Concession for Street and Open Space Wireless Provision

Concession for Street and Open Space Wireless Provision

Concession Contract for enabling the provision of a wireless network by utilising council owned steet furniture and other assets.

UK-Tunbridge Wells: Telecommunications services

2013/S 007-007913

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Town Hall, Royal Tunbridge Wells
Contact point(s): Economic Development
For the attention of: Hilary Smith
TN1 1RS Tunbridge Wells
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1892526121
E-mail: hilary.smith@tunbridgewells.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA21607

Further information can be obtained from: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Town Hall, Royal Tunbridge Wells
Contact point(s): Economic Development
For the attention of: Hilary Smith
TN1 1RS Tunbridge Wells
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1892526121
E-mail: hilary.smith@tunbridgewells.gov.uk
Internet address: www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk

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

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Town Hall, Royal Tunbridge Wells
Contact point(s): Economic Development
For the attention of: Hilary Smith
TN1 1RS Tunbridge Wells
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1892526121
E-mail: hilary.smith@tunbridgewells.gov.uk
Internet address: www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local agency/office
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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Concession for Street and Open Space Wireless Provision.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Service Category No 5: Telecommunication Services.
NUTS code UKJ4
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
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Concession Contract for enabling the provision of a wireless network by utilising council owned steet furniture and other assets.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=96436
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

64200000, 64227000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The Contract is expected to be let for a minimum period of 5 years and a maximum period of 8 years depending on the solution proposed by the preferred bidder. If let for less than 8 years the Council may reserve the right to extend the contract up to 8 years. Full details will be in the ITT and accompanying appendices.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: Range: between 1 and 3
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Payment will be made in accordance with the standard terms of payment detailed in 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:
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met as detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire PQQ.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met.
In accordance with the information and formalities set out in Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 as detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met.
In accordance with the information and formalities set out in Article 48 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 as detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire PQQ
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the PQQ.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
competitive dialogue
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged number of operators: 6
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 223-367614 of 20.11.2012

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
31.1.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
11.2.2013
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
To let a service concession for the use of council owned assets (primarily cctv infrastructure) to enable the deployment of a Next Generation Wireless Network in Tunbridge Wells.
To register your interest in this notice and obtain the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire PQQ please visit myTenders Web Site at http:www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switchaspx?ID=94977

Please note that the Council is advertising in the Official Journal on a voluntary basis as the procurement is exempt from the regulations on account of being a procurement for a concession contract.
(MT Ref:96436)

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: Precise Information on deadlines for lodging appealsThe Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to Tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the Contract is entered into and to start proceeedings where such action is necessary. Such additional information should be be requested from the person stated in Section 1.1 of this document.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:8.1.2013

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