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Title: Covid-19 Emergency PPE Supplies
Published by: Northern Gas Networks
Publication Date: 22/05/2020
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: VEAT
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No

Northern Gas Networks placed an emergency order with Northern Safety Suppliers for PPE due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Northern Gas Networks

Northern Gas Network Operations Ltd, 1100 Century Way


LS15 8TU


Contact person: Donna Northern



Internet address(es)

Main address:

I.6) Main activity

Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Covid-19 Emergency PPE Supplies

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

Northern Gas Networks had an emergency requirement to purchase specific PPE due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

An order was placed for the following items.

— FFP2 face masksm

— surgical masks.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Lowest offer:   / Highest offer:  

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Northern Gas Networks placed an emergency order with Northern Safety Suppliers for PPE due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

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

Negotiated procedure without prior call for competition

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


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the sudden lock down applied by the Government across the UK, NGN had an emergency requirement to source specific PPE relating to the pandemic such as masks and sanitisers within a short period of time for colleagues who continue with critical activities carried out by NGN. Whilst NGN initially sourced from contracted suppliers for this type of equipment, the high demand could not be met. Therefore, NGN engaged with Northern Safety Supplies Ltd to help facilitate a temporary emergency stock supply.

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2 Award of contract/concession

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract/concession


V.2.2) Information about tenders

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

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Northern Safety Suppliers Ltd





The contractor is an SME: Yes

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

Lowest offer: 266 500.00 GBP / Highest offer: 440 000.00 GBP

V.2.4) Information on value of the concession and main financing terms (excluding VAT)

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Northern Gas Networks

Northern Gas Network Operations Ltd, 1100 Century Way


LS15 8TU


VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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