Services - 388000-2016

04/11/2016    S213

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment

2016/S 213-388000

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Liverpool City Council
Postal address: 4th Floor, Cunard Building
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UKD52 Liverpool
Postal code: L3 1DS
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Nigel Curry
E-mail: nigel.curry@liverpool.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1512330590
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.liverpool.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.liverpool.gov.uk
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=fac5416b-aef1-e511-810f-000c29c9ba21
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=fac5416b-aef1-e511-810f-000c29c9ba21
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Grant of Concession for Commercialise Capacity in LCC owned NET ducts and Supply of Public Wi-Fi connectivity.

Reference number: DN113233
II.1.2)Main CPV code
32000000 Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Liverpool City Council (LCC) is conducting a bespoke competitive procurement procedure with negotiation and is inviting suitably qualified Bidders to submit Tender responses set out within this Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) document for the future commercialisation of LCC owned NET ducts and to provide Ultra-fast broadband network and Public Wi-Fi/wireless network.

These services will be divided in 2 distinct work stream areas, which will be both awarded to a single supplier partner:

1. Utilising Capacity in LCC owned NET ducts, providing a fully sustainable Ultra-fast broadband network;

2. Supply of Public Wi-Fi connectivity.

Initially the contract will be for a 15 year period with a potential for 2, 5 year extensions (each), to deliver its vision of ultra-fast broadband and Wi-Fi services to the City Centre of Liverpool under a concession arrangement with the successful Tenderer.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD52 Liverpool
Main site or place of performance:

Initially delivery in Liverpool City Districts, widening the coverage as demand increases and if the partnership is successful. As described within the documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Liverpool City Council (LCC) is conducting a bespoke competitive procurement procedure with negotiation and is inviting suitably qualified Bidders to submit Tender responses set out within this Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) document for the future commercialisation of LCC owned NET ducts and to provide Ultra-fast broadband network and Public Wi-Fi/wireless network

These services will be divided in 2 distinct work stream areas, which will be both awarded to a single supplier partner-

1. Utilising Capacity in LCC owned NET ducts, providing a fully sustainable Ultrafast broadband network.

2. Supply of Public Wi-Fi connectivity.

Initially the contract will be for a 15 year period with a potential for 2, 5 year extensions (each), to deliver its vision of ultra-fast broadband and Wi-Fi services to the City Centre of Liverpool under a concession arrangement with the successful Tenderer.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 180
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initially the Council is seeking to contract with a partner for a 15 year period with a potential for 2, 5 year extensions (each), to deliver its vision of ultra-fast broadband and Wi-Fi services to the City Centre of Liverpool under a concession arrangement with the successful Tenderer.

Extensions to the contract period will be at the sole discretion of the Council.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Maximum number: 3
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue
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

To express your interest in this opportunity and to be part of this exciting opportunity, your company will need to register on ProContract (The Chest) procurement portal which is operated by Sourcing Solutions (Due North).

To register your organisation on ProContract, click on the following link https://procontract.due-north.com/register, go to suppliers' area and click on register free.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Selection and Award criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 061-104309
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 28/11/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Court of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://liverpool.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

This is a competitive procurement in accordance with LCC's Contract Standing Orders.

The Council will operate a standstill period of not less than 10 days between notifying bidders of its intention to award the contract and the award of the contract. This notification to bidders will provide information on the award decision.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Liverpool City Council
Postal address: Cunard Building
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 1DS
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://liverpool.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
31/10/2016