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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Cambuslang: Cleaning, inspection and repair of firefighter personal protective equipment
Document Ref:
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Date Published:
29 July 2020
Deadline Date:
28 August 2020
Document Source:
Alert Profile:

Notice Abstract

Cleaning, inspection and repair of firefighter personal protective equipment.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Headquarters, Westburn Drive


G72 7NA


Telephone: +44 1416464637



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.3) Communication

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

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Cleaning, Inspection and Repair of Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment

Reference number: T1C-002-2021

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

Cleaning, inspection and repair of firefighter personal protective equipment.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Cleaning, inspection and repair of firefighter personal protective equipment.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality — detailed implementation plan / Weighting: 30

Quality criterion: Quality — recording and information / Weighting: 7.5

Quality criterion: Quality — decontamination process / Weighting: 7.5

Quality criterion: Quality — annual health checks / Weighting: 6

Quality criterion: Quality — contract management / Weighting: 3

Quality criterion: Quality — sustainability impact / Weighting: 3

Quality criterion: Quality — contingency and business continuity planning / Weighting: 1.5

Quality criterion: Quality — fair work practices / Weighting: 1.5

Cost criterion: Cost / Weighting: 40

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/03/2021

End: 28/02/2023

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The total potential duration of the contract will be 8 years, this will be awarded on the basis of an initial 24 months with contract extensions considered and applied biennially up to a total of 96 months (including initial period and all possible extension options).

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 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

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: 28/08/2020

Local time: 12:00

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


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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 28/08/2020

Local time: 12:00


Opened remotely via

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Mandy Shepherd, Procurement Category Lead shall open the postbox within after 12.00 noon on 29 July 2020

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

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The contracting authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

Not relevant to the nature of the contract

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

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

Information regarding community benefit requirements and clauses is provided within the tender documentation. Community benefits will not be evaluated as part of the scored evaluation criteria, however any community benefits offered by the provider within their tender submission will be made contractual

(SC Ref:623884)

Download the ESPD document here:

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

1 Carlton Place


G5 9TW


VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) must, by notice in writing as soon as possible after the decision has been made, inform all tenderers and candidates of its decision to award the contract, conclude the framework agreement or establish a dynamic purchasing system. The SFRS will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill at the point information on the contract award is communicated to tenderers. The SFRS is obliged to comply with the regulations and any eligible economic operator can bring an action in the Sherriff Court or the Court of Session where as a consequence of a breach by the SFRS, they suffer or risk suffering loss or damage. The bringing of court proceedings during the standstill period means that the SFRS must not enter into the contract, conclude the framework agreement or establish the dynamic purchasing system unless the proceedings are determined, discontinued or disposed of: or the court, by interim order, brings to an end the prohibition. The bringing of court proceedings after the standstill period has elapsed and the remedies that are available to the courts are detailed in the Regulations.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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