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Water distribution and related services

Published 07/08/2020

Scotland

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Tender Details
Reference2020/S 152-373611
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesHealth
Common Procurement VocabularyWater distribution and related services
Date Published7th Aug 2020

Scotland

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: Liverpool Road
Town: Chester
NUTS code: UKD63 Cheshire West and Chester
Postal code: CH2 1UL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@coch-cps.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1244365143

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.coch.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The eligible users of the proposed framework agreement are available for unrestricted and fulldirect access, free of charge at: www.nhssourcing.co.uk
Town: UK
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@coch-cps.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.nhssourcing.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves 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: www.nhssourcing.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.nhssourcing.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Supply of Water and Wastewater Retail Services Framework Agreement

Reference number: F/070/WAT/20/IB
II.1.2)Main CPV code
65100000 Water distribution and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, through its commercial procurement services and working in collaboration with Inspired Energy plc, wishes to award a multi-supplier national framework agreement for the supply of water retail services.

The framework will have two lots:

• Lot 1: Supply of Water and Waste-water Retail Services in England and Wales;

• Lot 2: Supply of Water and Waste-water Retail Services in Scotland.

Tenders may be submitted for one or both lots.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Supply of Water and Waste-water Retail Services in England and Wales

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
65100000 Water distribution and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER
NUTS code: UKF EAST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKG WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKH EAST OF ENGLAND
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
NUTS code: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Providers will supply water and waste-water retail services to eligible non-household customers in accordance with the Water Act 2014 (and as amended) and all other applicable Regulations and Market Codes.

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: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will run for a 2-year term with the option to extend up to a date no later than 31 March 2024. Call-off contracts may exceed the initial 2-year period (or any agreed extension) provided that contracts are awarded within the framework agreement term and that no contract end date exceeds 31 March 2024.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement will run for a 2-year term with the option to extend up to a date no later than 31 March 2024. Call-off contracts may exceed the initial 2-year period (or any agreed extension) provided that contracts are awarded within the framework agreement term and that no contract end date exceeds 31 March 2024.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Supply of Water and Waste-water Retail Services in Scotland

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
65100000 Water distribution and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Providers will supply water and waste-water retail services to eligible non-household customers in accordance with the water services, etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (and as amended) and all other applicable Market Codes.

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: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will run for a two year term with the option to extend up to a date no later than 31 March 2024. Call-off contracts may exceed the initial 2-year period (or any agreed extension) provided that contracts are awarded within the framework agreement term and that no contract end date exceeds 31 March 2024.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement will run for a 2-year term with the option to extend up to a date no later than 31 March 2024. Call-off contracts may exceed the initial 2-year period (or any agreed extension) provided that contracts are awarded within the framework agreement term and that no contract end date exceeds 31 March 2024.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

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:

Suppliers appointed to lot 1 must hold and maintain through the term of this framework agreement and any call-off contracts a wholesale contract applicable to each and every region in which the provider offers to supply water and waste-water retail services.

Suppliers appointed to lot 2 must hold and maintain through the term of this framework agreement and any call-off contracts a valid general licence for retail water services in Scotland formally granted by the Scottish regulator, the Water Industry Commission for Scotland (WICS), in accordance with the Water Services, etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (and as amended).

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

Electronic auctions may be used for further competitions.

IV.1.8)Information about the 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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/09/2020
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
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: 04/09/2020
Local time: 14:00

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:

Suppliers instructions how to express interest and bid for this tender.

1) Browse to the esourcing portal https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk and click on view current opportunities.

2) Select the title of the ITT.

3) Review the ITT, framework agreement specification, prerequisites and list of eligible users (you may do this without registering).

4) Register your organisation on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once).

5) Accept the portal terms and conditions and click ‘continue’, enter your organisation and user details.

Note the username you chose and click 'Save' when complete.

You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

6) Login to the portal with the username/password.

7) Click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are pre-qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier).

8) Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content.

9) Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. This will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only). You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ITT Details’ box.

10) Responding to the ITT.

Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining). You can now use the messages function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification. Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the ITT There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/08/2020
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Tender Details
Reference2020/S 152-373611
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesHealth
Common Procurement VocabularyWater distribution and related services
Date Published7th Aug 2020