Nursery Services Tender East Sussex

Nursery Services Tender East Sussex

The Authority is seeking a single Supplier for Nursery Services on 2 sites in East Sussex.

United Kingdom-Eastbourne: Education and training services

2015/S 044-076522

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Eastbourne District General Hospital
For the attention of: Glyn Freeman
BN21 2UD Eastbourne
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: glyn.freeman@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.esht.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.esht.nhs.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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Health

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:

Provision of Nursery Services.

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

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services

NUTS code UKJ2

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)

Education and training services. Pre-school education services. The Authority is seeking a single Supplier for Nursery Services on 2 sites in East Sussex.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000, 80110000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

It is intended to procure this requirement via Lot 1 of this ITT (the Authority’s preferred option). Should no acceptable tender be submitted for Lot 1, the Authority may consider the award of Lot 2, which solely comprises the provision of Nursery services at Eastbourne District General Hospital (within existing, suitable accommodation). It is envisaged that tenderers will require a subsidy for the provision of the new accommodation and in respect of the services to be provided. The value of such subsidy requirement shall comprise part of the commercial evaluation. The subsidy may vary each year in line with movements of the RPI. Please see ‘ITT – Instructions to Tenderers’ for full details.
Tenderers shall be required to clearly indicate on their Form of Tender (Appendix A), for which Lot they are bidding. Should Suppliers wish to tender for both Lots, these should be submitted as separate Tenders. It is the intention of the Authority to award Lot 1 to the Supplier submitting the most economically advantageous tender, however, as stated above, should no acceptable tender be submitted for Lot 1, the Authority may consider the award of Lot 2 to the Supplier submitting the most economically advantageous tender for Lot 2. Lot 1 shall be awarded for a period of ten (10) years or Lot 2 shall be awarded for a period of five (5) years. Please note — This is a voluntary OJEU for Part B Services.
II.2.2)Information about options

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: 120 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Provision of Nursery Services and associated accommodation

1)Short description

The Authority is seeking a single Supplier for the Design and Build of a new Nursery Building and associated external areas at Conquest Hospital, Hastings and the provision of Nursery services at Conquest Hospital, Hastings and Eastbourne District General Hospital.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80110000, 45214000, 80000000

3)Quantity or scope

Lot 1 shall be awarded for a period of ten (10) years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 350 000 and 550 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

It is the intention of the Authority to award Lot 1 to the Tenderer submitting the most economically advantageous tender, however, should no acceptable tender be submitted for Lot 1, the Authority may consider the award of Lot 2 to the Tenderer submitting the most economically advantageous tender for Lot 2. Lot 1 shall be awarded for a period of ten (10) years. Lot 2 shall be awarded for a period of five (5) years.

Lot No: 2Lot title: The Provision of Nursery Services

1)Short description

The provision of Nursery Services in pre-existing, dedicated accommodation at Eastbourne District General Hospital. for a period of 5 years.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80110000, 80000000

3)Quantity or scope

Lot 2 shall be for a period of five (5) years.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

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

Lot 1 only: It is envisaged that tenderers will require a subsidy for the provision of the new accommodation and in respect of the services to be provided. The value of such subsidy requirement shall comprise part of the commercial evaluation. The subsidy may vary each year in line with movements of the RPI.

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

NHS Terms and conditions for provision of services contract.

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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance
As detailed within ITT documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed within ITT documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed within ITT documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed within ITT documentation.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: The settings are required to be registered on the Early Years Register and must meet the *legal requirements set out in the Childcare Act 2006 and associated regulations in order to remain registered and operate as a childcare provider. *Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills).

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: yes

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:

ES/14/30

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

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: 10.4.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

13.4.2015 – 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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13.4.2015 – 13:00

Place:

Eastbourne District General Hospital

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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Eastbourne:-Education-and-training-services./34BWED2V38

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/34BWED2V38

GO Reference: GO-2015227-PRO-6401338.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Eastbourne District General Hospital
BN21 2UD Eastbourne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1323413832

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution
70 Fleet Street
EC4Y 1EU London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: info@cedr.com
Telephone: +44 2075366000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

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

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Eastbourne District General Hospital
BN21 2UD Eastbourne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 323413832

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27.2.2015

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