14 Jan 2018

United Kingdom-London: Framework Agreement for Security Consultants in support of the GIS

Type of document: Contract Awards
Country: United Kingdom
OJEU Ref: (2018/S 009-016159/EN)
Nature of contract: Service contract
Procedure: Open procedure
Regulation of procurement: EU – with participation by GPA countries
Type of bid required: Not applicable

Contract award notice
Services
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: The Arts Council England
Postal address: 21 Bloomsbury St, Bloomsbury
Town: London
Postal code: WC1B 3HF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Zobair Mehmood
Telephone: +44 8453006200
Email: zobair.mehmood@artscouncil.org.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity
Recreation culture and religion

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Framework Agreement for Security Consultants in support of the GIS

Reference number: ACE 065 ITT
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 79700000
II.1.3) Type of contract Services
II.1.4) Short Description: The purpose of this procurement was to establish a framework agreement of up to 6 contractors to provide Security Consultants to carry out ad-hoc security and risk assessments in support of the work of Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Security Adviser for the Government Indemnity Scheme. The Security Consultants will support the National Security Adviser to ensure that institutions intending to use Government Indemnity for loans are able to comply with the scheme conditions, as set out in Annex D and E of the Scheme Guidelines (see non-national institution guidelines at ).
II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7) Total value of the procurement(excluding VAT)
Value:220833.33
Currency:GBP
II.2) Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
Main CPV code: 79700000
Main CPV code: 79720000

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code: UK
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
Consultants to carry out ad-hoc security and risk assessments in support of the work of Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Security Adviser for the Government Indemnity Scheme. The Security Consultants will support the National Security Adviser to ensure that institutions intending to use Government Indemnity for loans are able to comply with the Scheme conditions, as set out in Annex D and E of the Scheme Guidelines (see non-national institution guidelines at ).
The Security Consultant will report directly to the National Security Advisor.
The framework agreement will continue until 31.3.2019, unless it is terminated in accordance with its terms. Arts Council England may extend the Term by 2 successive period(s) of 12 months each, provided it has given the Contractor notice of the same at least 3 month(s) prior to the expiry of the Term.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion – Name: Quality/Weighting:90 %
Cost criterion – Name: Price/Weighting:10 %
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

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description
IV.1.1) Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement(GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S:2017/S 199-409796
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
Section V: Award of contract
Contract No: ACE 065
A contract/lot is awarded yes
V.2) Award of contract
V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract:2018-01-02
V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received:10
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Acanthurus Limited
Town: Ockley
Country: United Kingdom
Nuts code:
The contractor is an SME yes
Official name: Design Security Limited
Town: Abergavenny
Country: United Kingdom
Nuts code:
The contractor is an SME yes
Official name: Gough Consultants Limited
Town: Pershore
Country: United Kingdom
Nuts code:
The contractor is an SME yes
Official name: Ian Johnson Associates Limited
Town: Farnham
Country: United Kingdom
Nuts code:
The contractor is an SME yes
Official name: Instrom Limited
Town: North Crawley
Country: United Kingdom
Nuts code:
The contractor is an SME yes
Official name: Trident Manor Limited
Town: Newton Aycliffe
Country: United Kingdom
Nuts code:
The contractor is an SME yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot(excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot:220833.33
Currency:GBP

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Official name: The High Court
Postal address: The Royal Courts of Justice
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:
2018-01-10