Concession to Access and Exploit Ducting Assets in Hammersmith and Fulham

Concession to Access and Exploit Ducting Assets in Hammersmith and Fulham

Concession contract for access and utilisation of the Council’s CCTV ducting and fibre infrastructure.
The objective of the Concession is to seek a partner or partners who will work with the Council to monitise the extensive duct asset that has been developed for its CCTV network.

United Kingdom-London: Computer network services

2013/S 132-228872

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Town Hall, King Street, Hammersmith
W6 9JU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2087483020

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.lbhf.gov.uk/

Electronic access to information: http://londontenders.org/procontract

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://londontenders.org/procontract

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

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Concession to Access and Exploit Ducting Assets in Hammersmith and Fulham.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham.
NUTS code UKI11

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
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Concession contract for access and utilisation of the Council’s CCTV ducting and fibre infrastructure.
The objective of the Concession is to seek a partner or partners who will work with the Council to monitise the extensive duct asset that has been developed for its CCTV network.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72700000, 64210000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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 existing and future extension(s) of the Council’s CCTV ducting infrastructure.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000 and 12 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract is anticipated to be let for a minimum period of 5 years and a maximum period of 10 years depending on the proposed tender solution by the preferred bidder. If let for less than 10 years the Council may reserve the right to exercise an extension to the contract to bring it up to a maximum of 10 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 54 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.2.2014. Completion 31.1.2024

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Council reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees or other forms of security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payments will be made in accordance with the terms of payment detailed in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Providers applying as a consortium or joint venture must provide full details of each member of the consortium. The Council reserves the right to require a successful consortium to form a single legal entity. Each member will be jointly and severally responsible for the performance of the contract.
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: 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: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to 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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

competitive dialogue
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 6
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

DNWC-998EAZ
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 108-184767 of 6.6.2013

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

31.7.2013 – 03:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

5.8.2013
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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 31/03/2023.
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

Please note that this a Voluntary Notice. The Contracting Authority will act in a transparent, non discrimatory manner but does not intend to be bound by the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
To express an interest and receive more information about this contract you must register on our e-tendering system.
This contract will be tendered under an e-procurement website https://www.londontenders.org. All expressions of Interest, PQQ’s, Instructions to Tender and questions relating to the tender process will be received through this website. All contract documentation and Economic Operator submissions will be issued and submitted via the website. Requests to participate, PQQ’s and Tenders received outside of the website will

not be accepted.
The Shortlist of Economic Operators shall be drawn up on the basis of the response to a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) which is available on the London Tenders Portal (see I.1 above).
As part of its evaluation of Economic Operators’ financial standing the Contracting Authority will undertake financial reference and credit checks using its appointed credit reference agency, Creditsafe UK. Economic Operators may contact Creditsafe UK to ensure the details they hold of the organisation are correct.
The Contracting Authority reserve the right to cancel the procurement and/or not award a contract and/or to award a contract.
The Contracting Authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in this contract opportunity.

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

Royal courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/5 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in th High court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Efficiency & reform Group
Cabinet Office Roseberry Court Adrew’s Business Park
NR7 0HS Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:5.7.2013