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03/06/2014    S105

United Kingdom-Reading: Geographic information systems (GIS or equivalent)

2014/S 105-185077

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Rural Payments Agency
Postal address: 21-23 Valpy Street
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG1 1AF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Rural Payments Agency
For the attention of: Nicholas Wright
E-mail: generalprocurement@rpa.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1189687185

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.rpa.defra.gov.uk

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.3)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Provision of Digitising and Remote Sensing.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
United Kingdom.


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:
Digital mapping services. Orthorectification services. Ground truth collection services.
The provision of digitising and remote sensing activities on behalf of RPA at non RPA premises for the purposes of updating and implementing changes to the Land Management System (LMS) in compliance with the European Union Land Parcel Identification System (LPIS) quality assurance standards.
Services may commence as soon as practicable on a phased roll-out basis following contract award which maybe from October 2014 and at full anticipated volumes from January 2015.


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38221000 Geographic information systems (GIS or equivalent), 71353000 Surface surveying services, 03000000 Agricultural, farming, fishing, forestry and related products, 71354100 Digital mapping services, 72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

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
II.8)Additional information:
A Supplier Information Day will be held on 12 June 2014, at Rural Payments Agency, North Gate House, Reading RG1 1AF.
The purpose of the Supplier Information Day is to provide a forum for potential suppliers of all sizes to gain a broad understanding of the requirements and emerging plans of RPA's future Land Management System (LMS) strategy. It will also be an opportunity to share and gain feedback which may be used to shape and refine the proposition before the formal procurement commences.
It should be noted that any information provided on our current thinking should be considered formative in nature and no decision on the future solution or commercial approach has yet been agreed.

All those organisations wishing to attend should register an interest with Nicholas Wright via e-mail: generalprocurement@rpa.gsi.gov.uk

There is a limit of two delegates per organisation.

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
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: