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UK-LONDON: Auditing services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Floor 1, 100 Parliament Street, LONDON, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Contact: Margaret Christensen
Main Address:

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity:
Other activity: Other: Telecommunications

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: DCMS National Voucher Scheme: Field Force Audit Service
Reference number: 101063

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
79212000 - Auditing services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: DCMS launched the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme (¿the Scheme¿) on 27 March 2018 across all postcode areas in the UK. As part of the Scheme¿s value for money controls, there is a requirement to conduct audits of certain completed installations to confirm that the installations are compliant with the terms of the Scheme.

DCMS are seeking to appoint a Supplier to gather the specified information about certain broadband installations across the UK which have been funded (or part-funded) by the Scheme. Other programmes across the department requiring field force audits may be included during the contract period.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 1,000,000


II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
32522000 - Telecommunications equipment.
32412000 - Communications network.
32412100 - Telecommunications network.
32400000 - Networks.
35123000 - Site-identification equipment.
32420000 - Network equipment.

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: DCMS Voucher Scheme: Field Force Audit Service

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Not Provided

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: Yes
Description of these options:The Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend the Contract for a further 12 months.

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: Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

IV.1.8) Information about the 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
Not Provided

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: 101063
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: DCMS National Vocucher Scheme Field Force Services

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 10/08/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
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: 6

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
Campbell & Kennedy Limited
Unit 11 Telford Court 9 South Avenue, Clydebank Business Park, Clydebank, G81 2NR, United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 1,000,000
Total value of the contract/lot: 1,000,000
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: Background: Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN) Programme
Through Broadband Delivery UK's (BDUK's, part of DCMS) the LFFN Programme aims to stimulate commercial investment in full fibre networks across the whole of the UK landscape, including rural and urban locations in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, by demonstrating approaches that encourage additional private investment and by making sustainable commercial deployments viable.
The Contracting Authority considers that this Contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Royal Courts of Justice
LONDON, WC1A 2LL, United Kingdom

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
Royal Courts of Justice
LONDON, WC1A 2LL, United Kingdom

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: OJEU procedures include a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the Contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of a Contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly.

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 05/09/2018

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