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Provision of Marketing Print Services to the NI Colleges of Further and Higher Education.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Southern Regional College
Patrick Street
Contact point(s): Southern Regional College
For the attention of: Jenny Wilson
BT358DN Newry
Telephone: +44 2830259769

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
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: yes

Belfast Metropolitan College
7 Queens Road
BT3 9DT Belfast

North West Regional College
Strand Road
BT48 7AL Londonderry

Northern Regional College
Farm Lodge Buildings
BT43 7DF Ballymena

South West College
2 Mountjoy Road
BT79 7AH Omagh

South Eastern Regional College
39 Castle Street
BT27 4SU Lisburn

Southern Regional College
Patrick Street
BT35 8DN Newry

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Provision of Marketing Print Services to the NI Colleges of Further and Higher Education.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code
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)
This Tender was issued by Southern Regional College [the College] on 24.10.2013 for the appointment of provider of Marketing Print Services to the Northern Ireland Colleges of Further and Higher Education:
- Belfast Metropolitan College Northern Regional College North West Regional College
- South Eastern Regional College Southern Regional College South West College
This tender exercise was managed by Southern Regional College on behalf of the Participants who are the six Northern Ireland Further and Higher Education Colleges.The role of the Southern Regional College was to facilitate the collaborative procurement.The day-to-day working relationships shall be between the appointed print supplier and the individual Participants.
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): no
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. Contract Management. Weighting 3
2. Quality Assurance. Weighting 3
3. Delivery. Weighting 2
4. Price. Weighting 12
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: 2013/S 209-362418 of 26.10.2013

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 5
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

W & G Baird
Greystone Press, Caulside Drive
BT41 2RS Antrim
Telephone: +44 2894463911
Internet address:
Fax: +44 2894466250

V.4)Information on value of contract
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: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Southern Regional College
West Campus, Patrick Street
BT35 8DN Newry
Internet address:

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority incorporated a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract was communicated to tenderers. That notification provided full information on the award decision. The standstill period was for a minimum of 10 calendar days to provide time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract was entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (Northern Ireland).
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: