UK-Preston: Permanent message signs.

UK-Preston: Permanent message signs.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Places for People Group Limited
4 The Pavilions, Port Way, Preston, PR2 2YB, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1772897200, Email:
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:

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:
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity:
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Places for People - Group Signage
Reference number: Not Provided

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
31523200 - Permanent message signs.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES

II.1.4) Short description: Places for People are seeking to appoint a provider of signage that consistently meet the standards required. The successful supplier will need to be able to provide a wide range of products to meet the varying requirements of Places for People as well as provide UK-wide service. As such, Places for People wish to form a Signage Agreement which will be utilised and owned by Places for People and run for an initial period of 2 years, with optional extension of 2 periods of one year each.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 1,040,000


II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Places for People Signage Agreement

Places for People are seeking to appoint a single provider of signage and installation services for an initial period of 2 years, which consistently meet the standards required. The successful supplier will need to be able to provide a wide range of products to meet the varying requirements of Places for People

The principle of the Signage Agreement is to group products that Places for People require ensuring quality and value
for money. The agreement will be owned by Places for People. It is a minimum requirement that the successful supplier will be able to provide a whole UK-wide service.

Please note the successful supplier should also adhere to health and safety and waste requirements and involvement of local suppliers in supply chain and agreement to KPIs.

Places for People specific signage for our sites, schemes and offices and includes signage for marketing, site wayfinding and general office signage. All products supplied in this agreement shall be, of the required state and condition, fit for the purpose for which they are intended free from minor defects, safe and durable.

End to end supply chain control processes must be in place to ensure consistent quality, back up warranties and guarantees. All suppliers shall take an informed approach to ensure responsible procurement in the sourcing of all materials and shall ensure they are produced in ethical and environmentally considerate ways.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 65

Cost criterion - Name: Cost / Weighting: 35

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

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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: 2021/S 000-005094

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: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 11/10/2021

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 24
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 24 (SME - as defined in Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC)
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 24
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 24

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

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

Contractor (No.1)
Interplan Sign Systems Ltd, 04595025
Unit 2, Taylors Business Centre, Hownsgill Drive, Consett, DH8 9HU, United Kingdom
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: 1,040,000
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
Crown Commercial Services
1 Horse Guards Road, London, SW1A 2HQ, United Kingdom

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom

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
Crown Commercial Services
1 Horse Guards Road, London, SW1A 2HQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1772897200

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 27/10/2021