Supplies - 75950-2021

12/02/2021    S30

United Kingdom-London: Telecommunications equipment and supplies

2021/S 030-075950

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Secretary of State for the Home Department — Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP)
Postal address: 2 Marsham Street, Westminster
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1P 4DF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Commercial
E-mail: ESMCPSupplier@homeoffice.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Welsh Ministers acting through the Welsh Government
Postal address: Cathays Park
Town: Cardiff
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: CF10 3NQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: ESMCPSupplier@homeoffice.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.gov.wales/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Department of Health and Social Care
Postal address: Richmond House, 79 Whitehall
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1A 2NS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: ESMCPSupplier@homeoffice.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health-and-social-care
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Scottish Ministers acting through the Scottish Government, Safer Communities
Postal address: Area 1R, St Andrews House, Regent Road
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: EH1 3DG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: ESMCPSupplier@homeoffice.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.gov.scot/
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
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
Other activity: Public order, safety and Fire and Rescue services

Section II: Object

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

Provision of LTE Vehicle Devices and Accessories for the Emergency Services Network (ESN)

Reference number: C9289 and C17321
II.1.2)Main CPV code
32500000 Telecommunications equipment and supplies
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

ESMCP is delivering the Emergency Services Network (ESN), a secure, 4G critical voice and data communications service using an enhanced commercial LTE network configured to give priority access for the three emergency services (3ES).

A procurement activity was undertaken to compete for LTE fixed vehicle devices and accessories required by user organisations to access the ESN under the restricted procedure. A framework agreement for the provision of LTE vehicle devices and accessories has been awarded to two suppliers — Handsfree Group and TST Systems Ltd. The framework agreement will be used by 3ES - fire, ambulance, police and related other home office/non-home office enforcement services and other organisations who have a requirement to make use of devices installed into vehicles to support the services to be delivered by the ESN network.

Relevant OJEU Notice numbers are:

2019/S 073-173137; and -2019/S 078-187957

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 130 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32500000 Telecommunications equipment and supplies
32522000 Telecommunications equipment
32581000 Data-communications equipment
45232332 Ancillary works for telecommunications
50330000 Maintenance services of telecommunications equipment
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ESMCP is delivering the Emergency Services Network (ESN), a secure, 4G critical voice and data communications service using an enhanced commercial LTE network configured to give priority access for the three emergency services (3ES). A procurement activity was undertaken to compete for LTE fixed vehicle devices and accessories required by user organisations to access the ESN under the restricted procedure. A framework agreement for the provision of LTE vehicle devices and accessories has been awarded to two suppliers — Handsfree Group and TST Systems Ltd. The framework agreement will be used by 3ES — fire, ambulance, police and related other home office/non-home office enforcement services and other organisations who have a requirement to make use of devices installed into vehicles to support the services to be delivered by the ESN network.

Relevant OJEU Notice numbers are:

2019/S 073-173137; and -2019/S 078-187957

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 70 %
Price - Weighting: 30 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for a further period or periods of not more than 12 months and not less than 1 month.

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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: 2019/S 073-173137
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: C9289 and C17321
Lot No: N/A
Title:

Provision of LTE Vehicle Devices and Accessories for the Emergency Services Network (ESN)

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
28/11/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 3
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Handsfree Group
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: M32 0UT
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: TST Group Ltd
Town: Worcester
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: WR3 8TJ
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 130 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 10 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

Up to 10 % of the framework value.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The Secretary of State for the Home Department
Postal address: 2 Marsham Street, Westminster
Town: London
Postal code: SW1P 4DF
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The Secretary of State for the Home Department
Postal address: 2 Marsham Street, Westminster
Town: London
Postal code: SW1P 4DF
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: The Secretary of State for the Home Department
Postal address: 2 Marsham Street, Westminster
Town: London
Postal code: SW1P 4DF
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/02/2021