DfI Roads and Rivers - Provision of Roads Winter Service and Foyle Bridge Wind Speed Forecasting Services

Publication reference: 2021/S 000-021700
Publication date: 2 September 2021

F03: Contract award notice

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Department for Infrastructure

Clarence Court Adelaide Street

Belfast

BT2 8GB

Email

pb2@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)
Main address

https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Buyer's address

https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

one.1) Name and addresses

Department for Infrastructure

Clarence Court Adelaide Street

Belfast

BT2 8GB

Email

pb2@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)
Main address

https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Buyer's address

https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

one.2) Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority

one.5) Main activity

General public services


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

DfI Roads and Rivers - Provision of Roads Winter Service and Foyle Bridge Wind Speed Forecasting Services

Reference number

CfT2560748

two.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 71351600 - Weather-forecasting services
two.1.3) Type of contract

Services

two.1.4) Short description

The Department wishes to employ a suitably experienced and resourced forecasting supplier to deliver bespoke winter road weather forecasts during the winter service period and to deliver a bespoke wind speed forecast / alerting service for Foyle Bridge in Londonderry throughout the year.

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: £550,000

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 71351600 - Weather-forecasting services
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UKN - Northern Ireland
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Department wishes to employ a suitably experienced and resourced forecasting supplier to deliver bespoke winter road weather forecasts during the winter service period and to deliver a bespoke wind speed forecast / alerting service for Foyle Bridge in Londonderry throughout the year.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Mandatory Requirements / Weighting: Pass/Fail

Price - Weighting: 100

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

Open procedure

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number: 2021/S 000-014883


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

1

Title

DfI Roads and Rivers - Provision of Roads Winter Service and Foyle Bridge Wind Speed Forecasting Services

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

1 September 2021

five.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: 1

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

METEOGROUP UK LIMITED

46 Chancery Lane

LONDON

WC2A 1JE

Email

proposals@dtn.com

Telephone

+44 2039660300

Country

Netherlands

NUTS code
  • NL - Netherlands
Internet address

https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £550,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £550,000


Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

Contract Monitoring. The successful contractor’s performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. Contractors not delivering on contract requirements is a serious matter. It means the public purse is not getting what it is paying for. If a contractor fails to reach. satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach. satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in DfI for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance and the contract may be terminated.. The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions. being undertaken by Centres of Procurement Expertise on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a. period of twelve months from the date of issue of the certificate.

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

Hight Court, Royal Courts of Justice

BELFAST

Country

United Kingdom