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Weather Forecasting, Bureau, and Associated Services.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Midlothian Council
Midlothian House, Buccleuch Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Tim Higgins
EH22 1DN Dalkeith
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312707500
Fax: +44 1316542797

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

City of Edinburgh Council

East Lothian Council

Midlothian Council

West Lothian Council

Scottish Borders Council

Fife Council

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Weather Forecasting, Bureau, and Associated Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Across the Consortium Member's Local Authority Areas.

NUTS code UKM2

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Council Consortium comprising Midlothian, East Lothian, West Lothian, City of Edinburgh and Scottish Borders Councils, herein referred to as ‘the Consortium Members’, seeks the provision of Weather Forecasting and Related Services in accordance with the Service Requirements that includes the following:
- Weather Forecasting and Associated Services;
- Web Access Package;
- Bureau Service;
- Roadside Weather Station Maintenance;
- Training;
- Development and Innovation;
- Provision of Mobile Tablet Devices;
- Supply and installation of Outstation Cameras (where required).
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71351600, 38127000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Lowest offer 439 731 and highest offer 471 359 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Price. Weighting 30
2. Quality. Weighting 70
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 076-134320 of 19.4.2016

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Mid/16/08 Lot title: Weather Forecasting and Bureau Services
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 3
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Met Office
Fitzroy Rd, Devon
EX1 3PB Exeter
United Kingdom

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Not known

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
(SC Ref: 456711).
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: