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Integrated Communications System (ICCS).

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Kent Police and Crime Commissioner
Kent Police Headquarters, Sutton Road
For the attention of: Emma Saunders, Kent Police and Essex Police Procurement Services
ME15 9BZ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1474366653
Fax: +44 1474366659

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Public order and safety
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Integrated Communications System (ICCS).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Locations in Kent and Essex
1) Kent Police and Crime Commissioner (and Kent and Medway Fire and Rescue Authority) and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex.
There may be potential other sites in the United Kingdom if the Framework Agreement is taken up by other forces during its term.
Whilst no other forces have given any commitment whatsoever to use the Framework Agreement, The Police and Crime Commissioners and/or the Chief Constables (the contracting authorities) of the following Forces have asked to be named as potential users (Named Authorities) of the Framework Agreement during its term:
Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Cleveland, Devon and Cornwall, Dorset, Durham, Gwent, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, North Wales, South Wales, Dyfed Powys, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Sussex, Surrey, Lancashire, Gloucestershire.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Kent Police and Crime Commissioner (the Authority) in collaboration with Kent and Medway Fire and Rescue Authority and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex (the Related Authorities), is looking to put in place a new Integrated Communication Control System (ICCS), in preparation for the implementation of the Emergency Services Network (ESN).
The purpose of this competition was to establish a 4 year Framework Agreement with a single service provider.
The call-off contracts under the Framework Agreement for the ICCS shall be based on the Crown Commercial Services/Government Legal Services model services contract and will be for up to 9 years duration, made up of an initial term plus optional extensions. There will be an ultimate end date for all call-offs.
Please note the range given in II.2.1 is the lowest contract value and the highest anticipated total value of contracts under the Framework.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000, 72227000, 48000000, 32000000, 48510000, 48900000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Lowest offer 1 245 000 and highest offer 45 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated with a call for competition
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality (breakdown as stated in the tender documentation). Weighting 50
2. Price - Total cost of ownership. Weighting 40
3. Price - Rate Card. Weighting 10
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 119-217690 of 19.6.2015

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 204-371002 of 21.10.2015

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 2015/156
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 3
Number of offers received by electronic means: 3
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

APD Communications Limited
Newlands Centre, Inglemire Lane
HU6 7TQ Hull
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1482808300
Internet address:
Fax: +44 1482803901

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
The Framework Arrangement and subsequent contracts are made in England according to English Law. The contracts are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts except where a Scottish Police Authority is the contracting Authority and in that event the Police Authority may elect to use a Scottish Court.
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000 applies to this Contracting Authority.
The values given in section II.2.1 are the lowest and the highest anticipated range for all contracts under the Framework.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
WC2A 2LL London
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

United Kingdom

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: