UK-Southend-on-Sea: Domestic appliances.

UK-Southend-on-Sea: Domestic appliances.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Civic Centre, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6ER, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1702534028

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: Tender for the Provision of White Goods for the Essential Living Fund
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SERVICES
Service Category: 27

Region Codes: UKH31 - Southend-on-Sea
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:
Domestic appliances. Electrical domestic appliances. Electrical domestic appliances for use with foodstuffs. Domestic cooking appliances. Gas appliances.

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
39700000 - Domestic appliances.

39710000 - Electrical domestic appliances.

39711000 - Electrical domestic appliances for use with foodstuffs.

39721100 - Domestic cooking appliances.

39721410 - Gas appliances.

II.1.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): Not Provided
This contract is divided into lots: Not Provided
II.1.9)Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: Not Provided

II.2)Quantity Or Scope Of The Contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Southend Borough Council administers the Essential Living Fund, which offers practical support to households suffering hardship or crisis. This is achieved by supplying white goods or appliances to successful applicants. The white goods provided include, but is not limited to; fridges, fridge freezers, washing machines, gas cookers and electric cookers.

The Council is looking to work in conjunction with a company that can ensure the supply of the required appliances and is able to fit these appliances to a high standard. The winning Bidder must also be able to deliver and fit the appliances at a range of accommodation types across the Borough. At the time of fitting the scheme related white goods, the winning bidder will be required to remove and dispose of the old appliances in an environmentally responsible manner.

So that Southend Borough Council can monitor the scheme, to ensure it is operating to its full potential; the winning bidder will be required to report back to the Council on the general wellbeing of the recipient and whether or not the white goods are required.

The majority of Applicants that look to avail themselves of the scheme are vulnerable adults, or individuals taking up a new tenancy after a period in an institution or hostel. This contract represents a vital aspect of community support as it enables vulnerable people and prevents isolation, homelessness and reliance on supported accommodation.

The cost for all white goods provided under the Essential Living Fund is currently funded by Central Government. The scheme is confirmed to run until the end of March 2016. Therefore the contract term is limited to this timeframe. However, a possible contract extension will be included in the event that the scheme is either extended by Central Government or the Council is able to provide funding for the scheme beyond 1st April 2016.

To request the Tender Documents in relation to this Tender, please email;
Closing date To request these documents is; 09/06/2014
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range between: 170,000 and 200,000
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: 19 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Not Provided

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Not Provided

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Not Provided

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: Not Provided
III.2)Conditions For Participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
Not Provided
III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:
Not Provided

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Technical capacity - means of proof required
Not Provided
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: Not Provided
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:
Not Provided

IV.2)Award Criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria:
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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: Not Provided
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: 09/06/2014
Time-limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 17:00

IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 16/06/2014
Time: 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: Not Provided
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up: Not Provided

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: Not Provided
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.
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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: 09/05/2014