Imperial War Museum Print Framework Contract
Sole print supplier to print the official guidebooks for all 5 public branches of IWM.
United Kingdom-London: Printing and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Simon Bourne
Telephone: +44 2074165257
NUTS code: UKI
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
IWM Guidebook: Print Framework Contract
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
This Contract covers the appointment, on a framework contract, of a sole print supplier to print the official guidebooks for all 5 public branches of IWM: IWM London; Churchill War Rooms; HMS Belfast moored in the Pool of London; IWM Duxford, Cambridge and IWM North, Trafford, Manchester.
The current projected annual sales figures across all 5 branches is 137 000 guidebooks. However, these are projected figures, and are as a result of the projected reduced attendance at IWM London due to the on-going redevelopment project from 2019 to 2021 inclusive. IWM makes no commitment that it will place orders for guidebooks to this total in any contract year period.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This Contract covers the appointment, on a framework contract, of a sole print supplier to print the official guidebooks for all 5 public branches of IWM:
— IWM London,
— Churchill War Rooms,
— HMS Belfast moored in the Pool of London,
— IWM Duxford, Cambridge,
— IWM North, Trafford, Manchester.
2.2 The current projected annual sales figures across all 5 branches is 137 000 guidebooks. However, these are projected figures, and are as a result of the projected reduced attendance at IWM London due to the on-going redevelopment project from 2019 to 2021 inclusive. IWM makes no commitment that it will place orders for guidebooks to this total in any contract year period.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The Contract can be extended by up to one calendar year from the contract end date.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
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.
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GO Reference: GO-2019115-PRO-13883260
Telephone: +44 2074165257
IWM will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from IWM before the contract is entered into.
Applicants have 2 working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional should be requested from the address in section I.1).
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Sector Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No. 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the settling of the award decision or order IWM to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: