II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
This contract relates to the maintenance of TfL’s road tunnels and highway pump stations. The requirement involves cyclic and routine maintenance including renewals, safety inspections, cleaning, mechanical, electrical and control activities associated with tunnel, intelligent transport systems (ITS) and pump station apparatus.
This contract interfaces with the London Highway Maintenance and projects framework (the subject of contract notice 2019/S 120-292911) and therefore will align with the framework term of 8 years, with an option to extend up to a further 4 years.
The contract scope includes:
— maintenance of tunnel communications and traffic equipment associated with the tunnels such as closure barriers, traffic signals, traffic detection loops, over-height vehicle detectors, lane control signs, variable message signs, enhanced message signs, matrix signs, Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras (analogue and digital cameras, columns and mounting systems and associated encoding and transmission equipment), emergency roadside telephones, video automated incident detection cameras, local CCTV and incident recording equipment, radio rebroadcast with break-in facilities, loud speaker public address (PA), leaky feeder and antenna based radio communication systems for the re-broadcast domestic frequency modulation (FM), amplitude modulation (AM), digital audio broadcasting (DAB) services, emergency service radio systems and private mobile radio (PMR) systems:
— maintenance of all mechanical and electrical apparatus in the tunnels and 106 pump stations,
— leading, managing and carrying out the planned preventive maintenance programme and works,
— maintenance of IP network infrastructure made up of fibre optic and coper cabling and managed switches handling, multicast Internet Protocol (IP), Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Virtual Local Area Network (VLANS), Quality of Service (QoS),
— liaising and co-ordinating with TfL for tunnel operations, tunnel control and traffic management,
— cleaning the tunnels, independently mounted traffic equipment and pump stations for safe operation,
— monitoring and responding to all faults and incidents using TfL’s fault management system,
— providing vehicle recovery services at specified tunnels,
— carrying out safety inspections and checks,
— maintaining asset inventory and condition data,
— carrying out minor capital renewals,
— corrective maintenance and fault rectification, including 24/7 emergency response to incidents,
— replacement of redundant apparatus,
— decommissioning and removal/disposal of redundant apparatus,
— reinstatement of damaged apparatus,
— compliance with health and safety duties and requirements,
— civil engineering works associated with on-street tunnel outstation assets, and
— any ancillary or incidental works, services or supplies related to the scope described above.
The tunnels in scope under this contract are:
— A102 Blackwall Northbound,
— A102 Blackwall Southbound,
— A101 Rotherhithe,
— A12 Green Man,
— A12 George Green,
— A12 Eastway,
— A3211 Upper Thames Street,
— A2 Eltham Tunnel,
— A406 Fore Street,
— A40 Hangar Lane.
The below tunnels are currently part of a design, build, finance, operate (DBFO) agreement which expires in 2030. The contract to which this contract notice relates also includes in scope some restricted responsibilities on the below 2 tunnels, as described in the procurement documents:
— A1203 Limehouse Link,
— A1261 East India Dock.
Due to the optional extension of up to 4 years, the contract includes a right for TfL to require the provision of works, services and/or supplies to which this contract notice relates to the 2 tunnels above, upon expiry of the DBFO agreement in 2030.
The contract also includes in scope, a right for TfL to require the provision of works, services and/or supplies to which this contract notice relates, in whole or in part on Silvertown tunnel upon opening in 2025 (earliest).
All more particularly described in the procurement documents.
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: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals:
The scope of the services required by the contract is a continuing requirement by TfL. Such services will continue to be required following expiry of this contract but the procurement and contracting strategy may change.
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted:
II.2.11) Information about options
Description of options:
TfL may extend the initial 8-year term for up to 4 additional years. TfL may exercise a break clause at the end of year 4 at TfL’s discretion. TfL may require the provision of works, services and/or supplies to which this contract notice relates on A1261 East India Dock Tunnel and A1203 Limehouse Link Tunnel upon expiry of the DBFO contract and in whole or in part upon opening of Silvertown Tunnel.
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds:
II.2.14) Additional information
The values in Section II.1.5) and Section II.2.6) represent the maximum estimated value of works, services and/or supplies anticipated across the 12-year period (should TfL choose to extend beyond the initial 8-year period). The estimated total value range may be 150 000 000 to 200 000 000 GBP.