Children’s Home Placements in Lancashire – Block Purchasing Agreement

Children’s Home Placements in Lancashire – Block Purchasing Agreement

Lancashire County Council is seeking to commission a service that delivers high quality children’s home placements for Lancashire Looked After Children.

United Kingdom-Preston: Health and social work services

2019/S 104-253829

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Lancashire County Council
Lancashire Pocurement Service, 3rd Floor Christ Church Precint, County Hall
Preston
PR1 8JX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Debbie Readfern
E-mail: Debbie.Readfern@Lancashire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD4
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/business/tenders-and-procurement/tenders

Address of the buyer profile: www.lancashire.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/business/tenders-and-procurement/tenders
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/business/tenders-and-procurement/tenders

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Children and Young People Agency Residential Services Block Purchasing Agreement

Reference number: DR/CYP/LCC/18/677

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Lancashire County Council is seeking to commission a service that delivers high quality children’s home placements for Lancashire Looked After Children. The service will provide 24 nominated placements in children’s homes. These placements must be located within Lancashire’s local authority boundaries or up to distance outside of these boundaries of up to 10 miles for mainstream placements and up to 20 miles outside of these boundaries for solo and complex placements. These Services will be delivered by up to three service providers, through 3 separate contracts. Dependent on the performance of the service and mutual agreement between the local authority and service provider the number of nominated placements as part of this agreement may be increased up to a maximum of 50 nominated placements in total.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 45 000 000.00 EUR

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: initially comprising of:

— 1 solo children’s home nominated placement,

— 3 complex children’s home nominated placements (in 2-3 bedded homes),

— 4 mainstream children’s home nominated placements (in 4-6 bedded homes).

Further details can be found at:

https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/business/tenders-and-procurement/tenders

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 EUR

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/10/2019
End: 30/09/2024

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: initially comprising of:

— 1 solo children’s home nominated placement,

— 3 complex children’s home nominated placements (in 2-3 bedded homes),

— 4 mainstream children’s home nominated placements (in 4-6 bedded homes).

Further details can be found at:

https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/business/tenders-and-procurement/tenders

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 EUR

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/10/2019
End: 30/09/2024

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3: initially comprising of:

— 1 solo children’s home nominated placement,

— 3 complex children’s home nominated placements (in 2-3 bedded homes),

— 4 mainstream children’s home nominated placements (in 4-6 bedded homes).

Further details can be found at:

https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/business/tenders-and-procurement/tenders

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 EUR

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/10/2019
End: 30/09/2024

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

This is a light touch procedure in accordance with Regulations 74-76 of Public Contracts Regulations. All tender submissions will be marked using a 2 stage process:

Stage 1: Selection evaluation criteria – acceptance/rejection of tenderers based on business standing, financial standing, technical and professional ability. Those provider who have been successful at this stage will progress to award stage when submissions will be evaluated on a 60 % quality and 40 % price criteria.

Further details can be found at:

https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/business/tenders-and-procurement/tenders

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

This is a light touch procedure in accordance with Regulations 74-76 of Public Contracts Regulations. Tender submissions will be marked using a 2 stage process.

Stage 1: Selection evaluation criteria – acceptance/rejection of tenderers based on business and financial standing, technical and professional ability. Those provider who have been successful at this stage will progress to award stage when submissions will be evaluated on a 60 % quality and 40 % price criteria.

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 206-470281

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 02/07/2019
Local time: 10:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28/05/2019

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