Published date: 14 August 2019

Last edited date: 14 August 2019


Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.


Closing date: 29 July 2019

Contract summary

Industry

  • Pithead winding gear, winches for underground use, and capstans - 42412000

  • Parts of winding gear and other lifting or handling equipment - 42419900

  • Pipes - 44163100

Location of contract

OX11 0QX

Value of contract

£85k

Published date

14 August 2019

Closing date

29 July 2019

Contract start date

28 August 2019

Contract end date

01 April 2020

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No


Description

*** The procurement procedure did not result in a contract award as no suitable offers were made. ***

The final date and time for the submission of bids is Monday 29th July 2019 at 14:00pm

DO NOT apply directly to the buyer.

All tender information MUST be submitted through the CCS eSourcing Portal.

Brief Description of Requirement

UKRI need to purchase a number of movable stages to construct "winding machines" in order to build Anode Plane Assemblies (APAs) for the DUNE experiment.

These APAs are large steel frames with thousands of tiny wires wound around them. The APAs are part of the DUNE experiment and the UK will be building half of them (150 out of 300).

Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the RFx attachments tab within the Emptoris System.

This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the ITQ document.

How to Apply

As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS will be using the CCS eSourcing Suite for this procurement.

To register on the CCS eSourcing portal please follow the details contained within the Additional Information section of this notice.

If you are already registered on the CCS eSourcing portal and wish to register your interest in this opportunity please email; expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Your email must clearly state:
• the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;
• the name of the registered Bidder;
• the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Please disregard any content in this notice that requests your organisation "to apply directly to the buyer" as this unfortunately a system generated error, that is outside of the Contracting Authorities control.


About the buyer

Contact name

FM Procurement

Address

Polaris House
North Star Avenue
SWINDON
SN21FF
England

Telephone

01793 867996

Email

FMProcurement@uksbs.co.uk


Other information

Attachments

Emptoris eSourcing Portal

https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

FM19187 - Final Tender Documentation

FM19187 - Final Tender Documentation.zip

Bidder training

Bidder Training.pdf

FM19187 - Final Tender Documentation

FM19187 - Final Tender Documentation.zip

Bidder training

Bidder Training.pdf

DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO BUYER

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts)

Responses must be received by the date in the tender documentation; responses received outside of the deadline or not sent via the eSourcing portal will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

How to Register on the CCS eSourcing Suite

If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link 'Register for CCS eSourcing'.

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk.

Your email must clearly state:
• name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;
• name of the registered Bidder;
• name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Crown Commercial Service will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. The Sourcing documents can then be accessed on the eSourcing Suite at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in the Specification documents within Contracts Finder.

As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event.

Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information.

For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Helpdesk: Telephone: 0345 010 3503

Training documents to support Bidders to utilise Emptoris CCS eSourcing are available in the Contracts Finder Tender documents section.

About UK Shared Business Services

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our contracting authorities to improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise.

Where UK SBS is not named as the Contracting Authority within the documentation, UK SBS will be acting as an agent on behalf of the Contracting Authority.

Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations.

For full details of our partne


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.


Closing date: 29 July 2019