Large Scale Foam Making Equipment (Firefighting)

Publication reference: 2021/S 000-014452
Publication date: 24 June 2021

F02: Contract notice

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, 146 Bolton Road, Swinton

Salford

M27 8US

Contact

Mrs Debbie Partington

Email

partinde@manchesterfire.gov.uk

Telephone

+44 1616083567

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)
Main address

http://www.manchesterfire.gov.uk/

Buyer's address

http://www.manchesterfire.gov.uk/

one.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at

http://www.the-chest.org.uk/

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via

http://www.the-chest.org.uk/

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

one.5) Main activity

General public services


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Large Scale Foam Making Equipment (Firefighting)

Reference number

DN524916

two.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 35000000 - Security, fire-fighting, police and defence equipment
two.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

two.1.4) Short description

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) are seeking proposals from suitably qualified providers for the provision of: - Large Scale Foam Making Equipment (Firefighting) to deliver large quantities of foam solution to the North West Fire and Rescue Services (NWF&RS’s), namely: -

Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, Northern Ireland and Isle of Man.

In addition to the above named Services, the framework will be made available for any other UK Fire and Rescue Service, (please follow this link for details):

https://www.nationalfirechiefs.org.uk/Fire-and-Rescue-Services

to utilise as required subject to prior agreement with Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the successful provider(s).

It is the intention of GMCA to set up a Framework Agreement for the items being sought in this tender. The framework is split into Lots according to flow rates. It is intended to evaluate and award places on the framework on a Lot by Lot basis. Each individual Lot will be awarded to a single supplier, it is possible that a single supplier may be awarded more than 1 Lot.

Suppliers may submit an offer for any number of Lots as appropriate.

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £5,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Foam Making Equipment: up to 8000 lpm

Lot No

1

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 35100000 - Emergency and security equipment
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Supply of foam making equipment, consisting of a pump, monitor and inductor, capable of delivering unaspirated foam solution at a flow rate of up to 8000 litres per minute (lpm)

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Foam Making Equipment: 8001 to 13000 lpm

Lot No

2

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 35100000 - Emergency and security equipment
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Supply of foam making equipment, consisting of a pump, monitor and inductor, capable of delivering unaspirated foam solution at a flow rate of between 8001 and 13000 litres per minute (lpm).

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Foam Making Equipment: 13001 to 18000 lpm

Lot No

3

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 35100000 - Emergency and security equipment
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Supply of foam making equipment, consisting of a pump, monitor and inductor, capable of delivering unaspirated foam solution at a flow rate of between 13001 and 18000 litres per minute (lpm)

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Foam Making Equipment: 18001 to 23000 lpm

Lot No

4

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 35100000 - Emergency and security equipment
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Supply of foam making equipment, consisting of a pump, monitor and inductor, capable of delivering unaspirated foam solution at a flow rate of between 18001 and 23000 litres per minute (lpm)

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Foam Making Equipment: over 23001 lpm

Lot No

5

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 35100000 - Emergency and security equipment
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Supply of foam making equipment, consisting of a pump, monitor and inductor, capable of delivering unaspirated foam solution at a flow rate of over 23001 litres per minute (lpm).

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

48

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

four.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5

In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number: 2021/S 000-003706

four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date

2 August 2021

Local time

12:00pm

four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

English

four.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date

2 August 2021

Local time

12:30pm


Section six. Complementary information

six.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Manchester

Country

United Kingdom