Printing of Advertising Banners London

Printing of Advertising Banners London

The printing, installing, maintaining and removing of advertising banners to be placed on lamp columns as directed by the Local Authority.

United Kingdom-London: Printing and related services

2015/S 014-021356

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

City of Westminster
Westminster City Hall, 64 Victoria Street
Contact point(s):
For the attention of: Carl Walters
SW1E 6QP London

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

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

General public services

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

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

The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Town Hall, King Street, Hammersmith
W6 9JU

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Civic Centre, Rainham Road North
RM10 7BN

The London Borough of Bromley
Civic Centre, Stockwell Close

The London Borough of Camden
Town Hall, Judd Street

The City of London

The London Borough of Croydon
Taberner House, Park Lane

The London Borough of Ealing
Perceval House, 14/16 Uxbridge Road
W5 2HL

The London Borough of Enfield
Civic Centre, Silver Street

The Royal Borough of Greenwich
Town Hall, Wellington Street
SE18 6PW

The London Borough of Hackney
Town Hall, Mare Street
E8 1EA

London Borough of Haringey
Civic Centre, High Road, Wood Green
N22 8LE

The London Borough of Harrow
Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow

The London Borough of Hillingdon
Civic Centre, High Street

The London Borough of Hounslow
Civic Centre, Lampton Road

The London Borough of Islington
Town Hall, Upper Street
N1 2UD

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Guildhall, High Street

The London Borough of Lambeth
Town Hall, Brixton Hill, Lambeth

The London Borough of Lewisham
Town Hall, Catford

The London Borough of Merton
Civic Centre, London Road

The London Borough of Newham
Newham Dockside, 1000 Dockside Road
E16 2QU

The London Borough of Redbridge
Town Hall, High Road

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

The London Borough of Southwark
160 Tooley Street

The London Borough of Sutton
Civic Offices, St. Nicholas Way

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent
E14 2BG

The London Borough of Wandsworth
Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street
SW18 2PU

The London Borough of Waltham Forest
Town Hall, Forest Road
E17 4JF

The London Borough of Havering
Town Hall, Main Road

The London Borough of Barnet
North London Business Park, Oakleigh Road South

The London Borough of Bexley
Bexley Civic Offices, Broadway

The London Borough of Brent
Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way

Section II: Object of the contract


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

Framework Agreement for Services Related to Lamp Column Mounted Banners.

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


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 a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2

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

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 GBP

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

The work under this Contract comprises the provision of an integrated service comprising of but not limited to services related to the use of lamp columns as part of marketing campaigns. Primarily those services include:
The printing, installing, maintaining and removing of advertising banners to be placed on lamp columns as directed by the Local Authority.
The details above are not exhaustive and consideration may be given both during the procurement process and the Contract term to the inclusion of additional services or options for additional services which will assist in delivering the services and principal outputs listed above. If during the term of the Contract, this would be carried out in accordance with the variation mechanisms in the Contract.
The Contracting Authority wishes to enable other bodies as indicated in Annex A of this OJEU contract notice (the ‘Participating Bodies’) to benefit from this procurement by procuring services through the Framework Agreement.
For the absence of doubt, it is the intention that the Participating Bodies should be able to rely on this procurement to purchase such services under the Framework Agreement without the need for any further procurement process.
The duration of the framework agreement is 2 years. Contracts called off the framework agreement will be for 3 years (36 months) with an option to extend for a further 1 year (12 months).
No guarantee or warranty is given as to the nature or volume, if any, of the services or the number of call-offs, if any, under the Framework Agreement.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79800000, 50000000, 50232000, 51000000, 79340000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes


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:

Westminster City Council figures only:
It is estimated there are currently 175 lamp columns with permission to attach banners. There are planning consent limits on frequency and duration of campaigns.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Parent company guarantees, deposits, bonds or other forms of appropriate security may be required for the Contract and any Framework Agreement. Further details will be included in the tender documents.

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

Further details will be included in the tender documents.

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

Joint and several liability. Should the successful tenderer be a consortium of companies, the lead partner will be responsible for completing the commission on behalf of the consortium and all payments will be made to the lead partner for services rendered by the consortium. Support partners will be required to complete a collateral warranty agreement in favour of the Contracting Authority.

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: As set out in the tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the tender documents.
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of 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.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 below

1. Price. Weighting 60

2. Quality. Weighting 40

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:
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

9.3.2015 – 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


IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Contracting Authority personnel only.

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 tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (URL: Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
WC2A 2LL London

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: As set out in the UK’s Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:


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