Wide Area Network Tender

Wide Area Network Tender

CWHT wishes to procure a tender pursuant to which it is envisaged that a single supplier award will be let for the provision of WAN for City West Housing Trust.

UK-Eccles: Wide area network

2012/S 242-397955

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

City West Housing Trust
Centenary House, Centenary Way
For the attention of: Simon Mahomed
M50 1RF Eccles
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +4 1616057749
E-mail: tenders@citywest.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.citywesthousingtrust.org.uk

Electronic access to information: www.delta-esourcing.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.delta-esourcing.com

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
Housing and community amenities
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:
SM/ITSWAN/December2012.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
A combination of these
NUTS code UKD3
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: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 650 000 and 750 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Wide area network. Wide area network services. Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 45J8H96587. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 17.1.2013 13:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.
If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call +44 8452707050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com

CWHT wishes to procure a tender pursuant to which it is envisaged that a single supplier award will be let for the provision of WAN for City West Housing Trust. The proposed Agreement will be in place for a period of 3 years with a possibility of a 12 month extension subject to satisfactory performance.
Other Social Housing Providers in the UK (both those that are in existence now and those that may be in existence in the future) will also be entitled to call-off contracts under the Framework Agreement. “Social Housing Provider” for this purpose means any provider of social housing and includes, without limitation, Registered Social Landlords, Local Authorities and ALMOs.
The Current estimated value of the services to be called off under the Framework Agreement is between GBP 650 000 and GBP 750 000 over the 3 year period of the Framework Agreement. However, Applicants should note that this estimated value is based on CWHT’s current anticipated requirements. This value may increase if other Social Housing Providers decide to join and call off under the Framework Agreement.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32430000, 72720000

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:
The Current estimated value of the services to be called off under the Framework Agreement is between GBP 650 000 and GBP 750 000 over the 3 year period of the Framework Agreement. However, Applicants should note that this estimated value is based on CWHT’s current anticipated requirements. This value may increase if other Social Housing Providers decide to join and call off under the Framework Agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 650 000 and 750 000 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
Duration in months: 36 (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:
Perent company guaratees, performance bonds, warranties and/or deposits may be required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
To be conducted in contract document.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
In the event of a group of contractors submitting an acceptable offer it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each company will be jointly and severally responsible for the due performance of any contracts called off and entered into between CWHT (or another SHP) and such contractors under the framework agreement.
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
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Articles 45 to 50 of the Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three 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
The information and formalities set out in Articles 47 of the Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. These requirements are set out in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The information and formalities set out in Articles 48 of the Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. These requirements are set out in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
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
Restricted
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 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the PQQ referred to above.
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: yes
Price: 75 GBP
Terms and method of payment: There is a fee payable on submission of the PQQ, which is non refundable. The fee payable is GBP 75.
Failure to send payment will result in your PQQ not being evaluated. CWHT will not be liable for non receipt of payment. Cheques are to made payable to City West Housing Trust and sent to Simon Mahomed, City West Housing Trust, Centenary House, 1 Centenary Way, Eccles, M50 1RF.
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
17.1.2013 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
4.2.2013
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

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
Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta

You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.
Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 45J8H96587. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 17.1.2013 13:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.
If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call +44 8452707050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com

CWHT reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any time and not to proceed with all or part of the Framework Agreement.
CWHT will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by bidders in preparing their PQQ or tender submissions. GO Reference: GO-20121212-PRO-4450653.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Royal Courts of Justice
The strand
London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:12.12.2012

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