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Quotations Sought For Delivery of Part One of Explore More- Explore Strabane Project.Tour Guide Script Writer / Director.Strabane District Council requires the creation of a tour guiding product to illustrate stories from the locale.Project ...

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Strabane District Council
47 Derry Road, Co. Tyrone
Contact point(s): Culture,Arts & Leisure
For the attention of: Philip McShane
BT82 8DY Strabane
Telephone: +44 287138444

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
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
Explore More- Explore Strabane Project Tour Guide Script Writer / Director.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 26: Recreational, cultural and sporting services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northern Ireland.

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)
Quotations Sought For Delivery of Part One of Explore More- Explore Strabane Project.
Tour Guide Script Writer / Director.
Strabane District Council requires the creation of a tour guiding product to illustrate stories from the locale.
Project Summary.
This tour guide product is a key element within a Rural Development Programme project entitled ‘Explore More - Explore Strabane and the Sperrins’. The project is designed to develop a tour guiding product for Strabane District, utilising the natural, cultural and historical assets of the local area. The tour guiding product should be an authentic, memorable and enjoyable experience providing an illustration of stories, myths and legends unique to this place. Strabane District Council will recruit up to 20 potential tour guides. These individuals will be trained in the delivery of the tour guiding product.
Your Role.
Your role will be to liaise with the Tourism Officer of Strabane District Council in the selection and development of six stories, themes and/or characters from the local area. You will create and agree scripts for each of these six stories in partnership with the Tourism Officer.
Upon compilation of the final scripts you will direct the tour guides in the delivery of the tour guiding product. They should receive instruction in relation to the script, their movement and overall delivery of the guiding product. It is envisaged that each of these stories will take approximately 15 minutes for the tour guide to deliver in practice.
This project will incorporate a film element to include the provision of a training resource DVD and a series of internet ready short films based on the six selected stories. It is envisaged that you will have an input with regards to the creation of these resources to include:
- Training Resource: to liaise with the film maker to make provision of directors notes and instruction for inclusion on the training DVD,
- Promotional Films: to be produced in a docudrama format you will create the narration script and liaise with the film maker in the utilisation of the tour guiding product for these six short films. It is envisaged that these six films will be approximately 5 - 10 minutes in length.
The Timetable.
The final scripts will be completed and direction provided to the tour guides before Friday 23rd March 2012.
Quotation Format.
Your quotation should detail the following:
- relevant qualifications and experience,
- methodology - how will you deliver this project? Including proposed schedule,
- full and final costs, including all travel and subsistence.
Quotation Deadline.
Quotations must be received by Wednesday 22.2.2012 at 5pm. Quotations should be returned to:
Mr Philip McShane.
Tourism Officer.
Alley Arts Centre.
Railway Street.
Co. Tyrone.

BT82 8EF .

II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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)

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. Value for money. Weighting 40
2. Experience/ qualifications/ track record. Weighting 10
3. Understanding of brief/ ability to meet specification. Weighting 40
4. Completion schedule. Weighting 10
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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 31-050311 of 15.2.2012

Section V: Award of contract

Lot title: Explore More Explore Strabane & The Sperrins Director Script Writer.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 9
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

12 Corcreevy Drive, Richill
BT61 9QU Armagh

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 1 810 GBP
Including VAT. VAT rate (%) 20
V.5)Information about subcontracting

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Rural Developmement Programme.
VI.2)Additional information:
(MT Ref:88671).
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Strabane District Council
47 Derry Road
BT82 8DY Strabane
Telephone: +44 287138444
Internet address:

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: