public Contract Regulations 2015 or other public procurement legislation. ESPO Trading Ltd may enter into the second Framework Agreement with the successful supplier and make it available to third sector clients who themselves are not required to follow the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 or other public procurement legislation. Accordingly, this is provided for bidders' information only.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 714 286.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 07/09/2019

End: 06/09/2021

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The Framework Agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

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

The following information is applicable to all lots: an eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement.

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Corporate Workwear

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

18140000

18222000

18223000

18232000

18233000

18234000

18235200

18235300

18330000

18423000

18800000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Sub-Lot 2.1 Clothing and Footwear.

Sub-Lot 2.2 Slim Fit Clothing.

Tenders are invited for a national Framework Agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The scope of the framework encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for corporate workwear which includes but is not limited to: t-shirts, polo shirts, sweatshirts, shirts, trousers, blazers, leggings, fleeces, ties, caps, hats, jackets and safety and non-safety footwear.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 714 286.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 07/09/2019

End: 06/09/2021

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The Framework Agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Health and Social Care Workwear

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

18110000

18231000

18234000

18318300

18332000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Tenders are invited for a national Framework Agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and clothing.

The scope of the framework encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for health and social care workwear which includes but is not limited to, full length dresses, maternity dresses, tunics, maternity tunics, shirts, trousers, scrub tops and trousers and patient pyjama tops and trousers.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 714 286.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 07/09/2019

End: 06/09/2021

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The Framework Agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Schoolwear

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

18223000

18232000

18233000

18234000

18235200

18235300

18330000

18423000

18800000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Sub-Lot 4.1 Clothing and Footwear.

Sub-Lot 4.2 Children’s Aprons/Smocks/Tabards.

Sub-Lot 4.3 Junior Apron.

Tenders are invited for a national Framework Agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The scope of the framework encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for schoolwear which includes but is not limited to: t-shirts, polo shirts, sweatshirts, cardigans, fleeces, body warmer, blouses, blazers, shirts, ties, skirts, trousers, shorts, hoodies, laboratory coats, aprons and non-safety shoes.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 714 286.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 07/09/2019

End: 06/09/2020

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The Framework Agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

Leisurewear

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

18221000

18233000

18234000

18317000

18331000

18333000

18412000

18820000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Sub-Lot 5.1 Budget Branded Clothing.

Sub-lot 5.2 Footwear.

Sub-Lot 5.3 Premium Branded Clothing.

Sub-Lot 5.4 Sports Bibs.

Tenders are invited for a national Framework Agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The scope of the framework encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for leisurewear which includes but is not limited to, t-shirts, polo shirts, jogging bottoms, tracksuits, shorts, jackets, fleeces, trainers and sports bibs.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 714 286.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 07/09/2019

End: 06/09/2021

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The Framework Agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 6

II.2.1) Title

Catering Wear

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

18110000

18140000

18141000

18223200

18234000

18441000

18443340

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Sub-Lot 6.1 Chefs Headwear and Masks.

Sub-Lot 6.2 Disposable Clothing.

Sub-Lot 6.3 Clothing.

Sub-Lot 6.4 Gloves.

Tenders are invited for a national Framework Agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The scope of the framework encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for catering wear which includes but is not limited to: mesh hats, hair nets, food processing aprons, tabards, disposable clothing, gloves and chef’s jackets and trousers.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 714 286.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 07/09/2019

End: 06/09/2021

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The Framework Agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 7

II.2.1) Title

Emergency Services Workwear

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

18100000

18110000

18114000

18130000

18140000

18223200

18232000

18233000

18234000

18330000

18331000

18332000

18423000

18425000

18444110

18800000

35113400

35113430

35113470

35811100

35811200

35813000

35815100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Sub-Lot 7.1 Station wear and Footwear.

Sub-Lot 7.2 Firefighters Protective Clothing and Footwear.

Sub-Lot 7.3 Police Wear and Footwear.

Sub-Lot 7.4 Police High Visibility Clothing.

Sub-Lot 7.5 Police Protective Clothing.

Sub-Lot 7.6 Protective Armour.

Sub-Lot 7.7 Life Saving Equipment.

Tenders are invited for a national Framework Agreement allowing for the supply of a comprehensive range of PPE and Clothing.

The scope of the framework encompasses 8 different lot categories which are procured via direct award or further competition.

This particular lot is for fire and rescue service workwear which includes but is not limited to: shirts, t-shirts, polo shirts, tunics, trousers, skirts, jackets, fleeces, joggers, shorts, coveralls, helmets, trainers and safety shoes.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 714 286.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 07/09/2019

End: 06/09/2021

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The Framework Agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

This contract will operate on-going contract monitoring procedures following award, to ensure financial stability requirements are maintained.

Credit rating checks will be carried out on a regular basis, using the credit rating agency, Creditsafe Business Solutions Ltd.

Any changes will be assessed (compared with a baseline credit rating score obtained at contract award stage) and significant changes or sustained degradation will be investigated.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Justification for any framework agreement duration exceeding 4 years:

IV.1.8) Information about 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:

2019/S 057-130945

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/07/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/07/2019

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU, the Framework Agreement is open for use by Public Bodies (defined at https://www.espo.org/ESPO/media/Documents/FAQs/ESPO-s_powers_to_trade__website_-2016-12-22.pdf) that also fall into one of the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK:

— Local Authorities,

— Educational Establishments (including Academies),

— Central Government Departments and Agencies,

— Police, Fire and Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services,

— NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services,

— Registered Charities,

— Registered Social Landlords,

— The Corporate Office of the House of Lords, The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons, or

— any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament.

Details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas are available at: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Royal Court of Justice

Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

ESPO will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by ESPO as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2105 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

07/06/2019

Current Notes