Tender for Removal and Storage of Bodies – Norfolk

Tender for Removal and Storage of Bodies – Norfolk

Norfolk County Council wishes to enter into a contract(s) for the provision of services for the removal of bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner for Norfolk.

United Kingdom-Norwich: Undertaking services

2018/S 171-388702

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Norfolk County Council
Floor 3, County Hall, Martineau Lane,
Norwich
NR1 2DH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Che Metcalf
E-mail: sourcingteam@norfolk.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH15
Internet address(es):Main address: www.norfolk.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home

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://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home
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:

Removal and Storage of Bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner

Reference number: NCCT41673

II.1.2)Main CPV code

98371200

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Her Majesty’s Coroners are involved in the investigation of any sudden or suspicious death. Under these circumstances, and by law, a post mortem examination may be undertaken to determine the cause of death.

Norfolk County Council wishes to enter into a contract(s) for the provision of services for the removal of bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner for Norfolk.

The contract has been divided into 9 lots (areas) covering Norfolk. You may bid for as many lots as you wish.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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:

Contract Area 1

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98371200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH16
Main site or place of performance:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of services for the removal of bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner for Norfolk.

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: 102
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Contract Area 2

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98371200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH16
Main site or place of performance:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of services for the removal of bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner for Norfolk.

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: 102
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Contract Area 3

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98371200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH16
Main site or place of performance:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of services for the removal of bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner for Norfolk.

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: 102
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Contract Area 4

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98371200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH15
Main site or place of performance:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of services for the removal of bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner for Norfolk.

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: 102
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Contract Area 5

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98371200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH16
Main site or place of performance:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of services for the removal of bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner for Norfolk.

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: 102
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Contract Area 6

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98371200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH17
Main site or place of performance:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of services for the removal of bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner for Norfolk.

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: 102
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Contract Area 7

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98371200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH15
Main site or place of performance:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of services for the removal of bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner for Norfolk.

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: 102
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Contract Area 8

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98371200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH17
Main site or place of performance:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of services for the removal of bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner for Norfolk.

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: 102
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Contract Area 9

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98371200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH15
Main site or place of performance:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of services for the removal of bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner for Norfolk.

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: 102
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 136-310947

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/10/2018
Local time: 10:00
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/10/2018
Local time: 10:05

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 contract duration stated assumes that the contract(s) run for a full 102 month period. The initial contract duration is 42 months. At the Council’s discretion, the Contract(s) may be extended by up to 60 months in stages of up to 24 months.

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Council’s e-procurement system. To participate in this procurement, applicants must first be registered on the system at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc

Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/BuyerProfiles

Once registered you will be able to see the procurement project under the “tenders” section and “express an interest” to view the documentation. If you encounter any difficulties whilst using the system you can contact the In-tend support team by phoning +44 8442728810 or e-mailing support@in-tend.co.uk

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Norfolk County Council
Norwich
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Norfolk County Council
Norwich
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

Proceedings must be brought within 30 days from the date of knowledge (the date on which the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen) unless the Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which proceedings may be brought, in which case the Court may extend that period up to a maximum of 3 months from the date of knowledge.

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

Norfolk County Council
Norwich
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/09/2018

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