Street Lighting Invest To Save

Street Lighting Invest To Save

1. Reduce energy consumption by 50 %; 2. Reduce maintenance costs by 60 %; 3. Mitigate the impending introduction of the Carbon Tax.

UK-Morpeth: Street-lighting equipment

2013/S 095-161634

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northumberland County Council
Commercial and Procurement Services County Hall
For the attention of: Kevin Bell
NE61 2EF Morpeth
Telephone: +44 1670622346

Further information can be obtained from: NEPO
Keelman House, Fifth Avenue Business Park, Team Valley Trading Estate
Contact point(s): Contract: QTLE-92RFU8
For the attention of: Expression of interest only
NE11 0XA Gateshead
Telephone: +44 1914335949
Internet address:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
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: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

CP178 – Street lighting invest to save.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Throughout the County of Northumberland.
NUTS code UKC21

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Northumberland County Council has seen a big increase in street lighting energy costs over recent years coupled with the need to reduce spending. This has resulted in the Council looking to appoint a contractor to investigate the various options available to Northumberland CC to help replace all life expired stock and modernise the remaining street lighting stock, by investing in new technologies.
This will achieve the outcomes the Council are looking for:
1. Reduce energy consumption by 50 %;
2. Reduce maintenance costs by 60 %;
3. Mitigate the impending introduction of the Carbon Tax.
The services required will be in 2 stages and will include:
— Stage 1 is an NEC Professional Services Contract Option E,
— Stage 2 is an NEC Engineering and Construction Contract Option C.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34928500, 50232110, 45316110, 34928510

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 22 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 42 (from the award of the contract)

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
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
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:

Nepo Portal Contract ref: QTLE-92RFU8
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 30-046734 of 12.2.2013

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

21.6.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Expression of Interest must be registered via the NEPO Portal and by no other means.
Then Documents will be avaiable via the NEPO portal and by no other means (

Contract: QTLE-92RFU8
Keelman House
Fifth Avenue Business Park
Team Valley Trading Estate
NE11 0XA
Help line: +44 1914335949
Also see guidance on: How to do Business with Northumberland County Council – Guidance for Businesses and Organisations (

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:15.5.2013