Blackburn with Darwen Council Printing Framework

Blackburn with Darwen Council Printing Framework

To establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of a range of printed business type stationery and associated items to the Authority. Pre-tender bidder meeting 22 March.

United Kingdom-Blackburn: Miscellaneous printed matter

2016/S 048-079474

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Blackburn with Darwen
Town Hall, King William Street
For the attention of: Mrs Maxine Edwards
BB1 7DY Blackburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1254585120
E-mail: maxine.edwards@blackburn.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.blackburn.gov.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://procontract.due-north.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://procontract.due-north.com

Further information can be obtained from: Blackburn with Darwen
Town Hall, King William Street
Contact point(s): Mrs Maxine Edwards
For the attention of: Mrs Maxine Edwards
BB1 7DY Blackburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1254585120
E-mail: maxine.edwards@blackburn.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Blackburn with Darwen
Town Hall, King William Street
Contact point(s): Mrs Maxine Edwards
For the attention of: Mrs Maxine Edwards
BB1 7DY Blackburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1254585120
E-mail: maxine.edwards@blackburn.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Blackburn with Darwen
Town Hall, King William Street
Contact point(s): Mrs Maxine Edwards
For the attention of: Mrs Maxine Edwards
BB1 7DY Blackburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1254585120
E-mail: maxine.edwards@blackburn.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

This Framework will be open for the following Partners of the buybwd organisation — please refer to http://www.buybwd.co.uk/contact
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Print, Design and Related Services.

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKD41

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 10

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: Not applicable.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 90 000 and 300 000 GBP

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

To establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of a range of printed business type stationery and associated items to the Authority — for example: letterheads, compliment slips, business cards, receipt books, posters, programmes, booklets leaflet/flyers, printed envelopes, bus timetables etc.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22900000, 22100000, 22300000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

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:

To establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of a range of printed business type stationery and associated items to the Authority — for example: letterheads, compliment slips, business cards, receipt books, posters, programmes, booklets leaflet/flyers, printed envelopes, bus timetables etc.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 90 000 and 300 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: There will be the option to extend the contract for a further 2 years on a 1 + 1 basis subject satisfactory performance, availability of budgets and continued competitive pricing.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 24 (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:

Please refer to the tender documentation.

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

Please refer to the tender documentation.

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

Please refer to the tender documentation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Please refer to the tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the tender 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

Open

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 0
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not applicable.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

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

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

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

21.4.2016 – 15:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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: no

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

Please note this Framework will be open for the buybwd public sector partners should they express an interest to join. Further information can be found via http://www.buybwd.co.uk/contact This opportunity will be via The Chest eTendering portal only. Therefore in order to submit a bid for this opportunity, you will need to be registered with The Chest — https://procontract.due-north.com Please note: there is no cost to Organisations to register on the Chest If you are already registered with The Chest, please check that your registration and categorisation details are up to date. Pre-Tender Meeting for Bidders: Tuesday 22.3.2016 at 2:30 at Blackburn Town Hall — The Council Chamber, King William Street, Blackburn, BB1 7DY. This will provide potential Bidders with an opportunity to review the draft tender document and ask any questions that may arise regarding the specification of this tender. Please e-mail the Contact Officer detailed to confirm your attendance to the Pre-Tender Meeting and to provide the name(s) of the Representatives who will be attending. If your Organisation has a different colleague who will actually then complete the tender document, it would be beneficial for them to also attend. A maximum of 3 representatives per organisation are permitted to attend this Pre-Tender Meeting. Please Note that the tender documents will be issued in the days following the Pre Tender Meeting (ie they will not be available before).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Following the evaluation of tenders, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period; this period will commence from the point that the information required by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘The Regulations’) on the award of the contracts is communicated to all tenderers and candidates.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

4.3.2016

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