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The formation of a joint venture company to encompass the supply of CCTV hardware and the commercial development of CCTV network monitoring and associated services.

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Huntingdonshire District Councils
HDC C/2017/159
Huntingdon District Council, Pathfinder House, St Marys Street
PE29 3TN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Chris Stopford
NUTS code: UKH12

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

CCTV Commercialisation.

Reference number: DN289305
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The formation of a joint venture company to encompass the supply of CCTV hardware and the commercial development of CCTV network monitoring and associated services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH12
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority is seeking to let a five year concession contract (with the option to extend for a further period up to 31.5.2024) with a single provider for the formation of a joint venture company to encompass the supply of CCTV hardware and the commercial development of CCTV network monitoring and associated services.

Huntingdonshire District Council currently operates a Public Space Surveillance CCTV System utilising cameras communicating with a control room via a combination of BT fibre optic cable, and wireless communications. The Council also has a shared service agreement with Cambridge City Council to monitor and maintain their camera network, the images for which are transmitted to the Huntingdonshire District Council monitoring centre via fibre optic cable.

The Council has committed to ensuring that the resilience of its public space surveillance CCTV system, and its arrangements with Cambridge City Council are secured and where possible enhanced. In doing so, the Council has decided to seek out opportunities to:

- Improve the resilience of its current operations, and those of its partners.

- To Look at opportunities to upgrade its existing cameras and communication links by investing in new cameras, implementing a wireless communication network and moving away from its existing hard wired system. Where wireless technology is not possible, a ‘hub and spoke’ solution will be considered.

- To upgrade its CCTV suite by replacing control room facilities and systems, and where necessary to facilitate complete system integration any upgrades to the transmission equipment if its partners.

- To look to the market for a joint venture partner who is able to support the Council's aspirations, to bring opportunities for new business within the control room and enhance opportunities for efficient procurement of capital equipment.

- To develop a framework arrangement for the procurement of cameras, communication links, and other CCTV infrastructure for the duration of the contract, accessible by Huntingdonshire District Council and its partners.

This shall enable the CCTV service to:

- Reduce annual communications costs;

- Reduce annual maintenance costs;

- Minimise capital costs for installing new cameras;

- Improve image quality, including the evidential quality of images shared with law enforcement partners;

- Increase flexibility;

- Increase service resilience;

- Enable new income streams.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
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: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 07/08/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Huntingdonshire District Council
United Kingdom
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: