United Kingdom-Exeter: Weather stations

Agency: TED
Level of Government: State & Local
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
Opps ID: NBD00003903213470082
Posted Date: Sep 29, 2017
Due Date: Oct 31, 2017
Solicitation No: 382421-2017
Source: Members Only
29/09/2017 S187 - - Supplies - Contract notice - Open procedure

United Kingdom-Exeter: Weather stations

2017/S 187-382421

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses
Devon County Council
County Hall, Topsham Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Tracey White
Telephone: +44 1392383000
E-mail: tracey.white@devon.gov.uk
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.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
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:

CP1450-17 Road Weather Stations.

Reference number: DN299238
II.1.2) Main CPV code
II.1.3) Type of contract
II.1.4) Short description:

Devon County Council currently has 38 road weather stations situated across the County which are primarily used to support its winter service delivery, but is also of use in managing severe weather emergencies and other highway maintenance activities. These station are generally 10-15 years old with about half being Vaisala ROSA outstations and half being Findlay Irvine (Mk6 or Mk8). 3 sites are more recent and of the latest technology. They each carry a range of sensors. These weather stations communicate with the Vaisala Bureau at Birmingham via GSM, GPRS or a broadband connection. Vaisala currently have a contract to provide a managed data service which includes the collection, archive, quality analysis and presentation of the data. The sites are currently maintained through our Traffic Signal maintenance contractor. It is the intention of this contract to undertake a replacement programme for these sites over the coming five or 6 years, depending on available funding.

II.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2) Description
II.2.1) Title:
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK
Main site or place of performance:

Across the county of Devon.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

Devon County Council is seeking proposals to undertake a replacement programme of its Road Weather Station sites over the next 5 to 6 years. Funding has been secured for the first year of the programme when it is expected that at least seven sites will be replaced to be completed before the end of March 2018. Funding for future years is expected but is not guaranteed and contract extensions may be awarded dependant on continued funds being available.

II.2.5) Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6) Estimated value
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
End: 31/03/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11) Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will be for an initial term up to 31.3.2018 with the option to extend the contract for any period up to six (6) x twelve (12) month extensions at the sole discretion of Devon County Council. The estimated value of this contract is 700 000 GBP based on 6 years 4-month period.

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.2.2) Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: 31/10/2017
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
Date: 31/10/2017
Local time: 12:00

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
Devon County Council
United Kingdom

Internet address: www.devon.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:
TI Title United Kingdom-Exeter: Weather stations
ND Document number 382421-2017
PD Publication date 29/09/2017
OJ OJ S 187
AU Authority name Devon County Council
OL Original language EN
HD Heading - - Supplies - Contract notice - Open procedure
CY Country UK
AA Type of authority 3 - Regional or local authority
HA EU Institution -
DS Document sent 27/09/2017
DT Deadline 31/10/2017
NC Contract 2 - Supplies
PR Procedure 1 - Open procedure
TD Document 3 - Contract notice
RP Regulation 4 - European Union
PC CPV code 38127000 - Weather stations
OC Original CPV code 38127000 - Weather stations
IA Internet address (URL) http://www.devon.gov.uk
DI Directive Public procurement Directive 2014/24/EU


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