Supported Accommodation Tender in Worcestershire

Supported Accommodation Tender in Worcestershire

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Supported Accommodation for 16-17 Year old Young People in Worcestershire.

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

2015/S 201-364413

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Worcestershire County Council
County Hall Spetchley Road Worcester
For the attention of: Jill Hobbins
WR5 2NP Worcester
Telephone: +44 1905728813

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

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:
County Hall, Spetchley Road
WR5 2NP Worcester

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Director of Commercial and Change
County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester
WR5 2NP Worcester

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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Supported Accommodation for 16-17 Year old Young People in Worcestershire.

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

Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Worcestershire.

NUTS code UKG12

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 940 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Framework Agreement for the provision of Supported Accommodation for Worcestershire’s young people aged 16 and 17 years.
Value estimated on current usage contract length 24 months with an option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

Tender to be advertised at

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes


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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

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:

See Tender Documents.

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

Iii) An organisation applying as the lead organisation for 2 or more organisations who:
(a) wish to provide the service as a consortium without legal status;
(b) can evidence a written basis under which the consortium would operate for the duration of the service required; and
(c) agree that the lead organisation will be contracting with the Council on their behalf.

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: See Tender Documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Tender Documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Tender Documents.
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: no

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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

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


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

11.1.2016 – 16:00
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

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12.1.2016 – 9:00


County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR5 2NP, England.

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

Automated Payment System.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) the contracting authorities will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the contract award decision is communicated to tenderers.
Part 9 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) provides for economic operators who have been harmed or at risk of harm by breach of the regulations to take legal action.
Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period.
The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow an economic operator to apply to the court 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:


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