Wide Area Network Tender Witney

Wide Area Network Tender Witney

Provide Wide Area Network Services and Hosted Telephony.

United Kingdom-Witney: Data network management and support services

2018/S 112-255144

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Advance Housing and Support Ltd
2 Witan Way, Witney, Oxfordshire
OX28 6FE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Paul Wood
Telephone: +44 7503736735
E-mail: paul.wood@3cconsultants.co.uk
NUTS code: UKJ1
Internet address(es):Main address: www.3cconsultants.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.advancesupport.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement


Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.paul.wood@3cconsultants.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.tender@advanceuk.org

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Provision of Wide Area Network Services and Hosted Telephony

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Requirement for the provision, installation and management of communications links for the company’s Wide Area Network and transition of current telephony to a co-located hosted managed service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKI7
Main site or place of performance:

The company has 2 main sites based in Witney and Leicester. There is a Wide Area Network UK wide and other sites are based primarily in the South West.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

There is a requirement to replace current lines within the WAN and undertake a managed service for its maintenance. The requirement includes implementation consultancy to assist in the transition from current communications links to SIP technology for our remote sites and to create new within the existing WAN. The procurement also covers the implementation of a hosted managed service for our existing telephony.

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

Start: 01/10/2018
End: 01/10/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The term of the contract is open to discussion but will be for a minimum of 5 years with the possibility of 1 + 1 renewal.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The procurement will commence with a standard selection questionnaire from which 5 suppliers will be invited to tender in a restricted procedure.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Suppliers invited to tender will be able to submit suggestions for solution design.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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: yes
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: 13/07/2018

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 27/07/2018

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

Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

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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