The successful service provider chosen by the Council for the Derry Wireless Contract pursuant to this competition will be granted the right to use street furniture assets, predominantly street lighting columns, to provide wireless communications network infrastructure.
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Derry City and Strabane District Council
98 Strand Road
For the attention of: John Kelpie
BT48 7NN Derry
Telephone: +44 2871376578
Fax: +44 2871368536
General address of the contracting authority: www.derrycity.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
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: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Design, Supply, Installation and Support for Public Realm Wi-Fi.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
NUTS code UKN04
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)
The successful service provider chosen by the Council for the Derry Wireless Contract pursuant to this competition will be granted the right to use street furniture assets, predominantly street lighting columns, to provide wireless communications network infrastructure and will provide payments (fees and/or revenues) to the Council in return.
The access infrastructure provided will be open access and will form a technology neutral network capable of supporting mobile broadband in the near term (Wi-Fi and 3G) as well as into the future (4G through LTE and the next generation of Wi-Fi).
Design, Supply, Installation of public realm Wi-Fi network in Derry ~ Londonderry.
The services that are required are detailed below:
1. Upgrade current Wi-Fi network to 802.11 N (see Appendix 1 for network coverage map).
Suppliers should state if they will be using all new equipment or if they wish to use existing equipment.
If using a combination of equipment (new and existing) how can suppliers guarantee that manufacturers kit will interact with each other.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
64200000, 32412000, 32412100, 32412110, 32420000, 32424000, 32425000, 32500000, 32510000, 32562200, 32570000, 32571000, 45231600,45232300, 45232332, 50330000, 50332000, 50334400, 51300000, 64210000, 64227000, 72315000, 72400000, 72410000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Please see section II.1.5) of contract notice and scope of services within tender documentation.
II.2.2)Information about options
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: 6 (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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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: yes
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
Design, Supply, Installation of public realm Wi-Fi
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 12.3.2015
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
13.3.2015 – 12:00
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 13.3.2015 – 12:30
Derry City and Strabane District Council.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Elected members of council only.
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
1) This project is part of Derry City Council’s wider Super-Connected Cities Programme (SCCP), a central government scheme to improve broadband infrastructure in UK cities.
2) Tender Documents are available from Derry City Council according to the instructions set out in Section IV.3.3).
3) Candidates should carefully read the Documents which set out the rules governing this process.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
The High Courts of Justice of Northern Ireland
The Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
BT1 3JF Belfast
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: