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Title: NPS Structured Cabling Services Framework Agreement
Published by: Welsh Government - Commercial Delivery
Publication Date: 11/03/2016
Deadline Date: 11/04/2016
Deadline Time: 16:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Structured Cabling: Backbone/Horizontal/Telecoms Cabling, Fibre, Commodities & Installation.
The NPS will deliver ‘All-Wales’ agreements for NPS Members and the Welsh public sector. The list of NPS Members can be found at: http://npswales.gov.uk. This list may be subject to change as members signup to use the NPS, or member orgs are replaced during the life of the agreement. The agreement will be available for use by Schools, Town and Community Councils, Housing Associations and Voluntary Organisations in Wales. Organisations not named above, but sign up to the NPS during the term of the agreement will be allowed to use the Agreement as NPS members. Further details of organisations that can utilise this framework can be found in the ITT.
CPV: 32421000, 72710000, 32421000, 45314320, 32400000, 32410000, 32412100, 32412000, 72700000, 32421000, 72710000, 45314320, 32400000, 32410000, 32412100, 32412000, 72700000, 72710000, 32421000, 45314320, 32400000, 32410000, 32412100, 32412000, 72700000, 72710000, 32421000, 45314320, 32400000, 32410000, 32412100, 32412000, 72700000, 72710000, 32421000, 45314320, 32400000, 32410000, 32412100, 32412000, 72700000, 72710000, 32421000, 45314320, 32400000, 32410000, 32412100, 32412000, 72700000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)

T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road

Caerphilly

CF83 8WT

UK

Contact person: Paul Robertson

Telephone: +44 3007900170

E-mail: NPSICTCategoryTeam@wales.gsi.gov.uk

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://npswales.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27760

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml


Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Other: Central Purchasing Body

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

NPS Structured Cabling Services Framework Agreement

Reference number: NPS-ICT-0041-15

II.1.2) Main CPV code

32421000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Structured Cabling: Backbone/Horizontal/Telecoms Cabling, Fibre, Commodities & Installation.

The NPS will deliver ‘All-Wales’ agreements for NPS Members and the Welsh public sector. The list of NPS Members can be found at: http://npswales.gov.uk. This list may be subject to change as members signup to use the NPS, or member orgs are replaced during the life of the agreement. The agreement will be available for use by Schools, Town and Community Councils, Housing Associations and Voluntary Organisations in Wales. Organisations not named above, but sign up to the NPS during the term of the agreement will be allowed to use the Agreement as NPS members. Further details of organisations that can utilise this framework can be found in the ITT.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=40608

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00  GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for maximum 2 lots

Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Regional Lot covering North East Wales

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72710000

32421000

45314320

32400000

32410000

32412100

32412000

72700000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL


Main site or place of performance:

Welsh Public Sector Locations in Denbighshire; Flintshire; Wrexham.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This procurement exercise is being conducted by the National Procurement Service for Wales (NPS), which is hosted by the Welsh Government. NPS acts on behalf of the Welsh public sector to deliver value for money from the procurement of common and repetitive goods and services ‘once for Wales’.

The NPS on behalf of the Welsh public sector wishes to establish a multi lot Framework Agreement for the provision of Structured Cabling Services.

Please note the following are NOT included within the scope of this framework: Network Equipment such as switches, Electrical Wiring, WLAN Points.

The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Sutainability / Weighting: 5%

Quality criterion: Technical Expertise / Weighting: 55%

Cost criterion: Cost / Weighting: 40%

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00  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 Agreement will be for a maximum period of up to 4 years.

The initial term of the framework will be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for further periods up to 2 years.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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

A Maximum of 3 Supplier will be awarded to this Lot.

In the event Suppliers under a lot are unable to meet a Customers requirement the Customer shall be able to extend the competition to the other regional Lots on this Agreement.

Customers are able to vary the award weightings at the call-off stage. Please refer to the ITT for details.

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Regional Lot Covering North West Wales

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

32421000

72710000

45314320

32400000

32410000

32412100

32412000

72700000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL


Main site or place of performance:

Isle of Anglesey; Gwynedd; Conwy.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This procurement exercise is being conducted by the National Procurement Service for Wales NPS), which is hosted by the Welsh Government. NPS acts on behalf of the Welsh public sector to deliver value for money from the procurement of common and repetitive goods and services ‘once for Wales’.

The NPS on behalf of the Welsh public sector wishes to establish a multi lot Framework Agreement for the provision of Structured Cabling Services.

