Removal Service for Durham County Council
Durham County Council is seeking to appoint a Removal Services Framework of up to a maximum of 3 successful Removal Contractor(s).
United Kingdom-Durham: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall
For the attention of: Denise Corrigan
DH1 5UL Durham
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.durham.gov.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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: To various Establishment throughout the County of Durham.
NUTS code UKC14
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
— Office Moves.
— Housing Solutions Requirements for under Occupation Scheme where people are moved to smaller properties in order to free up housing for families with a requirement for larger properties. The scheme covers two groups of people – Older persons and Persons in hardship (of any age).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 3
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: The Council has undertaken a commitment to ensure wider social and community benefits are achieved in the course of all its commissioning and procurement activities. In accordance with this, bidders may be required to work with the Council towards achieving such aims.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: 1. Public Liability – GBP 5 million 2. Employer’s Liability – GBP 10 million 3. Motor Vehicle Insurance – GBP 5 million.
In accordance with Articles 48 – 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 25 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 and as set out in the Tender documents available from the NEPO Portal as detailed in Section V1.3.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Bidders must successfully pass parts A – F of the Business Questionnaire in line with the evaluation criteria listed. Parts A – F of the Business Questionnaire include: grounds for exclusion, insurance, health and safety and equality and diversity and Essential Criteria (Reference Question). The Council intends to award the framework to a maximum of 3 successful Removal Contractor(s).
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 5.8.2014 – 13:00
County Hall, Durham
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Organisations can register electronically for the documents via www.nepoportal.org. Then access the suppliers area and select Durham. Input reference 9LFJ-62JDAS.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: