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Material suppliers and distributors.

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Home Group Limited on behalf of itself and may act on behalf of the contracting authorities listed in Section VI.2
Home Group Limited, Procurement, 2 Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Business Park
For the attention of: Mr David Summers
NE12 8ET Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: +44 1913324930

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: Home Group Limited - Material Suppliers and Distributors
Expressions of Interest resulting from this Prior Information Notice should be registered via

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Material suppliers and distributors.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Various Locations in England and Scotland.
II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Material suppliers and Distributors of:
Kitchens units & worktops (including sinks).
Bathrooms (including w.c. seats, bath panels, shower rails).
Boilers (including flues).
Boiler controls (including programmers, room stats).
Chemical additives & mechanical filters.
Radiators & radiator valves.
Focal point fires (including surrounds).
Storage heaters.
Electrical accessories (including all switches, sockets, light fittings, distribution equipment).
Showers (electric and mains pressure).
Mechanical ventilation (positive and negative).
Taps (kitchen & bathroom).
Vinyl flooring (sheet & tiles).
Ceramic tiles.
Decorative wall panels.
Roofing materials (including gutters & roofline).
Disabled adaptation products.
Decorative materials.
Material elements to be separated into lots. Lots to be confirmed at pre-qualification stage.


This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44111000, 24961000, 24962000, 24963000, 31224100, 31524000, 31527200, 31527260, 31532900, 31650000, 31680000, 31681000, 31681410, 33141642, 38431200, 39141000, 39141200, 39141300, 39141400, 39144000, 39714110, 39715000, 39715100, 39715210, 39717100, 39721400, 42131110, 42131142, 42131400, 44110000, 44111400, 44111500, 44111520, 44111700, 44112200, 44112400, 44112500, 44115200, 44115210, 44115220, 44115710, 44212381, 44221000, 44221100, 44221200, 44221220, 44221300, 44400000, 44410000, 44411000, 44411100, 44411200, 44411300, 44411400, 44411700, 44411800, 44600000, 44610000, 44611500, 44613500, 44620000, 44621000, 44621100, 44621110, 44621200, 44621221, 44622000, 44622100, 44800000, 44810000, 44812200, 44820000, 44930000, 90731700

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

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Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Further details to be provided in the invitation to tender (ITT).
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
Home Group is acting as a central purchasing body on behalf of itself and potentially a range of contracting authorities who will be able to access this agreement. Eligible bodies include:

Home Group and any existing or future subsidiary companies (see for more information on the Group);

Other Registered Providers in England (providers registered with the Homes and Communities Agency, see and Social Landlords in Scotland (providers registered with the Scottish Housing Regulator, see;

Charitable Organisations registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales (see or the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (see whose charitable purposes include, but not are limited to, the prevention or relief of poverty; the advancement of education; the advancement of health or saving of lives; the advancement of citizenship or community development; the relief of those in need, by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage; and, any other purposes currently recognised as charitable and any new charitable purposes which are similar to another charitable purpose; and.

Social Enterprises involved in the provision of housing related services/activities or whose activities are similar to those listed above in respect of charitable organisations.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: