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Supply of Street Lighting Luminaires.

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council
Corporate Procurement, Muncipal Buildings
For the attention of: Angela Lench
TS18 1LD Stockton-on-Tees
Telephone: +44 1642526180

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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
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 by the contracting authority:
Supply of Street Lighting Luminaires.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKC1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 7 000 000 and 20 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Street-lighting equipment. The contract is for the supply of luminaires using Light-Emitting Diode (LED) technology and electronic dimmable ballast.
The luminaires will be fitted to the existing lighting columns by the Contracting Authority's nominated Contractor/Direct Services (DS), therefore installation will not be a requirement of this contract. The lantern shall be of aluminium construction and it would be preferable that a 350ma Driver is used however the Contracting Authority will consider other options. The colour temperature of the supplied luminaire will fall within the range of 3600K and 4400K.
The Contracting Authority wish to develop innovative solutions which are environmentally, economically and socially sustainable and in particular to realise the value of waste as a natural resource. The Contractor must ensure that any residual waste is sustainably managed and limits its contribution to climate change.
The tender process is being carried out by Stockton on Tees Borough Council on behalf of Stockton on Tees Borough Council, however both Darlington Borough Council and Hartlepool Borough Council will have the opportunity to use this framework agreement. Each authority will use the contract as a framework to act individually making direct arrangements with the suppliers.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The Contracting Authority requires Luminaires to upgrade the Contracting Authority's residential and main road street lighting. All equipment shall be approved for use under the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) Unmetered Supplies Arrangements and shall have all necessary UMSUG codes.
There are an estimated number of 27600 street lights in Contracting Authority's Street Lighting Carbon Reduction Project. The Contracting Authority wish to use light-emitting diode (LED) technology to upgrade the existing street lights and achieve a reduction in energy consumption and CO2 emissions.
This figure is provided for guidance only and is not warranted and / or guaranteed. The Contracting Authority reserve the right to purchase a greater or lesser amount.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds and other forms of appropriate security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
To be set out in the tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
To be set out in the tender documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be 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
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
19.3.2014 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

All correspondence relating to this tender opportunity should be made via the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) Portal. To obtain documents please log onto the NEPO Portal, via and locate the Stockton on Tees Borough Council tender for this provision through the search facility. You will then be required to register your interest in the tender. If you are not registered you will need to complete the free of charge registration process before registering your interest and accessing the documents. Should you experience any technical difficulties please contact the NEPO Helpdesk on +44 1912613940. Once registered, all questions should be addressed via the Q&A; facility on the NEPO portal.

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GO Reference: GO-201425-PRO-5440353
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council
Municipal Buildings, Church Road

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: