Bank of England Photocopying Services
Provision of a secure managed Multi Function Device service.
UK-London: photocopying services
Section I: Contracting authority
Bank of England
Procurement, Bank of England, Threadneedle Street
For the attention of: Mr Paul Buckingham
EC2R 8AH London
Telephone: +44 2076014769
Fax: +44 2076015649
General address of the contracting authority: www.bankofengland.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.bankofenglandtenders.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: Further Information
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: SAD
All documentation is at www.bankofenglandtenders.co.uk. Once you have registered on ProContract and your application is successful you must login and register your interest in this tender under “My Opportunities”. There is nothing more to do and there are no further documents at this stage. You will automatically received the PQQ when it is published
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: TARPA
All correspondence must be made through the ProContract portal
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 15: Publishing and printing services on a fee or contract basis
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London, EC2R.
NUTS code UKI
This contract will encompass the purchase and installation of approximately 175 devices which allow for a secure “follow me” print solution. Machines will be installed across all Bank of England sites, though predominately at two London postcode addresses. The contract will also include an onsite maintenance presence at one of the London postcodes to look after all the Multi Function Devices and a small HP printer fleet.
The procurement and installation of the Multi Function Devices will be over a 12-18 month period commencing late Q3 2012.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 500 000 and 9 000 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(a) 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;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) 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;
(f) 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;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) 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;
(j) 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;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(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 of these turnovers is available.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Please refer to Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past 5 years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past 3 years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issues or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capabilities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(g) for public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, and indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
(h) a statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years;
(i) a statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contracts;
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please refer to Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
Section VI: Complementary information
Please note that at present there is no further documentation available once you have expressed your interest.
The pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) will be published at the end of the expression of interest stage.
All communication regarding this tender should be conducted through the Bank’s tender portal at www.bankofenglandtenders.co.uk.
Any e-mails, fax or telephone calls are not permitted and the Bank is NOT liable for any result of this.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:1.2.2012