Highway Signage Consultants for Leicester City Council

Highway Signage Consultants for Leicester City Council

Leicester City Council invites Tenders for the provision of highway signage consultants as part of the Legible Leicester project.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2016/S 009-011804

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Leicester City Council
City Hall (4th Floor), 115 Charles Street
For the attention of: Mr Hussain Dakri
LE1 1FZ Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1164546557
E-mail: hussain.dakri@leicester.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.leicester.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=3bf1271a-7c6e-e511-80f3-000c29c9ba21

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=3bf1271a-7c6e-e511-80f3-000c29c9ba21

Further information can be obtained from: Leicester City Council
City Hall (4th Floor), 115 Charles Street
For the attention of: Mr Hussain Dakri
LE1 1FZ Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1164546557
E-mail: hussain.dakri@leicester.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Leicester City Council
City Hall (4th Floor), 115 Charles Street
For the attention of: Mr Hussain Dakri
LE1 1FZ Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1164546557
E-mail: hussain.dakri@leicester.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Leicester City Council
City Hall (4th Floor), 115 Charles Street
For the attention of: Mr Hussain Dakri
LE1 1FZ Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1164546557
E-mail: hussain.dakri@leicester.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

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:

PAN1066 — Highway Signage Consultants.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services

NUTS code UKF21

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)

Leicester City Council (the Authority) invites Tenders for the provision of highway signage consultants as part of the Legible Leicester project.
The aim of the Legible Leicester project is to deliver a comprehensive and integrated wayfinding, transport and visitor information system, as well as to develop a city identity to shape the use of typography, colour and other design elements within the system.
The Legible Leicester project comprises the following main work streams:
— Provision of a network of cycle and pedestrian signs and information panels/maps across the whole city centre area;
— Provision of new/consolidated highway vehicular signage across the whole city area, focussing primarily on the main road network;
— Provision of a new car park Variable Message Signing system also capable of displaying other information as well;
— City Boundary sign replacement.
The proposed wayfinding system will influence user behaviour across all transport modes by revealing the city as an accessible, walkable and vibrant place with a range of character areas and themed activities promoting longer stays and repeat visits. Providing a clear information system that promotes ease of movement and healthier lifestyle choices is vital in helping people make the most of the city.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73000000, 34928470

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

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:

Some of the outputs from this project which will benefit the city are listed below:
— Availability of information before embarking on a journey to the city centre;
— Clear, easy to follow directions into the city centre from different routes and gateways;
— Boundary signs and brown tourist signs that reflect the pride and exciting city offer;
— An easy to understand car parking directional variable messaging signage scheme;
— Access to information at arrival hubs;
— A pedestrian wayfinding system in the city centre that places a venue/area/attraction in context to the urban geography, promotes accessibility and encourages pedestrians to explore different character districts and discover the wide variety of venues and attractions;
— Print ready maps that interpret the wayfinding system for a variety of uses;
— Cycle signs integrated into citywide signing network;
— Interpretation panels relating the history and heritage of the city;
— 3-D mapping system highlighting key areas and destinations;
— Accessible information using various mediums.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

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:

The provision of appropriate guarantees, bonds and warranties is reserved.
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.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per the contract documentation.
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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

PAN1066
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

15.2.2016 – 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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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
VI.3)Additional information
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: In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 102) (‘the Regulations’) the Authority will operate a standstill period of not less than 10 days between notifying suppliers of its intent to award the contract and the award of the contract. Any appeal during this period shall be addressed to: City Barrister and Head of Standards, Leicester City Council, 16 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 6UB, UK. If the appeal is not successfully resolved suppliers may commence legal action for breach of duty in the High Court in accordance with Regulation 92 of the Regulations.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13.1.2016

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