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To document 32 post excavation reports and findings. These investigations were commissioned by the department under a contract which was terminated early due to a lack of funding. This contract was subject to an OJEU notice and the Centre for ...

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Department for Communities
Causeway Exchange
Belfast
BT1 2EG
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Archaeological Services - Post Excavation Reports.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71351914
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

To document 32 post excavation reports and findings. These investigations were commissioned by the department under a contract which was terminated early due to a lack of funding. This contract was subject to an OJEU notice and the Centre for Archaeological Fieldwork (CAF), Queen's University Belfast (QUB) were awarded the contract. CAF will now be tasked to finish this work for which they have legal obligation and skills to complete in the appropriate report format. This work will be carried out on a call-off basis for a number of reports as funding becomes available.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 360 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To document 32 post excavation reports and findings. These investigations were commissioned by the department under a contract which was terminated early due to a lack of funding. This contract was subject to an OJEU notice and the Centre for Archaeological Fieldwork (CAF), Queen's University Belfast (QUB) were awarded the contract. CAF will now be tasked to finish this work for which they have legal obligation and skills to complete in the appropriate report format. This work will be carried out on a call-off basis for a number of reports as funding becomes available.

II.2.5)Award criteria
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure without prior publication
  • The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
    • protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights
Explanation:

This contract was subject to an OJEU notice and the Centre for Archaeological Fieldwork (CAF), Queen's University Belfast (QUB) were awarded the contract. CAF will now be tasked to finish this work for which they have legal obligation and skills to complete in the appropriate report format.

IV.1.3)Information about 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: 2013/S 063-105800

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Title:

Archaeological Fieldwork and Support Services

V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of contract award decision:
31/07/2015
V.2.2)Information about tenders
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Queen's University Belfast - Centre for Archaeological Fieldwork
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKN
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 1 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/08/2017