Market Management and Operation Kent

Market Management and Operation Kent

The contract involves the management and operation of a market in Swanley. The market has a stall frontage of approximately 433 metres. It operates on Wednesday (public holidays excepted) throughout the year.

UK-Sevenoaks: Management-related services

2013/S 005-005717

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Sevenoaks District Council
Council Offices, Argyle Road, Kent
Contact point(s): Legal Services
For the attention of: Graham Grove
TN13 1HG Sevenoaks
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1732227401
E-mail: graham.grove@sevenoaks.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1732227340

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.sevenoaks.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA4061

Further information can be obtained from: Sevenoaks District Council
Council Offices, Argyle Road
Contact point(s): Property services
For the attention of: Jim Latheron
TN13 1HG Sevenoaks, Kent
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1732227209
E-mail: jim.latheron@sevenoaks.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1732227340
Internet address: www.sevenoaks.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Sevenoaks District Council
Council Offices, Argyle Road
Contact point(s): Property Services
For the attention of: Jim Latheron
TN13 1HG Sevenoaks, Kent
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1732227209
E-mail: Jim.latheron@sevenoaks.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1732227340
Internet address: www.sevenoaks.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Sevenoaks District Council
Council Offices, Argyle Road
Contact point(s): Democratic Services
For the attention of: Chief Executive
TN13 1HG Sevenoaks, Kent
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1732227401
E-mail: graham.grove@sevenoaks.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1732227340
Internet address: www.sevenoaks.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
Other: Public market
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 Swanley market
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London Road and Market Square Swanley.
NUTS code UK
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 contract involves the management and operation of a market in Swanley. The market has a stall frontage of approximately 433 metres. It operates on Wednesday (public holidays excepted) throughout the year. The term will be 5 years with a fee being payable to the Authority. The successful contractor will recieve the income derived from the hire of the stalls.
The market opens from 9:00 until 17:00 (16:00 in the winter).
Operators will be required to create a diverse and vibrant shopping experience for customers in order to increase market trading. As well as the traditional stalls such as fruit and vegetables, clothes, houshold goods, flowers and plants the shopping experience should extend to fresh affordable produce.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=96821
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79420000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
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 value of the contract over 5 year period is estimated at GBP 1 million.
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
Starting 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
N/A.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Payments 12 monthly in advance from year to year.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
A legal entity must be formed before entering into any contract and members must be joint and severally liable.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The personal situation of the economic operator, including the requirements relating to enrolment of professional or trade register. Information and formalities necessary for evaluating the requirements are met. All candidates are required to complete the PQQ available with the tender documentation from Sevenoaks District council.
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a reference from their bank.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
Completion of PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 14.2.2013
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
18.2.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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
until: 20.5.2013
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 19.2.2013 – 12:00
Place:

Council Offices.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
(MT Ref:96821)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Legal Services, Seevnaoks District Council
Council Offices, Argyle Road, Kent
TN13 1HG Sevenoaks
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: graham.grove@sevenoaks.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1732227401
Internet address: www.sevenoaks.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1732227340

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Sevenoaks District Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point the information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Unsuccessful tenderers can seek further debriefing from Sevenoaks District Council before any contract is entered into. Such information should be requested from the contact point stated in this notice . If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been sucessfully resolved then the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (SI No:5) as amended by the The Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (SI 2992) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must generally be brought within 3 months.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.1.2013

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