Print Framework Contract for Imperial War Museum
This Contract covers the appointment, on a framework contract, of a sole print supplier to print the official guidebooks for all 5 public branches of IWM.
United Kingdom-London: Printing and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Trustees of the Imperial War Museum
For the attention of: Chris Cast
SE1 6HZ London
Telephone: +44 2070913060
General address of the contracting authority: www.iwm.org.uk
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
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 15: Publishing and printing services on a fee or contract basis
NUTS code UKI
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The current projected annual sales figures across all 5 branches Is 150 000 guidebooks. However, these are projected figures, and IWM makes no commitment that it will place orders for guidebooks to this total in any contract year period.
The Contract is to run for an initial period of 1 year from 1.6.2016 until 31.5.2017, with the option to extend for up to an additional 2 further years.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Size: 228×190 mm portrait.
Extent: 64pp+4pp covers.
Materials: Cover section on 350 gsm Essential Velvet FSC, Text sections on 150 gsm Essential Velvet FSC. Essential Velvet is our preferred paper stock, but if you wish to suggest an alternative FSC certified product that is a close match, please include full details of the paper specification, and both a plain unprinted dummy made up to the guidebook specification, and a printed sample.
Colours: Sheet fed litho print, 4/4 and sealer throughout.
Origination: High resolution print-ready PDFs will be supplied or if preferred, open In-design files plus all linked images and fonts can be supplied.
Proofing: Full set of digitally printed Epson colour proofs to IWM London
Finishing: PUR BIND. Matt laminate to outer covers, pack.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 600 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The initial contract is for 12 months, but with an option to extend for an additional 24 months.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:
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
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: All selection criteria are contained in the PQQ documentation available upon request.
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
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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GO Reference: GO-2016118-PRO-7595705.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Applicants have 2 working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional should be requested from the address in section I.1).
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Sector Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No. 5) 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. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the settling of the award decision or order IWM to amend any document and may award damages. if the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: