Services - 571650-2019

03/12/2019    S233    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Warwick: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2019/S 233-571650

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Warwickshire County Council
Postal address: Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4RL
Town: Warwick
NUTS code: UKG13
Postal code: CV34 4RL
Country: United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

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:
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

WCC — Traffic Modelling Support

Reference number: WCC - 8335
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The authority intends to procure a framework of 2 suppliers for traffic modelling support where a ranking procedure is to be established.

Purchase orders may be placed by the Council with the Rank One Provider directly and;

— purchase orders may be placed by the Council with the Rank Two Provider directly where either (1) or (2) (or both of them) directly below apply prior to the purchase order in question being entered into:

1) The Rank One Provider cannot meet any timescales required by the Council;

2) Where the Rank One Provider (if requested) does not provide a fee cap in relation to a purchase order (or the Council (in its sole discretion) rejects any fee cap provided).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP
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: UKG13
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Warwickshire County Council has a diverse suite of models covering each District and Borough in the County, ranging from simple corridor models to more complex wide-area models which are used to test the impacts of local plan allocations proposed by the District and Borough Councils.

The transport modelling support contract will cover, but may not be limited to, 3 key areas of work:

1) Paramics Micro-simulation model development, maintenance and support to ensure the authority has the necessary tools to undertake assessments and maintain the MRF business model;

2) Paramics Micro-simulation modelling to support transport scheme appraisal, testing and analysis to support major scheme business case development; and

3) Local plan and other development planning paramics micro-simulation modelling and evidence support.

Please note that although the estimated value of the framework is stated as 3 000 000 (GBP) within this contract notice, Warwickshire estimates their spend to be closer to 2 000 000 (GBP).

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: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract term will be 24 months (2 years) but the Council reserves the right to extend the contract by up to a maximum 24 months additional period.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial contract term will be 24 months (2 years) but the Council reserves the right to extend the contract by up to a maximum 24 months additional period.

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
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.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:


IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: 03/01/2020
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 03/01/2020
Local time: 12:05

This will be opened electronically by officers of Warwickshire County Council and or their appointed agents.

Warwickshire County Council, Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4SA.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Minimum: 18 months from the point of entering into this contract (if no extension option taken).

Maximum: 42 months from the point of entering into this contract (if entire allowable extension taken).

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

During the course of the contract period the range and scope of these services may be subject to modification and variation as necessary to meet the changing needs and requirements of the Council, potential changes in legislation and the changing demands placed on the Council by its customers. These changes may include (but are not limited to):

— increases or decreases in available funding,

— new initiatives,

— opportunities offered by emerging/new technologies,

— environmental opportunities, and

— any necessary additional related services not identified or not required at the time of tendering.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Court of Justice
Town: The Strand, London
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: