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Air-traffic control services. The provision of manned patrols for the control of birds in the vicinity of airfields at RAF Leeming, RAF Topcliffe, RAF Dishforth Airfield, RAF Linton On Ouse and RAF Church Fenton. The contractor shall provide an ...

Contract award notice for contracts in the field of defence and security


Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

DE&S; Commercial, DE&S;
SDE&S; Commercial Commands and Centre - High Wycombe, Nimrod, No 3 Site, Walter's Ash
For the attention of: Ignacio Araujo
HP14 4UE High Wycombe
Telephone: +44 1494494379

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Provision of bird control services - Vale of York
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance


II.1.3)Information on framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Air-traffic control services. The provision of manned patrols for the control of birds in the vicinity of airfields at RAF Leeming, RAF Topcliffe, RAF Dishforth Airfield, RAF Linton On Ouse and RAF Church Fenton. The contractor shall provide an effective and efficient bird control system in accordance with the Manual of Air Traffic Management (MATM), Manual of Airfield Design and Safeguarding (MADS), RAF ATM Force Orders and Technical Bulletin 97/34 to reduce the presence of birds in and around the vicinity of the airfields as specified. Where bird control activity is necessary outside the boundaries of the establishment, the Contractor shall effect liaison directly with occupiers of adjoining land, Bird Control Units (BCUs) at neighbouring stations and other persons and organisations as necessary. The service is to be operated so as to be effective during airfield operating hours.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 1 345 379 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Commercial and contractual compliance. Weighting 75
2. Technical compliance. Weighting 25
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

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 65-106617 of 3.4.2012

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: ACT/04058
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 3
Number of offers received by electronic means: 0
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Serco Limited
Serco House, 11 Bartley Wood Business Park
RG27 9UY Hook
Telephone: +44 1256745900
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 1 345 379 GBP
Excluding VAT
If annual or monthly value:
Number of years: 5
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at

The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

Advertising Regime OJEU: This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and

GO Reference: GO-2013123-DCB-4535453.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

DE&S; Commercial, DE&S;
DE&S; Commercial Commands and Centre - Nimrod, No 3 Site, Walter's Ash
HP14 4UE High Wycombe
Telephone: +44 1494494379

Body responsible for mediation procedures

DE&S; Commercial, DE&S;

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

DE&S; Commercial, DE&S;

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: