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The services to be provided are investigation, testing, reporting and advising in the following areas of activity.Group A Laboratory and Site Testing.Group B Pavement Surveys and Condition Assessment.Group C Utility Compliance Testing.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cumbria County Council
Corporate Procurement, Parkhouse Building, Kingmoor Park
For the attention of: Abi Lindsay
CA6 4SJ Carlisle
Telephone: +44 1228221745

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Cumbria Highways Based Sampling and Testing Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: This contract is let on behalf of CumbriaCounty Council and is also open to, and may be used by, other local authorities and associated public sectorbodies, located within Cumbria and the North West of England. These include, but are not restricted to, CarlisleCity Council, South Lakeland District Council, Barrow in Furness District Council, Eden District Council,Copeland District Council, Allerdale District Council and the Lake District National Park Authority.

NUTS code UKD1

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 services to be provided are investigation, testing, reporting and advising in the following areas of activity.
Group A Laboratory and Site Testing.
Group B Pavement Surveys and Condition Assessment.
Group C Utility Compliance Testing.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71900000, 71000000, 71621000, 71311210

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

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
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 205-337498 of 24.10.2012

Section V: Award of contract

Lot title: Cumbria Highways Based Sampling and Testing Services.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Unit 7, Cowling Business Park, Canal Side
PR6 0QL Chorley

V.4)Information on value of contract
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
VI.2)Additional information:
Cumbria County Council is fully supportive of all aspects of diversity including ethnicity, race, religion, age,gender, disability and sexual orientation. In this respect, Cumbria County Council welcomes expressions ofinterest from the ethnic minority, disabled and other diverse business communities and the voluntary sector.Contractors are therefore required to fully comply with all statutory obligations/applicable legislation and therewill be a requirement to participate in the Authority's periodic supplier audits on all aspects of diversity.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Alan Ratcliffe
Cumbria County Council The Courts
CA3 8NA Carlisle
Telephone: +44 1228606060

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: