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Supply of Trousers, Tunics and Skirts for the Police Services in England and Wales.

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Devon & Cornwall Police Authority
South West Police Procurement Department c/o Wiltshire Police London Road
Contact point(s): Mrs Emma Ashforth
For the attention of: Mrs Emma Ashforth
SN10 2DN Devizes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1380734100
E-mail:

Further information can be obtained from: Please DO NOT contact the procurement officer listed above directly
Suppliers/Contractors wishing to express an interest in this tender opportunity, should go to www.bluelight.gov.uk/opportunities and enter the following reference number in the search criteria "contains:” box: QTLE-8YRHUJ, then click on the tender opportunity Title and select the "Login and Register Interest” button. The Invitation to Tender (ITT) documents can then be accessed and downloaded to fill in, by going to www.bluelight.gov.uk and selecting the "Supplier Login” option. Please note: Suppliers/Contractors not already registered on the Bluelight ProContract eTendering system, will need to go to www.bluelight.gov.uk and click on the "Register Company” link on the left hand side and fill in the company registration form. It is free to register on the system and there are no subscription charges or additional costs for using the system. Once the registration has been processed they then need to return to the tender opportunity, and register their expression of interest.

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Public order and safety
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Supply of Trousers, Tunics and Skirts for the Police Services in England and Wales.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various locations in Police Forces across England and Wales.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 10 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Supply of trousers, tunics and skirts that meets the requirements of the Police Service in England and Wales on terms that represent best value for money.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35811200

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:
This procurement will be divided up into Lots as set out below. Bidders can tender for all or any combination of those Lots.
Lot 1 - Formal.
Item 1A: Formal Trouser (Male and Female).
Option 1: Wool (Black).
Option 2: Polyester Wool (Black).
Option 3: Wool Barathea (Dark Navy).
Item 1B: Formal Tunic (Male and Female).
Option 1: Wool (Black).
Option 2: Polyester Wool (Black).
Option 3: Wool Barathea (Dark Navy).
Item 1C: Formal Skirt (Female).
Option 1: Wool (Black).
Option 2: Wool Barathea (Dark Navy).
Option 3(a): Polyester Wool (Black).
Option 3(b): Polyester Wool (Dark Navy).
Option 4: Polyester Cotton (Black).
Lot 2 - Patrol/Beat Trousers (Male and Female).
Option 1: Polyester Cotton (Black) (with leg patch pockets).
Option 2: Polyester Cotton (Black) (without leg patch pockets).
Lot 3 - Tactical/Specialist Trousers (Male and Female).
Option 1: Polyester Cotton Ripstop (Black).
Estimated value excluding VAT: 10 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Formal
1)Short description
Item 1A: Formal Trouser (Male and Female).
Option 1: Wool (Black).
Option 2: Polyester Wool (Black).
Option 3: Wool Barathea (Dark Navy).
Item 1B: Formal Tunic (Male and Female).
Option 1: Wool (Black).
Option 2: Polyester Wool (Black).
Option 3: Wool Barathea (Dark Navy).
Item 1C: Formal Skirt (Female).
Option 1: Wool (Black).
Option 2: Wool Barathea (Dark Navy).
Option 3(a): Polyester Wool (Black).
Option 3(b): Polyester Wool (Dark Navy).
Option 4: Polyester Cotton (Black).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35811200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Patrol/Beat Trousers
1)Short description
Item 2: Patrol/Beat Trouser (Male and Female).
Option 1: Polyester Cotton (Black) (with leg patch pockets).
Option 2: Polyester Cotton (Black) (without leg patch pockets).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35811200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Tactical/Specialist Trousers
1)Short description
Item 3: Tactical/Specialist Trousers (Male and Female).
Option 1: Polyester Cotton Ripstop (Black).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35811200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional 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:
Please refer to Tender Documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Please refer to Tender Documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Please 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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:
T1397/11
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 30.11.2012 - 16:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
30.11.2012 - 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
9.10.2012