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Provision of Fresh and Frozen Fish and Seafood.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Durham University
Procurement Service, Mountjoy Centre, Holly Wing, Stockton Road
For the attention of: Chris Slade
DH1 3LE Durham
Telephone: +44 1913344532
Fax: +44 1913344539

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
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
Provision of Fresh and Frozen Fish and Seafood.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Durham City and Stockton-on-Tees.

NUTS code UKC1

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)
The University of Durham requires a contract for the Provision of Fresh and Frozen Fish and Seafood. The intention is to award the contract as a sole supplier framework agreement. The contract will initially be for 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years on a year by year basis (2+1+1). The extension will be based on performance and requirements.
The appointed supplier must be able to supply a range of products to meet the diverse needs from routine cafeteria food to high kudos events. Deliveries will be required to various locations in Durham City and Stockton-on-Tees 6 days a week as well as cover over UK bank holidays and the Christmas period.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03311000, 15220000, 15221000, 15229000, 03311210, 03311220, 03311230, 03311240, 03311400, 03311700

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 534 113 GBP
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
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

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: OJEU13-005 Lot title: Provision of Fresh and Frozen Fish and Seafood
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Taylor Foods LTD
19a Elm Road, West Chirton, North Industrial Estate
NE29 8SE North Shields
Telephone: +44 1912582957
Internet address:
Fax: +44 1912962558

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

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
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The communication will be in the form of a letter which will be issued electronically. The letter will provide a full debrief and contact details should a tenderer wish to appeal the decision. The timescale for appeals will be detailed in the letter.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the settling aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: