Rutland County Council Local Full Fibre Tender

Rutland County Council Local Full Fibre Tender

Rutland County Council local full fibre networks project (Digital Rutland LFFN) is a third wave project for the Full Fibre Network Programme.

United Kingdom-Melton Mowbray: Telecommunications services

2019/S 085-203385

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Rutland County Council
Welland Procurement Unit, c/o Melton Borough Council
Melton Mowbray
LE13 1GH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Clare Ellis
Telephone: +44 7876574944
NUTS code: UKF22
I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Rutland County Council Local Full Fibre Tender

Reference number: DN390246

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Rutland County Council local full fibre networks project (Digital Rutland LFFN) is a third wave project for the Full Fibre Network Programme (LFFN) operated by Broadband Development UK (BDUK) within the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS) and this procurement is part funded by DCMS.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 502 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is an open tender compliant with Public Contract Regulations 2015.

The anticipated value of this contract is estimated as a total of 2 502 000 GBP for the installation period, referred to as “the Budget” within this tender.

This is comprised of a baseline budget of 2 002 000 GBP against which bidders should price their tender response and an estimated 500 000 GBP of additional funding budget which if it becomes available will be brought in via a change control procedure during the contract term.

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

Value excluding VAT: 2 502 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 035-078142

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

Date: 12/06/2019
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:


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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/06/2019
Local time: 12:30

At the offices of Rutland County Council.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

In compliance with the Council’s contract procedure rules.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Rutland County Council
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:


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