Tri-service control project Nottingham City Fire Authority
The procurement seeks to find a prime contractor to supply and coordinate the supply, installation and support of a new control, mobilising system, Integrated Control and Communications System (ICCS), Mobile Data Devices (MDD), Airwave equipment, data and Management Information (MI), Automatic Vehicle Location System / Automatic Personnel Location System (AVLS/APLS), station end equipment, middleware in to third party systems and training packages.
UK-Nottingham: system and support services
Prior information notice
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority
Bestwood Lodge, Arnold
Contact point(s): The project manager – Mr P Tidman
For the attention of: Mr P Tidman
NG5 8PD Nottingham
Telephone: +44 7772446968
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
Public order and safety
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority
Leicester Road, Anstey Frith, Glenfield
LE3 8HD Leicester
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Authority
The Old Hall,
DE23 6EH Derby
Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)
II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Tri-service control project.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The tri-service control project is a joint Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service venture. Its purpose is to pool individual fire and rescue services’ CLG funds to form a collaborative, resilient and efficient solution to mobilise its fire and rescue assets that is shared across all three counties.
The three fire and rescue services will remain as individual entities but share the same core systems as defined below, and fulfil a backup/failover/overflow to each other utilising a core primary solution host at one site, and a secondary mirror at another to use in event of failure.
The procurement seeks to find a prime contractor to supply and coordinate the supply, installation and support of a new control, mobilising system, Integrated Control and Communications System (ICCS), Mobile Data Devices (MDD), Airwave equipment, data and Management Information (MI), Automatic Vehicle Location System / Automatic Personnel Location System (AVLS/APLS), station end equipment, middleware in to third party systems and training packages. The solution will be accessed from all three individual service controls, but common to ensure any of the three services can take calls, mobilise, track resources, communicate and manage 999 calls for any of the three Fire and Rescue Services.
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
72250000, 72212100, 72200000, 72232000, 72261000, 72262000, 72263000, 72265000, 72268000, 72267000, 75250000, 75251000, 79510000, 79511000, 79512000, 44316400, 30210000
II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
The Authorities will be hosting a Bidder Information Day at Nottingham Fire and Rescue Service HQ, Bestwood Lodge, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8PD on 14.5.2012 starting at 10:00.
The event will be used to allow bidders to ascertain what it is the Authorities are seeking to procure. The Authorities will also use the event to further understand what the industry can deliver in terms of their requirements so as to enable the Authorities to finalise its approach to the procurement and its specifications.
Attendance at the event is limited to 3 persons per organisation; the three should consist of 1 technical representative, 1 product expert and 1 other of your choosing. This will allow full engagement from both sides to ensure maximum productivity from the day. If your organisation wishes to attend the event, please confirm via the email address in box I.1 (email@example.com) the names of those representatives which will be attending. Such confirmation should be sent no later than midday 10.5.2012. Refreshments and car parking will be available at the event. Please note space is limited and accordingly spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
It is the Authorities’ intention to run a procurement in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations to identify a suitable to bidder to deliver the Authorities’ requirements.
Further details of the Authorities’ requirements in terms of what they require (including confirmation of the relevant CPV codes) and in respect of the procurement procedure shall be set out in any Contract Notice that will be issued and the associated documents.
All 3 Authorities will enter into the contract with the preferred supplier, subject to a contract being awarded.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
Relevant governmental Internet sites where information can be obtained
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Employment protection and working conditions Http://.
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: