BBC Tender for Audio Visual Systems Integration
The scope of the procurement includes the following: Supply and install approx. 400 Displays; Supply and install meeting room and collaboration equipment.
United Kingdom-London: Television and audio-visual equipment
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Broadcasting House, Portland Place
Telephone: +44 1234567890
Fax: +44 1234567890
NUTS code: UK
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Cardiff Central Square — Audio Visual Systems.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The BBC is launching a procurement in October for Audio Visual Systems Integration for a new Wales HQ,Central Square, Cardiff.
The scope of the procurement includes the following:
— Supply and install approx. 400 Displays;
— Supply and install meeting room and collaboration equipment;
— Building wide IPTV System;
— Broadcast Display System (Displays in Production areas, integrated into Production Systems);
— LED Video Wall and Control System;
— Supply and Install of intelligent lighting;
— Supply and Install Digital Signage System;
— Interactive technology for public engagement.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
BBC Central Square — Cardiff.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This specification aims to provide sufficient information to allow a System Integrator (‘SI’ otherwise known as the ‘Contractor’) to produce a quotation and proposal for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of Audio Visual (‘AV’) Systems within the new BBC Wales headquarters that will be located in Cardiff Central Square (the ‘Project’). It is anticipated that the System Integrator will procure solutions and services from specialist 3rd Parties throughout the project and these are referred to as ‘Suppliers’ throughout the technical specifications.
The Purchaser (hereafter referred to as the ‘BBC’ in this document) intends to fit out a broadcast centre with state of the art technical facilities that will allow BBC Wales to fulfil its’ mission to inform, educate and entertain. As a corporation with a Royal Charter the BBC is keen to procure technology solutions that will deliver best value for the licence fee payer.
The project will be structured into seven work packages as shown below:
— IPTV and Desk AV Specification;
— Broadcast Display System (BDS) Specification;
— Digital Signage Specification;
— Meeting Room and Collaboration Spaces Specification;
— Large Spaces Specification;
— Video Walls Specification;
— Lighting System Specification.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
The BBC will evaluate technical ability/financial standing of the bidders in accordance with Articles 57-65 of Directive 2014/24/EU and Regulations 57-65 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and detailed explanations of the evaluation methodology and minimum criteria to be satisfied are set out in the Tender Information Pack.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Where there is more than one economic operator, the BBC reserves the right to require a grouping of economic operators to take a particular legal form or to require a single economic operator to take primary liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.
Please register your interest in this project by taking the following steps: 1 — Register your company on the BravoSolution e-Tendering portal (this is only required once): 1.1 — Go to https://bbc.bravosolution.co.uk. 1.2 — Click the link on the login page to Register. 1.3 — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘Continue’. 1.4 — Enter your correct business and user details. 1.5 — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete. 1.6 — You will shortly receive an email with your temporary password. 2 — Express an Interest in the tender: 2.1 — Login to the portal with the username/password. 2.2 — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier). 2.3 — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. 2.4 — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only. 2.5 — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box. 3. Responding to the tender: 3.1 — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining). 3.2 — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification. 3.3 — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). 3.4 — You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the Bravo e-Tendering help desk.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
The BBC may carry out a Reverse Electronic Auction where appropriate.
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
In the case of technology requirements, the BBC may involve its technology partner (Atos IT Solutions and Services Limited) to assist in the scoping and drafting of invitations to tender and/or the evaluation of tenders. However, the final decision as to which is the most economically advantageous (by reference to the award criteria) will be made by the BBC. The awarding authority reserves the right not to award a contract and to annul the procurement process at any stage. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments will be made in sterling. The contract shall be subject to English law. The awarding authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest, or any tender and reserves the right to accept part of a tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates otherwise in the tender document.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: