Network Rail Roadside Advertising Concession

Network Rail Roadside Advertising Concession

The right to manage, promote and exploit the sale of Roadside Advertising Space at 2 684 locations throughout the country.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Advertising and marketing services

2015/S 144-266936

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
Quadrant MK, Elder Gate
Contact point(s): National Supply Chain
For the attention of: Garry Pyne
Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: garry.pyne@networkrail.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.networkrail.co.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder

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.2)Main activity

Railway services

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Roadside Advertising Concession.

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

Services
Service category No 13: Advertising services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom.

NUTS code UK

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

Framework agreement with a single operator

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

The right to manage, promote and exploit the sale of Roadside Advertising Space at 2 684 locations throughout the country, plus 6 additional backlit bridge locations in Central London.
Construction and Maintenance Obligations for advertising sites.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79340000, 79341200

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The right to manage, promote and exploit the sale of Roadside Advertising Space at 2 684 locations throughout the country, plus 6 additional backlit bridge locations in Central London.
Construction and Maintenance Obligations for advertising sites.
The agreement supports generation of income for the Property Retail team as part of their Retail Property Strategy.
A contract requires to be tendered to achieve:
— The maximum possible revenue.
— Raise the quality of outdoor advertising.
— Drive longer term revenue increases across the term of the agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 10 000 000 and 12 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

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

Duration in months: 60 (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:

Please refer to the PQQ and Tender Documentation.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please refer to the PQQ and Tender Documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please refer to the PQQ and Tender Documentation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please refer to the PQQ and Tender Documentation.
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: Please refer to the PQQ and Tender Documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the PQQ and Tender Documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the PQQ and Tender 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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Network Rail reserves the right to determine commercial aspects using forward or reverse auctions.
Please refer to the PQQ and Tender Documentation.
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:

4285207

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 11.8.2015 – 09:30
Payable documents: no

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

11.8.2015 – 09:30
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.7)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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months.

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

The High Court
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Network Rail will incorporate a 10 calendar day standstill period after notification to unsuccessful bidders and until such point will not enter into a contract for this requirement. Bidders considering lodging an appeal must do so within this time-scale in order to allow Network Rail to consider such an appeal. Successful appeals after the conclusion of contract award can only be dealt with through the processes available as described above.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

As in I.1 above

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24.7.2015

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