Signage Tender – Legible London Wayfinding
Supply, installation and reactive maintenance of Legible London wayfinding.
United Kingdom-London: Signs and illuminated signs
Section I: Contracting authority
Transport for London – Surface Transport
Palestra 197 Blackfriars Road London
For the attention of: Mark Etherington
SE1 8NJ London
Telephone: +44 2030547324
General address of the contracting authority: www.tfl.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do
Electronic access to information: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Section II: Object of the contract
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London.
NUTS code UKI
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000 and 10 000 000 GBP
34992000, 34928470, 34992300, 44423400, 45233293, 45233300
Legible London (LL) is a wayfinding project developed by Transport for London (TfL) with support from the London Local Authorities, which aims to promote walking, making it a more enjoyable experience for Londoners as well as visitors. The programme comprises an integrated signing and mapping system, which incorporates local identity and branding throughout the capital. It is a comprehensive wayfinding system that meets Londoners needs, combining data systems, mapping and on-street signing under a single design approach.Transport for London (TfL) requires a service provider to fulfil the requirements of the Legible London wayfinding scheme, further details of which can be found here http://www.tfl.gov.uk/microsites/legible-london/. The requirement is for the full range of supply, installation, and reactive maintenance of Legible London products. The exact scheme location will vary for each scheme, but all schemes will be within the Greater London Area therefore the supplier must be willing to provide these services within an acceptable time frame and location.
Number of possible renewals: Range: between 1 and 5
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be considered for the project you must first complete the PQQ condition of participation. To express an interest in this tender, the company needs to be registered on the eSourcing portal which can be found at the following address https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do. It is important that suppliers do not register more than once so please read carefully the instructions on the home page before proceeding with a registration. There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
Interested parties will be required to undergo assessment via a prequalification questionnaire and ITT if invited at a later stage.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 4 years.
The procurement process is being conducted on behalf of Transport for London (TfL). TfL is a complex organisation operating both as a Functional Body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London and as a provider of transport services. The services supplies or works may be provided to TfL and/or its subsidiaries and/or the GLA or any other authority that is subject to the requirements of either EU directive 2004/17/EC or 2004/18/ EC. The Contracting Authority is acting as a central purchasing body on behalf of itself (all members of the TfL group of companies) and the Greater London Authority and its other functional bodies (currently, London Development Agency, the Metropolitan Police, the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority), London Boroughs, or other bodies deemed appropriate by TfL. Any of these bodies may award a contract to the successful bidder substantially on the terms of the framework agreement. TfL reserve the right to award this work through other existing available agreements, should this proven to be the most economically advantageous option. The Awarding Authority reserves the right to withdraw from the procurement process and may award a contract(s) in whole, in part, or not at all as a result of the competition called for by this notice and the Awarding Authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidates in considering and/or responding to the procurement process. All discussions and meetings will be conducted in English. Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments made under the contract will be in sterling. TfL and/or any subsidiary of TfL or the GLA may interview any or all companies who express an interest for tendering for this work. If and when this requirement is offered to tender, it may be done in whole or in part via electronic means using the Internet, and may also be through the medium of an electronic reverse auction. TfL strongly supports and implements the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy. Details about the policy can be found on www.london.gov.uk/rp. Further details as to the application of the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy to this procurement will be set out in the tender documents.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:3.4.2014