Services - 503869-2018

15/11/2018    S220    Services - Contract notice - Competitive procedure with negotiation 

United Kingdom-Richmond: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2018/S 220-503869

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The National Archives
Postal address: TW9 4DU
Town: Richmond
NUTS code: UK
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@nationalarchives.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/1bef04e3-d028-4d0b-8d6a-2a4d1c267638
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

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

Concession Contract — The Gazette

II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this procurement process is for The National Archives (TNA) to select a Concessionaire to deliver the concession contract for The Gazette, managing and delivering both the daily publication of The Gazette and the development, maintenance and operation of The Gazette platform.

TNA intends to award the concession contract for a period of 5 years. TNA requires the appointed concessionaire to deliver the concession contract at NIL cost to TNA, and to also deliver a substantial royalty return to TNA throughout the concession contract period.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
22000000
92000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this procurement process is for The National Archives (TNA) to select a Concessionaire to deliver the concession contract for The Gazette, managing and delivering both the daily publication of The Gazette and the development, maintenance and operation of The Gazette platform.

TNA intends to award the concession contract for a period of 5 years. TNA requires the appointed Concessionaire to deliver the concession contract at NIL cost to TNA, and to also deliver a substantial royalty return to TNA throughout the concession contract period.

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: 50 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 4
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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)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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/12/2018
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 14/01/2019
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The National Archives
Town: Kew, Richmond
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:
13/11/2018