Collaborative Tender for Outsourced Cleaning Services

Collaborative Tender for Outsourced Cleaning Services

Little Lever School and Turton School are two secondary schools located within Bolton, Greater Manchester, who are collaboratively tendering for the provision of building cleaning services.

United Kingdom-Bolton: School cleaning services

2015/S 137-253010

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Little Lever School
Church Street Little lever
For the attention of: John Baker
BL3 1BT Bolton
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: john.baker@tenetservices.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.little-lever.bolton.sch.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.little-lever.bolton.sch.uk

Electronic access to information: https://suppliers.multiquote.com/Page/Login.aspx

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://suppliers.multiquote.com/Page/Login.aspx

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Turton School
Bromley Cross Road
BL7 9LT Bolton
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Little Lever School and Turton School Collaborative Tender for Outsourced Cleaning Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bolton.

NUTS code UKD3

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Little Lever School and Turton School are two secondary schools located within Bolton, Greater Manchester, who are collaboratively tendering for the provision of building cleaning services via a full OJEU compliant restricted tender process. Both schools presently utilise the services of the same incumbent service provider, and believe that the increased economy of scale created through joint procurement will aid to increase value for money, deliver greater levels of service, raise cleaning standards, and increase service quality.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90919300

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.11.2015. Completion 30.6.2018

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Lot 1 — Little Lever School

1)Short description

Outsourced building cleaning services for Little Lever School, Bolton.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90919300

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Lot 2 — Turton School

1)Short description

Outsourced building cleaning services for Turton School, Bolton.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90919300

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The right is reserved to require a guarantee bond to secure any risk exposure of early termination of any local authority pension scheme admitted body status agreement entered into.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Where a consortium or other grouping of suppliers submits a bid, such consortia or grouping must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the Contracting Authority on all matters relating to the Contract. All consortium members or grouping will be required to be jointly and severally liable in respect of the obligations and liabilities relating to the Contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In the first instance, candidates should register withwww.multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of thewww.multiquote.com homepage. A pre qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via www.multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of enrolment on professional or trade registers and details on whether bankruptcy, convictions of professional misconduct, non payment relating to social security contributions or taxes applies to the economic operator. Economic operators may be excluded from participation if any of these circumstances applies. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In the first instance, candidates should register withwww.multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of thewww.multiquote.com homepage. A pre qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via www.multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of turnover, profit and capital and reserves for previous 2 years. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum Turnover: 400 000 GBP Minimum Insurance Levels: 5 000 000 GBP PL & EL.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process evidence of business quality standards, accreditations, and relevant experience. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Grounds for Mandatory ExclusionGrounds for Discretionary ExclusionAbility to comply with DBS Requirements.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: It is known or anticipated that there are a large number of providers in the market, the Contracting Authority has limited resource to evaluate tenders. The Selection Criteria to be used to restrict the number of tenders can be found in the PQQ documentation.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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:

CA3034

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.8.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Section II.3) — dates refer to the initial contract period and do not include the options of any extensions. Section IV.3.5) — any dates shown are an estimate. In the first instance, candidates should register with www.multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract, full details of the contract will be available. The Contracting Authority shall not be under any obligation to accept any tender. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the entire or parts of the tender, without such an action conferring any right to compensation on the Tenderers. The Contracting Authority has no liability to settle any cost incurred by the tenderer as a result of the tendering procedure.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period (or 15 days if non electronic methods used) at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

14.7.2015

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