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UK-Watford: Cultural event organisation services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Watford Borough Council
Town Hall, Watford, WD17 3EX, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1923278370, Email: howard.hughes@watford.gov.uk
Contact: Corporate Procurement Manager
Main Address: http://www.watford.gov.uk, Address of the buyer profile: http://www.watford.gov.uk
NUTS Code: UKH23

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity:
General public services

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Big Beach 2018 and Big Screen 2018
Reference number: Not Provided

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
79952100 - Cultural event organisation services.


II.1.3) Type of contract: WORKS

II.1.4) Short description: The provision of a Big Beach and / or a Big Screen 2018 in Watford town centre. Bidders may bid for one or both elements.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: Yes

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 500,000

Currency:GBP

II.2) Description (lot no. 1)


II.2.1) Title:Big Beach 2018
Lot No:1

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
79952100 - Cultural event organisation services.


II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKH23 - Hertfordshire

Main site or place of performance:
Hertfordshire


II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The provision of a Big Beach in Watford town centre.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Quality criterion - Name: Operational plans, programmes, management and methodology / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: History and Experience / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Health and Safety / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Social Value / Weighting: 5

Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 40


II.2.11) Information about options
Options: No


II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No


II.2.14) Additional information: Not Provided

II.2) Description (lot no. 2)


II.2.1) Title:Big Screen 2018
Lot No:2

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
79952100 - Cultural event organisation services.


II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKH23 - Hertfordshire

Main site or place of performance:
Hertfordshire


II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The provision of a Big Screen in Watford town centre

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Quality criterion - Name: Operational plans, programmes, management and methodology / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: History and Experience / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Health and Safety / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Social Value / Weighting: 5

Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 40


II.2.11) Information about options
Options: No


II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No


II.2.14) Additional information: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No


IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJEU: 2017/S 197-404121



IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: Not Provided
Lot Number: 1
Title: Big Beach

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 29/01/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2 (SME - as defined in Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC)
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
A&K Events Ltd
Le Shack, 67a Watford Road, Kings Langley, Watford, WD4 8DY, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1923270121, Email: ali@akevents.co.uk
Internet address: www.aandkevents.co.uk
NUTS Code: UKH23
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot: 250,000
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No


Award Of Contract (No.2)

Contract No: Not Provided
Lot Number: 2
Title: Big Screen

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 29/01/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2 (SME - as defined in Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC)
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
Vortex Events Ltd
Unit 8 Sutherland Court, Brownfields Industrial estate, 188 The Ridgeway, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1BJ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7931731760, Email: matt@vortexhire.co.uk
Internet address: www.vortexhire.co.uk
NUTS Code: UKH23
The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot: 250,000
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Watford Borough Council
Town Hall, Watford, WD17 3EX, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1923278370, Email: howard.hughes@watford.gov.uk
Internet address: http://www.watford.gov.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 01/02/2018






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