Production Management Services for Blackpool Illuminations

Production Management Services for Blackpool Illuminations

Blackpool Council is looking for a production manager or production company to build the arena that will host the 2016-2019 Illuminations Switch-On events.

United Kingdom-Blackpool: Event services

2016/S 020-031591

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Blackpool Council
PO Box 4
For the attention of: Mr Fraser Cavill
FY1 1NA Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1253478379
E-mail: procurement@blackpool.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.blackpool.gov.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: Blackpool Council
PO Box 4
For the attention of: Mr Fraser Cavill
FY1 1NA Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1253478379
E-mail: procurement@blackpool.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Blackpool Council
PO Box 4
For the attention of: Mr Fraser Cavill
FY1 1NA Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1253478379
E-mail: procurement@blackpool.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Blackpool Council
PO Box 4
For the attention of: Mr Fraser Cavill
FY1 1NA Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1253478379
E-mail: procurement@blackpool.gov.uk

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Provision of Production Management Services for Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On Event.

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

Services
Service category No 26: Recreational, cultural and sporting services

NUTS code UKD42

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

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

Blackpool Council is looking for a production manager or production company to build the arena that will host the 2016-2019 Illuminations Switch-On events (the 1st event being held 2.9.2016-4.9.2016). This will include the provision of staging, all AV requirements, fencing, security, backstage dressing rooms, sanitary provisions and anything else that may be required. The successful candidates must also be able to provide all staff to run a multi-performer concert to a high and professional standard if required.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79952000, 79953000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

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:

The contract duration is for 1 year with the option to extend for a further 3 years (1 + 1 + 1), subject to satisfactory review and budget availability.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

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

As detailed in the procurement documentation.

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

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom legal contract is awarded. If applying on behalf of a consortium all names must be submitted. Any contract will be entered into with the nominated lead organisation and all members of the consortium, who will in these circumstances each be required to execute said contract together with all ancillary documentation, evidencing their joint and severally liability in respect of the obligations and liabilities of the contract. It will be for the members of the consortium to sort out their respective duties and liabilities amongst each other and noted before contract commencement. All associated documentation will be made to the nominated lead organisation.

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 Terms and Conditions, included with the attached procurement documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the procurement documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

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

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:

DN109713
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 4.3.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

4.3.2016 – 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

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

IV.3.8)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: 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

Please Note: This Tender will be run electronically via the North West’s Supplier Portal — ‘The Chest’. In order to express your interest in this Tender and to download/upload all documentation relating to this tender you must register (free of charge) on The Chest. https://procontract.due-north.comYou must then search for this opportunity and register your interest on The Chest.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court of Justice of England and Wales
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27.1.2016

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