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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Paisley: Supply and Delivery of Plumbing and Heating Materials
Document Ref:
397871-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Scotland Excel
Date Published:
23 August 2019
Deadline Date:
16 September 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
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Notice Abstract

This proposed framework is for the renewal of the supply and delivery of plumbing and heating materials.The scope of materials covered under the framework will include, but not limited to, Solder Ring, DZR and Brass fittings, Cast Iron, copper and lead related plumbing and heating items, boilers, radiators, external and internal piping, water storage, sanitary ware, basins, showers and accessories and adaptive materials.

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

Scotland Excel

Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street

Paisley

PA1 1AR

UK

Telephone: +44 3003001200

E-mail: construction@scotland-excel.org.uk

Fax: +44 1416187423

NUTS: UKM83

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10383

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://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Supply and Delivery of Plumbing and Heating Materials

Reference number: 2318

II.1.2) Main CPV code

44115200

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

This proposed framework is for the renewal of the supply and delivery of plumbing and heating materials.

The scope of materials covered under the framework will include, but not limited to, Solder Ring, DZR and Brass fittings, Cast Iron, copper and lead related plumbing and heating items, boilers, radiators, external and internal piping, water storage, sanitary ware, basins, showers and accessories and adaptive materials.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 90 000 000.00 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

Solder Ring, DZR, Brass, Cast Iron and Copper and Lead

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

39715300

44115200

45330000

45332200

39715200

44160000

14710000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographical boundaries of the participating councils and associated members within Scotland.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scope of this lot is, but not limited to, plumbing related items and sundries for solder ring, DZR, brass, cast iron products and copper and lead.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Technical / Weighting: 20

Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 80

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 13 799 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework contract will be for a maximum of 4 years. The initial period of the framework contract will run for 3 years from the start date with an option to extend for up to a further year subject to satisfactory operation and performance. Any period of extension will be at the sole discretion of Scotland Excel.

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: Yes

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the invitation to tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other procurement documents for further information.

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

External and Internal Plastic Pipe

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

19520000

19500000

39715200

39715000

39715210

44115220

44115200

44163121

44621220

44621221

45331100

50720000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographical boundaries of the participating councils and associated members within Scotland.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scope of this lot is, but not limited to, supplies and sundries in relation to external and internal plastics, gutter and rainwater, soil pipes, waste and water supplies.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Technical / Weighting: 20

Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 80

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 6 021 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework contract will be for a maximum period of 4 years. The initial period of the framework contract will run for 3 years from the start date with an option to extend for up to a further year subject to satisfactory operation and performance. Any period of extension will be at the sole discretion of Scotland Excel.

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: Yes

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the invitation to tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other procurement documents for further information.

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Boilers

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

42161000

44621000

44621200

44621220

44621221

44620000

50531100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographical boundaries of the participating councils and associated members within Scotland.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scope of this lot is, but not limited to, boilers, boiler spare parts and accessories.

As per 'special condition 31. Purchase of Boilers — Contract Support' the Councils may seek related initiatives from contractors, including, but not limited to the following:

— extended warranties,

— maximum response times for boiler repairs,

— free of charge spare parts.

Full details can be found within the 2318 supply and delivery of plumbing and heating materials special conditions of contract, located within the buyer attachment area of the relevant ITT_31177.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Technical / Weighting: 20

Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 80

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 33 075 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework contract will be for a maximum period of 4 years. The initial period of the framework contract will run for 3 years from the start date with an option to extend for up to a further year subject to satisfactory operation and performance. Any period of extension will be at the sole discretion of Scotland Excel.

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: Yes

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the invitation to tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other procurement documents for further information.

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Radiators

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

44621100

44621110

44620000

44621112

44115200

39715000

42131110

39715210

44115220

44600000

45331100

45232141

44621221

50720000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographical boundaries of the participating councils and associated members within Scotland.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scope of this lot is, but not limited to, radiators, radiator valves and accessories.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Technical / Weighting: 20

Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 80

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 122 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework contract will be for a maximum period of 4 years. The initial period of the framework contract will run for 3 years from the start date with an option to extend for up to a further year subject to satisfactory operation and performance. Any period of extension will be at the sole discretion of Scotland Excel.

