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The Crops and Sustainability Development Branch, within CAFRE, wishes to extend and update the milking parlour facility at Greenmount Campus. The work to extend the milking parlour at Greenmount Campus by 8 units is necessary to facilitate a ...

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Department of Agriculture, Environment anf Rural Affairs DAERA - CAFRE
45 Tirgracy Road, Muckamore
Antrim
BT41 4PS
United Kingdom
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.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Environment

Section II: Object

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

DAERA - CAFRE - Greenmount Dairy Centre Milking Parlour Extension.

Reference number: DAC03/17 ID803390
II.1.2)Main CPV code
16620000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The Crops and Sustainability Development Branch, within CAFRE, wishes to extend and update the milking parlour facility at Greenmount Campus. The work to extend the milking parlour at Greenmount Campus by 8 units is necessary to facilitate a restructuring of the herds. 1 herd size of circa 200 reflects the future scale of projected operations in the sector and will help demonstrate best management practice to the students. CAFRE also expect efficiency savings to arise in moving to 1 herd. The work is anticipated to be completed within 6 months. Regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 has been applied to this requirement.

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: 106 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Crops and Sustainability Development Branch, within CAFRE, wishes to extend and update the milking parlour facility at Greenmount Campus. The work to extend the milking parlour at Greenmount Campus by 8 units is necessary to facilitate a restructuring of the herds. 1 herd size of circa 200 reflects the future scale of projected operations in the sector and will help demonstrate best management practice to the students. CAFRE also expect efficiency savings to arise in moving to 1 herd. The work is anticipated to be completed within 6 months. Regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 has been applied to this requirement.

II.2.5)Award criteria
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
Negotiated procedure without prior publication
  • The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
    • absence of competition for technical reasons
Explanation:

This particular requirement is for an extension to the equipment in the existing milking parlour and competition is absent for technical reasons. The lack of competition is therefore is not the result of an artificial narrowing down of the parameters of the procurement, but rather compliance and compatibility with the existing equipment. DAERA/CAFRE have determined that the requirements and proposal for the extension represent value for money and are transparent.

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
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

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: DAC03/17 ID803390
Lot No: 1
Title:

DAERA - CAFRE - Greenmount Dairy Centre Milking Parlour Extension

V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract/concession award decision:
13/02/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
SM McKee Ltd
7 Maryland Industrial Estate, Moneyreagh
Newtownards
BT23 6BL
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKN
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot/concession: 106 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 106 000.00 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
Central Procurement Directorate
Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/02/2017