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Veterinary Officers and Meat Inspectors at meat plants/abattoirs would require items of clothing (e.g. boiler suits, white coats, and white trousers) worn by staff in the course of their duties to be laundered. The contractor should note that these ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs
Dundonald House, Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast
BT4 3SB
United Kingdom
Contact person: patrice.mcpolinfinance-ni.gov.uk
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

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

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

DEARA - Provision of Laundry Services for Veterinary Service Annual Health Group Staff.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
98311000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Veterinary Officers and Meat Inspectors at meat plants/abattoirs would require items of clothing (e.g. boiler suits, white coats, and white trousers) worn by staff in the course of their duties to be laundered. The contractor should note that these items of clothing may have been in contact with livestock (e.g. diseased animals). The risk to laundry staff from such clothing is in general considered to be low and apart from the use of disposable gloves when directly handling clothing and washing hands afterwards, no additional controls are considered necessary. However, Veterinary Staff will submit any such items in washable laundry bags and thus eliminate the need for the direct handling of these items.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 186 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
98311200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Veterinary Officers and Meat Inspectors at meat plants/abattoirs would require items of clothing (e.g. boiler suits, white coats, and white trousers) worn by staff in the course of their duties to be laundered. The contractor should note that these items of clothing may have been in contact with livestock (e.g. diseased animals). The risk to laundry staff from such clothing is in general considered to be low and apart from the use of disposable gloves when directly handling clothing and washing hands afterwards, no additional controls are considered necessary. However, Veterinary Staff will submit any such items in washable laundry bags and thus eliminate the need for the direct handling of these items.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: 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
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 172-309101
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 prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Lot No: 0
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
12/12/2016
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
Berendsen Northern Ireland Ltd
14 Tullylagan Road
Cookstown
BT80 9AZ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK

Internet address:https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 186 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 186 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures
UK
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD incorporated a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract was communicated to tenderers. That notification provided full information on the award decision. The standstill period, was for a minimum of 10 calendar days, this provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) 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). Any such action must generally be brought within 3 months. If a declaration of ineffectiveness is sought, any such action must be brought within 30 days where the Authority has communicated the award of the contract and a summary of reasons to tenderers, or otherwise within 6 months of the contract being entered into. Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the Authority to pay a fine, and/or order that the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into”.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/12/2016