Purchase and Installation of Digital TV and Radio Broadcast Studios

Purchase and Installation of Digital TV and Radio Broadcast Studios

The Purchase, Design, Installation, Maintenance and Ongoing Support of Industry-Standard Integrated Digital TV and Radio Broadcast Studios.

United Kingdom-Plymouth: Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment

2019/S 084-199382

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Plymouth Marjon University
Derriford Road
Plymouth
PL6 8BH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Su Matthews
E-mail: procurement@marjon.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKK41
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.marjon.ac.uk/
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: University

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

The Purchase, Design, Installation, Maintenance and Ongoing Support of Industry-Standard Integrated Digital TV and Radio Broadcast Studios

Reference number: Marjon-Baker

II.1.2)Main CPV code

32000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The key requirements and deliverables of this project are more than just the provision and installation of hardware. Marjon require a high-level Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, that is not only compatible with our “Janet” high-speed network but ensures integration and output systems are synergised in such a way as to enable multiple simultaneous broadcast capabilities across different platforms. It is essential that this facility is both fully functional from inception and able to grow and evolve with us.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32310000
32320000
32330000
32340000
32350000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK41
Main site or place of performance:

BBC Studios Seymour Road Plymouth.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Marjon has a long history of teaching media-related undergraduate degree programmes. These currently take the form of BA (Hons) in Journalism, Sports Journalism, Journalism with Photography, and Music Journalism; there is also an MRes Journalism post-graduate offering.

This suite of practical journalism degrees gives students the essential skills required by today’s newsrooms. They work closely with BBC South West alongside other industry guests from the BBC, ITV West Country, The Guardian, regional and national freelancers, film-makers and broadcasters.

The key requirements and deliverables of this project are more than just the provision and installation of hardware. Marjon require a high-level Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, that is not only compatible with our “Janet” high-speed network but ensures integration and output systems are synergised in such a way as to enable multiple simultaneous broadcast capabilities across different platforms. It is essential that this facility is both fully functional from inception and able to grow and evolve with us.

TV and Radio Studios – Technical Specification

Both the Radio and TV sides of this facility will require an industry recognised Newsroom Computer System (NRCS) system. For TV it is desired that the proposed system has a level of social media integration.

The required solution is to produce a fully-working, integrated solution, automated wherever possible, based upon the equipment descriptions in the accompanying pricing schedule. Our main overriding requirement for this project is the completed facility be fully fit for purpose by 1.9.2019.

Marjon foresee the equipment and cabling installation being undertaken in 8 key areas:

— TV Studio,

— TV Gallery,

— Central Apparatus Room (CAR),

— Radio Studio A,

— Radio Studio B,

— Newsroom,

— Reception,

— External to the building.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/09/2019
End: 31/08/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Please utilise the following email address for all correspondence — procurement@marjon.ac.uk

Please ensure that you add “Marjon-Baker” to the subject line of your e-mail.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

A Service Level Agreement is contained within the Procurement Documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 03/06/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/06/2019
Local time: 09:00
Place:

Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth PL6 8BH.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

An MCIPS Qualified procurement professional will be responsible for all procedures.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Plymouth Marjon University
Plymouth
PL6 8BH
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/04/2019

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