Please note the following are NOT included within the scope of this framework: Network Equipment such as switches, Electrical Wiring, WLAN Points.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality of Service / Weighting: 55%

Quality criterion: Sustainability / Weighting: 5%

Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 40%

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00  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 Agreement will be for a maximum period of up to 4 years.

The initial term of the framework will be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for further periods up to 2 years.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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

A Maximum of 3 Supplier will be awarded to this Lot.

In the event Suppliers under a lot are unable to meet a Customers requirement the Customer shall be able to extend the competition to the other regional Lots on this Agreement.

Customers are able to vary the award weightings at the call-off stage. Please refer to the ITT for details.

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Regional Lot Covering South East Wales

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72710000

32421000

45314320

32400000

32410000

32412100

32412000

72700000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL


Main site or place of performance:

Vale of Glamorgan; Cardiff; Rhondda Cynon Taf; Merthyr Tydfil; Caerphilly; Blaenau Gwent; Torfaen; Monmouthshire; Newport.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This procurement exercise is being conducted by the National Procurement Service for Wales NPS), which is hosted by the Welsh Government. NPS acts on behalf of the Welsh public sector to deliver value for money from the procurement of common and repetitive goods and services ‘once for Wales’.

The NPS on behalf of the Welsh public sector wishes to establish a multi lot Framework Agreement for the provision of Structured Cabling Services.

Please note the following are NOT included within the scope of this framework: Network Equipment such as switches, Electrical Wiring, WLAN Points.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality of Service / Weighting: 55%

Quality criterion: Sustainability / Weighting: 5%

Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 40%

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 Agreement will be for a maximum period of up to 4 years.

The initial term of the framework will be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for further periods up to 2 years.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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

A Maximum of 3 Supplier will be awarded to this Lot.

In the event Suppliers under a lot are unable to meet a Customers requirement the Customer shall be able to extend the competition to the other regional Lots on this Agreement.

Customers are able to vary the award weightings at the call-off stage. Please refer to the ITT for details.

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Regional Lot Covering South West Wales

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72710000

32421000

45314320

32400000

32410000

32412100

32412000

72700000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL


Main site or place of performance:

Bridgend; Swansea; Neath Port Talbot; Pembrokeshire; Carmarthenshire.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This procurement exercise is being conducted by the National Procurement Service for Wales NPS), which is hosted by the Welsh Government. NPS acts on behalf of the Welsh public sector to deliver value for money from the procurement of common and repetitive goods and services ‘once for Wales’.

The NPS on behalf of the Welsh public sector wishes to establish a multi lot Framework Agreement for the provision of Structured Cabling Services.

Please note the following are NOT included within the scope of this framework: Network Equipment such as switches, Electrical Wiring, WLAN Points.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality of Service / Weighting: 55%

Quality criterion: Sustainability / Weighting: 5%

Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 40%

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00  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 Agreement will be for a maximum period of up to 4 years.

The initial term of the framework will be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for further periods up to 2 years.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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

A Maximum of 3 Supplier will be awarded to this Lot.

In the event Suppliers under a lot are unable to meet a Customers requirement the Customer shall be able to extend the competition to the other regional Lots on this Agreement.

Customers are able to vary the award weightings at the call-off stage. Please refer to the ITT for details.

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

Regional Lot Covering Mid & West Wales

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72710000

32421000

45314320

32400000

32410000

32412100

32412000

72700000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL


Main site or place of performance:

Powys; Ceredigion.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This procurement exercise is being conducted by the National Procurement Service for Wales NPS), which is hosted by the Welsh Government. NPS acts on behalf of the Welsh public sector to deliver value for money from the procurement of common and repetitive goods and services ‘once for Wales’.

The NPS on behalf of the Welsh public sector wishes to establish a multi lot Framework Agreement for the provision of Structured Cabling Services.

Please note the following are NOT included within the scope of this framework: Network Equipment such as switches, Electrical Wiring, WLAN Points.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality of Service / Weighting: 55%

Quality criterion: Sustainability / Weighting: 5%

Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 40%

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00  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 Agreement will be for a maximum period of up to 4 years.

The initial term of the framework will be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for further periods up to 2 years.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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

A Maximum of 3 Supplier will be awarded to this Lot.

In the event Suppliers under a lot are unable to meet a Customers requirement the Customer shall be able to extend the competition to the other regional Lots on this Agreement.

Customers are able to vary the award weightings at the call-off stage. Please refer to the ITT for details.

Lot No: 6

II.2.1) Title

Geographical Lot Covering the Whole of Wales

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72710000

32421000

45314320

32400000

32410000

32412100

32412000

72700000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL


Main site or place of performance:

All Wales, may include sites in wider UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This procurement exercise is being conducted by the National Procurement Service for Wales NPS), which is hosted by the Welsh Government. NPS acts on behalf of the Welsh public sector to deliver value for money from the procurement of common and repetitive goods and services ‘once for Wales’.

The NPS on behalf of the Welsh public sector wishes to establish a multi lot Framework Agreement for the provision of Structured Cabling Services.

Please note the following are NOT included within the scope of this framework: Network Equipment such as switches, Electrical Wiring, WLAN Points.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality of Service / Weighting: 55%

Quality criterion: Sustainability / Weighting: 5%

Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 40%

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00  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 Agreement will be for a maximum period of up to 4 years.

The initial term of the framework will be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for further periods up to 2 years.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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

A Maximum of 3 Supplier will be awarded to this Lot.

In the event Suppliers under a lot are unable to meet a Customers requirement the Customer shall be able to extend the competition to the other regional Lots on this Agreement.

Customers are able to vary the award weightings at the call-off stage. Please refer to the ITT for details.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and notselected to continue with this procurement process.

Details provided in the tender documentation.

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.2) Conditions related to the contract

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 with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 18

Justification for any framework agreement duration exceeding 4 years: n/a

IV.1.8) Information about 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:

2015/S 151-278770

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 11/04/2016

Local time: 16:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

CY

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 19/08/2016

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/04/2016

Local time: 16:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

The Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation can be accessed via https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk.

- The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.

- Registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User performing the Registration.

- The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation.

- On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a username and will receive a password.

- The Password will be sent by e-mail to the e-mail address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.

- In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.

- Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation.

- If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again.

- Please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform.

- Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).

HOW TO FIND THE ITT:

- Once logged in you must click on ‘ITTs Open to all Suppliers’.

- The etender references for this framework are:

Project: 32740

ITTs

The following ITTs must be completed by all Tenderers wishing to bid for each subject area:

itt_53004 Structured Cabling Services - Community Benefits Submissions

itt_52828 Structured Cabling Services - Qualification Section

Suppliers bidding for Lot 6 (All-Wales) are not able to bid for any other Lots (Lots 1 – 5):

itt_52827 Structured Cabling Services - Lot 6: All Wales

Supplier bidding for Regional Lots 1 – 5 are able to bid for a maximum of 2 Lots.

itt_52826 Structured Cabling Services - Lot 5: Mid & West Wales

itt_52825 Structured Cabling Services - Lot 4: South West Wales

itt_52824 Structured Cabling Services - Lot 3: South East Wales

itt_52823 Structured Cabling Services - Lot 2: North West Wales

itt_52822 Structured Cabling Services - Lot 1: North East Wales

- Click on the title to access summary details of the ITT. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT's’ on the home page.

- You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area.

If you are seeking help on using the etenderwales system please email the bravo solutions helpdesk athelp@bravosolution.co.uk or +44 8003684852

If you require the documentation in an alternative format, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly, who will be able to provide a more suitable format. For example, Braille, Large Print, Word Document or Audio format.

The Welsh Ministers (NPS) will not be liable for any bidder costs arising from the non award of this framework.

(WA Ref:40608)

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. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

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.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)

T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road

Caerphilly

CF83 8WT

UK

Telephone: +44 3007900170

E-mail: NPSICTCategoryTeam@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://npswales.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

08/03/2016


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
11/03/2016 10:10Structured Cabling Event

A meet the buyer event is scheduled for the the following:

Date: 21st March 2016
Time: 10am - 12pm
Location: Waterton Technology Centre, Bridgend, CF31 3WT.

The NPS will provide an overview of the tender, provide guidance on the use of the Bravo system and answer Supplier queries.

If you wish to register to attend the event please contact NPSICTCategoryTeam@wales.gsi.gov.uk.

The slides and responses to questions will be published after the event for those unable to attend.
Main Contact: NPSICTCategoryTeam@wales.gsi.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
32412000Communications networkLocal area network
72700000Computer network servicesIT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
45314320Installation of computer cablingInstallation of telecommunications equipment
32410000Local area networkNetworks
72710000Local area network servicesComputer network services
32421000Network cablingNetwork equipment
32400000NetworksRadio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
32412100Telecommunications networkCommunications network

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1020East Wales
1023Flintshire and Wrexham
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012Gwynedd
1011Isle of Anglesey
1021Monmouthshire and Newport
1024Powys
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018Swansea
1000WALES
1010West Wales and The Valleys

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The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

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