Forensic Cleaning Tender

Forensic Cleaning Tender

Forensic Cleaning (including post fatality).

United Kingdom-Belfast: Cadaver carriers

2016/S 147-266200

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Translink
3 Milewater Road
Belfast
BT3 9BG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Helen Mc Kinney
Telephone: +440 2890759126
E-mail: helen.mckinney@translink.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.translink.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

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

I.6)Main activity

Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

001/0572/16 Forensic Cleaning (incl. post fatality).

II.1.2)Main CPV code

33942000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The main scope of this contract is to ensure that following the removal of the corpse by the Coroner’s Body Removal Service, all residual body parts are collected from the scene post-fatality. Additionally, there will be the requirement to ensure that thorough forensic grade cleaning of bodily fluids is undertaken to the area prior to the resumption of passenger services. The specific requirement of each incident will differ and is dependent on the type of impact sustained. For example, a direct impact between the person and the train at high speed, greater than 70 mph, will increase incident area, whereas a glancing blow to the deceased may limit the extent of the area. The Contracting Authority may also have a requirement for the Economic Operators’ to clean a crime — suicide scene, collect hypodermic needles or for animal clearance, at any of Translinks assets, as the needs dictate.

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)

33942000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The main scope of this contract is to ensure that following the removal of the corpse by the Coroner’s Body Removal Service, all residual body parts are collected from the scene post-fatality. Additionally, there will be the requirement to ensure that thorough forensic grade cleaning of bodily fluids is undertaken to the area prior to the resumption of passenger services. The specific requirement of each incident will differ and is dependent on the type of impact sustained. For example, a direct impact between the person and the train at high speed, greater than 70 mph, will increase incident area, whereas a glancing blow to the deceased may limit the extent of the area. The Contracting Authority may also have a requirement for the Economic Operators’ to clean a crime — suicide scene, collect hypodermic needles or for animal clearance, at any of Translinks assets, as the needs dictate.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Management of contract / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Key resources and response times / Weighting: 10
Cost criterion – Name: Commercial / Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 280 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2x 2 year extensions.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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

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: 08/09/2016
Local time: 15:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 06/01/2017

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/09/2016
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

The Translink Group may make a call for competition at the end of the fixed contract period or after option(s) have been taken up; the Translink Group reserve the right to make a call for competition at any point deemed appropriate by the Translink Group and may make no call for competition should the requirement no longer be classified by the Translink Group as recurring.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Follow us on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/TranslinkB2B for opportunities worth 30 000 GBP or more. Check out our website at: www.translink.co.uk/Corporate/Procurement/ Participate in tenders at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps For assistance using eTendersNI and registering your Organisation please contact the help desk whose number is located on the eTendersNI contact us page. Note: Do not leave completing your PQQ/ITT response until the last minute, late responses shall be rejected. The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any contract as a result of this competition. About the Translink Group: Throughout the documentation, both ‘Translink’ and ‘Group’ refer to the same corporate entities. Both shall be taken to comprise the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company (NITHC) in addition to its main operating subsidiaries Citybus Ltd, Northern Ireland Railways Company Ltd and Ulsterbus Ltd.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Please see Section VI.4.3)
Belfast
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Not Applicable
Belfast
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Translink Group will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28/07/2016

 

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