Dark Fibre Tender

Dark Fibre Tender

The council is seeking to future proof its network connectivity requirements for the next 20 years.

United Kingdom-Wolverhampton: Wide area network services

2019/S 130-319530

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Wolverhampton City Council
Civic Centre, St Peters Square
Wolverhampton
WV1 1RL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr John Thompson
Telephone: +44 1902554503
E-mail: john.thompson@wolverhampton.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG39

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities/Index?resetFilter=True&applyFilter=True&p=cdcfff6b-8cbd-e611-8118-000c29c9ba21&v=1
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

CWC19122 — Dark Fibre (LFFN)

Reference number: DN420148

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72720000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Wolverhampton City Council is to receive an award from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Local full Fibre Network Programme. The project is for the provision of quality, reliable high-speed connectivity between Public buildings and assets across the City. The council is seeking to future proof its network connectivity requirements for the next 20 years through the installation of gigabit capable network services. This procurement is to procure the long-term right of use of flexible and future proofed gigabit connectivity across its entire estate.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 28 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32430000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG39

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Wolverhampton City Council is to receive an award from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Local full Fibre Network Programme. The project is for the provision of quality, reliable high-speed connectivity between Public buildings and assets across the City. The council is seeking to future proof its network connectivity requirements for the next 20 years through the installation of gigabit capable network services. This procurement is to procure the long-term right of use of flexible and future proofed gigabit connectivity across its entire estate.

There is a potential for the public organisations named below to utilise this contract in the future, however the only contract award guaranteed is Wolverhampton City Council core sites, tenderer’s must use their own judgement to enable them to make an informed decision with regard to identifying risk within this contract. Wolverhampton City Council at its sole discretion may or may not contract with the winning tenderer for the optional sites. Wolverhampton City Council will not be liable for any costs associated with regard to bidding or planning for any further work related the named parties below.

Wolverhampton Homes

City of Wolverhampton College

Royal Wolverhampton Hospital Trust

Academies: Aldersley High School (Aldersley Academies Trust), Coppice Performing Arts, Heath Park (Central Learning Partnership Trust), Moreton School, Moseley Park (Central Learning Partnership Trust), Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Academy, St Edmunds Catholic, St Peters, Smestow, Wednesfield High, Wolverhampton Girls High, Berrybrook Primary, Corpus Christi Catholic Primary, Dunstall Hall Primary, D’Eyncourt Primary, Elston Hall Primary, Field View Primary, Goldthorn Park Primary, Grove Primary, Holy Rosary Catholic Primary, Oxley Primary (renamed Bushbury Lane Academy), Parkfield Primary, Palmers Cross Primary, Perry Hall Primary, St Albans Church of England Primary, St Bartholomews CE Primary, St Jude’s CE Primary, St Mary and John Catholic Primary, St Mary’s Catholic Primary, St Michael’s Catholic Primary, St Stephen’s Church of England Primary, St Theresa’s Catholic Primary, St Thomas’ Church of England Primary, St Peter and Paul Catholic Primary, Trinity Church of England Primary, Villers Primary, Woden Primary (Central Learning Partnership Trust), Woodthorne Primary, Woodfield Infant, Woodfield Junior, Broadmeadow Nursery, Westcroft, New Park (renamed Northern House)

Black Country Urban Traffic Control

Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation trust

West Midlands Regional Adoption Agency

West Midlands Pensions Fund

Wolverhampton Adult Education Services

Wolverhampton Credit Union

West Midlands Combined Authority

Value Range: between 5 000 000 and 28 000 000 GBP

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 240
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/08/2019
Local time: 12:00
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:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/08/2019
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Wolverhampton City Council
Wolverhampton
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

05/07/2019