Tender for Body Removals and Body Storage of Deceased Persons

Tender for Body Removals and Body Storage of Deceased Persons

To provide a rapid and effective response when called upon by the Coroner.

United Kingdom-Chichester: Hospital services

2018/S 074-164716

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

West Sussex County Council
County Hall
Chichester
PO19 1RQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Terri Hudson
Telephone: +44 3302228338
E-mail: terri.hudson@westsussex.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ27
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained 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:

Body Removals and Body Storage of deceased persons for HM Coroners

Reference number: WSCC – 019295

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85111000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Body Removals is to provide a rapid and effective response when called upon by the Coroner, or officers acting on his behalf, to remove a body from the place of death and transport it directly to the coroners nominated mortuary. Body Storage is for the storage of bodies that either do not require a post mortem or for overflow where the nominated mortuary is not available i.e. 20 spaces.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 490 000.00 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:

Body Removals

Lot No: Lot 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33940000
98370000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ27
NUTS code: UKJ28
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract will be to provide a rapid and effective response when called upon by the Coroner, or officers acting on his behalf, to remove a Body from the place of death and transporting it directly to the coroners nominated mortuary.

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: 350 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Term is proposed to be initially 3 years with the option to be extended up to a maximum of 4 further years, with any extension not exceeding 3 years in total.

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Body Storage

Lot No: Lot 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33940000
33942000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ27
NUTS code: UKJ28
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Body Storage is for the storage of bodies in the county that either do not require a post mortem or for overflow when the coroners nominated mortuary is not available i.e. 20 spaces.

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: 140 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Term is proposed to be initially 3 years with the option to be extended up to a maximum of 4 further years, with any extension not exceeding 3 years in total.

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:

Must demonstrate that all staff are suitably and adequately trained in all areas in relation to which they will be engaged under this contract.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 07/05/2018
Local time: 17:30
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

Tender must be valid until: 22/11/2018

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/05/2018
Local time: 09:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

West Sussex County Council
Legal Team, County Hall
Chichester
PO19 1RQ
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:

13/04/2018

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