Network Cabling Tender for Transport for London

Network Cabling Tender for Transport for London

Cable installation (Structured, Ethernet, Fibre Optic, Audio-Visual, Voice and Data); electrical services, ducting and containment, data centre and comms room installations; hardware (Servers and Switches, Data Storage and Patching);,wireless services and electronic service update board (ESUB) installations.

United Kingdom-London: Network cabling

2014/S 132-236805

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Transport for London (Information and Communications Technology)
Windsor House 42- 50 Victoria St.
Contact point(s): via https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk
For the attention of: Alec Michael
SW1H 0TL London
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.tfl.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and 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.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

Other: Public Transport

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Greater London Authority Group

 

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

ITC11446 ICT Installation and Associated Services.

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

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 15 000 000 and 25 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This Framework is for the supply of ICT installation and associated services and works, including, but not limited to: cable installation (Structured, Ethernet, Fibre Optic, Audio-Visual, Voice and Data); electrical services, ducting and containment, data centre and comms room installations; hardware (Servers and Switches, Data Storage and Patching);,wireless services and electronic service update board (ESUB) installations. The associated: services will relate to the lifecycle of each of the above categories, which may include but not be limited to, design, construction, planning, advisory, training, analytics, project management, and limited support and maintenance; and works will be those required for installations as appropriate from time to time. Transport for London (TfL) intends to award a framework agreement,that will meet the on-going requirement to provide installation services in support of its ICT and wireless infrastructures. This will be for use by members of TfL and the wider GLA group.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

Transport for London (TfL) has a need for the supply of ICT installation and associated services. This tender will establish a framework agreement with multiple suppliers who will meet this requirement by providing services that are frequently required. More specifically, it has an on-going requirement to provide installation services in support of its ICT and Wireless infrastructures.
Participants may provide services directly or jointly with third party suppliers or via a consortium arrangement.
Subject to the outcome of this tender process, the framework is expected to have a maximum of 6 suppliers who can supply all of the specified requirements, for a planned duration of 2 years, with an option to extend on a 1 year plus 1 year basis, making the framework agreement a potential 4 year term.
All suppliers included in the framework agreement will supply the services by means of Call-Off contract(s), which can be established by carrying out a further competition exercise(s) as outlined below.
For further competition exercise(s) the Contracting Authority will:
1. Develop a series of outcome based requirements for the services required within each specific contract to be awarded.
2. Invite, with time limits for responses, all framework suppliers to submit a written tender response for each specific contract.
3. Apply the competition award criteria to all compliant written tenders submitted, which will form the basis of the Contracting Authorities decision to award a Call-Off contract for the scope of the services required.
4. Refine any Call-Off terms to reflect its requirements, only to the extent permitted by and in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as the basis of the Contracting Authorities decision to award a Call-Off contract for the scope of services required.
5. On the basis set out above, the Contracting Authority may at its sole discretion, award to the supplier that provides the tender that best meets the further competition award criteria, a Call-Off contract in a form not materially different to the Call-Off contract model contained within the framework agreement; and
6. Provide feedback, on request, to unsuccessful framework suppliers, with respect to the reason why their tenders were unsuccessful.
Further information on the process for Call-Off contract(s) will be made available in the framework contracts terms and conditions.
II.2.2)Information about options

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (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:

Participants will be advised if these are considered necessary during the framework. Parent company and/other guarantees of performance/security instruments may be required by TfL if considered appropriate.
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:

No special legal form is required but if a contract is awarded to a consortium, the Contracting Authority may require the consortium to form a legal entity before entering into the Framework Agreement.

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Participants will be assessed in accordance with Part 4 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as amended from time to time, on the basis of information provided in pre qualification questionnaire responses.

This procurement will be managed electronically via the TfL e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. To register, this can be done on line at https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do

Once you have registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for this specific procurement.
Pre-qualification documents will be issued to registered participants from Wednesday 16.7.2014.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Participants will be assessed in accordance with Part 4 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006, as amended from time to time, on the basis of the information provided in pre qualification questionnaire responses.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Participants will be assessed in accordance with Part 4 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006, as amended from time to time, on the basis of the information provided in pre qualification questionnaire responses.
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

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 6: and maximum number 10
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:

ITC11446

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

no

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 18.8.2014 – 12:00

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

18.8.2014 – 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

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

This opportunity is on the European Dynamics Portal which can be found at:

1) https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps

2) Your organisation may need to register if your company has not yet done so at https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do#RegSupplier

3) The opportunity is called ITC11446

Any further questions must be dealt with via the helpdesk (or by e mail through the portal).tfl-eproc-helpdesk@eurodyn.com

Telephone: +44 8000740503
a) Transport for London (TfL) is a complex organisation operating both as member of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London and as provider of transport services. The scope of the proposed services may encompass activities within the scope of both the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006. Services to be provided in relation to activities which are subject to the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 will not be subject to a separate notice. The services may be provided to TfL and/or its subsidiaries and may also encompass other members of the GLA Group currently including the GLA, Mayors Office for Policing and Crime, London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority and London Legacy Development Corporation and each of their subsidiaries.
b) Further information on TfL may be found at www.transportforlondon.gov.uk and www.tfl.gov.uk/procurement.

c) Contract(s) may be awarded to the successful contractor by any part of TfL and/or any of its subsidiaries.
d) The awarding authority reserves the right to withdraw from the procurement process and/or not to award any contract as a result of the competition called to by this notice and the awarding authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidates in considering and/or responding to the procurement process.
e) All discussions and meetings will be conducted in English.
f) Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in GBP and all payments under any contract(s) let under any framework awarded will be made in sterling.
g) TfL may interview any or all companies who express an interest in tendering for this work.
TfL reserves the right to award any framework in whole or in part or not at all as a result of this notice. TfL and/or any of its other subsidiaries shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any bidders in responding to this notice or in tendering for related contract(s).

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: TfL will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework is made to tenderers. This notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provide time for tenderers to challenge the award decision before any framework is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 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).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

9.7.2014

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