Tender to Supply Wide Area Network

Tender to Supply Wide Area Network

The Office of the Durham Police and Crime Commissioner (ODPCC) wishes to appoint a Contractor to renew its existing wide area network circuits and associated maintenance services.

United Kingdom-Durham: Wide area network services

2015/S 208-377800

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Office of the Durham Police and Crime Commissioner
Police HQ, Aykley Heads, CO Durham
For the attention of: Vicky Murray
DH1 5TT Durham
Telephone: +44 1913752088
E-mail: vicky.murray@durham.pnn.police.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/38152

Electronic access to information: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13225&B=BLUELIGHT

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13225&B=BLUELIGHT

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

Public order and safety

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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of a Wide Area Network.

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

Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: County Durham and Darlington.


II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

The Office of the Durham Police and Crime Commissioner (ODPCC) wishes to appoint a Contractor to renew its existing wide area network circuits and associated maintenance services.
The Contract will include, but not be limited to, the following:
— Replacement or renewal of Ethernet services,
— Provision of maintenance and support services for Ethernet links.
As technology and public attitude to police contact changes, there is a need to look at value for money in the delivery of wide area network services. The ODPCC has a requirement to save money and realise significant savings, along with the need to drive efficiencies through procuring a wide area network system which is flexible, robust and value for money.
Further, more detailed information is available in the Procurement Documents.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72720000, 32430000

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

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


This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Contract shall have an initial term of 5 years, with the option to extend by up to 2 further periods, each of 1 year.
The Contract may include, but not be limited to:
— Provision of wide area network services,
— Ongoing provision and cessation of wide area network circuits,
— Maintenance services.
It is intended that the Contract be flexible to accommodate ODPCC requirements.
Please refer to the Procurement Documents for further, more detailed information.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 3 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The Contract initial term shall be 5 years with 2 options to extend, each of a period of 12 months.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

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


IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please refer to the Tender Document.
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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:

ICT 121

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


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

26.11.2015 – 16:00
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

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

Full information is contained within the procurement documents available free of charge and electronically at: www.eu-supply.com

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:


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