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Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) is a public sector Programme supported by the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and working with the broadband supply market to provide enhanced broadband infrastructure across the CDS ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Somerset County Council
County Hall, Topsham Road
Exeter
EX2 4QD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Iain Perkins
Telephone: +44 1392383000
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.devon.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.devon.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

CP1194-15 Connecting Devon and Somerset - Superfast Extension Programme Phase 2.

Reference number: DN168641
II.1.2)Main CPV code
32000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) is a public sector Programme supported by the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and working with the broadband supply market to provide enhanced broadband infrastructure across the CDS area.

This opportunity is part of the Superfast Extension Programme (CDS Phase 2) with a second amount of public money to further extend the NGA Network, on a gap-funding basis.

The aim of this OJEU Open tender process is to competitively select a supplier to deliver the outcome specification detailed in the tender documents.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 22 000 000.00 GBP / Highest offer: 29 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Upper CDS

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is the area of northern Somerset running from Weston- Super-Mare through to Exmoor, covering the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Value and pricing / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 60
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: yes
Identification of the project: ERDF.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

North Moor

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is north western Devon stretching between Exmoor, Dartmoor and the Cornish border. It includes Tamar Valley World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the north Devon Biosphere Reserve / Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Value and pricing / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 60
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: yes
Identification of the project: ERDF.
II.2.14)Additional information

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
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 129-231352
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: CP1194-15 Connecting Devon & Somerset — Superfast Extension Programme Phase 2
Lot No: 1
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
19/06/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 3
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Gigaclear PLC
07476617
Windrush Court
Abingdon
OX14 1SY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865591151
NUTS code: UKK

Internet address:https://www.gigaclear.com/

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 15 000 000.00 GBP / Highest offer: 19 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: CP1194-15 Connecting Devon & Somerset — Superfast Extension Programme Phase 2
Lot No: 4
Title:

North Moor

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
24/04/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Airband Community Internet Ltd
07114545
Saint Mary's Street
Worcester
WR1 1HB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1905676121
NUTS code: UKK

Internet address:https://www.airband.co.uk/

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 7 000 000.00 GBP / Highest offer: 10 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Somerset County Council
c/o Devon Procurement Services, County Hall, Topsham Road
Exeter
EX2 4QD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1392383000

Internet address:www.somerset.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22/06/2017