Domestic Abuse Refuge Tender – Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Domestic Abuse Refuge Tender – Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council is looking to commission a housing related support service within a 24 hour refuge provision for single women and women with children.

United Kingdom-Abertillery: Social services

2017/S 213-442682

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Anvil Court, Church Street
Abertillery
NP13 1DB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1495311556
E-mail: sallyann.jones@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL16
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

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:

Provision of a Domestic Abuse Refuge and Floating Support Service for Vulnerable People.

Reference number: ITT – 64941

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85320000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council is looking to commission a housing related support service within a 24 hour refuge provision for single women and women with children fleeing domestic abuse as well as a floating support service for people (non-gender specific) affected by domestic abuse. The service will provide effective and innovative housing related support enabling people affected by domestic abuse to live independently within the community.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 400 000.00 GBP

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)

85300000
85310000
85311000
85312000
98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL16
Main site or place of performance:

The services will be provided within the locality and boundary of Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this tender is to commission housing related support within a 24 hour refuge provision for single women, women with children fleeing domestic abuse and a floating support service for people (non-gender specific) affected by domestic abuse. The services will provide effective and innovative housing related support enabling people affected by domestic abuse to live independently within the community.

The services will be provided by one Support Provider in order to provide clarity and continuity between refuge provision and the floating support service.

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: 2 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This tender opportunity will run for four (4) years commencing 1.4.2018 with an option to extend for a further 24 months at 12 month intervals. The contract will therefore be renewed between 1.4.2022 and 1.4.2024 (dependant on whether the extension periods are utilised).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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:

Please refer to Tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open 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: no
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: 15/12/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/12/2017
Local time: 14:30
Place:

Head of Corporate Legal and Compliance, Steel Works Road, Ebbw Vale.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Authorised representatives of the awarding Authority only.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

The contract will be renewed at either the conclusion of the initial 4 year period or during the extension period allowed. The renewal will be subject to external funding.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council is administering this procurement opportunity electronically via the Etenderwales portal.

All tender documentation will be uploaded w/e 10.11.2017.

NB: You must download all documentation directly from the portal, tender documents will not be communicated by any other means.

E-Tender access information:

— Go to https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.

— The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation.

— On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password.

— The Password will be sent by e-mail to the e-mail address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.

— In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.

— Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).

— Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform.

— The Help desk is available Monday-Friday: 8:00-18:00. Telephone: +44 8003684852 e-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

— Tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 12:00 Friday 15.12.2017.

How to find the ITT:

— Once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’.

— The Etender references for this contract are: Project_37495 and ITT_64941.

— Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender click the ‘Express an Interest button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page.

— You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification, technical and commercial envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area.

— Tenders are required to provide responses to:

— the selection questionnaire within the Qualification Envelope;

— the method statements within the Technical Envelope; and

— upload the requested pricing information to the Commercial Envelope.

— Should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly — Do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.

Please note that information sessions will be held at the Metropole Theatre in Abertillery on the 13.11.2017. There are a number of hour timeslots available to attend as identified below:

10:00 — 11:00

11:30 — 12:30

14:00 — 15:00

Please contact Mr Paul Jones — paul.jones@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk or Mrs Sally Jones — sallyann.jones@blaenau-gwent.gv.uk with your preferred timeslot.

** For the avoidance of doubt this procurement falls under the Light Touch Regime and as such is governed by regulations 74 — 77 of the European Procurement Directives ***

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=72688

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

Bidders will be required to demonstrate their previous approach/experience in delivering Community Benefits and are required to submit a Method Statement in the form of a “Community Benefits Plan” setting out how they will incorporate and deliver “Community Benefits” through this appointment. Please note this WILL not be scored. However, they may form part of the Terms and Conditions of this project.

(WA Ref:72688)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Anvil Court, Church Street
Abertillery
NP13 1DB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1495311556Internet address:http://www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk/
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

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Head of Legal and Corporate Compliance, General Offices
Ebbw Vale
NP23 6AA
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/11/2017

 

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