Services - 14904-2019

11/01/2019    S8    - - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Swindon: Mechanical and electrical engineering services

2019/S 008-014904

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
UK Research and Innovation
Polaris House, Swindon, SN2 1FL
Swindon
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kevin Griffiths
Telephone: +44 1793867005
E-mail: fmprocurement@uksbs.co.uk
NUTS code: UKK14

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.uksbs.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Public Procurement

Section II: Object

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

LMB Server Room Major Works

Reference number: FM18137
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71334000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

UK SBS wishes to establish a contract for the provision of server room Major Works at the Medical Research Council (MRC) – Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB)

UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the “Regulations”).

This is a services contract being procured under the OJEU Open procedure.

The services comprise the conversion of an existing room (1S001) in the Ground Floor Zone D of the LMB Building to form a new IT room. The new IT Room will have provision for a total of 12 server racks to serve Cryo-EM data. The services infrastructure serving the room will be upgraded to support the full comms provision of 12No racks, including UPS power modifications, switchgear alterations and cooling provision. The initial room fit out shall incorporate 5No comms racks, i.e. the north row with space for a future 6th rack to be added to the east end.

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: 450 825.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45351000
71333000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH12
Main site or place of performance:

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Francis Crick Avenue, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0QH, UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The works comprise the conversion of an existing room (1S001) in the Ground Floor Zone D of the LMB Building to form a new IT room. The new IT Room will have provision for a total of 12 server racks to serve Cryo-EM data. The services infrastructure serving the room will be upgraded to support the full comms provision of 12No racks, including UPS power modifications, switchgear alterations and cooling provision. The initial room fit out shall incorporate 5No comms racks, i.e. the north row with space for a future 6th rack to be added to the east end. The south row of 6No comms racks will be installed in future.

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, you must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If Bidders are not yet registered then this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris by following the link “Supplier eSourcing Registration”.

Please note; to register Bidders must have a valid DUNS number for the organisation they are registering.

Registration may take some time, please ensure that you allow sufficient time to register.

Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/become-a-crown-commercial-service-supplier/becoming-a-supplier-through-the-crown-commercial-service-what-you-need-to-know

Once registered, you can express an interest for a specific procurement by emailingExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once they have been linked into the requested procurement.

As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to the Emptoris messaging service, which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to the RFX event.

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement and in no circumstances, will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 186-420353
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Title:

LMB Server Room Major Works

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
08/01/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
2bm Ltd
33 Eldon Business Park, Eldon Road, Chilwell
Nottingham
NG9 6DZ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKF14
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 350 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 450 825.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by any Supplier. If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders. All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts).

The sourcing documents can be accessed at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in I.3

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
UK Shared Business Services
Swindon
SN2 1FF
United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk

Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Swindon
SN2 1FF
United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk

Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/01/2019