Content Design Partner for East West Rail Company

Content Design Partner for East West Rail Company

To provide extensive design support to the external affairs team, designing and producing a wide array of assets for major announcements and consultations.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Graphic design services

2020/S 220-541869

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: East West Railway Company Limited, 11072935
Postal address: 1 Grafton Mews, The Pinnacle, Midsummer Blvd
Town: Milton Keynes
NUTS code: UKJ12 Milton Keynes
Postal code: MK9 1BP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: William Green
E-mail: william.green@eastwestrail.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7971581181
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://eastwestrail.co.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://eastwestrail.co.uk/

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Graphic-design-services./ADRHN883K5
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Milton-Keynes:-Graphic-design-services./ADRHN883K5
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Transport

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Content Design Partner

 

Reference number: CT0568

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79822500 Graphic design services – JA09

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The publication of this notice formally commences the procurement process to appoint a content design partner for East West Rail Company Ltd (EWR Co). EWR Co. is creating a new direct connection between Oxford and Cambridge. Serving communities across the area, it will bring faster journey times and lower transport costs.

The content design partner will be responsible for providing extensive design support to the external affairs team, designing and producing a wide array of assets for major announcements and consultations (e.g. reports, collateral, video/animation, event materials, advertising, map design, event photography, social media content), as well as day-to-day design support (e.g. presentations, route and staff photography, videography, website updates, corporate document design). The supplier will also be asked to facilitate some of EWR Co’s print and fulfilment requirements (e.g. collateral, event assets).

The contract term is an initial 3 years.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ12 Milton Keynes
Main site or place of performance:

Milton Keynes.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

EWR Co. are seeking bids from providers to engage with in designing and producing a wide array of assets for major announcements and consultations (e.g. reports, collateral, video/animation, event materials, advertising, map design, event photography, social media content), as well as day-to-day design support (e.g. presentations, route and staff photography, videography, website updates, corporate document design). The supplier will also be asked to facilitate some of EWR Co’s print and fulfilment requirements (e.g. collateral, event assets).

The contract term is an initial 3 years.

Due to the sensitive information contained within the Invitation to Tender, completion of a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is required prior to accessing the pre-qualification and ITT documentation. Economic operators are obligated to uphold the terms of the agreement throughout the procurement process. Regulation 21 (3) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 applies. It is expected that pre-qualification and ITT documentation will be available via this portal from early December 2020. Parties who have completed an NDA will be notified when these documents are available.

 

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

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged minimum number: 6

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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

 

Suppliers are required to complete and return the one-way NDA via the Delta eSourcing portal to be afforded access to SQ and ITT documentation from early December 2020.

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/ADRHN883K5

 

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 07/12/2020
Local time: 09:00

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

Date: 09/12/2020

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

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)

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:

 

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Milton-Keynes:-Graphic-design-services./ADRHN883K5

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/ADRHN883K5

Go reference: GO-2020116-PRO-17337151

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: East West Rail Company Ltd
Town: Milton Keynes
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: commercial@eastwestrail.co.uk
Internet address: https://www.eastwestrail.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

06/11/2020