Tender for Communications and Marketing Consultancy Service

Tender for Communications and Marketing Consultancy Service

The scope of services includes brand identity and marketing collateral, an integrated communications and marketing strategy.

United Kingdom-York: Business and management consultancy and related services

2017/S 073-139672

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

City of York Council
West Offices, Station Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Phill Monk
Telephone: +44 1904551137
E-mail: phill.monk@york.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.york.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.york.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement


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

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


York Central Communications and Marketing Consultancy Service.

Reference number: DN258719

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

York Central (YC) is a brown-field opportunity site of regional and national significance. The site has the potential to deliver major mixed use regeneration immediately to the west of York railway station. Being c 72 hectares of underused and underutilised land, there is an immense opportunity to transform this site and capitalise on the inherent transport connections and proximity to the traditional city centre core.

Recent and evolving master-planning work envisages that the site could support:

— development of up to 80 000 m2 mixed commercial space to support up to 7 000 jobs;

— development of between 1 500 to 2 500 residential units;

— growth of the existing National Railway Museum as a cultural hub;

— the creation of new public realm, parks and green corridor connections between existing communities and throughout the site for pedestrians and cyclists.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 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: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of services includes brand identity and marketing collateral, an integrated communications and marketing strategy and community engagement/consultation.

As part of the overall scope of services, regular engagement with the project team, update meetings and reports are required.

The appointed agency from this brief will not be marketing the site to procure future developers and/or investors.

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

Duration in months: 18
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

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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: 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: 11/05/2017
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/05/2017
Local time: 12:00

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

High Court
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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