Future Contract Opportunities

Supply and Delivery of Type B Water Tenders (Pump Rescue Ladders - PRL’s) and Associated Equipment for West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority

In line with the West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority vehicle replacement program we have a requirement to procure Type B Water Tenders and associated equipment for the financial period 2015 – 2016.

We are therefore seeking a company to supply and deliver seven pump rescue ladders by The Authority’s preferred date of the 29th February 2016 with an option (subject to the sole discretion of the Authority) to procure a further seven vehicles in financial year 2016-17.

The PRL’s are based on a conventional 4 X 2 commercial vehicle; the vehicle requires a gross carrying capacity of 16000kgs in order to carry the required equipment and personnel.

Economic Operators must have three years experience in this field and be able to demonstrate its technical competence and compliance to the specification.

Economic Operators should also have or be prepared to obtain £5m public and products liability, £5m employer’s liability and £2m defective workmanship insurance cover and be able to prove financial stability. They must adhere to health and safety regulations and have a quality control system in place.

It is anticipated that the contract value for the seven PRL’s will be in the region of £1,700,000 (£3,400.00 if the option is taken)  Contract award is expected to be mid March 2015 (subject to contract) with a preferred delivery date of 29th February 2016 for the initial supply.

Economic Operators who meet all of the mandatory requirements at selection stage will be carried forward to award stage, scoring criteria can be found within the tender documentation.

If you would like to be considered for this contract, please download the relevant documentation below:

Invitation to Tender
Appendix 1 – Selection Questionnaire
Appendix 2 – Pricing Schedule
Appendix 3 – Declarations
Appendix 4 – Contract
Appendices 5 & 5.1 – Spec
Appendix 5.2 - Pump Rescue Ladder
Appendix 5.3
Appendix 5.4
Appendix 5.5
Appendix 5.6
Appendix 6 – Tender Evaluation Questionnaire
Tender Return Label

Clarification Questions

If you have any problems downloading the files above please contact 0121 380 6177.

Closing date for completed applications: 16:00 hours on 5th February 2015.  Any applications that arrive after the specified time and date will be returned.