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Primary education services

  Hengoed United Kingdom — Caerphilly County Borough Council
Published September 22, 2016
Notice type
Award notice
Buyer category
The Consortium
Provision of Educational and Curriculum Aids for Schools and Educational Establishments.

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Fact Sheet

United Kingdom-Hengoed: Primary education services

2016/S 183-328181

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Caerphilly County Borough Council
Penallta House, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach
CF82 7PG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1443863161
E-mail: sellwhl@caerphilly.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1443863167
NUTS code: UKL16

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.caerphilly.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0272

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Provision of Educational and Curriculum Aids.

Reference number: CCBC/PS928/16/HS
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Caerphilly County Borough Council (‘the Council’) have awarded a contract to The Consortium for the Provision of Educational and Curriculum Aids on behalf of Schools and educational establishments. The contract will run until the 30.11.2017 with the option to extend for a further period of twenty four (24) months. The predominate expenditure for the proposed contract is managed directly by individual Schools via devolved budgets and therefore not subject to the Council's Standing Orders for Contracts.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL16
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Educational and Curriculum Aids for Schools and Educational Establishments.

II.2.5)Award criteria
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
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive

The Council are proposing to recommend that schools and educational establishments within the boundaries of the Council utilise The Consortium for educational and curriculum aids:

The justification for utilising the Consortium are as follows:

a) The unforeseen closure of a local provision has left Schools with no contract to purchase educational and curriculum aids.

b) Welsh Purchasing Consortium recently (in July 2015) visited and tested the market for this provision on an all Wales basis, subsequently awarded a contract to the Consortium.

c) Predominantly the spend for educational and curriculum aids is managed by individual schools via devolved budgets and are not subject to the Council's Standing Orders for Contracts.

d) A number of Schools currently utilise the Consortium for educational and curriculum aids, and more advantageous terms can therefore be obtained.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 102-181402
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: CCBC/PS928/16/MO
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
The Consortium
Hammond Way
BA14 8RR
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8453307780
Fax: +44 8453307775
NUTS code: UKL15
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 400 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(WA Ref: 47509).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Caerphilly County Borough Council
Penallta House, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach
CF82 7PG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1443863161
Fax: +44 1443863167

Internet address:www.caerphilly.gov.uk

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:

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