Funeral Services Tender East Sussex
Contract for the Provision of Services to Remove Bodies on Behalf of HM Coroner (Coroners Removals) in East Sussex.
UK-Lewes: funeral and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
East Sussex County Council
Corporate and FM Procurement, PO Box 4 St Anne’s Crescent, East Sussex
For the attention of: Susan Page
BN7 1UE Lewes
Telephone: +44 1273481787
Fax: +44 1273481744
General address of the contracting authority: www.eastsussex.gov.uk
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 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: East Sussex.
NUTS code UKJ22
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Estimated value excluding VAT: 270 000,00 EUR
Description of these options: The initial contract term will commence on 1 April 2013 for a four year period until 31.3.2017 with an option to extend for one year plus one further year at the discretion of the Council to a maximum of 6 years. Value of two potential 1 year extensions included in II.2.1. above.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
Information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Contract Area 1 East Area
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: The contractor and it’s supply chain may be required to actively participate in the achievement of social and or environmental policy objectives relating to recruitment and training supply chain initiatives. Accordingly, certain of the contract performance conditions may relate to social and environmental considerations.
In accordance with Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as set out out in the pre-qualification (‘PQQ’) available from the addressee in section I.1.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire which is available from the addressee in section I.1.
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Finance. Weighting 40
2. Service Delivery Proposals. Weighting 60
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Contracts for the provision of services to transport bodies on behalf of HM Coroner in East Sussex.
East Sussex County Council is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced companies for the provision of services to transport bodies on behalf of HM Coroner in East Sussex.
The Contracts will be as follows:
Contract 1 East (East of the County).
Contract 2 West (West of the County).
The maximum number of companies that East Sussex County Council intends to invite to tender for these contracts is six. These companies will be selected on the basis of their scores at the Pre-Qualification stage.
Award criteria will be based on a combination of both technical and commercial capability and best value and will be weighted as follows:
Finance 40 %.
Service Delivery Proposals 60 %.
The contract will commence on 1.4.2013 for a four year period until 31.3.2017, with an option to extend for one year plus one further year.
The attached pre-qualification questionnaire can be downloaded by interested organisations which should then be completed and returned to the Council not later than 12 Noon on Monday 7.1.2013.
Organisations expressing an interest should note that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 may apply.
To express your interest please register via the South East Business Portal (www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk). If you are unable to access this service, please contact:
Susan Page, Category Specialist.
Corporate and FM Procurement.
East Sussex County Council.
PO Box 4 County Hall.
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1UE.
Telephone: +44 1273481787 email: firstname.lastname@example.org.