Services - 71396-2020

12/02/2020    S30

United Kingdom-Taunton: Printing services

2020/S 030-071396

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Postal address: Admiralty Way
Town: Taunton
NUTS code: UKK23 Somerset
Postal code: TA1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Stuart Speer
E-mail: stuart.speer@ukho.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1823483865
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.ukho.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Supply of Interim Call-Off Printing Services for the UKHO

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79810000 Printing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

These are interim call-off contracts arrangements for 6 months duration (with option to extend by up to a further 6 months), for printing and finishing services, for the UKHO. These contracts are being set up, as part of business critical strategies being put in place by the UKHO, following its previous key printing and supplier going into administration, in late 2019. These contracts are also being put in place to provide the UKHO with the period and opportunity to be able to re-compete the full publication printing, finishing and fulfilment services.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 1 920 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM82 Glasgow City
Main site or place of performance:

Glasgow City.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply of interim call-off printing services contracts to a small group of economic operators for 6 months with an option to extend by up to a further 6 months. This requirement is not divided into lots.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend the contracts by up to a further 6 months

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive
Explanation:

In accordance with Article 32.2.(c), the contracting authority, is seeking to place interim, short term, call-off contracts for publication printing services with a small group of up to 3 economic operators, for a period of 6 months, with an option for up to a further 6 months. This extremely urgent action is required, due to unforeseen circumstances and where the previously appointed printing and fulfilment services supplier for the UKHO, Latimer Trend, went into administration, 3,5 years into its 5 year contract. Placing these call-off contracts now, will allow the contracting authority to be able to re-compete and replacing the full printing and fulfilment services again, under a new OJEU contract award notice. At the same time, the UKHO continues to meet its safety of life at sea responsibilities, by having its safety critical, sea navigational publications printed and delivered to end customers through its distribution chain.

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of contract award decision:
06/02/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Bell and Bain Ltd
Postal address: 303 Burnfield Road, Thornliebank
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM82 Glasgow City
Postal code: G46 7UQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: dkenney@bell-bain.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1416495697
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Henry Ling Ltd
Postal address: 90 Prince of Wales Road
Town: Dorchester
NUTS code: UKK22 Dorset CC
Postal code: DT1 1HD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: helen@henryling.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1305251066
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Hobbs the Printers Ltd
Postal address: Brunel Road, Totton
Town: Southampton
NUTS code: UKJ3 Hampshire and Isle of Wight
Postal code: SO40 3WX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: b.jelf@hobbs.uk.com
Telephone: +44 2380664800
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot/concession: 1 920 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 1 920 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

To view this notice, please click here: https://ukho.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=471575093

Go reference: GO-2020210-PRO-15969174

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Postal address: Admiralty Way
Town: Taunton
Postal code: TA1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823483865
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Postal address: Admiralty Way
Town: Taunton
Postal code: TA1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Postal address: Admiralty Way
Town: Taunton
Postal code: TA1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/02/2020