Contract notice

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Expire date: 10/05/2021

External Reference: 2021-540602

Contract notice

Contract notice

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses

West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority
VAT No. 281 2856 47
99 Vauxhall Road, Nechells
Birmingham
B7 4HW
UK
Contact person: Liz Davies
Telephone: +44 1213806179
NUTS code:  UK -  UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.wmfs.net

I.3)

Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:  
https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=37383&B=BLUELIGHT
Additional information can be obtained from
the abovementioned address:  
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted
to the abovementioned address
I.4)

Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.5)

Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title

Invitation to Tender Framework Agreement for Supply and Delivery of Emergency Response Equipment and Associated Services
Reference number:  C002687
II.1.2)

Main CPV code

35110000  -  Firefighting, rescue and safety equipment
II.1.3)

Type of contract

Supplies
II.1.4)

Short description

This framework is for the Supply and Delivery of Emergency Response Equipment and Associated Services. The tender exercise will be in accordance with the provisions of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015,following the open tender procedure. The Framework Agreement will be available to access by UK Fire and Rescue Services and other services, customer and agents, which can be viewed in the ITT. Please click on this link for a list of UK Fire and Rescue Services https://www.nationalfirechiefs.org.uk/Fire-and-Rescue-Services Potential contractors bidding for the framework must hold or be willing to obtain insurance cover to the following minimum levels: Public Liability: £5 million, Products Liability: £1 million and Employers Liability: £5 million. The Lots available to bid for are: Rescue Equipment,Fluid Transfer Equipment and Compressed Air Foam Systems,Ultra-High-Pressure Lance and Misting systems,Positive Pressure Ventilation Fans and Smoke Curtains and Thermal Imaging Cameras
II.1.5)

Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 45200000.00  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

Rescue Equipment
Lot No:  1
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

35111200  -  Firefighting materials
35111510  -  Fire suppression hand tools
35113000  -  Safety equipment
43830000  -  Power tools
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  UK -  UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:  
United Kingdom
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

Supply and Delivery of Rescue Equipment and associated services to Participating Services, Participating Customers and their Agents. These goods include but are not limited to: Rescue Tools, Stabilisation and Lifting Equipment and Protection Systems. Call offs under the framework for this Lot will be via Direct Award or Further Competition.
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: 27000000.00  GBP
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title

Fluid Transfer and Compressed Air Foam
Lot No:  2
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

35111520  -  Fire suppression foam or similar compounds
44165100  -  Hoses
44165110  -  Drilling hoses
44482100  -  Fire hoses
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  UK -  UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:  
United Kingdom
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

Supply and Delivery of Fluid Transfer and associated services to Participating Services, Participating Customers and their Agents. These goods include but are not limited to: Fluid Transfer and pumps for example lay flat hose and power driven pumps and Compressed Air Foam. Call offs under the framework for this Lot will be via Direct Award or Further Competition.
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: 8000000.00  GBP
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title

Ultra-High-Pressure Lance and Misting systems
Lot No:  3
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

35111500  -  Fire suppression system
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  UK -  UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:  
United Kingdom
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

Supply and Delivery of Ultra-High-Pressure Lance and Misting systems and associated services to Participating Services, Participating Customers and their Agents. This Lot is for the purchase of equipment only and not vehicles. Call offs under the framework for this Lot will be via Direct Award or Further Competition.
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: 5000000.00  GBP
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title

Positive Pressure Ventilation Fans and Smoke Curtains
Lot No:  4
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

42520000  -  Ventilation equipment
42521000  -  Smoke-extraction equipment
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  UK -  UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:  
United Kingdom
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

Supply and Delivery of Positive Pressure Ventilation Fans and Smoke Curtains and associated services to Participating Services, Participating Customers and their Agents. The goods include but are not limited to: PPV fans, suction hoses, battery operated fans and smoke curtains. Call offs under this framework for this Lot will be via Direct Award or Further Competition.
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: 2000000.00  GBP
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title

Thermal Imaging Cameras
Lot No:  5
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

38651000  -  Cameras
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  UK -  UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:  
United Kingdom
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

Supply and Delivery of Thermal Imaging Cameras and associated services to Participating Services, Participating Customers and their Agents. These goods include but are not limited to: thermal imaging cameras, battery packs and charging facilities. Call offs under this framework for this Lot will be via Direct Award or Further Competition.
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: 3400000.00  GBP
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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

III.2.3)

Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement:  20
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.2.2)

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date:  10/05/2021
Local time:  17:00
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:  10/05/2021
Local time:  17:00

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.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body

West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority
99 Vauxhall Road
Birmingham
B7 4HW
UK
Telephone: +44 1213806166
Internet address: www.wmfs.net

VI.4.3)

Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: 
The authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework
agreements is communicated to tenderers. The 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.
VI.4.4)

Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority
99 Vauxhall Road
Birmingham
B7 4HW
UK
Telephone: +44 1213806166
Internet address: www.wmfs.net