London Borough of Camden Public Funeral Service Contract

London Borough of Camden Public Funeral Service Contract

There are approximately 120 funerals per annum which are covered by the Public Health Act 1984 (control of diseases).

United Kingdom-London: Funeral services

2019/S 145-357421

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Camden
n/a
5 Pancras Square
London
N1C 4AG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Joana Heliotrope
Telephone: +44 2079744444
E-mail: joana.heliotrope@camden.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI31
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.camden.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://lbcamden.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/28

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=29259&B=LBCAMDEN
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=29259&B=LBCAMDEN
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Funeral Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Public Funeral Service

Reference number: Public funeral service

II.1.2)Main CPV code

98371000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The London Borough of Camden (‘the Council’) is seeking to award a contract for the provision of public funeral services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 325 000.00 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)

98370000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The London Borough of Camden (‘the Council’) is seeking to award a contract for the provision of public funeral services.

Personal finance service administers the public funeral services which is an externally focussed, statutory service, for the burial or cremation of persons whose demise is within the boundary of Camden and where no next of kin exists, or is willing or able, to arrange, or fund a funeral. There are approximately 120 funerals per annum which are covered by the Public Health Act 1984 (control of diseases).

If the deceased leaves no estate (funds) the Local Authority bears this cost under its statutory duty. Camden Officers instruct the appointed funeral director to arrange a public funeral. The demands on the service vary from year to year.

Referrals come from coroners, hostels, general practitioners surgeries, camden hospitals — UCLH, Royal Free, National Hospital, Marie Curie hospice, social workers and residential homes. There are approximately 120 funerals per annum which are covered by the Public Health Act 1984 (control of diseases).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/11/2019
End: 01/11/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract is up for renewal.

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.1.5)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:
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: yes
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: 28/08/2019
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 28/08/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2AS
United Kingdom
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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

26/07/2019