Public WifFi Scheme Abertillery

Public WifFi Scheme Abertillery

Implementation of a town centre public access wi-fi scheme across Blaenau Gwent town centres.

United Kingdom-Abertillery: Internet services

2016/S 151-273336

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Anvil Court
NP13 1DB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1495311556
NUTS code: UKL16
I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge,
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

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Implementation of a town centre public access wi-fi scheme across Blaenau Gwent town centres.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Blaenau Gwent CBC wishes to appoint suitably qualified supplier to design, install and maintain a public access WIFI scheme in businesses within the Authority’s 5 town centres.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 GBP

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: UKL16
Main site or place of performance:

Businesses within the five town centres located within Blaenau Gwent.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council wishes to appoint suitably qualified supplier to design and deliver a Public WIFI scheme in a number of Town Centres businesses across the County.

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

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework duration is 2 years with option toe extend for a further 2 years. Potential renewal of the framework will be 4 years after initial implementation.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 05/09/2016
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 06/09/2016
Local time: 12:00

The General Offices, Steelworks Road, Ebbw Vale.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Dependant on funding further notices will be published in July 2020.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

This tendering exercise will be run electronically on Etenderwales —

Companies must be registered on this site to register an interest in the project, to access the tender documents and to submit compliant bids. ***Tender documents will not be available by any other means***

The closing date for tender submissions is 12:00 noon Monday 5.9.2016. Last date for clarifications is 17:00 Thursday 25.8.2016.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at

(WA Ref:50585).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Municipal Offices, Civic Centre
Ebbw Vale
NP23 6XB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1495311556Internet address:
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:



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