West Oxfordshire Superfast Broadband Tender

West Oxfordshire Superfast Broadband Tender

Design delivery and operation of an NGA infrastructure for the approved intervention area in West Oxfordshire District.

United Kingdom-Chipping Norton: Network infrastructure

2014/S 232-408273

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cotswolds Broadband Limited
Stonesfield House, Lyneham
For the attention of: Hugo Pickering
OX7 6QL Chipping Norton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1993832769
E-mail: contracts@cotswoldsbroadband.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cotswoldsbroadband.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cotswoldsbroadband.co.uk/

Electronic access to information: http://www.cotswoldsbroadband.co.uk/procurement/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.cotswoldsbroadband.co.uk/procurement/

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

Other: Private limited company in receipt of public subsidy

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

West Oxfordshire Superfast Broadband.

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

Works
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: West Oxfordshire District Council area.

NUTS code UKJ14

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)

Design delivery and operation of an NGA infrastructure for the approved intervention area in West Oxfordshire District.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32424000, 32412110, 32412000, 32412100, 50332000

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 6 400 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 13.3.2015. Completion 12.3.2025

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:

During the delivery phase of the project, payments to be made on agreed milestones and on receipt of evidence of eligible expenditure under Brodaband Delivery UK rules.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who: Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations. Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations. Has been convicted by a judgement which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct. Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate. Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority. Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority. Is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this section or has not supplied such information. Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2 (1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA. Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3 (1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively. Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities. Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering as defined in Article 1 of Council Directives 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Evidence of the holding of Public Liability Insurance cover and Employers Liability Insurance cover. The presentation of balance sheets or extracts from balance sheets, where publication of the balance sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established. A statement of the undertakings overall turnover and where appropriate of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three (3) financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading as far as the information on these turnovers is available. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Public Liability Insurance of 5 000 000 GBP and Employers Liability Insurance of 10 000 000 GBP. Professional Indemnity Insurance of 10 000 000 GBP, Products Liability GBP 10 000 000 GBP.
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

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 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:

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

16.1.2015 – 17:00
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

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19.1.2015 – 9:00

Place:

West Oxfordshire District Council, Woodgreen, Witney, Oxon OX28 1NB.

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

West Oxfordshire District Council
Council Offices, Woodgreen
OX28 1NB Witney
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1993861000
Internet address: http://www.westoxon.gov.uk/

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:

28.11.2014

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