Request For Quotation – Compressed Air System

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Expression of Interest closing date 02/12/2021

Request For Quotation – Compressed Air System

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Commercial Colours Ltd (CCL) are an established commercial vehicle body in the northwest and North Wales. We carry out crash repairs on all sizes and types of commercial vehicles plus painting of new and used commercial vehicles. Our client base consists of owner drivers and small operators right up to the major fleets that are seen on Britain’s roads every day.

Due to increased demand, we are looking to expand our operation into a larger site.


We require a new compressed air system comprising of the following;

1 x New air compressor, 8.5 bar and 260cfm capacity, preferably variable speed.
1 x New air compressor, 8.5 bar and 100cfm capacity, preferably variable speed.
1 x Refrigeration dryer with capacity for the larger above machine.
1 x Inlet and outlet filters for the dryer.

Safe installation for the above equipment.

Pipe work for the two workshops of approximately 150m of pipe work with 30 drops and air connectors.

Pipe work supply to 3 commercial booths, 2 van booths and 1 x missing room. Approximately 100m.

Deliverable Timescale

We expect the project to commence no later than 1st March 2022, and to be completed by 31st May 2022.

Evaluation Criteria

Quotations will be assessed and scored on the following criteria:

Cost 10%

Does supplier offer value for money. This will not necessarily be the cheapest quote.

Deliverability Within Specified Timescales 20%

Supplier must demonstrate they can deliver the requirement to timescales above.

Meeting Specification Details 40%

Supplier must demonstrate all specifications met.

Supplier Suitability 30%

Supplier must demonstrate they have the technical capability and experience to deliver the requirement.

Scoring Methodology

4 Excellent Proposal meets, and in some places exceeds the required standard
3 Good Proposal meets required standard
2 Acceptable Proposal meets the required standard in most respects, but is lacking or inconsistent in others
1 Poor Proposal falls short of expected standard
0 Unacceptable Completely or significantly fails to meet required standard or does not provide the relevant answer

Proposal Format

Proposals should clearly demonstrate how they meet the requirement set out above.

Deadline and Submission

Proposals for consideration are required by: 5pm 2nd December 2021 either electronically or by post to:

Mark Jacques
Commercial Colours Ltd
Zone 2, Link 56,
Weighbridge Road,
Deeside Industrial Estate,
CH5 2LL.  

Date Published 18/11/2021

This project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Under current Public Procurement Regulations there is no formal tender procedure, but a detailed written quotation is required.

Conditions of Tender

Please be aware that due to the relatively low indicative budget for this work (i.e. less than the current OJEU limits) there is no regulatory obligation for us to provide feedback if you are unsuccessful.

We reserve the right to discontinue this tender process at any time and not award a contract.

You will not be entitled to claim from us any costs or expenses which you may incur in preparing and/or submitting your Tender at any stage of this exercises.  This applies whether or not your organisation is successful.