UK-Colchester: Banking services.

UK-Colchester: Banking services.

Section I: Contracting Authority
Title: UK-Colchester: Banking services.
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Colchester Borough Council
Rowan House, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, CO3 3WG, United Kingdom

I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
Regional or local authority

I.3) Main activity:
General Public Services

I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: No

Section II: Object Of The Contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Banking Services
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works:

Service Category: 6

Region Codes: UKH3 - Essex
II.1.3)Information about a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:
Not Provided
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Banking services. Financial transaction processing and clearing-house services. Colchester Borough Council is tendering for the provision of Banking Services. The proposed contract is to commence on 1st April 2014 and run for a period of 5 years. The Council will require the option to extend the contract for a further 2 years.

The service required includes the maintenance of bank accounts, cash and cheque handling, cheque encashment facilities, BACS transaction processing and other money transmission services associated with local authority banking arrangements. The Council will also require an internet banking service for balance/transaction reporting and payment initiation.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary:
66110000 - Banking services.
66172000 - Financial transaction processing and clearing-house services.
II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): Yes

II.2)Total Final Value Of Contract(s)
II.2.1) Total final value of the contract(s)
Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open
IV.2)Award Criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria: The most economically advantageous tender in terms of:

Criteria - Weighting

Price - 60
Quality - 40

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No

IV.3)Administrative Information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: CUS-DG-0003
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: No

Section V: Award Of Contract

1: Award And Contract Value
Contract No: CUS-DG-0003

V.1)Date Of Contract Award: 01/04/2014
V.2) Information About Offers
Number Of Offers Received: 3
Number Of Offers Received By Electronic Means: 3
V.3)Name And Address Of Economic Operator To Whom The Contract Has Been Awarded:
Official name: Lloyds Bank
Postal address: Forth Floor, Gresham Street
Town: London
Postal code: EC2V 7HN
Country: United Kingdom
V.4)Information On Value Of Contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract
Value: 142,430
Currency: GBP

V.5)Information about subcontracting:
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: Not Provided

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1)Information about European Union funds:
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

VI.2)Additional Information:
To obtain the Tender Documents, suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code:QN3768N83T.

Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially as you will need to upload documents. In addition to submitting the electronic copy a hard copy of your Tender must be sent to the address detailed in the Document. The closing date for submitting both the electronic and hard copies of your response is 12:00 (noon) on 15th October 2013.

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VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
The Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 02079476000
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals: This Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 Calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI2006 No 5) (As amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales & Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months)
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not Provided

VI.4)Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 12/05/2014