High Speed Broadband Tender – Superfast Northamptonshire Stage 3

High Speed Broadband Tender – Superfast Northamptonshire Stage 3

The Superfast Northamptonshire project is aiming to extend the availability of Next Generation Access (NGA) broadband across the county of Northamptonshire.

United Kingdom-Northampton: Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment

2016/S 170-305891

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Northamptonshire County Council
John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
Northampton
NN4 7YD
United Kingdom
Contact person: LGSS Procurement
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=07d44bc2-b56a-e611-8114-000c29c9ba21
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=07d44bc2-b56a-e611-8114-000c29c9ba21

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:

Northamptonshire County Council – Superfast Northamptonshire Stage 3.

Reference number: DN177856

II.1.2)Main CPV code

32000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Superfast Northamptonshire project is aiming to extend the availability of Next Generation Access (NGA) broadband across the county of Northamptonshire. To this end, Northamptonshire County Council has previously invested public funds through two contracts (Stage 1 and Stage 2), to extend the availability of NGA infrastructure in areas where no commercial plans were available from market players as verified through State Aid Public Consultations to around 94 % of the county.

Stage 3 is aiming to secure a telecom provider(s) to deploy NGA networks (supporting access line speeds of at least 30Mbps) into the final 6 % of the county for the funding envelope that is available. Further information regarding the tender is available in Data Room 1.

The procurement will follow on Open procedure and with the contract(s) expected to be awarded in January 2017.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 9 967 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 North

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32000000
45231100
45231110
45231111
45231112
45231113
45231600
45232300
45232310
45232311
45232320
45232330
45232331
45232332
45232340
45314000
50330000
51300000
64200000
65300000
71316000
72000000
79340000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF23

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Largely encompasses rural parts of Daventry district and Kettering Borough as well as the northern part of East Northamptonshire and some rural areas in Corby and Wellingborough. It contains 45,603 premises and includes 5 457 eligible White premises for the purpose of this procurement, of which 4 193 are immediately In Scope. The minimum value of Lot 1 is 3 200 000 GBP.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 111
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contract(s) awarded may be renewed in the event that the Authority requires an extension of the NGA deployed services whereby NGA coverage targets for the project have not been met in full. 3 900 000 GBP of the total procurement value may be awarded to support an extension of NGA deployed services, to be managed through the Contract Change Control Procedure.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 South

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

64200000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF23

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Largely encompasses rural parts of East Northamptonshire, the Borough of Wellingborough and South Northamptonshire. It contains 67 158 premises and includes 5 507 eligible White premises for the purpose of this procurement, of which 4 427 are immediately In Scope. The minimum value of Lot 2 is 3 400 000 GBP.

Please note, the CPV codes for Lot 2 are the same as for Lot 1.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 111
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contract(s) awarded may be renewed in the event that the Authority requires an extension of the NGA deployed services whereby NGA coverage targets for the project have not been met in full. 3 900 000 GBP of the total procurement value may be awarded to support an extension of NGA deployed services, to be managed through the Contract Change Control Procedure.

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: yes
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: 24/11/2016
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: 24/11/2016
Local time: 12:00

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

Paul White — Head of LGSS Procurement
8 — 10 The Lakes
Northampton
NN4 7YD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604366465
E-mail: pwhite@northamptonshire.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Courts of England and Wales
Royal Courts of England and Wales, The Strand
London
WC11 2LL
United KingdomInternet address:http://www,judiciary.gov.uk/you-and-the-judiciary/going-to-court/highcourt
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:

31/08/2016

 

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