Management and Operation of Brent Children’s Centres

Management and Operation of Brent Children’s Centres

The London Borough of Brent is seeking an experienced organisation to manage and operate 14 children’s centres.

United Kingdom-Wembley: Pre-school education services

2015/S 052-090765

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

London Borough of Brent
Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way
For the attention of: Mr Tony Jain
HA9 0FJ Wembley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2089371631
E-mail: tony.jain@brent.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Electronic access to information: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm

Further information can be obtained from: London Borough of Brent
Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way
For the attention of: Mr Tony Jain
HA9 0FJ Wembley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2089371631
E-mail: tony.jain@brent.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: London Borough of Brent
Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way
For the attention of: Mr Tony Jain
HA9 0FJ Wembley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2089371631
E-mail: tony.jain@brent.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: London Borough of Brent
Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way
For the attention of: Mr Tony Jain
HA9 0FJ Wembley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2089371631
E-mail: tony.jain@brent.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Management and Operation of Brent Children’s Centres.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKI23

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The London Borough of Brent is seeking an experienced organisation to manage and operate 14 children’s centres.
The proposed contract would be for 4 years with the option to extend for a further year. The successful organisation will be responsible for operating services day-to-day and the management and maintenance of the buildings for the children’s centres. Increasing use of the centres by the community in the borough and generating additional revenues are a key requirement of the tender.
Brent Council is looking for organisations genuinely committed to long-term partnership working and further improving services for children and parents in Brent.
The tender documents can be downloaded from the London Tenders Portal see Link below

https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm

Completed tenders must be returned via the portal by no later than 12:00 noon on 23.4.2015.
Brent Council hopes to be able to announce the successful bidder by June/early July 2015 with a view to the contract commencing in September 2015.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80110000, 98000000, 85311300

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Authority anticipates awarding a 4 year contract with the option to extend for a further 12 months.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 11 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Information is contained in the tender documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Information is contained in the tender documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Information is contained in the tender documents.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information is contained in the tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information is contained in the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Information is contained in the tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information is contained in the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Information is contained in the tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 0

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

23.4.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

11.3.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 5 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23.4.2015 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

1. This tendering exercise is being undertaken through the Due North Portal. All tender documents are available fromhttps://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm For support with registering on the website or assistance in accessing the tender documentation please contact the help desk as set out on the system.

2 Economic operators shall be solely responsible for all costs and expenses they incur in connection with participating in this procurement and under no circumstances will the Contracting Authority, or any of its advisers, be liable for any costs or expenses borne by any economic operator or its associated relevant organisations or any of its or advisers in this process whether the economic operator is successful or otherwise.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

See section V1.4.2)
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the address in section 1.1). If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 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, Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London WC2A 2LL. Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the settling aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

See Section VI .4.2)
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11.3.2015

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