Network Cabling for Schools in Norfolk

Network Cabling for Schools in Norfolk

To supply and install network cabling.

United Kingdom-Norwich: Network cabling

2018/S 223-510564

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Norfolk County Council
Floor 3, County Hall, Martineau Lane
Norwich
NR1 2DH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Claire Dawson
E-mail: sourcingteam@norfolk.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH15
Internet address(es):Main address: www.norfolk.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Framework Agreement for Network Cabling for Schools

Reference number: NCCT41731

II.1.2)Main CPV code

32421000 – FA03

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Norfolk County Council wishes to appoint cabling specialists with experience of working in schools to supply and install network cabling, that can provide staff who have an enhanced DBS check, and who are used to working around the school day and calendar when required, and liaising with schools.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH16
NUTS code: UKH17
NUTS code: UKH15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Norfolk County Council wishes to appoint cabling specialists with experience of working in schools to a multi-provider Framework Agreement, that can provide staff who have an enhanced DBS check, and who are used to working around the school day and calendar when required, and liaising with schools. Staff will be required to bring their CSCS card with them on site and be prepared to show it to the site manager.

Appointed providers will need to be able to respond to emergencies and be at any school or academy in Norfolk within 2 hours and must provide warranties on their parts and labour.

Suppliers awarded work from this Framework Agreement must provide a 25 year warranty on cabling and the manufacturer’s warranty on other products.

Please note that there is no guarantee of work.

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: 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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: 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

Current Contracts for network cabling services for schools were originally purchased from a building maintenance Framework Agreement that will be expiring shortly, and in order to ensure that schools have the opportunity to enter in to new arrangements when required, and that best meet their needs, we are letting a Framework Agreement specifically for schools’ network cabling requirements.

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:

Please see the invitation to tender and associated documents for information.

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please see the invitation to tender and associated documents for information.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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: 07/01/2019
Local time: 11:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/01/2019
Local time: 11:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

VI.3)Additional information:

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Council`s e-procurement system. To participate in this procurement, Applicants must first be registered on the system at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/BuyerProfiles. Once registered you will be able to see the procurement project under the “tenders” section and “express an interest” to view the documentation. If you encounter any difficulties whilst using the system you can contact the In-tend support team by phoning 0845 557 8079 / +44 (0) 114 407 0065 or e-mailing support@in-tend.co.uk.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Norfolk County Council
Martineau Lane, Norwich
Norwich
NR1 2DH
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Norfolk County Council
Martineau Lane, Norwich
Norwich
NR1 2DH
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) 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). Proceedings must be brought within 30 days from the date of knowledge (the date on which the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen) unless the Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which proceedings may be brought, in which case the Court may extend that period up to a maximum of 3 months from the date of knowledge.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Norfolk County Council
Martineau Lane, Norwich
Norwich
NR1 2DH
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/11/2018

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