Data Cabling Services Taunton – Invitation to Tender

Data Cabling Services Taunton – Invitation to Tender

To supply and install Commscope structured cabling infrastructure.

United Kingdom-Taunton: Network cabling

2019/S 047-108002

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Musgrove Park Hospital
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Iain Copeland
NUTS code: UKK23
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Provision of Data Cabling Services

Reference number: RBA/TS/LOC/0435

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust (the “Authority”) is issuing this Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) in connection with the competitive procurement of data cabling services.

For further details and to respond to this requirement, please visit the ProContract e-tendering portal:

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK23

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To supply and install Commscope structured cabling infrastructure to provide a flexible basis for the provision of voice, data, video and other services to users; the performance of the cabling must provide the following:

1) Be based on internationally recognised standards for design, performance and component type and quality;

2) Provide full flexibility of workstation location and support concentration of workstation or networked services;

3) Support a wide range of current and future data and voice communications techniques with any outlet being able to be used for any service type;

4) Facilitate the rapid, cost effective relocation of users, regardless of their communications requirements;

5) Be manageable and fully documented;

6) Have a minimum 25 years life, warranted by the manufacturer.

All systems and equipment shall be installed by the trust pre-approved data cabling installer who shall be an accredited CommScope Premier and Authorised Integrator/Installer. All installation work shall be covered by a CommScope 25 year warranty.

Test and commissioning of all components of the structured cabling system are essential.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality/technical capabilities — tender response document / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion – Name: Quality/technical capabilities — supplier presentation/clarification meetings / Weighting: 20
Cost criterion – Name: Price — comparison of total cost / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract period of 3 years (with the option to extend for 2 x 12 months).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 196-442591

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

Date: 04/04/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/04/2019
Local time: 12:00


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Musgrove Park Hospital
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: