Advertising and Promotions Services for Network Rail

Advertising and Promotions Services for Network Rail

NRIL requires a provider to manage, promote and exploit promotional, exhibition and distribution activities at certain sites in the Stations which generate revenue for NRIL.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Advertising and marketing services

2015/S 052-091597

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
National Supply Chain, The Quadrant: MK, Elder Gate
For the attention of: Garry Pyne
MK9 1EN Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: garry.pyne@networkrail.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.networkrail.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.networkrail.co.uk/tender-opportunities/?cd=1

Electronic access to information: https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity

Railway services

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

Exhibitions, Events and Distributions Agreement.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 13: Advertising services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd (NRIL) has within its possession and control ‘space’ at its managed stations which is available for promotional exhibitions, pop-up exhibitions, not-for-profit activities and distribution activities.
NRIL requires a provider to manage, promote and exploit promotional, exhibition and distribution activities at certain sites in the Stations which generate revenue for NRIL.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79340000, 79341000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The agreement supports generation of income for the Property Retail team as part of their Concourse Advertising and Promotions Retail Property Strategy.
A replacement contract requires to be tendered to achieve:
— the maximum possible revenue;
— raise the quality of events within our stations;
— drive longer term revenue increases across the term of the agreement;
— reduction in the operational costs;
— to more effectively address the requirements of stations and NR for not-for-profit and other related activities.
Network Rail aspires to make stations ‘retail destinations’ and therefore is now more interested in the type of concessionaire using the space and the products and/or services they offer to avoid conflict or potential damage to reputation. NRIL wants to raise the quality and calibre of its concourse promotions and exhibitions to ultimately drive customer satisfaction and improve income for the future.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 200 000 and 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
In the case of renewable contracts, estimated time-frame for subsequent calls for competition:
in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

A guarantee will be required as detailed in the available documentation.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the available documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As detailed in the available documentation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the available documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the available documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the available documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the available documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:

4140538

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 7.4.2015 – 09:30
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

7.4.2015 – 09:30
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 7.5.2015 – 9:30
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months.

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
The Strand
London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Network Rail will incorporate a 10 calendar day standstill period after notification to unsuccessful bidders and until such point will not enter into a contract for this requirement. Bidders considering lodging an appeal must do so within this timescale in order to allow Network Rail to consider such an appeal. Successful appeals after the conclusion of contract award can only be dealt with through the processes available as described above.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
National Supply Chain, The Quadrant MK, Elder Gate
MK9 1EN Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: garry.pyne@networkrail.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11.3.2015

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