Placements for Children Under the Age of 4 Years – North West

Placements for Children Under the Age of 4 Years – North West

The provision of 86 concurrent planning placements for children under the age of 4 years across 4 regional adoption agencies in the north west of England.

United Kingdom-Blackburn: Welfare services for children and young people

2017/S 111-223596

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
Floor 4, Duke Street
Blackburn
BB2 1DH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Aysha Mulla
Telephone: +44 1254585774
E-mail: aysha.mulla@blackburn.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.blackburn.gov.uk/

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

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.the-chest.org.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.the-chest.org.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Concurrent planning placements.

Reference number: DN275777

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85311300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The provision of 86 concurrent planning placements for children under the age of 4 years across 4 regional adoption agencies in the north west of England and Blackpool Council — The 4 Regional Adoption Agencies are: Adoption NoW, Adoption Counts, Together Adoption and the Merseyside RAA.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 550 000.00 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: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of 86 concurrent planning placements for children under the age of 4 years across 4 regional adoption agencies in the north west of England and Blackpool Council — The 4 Regional Adoption Agencies are: Adoption NoW, Adoption Counts, Together Adoption and the Merseyside RAA.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

End: 30/09/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 years on a 1 + 1 year dependant on finance and satisfactory performance.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
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: 13/07/2017
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: 13/07/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
10 Duke Street
Blackburn
BB2 1DH
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:

12/06/2017

 

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