Signage Production and Maintenance for Historic Environment Scotland

Signage Production and Maintenance for Historic Environment Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland require a supplier to produce and deliver various types of high-quality, external-grade graphics and signage to sites across Scotland.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Signage

2018/S 152-349079

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House, Salisbury Place
Edinburgh
EH9 1SH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1316688866
E-mail: beth.shackley@hes.scot
Fax: +44 1316688877
NUTS code: UKM75
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Non-Departmental Public Body

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Conservation, Built Heritage and Tourism

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Signage Production and Maintenance

Reference number: HES/C/3979

II.1.2)Main CPV code

34928470

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Historic Environment Scotland require a supplier to produce and deliver various types of high-quality, external-grade graphics and signage to sites across Scotland including the Islands. Requirements include interpretive graphics as well as e.g. welcome, pricing and directional signage. Specifications may include e.g. lectern, wall-mounted, rail-mounted and post-mounted signs. This contract will also cover the maintenance of existing HES signage, including e.g. replacing price inserts for welcome signs, fixing new signs to existing posts and fixing graphics to existing lectern frames Maintenance of existing signage is now a priority for HES as we now have a large estate of signs which must be kept up to standard. There will be a significant degree of maintenance required in this contract.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 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)

50000000
50800000
22458000
22000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Historic Environment Scotland require a supplier to produce and deliver various types of high-quality, external-grade graphics and signage to sites across Scotland including the Islands. Requirements include interpretive graphics as well as e.g. welcome, pricing and directional signage. Specifications may include e.g. lectern, wall-mounted, rail-mounted and post-mounted signs.

This contract will also cover the maintenance of existing HES signage, including e.g. replacing price inserts for welcome signs, fixing new signs to existing posts and fixing graphics to existing lectern frames Maintenance of existing signage is now a priority for HES as we now have a large estate of signs which must be kept up to standard. There will be a significant degree of maintenance required in this contract.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract may be extended for another 2 years.

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

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

HES use Scotbis, an independent provider of business credit reports, to assess the financial standing of tenderers. The overall aim of this assessment is to ensure, as far as possible, that any potential Supplier will not have financial difficulties that endanger their ability to perform the Contract. If financial information cannot be gained from that source Historic Environment Scotland will request that you provide full audited accounts for the last full financial year. If Suppliers cannot provide any of the assurances as detailed above, and it is determined by HES that your financial strength is not adequate, then your company may not pass the financial evaluation. If you can provide the assurances as detailed above, HES may explore these options with you before determining whether your company can be taken forward in this procurement exercise. Bank details may also be sought to support the above.

With reference to ESPD (Scotland) question 4B.5, it is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain, prior to commencing any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

— Employers (compulsory) Liability Insurance: 5 000 000 GBP

— Public Liability Insurance: 5 000 000 GBP

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: yes
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: 07/09/2018
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/09/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Following the completion of this contract in 2-4 years, dependent upon extension being granted.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=552521

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:552521)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=552521

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House, Salisbury Place
Edinburgh
EH9 1SH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1316688866
Fax: +44 1316688877Internet address: http://historicenvironment.scot
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:

06/08/2018

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