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Freedom of Information Request

Lamppost banner advertising contract matters

Received: 9 June 2021

This request is made under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulations and is submitted on behalf of Friern Barnet & Whetstone Residents' Association.

This request relates to the Council's contractual arrangements for borough wide advertising .

At the meeting of the Council's Environment Committee of 13 September
2018 the Committee resolved-

'10. Provision of Bus Shelters, automatic toilets and borough wide advertising
[ ]
2. To approve the advertising policy attached at Appendix 2.
3. To delegate authority to the Strategic Director for Environment
to:
(a) Grant consent under the Highway Act 1980 for the erection of objects or structures for the purposes of advertising and to permit advertising to be placed on existing structures in accordance with the policy at Appendix 2 and subject to following statutory processes and obtaining relevant statutory consents.
(b) Enter into contractual arrangements with service providers to facilitate the provision of advertising on highway land and other Council land to facilitate the policy intentions in Appendix 2 (c) Enter into a licence for highway land and lease or licence arrangements for other Council land as appropriate to facilitate the policy intentions in Appendix 2.'

Please provide -

1. a list of Invitations to Tender ('ITTs') issued in respect of Lamp Post Banner advertising opportunities (whether or not also including other forms of advertising) as referred to in section 4 ('Small Format
Advertising') of Appendix 2 .

2. lists of those submitting expressions of interest or tenders (whether or not qualifying) in response to such ITTs

3. copies of the relevant ITTs

4. the number of qualifying tenders received in respect of each ITT

5. if any tender process involved the preparation of a short-list of tenders made prior to final selection, a copy of each short list

6. for any tender process that did not involve the preparation of a short-list of tenders made prior to final selection, the names of all tenderers

7.if not included in the ITTs copies of which are provided in response to question 3, copies of the draft terms of contract provided to tenderers

8. a copy of any tender submitted by or on behalf of Bay Media Ltd

9. a copy of any agreement entered into in consequence of any tender submitted by or on behalf of Bay Media Ltd.

It is appreciated that financial information will be redacted.

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (some exempt) - application/pdf - Download