UK-Leeds: Relocation services.

UK-Leeds: Relocation services.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
NEUPC Ltd, Phoenix House, 3 South Parade, Leeds, LS1 5QX, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1133443958, Email:
Contact: Sam Wells
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: Yes.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: Yes .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

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 - 1
II.1.1) Title: Removals and Relocations
Reference number: FFE2007NE
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
98392000 - Relocation services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description:
The North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortia (NEUPC) are leading on a process to award a framework for Removals and Relocations. The scope of this framework will cover commercial removals and relocations, plus additional specialisms such as removals and relocations of arts & artefacts and laboratory equipment, crate hire/purchase, storage, and international transit.

The framework will be made available to all members of NEUPC, as well as all members of LUPC, SUPC, HEPCW and NWUPC.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 20,000,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: Yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description : 1
II.2.1) Title: Removals and Relocations
Lot Number: 1
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
98392000 - Relocation services.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
The scope of this framework will cover commercial removals and relocations, plus additional specialisms such as removals and relocations of arts & artefacts and laboratory equipment, crate hire/purchase, storage, and international transit.

Please note that the lotting structure has not been finalised yet, but there will be opportunities for bidders to bid for certain specialisms or geographic regions. It may be decided that only one lot shall be awarded on this framework.
II.2.14) Additional information
Not Provided

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
This agreement will be open to universities and their partners regardless of whether or not they are to be defined as contracting authorities for the purpose of the PCR 2015. Call offs from this framework may be subject, but not limited, to ERDF, ESIF and research council grants.

Please note that this PIN is issued to raise awareness of a non-mandatory framework for the HE sector. No spend will be guaranteed to awarded suppliers. This PIN is not issued as a call for competition. The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are defined as small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 22/10/2020


IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:

1: Contracting Authority
Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium
Reading Enterprise Centre, University of Reading, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Road, Reading, RG6 6BU, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1189357081, Email:
Contact: Taron Smith
Main Address:

2: Contracting Authority
North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium
Albert House, 17 Bloom Street, Manchester, M1 3HZ, United Kingdom
Contact: Sarah Dye
Main Address:

3: Contracting Authority
London Universities Purchasing Consortia
Shropshire House, 179 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NZ, United Kingdom
Contact: Joyce Kadri
Main Address:

4: Contracting Authority
Higher Education Purchasing Consortia for Wales
8th Floor, 30-36 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DE, United Kingdom
Contact: Howard Allaway
Main Address: