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Supply of Polyethylene Pipes and Fittings for Gas and Potable Water Transportation.

Contract award notice - utilities

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Wales and West Utilities Limited
Wales and West House, Celtic Springs, Coedkernew
For the attention of: Nicci Birchall
NP10 8FZ Newport
United Kingdom

I.2)Main activity
Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: yes

Northern Gas Networks Operations Limited
Thorpe Park Business Park, 1100 Century Way, Colton
LS15 8TU Leeds
United Kingdom

Northumbrian Water Limited
Abbey Road, Pity Me
DH1 5FJ Durham
United Kingdom

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Supply of Polyethylene Pipes and Fittings for Gas and Potable Water Transportation.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UK

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):
Wales and West Utilities, Northern Gas Networks and Northumbrian Water are seeking expressions of interest from potential suppliers that can:
Supply Polyethylene Pipes and Fittings for use in Gas transportation (up to 7Bar) with a Diameter range of 16 mm to 630 mm.
Supply Polyethylene Pipes and Fittings for use in Potable Water Transportation (up to 16Bar) with a Diameter range of 20 mm to 500 mm.
2 gas transportation companies, Wales and West Utilities Ltd (WWU) and Northern Gas Networks Operations Ltd (NGNOL) and 1 Water company Northumbrian Water Limited (NWL) are combining procurement activities for the supply of Polyethylene Pipe and Fittings as described in this Notice, which is anticipated to culminate in three or more discrete contracts.
Applicants must note that by expressing an interest, they are expressing an interest in supplying All utility companies (WWU, NGNOL and NWL). However, no commitment is made at this stage that any of the utility companies will proceed to contract.
The process is being managed for all companies at this stage by WWU.

All requests to participate should be submitted via e-mail to so you can be invited to formally express an interest to participate in this sourcing event on WWU's esourcing platform Bravosolution.

The contract term will be 3 to 8 years depending on extension options.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44161100, 44163000 - AB08, 42131140 - AB08, 44161200 - KA11

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)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated with a call for competition
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 045-074797 of 4.3.2016

Section V: Award of contract

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:
Applicants responding to this Notice must register on Bravosolution to access the sourcing project. If you are not registered or are registered but have not advised us of your registration we cannot add you to the sourcing project and you cannot participate in this sourcing project.

Please proceed to and click on Register Now! If you have previously registered on please check all the details are correct. (Do not re-register if you have done so previously).

Once you have registered/checked your details are correct please e-mail confirming your registration and requesting to participate. WWU will then add you to the sourcing project on Bravosolution.

Those applicants who satisfy the conditions as indicated in Section III.2.1) and within the electronic questionnaire will be invited to participate in the next phase of this sourcing process.
This tender process will determine whether applicants can provide an economically advantageous service to the client, which may lead to an award of contract.

All communications from applicants requesting to participate must be by electronic mail to

Applicants are advised that the contract duration indicated in II.3) is an indicative period under consideration. The dates and associated conditions will be stipulated in the Invitation to Tender.
Applicants should note that Wales and West Utilities employ an eSourcing system and all participants will be required to use this system whilst tendering.
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: