Translation and Interpretation Services for Hillingdon Council

Translation and Interpretation Services for Hillingdon Council

Face-to-face interpreting and telephone interpreting services, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

United Kingdom-Uxbridge: Translation services

2015/S 124-227894

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The London Borough of Hillingdon
Civic Centre, High Street
For the attention of: Emma Wiseman
UB8 1UW Uxbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ewiseman@hillingdon.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.hillingdon.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.capitalesourcing.com — Interested parties are required to visit www.capitalesourcing.com, register and log in to view all tender information.
Electronic access to information: www.capitalesourcing.com — Interested parties are required to visit www.capitalesourcing.com, register and log in to view all tender information.
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.capitalesourcing.com — Interested parties are required to visit www.capitalesourcing.com, register and log in to view all tender information

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Education Establishments within London Borough of Hillingdon

London Borough of Ealing
W5 2HL

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Translation and Interpretation Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various sites in and around the London Borough of Hillingdon.

NUTS code UKI23

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Face-to-face interpreting and telephone interpreting services, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year including urgent response for the London Borough of Hillingdon and Educational Establishments such as Schools (as and when required).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79530000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

3 plus 2 year (subject to satisfactory performance) contract for the provision of Translation and Interpretation Services to the London Borough of Hillingdon. This contract to be available to Educational Establishments such as Schools within Hillingdon (as and when required) and the London Borough of Ealing.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 200 000 and 600 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Details of any deposits or guarantees required will be set out in the contract documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details of any financing conditions or payment arrangements will be set out in the contract documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability. Should the successful tenderer be a consortium of companies, the lead partner will be responsible for completing the commission on behalf of the consortium and all payments will be made to the lead partner for services rendered by the consortium. Support partners will be required to complete a collateral warranty agreement in favour of the Contracting Authority.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The council will be undertaking an assessment of the tenderers’ suitability.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the ITT.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the ITT.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 1

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

LBH – 0464

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 23.7.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

27.7.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (URL: www.capitalesourcing.com). Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The London Borough of Hillingdon
The Civic Centre, High Street
UB8 1UW Uxbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.hillingdon.gov.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: As set out in the UK’s Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

26.6.2015

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