Optician Services for DVLA

Optician Services for DVLA

The purpose of this Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to forewarn interested service providers of this requirement and highlight that we are planning to hold a Supplier Day for the purpose of market sounding and to enable the Authority to describe our proposed requirements.

UK-Swansea: optician services

2012/S 169-280050

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

DVLA
Commercial Services Group, C2 West
Contact point(s): Caroline Corteen
SA6 7JL Swansea
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1792782376
E-mail: caroline.corteen2@dvla.gsi.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Central Government
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.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Optician Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) requires a contract which will deliver visual field testing service by qualified and trained opticians to assist DVLA in determining a drivers medical fitness to hold a driving licence.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 600 000 and 2 000 000 GBP
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85160000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

The purpose of this Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to forewarn interested service providers of this requirement and highlight that we are planning to hold a Supplier Day for the purpose of market sounding and to enable the Authority to describe our proposed requirements. The Supplier Day has been scheduled for Monday 5 November 2012 and the location will be in Swansea. Interested service providers must express their interest via e-mail from the named contact point in section I.1 above. It should be noted that responding to this notice does not place any supplier in an advantageous position and no advantage is to be gained by taking part. We envisage that an OJEU procurement exercise will commence in December 2012. We reserve the right to annul the tender process and not award a contract.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

GO Reference: GO-2012831-PRO-4202093.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:31.8.2012