Tender to Supply Public Address Voice Alarm System

Tender to Supply Public Address Voice Alarm System

Merseytravel are planning to replace a redundant and obsolete public address Voice Alarm System in the Kingsway and Queensway tunnels.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Public address systems

2020/S 095-228322

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Merseytravel
Postal address: 1 Mann Island
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UKD7
Postal code: L3 1BP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Team
E-mail: tender@liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1513301111
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.the-chest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.the-chest.org.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Public transport

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Public Address Voice Alarm System for the Mersey Tunnels

Reference number: DN476124

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48952000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Merseytravel are planning to replace a redundant and obsolete public address Voice Alarm System in the Kingsway and Queensway tunnels.

Merseytravel are looking to engage a supplier who has experience of the design and implementation of VA system in a road tunnels environment. The supplier will design and build a new VAS for the Kingsway and Queensway road tunnels. The voice alarm system will allow either of the two control centres to provide Voice Alarm and information during an emergency.

The Kingsway tunnel is 1.8 km long and is a double bore tunnel with two, two lane carriageways one in either direction. The Queensway tunnel is 3.2 km and is a single bore tunnel with four lanes of traffic two in each direction.

On completion of successful installation commissioning and site acceptance tests the supplier will provide a 3-year support contract to maintain the system through a bedding in period. This will include an option to extend the support period into a fourth year.

Merseytravel is the Executive body that provides professional, strategic and operational transport advice to the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to enable it to make informed decisions. It is also the delivery arm, making transport happen.

Merseytravel delivers transport projects that support the economic growth of the city region. The focus is on improving connectivity within the region and beyond, improving the customer experience from ticket buying to journey planning and maintaining the integrated transport network, including the Mersey Ferries and Mersey Tunnels, to ensure it is fit for the future, accessible and safe. The aim is to make that network world class.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32000000
35100000
48000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD7

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Merseytravel are planning to replace a redundant and obsolete Public Address Voice Alarm System in the Kingsway and Queensway tunnels.

Merseytravel are looking to engage a supplier who has experience of the design and implementation of VA system in a road tunnels environment. The supplier will design and build a new VAS for the Kingsway and Queensway road tunnels. The voice alarm system will allow either of the two control centres to provide Voice Alarm and information during an emergency.

The Kingsway tunnel is 1.8 km long and is a double bore tunnel with two, two lane carriageways one in either direction. The Queensway tunnel is 3.2 km and is a single bore tunnel with four lanes of traffic two in each direction.

On completion of successful installation commissioning and site acceptance tests the supplier will provide a three year support contract to maintain the system through a bedding in period. This will include an option to extend the support period into a fourth year.

Merseytravel is the Executive body that provides professional, strategic and operational transport advice to the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to enable it to make informed decisions. It is also the delivery arm, making transport happen.

Merseytravel delivers transport projects that support the economic growth of the city region. The focus is on improving connectivity within the region and beyond, improving the customer experience from ticket buying to journey planning and maintaining the integrated transport network, including the Mersey Ferries and Mersey Tunnels, to ensure it is fit for the future, accessible and safe. The aim is to make that network world class.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 05/08/2020
End: 03/02/2025
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Duration of the contract and extensions:

26 weeks have been estimated for the design, supply and installation of the system.

The supplier will provide a 3-year support contract to maintain the system.

There will be an option to extend the support period into a 4th year.

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

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:
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
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: no
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: 17/06/2020
Local time: 11:00
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/06/2020
Local time: 11:00
Place:

The Chest (www.the-chest.org.uk)

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:

In case of a group of bidders, Merseytravel may require the group of operators to assume a specific legal form if deemed by Merseytravel as being necessary for the satisfactory performance of the contract.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Review procedures are as set out in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Proceedings under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 are time limited and any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13/05/2020