Cleaning Tender London 2016 – 2019

Cleaning Tender London 2016 – 2019

The contract being tendered is for 3 years in duration from 1.8.2016 until 31.7.2019 and will be fixed price in nature.

United Kingdom-London: School cleaning services

2016/S 037-059471

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School
High Street, Barnet
London
EN5 5RR
UNITED KINGDOM
Contact person: The Litmus Partnership Ltd
Telephone: +44 1276-673880
E-mail: pqq@litmuspartnership.co.uk
NUTS code: UKH23Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.qegschool.org.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:http://www.litmuspartnership.co.uk/project/queen_elizabeths_girls_school__cleaning
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School — Tender for Cleaning Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

90919300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The successful tenderer will be required to provide cleaning services at Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School.

The contract being tendered is for 3 years in duration from 1.8.2016 until 31.7.2019 and will be fixed price in nature, with the Contractor invoicing the Client for 1/12th of the annual cost on a monthly basis.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH23
Main site or place of performance:

Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School, Barnet, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School in Barnet, North London is a very successful 11-18 girls’ comprehensive school and converter academy. The School is proud to be 1 of the oldest state girls’ schools in the country (established 1888). The history and tradition enriches school life, as does the diversity of the local community we serve.

We have high standards and high expectations and we aim to help each and every student to succeed. The school aims to develop confident, independent, flexible, self-disciplined and considerate young women. The girls have opportunities in and beyond the classroom to develop their academic, sporting, creative and leadership qualities. Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School is a vibrant and exciting learning community of which all are proud to be a part.

The tender project is seeking to appoint a contractor whose initiative and innovation will be welcomed for the provision of cleaning services within the facilities for the school. The high-quality service levels proposed, should maintain excellent standards throughout, resulting in a pleasant environment for both the pupils and staff.

The basis and rationale that the Client requires the successful contractor to operate to at all times, is being able to provide a School that is fit for purpose and that the Contractor is proactive in the management of the contract, thus ensuring that all specifications are achieved and that the frequency of cleans is as detailed within the Tender Specification.

It should be noted that the successful contractor will be expected to bring to the contract: innovation, new equipment and cleaning methods, with BICSc standards being achieved, as a minimum, thus ensuring that the highest levels of cleanliness are maintained in all areas at all times and also ensuring that the productivity of the cleaning operatives is enhanced moving forward into the new contract term.

At present 24 cleaning operatives are employed to work approximately 1 100 hours per month, predominantly early mornings and late afternoons, 1 manager is available for 4 hours during the day, Monday to Friday. There are also some weekend cleaning requirements (2 hours per day on Saturday and Sunday). The School are open to new suggestions around the timings of the cleaning staff provision compared to the current provision.

The current incumbent is Servest.

There may be incumbent members of cleaning staff who are members of the LGPS, however, the current incumbent was unable to provide this information.

The value of the current contract: 138 000 GBP per annum (115 000 GBP excluding VAT).

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: 345 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/08/2016
End: 31/07/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

A minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 10 suppliers will be taken forward to the tender stage of the process. Where less than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimum standards will be taken through to the tender stage. Where more than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standard, those suppliers with the highest scores will proceed to the tender stage.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 24/03/2016

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 18/04/2016

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

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Interest in the pre-qualification process should be expressed via email only to pqq@litmuspartnership.co.uk clearly stating within this email which contract / notice you are referring to. Please also provide, as a minimum, a contact name, full company postal address and telephone number.

The pre-qualification questionnaire and associated documents can be obtained at:http://www.litmuspartnership.co.uk/project/queen_elizabeths_girls_school__cleaning

The closing date for receipt of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire is 24.3.2016 (12:00). Tenderers are required to ensure that documents are obtained and returned to The Litmus Partnership Limited, by email to pqq@litmuspartnership.co.uk by the above closing date and time.

Documents in respect of economic / financial standing (where indicated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire) shall be returned to The Litmus Partnership Limited, by email to pqq@litmuspartnership.co.uk by the above closing date and time.

It will be the Tenderer’s responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.

The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any or part of the contract which is the subject of this OJEU notice and reserves the right to terminate the procurement process at any time.

The contracting authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering for this contract opportunity.

The contracting authority will consider variant bids, evaluating them (so far as the variant or the evaluation of the variant is in the opinion of the contracting authority practicable) on the same basis as a conforming bid, but shall not be obliged to accept any such bid in preference to a conforming bid even if the variant bid scores more highly. No variant will be considered unless the bidder simultaneously submits a conforming bid.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School
Barnet
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School
Barnet
UNITED KINGDOM
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School
Barnet
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/02/2016

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