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Commercial Catering Equipment.

Prior information notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Business Services Organisation, Procurement and Logistics Service
Maple House, 45 Bush Road
For the attention of: Esther Gracey and Kyle McCauley
BT41 2PX Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

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

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
Trust Headquarters, Belfast City Hospital, 51 Lisburn Road
BT9 7AB Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

Northern Health and Social Care Trust
Trust Headquarters, Bretten Hall, Antrim Area Hospital, Bush Road
BT41 2RL Antrim
UNITED KINGDOM

Southern Health and Social Care Trust
Trust Headquarters, Craigavon Area Hospital, 68 Lurgan Road
BT63 5QQ Craigavon
UNITED KINGDOM

South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust
Trust Headquarters, Ulster Hospital, Upper Newtownards Road
BT16 1RH Dundonald
UNITED KINGDOM

Western Health and Social Care Trust
Trust Headquarters, MDEC Building, Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Glenshane Road
BT47 6SB Londonderry
UNITED KINGDOM

Northern Ireland Ambulance Service
Knockbracken Healthcare Park, Saintfield Road
BT8 8SG Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

Northern Ireland Practice and Education Council for Nursing and Midwifery
NIPEC 79 Chichester Street
BT1 4JE Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority
9th Floor Riverside Tower
BT1 3BT Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

Health and Social Care Board
12-22 Linenhall Street
BT2 8BS Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Commercial Catering Equipment.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Supplies

NUTS code UKN0

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
This is a proposed new regional framework agreement for the Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of Commercial Catering Equipment. This equipment is used in high output catering areas, primarily in hospital and residential canteens and kitchens.
The type of equipment to be considered includes high output cookers, ovens, microwaves, dishwashers, fridges, freezers, servers, refrigerated display units, ice machines and water boilers. Also for consideration is ancillary equipment such as blenders, fryers, boiling kettles, soup wells, slicers, mixers and rotary toasters. This is not an exhaustive list. Items may be added or removed following Pre- Market investigation.

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39310000, 39312000, 39312100, 39312200, 39314000, 39315000, 39711100, 39711124, 39711130, 39711200, 39711210, 39711211, 39711310, 39711320, 39711330, 39711340, 39711360, 39711361, 39711362, 39711400, 39711410, 39711420, 39711430, 39711440, 39711500, 39713100, 51000000, 51100000, 51110000, 42210000, 42214100, 42214110

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:
This is a Prior Information Notice to inform the market that BSO Procurement and Logistics Service (PaLS) has a requirement for the Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of Commercial Catering Equipment.
PaLS wish to carry out Pre- Market engagement with interested suppliers to investigate the current market conditions, gain product knowledge, assist the Contract Adjudication Group (CAG) with the development of the tender documentation and to ensure existing and future requirements are met.
It is the intention of PaLS to host a Pre- Market engagement meeting on Friday 11.3.2016 in Fern House, Antrim Area Hospital, 45 Bush Road, Antrim, BT41 2RL. Items on the Agenda will include but are not limited to proposed plan for tendering, market conditions, environmental considerations and range of equipment available. There may be a requirement to provide product literature prior to the meeting.

Should you wish to participate you must e-mail Kyle McCauley at no later than 12:00 on Wednesday 2.3.2016. Suppliers will be informed of the final arrangements prior to any Pre- Market engagement meeting.

Due to limited places, suppliers are restricted to 2 attendees. The date is subject to change and we reserve the right to arrange alternative engagement meetings with suppliers if required.

All future tender documentation will be made available via the http://etendersni.gov.uk website and potential bidders should register on this website to ensure they have access to tender documentation when the tender is published.

Please note this Pre- Market engagement meeting is for information purposes only.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12.2.2016