Removals and Storage Contract London 2015

Removals and Storage Contract London 2015

A removals and storage service available for residents who approach the Council’s Housing department for assistance.

United Kingdom-London: Hire of goods-transport vehicles with driver

2015/S 163-298807

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Town Hall, Hornton Street
Contact point(s): Housing Commissioning Team
For the attention of: Caliskan Celia
W8 7NX London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073612238
E-mail: celia.caliskan@rbkc.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

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:

Removals and Storage Contract.

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

Services
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Inside and outside London.
NUTS code UK,UKJ,UKI

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)

A removals and storage service available for residents who approach the Council’s Housing department for assistance. For vulnerable residents this may include supplementary services, providing minor works. All of the services listed under this contract will require movement of an applicant’s possessions within and outside of London and may include assistance with packing and unpacking and the provision of storage facilities.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60180000, 63121100, 60180000 – IA26

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

Up to 200 jobs per annum from central London to the south-east and Midlands. Contract length is 3 years plus 1.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 220 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Extension for 1 year.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1

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

Starting 2.11.2015. Completion 31.10.2018

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:

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

Joint and several liability. Should the successful tenderer be a consortium of companies, the lead partner will be responsible for completing the commission on behalf of the consortium and all payments will be made to the lead partner for services rendered by the consortium. Support partners will be required to complete a collateral warranty agreement in favour of the Contracting Authority.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Staff working with clients are DBS checked.
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: Registered with the British Association of Removers or equivalent.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See ITT documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See ITT documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Staff working with clients have disclosure and barring certification.
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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

21.9.2015 – 03:00
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: 21.9.2015
Place: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Town Hall, Hornton Street
For the attention of: Celia Caliskan
W8 7NX London
UNITED KINGDOMPersons 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

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘Capital e-Sourcing’ (www.capitalesourcing.com). Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate and registration is free.

Under no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for tenderers’ costs.
The Contracting Authority has considered the use of lots and decided that on this occasion taking into account the subject matter of the Contract, the market in Suppliers and other relevant factors that it would not be in the Contracting Authority’s economic interests to use lots.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right not to award a contract.
No minimum volume of business is guaranteed by the contract.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: As set out in the UK’s Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as Amended).
A minimum 10 calendar day standstill period will be incorporated at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to interested service providers. Interested service providers who are unsuccessful shall be informed as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why they were unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) (the Regulations) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation periods (in general 30 days beginning with the date when the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that the grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Contracting Authorities (as defined in the Regulations) to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the contracting authorities to pay a fine and/or order that the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow an application to be made to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19.8.2015

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