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Supply, Delivery and Installation of Furnishings for the Furnished Tenancy Scheme and Related Services.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Bury Council
Town Hall, Knowsley Street
For the attention of: Mr Andrew Duncan
BL9 0SW Bury
Telephone: +44 1612536175
Fax: +44 1612535779

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Supply, Delivery and Installation of Furnishings for the Furnished Tenancy Scheme and Related Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKD32

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Bury Council including Six Town Housing (an arm's length management organisation who has responsibility for maintaining the Council's housing stock) is seeking to appoint a suitable organisation to provide quality furniture/furnishings for use in its furnished tenancies and temporary accommodation properties.
Six Town Housing currently manage a total of 235 properties which may increase throughout the duration of the contract.
The contract will also be utilised by the council's Inclusion Service for the furnishing of their properties. Bury Community Resettlement Service is required to provide temporary accommodation to people who come into the Borough who claim homelessness status. These properties consist of a mixture of 2 and 3 bedroom properties and are located in different areas within the boundaries of the Metropolitan Borough of Bury. They are placed into different categories as follows:
- 25 houses used to accommodate emergency refugees which are used for the gateway programme before they are moved into permanent accommodation;
- 50 properties that are used to house Singles and homeless customers within the inclusion service;
The successful tenderer will be able to demonstrate that they can:
- Provide a complete 1 stop service which supplies goods, delivers on the date the tenant moves in, places all goods in situ, fits any white goods and provides a removal and disposal service when required;
- Provide a proven track record of working professionally with other housing providers in this area of provision;
- Provide a service that can be tailored to meet our requirements;
- Provide good value, quality furniture that meets British Standards and is both practical and durable;
- Offer a streamlined administration process;
- Offer a fast response to orders placed with them and ensure that agreed delivery and fitting time-scales are met;
- Offer a responsive after sales service.
The contract is for the period 1.3.2016 to 31.8.2017 with an option to extend the contract for a further 12 months.

If you wish to express an interest in this opportunity visit The closing time for completed tender submissions, via The Chest, is 12:00 noon on Friday, 23.10.2015.

II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39000000, 39140000, 39531000, 39710000, 39516000, 39516100

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Price. Weighting 70
2. Quality. Weighting 30
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 183-331798 of 22.9.2015

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 6
Number of offers received by electronic means: 6
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Furniture Resource Centre Ltd
12-14, Atlantic Way
L3 4BE Liverpool
Telephone: +44 1517020550
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 220 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 146 401 GBP
Excluding VAT
If annual or monthly value:
Number of months: 28
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: