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UK-Basildon: Fire-alarm systems.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Basildon Borough Council
The Basildon Centre, St Martin's Square, Basildon, SS14 1DL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 0268294339, Email:
Contact: Corporate Procurement Team, Attn: Colin Messom

Further information can be obtained at: As Above
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: As Above

I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
Regional or local authority

I.3) Main activity:
General Public Services

I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: No

Section II: Object Of The Contract: SERVICES
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Basildon Fire Safety Maintenance Contract
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SERVICES
Service Category: 1

Region Codes: UKH3 - Essex
II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:The notice involves a public contract

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Fire-alarm systems. The Council wishes to appoint a Contractor on a 4 year fixed term contract with an option to extend for up to a further 48 months whether in single or multiple extensions comprising the annual maintenance at sheltered housing schemes for older people and at a general needs tower block of all portable fire extinguishers, fire blankets, dry risers, fire alarm systems, hard wired smoke detection, battery operated smoke detection, smoke detection inside residential flats, internal and external fire doors, fire door hold open devices, fire safety signage, minor maintenance work identified on fire safety equipment and the creation of asset lists for all items to be maintained. There is potential later in the contract for the annual maintenance of water suppression systems to be added, after installation and warranty period expiry

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
31625200 - Fire-alarm systems.

II.1.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): Yes
This contract is divided into lots: No
II.1.9)Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No

II.2)Quantity Or Scope Of The Contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Refer to 1.5 of Contract Notice
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range between: 300,000 and 400,000
Currency: GBP

II.2.2)Options: Not Provided
II.2.3)Information about renewals:
This contract is subject to renewal: Not Provided
II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information About Lots

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
PQQ document refers

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
PQQ document refers

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Refer to tender documents

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: No
III.2)Conditions For Participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:

Refer to PQQ
III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:
(a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking's overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.

Minimum Level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to PQQ

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Technical capacity - means of proof required

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Refer to PQQ
Minimum Level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to PQQ
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts: Not Provided
III.3)Conditions Specific To Service Contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession:
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: Not Provided
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service:
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: No
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate:

Envisaged number of operators: 6

Objective Criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:
See weighting in PQQ
IV.2)Award Criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria:
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
The criteria stated below
Criteria - Weighting
Technical Ability - 60
Past Experience - 30
Professional Capability - 10

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No

IV.3)Administrative Information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: CP-2014-0073
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: Not Provided
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:

Date: 15/08/2014
Time-limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 12:00
Payable documents: No

IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 18/08/2014
Time: 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 01/09/2014
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up: English

Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.1)This Is A Recurrent Procurement: No
VI.2)Information about European Union funds:
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
VI.3)Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-2014716-PRO-5818493 TKR-2014716-PRO-5818492

VI.4)Procedures For Appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
Not Provided

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: Not Provided

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not Provided

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 16/07/2014


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