Services - 286079-2014

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21/08/2014    S159

United Kingdom-Southampton: Storage and warehousing services

2014/S 159-286079

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Ordnance Survey
Postal address: Explorer House, Adanac Drive, Nursling
Town: Southampton
Postal code: SO16 0AS
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: L1F4
For the attention of: Peter Brothers
Telephone: +44 2380055608

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: Government Executive Agency and Trading Fund
I.3)Main activity
Other: national mapping authority of Great Britain
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:
Warehouse and Distribution.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKJ32 Southampton

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Ordnance Survey publishes over 1 200 paper map titles, and requires warehousing and fulfilment for these products as well as point of sale material and other partner products. On average around 900 000 maps and point of sale material are held in the bulk storage and pick face. In the last financial year 2013-14 over 1.7 million products were despatched to retailers and wholesalers plus internet fulfilment direct to consumers. Orders range from small internet orders to larger retail and wholesale orders.


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

63120000 Storage and warehousing services

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): no
II.8)Additional information:
The current contract expires 31.8.2015 and therefore Ordnance Survey are planning to award a new contract April 2015.

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:

A supplier information day will be held at Ordnance Survey head office in Southampton in early October. Suppliers wishing to register an interest in attending this event should send their contact details to Peter Brothers by email ( by no later than Friday, 19.9.2014.

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GO Reference: GO-2014819-PRO-5933259
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: