The Procurement Partnership Ltd: NEPO and TPPL Purchase of Grounds Maintenance Equipment and Plant Framework

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Notice Summary
Title: NEPO and TPPL Purchase of Grounds Maintenance Equipment and Plant Framework
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: The Procurement Partnership Ltd
Nature of contract: Supplies
Procedure: Open
Short Description: The Association of North East Councils Limited trading as the North East Procurement Organisation is inviting tenders for organisations to participate in a 48 month Agreement for the supply of Grounds Maintenance Equipment and Plant on a purchase basis. The Agreement will be used by NEPO, and may also be used by all Local Authorities and other contracting authorities located in the United Kingdom. The Agreement will be available to all current and future members of the Procurement Partnership Limited's (TPPL) buying club. A list of TPPL members can be obtained from http://www.tppl.co.uk/about-us/our-members/. The Agreement is also available to all members and associate members of the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO). A list of members of NEPO is available here https://www.nepo.org/about and a full list of associate members is available here http://nepo.org/associate-membership/list
Published: 11/05/2018 11:28

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UK-Newcastle upon Tyne: Grounds-maintenance equipment.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             The Association of North East Councils Limited trading as the North East Procurement Organisation
             Guildhall, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3AF, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 1954250517, Email: GM&Penquiries@tppl.co.uk
             Main Address: www.nepo.org
             NUTS Code: UKC22
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: Yes.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: Yes.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Regional or local authority
      I.5) Main activity
            General public services

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: NEPO and TPPL Purchase of Grounds Maintenance Equipment and Plant Framework       
      Reference Number: NEPO214
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      43325100 - Grounds-maintenance equipment.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES
      II.1.4) Short description: The Association of North East Councils Limited trading as the North East Procurement Organisation is inviting tenders for organisations to participate in a 48 month Agreement for the supply of Grounds Maintenance Equipment and Plant on a purchase basis. The Agreement will be used by NEPO, and may also be used by all Local Authorities and other contracting authorities located in the United Kingdom.

The Agreement will be available to all current and future members of the Procurement Partnership Limited's (TPPL) buying club. A list of TPPL members can be obtained from http://www.tppl.co.uk/about-us/our-members/.

The Agreement is also available to all members and associate members of the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO). A list of members of NEPO is available here https://www.nepo.org/about and a full list of associate members is available here http://nepo.org/associate-membership/list       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 100,000,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: Yes       
      Tenders may be submitted for: All lots
      Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not provided
      The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not provided

II.2) Description
II.2) Description Lot No. 1
      
      II.2.1) Title: Grounds Maintenance Equipment       
      Lot No: 1       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      16000000 - Agricultural machinery.
      34140000 - Heavy-duty motor vehicles.
      43300000 - Construction machinery and equipment.
      43325100 - Grounds-maintenance equipment.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Purchase of variety of grounds maintenance equipment, including but not limited to walk behind mowers, ride on mowers, walk behind/ride-on rollers, tractor driven mowers, utility vehicles/quad bikes, spreaders/sprayers, compact tractors, trailers, wood chippers/shredders, stump grinders, pressure washing machines (including graffiti removal washers) both towed and vehicle-mounted, golf course maintenance equipment (and golf buggies). All types of agricultural equipment including, but not limited to, combined harvesters, bailers, agricultural trailers, tractors, implements, and attachments may also be purchased.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 50,000,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The framework will be renewed in 4 years.
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Equipment and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of this tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other equipment types and associated services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).       
II.2) Description Lot No. 2
      
      II.2.1) Title: Plant Equipment       
      Lot No: 2       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      42415110 - Forklift trucks.
      43200000 - Earthmoving and excavating machinery, and associated parts.
      43300000 - Construction machinery and equipment.
      44211100 - Modular and portable buildings.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Purchase of a variety plant equipment including, but not limited to dumpers, loaders, rubber ducks, excavators (compact, mini, midi), tracked excavators, backhoe loaders, wheeled loaders, telescopic handlers. All types of industrial and all-terrain fork lifts to include gas, electric and gasoline. Wheeled excavators, skidsteer loaders and all types of static, mobile and vehicle mounted generators. Access platforms wheel, mechanical and vehicle mounted. Site cabins/buildings/toilets, lighting, static and mobile platforms. Air conditioning and heating units static, both mobile and vehicle mounted.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 30,000,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The framework will be renewed in 4 years.
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Equipment and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of this tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other equipment types and associated services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).       
II.2) Description Lot No. 3
      
      II.2.1) Title: Handheld tools including electrical and mechanical items       
      Lot No: 3       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      44511000 - Hand tools.
      44512000 - Miscellaneous hand tools.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Purchase of a variety of handheld tools, including but not limited to all electrical and mechanical (e.g. chainsaws, blowers, strimmers, rollers).
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 20,000,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The framework will be renewed in 4 years.
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Equipment and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of this tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other equipment types and associated services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).       


Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
   III.1) Conditions for participation
      III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
      List and brief description of conditions:          
      As stated in the procurement documents.    
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
         
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions       
      As stated in the procurement documents.          
      III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
      Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement    
         Framework agreement with several operators       
         Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 140           
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes       
   IV.2) Administrative information
      IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
         Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 50 - 110012       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 18/06/2018 Time: 12:00
            
      IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,       
      IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
         Duration in month(s): 3
      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 18/06/2018
         Time: 14:00
         Place:
         Gateshead Council Legal Services
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: Yes    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months from publication of this contract notice.
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used Yes       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted Yes       
   Electronic payment will be used Yes       
   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.NEPO is a Central Purchasing Body as defined in the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR15). This means that NEPO may provide central purchasing activity on behalf of Contracting Authorities. The agreement will be available for use by all NEPO Members. A list of member organisations is available in the About section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org

This agreement will also be made available to all current and future NEPO Associate Members. Current Associate Members are listed in the Associate Member section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org/associate-membership/list

NEPO intends to make the resulting agreement available for use by all Contracting Authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to Government Departments and their Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, Central Government, NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Emergency Services, Coastguard Emergency Services, Educational Establishments, Registered Social Landlords and Registered Charities who have a need to purchase the above services. Please see the following websites for further details:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education
https://www.gov.uk/check-a-university-is-officially-recognised/recognised-bodies
http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/localauthorities.php
http://www.ukschoolsdirectory.net
https://www.gov.uk/find-school-in-england
https://education.gov.scot/ParentZone
http://hwb.wales.gov.uk/
https://www.education-ni.gov.uk/
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/open-academies-and-academy-projects-in-development
http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/institutions/
http://www.hefce.ac.uk/workprovide/unicoll/heis/
http://www.hefce.ac.uk/workprovide/unicoll/fecs/
http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx
http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure
http://www.scottishambulance.com/TheService/organised.aspx
http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=trusts
http://www.scottishambulance.com/AboutUs/HowWeOrganised.aspx
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations
http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/gov.htm
http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/local-councils-in-northern-ireland
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/02/2421/1
https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/contact
https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/articles/list-public-bodies-which-ni-public-procurement-policy-applies
https://www.ons.gov.uk/
https://www.police.uk/forces/
http://www.police-information.co.uk/index.html
http://www.psni.police.uk/index.htm
http://www.scotland.police.uk/
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/archive/law-order/Police/PoliceServiceofScotland
http://www.fire.org.uk/fire-brigades.html
http://www.nifrs.org/areas-districts/
http://www.firescotland.gov.uk/your-area.aspx
http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/About_us/Regulation/Registering_charities_index.aspx
http://www.oscr.org.uk/
https://idea.org.uk/ http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/registerhomepage.aspx
http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/search_Auth.aspx
http://www.communities.gov.uk/newsroom/factsandfigures/housingplanning1/facts/socialhousing/?id=1822644

A complete list of permissible users is shown on the NEPO website below:
http://www.nepo.org/associate-membership/permissable-users

Organisations wishing to access the NEPO agreement will be required to register as a NEPO Associate Member in the first instance.

The Agreement is available to current and future members of The Procurement Partnership Limited club. A list of members of can be obtained from http://www.tppl.co.uk/about-us/our-members/
To view this notice, please click here:
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   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             The Association of North East Councils Limited trading as the North East Procurement Organisation
       Guildhall, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3AF, United Kingdom
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    NEPO will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Framework Agreement is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award the Framework Agreement before it is executed / signed.

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘Regulations’) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where an agreement has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Framework Agreement has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the Framework Agreement ineffective.    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 11/05/2018

Annex A



   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      1: Contracting Authority
       Darlington Borough Council
       Town Hall, Feethams, Darlington, DL1 5QT, United Kingdom
       Email: customerservices@darlington.gov.uk
       Main Address: www.darlington.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKC

   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      2: Contracting Authority
       Durham County Council
       County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL, United Kingdom
       Email: help@durham.gov.uk
       Main Address: www.durham.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKC

   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      3: Contracting Authority
       Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council
       Civic Centre, Gateshead, NE8 1HH, United Kingdom
       Email: customerservices@gateshead.gov.uk
       Main Address: www.gateshead.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKC

   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      4: Contracting Authority
       Hartlepool Borough Council
       Civic Centre, Victoria Road, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY, United Kingdom
       Email: customer.service@hartlepool.gov.uk
       Main Address: www.hartlepool.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKC

   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      5: Contracting Authority
       Newcastle City Council
       Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RS, United Kingdom
       Email: csc@newcastle.gov.uk
       Main Address: www.newcastle.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKC

   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      6: Contracting Authority
       North Tyneside Council
       Quadrant, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park, Silverlink, NE27 0BY, United Kingdom
       Email: contact.us@northtyneside.gov.uk
       Main Address: http://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/
       NUTS Code: UKC

   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      7: Contracting Authority
       Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
       Redcar and Cleveland House, Kirkleatham Street, Redcar, TS10 1RT, United Kingdom
       Email: contactus@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
       Main Address: www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKC

   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      8: Contracting Authority
       South Tyneside Council
       Town Hall and Civic Offices, Westoe Road, South Shields, NE33 2RL, United Kingdom
       Email: customerhelp@southtyneside.gov.uk
       Main Address: www.southtyneside.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKC

   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      9: Contracting Authority
       Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
       Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LD, United Kingdom
       Email: customer.comments@stockton.gov.uk
       Main Address: www.stockton.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKC

   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      10: Contracting Authority
       Sunderland City Council
       Civic Centre, Burdon Road, Sunderland, SR2 7DN, United Kingdom
       Email: enquiries@sunderland.gov.uk
       Main Address: www.sunderland.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKC

   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      11: Contracting Authority
       Middlesbrough Borough Council
       Civic Centre, Albert Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 9FX, United Kingdom
       Email: contactcentre@middlesbrough.gov.uk
       Main Address: www.middlesbrough.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKC

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