Avanti Regional Development Centres Audio Visual Technology

Publication reference: 2021/S 000-001470
Publication date: 25 January 2021

F05: Contract notice – utilities

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

FIRST TRENITALIA WEST COAST RAIL LIMITED

4th Floor Capital House, 25 Chapel Street

LONDON

NW1 5DH

Contact

Kimberly Harling

Email

kimberly.harling@firstgroup.com

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es)
Main address

www.firstgroupplc.com

one.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at

http://procurement.gwr.com

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the above-mentioned address

one.6) Main activity

Railway services


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Avanti Regional Development Centres Audio Visual Technology

two.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 60210000 - Public transport services by railways
two.1.3) Type of contract

Services

two.1.4) Short description

Avanti (AWC) is looking to upgrade existing and new regional development centres audio visual equipment with a view to improving the learning and development offering within the train operating company. AWC is looking for expressions of interest from parties that can help deliver integrated solutions to facilitate the delivery of superior training enviroments.

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £400,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes

UK - UNITED KINGDOM

Main site or place of performance

Regional development centres are located in;

Crewe

Euston

Glasgow

Coventry

Carlisle

Holyhead

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Avanti (AWC) is looking to upgrade existing and new regional development centres audio visual equipment with a view to improving the learning and development offering within the train operating company. AWC is looking for expressions of interest from parties that can help deliver integrated solutions to facilitate the delivery of superior training enviroments.

It is intended that the solution be purchased and all equipment ultimately be owned by Avanti. The interested parties will need to ensure that they can integrate with existing Avanti IT systems and processes. Parties will need to have the capability to design, engineer and install professional audio visual solutions capable of delivering high quality training enviroment learning outcomes.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £400,000

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

6

This contract is subject to renewal

No

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date

11 March 2021

Local time

5:00pm

four.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

15 April 2021

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

English


Section six. Complementary information

six.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

six.3) Additional information

- No PQQ/CSR documentation will be available until shortly after the expiry of this Contract Notice

- Only suppliers shortlisted at the PQQ/CSR stage will receive a copy of the Tender

- For the avoidance of doubt, First Trenitalia West Coast Rail Ltd "Avanti" ('AWC') is not a utility or a contracting authority for the purposes of the Utilities Contract Regulations 2016 and this notice is published voluntarily for publicity purposes only

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

FIRST TRENITALIA WEST COAST RAIL LIMITED

4th Floor Capital House, 25 Chapel Street

LONDON

NW1 5DH

Country

United Kingdom