Supply of Internal and External Signage Services

Supply of Internal and External Signage Services

Lancaster University is seeking to appoint a single supplier onto a framework to supply a range of internal and external signage for new and existing buildings and other works within the University campus. 

United Kingdom-Lancaster: Signage

2014/S 162-290818

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Lancaster University,
Lancaster House, Bailrigg
For the attention of: Steven Ho
LA14YW Lancaster
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: s.ho5@lancaster.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/lancaster/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/depts/purchase/buyerprofiles.html

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

Supply of Internal and External Signage Services.

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

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University of Lancaster.

NUTS code UKD4

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: 4

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

Estimated value excluding VAT: 676 000 GBP

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

Lancaster University is seeking to appoint a single supplier onto a framework to supply a range of internal and external signage for new and existing buildings and other works within the University campus. The frame work will allow the University to call off requirements with the successful supplier as and when needed, without the need to undertake any further competition. We are looking for capable suppliers who have delivered signage services into a large complex organisation.
The appointment will be for an initial period of 3 years with an option to extend for a further 1 year (subject to successful annual reviews and the monitoring of supplier performance).
This document is to be completed by appropriate and capable suppliers wishing to be considered for inclusion on the Signage framework. This tender is being run under EU Public Procurement Legislation set out in The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No.5), as amended, and a Open Procedure has been adopted as the preferred compliant route to market.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

3492847031523200

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Potential bidders may be excluded from the tender process for reasons such as being bankrupt, having been convicted of an offence concerning professional misconduct, not having paid taxes or not having contributed to social security systems.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Sound economic and financial standing demonstrated by evidence of relevant risk indemnity insurance documentation, audited accounts and annual report or relevant extracts in the event that you are not normally required to publish accounts.
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

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: no

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
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Service Delivery. Weighting 30

2. Quality. Weighting 30

3. Price. 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:

SP/14/642

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

no

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

Payable documents: no

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

10.10.2014
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

Date: 10.10.2014

Place:

UoL.

 

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Only by employees and procurement officers of The University of Lancaster.

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

The Authority expressly reserves the rights:(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice: (ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition, (iii) to award (a) contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the services covered by this notice, and (iv) to award contract(s) in stages. and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by candidates.

This tender is being conducted electronically using the Lancaster University e-tendering system which can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/lancaster

To receive documents new users must first register and obtain log in details. Existing users should log in to the web site and express interest.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

University Secretary
Lancaster University
LA14YW Lancaster
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided within a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address in section II.1. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.8.2014

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