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Title: WP3622 — GOVID-19 PPE — Nitrile Gloves
Published by: Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council
Authority ID: AA31651
Publication Date: 29/07/2020
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Notice Type: Contract Award Notice
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In total, the Council procured 3 3030 000 disposable nitrile gloves on behalf of all seven Councils. These were broken down in to 3 370 pack of 100 small, 18 900 pack of 100 medium, 10 270 packs of 100 large and 490 packs of 100 XL.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council




Contact person: Sinead OCallaghan



Internet address(es)

Main address:

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

WP3622 — GOVID-19 PPE — Nitrile Gloves

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Walsall Metropolitan Council urgently procured disposable nitrile gloves to help protect key workers to help prevent the spread of the virus. Walsall co-ordinated the purchase on behalf of Birmingham City Council, Dudley Council, Shropshire Council, Telford and Wrekin Council, Warwickshire County Council and Wolverhampton Council.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 372 248.00  GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


II.2.4) Description of the procurement

In total, the Council procured 3 3030 000 disposable nitrile gloves on behalf of all seven Councils. These were broken down in to 3 370 pack of 100 small, 18 900 pack of 100 medium, 10 270 packs of 100 large and 490 packs of 100 XL.

II.2.5) Award criteria


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

Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

Justification for selected award procedure:

Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the Directive


The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic meant the Councils experienced a urgent need to procure PPE for use by its key workers, including in this case, nitrile gloves. Due to high demand, at this time there was also a market shortage of disposable gloves, in particular for those that met the Councils minimum safety standards.. Therefore the Council acted in line with the Procurement Policy Note published by the government (PPN 01/20) and procured a quantity of nitrile gloves without prior publication in OJEU.

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

Section V: Award of contract

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

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

CCS McLays




The contractor is an SME: No

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

Total value of the contract/lot: : 372 248.00  GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court of Justice



VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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IDTitleParent Category
18424300Disposable glovesGloves

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