Tender for Public Health and Direct Funeral Services

Tender for Public Health and Direct Funeral Services

The Council is seeking a single suitable professional funeral director to provide Public Health Funerals as described in the Specification.

United Kingdom-Great Yarmouth: Funeral and related services

2018/S 018-037174

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Town Hall, Hall Plain
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2QF
United Kingdom
E-mail: Janice.Leeder@great-yarmouth.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH1
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=d14f5916-0001-e811-80ea-005056b64545&p=7a6b6917-1369-e511-80f3-000c29c9ba21
Additional information can be obtained from 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:

Public Health and Direct Funeral Services

Reference number: DN319509

II.1.2)Main CPV code

98370000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council is seeking a single suitable professional funeral director to provide Public Health Funerals as described in the Specification.

The Council will also be providing the option of Great Yarmouth Borough Council Direct Funeral Services for cremations.

The Council is seeking a single suitable professional funeral director to meet the needs of the service. The family will be the applicant and will be responsible for the completion and delivery of the paperwork to Great Yarmouth Crematorium (excluding the CREM 4, 5 and 6). All payments will be made directly to Great Yarmouth Borough Council at the time of booking.

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:

Public Health Funerals

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98371100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Great Yarmouth Borough Council has a duty under the Public Health (Control of Diseases) Act 1984 to cause to be buried or cremated the body of a person who has died, or been found dead in their area, where there appears to the Authority that no suitable arrangements for the disposal of the body have been made.

The Council is seeking a single suitable professional funeral director to meet the needs of the service whilst being able to provide the flexibility required to also accommodate the needs of the families involved. The collection of bodies is to be made in a suitable vehicle and funerals will be conducted in a professional manner with punctuality, decency, decorum and respect whether or not mourners are in attendance.

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: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 further periods of 12 months each.

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:

Direct Funeral Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98371000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Great Yarmouth Borough Council will be providing the option of Great Yarmouth Borough Council Direct Funeral Services for cremations.

The Council is seeking a single suitable professional funeral director to meet the needs of the service. The family will be the applicant and will be responsible for the completion and delivery of the paperwork to Great Yarmouth Crematorium (excluding the CREM 4, 5 and 6). All payments will be made directly to Great Yarmouth Borough Council at the time of booking.

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: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 further periods of 12 months each.

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
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: no
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: 23/02/2018
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/02/2018
Local time: 10:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Great Yarmouth
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:

24/01/2018

 

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