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
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
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
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
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)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
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)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
32421000, 45314320, 39151100, 32424000, 71311300, 45314300, 32571000, 51611100, 51612000, 32510000, 64212400, 32412120, 72700000,72710000, 72720000, 48820000, 48821000, 48822000, 48823000, 48824000, 48825000, 48800000, 32412110, 72000000, 72420000, 72212200,72411000, 45300000, 50700000
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
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.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 2
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.1.3)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: 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
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.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
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
This opportunity is on the European Dynamics Portal which can be found at:
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).firstname.lastname@example.org
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.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: