Royal Borough of Greenwich Advertising Contract
The Council is legally obliged to produce statutory notices, promote key services and provide information to residents to enable them to access its services.
United Kingdom-London: Advertising services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
3rd Floor, Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street
Telephone: +44 2089215605
NUTS code: UKI21
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Statutory Notices and Advertising.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Council is legally obliged to produce statutory notices, promote key services and provide information to residents to enable them to access its services. The awarded contractor will therefore be expected to provide a weekly publication which meets the standards required to run statutory notices with a borough wide circulation. The publication will need to be delivered door to door in line with ABC audited reporting standards (see www.abc.org.uk for more details). If the contractor does not currently meet ABC audit rules, the Council will allow it a period of up to 9 months to gain ABC verification.
The Royal Borough of Greenwich cannot guarantee an on-going minimum or maximum volume of statutory notices and other advertising. However it is anticipated that the value of the minimum value of the contract will be approximately 100 000 GBP per annum and the maximum value will be around 400 000 GBP per annum.
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:
The successful contractor will need to be able to demonstrate that it can deliver direct to a minimum of 95 % of the borough’s households. Door to door deliveries should be supplemented with copies of the publication being made available from pick up bins in hard to reach areas and online for residents who prefer to receive their information in a digital format. The contractor will also be expected to ensure that the advertisements are published in the context of engaging local editorial content which helps to positively inform local residents about the measures that their neighbours and local service providers are undertaking to make the borough a great place to live, work, learn and visit.
The Royal Borough of Greenwich is an Inner London borough in the South-East of the capital. It is bordered by the London boroughs of Bexley, Bromley and Lewisham. The Borough spans from Eltham in the South, to the O2 Arena in the North, Deptford in the west and Thamesmead in the east. It comprises the areas of Greenwich, Greenwich Peninsula, Charlton, Plumstead, Kidbrooke, Eltham, Woolwich, Thamesmead and Abbey Wood.
Royal Greenwich covers an area of more than 5 000 hectares and has a population of approximately 245 586 (Source: 2011 Census, ONS). As of 1.5.2016 there are 111 542 households in the borough.
The period of contract will be 3 years with an option to extend the contract for a period of 24 months. Any extension of contract will only be exercised at the sole discretion of the Council.
Expressions of interest must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Subject to future requirements a procurement will be undertaken prior to the contract.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
An option to extend the contract for a period of 24 months. Any extension of contract will only be exercised at the sole discretion of the Council.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
See tender documents for further information.
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.2.4)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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address:http://www.justice.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: