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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Swindon: Test Facility Optical Windows and Flanges
Document Ref:
487925-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
UK Research and Innovation
Date Published:
17 October 2019
Deadline Date:
20 November 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

The contracting authority, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), have a requirement that shall be delivered to their site at Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) near Oxford.The requirement is the provision of 4-off ISO-K 500 flanges and 6 completed window assemblies. These are to be delivered specifically to the RAL Space Department for their 5 m diameter Thermal Vacuum Chamber.The windows are divided into 2 types: 3-off Alignment Windows and 3-off Optical Windows. The specification is for a total of 6 window assemblies to be manufactured and tested (4 windows intended to be used for the test at RAL space and 2 spares) and 4 ISO-K 500 flanges (no spares required). All flanges have a unique window position. The windows must be delivered to RAL Space, installed within the flange and fully tested as outlined within the specification. The spare assemblies must be fully assembled.

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

UK Research and Innovation

Polaris House, North Star Avenue

Swindon

SN2 1FL

UK

Telephone: +44 1793867133

E-mail: majorprojects@uksbs.co.uk

NUTS: UKK14

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.ukri.org/

I.3) Communication

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

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Swindon:-Optical-instruments./Q2D9E7PXTZ


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


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

Other: Science Research and Innovation

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

UKSBS PR19090 Test Facility Optical Windows and Flanges

Reference number: UKSBS PR19090

II.1.2) Main CPV code

38600000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The contracting authority, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), have a requirement that shall be delivered to their site at Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) near Oxford.

The requirement is the provision of 4-off ISO-K 500 flanges and 6 completed window assemblies. These are to be delivered specifically to the RAL Space Department for their 5 m diameter Thermal Vacuum Chamber.

The windows are divided into 2 types: 3-off Alignment Windows and 3-off Optical Windows. The specification is for a total of 6 window assemblies to be manufactured and tested (4 windows intended to be used for the test at RAL space and 2 spares) and 4 ISO-K 500 flanges (no spares required). All flanges have a unique window position. The windows must be delivered to RAL Space, installed within the flange and fully tested as outlined within the specification. The spare assemblies must be fully assembled.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ14

Main site or place of performance:

Oxfordshire.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The contracting authority, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), have a requirement that shall be delivered to their site at Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) near Oxford.

The requirement is the provision of 4-off ISO-K 500 flanges and 6 completed window assemblies. These are to be delivered specifically to the RAL Space Department for their 5 m diameter Thermal Vacuum Chamber.

The windows are divided into 2 types: 3-off Alignment Windows and 3-off Optical Windows. The specification is for a total of 6 window assemblies to be manufactured and tested (4 windows intended to be used for the test at RAL Space and 2 spares) and 4 ISO-K 500 flanges (no spares required). All flanges have a unique window position. The windows must be delivered to RAL Space, installed within the flange and fully tested as outlined within the specification. The spare assemblies must be fully assembled.

Completion of the requirement must be undertaken within 44 weeks, from commencement of contract, however earlier deliver would be of benefit to the contracting authority.

Please refer to the specification and tender documents for the full requirement.

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts). The contracting authority shall utilise the Delta eSourcing Procurement Tool available at https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com/ to conduct this procurement. All enquiries with respect to problems or functionality within the tool may be submitted to Delta eSourcing on 08452707050. Please utilise the messaging system within the e-sourcing tool at the above link. Please note this is a free self-registration website and this can be done by completing the online questionnaire at https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com/

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 85

Cost criterion: Price / Weighting: 15

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in working days: 308

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: 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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 20/11/2019

Local time: 11:00

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: 20/11/2019

Local time: 11:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

VI.3) Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Swindon:-Optical-instruments./Q2D9E7PXTZ

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com/respond/Q2D9E7PXTZ

GO Reference: GO-20191014-PRO-15464295

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

UK Shared Business Services Ltd

Polaris House, North Star Avenue

Swindon

SN2 1FF

UK

Telephone: +44 179376000

E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

UK Shared Services Ltd

Polaris House, North Star Avenue

Swindon

SN2 1FF

UK

Telephone: +44 179376000

E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

14/10/2019

Current Notes