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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Reading: The Supply of Health and Safety Equipment
Document Ref:
293655-2020
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Negotiated procedure
Published By:
Thames Water Utilities Ltd
Date Published:
24 June 2020
Deadline Date:
10 July 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

Thames Water has requirements for health and safety equipment. This includes portable gas detectors in lot 1 breathing apparatus in lot 2 and fixed gas detection and its maintenance in lot 3. These goods and services will be used on our operational water and wastewater sites.

Notice Details

Contract notice – utilities

Directive 2014/25/EU - Utility Directive

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Thames Water Utilities Ltd

Procurement Support Centre — 3rd Floor East, c/o Mail Room, Rose Kiln Court

Reading

RG2 0BY

UK

E-mail: procurement.support.centre@thameswater.co.uk

NUTS: UKJ11

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.thameswater.co.uk

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:

https://www.thameswater.co.uk/procurement


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.thameswater.co.uk/procurement


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


I.6) Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

The Supply of Health and Safety Equipment

Reference number: FA1468

II.1.2) Main CPV code

35113000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

Thames Water has requirements for health and safety equipment. This includes portable gas detectors in lot 1 breathing apparatus in lot 2 and fixed gas detection and its maintenance in lot 3. These goods and services will be used on our operational water and wastewater sites.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 240 000.00 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: 1a

II.2.1) Title

Portable Gas Detectors

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33195100

38420000

24111000

38341500

90731500

90731600

90731700

90743100

50413100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ

UKI

Main site or place of performance:

Whole Thames Water region.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scope for lot 1A will cover the purchase and supply of PGD Units (Triple gas — which monitor low oxygen, methane, and hydrogen sulphide, single gas — personal monitors — which monitor hydrogen Sulphide) and spare parts, product selection, manufacture, at-works test, provision of drawings, supply, packing, delivery (could be to anywhere in the Thames Water region), on-site testing, commissioning, provision of associated documentation and necessary certification and warranties and operator/maintenance training of all applications.

In addition R&M services will cover the planned and reactive maintenance of Thames Water PGD Units for instance, but not limited to, sensor calibration, repair, overhaul and servicing services. Repair may include all necessary PGD Unit ancillaries, sensors, batteries, battery re-chargers, etc. Services required may include efficiency testing, removal and disposal of PGD Units and spares from site, delivery and commissioning. This lot will be awarded to a sole supplier.

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: 1 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be for an initial duration of 3 years, with options to extend annually up to a maximum overall term of 8 years.

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: 1a

II.2.1) Title

Lone Worker Device with Portable Gas Detector Ability

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33195100

38420000

24111000

38341500

90731500

90731600

90731700

90743100

50413100

35110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ

UKI

Main site or place of performance:

Whole Thames Water region.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scope for lot 1B will cover the purchase and supply of lone worker devices with PGD ability. The unit will have the capability to alarm when the user has stopped moving for a set amount of time and will report back to monitoring personnel and will also sound an audible alarm. The device will also have fall detection, and be able to send audible and non-audible SOS alerts. The gas monitoring side of the device will cover the following (Triple gas — which monitor low oxygen, methane, and hydrogen sulphide, single gas — personal monitors — which monitor hydrogen sulphide).

Also covered under this lot is spare parts, product selection, manufacture, at-works test, provision of drawings, supply, packing, delivery (delivery could be to anywhere within the Thames Water region), on-site testing, commissioning, provision of associated documentation and necessary certification and warranties and operator/maintenance training of all applications.

In addition R&M services will cover the planned and reactive maintenance of Thames Water PGD/lone working devices for instance, but not limited to, sensor calibration, repair, overhaul and servicing services. Repair may include all necessary unit ancillaries, sensors, batteries, battery re-chargers, etc. Services required may include efficiency testing, removal and disposal of PGD Units and spares from site, delivery and commissioning.

This lot will be awarded to a sole supplier, and a trial of a selection of units across multiple sites may be required before award stage.

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: 1 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be for an initial duration of 3 years, with options to extend annually up to a maximum overall term of 8 years.

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: 2

II.2.1) Title

Breathing Apparatus

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33172200

35110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI

UKJ

Main site or place of performance:

Whole of Thames Water region.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scope of work for lot 2 includes the supply, delivery (delivery could be to anywhere within the Thames Water region) and maintenance of breathing apparatus equipment. This includes but is not limited to working/rescue breathing apparatus, escape breathing apparatus (both oxygen rebreather and compressed air), and umbilical line sets.

The equipment will be used in the water and waste industry and must be fully compliant with relevant British and international standards.

This lot will be awarded to a sole supplier.

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: 640 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be for an initial duration of 3 years, with options to extend annually up to a maximum overall term of 8 years.

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

Supply of Fixed Gas Detection and Associated Spares

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33195100

38420000

24111000

38341500

90731500

90731600

90731700

90743100

50413100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI

UKJ

Main site or place of performance:

Whole Thames Water region.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scope for lot 3 will cover the purchase and supply of fixed gas detectors (Chlorine, Hydrogen Sulphide, Ammonia, Methane, Carbon Monoxide, Carbon Dioxide, Hydrogen Sulphide, low Oxygen and Ozone) spare parts, product selection, manufacture, provision of drawings, supply, packing, delivery (delivery could be to anywhere within the Thames Water region), provision of associated documentation and necessary certification and warranties and operator/maintenance training of all applications.

This lot will be awarded to a sole supplier.

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: 2 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be for an initial duration of 3 years, with options to extend annually up to a maximum overall term of 8 years.

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.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

As detailed in the PQQ.

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.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation

As detailed in section VI.3 and the PQQ.

III.1.6) Deposits and guarantees required:

Bonds and/or parent company guarantees of performance and financial standing may be required.

III.1.7) Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Specified in the invitation to negotiate.

III.1.8) Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Consortia may be required to form a legal entity prior to award.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Negotiated with call for competition

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: 4

IV.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 10/07/2020

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Between 5 — 8 years.

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

All suppliers who wish to respond to this notice must request a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) by using the link in Section I.3 of this notice, i.e. https://www.thameswater.co.uk/procurement.

Note that your client may be Thames Water Utilities Ltd or another company within the Kemble Water group structure

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Thames Water Utilities Ltd

Reading

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Thames Water Utilities Ltd will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. 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 tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

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

Thames Water Utilities Ltd

Reading

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

19/06/2020

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