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: Yes

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the invitation to tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other procurement documents for further information.

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

Sanitary Ware, Sink Tops and Taps and Showers and Accessories

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33771000

33771100

42131400

44411000

45330000

45332400

39715300

44115200

44115210

39715200

39715210

44115220

42130000

42131000

44411100

44411300

33711530

44411400

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographical boundaries of the participating councils and associated members within Scotland.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scope of this lot is, but not limited to, sanitary ware, baths, bathroom ware, water saving bathroom ware, showers, shower trays, shower curtains, shower screens, bath taps, kitchen sinks, kitchen sink taps, wash hand basin taps and accessories.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Technical / Weighting: 20

Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 80

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 28 503 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework contract will be for a maximum period of 4 years. The initial period of the framework contract will run for 3 years from the start date with an option to extend for up to a further year subject to satisfactory operation and performance. Any period of extension will be at the sole discretion of Scotland Excel.

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: Yes

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the invitation to tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other procurement documents for further information.

Lot No: 6

II.2.1) Title

Adaptations

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

44411400

33711530

30195800

44115811

44115810

39110000

44411200

39144000

42122130

42122000

33196200

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout the geographical boundaries of the participating councils and associated members within Scotland.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scope of this lot is, but not limited to, to provide adaptive bathroom materials in terms of assisted living such as grab rails, shower pumps, shower seats, shower curtains, shower rails and plinth, shower trays, shower screens, waste related products and related sundries.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Technical / Weighting: 20

Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 80

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 480 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework contract will be for a maximum period of 4 years. The initial period of the framework contract will run for 3 years from the start date with an option to extend for up to a further year subject to satisfactory operation and performance. Any period of extension will be at the sole discretion of Scotland Excel.

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: Yes

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. Please see the invitation to tender contained on the PCS-Tender project relevant to this procurement and the other procurement documents for further information.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

In accordance with Regulation 59(12), as this proposed framework agreement is divided into lots, these economic and financial standing selection criteria apply separately in relation to each lot.

1) ESPD (Scotland) Question 4B.5: Insurance requirements.

2) ESPD (Scotland) Question 4B.6: Other economic and financial requirements.

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

1) ESPD (Scotland) Question 4B.5

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below: ESPD (Scotland) Question 4B.5.1b

Employers’ liability — in accordance with Regulation 5 of the Employer’s Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Regulations 1998 (as amended) to a minimum indemnity level of ten (10) million each and every occurrence.

ESPD (Scotland) Question 4B.5.2

Public/products liability — to a minimum indemnity level of five (5) million each and every occurrence and in the aggregate in respect of products; statutory third party liability insurance — in accord with the provisions of the current Road Traffic Act 1988 (as amended) to a minimum indemnity level of 5 000 000 GBP in respect of property damage, but unlimited in respect of personal injury.

For bidders who will subcontract parts of the business, the bidder will provide a letter signed by a person of appropriate authority confirming that the bidder has ongoing arrangements in place to ensure that subcontractors are appropriately insured.

2) ESPD (Scotland) Question 4B:6 other economic and financial requirements:

A search of the bidder against Equifax's Protect must not return a 'Warning' or 'Caution' returnable code or any neutral code, unless the bidder confirms that it can provide any other document which Scotland Excel considers appropriate to prove to Scotland Excel (acting within its permitted discretion under the applicable public procurement rules) that the bidder does/would not represent an unmanageable risk should it be appointed on to the proposed framework agreement.

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

1) ESPD (Scotland) Question 4C.10: subcontracting;

2) ESPD (Scotland) Question 4C.11: samples;

3) ESPD (Scotland) Question 4D.1: quality assurance schemes and health and safety procedures;

4) ESPD (Scotland) Question 4D.2: environmental management standards.

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

Further to the identified selection criteria outlined above, full guidance and the minimum levels of standards required are outlined in the ‘2318 Supply and Delivery of Plumbing and Heating Materials_III.1.3 Technical and Professional Ability’ document, which can be found in the ‘Information and Instructions’ folder in the buyer attachment area, within ITT 31177 of project 14142

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

For full details of the conditions relevant to the proposed framework agreement and contracts to be called-off thereunder (to the extent known or settled at this stage), please see the procurement documents (details of how to access these being set out in Section ‘1.3) Communication’ of this contract notice). Scotland Excel will require the members of any tendering group of entities (including, but not limited to consortium members, members of a group of economic operators and/or subcontractors) to be jointly and severally liable for the performance of the contract (no matter the legal form taken by those entities in order to enter into the contract).

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.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 20

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used

Additional information about electronic auction:

E-auctions may be used to call-off under the framework in accordance with Regulation 36 of The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

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:

2018/S 247-567555

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

Date: 16/09/2019

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: 5 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/09/2019

Local time: 12:00

Place:

Scotland Excel, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1AR.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Scotland Excel Officers and Members.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Scotland Excel as a central purchasing body, may procure this framework on behalf of the following contracting authorities (and successor bodies):

— the 32 local authorities in Scotland listed at http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk/home/aboutus/Ourmembers/Local-authorities.aspx

— Scotland Excel associate members listed at http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk/home/Aboutus/Ourmembers/Associate-members.aspx

— any integration authority, or other body, established pursuant to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014, and

— Scottish Prision Service (SPS) — all establishments owned and managed by the Scottish Ministers through the Scottish Prison Service accommodation for persons ordered to be detained in custody by order of the Scottish Courts or the Scottish Government,

— Scottish National Health Service Authorities and Trusts,

— any Scottish Registered Social Landlords listed on the public register of the Scottish Housing regulator: http://directory.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/Documents/Landlord%20Register.pdf as at the date of publication of this notice.

The above is subject to each contracting authority entering into and maintaining a relevant membership agreement or other access agreement with Scotland Excel.

Tenderers are advised that the envisaged maximum number of participants that might be appointed to the proposed framework agreement set out in Section IV.1.3) of this contract notice is purely indicative. Scotland Excel reserves the right to appoint more or less bidders than the envisaged number to the proposed framework agreement.

Tenderers are advised that whether electronic ordering, invoicing and payment will be used or accepted is at the discretion of each contracting authority entitled to use this proposed framework agreement. This will be settled by them during call-off of a contract under this proposed framework agreement.

Scotland Excel have provided a webinar link providing tendering guidance for suppliers in relation to all Scotland Excel Frameworks that are advertised on the PCS-T portal. The below link will highlight features of the system in order to assist in your navigation of the tendering portal. This webinar will support the 2318 supply and delivery of plumbing and heating materials framework (ITT: 31177 and project code: 14142). Link (http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk/home/Suppliers/Tendering-process.aspx).

Further information regarding the operation of the framework can be found within the tender documentation which is available in the relevant PCS-T project for this procurement exercise.

In line with Regulation 72 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015, contract and framework agreements may be modified without a new procurement procedure in accordance with this part in some cases.

Variant offers will be considered at Scotland Excel's discretion where the offer complies with the conditions for participation referred to herein at III.1).

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 14142

For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

A subcontract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Community benefits will be assessed under the technical section. Full guidance on the scoring of community benefits is contained in the ‘Evaluation Methodology’ folder which can be found in the ‘Buyer Attachments’ area of ITT_31177 and project_14142, 2318 supply and delivery of plumbing and heating materials.

(SC Ref:593561)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Please see guidance at VI.4.3) below

Please see guidance at VI.4.3) below

UK

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable top a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (SSI2015/446) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

20/08/2019

Current Notes