Services - 86561-2017

08/03/2017    S47

United Kingdom-Newcastle: Public utilities

2017/S 047-086561

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: North East Procurement Organisation (Central Purchasing Body)
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Aaron Rush
E-mail: aaron.rush@nepo.org
Telephone: +44 1912613918

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.nepo.org

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Darlington Borough Council (Framework Participant)
Town: Darlington
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: DL1 5QT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customerservices@darlington.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.darlington.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Durham County Council (Framework Participant)
Town: Durham
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: DH1 5UZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: help@durham.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.durham.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Gateshead Council (Framework Participant)
Town: Gateshead
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE8 1HH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customerservices@gateshead.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.gateshead.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Hartlepool Borough Council (Framework Participant)
Town: Hartlepool
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS24 8AY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customer.services@hartlepool.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.hartlepool.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Middlesbrough Council (Framework Participant)
Town: Middlesbrough
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS1 9FT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: contactcentre@middlesbrough.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.middlesbrough.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Newcastle City Council (Framework Participant)
Town: Newcastle
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE1 8QH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: csc@newcastle.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.newcastle.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: North Tyneside Council (Framework Participant)
Town: North Tyneside
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE27 0BY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: contact.us@northtyneside.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.my.northtyneside.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council (Framework Participant)
Town: Redcar
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS10 1RT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: contactus@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: South Tyneside Council (Framework Participant)
Town: South Shields
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE33 2RL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customerhelp@southtyneside.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.southtyneside.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council (Framework Participant)
Town: Stockton-on-Tees
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS18 1LD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customer.comments@stockton.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.stockton.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Sunderland City Council (Framework Participant)
Town: Sunderland
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@sunderland.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.sunderland.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Durham Constabulary (Framework Participant)
Town: Durham
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: DH1 5TT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customerservicedesk@durham.pnn.police.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.durham-police.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Nexus (Framework Participant)
Town: Newcastle
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE1 4AX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: contactus@twmetro.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.nexus.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Gateshead College (Framework Participant)
Town: Gateshead
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE8 3BE
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: help@gateshead.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.gateshead.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Livin Housing (Framework Participant)
Town: Spennymoor
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: DL16 6NL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: contact@livin.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.livin.co.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Northumbria Police (Framework Participant)
Town: Newcastle
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@northumrbria.pnn.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.northumbria.police.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:

NEPO303 Meter Operator (MOP) Services.

Reference number: DN169162
II.1.2)Main CPV code
65000000 Public utilities
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) invited tenders for a Framework Agreement for the provision of Meter Operator (MOP) services. The Framework Agreement includes the supply or adoption of meters (to be determined by the Tenderer), registration of meters and the maintenance of meters and associated communications requirements. With regard to supply, the Framework Agreement also includes the supply of meters where the result of the maintenance service identifies a requirement to do so.

The NEPO Framework Agreement for Meter Operator Services was divided into the following two lots. P272 is an electricity market regulatory change which is effective from April 2017 and results in a change of measurement class for Non-Half Hourly (NHH) 5-8 meters

Lot 1 — Meters on the NEPO Electricity Portfolio prior to P272,

Lot 2 — Meters on the NEPO Electricity Portfolio post P272.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 193 898.00 GBP / Highest offer: 296 355.06 GBP taken into consideration
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 — Meters on the NEPO Electricity Portfolio Pre P272

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
65000000 Public utilities
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Meter Operator (MOP) Services.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality — Meter Operator Services / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Social Value / Weighting: 5
Price - Weighting: 75
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 — Meters on the NEPO Electricity Portfolio post P272

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
65000000 Public utilities
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Meter Operator (MOP) Services.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality — Meter Operator Services / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Social Value / Weighting: 5
Price - Weighting: 75
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.6)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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 208-376583
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: NEPO303
Lot No: 1
Title:

Meter Operator Services — Lot 1 Meters prior to P272

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
27/02/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Western Power Distribution Smart Metering Ltd
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 2 500 000.00 GBP
Lowest offer: 68 524.00 GBP / Highest offer: 153 585.06 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: NEPO303
Lot No: 2
Title:

Meter Operator ServiceS — Lot 2 Meter Post P272

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
27/02/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Western Power Distribution Smart Metering Ltd
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 3 500 000.00 GBP
Lowest offer: 125 374.00 GBP / Highest offer: 142 770.00 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

NEPO is a Central Purchasing Body as defined in the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR15).

The agreement will be available for use by all NEPO Members. A list of NEPO members is available in the About section of the NEPO website: www.nepo.org.

This agreement will also be made available to all current and future NEPO Associate Members. Current Associate Members are listed on the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org/associate-membership/list.

NEPO intends to make the resulting agreement available for use by all Contracting Authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK. A complete list of permissible users is shown on the NEPO website below:

http://www.nepo.org/associate-membership/permissable-users

Organisations wishing to access the NEPO agreement will be required to register as a NEPO Associate Member in the first instance.

Full details can be found in Contract Notice 2016/S 208-376583.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: North East Procurement Organisation
Town: Newcastle
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: aaron.rush@nepo.org
Telephone: +44 1912613924
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: North East Procurement Organisation
Town: Newcastle
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: aaron.rush@nepo.org
Telephone: +44 1912613924
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: North East Procurement Organisation
Town: Newcastle
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: aaron.rush@nepo.org
Telephone: +44 1912613924
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/03/2017