Network and Telephony Framework for United Utilities
UU are seeking to procure an output based managed service agreement in respect of Fixed Telephony, WAN, Mobile Telephony Services.
United Kingdom-Warrington: Networks
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
United Utilities Water Ltd
Thirlmere House, Lingley Mere Business Park, Lingley Green Avenue, Great Sankey
Contact point(s): Supply Chain Management Department
For the attention of: Angela Fincham and Georgina Riley
WA5 3LP Warrington
Telephone: +44 1928678148
General address of the contracting entity: www.unitedutilities.com
Electronic access to information: http://uukft.uudataroom.com/login.asp (login credentials — Username: PRO001499 Password: UU (case sensitive))
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: North West England.
NUTS code UKD
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 7
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 42 560 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Additionally UU are seeking to procure services in respect of Telephony Infrastructure, Cabling Infrastructure and Network Break-Fix (either as part of the overall managed service or via separate contracts).
The number of contracts awarded will be dependant upon the results of the scoring process and the potential number of contracts awarded ranges from 1 to 5.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
32400000, 30237110, 32412100, 32413000, 32415000, 32421000, 32422000, 32424000, 32430000, 64212000, 79512000, 64224000, 48515000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Lot B WAN (includes managed WAN, WAN wires only (OT), mobile data (OT))
Lot C Mobile Telephony (includes mobile voice, private APN, mobex)
Lot D Telephony Infrastructure (includes contact centre, collaboration, back office/remote site telephony)
Lot E Cabling/Infrastructure (includes cabling installation)
Lot F Network Break Fix (includes LAN device break-fix)
Applicants may submit applications as follows:
Option A. Applicant submits applications in respect of Lots A, B and C with associated Managed Service overlay; OR
Option B. Applicant submits applications for Lots A, B, C with any combination of the other individual Lots D, E, F with associated Managed Service overlay;
Option C. Applicant submits applications in respect of any combination of Lots D, E, F e.g. an individual Lot or any combination of the Lots (excluding A, B, C) or all of the applicable Lots D,E,F.
The number of contracts awarded will be dependent upon the results of the scoring process. Based upon the possible permeations of successful bids, the potential number of contracts awarded ranges from 1 to 5.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 42 560 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: For lots A, B, C, D and E the initial term is for 5 years with an option to extend up to 2 additional years.
For lot F the initial term is for 3 years with an option to extend up to 4 additional years.
The period of extension/s shall be at the sole discretion of United Utilities.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
In the case of renewable contracts, estimated time-frame for subsequent calls for competition:
in months: 50 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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:
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are required to fully complete the pre-qualification questionnaire which can be downloaded from the following location.
Note both Username and Password are case sensitive.
Please note Internet Explorer is the only browser that will open the data room.
Interested parties are required to email Networkfirstname.lastname@example.org once they have downloaded the document and have decided to participate. This is so that any updates as a result of any clarification questions that could alter the pre-qualification exercise can be provided to applicants.
Applicants to also note that responses to clarifications during the pre-qualification period shall also be published via the data room, and are advised that if they wish to access such clarifications that they should access the data room regularly.
For their application to be considered applicants are required to download the questionnaire and fully respond to the questionnaire and submit their response as instructed by the due date and time specified in this notice.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: