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Contract Award Notice

TC473 - Supply of Gas

  • First published: 14 February 2024
  • Last modified: 14 February 2024

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Published by:
Manchester City Council
Authority ID:
Publication date:
14 February 2024
Deadline date:
Notice type:
Contract Award Notice
Has documents:
Has SPD:
Has Carbon Reduction Plan:


Further details are set out in the procurement documents

Full notice text

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Manchester City Council

Floor 5 (Mount Street Elevation), Town Hall Extension, Albert Square


M60 2LA


Contact person: Mr Josh Ward

Telephone: +44 1612345000



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

TC473 - Supply of Gas

Reference number: DN696126

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

The purpose of this tender is to appoint multiple suppliers to form a framework supply agreement, initially with MCC. The framework agreement will also be made available on the same basis to other AGMA local authorities and any North West and other Greater Manchester based Public Sector organisations.

Licensed gas suppliers are invited to tender for the supply of gas for Manchester City Council operational building stock, plus associated electricity supplies to all Manchester schools, and to affiliated independent organisations that secure their gas supply requirements through Manchester City Council.

The framework will comprise of c.487 gas supplies with an approximate total load of 120 GWh p.a

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 32 000 000.00  GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Further details are set out in the procurement documents

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 40

Quality criterion: Social Value / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Carbon and Environment / Weighting: 10

Price / Weighting:  30

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2023/S 000-031305

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: TC473 - Supply of Gas

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract


V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 3

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2

Number of tenders received from tenderers from EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Corona Energy Retail 4 Limited

Corona Energy, Building 2, Croxley Park


WD18 8YH



The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

SEFE Energy Limited

5th Floor, 8 First Street





The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: : 32 000 000.00  GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

The High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)

The Strand




VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice



Commodity categories

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65000000 Public utilities Other Services

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100 UK - All

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