Framework Agreement for the Provision of Window Cleaning
Accommodation, building and window cleaning services. South Lanarkshire Council wishes to establish a Framework Agreement for the provision of Window Cleaning.
UK-Hamilton: accommodation, building and window cleaning services
Section I: Contracting authority
South Lanarkshire Council
Council Headquarters, Almada Street
Contact point(s): Finance & IT Resources, Floor 12
For the attention of: Sharon Morrow & Peter Cameron
ML3 0AA Hamilton
Telephone: +44 1698454351
Fax: +44 1698454773
General address of the contracting authority: http://southlanarkshire.g2b.info/cgi-gen/profile.pl?action=view_profile&oid=4049#6
Address of the buyer profile: www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk
Electronic access to information: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/index.html
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/index.html
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
NUTS code UKM38
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000 GBP
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
LOT 2 Window Cleaning Services (Buildings up to 2 Floors),Cambuslang and Rutherglen Area.
LOT 3 Window Cleaning Services (Buildings up to 2 Floors),Clydesdale Area.
LOT 4 Window Cleaning Services (Buildings up to 2 Floors),East Kilbride and Strathaven Area.
LOT 5 Window Cleaning Services (Buildings up to 2 Floors),Hamilton Area.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000 GBP
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
Information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Specialist/High Level Window Cleaning Services – All areas within South Lanarkshire
All areas within South Lanarkshire.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr.
Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available
The Council will use Equifax Business Information Services to assess the financial standing of Applicants. In the event the Council is unable to establish an Applicant’s financial standing using Equifax Business Information Services the Council will seek further information from Applicants.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Equifax rating of Band D or above or additional information. In the event the Council is unable to establish an Applicant’s financial standing using Equifax Business Information Services the Council will seek further information from Applicants.
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities.
(i) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
Refer to Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to Tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Designated Council Officers.
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2015.
DOCUMENT ACCESS AND RETURN INSTRUCTIONS.
Your tender must be completed and submitted electronically, along with any supporting documentation, by using Delta Tenderbox through BiP’s Delta-esourcing.com by the due date of 27 September 2012 at 12.00 Noon. The tender document will be accessible at the following website http://www.delta-esourcing.com. To access these documents you will need to register your company details and enter the following Tender Access Code (TAC) E9KBFFHQN7 at the bottom of the registration page, thereafter you will be issued with a username and password. If you have already registered with Delta previously, please follow the link shown and click on the ‘Delta Tenderbox” tab instead. This will redirect you to the home page where you can log on using your existing username and password. Within Delta-esourcing click on Response Manager and enter the access code into the box provided and press submit. You will be able to review the overview details of the opportunity and can then respond by following the stages listed. Please check that you are able to access the online document, if you are experiencing problems, please contact the Delta helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0845 270 7050 for further assistance. If you have registered and have forgotten your username and password, please click on the forgotten password link on the Delta-esourcing homepage.
Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time (min 2hrs) when responding to the closing date and time. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or opt to zip all the documents in an application such as WinZip or WinRar. Please keep your username and password secure, and do not pass it to any third parties. GO Reference: GO-201286-PRO-4136099.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:6.8.2012