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:DUD - Warm Air Hand Dryer and Washroom Equipment - 2011.

Contract notice


Section I: Contracting authority

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

Dudley MBC
Council House, Priory Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
For the attention of: Mr. R. Walden
DY1 1HF Dudley
Telephone: +44 1384812714
Fax: +44 1384814831

Internet address(es)

General address of the contracting authority

Address of the buyer profile

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
DUD - Warm Air Hand Dryer and Washroom Equipment - 2011.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main place of performance: Within the Borough of Dudley.

NUTS code UKG34

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Supply and Services of Warm Air Hand Dryers and Washroom Equipment. Equipment is to be supplied to establishments within Dudley Metropolitan Borough. The equipment will need to support our operations in a cost effective and efficient manner.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39721320, 39811110, 44411100, 39712300, 39811100

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
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 1.3.2012.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
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
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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: 31.10.2011
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
1.11.2011 - 12:00
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 1.11.2011 - 12:01
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders yes
Officers and Members of the Council only.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
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 successful Contractor(s) are required to take account of sustainable development e.g. environmental, social and economic impacts of delivery and to actively participate in the protection of the environment. Accordingly contract performance and conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.
Please note that estimated spend figures provided in this notice are based on historical information and cannot be guaranteed under this contract.

Dudley MBC will be utilising its e-procurement portal In-Tend for this procurement exercise. The Tender should be received no later than 1st November 2011 at (noon) 12:00 hours and will be available for download until 31st October 2011. URL:

To access documents bidders are required to register with the website. This may be done in two ways; 1) use the Register Now button located on the Home screen or 2) find the project under the eOpportunities link and use the Express Interest button in red. Companies who have previously registered with the website will invited to input their login detail.

New Users will be invited to go through the Registration wizard. New Users, upon registration will receive an automatic notification of their unique login details. Once an expression of interest has been accepted by the system, Users MUST log back into the system to access documents. Now they will appear under the My Tenders tab. Further assistance with the system may be obtained by contacting the System Administrator on 01384 812714 or . Guidance documents are also published under the Help screen which can be found on the home screen at

Please note that this is subject to the individual requirements of each potential participant.
No potential participating Authority/Organisation can guarantee the level of business that may be generated by this arrangement.
The Council expressly reserves the right;
i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice
ii) to make whatever changes it sees fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition
iii) to award contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the requirement covered by this notice; and
iv) to award contract(s) in stages and in no circumstances will the Council be liable for any costs incurred by candidates
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: