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Services - 277406-2019

14/06/2019    S113    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Television broadcast transmission services

2019/S 113-277406

Prior information notice

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Birmingham Organising Committee for the 2022 Commonwealth Games Ltd
Postal address: One Brindley Place, Brindley Place
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UKG3
Postal code: B1 2JB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Pamela Kelsall
Telephone: +44 7951735849

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Host Broadcasting Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of Host Broadcaster TV Production Services for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKG3
Main site or place of performance:

London, West Midlands.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

71 Commonwealth nations and territories are expected to participate in the XXII Commonwealth Games, which is 1 of the world’s largest multi-sport events, bringing together over 4 000 of the world’s elite athletes every 4 years, in an 11-day festival of sport and culture. Events will take place from 27 July to 7.8.2022 in venues across Birmingham and the West Midlands and London’s Olympic velodrome will also be utilised.

The principle role of the Host Broadcasting Services supplier is producing and distributing high quality TV and radio coverage of the Games to Rights Holding Broadcasters (RHBs) and on to a global audience. The supplier will develop detailed production plans and requirements for each sport and deliver the International TV and Radio feeds and multi-channel service (a combination of a selection of live and delayed content) to RHBs. Amongst other content, coverage will also include victory ceremonies and presentations, daily highlights and news feeds.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 0.01 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 27/01/2020
End: 30/09/2022
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
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
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: 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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

1) The Authority is providing potential bidders the opportunity to review an outline specification and draft commercial principles for host broadcasting services for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth games and provide feedback via a pre-market engagement questionnaire. The Authority is seeking responses to the questionnaire by midday on 12.7.2019.

These documents can be accessed via the Authority's eSourcing Portal and completed questionnaires must be submitted via the eSourcing Portal.

2) Please be advised that the estimated value of this requirement cannot be derived until the completion of the pre-market engagement activities.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2019610-PRO-14979813

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Town: London
Postal code: WC1A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Town: London
Postal code: WC1A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: