Tender for Speech and Language Therapy Services – London

Tender for Speech and Language Therapy Services – London

Speech and Language Therapy Services to Support Children and Young People in Mainstream schools, Children’s Centres and Linked Early Years Settings.

United Kingdom-Wembley: Health and social work services

2018/S 207-472710

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Brent
Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Martin Trim
Telephone: +44 2084241709
E-mail: martin.trim@brent.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.brent.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.brent.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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

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


Speech and Language Therapy Services to Support Children and Young People in Mainstream schools, Children’s Centres and Linked Early Years Settings

Reference number: DN361105

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This is a notice for social and specific services in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU Article 74. Brent Council invite relevant providers to tender for the provision of a speech and language therapy service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Speech and language therapy service to young people aged from 0 to 25 years attending children’s centres, linked early years settings, mainstream in and out borough schools and where applicable some young people attending further educational facilities including colleges. This will include support for children aged 0 to 5 and their parents attending Brent Children’s Centres and linked early years settings and high quality support for children and young people with Special Educational Need and Disabilities (SEND), with Education and Health Care (EHC) plan.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality/Technical assessment / Weighting: 45
Quality criterion – Name: Social Value / Weighting: 10
Price – Weighting: 45
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

1 year + 1 year + 1 year extensions (total of three (3) years) is available at the discretion of the council.

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.1.1)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 163-372562

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

Date: 23/11/2018
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/11/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right not to award any contract pursuant to this procurement exercise and/or to abandon this procurement exercise at any time and /or to award a contract for part of the services at its sole discretion. The Contracting Authority shall have no liability whatsoever to any applicant or tenderer as a result of its exercise of that discretion. For the avoidance of doubt, all costs incurred by any applicant and / or tenderer before signature of any contract with the contracting Authority shall be incurred entirely at the applicants / tenderers risk.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of England and Wlaes
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Martin Trim
Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way
United Kingdom
E-mail: martin.trim@brent.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:


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