Financial Services Contract Somerset

Financial Services Contract Somerset

The Authority is seeking to award a contract for the provision of the Financial Services for a period of 3 years (plus an optional extension period of 2 years).

United Kingdom-Portishead: Financial and insurance services

2017/S 184-376609

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Avon Fire and Rescue Service
VAT No: 664419911
Valley Road
BS20 8JJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Arinze Igwe
Telephone: +44 1179262061
Fax: +44 11799253561
NUTS code: UKK11
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Financial Services.

Reference number: AFRS-09-2017-08

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Avon Fire Authority is responsible for the provision of the Fire and Rescue Service in the areas of Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. The Authority is seeking to award a contract for the provision of the Financial Services for a period of 3 years (plus an optional extension period of 2 years).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK13
NUTS code: UKK12
NUTS code: UKK11
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


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: 1 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
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: yes
Description of options:

Contract for 36 months. This contract has the option to extend for a further 24 months, to make a total of 60 months.

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

Duration of the contract is 60 months (from the award of the contract).

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

List and brief description of conditions:

The Authority’s:

1. Terms and Conditions;

2. Special Terms and Conditions;

3. Standing Orders;

4. Contract Documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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: 23/10/2017
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:


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

Duration in months: 36 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/10/2017
Local time: 14:00

Avon Fire and Rescue Service, Valley Road, Portishead, BS20 8JJ.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Guy Goodman, Fire Authority Councillor and Arinze Igwe.

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:

Responses are to be submitted through the and will not be accepted if submitted by other means. It is the Tenderer‘s responsibility to upload all relevant response documents by the closing date and time.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Avon Fire and Rescue Service
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:



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