Supported Accommodation for Looked After Children in London

Supported Accommodation for Looked After Children in London

The London Borough of Bexley has a statutory requirement for ensuring that there is placement sufficiency for all Looked after Children aged 16/17 in order that their assessed needs can be appropriately met.

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

2016/S 135-242610

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Bexley
Civic Offices, Watling Street
Bexleyheath
DA6 7AT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Support Team
Telephone: +44 2030455300
E-mail: procurement@bexley.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI22

Internet address(es):Main address: www.bexley.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.bexley.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

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

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:

4674- Provision of Supported Accommodation for Looked After Children.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85311300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The London Borough of Bexley has a statutory requirement for ensuring that there is placement sufficiency for all Looked after Children aged 16/17 in order that their assessed needs can be appropriately met.

To help meet this requirement the Council wishes to procure 6 supported accommodation placements located at a single location, contracted on a ‘block’ basis.

In addition to the current (block) requirements detailed above, the Council also intends to implement a Framework for the provision of future supported accommodation requirements in either Council owned or Supplier provided properties, required on a ‘spot’ purchase or mini competition basis.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 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: UKI22
Main site or place of performance:

Outer London — South.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The London Borough of Bexley has a statutory requirement for ensuring that there is placement sufficiency for all Looked after Children aged 16/17 in order that their assessed needs can be appropriately met.

To help meet this requirement the Council wishes to procure 6 supported accommodation placements located at a single location, contracted on a ‘block’ basis.

In addition to the current (block) requirements detailed above, the Council also intends to implement a Framework for the provision of future supported accommodation requirements in either Council owned or Supplier provided properties, required on a ‘spot’ purchase or mini competition basis.

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The block contract duration is 3 years with the ability to extend for a further period / periods of up to 24 months, the anticipated contract start date is 1.11.2016.

The Framework duration will be for 3 years with the ability to extend for a further period / periods of up to 24 months, the anticipated contract start date is 1.11.2016.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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

Restricted 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
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: The Framework duration will be for 3 years with the ability to extend for a further period / periods of up to 24 months. This allows the ability for the block contract and the framework to co-terminate.
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: no
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: 12/08/2016
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

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.

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=209459631

GO Reference: GO-2016712-PRO-8470311.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

London Borough Of Bexley
Civic Offices, Watling Street, Kent
Bexleyheath
DA6 7AT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2030455124
Fax: +44 2082946385

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

London Borough Of Bexley
Civic Offices, Watling Street
Bexleyheath
DA6 7AT
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@bexley.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

London Borough Of Bexley
Civic Offices, Watling Street, Kent
Bexleyheath
DA6 7LB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2030455123
E-mail: procurement@bexley.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2082946835

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12/07/2016

 

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