Signage Tender Edinburgh

Signage Tender Edinburgh

Panel and Timber Production Framework.

UK-Edinburgh: signage

2012/S 231-380730

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Forestry Commission
Silvan House, 231 Corstorphine Road
For the attention of: Caroline Ryan
EH12 7AT Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1313146123
E-mail: caroline.ryan@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11322

Further information can be obtained from: Forestry Commission
Silvan House, 231 Corstorphine Road
For the attention of: Caroline Ryan
EH12 7AT Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1313146123
E-mail: caroline.ryan@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Forestry Commission
Silvan House, 231 Corstorphine Road
For the attention of: Caroline Ryan
EH12 7AT Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1313146123
E-mail: caroline.ryan@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Forestry Commission
Silvan House, 231 Corstorphine Road
For the attention of: Caroline Ryan
EH12 7AT Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1313146123
E-mail: caroline.ryan@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Forestry
I.3)Main activity

Other: Forestry
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:

Panel and Timber Production Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK wide.
NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 21 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the production, delivery and on occasion, installation of high quality, outdoor interpretation panels and/or timber structures across Scotland and England.
The design teams within FC Scotland (FCS) and FC England (FCE) are procuring the production of high quality, outdoor interpretive panels and/or timber structures.
Both design teams have their own standard set of interpretive panel specifications, which are detailed in the tender documents.
Panels need to be robust, vandal/scratch resistant with at least a 5-year durability and UV resistant guarantee. Print quality should also be to a very high standard. Orders will be placed directly from the design teams in Scotland or England, to their required specification.
Installation of timber structures may also be a requirement from time to time but this will be determined from the outset of each job.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34928470, 92310000, 35261000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Panel and timber production in FC England

1)Short description

Bidders must be able to provide the required panels and timber structures as required.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03419100, 34928470, 35261000

3)Quantity or scope

It is anticipated we will spend in the region of 70k under this Lot.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Forestry Commission England panel production only

1)Short description

Forestry Commission England panel production only.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34928470, 35261000

3)Quantity or scope

It is anticipated spend under this Lot will be in the region of 35k.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Forestry Commission England timber structures only

1)Short description

Forestry Commission England timber structures only.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03419100, 35261000

3)Quantity or scope

It is anticipated that spend under this lot will be in the region of 35k.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Forestry Commission Scotland panel production only

1)Short description

Forestry Commission Scotland panel production only.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34928470, 35261000

3)Quantity or scope

TBC.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
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:
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All conditions are identified in the PQQ document.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All conditions are identified in the PQQ document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: All conditions are identified in the PQQ document.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All conditions are identified in the PQQ document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
All conditions are identified in the PQQ document.
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 minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: All criteria to be used for shortlisting will be identified in the PQQ document.
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.1.2013 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

30.1.2013
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

(SC Ref:245681).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Head of Procurement
231 Corstorphine Road
Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procuremetn.services@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The FC will incorporate a minimum standstill period at the end of the process in line with all requirements under Public Contracts Scotland 2012 regulations.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:28.11.2012