23 Jul 2017

United Kingdom-London: Security services

Type of document: Invitation to tender
Country: United Kingdom
OJEU Ref: (2017/S 138-283436/EN)
Nature of contract: Service contract
Procedure: Open procedure
Regulation of procurement: EU – with participation by GPA countries
Type of bid required: Global bid

Contract notice
Services
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Postal address: King Charles Street
Town: London
Postal code: SW1A 2AH
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2070080932
Email: ame.procurement@fco.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:

I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge,at:
Additional information can be obtained from:
the above mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted:
electronically via:
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.5) Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Provision of Close Protection Service for the British Embassy in Guatemala.

Reference number: CPG/1880/2017
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 79710000
II.1.3) Type of contract: Services
II.1.4) Short Description: Invitation to tender for the Provision of Close Protection for the Embassy in Guatemala for the Ambassador and personnel of the Embassy in official activities, Project 1321 / ITT 1827. All tender documentation will be published, and all substantive communication between the Authority and bidders will be conducted via the FCO’s e-Procurement Portal, Bravo Solution. URL is (requires registration), then navigate to project_1321/itt_1827.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 259107.14 Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.2) Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
79710000

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
Main site or place of performance:
Guatemala.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
Invitation to tender for the Provision of Close Protection for the Embassy in Guatemala for the Ambassador and personnel of the Embassy in official activities, Project 1321 / ITT 1827. All tender documentation will be published, and all substantive communication between the Authority and bidders will be conducted via the FCO’s e-Procurement Portal, Bravo Solution. URL is (requires registration), then navigate to project_1321/itt_1827.
II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value:
Value excluding VAT: 259107.14 Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract,framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewalyes Description of renewals:Provision is given within the contract for the option to extend for an additional 12 months period only.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1) Conditions for participation
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description
IV.1.1) Type of procedure:
Open procedureIV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement(GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 2017-09-01 Local time: 23:59
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:EN
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tender must maintain the tender
Duration in months:2(from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 2017-09-04 Local time: 8:00 Place:Mexico.

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence:
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:At the minimum this will be re-tendered every 3 years.
IV.2) Information about electronic workflows
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Official name: FCO
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:2017-07-19