HCC Dec 2015 - The Supply of Metal Storage Furniture
HCC - Resources and Performance | Published January 12, 2016 - Deadline January 12, 2016
Hertfordshire County Council (the Contracting Authority) acting on behalf of the Participants, is leading on the procurement process to establish a Framework Agreement for the purchase of Metal Storage Furniture (hereinafter referred to as “Goods”) and is seeking suitably qualified Contractor(s) to supply the Goods under any Agreement resulting from this tendering exercise. A list of the Goods required is given in the Specification (Schedule 1) on the tender documents.
The authorities that are participating in this tender exercise and any subsequent Agreement are listed below:
Hampshire County Council
Hertfordshire County Council
The requirement is for the direct delivery of Goods to various locations throughout each Participating Authority.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right however to include any other Consortium member, affiliate or associate who may wish to join this arrangement at a future date.
The anticipated annual joint expenditure, for the Participating Authority’s on these Goods is presently circa £120,000 per annum, however the estimated annual range is between £60,000 to £350,000.
The estimated total annual spend by each participating Authority can be broken down as follows -
Any organisation that utilises this framework agreement shall do so under the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
To access this procurement opportunity please visit www.supplyhertfordshire.co.uk and follow the on-screen guidance.
This procurement is an Open (one stage) process. Suppliers wishing to take part in this project are invited to express which will give access to the full procurement documents in the e-tendering system.
To be considered as a bidder you must complete and submit a bid by 12 noon on the Tender submission date. Please allow sufficient time to make your return as late bids will not be permitted by the system.
No fixed list of the organisations is set out within this tender and no guarantee can be given as to the exact amount of business which may result from this tender exercise. However, the Contractor(s) will be expected to provide the service to any other local authority or other public sector body that is authorised by the Contracting Authority. The Contracting Authority reserves the right however to include any other Consortium member, affiliate or associate who may wish to join this arrangement at a future date.
Any organisation that utilises this Framework Agreement will do so under the terms and conditions of this Framework Agreement, further to permission from the Contracting Authority.
The Participating Authorities as part of the collaborative procurement agenda, seek to establish framework agreements for use by local authorities being the Central Purchasing Bodies as defined by the EU Combined Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC.
The Framework Agreement may also be open for use by the following Administrative Regions of the United Kingdom/UK:
All Local Government administered regions of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Regions in England: Reference may be made to the 9 highest tier of Regions:- East Midlands, West Midlands; East of England; South East; South West; North West; North East; Yorkshire & Humber; London, or to individual administering Councils, listed in the below link:
Northern Ireland: Administered across 26 Districts of Northern Ireland as listed in this link: http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/local-councils-in-northern-ireland
Scotland: Administered across 32 Council areas as listed in this link: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2012/02/2421/1
Wales: Administered across 22 Council areas:
espo Member Authorities: https://www.espo.org/About-us-(1)/About-Us
Nuts Codes: The European Journal template requires selection of a nuts code (Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics) in an ojeu Notice, but regrettably, will not allow selection of more than one. Thus, where a notice refers to delivery/use in more than one specific region, but not throughout the uk, a nuts code will be selected that best reflects the region of greatest use. Where a notice refers to delivery/use within more than one specific region and also throughout the uk, the nuts code for 'uk' will be selected.
Classification of user organisations referred to in ojeu notices-
Local Authority Councils: County, Unitary, District, Borough, and Metropolitan Councils (Parish and Community Councils are also permissible users) - please refer to the links in the relevant Sections above entitled: Regions in England; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Wales.
Educational Establishments: Nursery School, Primary School, Middle or High School, Secondary School, Academy, Special School, Pupil Referral Unit (pru), Further Education College, University.
Schools in England https://www.gov.uk/find-school-in-england
Scottish Schools Online http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/scottishschoolsonline/
Schools in Wales http://hwb.wales.gov.uk/
Schools Database Northern Ireland http://apps.deni.gov.uk/appinstitutes/instmain.aspx
Academies - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/open-academies-and-academy-projects-in-development
Universities and Colleges http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/institutions/
Police, Fire & Rescue & Maritime & Coastguard Agency Emergency Services:
nhs Bodies, the hsc (Northern Ireland) and Ambulance Services:
Government Departments and Agencies - Public Sector National Classification Guide:
http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/publications/re-reference-tables.html?edition=tcm%3A77-336664 (choose: Public Sector classification spreadsheet)
Registered Social Landlords:Government-funded, not-for-profit organisations that provide affordable housing. They include housing associations, trusts and cooperatives.