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Advertising and Street Furniture Contract.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Contact point(s): Commercial and Procurement Unit
For the attention of: Shane McKenna
EH8 8BG Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1314693080

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00290

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Advertising and Street Furniture Contract.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 13: Advertising services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Edinburgh.

NUTS code UKM25

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking an Advertising Partner for right to install, maintain and manage all advertising across Council assets, using a variety of advertising displays throughout the city (Core Services). As well as provide management, cleaning, installation, maintenance, repair and upgrade services to Council owned bus stops and shelters including existing solar / normal lighting (Optional Services) should the optional element be awarded. Full detail is contained within Schedule A1 and A2.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=294957.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79341000, 22462000, 22460000, 22400000, 44212321, 45233293, 72400000, 79961100, 92111210, 92111220, 92111200, 31523100, 22459100, 45213315, 45216129, 44112100, 34992300, 34992200, 24955000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
See tender documentation for further information.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 20 000 000 and 50 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The Council reserves the right to procure repeat requirements of a similar without any further call for competition pursuant to Article 31(4)(b) of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 14(1)(d)(ii) of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012.
See tender documentation for further information.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 3.8.2014. Completion 3.8.2024

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
See tender documentation for more information.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See tender documentation for more information.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
See tender documentation for more information.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: See tender documentation for more information.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender documentation for more information.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See tender documentation for more information.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See tender documentation for more information.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
CT0105
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 11.3.2014
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
1.4.2014 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: See tender documentation for more information.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
The City of Edinburgh Council reserves the right to procure repeat requirements of a similar without any further call for competition pursuant to Article 31(4)(b) of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 14(1)(d)(ii) of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012.
See tender documentation for more information.
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority's economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.
(SC Ref:294957)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: A tenderer that suffers loss as a result of a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session. The City of Edinburgh Council (the Council) will observe a minimum standstill period of 10 days before awarding the contract. The communication of the award decision notice will be sent by fax or e-mail to all tenderers on day 1 of the standstill period. If proceedings are started in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session against the Council in respect of the decision to award the contract within the standstill period then the Council is prevented from awarding the contract. Post contract award the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session may (1) award damages provided proceedings are brought within 3 months from the date when the grounds for the bringing of the proceedings first arose (2) be entitled to issue an ineffectiveness order or impose a financial penalty on the Council. A claim for an ineffectiveness order must be made within 30 days of the Contract Award Notice being published in the OJEU or within 30 days of the date those who expressed an interest in or otherwise bid for the contract were informed of the conclusion of the contract or in any other case within 6 months from the date on which the contract was entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14.2.2014