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Notification of award of the following: Thames Water Utilities Limited (TWUL) is the UK's largest Water and Waste Services company with approximately 4 700 employees. TWUL are seeking to award a Framework Agreement for ...

Contract award notice - utilities

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Thames Water Utilities Limited
Procurement Support Centre - 3rd Floor East, c/o Mail Room, Rose Kiln Court
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ11

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement
I.6)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Sourcing of HGVs.

Reference number: FA1322
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Notification of award of the following:

Thames Water Utilities Limited (TWUL) is the UK's largest Water and Waste Services company with approximately 4 700 employees.

TWUL are seeking to award a Framework Agreement for the supply and delivery of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) built to a bespoke specification to meet TWUL requirements. Our initial requirements are for seven HGVs and bidders will need to have the capacity to be able to supply additional HGVs if TWUL scope of requirements changes needing the further purchases of HGVs under the terms of the awarded framework agreement.

The scope of the Framework Agreement will include the supply and delivery of HGVs to a specification that meets the requirements of TWUL as well as a full handover and operational training of the vehicles for TWUL employees.

The duration of the Framework Agreement length will be an initial 2 years with the option for TWUL to extend annually for a further 2 years (2+1+1).

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes

HGV Tanker Purchase

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of Thames Water Region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Award of the following:

TWUL are seeking to award a framework agreement for the supply and delivery of 18 tonne tanker HGVs built to a bespoke specification. Our initial requirement is for three HGVs and further purchases of HGVs may be required under the terms of the awarded framework agreement. The scope of the agreement will cover supply and delivery as well as a full handover including operational training of the vehicles for TWUL employees.

II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be for an initial duration of 2 years, with options to extend annually up to a maximum overall term of 4 years.

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

TWUL reserves the right to award the entire scope of this framework to a single provider as a single source of supply or award to multiple service providers.

This notice is a request for expressions of interest to participate in the bid process to establish the framework agreement.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 167-300669
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 periodic indicative notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Lot No: 1

HGV Tanker Purchase

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: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Crossland Tankers Limited
Northern Ireland
BT46 5QZ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKN0
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
V.2.6)Price paid for bargain purchases

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

All suppliers who wish to respond to this notice must request a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) by using the link in Section I.3 of this notice.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Thames Water Utilities Limited
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Thames Water Utilities Limited will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That 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 before the contract is entered into.

The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: