London Borough of Redbridge Funeral Service Contract

London Borough of Redbridge Funeral Service Contract

Contract for the Provision of Funeral Service Arrangements (for Public Health Funerals) in the London Borough of Redbridge.

United Kingdom-Ilford: Funeral and related services

2019/S 003-003395

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Redbridge
London Borough of Redbridge, Lynton House, 255-259, High Road,
Ilford
IG1 1NY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Stephen Potter
Telephone: +44 2087083085
E-mail: Stephen.potter@PSprocure.co.uk
NUTS code: UKI53
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.redbridge.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.redbridge.gov.uk/

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://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Contract for the Provision of Funeral Service Arrangements (for Public Health Funerals) in the London Borough of Redbridge

Reference number: DN384862

II.1.2)Main CPV code

98370000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council of the London Borough of Redbridge (“the Authority”) invites suitably qualified and experienced organisations to Tender for the contract for the provision of funeral service arrangements (for Public Health Funerals) in the London Borough of Redbridge (“the Contract”).

The contract will commence on 1.4.2019 and, subject to satisfactory performance shall continue to midnight on 31.3.2022 (“the Contract Period”). At the sole discretion of the authority and subject to the satisfactory performance of the provider the contract period may be extended in such period or periods as the authority deems appropriate providing a total possible Contract Period to midnight on 31.3.2024.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI53

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council of the London Borough of Redbridge (“the Authority”) invites suitably qualified and experienced organisations to tender for the contract for the provision of funeral service arrangements (for Public Health Funerals) in the London Borough of Redbridge (“the Contract”).

The contract will commence on 1.4.2019 and, subject to satisfactory performance shall continue to midnight on 31.3.2022 (“the Contract Period”). At the sole discretion of the authority and subject to the satisfactory performance of the provider the contract period may be extended in such period or periods as the authority deems appropriate providing a total possible contract period to midnight on 31.3.2024.

The authority has a statutory duty under the provisions of Section 46 of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 to undertake the funeral of a deceased person, who died in the borough of Redbridge and where no other arrangements have been made, or are about to be made.

The authority arranges Burials and Cremations, for residents who die or have been found dead within the authority’s boundaries be it in hospital, Council or Private Care Homes or their own homes where there is no family or third party to complete the funeral arrangements. This includes persons who may be of no fixed abode, and die within the geographical boundary of the London Borough of Redbridge but excludes all referrals from Clinical Commissioning Group’s or other Health Organisations.

The successful Provider shall be required to arrange a funeral, be it burial or cremation, in accordance with the requirements of this Specification and/or any relevant pre-paid funeral plans of the deceased or family burial plots of an existing grave on behalf of the authority.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical Ability and Quality / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

At the sole discretion of the authority and subject to the satisfactory performance of the provider the contract period may be extended in such period or periods as the authority deems appropriate providing a total possible contract period to midnight on 31.3.2024.

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:
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: 05/02/2019
Local time: 17:00
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: 05/02/2019
Local time: 17:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

London Borough of Redbridge
Lynton House, 255-259 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1NY
United Kingdom
E-mail: Procurement@PSProcure.co.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

London Borough of Redbridge
Lynton House, 255-259 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1NY
United Kingdom
E-mail: Procurement@PSprocure.co.uk
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:

02/01/2019

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