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CompetitiveContractNotice - GB-Chelmsford: Vehicle Wash
1. Title: GB-Chelmsford: Vehicle Wash
2. Awarding Authority:
Chelmsford City Council
Civic Centre, Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1JE, United Kingdom
Tel. 01245 606485, Email:, URL:
Contact: Procurement, Attn: Chris Lay, Procurement Managr
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Car-washing and similar services. Supply and Instal HGV Vehicle Wash at the Council's Operational Services Depot, with option for 5 year preventative maintenance servicing contract.

This project will replace the current vehicle wash and tenderers are asked to consider the incorporation of parts from this system where appropriate. It is essential that any bidders visit the site prior to submitting their tender.

Tender packs can be obtained from

The contract will be awarded using the following criteria:
50% Price
40% Compliance to Specification
5% Dealer Support
5% Delivery Schedule

This will be a single stage tender process. Deadline for receipt of tenders will be noon on Friday 28th June 2013.
5. CPV Codes:
50112300 - Car-washing and similar services.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKH3 - Essex

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Essex,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: CL/VWASH/2013
9. Awarded to:

Unit 5 Commerce Park, 19 Commerce Way, Croydon, CR0 4YL, United Kingdom
Tel. 0208 649 5760, Email:
Attn: Simon Reynolds
Value Cost: 144,000
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: No
10. Date of Contract Award: 22/08/2013
11. Number of Tenders Received: 5
12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
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