Photo Scanning and Rectification Contract

Photo Scanning and Rectification Contract

It is seeking competitive quotations for the contract to carry out the scanning and rectification of 10 epochs of vertical aerial photos currently held as contact prints.

CBC-0669-T-CE Aerial Photo Scanning and Rectification

Central Bedfordshire Council

Contract summary


Construction and Real Estate, Printing and Publishing

Location of contract

SG17 5TQ

Value of contract (£)


Closing date

28 October 2016

Contract start date

09 November 2016

Contract end date

30 April 2017


Central Bedfordshire Council is a Unitary authority and has responsibility for the Historic Environment Record (HER) for both Central Bedfordshire and Luton areas. It is seeking competitive quotations for the contract to carry out the scanning and rectification of 10 epochs of vertical aerial photos currently held as contact prints. This contract is divided in to two separate LOTS: LOT 1 – Scanning LOT 2 – Rectification Bidders can submit a price on one or both LOTS and the LOTS may be awarded to one or two separate bidders. The full orthorectification, mosaic and cataloguing of the images for each of the separate 10 epochs, in MapInfo compatible format (.TAB file for catalogue info/ cutlines, ECW for images/ mosaics) with completion and invoicing by 30th April 2017. The images will need to be scanned at 1200dpi by photogrammetric scanning. Edge matching where needed will be carried out and the stitching together of all images. Contract start date: 9th Nov 2016 Contract end date: 30th April 2017 Help and support – The Council will provide as much support and information as it can to help guide you through the Tender process. Questions asked together with the response, will be made available to all firms quoting, to ensure a fair and consistent approach to all. If there is anything you are not sure of or need clarification of, then please contact us using the correspondence facility within the In-tend electronic tendering system. Please view the ‘Clarification’ tab for any updates or responses to questions raised. Last date for receiving questions on Intend system: 18/10/2016 Completed Tenders and attachments should be submitted electronically, by the due date via our “in-tend” electronic tendering system. Tenders must be uploaded via the “My Return” section of the system. Tenders submitted through the correspondence facility will not be considered. Your Tender must be submitted via the In-Tend system by no later than 12:00 noon on 28/10/2016, tenders received after that time will be excluded.

About the buyer

Contact name

Claire Edmunds


Priory House



SG17 5TQ

United Kingdom




Other information


Additional information on how to apply for this contract

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How to apply

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