Bus and Tram Shelter Advertising
UK-Blackpool: advertising and marketing services
Section I: Contracting authority
1 Clifton Street
For the attention of: Ekke Kugler
FY1 1JD Blackpool
Telephone: +44 1253478743
Fax: +44 1253478594
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.blackpool.gov.uk
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 13: Advertising services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Blackpool.
NUTS code UKD42
Range: between 3 500 000,00 and 7 000 000,00 GBP
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(1) An extract from the ‘judicial record’ or equivalent issued by the legal or administrative authority of the country of origin, by a declaration on oath or by a solemn declaration made before a competent judicial or administrative authority, a notary or a competent professional or trade body, demonstrating that the bidder:
a) is not bankrupt or being wound up, its affairs are not being administered by the court, it has not entered into an arrangement with creditors, it has not suspended business activities or is not in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is not the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, or for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or for an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has not been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgment which has the force of res judicata (i.e. a matter which has already been conclusively decided by a court).
(2) A certificate issued by the competent authority in the Member State concerned, or a declaration on oath or by a solemn declaration made before a competent authority, a notary or a competent professional or trade body, to the effect that the bidder has fulfilled its obligations relating to the payment of taxes and social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which the bidder is established.
(3) A certificate, declaration under oath, or solemn declaration providing proof that the bidder is enrolled on the professional or trade registers of his country of establishment, or where no such register exists a declaration under oath or solemn declaration that he exercises the particular profession or trade.
Section IV: Procedure
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: The current contract expires at the end of March 2012 and can not be extended. Any new provider requires a lead in time to sell the advertising space. As this is a major income source for the Council, they wish to secure income stability and minimise the potential effect on its budget and service provision by reacting in a timely manner.
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Highest scoring in the PQQ.
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
This Tender will be run electronically via the North West’s Supplier Portal – ‘The Chest’. In order to express your interest in this Tender and to download/upload all documentation relating to this tender you must register (free of charge) on The Chest. https://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk
You must then search for this opportunity and register your interest on The Chest.
The High Court of Justice of England and Wales
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:10.1.2012