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To keep mobility and access specialists informed about the upcoming public sector tender deadlines set to expire in the next month, THIIS has rounded up key opportunities to ensure players in the market do not miss their chance to bid.

Discover which tenders are set to expire across the UK, split by region, including stairlifts and access contracts, a Shopmobility service in Portsmouth and a Wheelchair Services contract.

Click to see more details of tenders closing in February 2019:

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South East

Tender: Market consultation – Shopmobility Service Portsmouth
Deadline: 24 January 2020
Location: South East
Buyer: Portsmouth City Council
Value: £ —
Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications
Contract start date: 01 April 2020
Contract end date: 31 March 2024
Is contract suitable for SMEs? Yes
Is contract suitable for VCSEs? Yes

Description:

Portsmouth City Council (the ‘council’) currently have a contract in place for the delivery of a shopmobility service in Portsmouth. This contract is due to end on the 31st March 2020 and is currently valued at £20,000 per annum.

The purpose of this market consultation is to share our draft specification with potential providers and to gain feedback on our requirements. Any information a provider shares could be used to assist drafting the final specification.

The council are also using the process to ‘test the market’ to obtain a better understanding of the level of interest from potential providers in delivering this service.

Providers should note that there is no obligation to take part in this exercise and that if they do not take part it will not preclude them from any subsequent related procurement process

For more information: Contact Portsmouth Procurement Service on 023 9268 8235 or email procurement@portsmouthcc.gov.uk


Tender: Wheelchair and Posture Service for West Hampshire, Southampton and Isle of Wight CCGs
Deadline: 27 January 2020
Location: South East
Buyer: South Of England Procurement Centre
Value: £25.6m
Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.
Contract start date: 01 April 2021
Contract end date: 31 March 2028
Is contract suitable for SMEs? No
Is contract suitable for VCSEs? No

Description:

This is a Tender opportunity for the Wheelchair and Posture Service for NHS West Hampshire, NHS Southampton and NHS Isle of Wight CCGs. The service will commence on 1st April 2021 for an initial 7 year contract with an option to extend for 3 years.

The Tender submission deadline is 12:00 noon 27th January 2020.

The value includes the extension option and all CCGs (7+3years)

For more information: Contact Lauren Robinson on 01489 779181or email lauren.robinson@soeprocurement.nhs.uk


East Midlands

Tender: Supply & Installation of Stairlifts, Steplifts, Through Floor Lifts & External Modular Access Ramps
Deadline: 07 February 2020
Location: East Midlands
Buyer: West Lindsey District Council
Value: £120k
Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.
Contract start date: 01 April 2020
Contract end date: 31 March 2025
Is contract suitable for SMEs? No
Is contract suitable for VCSEs? No

Description:

Supply and Installation of Stairlifts, Steplifts, Through Floor Lifts and External Modular Ramps

For more information: Contact Anna Grieve on +44 1427676676 or email anna.grieve@west-lindsey.gov.uk


West Midlands

Tender: WP3565 – Disabled Facility Lifts, Hoists and Associated Works
Deadline: 03 February 2020
Location: West Midlands
Buyer: Walsall Council e-Tendering
Value: £ —
Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.
Contract start date: 01 June 2020
Contract end date: 31 May 2023
Is contract suitable for SMEs? Yes
Is contract suitable for VCSEs? No

Description:

The Council wishes to procure works and services under 6 Lots as listed below:

Lot 1: Straight Stairlifts
Lot 2: Curved Stairlifts
Lot 3: Vertical lifts
Lot 4: Powered lifting platform & Step lifts
Lot 5: Ceiling Track Hoists
Lot 6: Maintenance

These Lots are exclusive; bidders are permitted to bid for one, two, three, four, five, or all 6 of the Lots in any combination. For example, a bidder may choose to bid for Lots 1 & 2 only or for Lots 1, 3 & 5 etc.

The Council is looking to appoint one (1) bidder for each Lot. Please note the Council may choose to appoint the same bidder for more than one Lot depending on outcome of the ITT.

For more information: Contact Mark Terry on 01922 653673 or email mark.terry@walsall.gov.uk


Tender: Framework Agreement for the Supply of Safe Patient Moving and Handling Equipment
Deadline: 13 February 2020
Location: West Midlands
Buyer: HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as agent for the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (“UHCW”)
Value: £4.0m
Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.
Contract start date: 15 July 2020
Contract end date: 14 July 2023
Is contract suitable for SMEs? Yes
Is contract suitable for VCSEs? No

Description:

This tender is to establish a framework agreement for the supply of Safe Patient Moving and Handling Equipment. The scope of the agreement will include to aid the transport and support moving a patient and may be used in either the Hospital, Residential or Patient Home Environment. The framework will include (but is not limited) to the following items:

  • Hoists / Patient Lifts
  • Standing Aids (both manual and electric)
  • Bathing Equipment
  • Transfer Equipment (Slings, Slide Sheets, Inflatable Devices)
  • Safe Patient Moving and Handling Managed Service

For more information: Contact Claude Lewis on claude.lewis@htepg.com


Tender: CWC19090 – Service, Repair and LOLER Testing of Community Equipment
Deadline: 17 February 2020
Location: West Midlands
Buyer: Wolverhampton City Council
Value: £390k
Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.
Contract start date: 04 May 2020
Contract end date: 03 May 2023
Is contract suitable for SMEs? Yes
Is contract suitable for VCSEs? Yes

Description:

The City of Wolverhampton Council (CWC) is looking for two (2) organisations with a successful track record in providing servicing, and repair (Lot1); and LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998) testing of a range of Community Equipment (Lot2).

Bidders can apply for both lots, but will only be awarded one lot. Please refer to the tender document for further information. The intention is to award these lots for a period of two years, plus an extension of up to a further twelve months, up to a total contract duration of three years (to May 2023).

For more information: Contact Yannick Mukendi on +44 1902554949 or email yannick.mukendi2@wolverhampton.gov.uk


Yorkshire and the Humber

Tender: Framework Agreement for Lifting Adaptations in Domestic Properties
Deadline: 10 February 2020
Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
Buyer: Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Value: £1.8m
Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.
Contract start date: 01 April 2020
Contract end date: 31 March 2022
Is contract suitable for SMEs? Yes
Is contract suitable for VCSEs? Yes

Description:

The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (the Council) is seeking tenders from suitably qualified companies who manufacture/supply and install Lifting Adaptations who are interested in gaining approval onto a framework agreement for supplying and installing these products in Domestic Properties within the Bradford District on behalf of The Council.

The purpose of this framework is to provide The Council with a comprehensive framework of suppliers who can provide a range of Lifting Adaptations as and when required.
The framework will be divided into 5 lots with a maximum of four (4) Contractors appointed onto each Lot.

The Lots are as detailed below:

Lot 1 – Step lifts
Lot 2 – Wheelchair Stairlifts, Left or Right travel
Lot 3 – Through-floor lifts (wheelchair, seated and attendant)
Lot 4 – Straight rail stair lifts, left or right travel
Lot 5 – Curved rail Stair lifts, Left or Right Travel

For more information: Contact Trevor Foster on +44 1274433868 or email trevor.foster@bradford.gov.uk

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