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Services - 392691-2019

20/08/2019    S159

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Aerial mapping services

2019/S 159-392691

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through the Geospatial Commission
Postal address: The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9P
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Provision of Aerial Photography and Height Data Services.

Reference number: RM6176
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71354200 Aerial mapping services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service are acting as an ‘Agent’ and will be conducting this procurement on before of Cabinet Office the ‘Authority’.

The Cabinet Office is putting in place a contract for the provision of Aerial Photography and Height Data services.

CCS and the Cabinet Office will be engaging with the market to share more information about the requirement and request feedback on the scope of the contract.

This is a replacement contract, the current contract provides five core data products via a centrally funded license agreement to the public sector in England, Scotland and Wales. The agreement provides:

— orthorectified aerial imagery at 25 cm per pixel resolution and 12,5 cm per pixel resolution, both with national coverage,

— colour infrared imagery,

— digital surface model,

— digital terrain model.

Products are delivered via hard media, download and web mapping services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71222100 Urban areas mapping services
71222200 Rural areas mapping services
71350000 Engineering-related scientific and technical services
71352000 Subsurface surveying services
71353000 Surface surveying services
71354000 Map-making services
71354200 Aerial mapping services
71355000 Surveying services
71356000 Technical services
79961200 Aerial photography services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this PIN is to:

— give advance notice that CCS and the Cabinet Office are working together, to undertake a tendering exercise to set up new contract for the provision of replacement aerial photography and height data services and associated user services,

— gauge the market interest by identifying suppliers who would like to participate in market engagement, including the opportunity for suppliers to engage, ask questions, seek feedback, and input into the specification, pricing approach and review the terms and conditions.

If you would like to express an interest in taking part in market engagement, please email the address below including the subject line: ‘RM6176 Market Engagement’, providing your contact details (name, title, company name, company address, direct contact number, email address), to:

A webinar with all suppliers who have expressed an interest will be hosted on 5th September at 10.00 a.m. Deadline for expressions of interest is 3rd September. More information about the webinar will be provided on 4th September.

II.1.6) The lotting structure of this commercial vehicle will be determined as a result of the market engagement.

II.2.14)Additional information

We envisage that the contract will be let on a 2 + 1 + 1 year basis.

The value in II.1.5) is the contract value for 4 years, we anticipate the value of the contract will be 3 000 000 GBP per annum.

The contract may be used by any public sector organisation that qualifies as public sector under PCR 2015 in GB (England, Scotland, Wales).

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: