Web Design and Web Development Tender

Web Design and Web Development Tender

Web Design; Web Development; Web Support.

United Kingdom-Treharris: World wide web (www) site design services

2013/S 131-227454

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Dwr Cymru Cyfyngedig (DCC) trading as Dwr Cymru Welsh Water
Pentwyn Road, Nelson
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: David Lloyd
CF46 6LY Treharris

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.dwrcymru.com

Electronic access to information: https://dwrcymru-welshwater.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://dwrcymru-welshwater.bravosolution.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

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

Service category No 7: Computer and related services

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):

Dwr Cymru Cyfyngedig (DCC) trading as Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) are looking for a suitably experienced and capable organisation to provide Digital Services to include, but not limited to, the following processses:
— Web Design
— Web Development
— Web Support
This Notice is a request for expressions of interest for inclusion on a list of applicants to be invited to tender for this contract. Applicants wishing to participate in the tender process are, in the first instance, required to submit a pre-qualification questionnaire. Please see VI.3 Additional Information for details on how to register to view the pre-qualification questionnaire.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72413000, 72415000, 72212780, 72212783, 72400000, 72420000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 400 000 and 800 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The Contract awarded will be for an initial 3 year period with an options to extend for a further 1 year at the sole discretion of DCC.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 30 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

To be defined in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

To be defined in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

To be defined in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: To be defined in the Invitation to Tender.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be defined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be defined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be defined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Please note we reserve the right to use an electronic auction.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:

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

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 31.7.2013 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

1.8.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers instructions – How to Express Interest in this Opportunity:
1. Register your company on the DCC eSourcing portal (this is only required once)
— Browse to the DCC eSourcing Portal: https://dwrcymru-welshwater.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register:

— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’
— Enter your correct business and user details
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure)
2. Express an Interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitation to Tenders open to any registered supplier)
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content.
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page.
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining)
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
— You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.
If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the Bravo eSourcing help desk – details are provided on the DCC eSourcing Portal.
Please note the following
— You must download the documents yourself after you have expressed an interest, they will NOT be sent to you.
— Expressions of Interest will ONLY be accepted through the eSourcing portal.
— All documentation must be returned electronically via the eSourcing portal.
— The deadline for the Electronic return of completed Pre Qualification Questionnaires is no later than 17:00 hrs on Thursday 1st August 2013.
— The deadline for any clarification/ questions regarding this Pre Qualification Questionnaire will be no later than 17:00 hrs on Thursday 25th July 2013. Please note DCC will not respond to any dialogue after this deadline.
DCC reserves the right to change without notice the procedure for awarding the contract, to reject all or any bids for the contract, to cancel any or all lots, to terminate discussions with any or all interested applicants and/or stop the process and not award the contract at any time without liability on its part. DCC are not liable for any cost incurred by those expressing interest in negotiating or tendering for this contract.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Dwr Cymru Cyfyngedig (DCC) trading as Dwr Cymru Welsh Water

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Tenderers have the right to challenge as provided for within regulation 47 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.7.2013