Traffic Signal Maintenance Contract

Traffic Signal Maintenance Contract

Tender for the maintenance of traffic signal installations, signal controlled crossings and the remote monitoring system, covering the area of Conwy County Borough, Denbighshire County, Flintshire County Wrexham County Borough Council, Isle of Anglesey County and Gwynedd Council for a period of 4 years with the option of an extension for a further 2 years renewable annually.

United Kingdom-Denbigh: Traffic-signal maintenance services

2015/S 225-409941

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Denbighshire County Council
Caledfryn, Smithfield Road
Contact point(s): Transport and Infrastructure
For the attention of: Peter Lea
LL16 3RJ Denbigh
Telephone: +44 1824706950

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

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)

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: yes

Flintshire County Council

Conwy County Borough Council

Gwynedd Council

Isle Of Anglesey County Council

Wrexham County Borough Council

Section II: Object of the contract


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

Traffic Signal Maintenance Contract for 6 North Wales Local Authorities.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: North Wales.

NUTS code UK

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)

Tender for the maintenance of traffic signal installations, signal controlled crossings and the remote monitoring system, covering the area of Conwy County Borough, Denbighshire County, Flintshire County Wrexham County Borough Council, Isle of Anglesey County and Gwynedd Council for a period of 4 years with the option of an extension for a further 2 years renewable annually.
This Contract is for the maintenance of Traffic Signal Installations and Signal Controlled Crossings and Remote Monitoring System (RMS) and covers five elements:
(a) Rectification of faults resulting from fair wear and tear only, including the misalignment of signal heads by anything other than vandalism,
(b) Rectification of faults, made necessary by any cause other than by fair wear and tear and other minor repairs,
(c) Regular Inspection(s) and the reporting of the condition of equipment,
(d) On site in-station maintenance for RMS of up to 80 hours per annum, Note a Siemens OMCU is installed at most sites covered by this contract,
(e) Accurate records for the delivery and completion of all faults or work instructions. The Contractor will allign with, and maintain any Fault Management System employed by the Authority.
The contract period is from 1.4.2016 to 31.3.2020 with the option of a two year extension (renewable annually).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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
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:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

6.1.2016 – 15:00
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Instructions to Express Interest and Access Documentation

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3. Click the “Sign Up” button at the bottom of the window;

4. Enter your correct Organisation Name, address and Primary Contact Details. You will need to create the Organisation ID and User Name. Please note that if you have a Generic email address for your organisation e.g. then please use this as the primary contact email address as this will allow you to still receive messages compared to where you have a specific person identified in this role and they move on at a point in the future;

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21. Please note that any queries must be sent via the secure dialogue section of the e-tender portal. We will not respond to any queries received by any other method;
22. If you require any further assistance please contact the Project Manager as identified in the project details.
(WA Ref:36216).

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: