Tender for Security Contracting Services – London

Tender for Security Contracting Services – London

To deliver manned public security services across all 5 branches of IWM in London, Cambridge and Manchester.

United Kingdom-London: Public security services

2020/S 139-343634

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Imperial War Museum
Postal address: Lambeth Road
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 6HZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Simon Bourne
E-mail: abourne@iwm.org.uk
Telephone: +44 2074167257
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.iwm.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Public-security-services./683E6KHP7E
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/UK-UK-London:-Public-security-services./683E6KHP7E
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

Other activity: National Museum

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Security Contracting Services

Reference number: IWM/VSO/2308

II.1.2)Main CPV code

75241000 Public security services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This contract covers the appointment of a single security company to deliver manned public security services across all 5 branches of IWM in London, Cambridge and Manchester. The role will be to protect the collections, staff, public, our building and assets and will involve responding to incidents and emergencies and monitoring all of our technical security equipment.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 10 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract covers the appointment of a single security company to deliver manned security services to the 5 IWM public branches.

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

Value excluding VAT: 10 500 000.00 CZK

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/04/2021
End: 31/03/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Contract can be renewed for a total of 4 additional years in batches of 2 years from the initial contract end date of 21 March 2021.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

All included in the SQ documentation.

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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/683E6KHP7E

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 21/08/2020
Local time: 14:00
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:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 14/09/2020
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

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.

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Go reference: GO-2020717-PRO-16856850

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Imperial War Museum
Postal address: Lambeth Road
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 6HZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: sbourne@iwm.org.uk
Telephone: +44 2074165257Internet address: https://www.iwm.org.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: