Awarded contract

FMM-21-009-03 Secondary Competition for Supply and Delivery of Cleaning Materials and Catering Service Hygiene Products for the Education Authority

  • EDUCATION AUTHORITY

F03: Contract award notice

Notice reference: 2023/S 000-001174

Published 13 January 2023, 5:07pm



Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

EDUCATION AUTHORITY

BALLYMENA

Email

facilities.procure@eani.org.uk

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKN - Northern Ireland

Justification for not providing organisation identifier

Not on any register

Internet address(es)

Main address

https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

one.2) Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

one.5) Main activity

Education


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

FMM-21-009-03 Secondary Competition for Supply and Delivery of Cleaning Materials and Catering Service Hygiene Products for the Education Authority

Reference number

FMM-21-009-03

two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 39830000 - Cleaning products

two.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

two.1.4) Short description

FMM-21-009-03 Secondary Competition from FMM-21-009 Supply and Delivery of Cleaning Materials, Catering Services Hygiene Products and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) throughout Northern Ireland

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: £17,000,000

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 33741100 - Hand cleaner

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UKN - Northern Ireland
Main site or place of performance

This is a secondary competition that has been run from Framework FMM-21-009, covering all schools/EA locations throughout Northern Ireland - potentially approx 1,200 locations

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

FMM-21-009-03 Secondary Competition from FMM-21-009 Supply and Delivery of Cleaning Materials, Catering Services Hygiene Products and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) throughout Northern Ireland

This secondary competition invited tenders from all Contractors named within framework FMM-21-009 to submit tender bids for 7 lots which fall within the scope of the original framework. 6 of the 7 lots have now been awarded.

The following Lot was not awarded:

Lot 2 Single Use/Disposable Gowns (Blue) - sizes Small, Medium, Large

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options

FMM-21-009-03 will be subject to the extension periods of the main competition FMM-21-009 i.e. the initial Contract Period will end on 31 March 2024, following which there is the option to extend for two further 12-month periods.

two.2.14) Additional information

This Secondary Competition from Framework Agreement FMM-21-009 has been established on behalf of EA, Primary and Post Primary schools under the control of the EA, Catholic Maintained Schools, Independent Schools in NI, Irish Medium Schools in NI, both Controlled and Voluntary Grammar Schools, Nursery School for NI (both controlled and Catholic Maintained), school meals kitchens on-site at all of these schools, and Controlled Youth Centres:

https://www.education-ni.gov.uk/services/schools-plus

Further Education Colleges in NI:

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/further-education-fe-colleges

Grant Controlled Integrated Education Schools in NI:

https://www.nicie.org/parents/school-finder/

Independent School in NI:

https://www.isc.co.uk/schools/northern-ireland/

Libraries NI:

https://www.librariesni.org.uk/Libraries/

EA Teachers' and Educational Centres

Council for the Curriculum, Examination and Assessment NI (CCEA)

Armagh Observatory and Planetarium

Middletown Centre for Autism

Controlled Schools Support Council (CSSC)

Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE)

who may also use the original Framework and any subsequent secondary competitions awarded from it.


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the cases listed below

  • The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the regulations

Explanation:

This contract is not an award without prior notice.

This is a secondary competition from the original framework FMM-21-009. The Contract Notice for the original framework was published on Find-A-Tender on 10 September 2021 under the number 2021/S 000-02258.

A Corrigendum for the original framework was also published on 5 October 2021 under the number 2021/s 000-024800.

A Contract Award notice for the original framework was published on 6 April 2022 under the number 2022/S 000-009233

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

FMM-21-009-03

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

15 December 2022

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 4

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 3

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Banner Group Ltd

Sheffield

Email

bids@banneruk.com

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKN - Northern Ireland
Companies House

00510758

The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Galgorm Hygiene

Ballymena

Email

sales@galgormgroup.com

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKN - Northern Ireland
Companies House

NI011216

The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: £17,000,000


Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

The value shown in V.2.4 refers to the maximum awarded value of the original Framework FMM-21-009 Supply and Delivery of Cleaning Materials, Catering Services Hygiene Products and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). i.e all spend under this Call-Off Contract falls under the value of the original Framework (£17,000,000).

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

The UK does not have any special review body with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures in public procurement competitions. Instead; any challenges are dealt with by the High Court, Commercial Division, to which proceedings may be issued regarding alleged breaches of the PCR 2015

Belfast

Country

United Kingdom

six.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures

The UK does not have any special review body with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures in public procurement competitions. Instead; any challenges are dealt with by

the High Court, Commercial Division, to which proceedings may be issued regarding alleged breaches of the PCR 2015.

The EA operated a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of the contract was communicated to tenderers. That notification provided full information on the award decision. This provided time for the unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract was entered into.