Surrey County Council Forensic Testing Services Framework 2019

Surrey County Council Forensic Testing Services Framework 2019

3 Lots. Lot 1: DNA Testing.

United Kingdom-Kingston upon Thames: Health and social work services

2019/S 039-088292

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Surrey County Council
County Hall, Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
KT1 2DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Victoria Fern
E-mail: victoria.fern@surreycc.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ2
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sesharedservices.org.uk/esourcing

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.sesharedservices.org.uk/esourcing
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

SCC VF — Forensic Testing Services Framework

Reference number: SCC – 024940

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Surrey County Council must meet a range of statutory obligations to ensure that decisions about children are made using robust information. Often this information is obtained through a range of forensic tests and expert assessments to support care planning decisions. Forensic testing (a term used to cover DNA, drug and alcohol testing) are used to help inform decision making, particularly in regards to the safeguarding of children. These tests are typically carried out before going to court, during care proceedings or are ordered by the court. The Framework will be broken down as follows:

Lot 1: DNA Testing;

Lot 2: Drug Testing;

Lot 3: Alcohol Testing.

Surrey County Council is looking to appoint 3 suppliers who must be able to carry out all forensic testing services (DNA, Drug and Alcohol) across the whole of Surrey.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: DNA Testing

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ2
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Surrey County Council is looking to appoint 3 suppliers who must be able to carry out all forensic testing services (DNA, Drug and Alcohol) across the whole of Surrey.

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

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/08/2019
End: 31/07/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for up to 36 months.

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: yes

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Drug Testing

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ2
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Surrey County Council is looking to appoint 3 suppliers who must be able to carry out all forensic testing services (DNA, Drug and Alcohol) across the whole of Surrey.

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

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/08/2019
End: 31/07/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend up to 36 months.

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: yes

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Alcohol Testing

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ2
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Surrey County Council is looking to appoint 3 suppliers who must be able to carry out all forensic testing services (DNA, Drug and Alcohol) across the whole of Surrey.

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

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/08/2019
End: 31/07/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend up to 36 months.

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: yes

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

List and brief description of conditions:

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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

Light Touch Regime

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: 25/03/2019
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Surrey County Council
County Hall, Room 412, Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
KT1 2DW
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/02/2019

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