Telecoms and Data Cabling Framework Agreement for North Eastern Universities

Telecoms and Data Cabling Framework Agreement for North Eastern Universities

The works will vary in size, from the replacement of a single socket to the installation of up to 30 cables with the appropriate containment and connections.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Communications infrastructure

2020/S 067-160584

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NEUPC Ltd
Postal address: Phoenix House, 3 South Parade
Town: Leeds
NUTS code: UKE42
Postal code: LS1 5QX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Michael McGill
E-mail: admin@neupc.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 7775339236
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.neupc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.neupc.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Communications-infrastructure./WR9EF7E52Q
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Telecoms and Data Cabling Framework Agreement for North Eastern Universities

Reference number: EFM2034NE

II.1.2)Main CPV code

32571000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

This invitation to tender is issued by North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (‘NEUPC’) for the establishment of a framework agreement for telecoms and data cabling works, comprising of small building installations, refurbishments, repairs, maintenance and improvements on University premises, for the North Eastern Universities of Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside.

The works will involve all aspects of telephone and data installations/modifications (excluding BMS) typical of University buildings, such as but not limited to laboratories, small and complex lecture theatres, libraries, cafe and commercial kitchens, offices (individual and open plan), public areas, meeting rooms, conference rooms,accommodation, plant areas, etc.

The works will vary in size, from the replacement of a single socket to the installation of up to 30 cables with the appropriate containment and connections.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 14 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

This framework agreement has two lots, based on the required cable manufacturer:

Lot 1: Excel

Lot 2: Connectix.

It is intended that the framework agreement will be awarded to four bidders per lot. Bidders may bid for one or both lots.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Excel

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32520000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC2
NUTS code: UKC1
Main site or place of performance:

Northumberland and Tyne and Wear, Tees Valley and Durham.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Please refer to the invitation to tender documentation for full details. All contractors appointed to this lot must have accreditation for the above manufacturer. A maximum of four contractors will be appointed to each lot. The agreement is for an initial 2-year period, with the option to extend for up to an additional two, 12 month periods.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

This framework may be used by the institutions to make appointments for schemes that are fully or part-funded by European Union funds or Programme.

II.2.14)Additional information

Future call-off contracts under this framework may be part funded from external streams, including European Union funding, ERDF/ESF and other research bodies. All funding assessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants. Full details of lot 1 and the tender requirements can be found in the published tender documentation.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Connectix

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32520000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC2
NUTS code: UKC1
Main site or place of performance:

Northumberland and Tyne and Wear, Tees Valley and Durham.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Please refer to the invitation to tender documentation for full details. All contractors appointed to this lot must have accreditation for the above manufacturer. A maximum of four contractors will be appointed to each lot. The agreement is for an initial 2-year period, with the option to extend for up to an additional two, 12 month periods.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

This framework may be used by the institutions to make appointments for schemes that are fully or part-fundedby European Union funds or Programme.

II.2.14)Additional information

Future call-off contracts under this framework may be part funded from external streams, including European Union funding, ERDF/ESF and other research bodies. All funding assessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants. Full details of lot 1 and the tender requirements can be found in the published tender documentation.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

NEUPC reserves the right to request a parent company guarantee of performance and financial liability.

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

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 several operators
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: 04/05/2020
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:

English

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: 04/05/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

Participating consortia and members. The bodies that may utilise this agreement include: Newcastle University, Durham University, The University of Sunderland, Teesside University, Northumbria University.

EU funding: this framework may be used by institutions for purchases fully or part-funded by EU funds or programs

Including but not limited to:

1) European Regional Development Fund (ERDF); or

2) European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF); or

3) Research Councils UK (RCUK), the strategic partnership of the UK’s 7 Research Councils.

Call-off methods: call-offs may be made by direct award or mini competition. Full details of the call-off methods can be found in the published tender documents. Institutions opting out of the Public Contracts Regulations and/or their partners that access this agreement are not bound by the call-off procedures which apply to contracting authorities.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Communications-infrastructure./WR9EF7E52Q

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/respond/WR9EF7E52Q

Go reference: GO-202041-PRO-16287556

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: NEUPC Ltd
Postal address: Phoenix House, 3 South Parade
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 5QX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: admin@neupc.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1134871750Internet address: http://www.neupc.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: NEUPC Ltd
Postal address: Phoenix House, 3 South Parade
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 5QX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: admin@neupc.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1134871750Internet address: http://www.neupc.ac.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: NEUPC Ltd
Postal address: Phoenix House, 3 South Parade
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 5QX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: admin@neupc.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1134871750Internet address: http://www.neupc.ac.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/04/2020