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To the provision of an upgrade to the Liquid Oxygen Supply System and Supply Pipeline at Princess of Wales Hospital.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
NWSSP - Procurement Services - Abertawe Bro Morgannwg Health Board
Residences Block A, Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Baglan
SA12 7BX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Richard Clayfield
Telephone: +44 1639684431
Fax: +44 16396844432
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Liquid Oxygen Supply System and Supply Pipeline Upgrades - Princess of Wales Hospital.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

To the provision of an upgrade to the Liquid Oxygen Supply System and Supply Pipeline at Princess of Wales Hospital.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 142 380.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL17
Main site or place of performance:

Princess of Wales Hospital, Coity Road, Bridgend.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Installation of a new secondary Oxygen vessel on a remote plinth to allow for further system expansion.

Replacement of the Primary vessel and the construction of a new concrete plinth.

Installation of Duplex vaporisers sized to accommodate the Oxygen flow rates on the Princess of Wales site.

Production of a full set of as fitted drawings and removal of the redundant compressed back up manifold headers.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive

BOC currently owns and maintains all Oxygen vessels and associated infrastructure on the Princess of Wales Hospital Site. They also supply liquid Oxygen via dedicated tankers. No other supplier is able to replace the existing primary vessel or upgrade the BOC infrastructure already in place.

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
BOC Healthcare Medical Engineering Services
Bawtry Road, Brinsworth
S60 5NT
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKE
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 142 380.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at

(WA Ref:69200).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
4-5 Charnwood Court, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw
CF15 7QZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1443848585

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: