Tender to Provide Sensory Impairment Service in London
The term ‘Sensory Impairment’ encompasses visual impairment (including blind and partially sighted), hearing impairment (including those who are profoundly deaf, deafened and hard of hearing) and dual sensory impairment (deaf blindness).
United Kingdom-London: Community health services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Wandsworth Borough Council
The Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street
Contact point(s): Central Procurement Team
For the attention of: Adi-Naitey Puplampu
SW18 2PU London
Telephone: +44 2088716747
General address of the contracting authority: www.wandsworth.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.delta-esourcing.com
Electronic access to information: www.delta-esourcing.com; www.gov.uk/contractsfinder
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.delta-esourcing.com
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKI11
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The overall objectives of the Sensory Impairment Service are:
— to support people with sensory impairments to live healthy and active lives;
— to support people with sensory impairments to live independently and exercise choice and control over there daily lives;
— to support people with sensory impairments in finding and retaining work, training and apprenticeships;
— to support people with sensory impairments to participate fully in their community, including living in accommodation that meets their needs, travelling around the Borough and meeting other people;
— to support people with sensory impairments to access the financial and non-financial benefits to which they are entitled.
The approximate annual value of the contract is GBP 250 000.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
85323000 – EA19
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Range: between 1 250 000 and 1 375 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: Option to renew for up to 2 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: As set out in Invitation to Tender.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in Invitation to Tender.
As set out in Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in Invitation to Tender.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
To express an interest in the opportunity, providers must access and refer to the tender documents at www.delta-esourcing.com
Providers must register and log in to the portal and find the Response Manager. Once on the Response Manager page, type in the following Access Code: 9SJEA947V6. Providers should then follow the on screen instructions.
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GO Reference: GO-2015124-PRO-7416004.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
Telephone: +44 20794760000
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the relevant Authority as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the Applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authorities to amend any document and may award damages.
If the contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the relevant authority to pay a fine, and/or order that the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: