Cabling Services Northampton
The Trust is looking to consolidate a number of cabling services and associated services (detailed within this document) into one contractual arrangement.
UK-Northampton: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
Purchasing & Supply, Cliftonville
For the attention of: Mr Daryl Read
NN1 5BD Northampton
Telephone: +44 1604523922
Fax: +44 1604545717
General address of the contracting authority: www.supplying2nhs.com
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Cabling services & related peripheral equipment.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust and the satellite sites affiliated with the Hospital.
NUTS code UKF
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
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 36
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 350 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Trust is looking to consolidate a number of cabling services and associated services (detailed within this document) into one contractual arrangement. At present the Trust is looking to source a cabling supplier to support business as usual data / voice requirements and provide support for Trust IT and estates projects.
The objectives of this project are:
— To agree a contract with a supplier which allows the supply of cabling services and the supply of relevant peripheral equipment (such as data and voice patch panels, data and voice outlets and fan trays) to meet the Trust’s business requirements.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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
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: Suppliers will be assessed on the basis of the information provided in response to a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) which will be made available via the Trusts E-Tendering portal www.supplying2nhs.com, after the closing date for receipt of expressions of interest.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be assessed on the basis of the information and the selection criteria described in the PQQ.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
To be assessed on the basis of the information and the selection criteria described in the PQQ and ITT documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The completed PQQ will be used to shortlist the most suitable candidates based on the selection criteria described in the PQQ.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
12.4.2012 – 16:00
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
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 tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Approx March 2015.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Candidates wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional procurement specific information (if required) through the ‘Supplying to the NHS’ E-Tendering portal at www.supplying2nhs.com plus the mandatory requirement to be registered with Sid4Health.
You will be able to express your interest once you have applied to register in the portal and a user name and password have been provided. The Trust reserves the right not to award the contract in part or whole. The Trust will not be responsible for any candidates costs incurred in submitting their tender.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:14.3.2012