Officer Decisions

Procurement Category Manager - Kevin Balding

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to extend the print framework agreement for a period of 12 months

Decision Taken:

To extend all Lots of this framework for a 12 month period with the below organisation(s). The framework extension will commence on 1st September 2016 and end on 31st August 2017.

 

Lot 1 – Forms ordering system (FOS) ordering of letterheads, compliment slips, business cards and forms.

Astra Printing Group 1 Willand Road, Cullompton, EX15 1AP

Lexon Group Rush Drive, Pen-Y-Fan Industrial Estate, Crumlin,

Newport, NP11 3AA

Short Run Press Ltd 25 Bittern Road, Sowton Industrial Estate, Exeter, EX2 7LW

Stormpress Unit 4 Orchard Court, Heron Road, Sowton Industrial Estate

Exeter, EX2 7LL

Swanpress Ltd 8 Ryehill Court, Lodge Farm Industrial Estate, Northampton, NN5 7EU

William Pollard & Co Ltd Oak House, Falcon Road, Sowton, Exeter, EX2 7NU

 

Lot 2 – General commercial printing

Astra Printing Group 1 Willand Road, Cullompton, EX15 1AP

Brightsea Print Group Unit 3 Fair Oak Close, Exeter Airport Business Park, Clyst Honiton, Exeter, EX2 5UL

Deltor Communications Ltd Long Acre, Saltash Parkway,

Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6LZ

Maslands Ltd Unit 12 Howden Industrial Estate, Tiverton, EX16 5HW

Short Run Press Ltd 25 Bittern Road, Sowton Industrial Estate, Exeter, EX2 7LW

Stormpress Unit 4 Orchard Court, Heron Road, Sowton Industrial Estate

Exeter, EX2 7LL

William Pollard & Co Ltd Oak House, Falcon Road, Sowton, Exeter, EX2 7NU

 

Lot 3 – Envelope printing for bulk envelope supplies over 10,000 envelopes

Deltor Communications Ltd Long Acre, Saltash Parkway,

Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6LZ

Latcham Direct Ltd 1 Western Drive, Hengrove, Bristol, BS14 0AF

Mail Solutions UK Ltd 2 Halesfield, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 4QH

Print.uk.com 160 Edinburgh Avenue, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4UE

Stormpress Unit 4 Orchard Court, Heron Road, Sowton Industrial Estate

Exeter, EX2 7LL

 

Lot 4 – Specialist printed products to include exhibition and display printing

Astra Printing Group 1 Willand Road, Cullompton, EX15 1AP

Cedar Group Unit 3 Triton Centre, Premier Way, Abbey Park Ind. Estate, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9DJ

Latcham Direct Ltd 1 Western Drive, Hengrove, Bristol, BS14 0AF

Lexon Group Rush Drive, Pen-Y-Fan Industrial Estate, Crumlin,

Newport, NP11 3AA

Quddos Ltd t/a Peninsular Onesource 17 Batholomew Street, Exeter, EX4 3BG

Signs Express (Exeter) Unit 5 Waterbridge Court, Matford Park Road,

Exeter, EX2 8ED

Stormpress Unit 4 Orchard Court, Heron Road, Sowton Industrial Estate

Exeter, EX2 7LL

 

Lot 5 – Photocopying, short-runs and urgent printing

Astra Printing Group 1 Willand Road, Cullompton, EX15 1AP

Latcham Direct Ltd 1 Western Drive, Hengrove, Bristol, BS14 0AF

Maslands Ltd Unit 12 Howden Industrial Estate, Tiverton, EX16 5HW

Print.uk.com 160 Edinburgh Avenue, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4UE

QuickPrint (SW) Ltd 1 Sweetbrier Lane, Heavitree, Exeter, EX1 3AS

Short Run Press Ltd 25 Bittern Road, Sowton Industrial Estate, Exeter, EX2 7LW

Stormpress Unit 4 Orchard Court, Heron Road, Sowton Industrial Estate

Exeter, EX2 7LL

William Pollard & Co Ltd Oak House, Falcon Road, Sowton, Exeter, EX2 7NU

 

Lot 6 – Plan Printing

Latcham Direct Ltd 1 Western Drive, Hengrove, Bristol, BS14 0AF

Stormpress Unit 4 Orchard Court, Heron Road, Sowton Industrial Estate

Exeter, EX2 7LL

William Pollard & Co Ltd Oak House, Falcon Road, Sowton, Exeter, EX2 7NU

 

Lot 7 – Variable data printing, Security printing and mailing (including photo-cards)

Cedar Group Unit 3 Triton Centre, Premier Way, Abbey Park Ind. Estate, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9DJ

Deltor Communications Ltd Long Acre, Saltash Parkway,

Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6LZ

dsi Billing Services Evolution House, Choats Road, Dagenham, RM9 6BF

Latcham Direct Ltd 1 Western Drive, Hengrove, Bristol, BS14 0AF

Paragon Group UK Ltd Pallion Trading Estate, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR4 6ST

William Pollard & Co Ltd Oak House, Falcon Road, Sowton, Exeter, EX2 7NU

 

Lot 8 – Promotional Goods and Materials

Cedar Group Unit 3 Triton Centre, Premier Way, Abbey Park Ind. Estate, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9DJ

Latcham Direct Ltd 1 Western Drive, Hengrove, Bristol, BS14 0AF

Quddos Ltd t/a Peninsular Onesource 17 Batholomew Street, Exeter, EX4 3BG

William Pollard & Co Ltd Oak House, Falcon Road, Sowton, Exeter, EX2 7NU

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision to extend the contract was made following the completion of an options appraisal and the outcome that extending was the best option at present for Devon County Council.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

An options appraisal was carried out with the following options considered:

  • Devon County Council to re-tender the framework
  • Call-off from a framework agreement already in place
  • Allow the framework to expire and not to put another in place
  • Extend the current framework
Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

No conflicts of interest in relation to the extension of this contract

Contact for enquiries/further information: Louise Baker, Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer, Email: procure@devon.gov.uk, Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date: 1 September 2016

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: members.services@devon.gov.uk