Digital radio communication system

Digital radio communication system

Supply of a digital radio communication system at The ICC, Birmingham, UK.

UK-Birmingham: installation services of radio equipment

2012/S 47-077223

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The National Exhibition Centre Limited
Bickenhill Lane
Contact point(s): Purchasing Department
For the attention of: Debbie Cookson
B40 1NT Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1217672927
E-mail: debbie.cookson@necgroup.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.necgroup.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA6822

Further information can be obtained from: The National Exhibition Centre Ltd.
Bickenhill Lane
Contact point(s): Purchasing Department
For the attention of: Debbie Cookson
B40 1NT Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1217672927
E-mail: tenders@necgroup.co.uk
Internet address: www.necgroup.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The National Exhibition Centre Ltd.
Bickenhill Lane
Contact point(s): Purchasing Department
For the attention of: Debbie Cookson
B40 1NT Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1217672927
E-mail: tenders@necgroup.co.uk
Internet address: www.necgroup.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The National Exhibition Centre Ltd.
Goods Inwards Office, Block B, Off Bickenhill Lane
Contact point(s): Purchasing Department
For the attention of: Debbie Cookson
B40 1NT Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1217672927
E-mail: tenders@necgroup.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: A company with a joint board with a local authority member in accordance with public contract regulations 2006 3 (1) (u)
I.3)Main activity

Other: Exhibition and leisure
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:

Supply of a digital radio communication system at The ICC, Birmingham, UK.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
A combination of these
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The International Convention Centre, Birmingham B1 2EA, UNITED KINGDOM.
NUTS code UK

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)

It is proposed to appoint one provider to deliver a complete radio system solution to include:
— Design including necessary modifications to existing ICC infrastructure / network equipment,
— Supply, installation and commissioning,
— Testing and certification and handover,
— User training,
— Planned maintenance and call out support services,
— Parts and consumable supply (optional),
— Consultancy support providing advise to the business on how to optimize and implement DMR technology.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

51311000, 50333000, 32344210, 32344250

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend any potential service element of contract such as:
Equipment rental.
Equipment maintenance.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (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:

See selection criteria in pre-qualification document supplied to all candidates who express an interest.
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:

If awarded any consortium which is awarded a contract must form a legal entity before entering into 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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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

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

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please see selection criteria in pre-qualification document supplied to all candidates who express an interest.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:

5614.12
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2010/S 76-113377 of 20.4.2010

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 9.4.2012
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

11.4.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

23.4.2012
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The ICC are looking for a provider who can:
1. Demonstrate experience of delivering DMR Tier II systems with supplementary solutions to deliver features / functionality not yet available as standard Tier II;
2. Proactively support and advise the business on how to optimise and implement DMR technology.
(MT Ref:85505).
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:

5.3.2012