Universal Youth Support London

Universal Youth Support London

The Universal Youth Support Service in Royal Greenwich will provide a range of well-managed, exciting and challenging positive youth activities for young people aged 10-21.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2015/S 087-157394

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Royal Borough of Greenwich
35 Wellington Street, Woolwich
For the attention of: William Jabang
SE18 6HQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2089212134
E-mail: procurement@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Joint Commissioning Team (Children Services)
1st Floor, Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington St., Woolwich
For the attention of: Alfred Donkor, Jacqueline Danquah
SE18 6HQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2089215655
E-mail: childrens-services-procurement@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Joint Commissioning Team (Children Services)
1st Floor, Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington St., Woolwich
For the attention of: Alfred Donkor, Jacqueline Danquah
SE18 6HQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2089215655
E-mail: childrens-services-procurement@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Joint Commissioning Team (Children Services)
1st Floor, Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington St., Woolwich
For the attention of: Alfred Donkor, Jacqueline Danquah
London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2089215655
E-mail: childrens-services-procurement@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Other: youth services — educational and leisure activities for young people

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Universal Youth Support Service.

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

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKI21

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)

The Universal Youth Support Service in Royal Greenwich will provide a range of well-managed, exciting and challenging positive youth activities for young people aged 10-21 (up to 25 years for young people with special educational needs and disabilities) with a primary focus on 13-19 years. The Universal Youth Support service will include open access, outdoor activities and effectively targeted and suitable provision for vulnerable and hard to reach groups including disabled young people with challenging and complex needs.
The Universal Youth Support service enables the Royal Borough of Greenwich to meet its statutory duty to secure and promote young people’s access to educational and recreational leisure time activities under Section 507B of the Education Act 1996, introduced through Section 6 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006. The programme will be informed by the views of local young people and include:
— educational leisure time activities eg learning opportunities through residential, weekend or holiday- time activities and volunteering activity which improve young people’s personal and social development and delivered using youth work methods and approaches,
— recreational leisure time activities such as sports, informal physical activities, cultural activities including music, performing and visual arts.
The requirement is split into 2 lots:
Lot 1 is for one contract for year-round universal youth provision covering four geographical areas, through direct delivery and sub-contracting arrangements. This will include a proportion of ‘high support’ provision for young people with complex or challenging needs and offer a youth work curriculum to meet the needs of young people in the Royal Greenwich young people.
Lot 2 is one contract to deliver a Summer Programme of short courses, through direct delivery and sub-contracting arrangements for young people in the Royal borough of Greenwich including those requiring ‘high support’ due to their complex or challenging needs.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Universal Youth Support Services delivered within the Royal Borough of Greenwich for 13-19 years old comprising of 2 Lots; Lot -1 All Year Universal Provision and Lot-2 Summer Provision. Estimated total value for both lots is 1 187 000 GBP per annum; Lot 1 estimated annual value is 1 115 780 GBP and Lot 2 estimated annual value is 71 220 GBP. Initial contract of 3.5 years (42 months) with the option to extend for up to 4 years.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend the initial contract period by up to 4 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 42 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 42 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: All Year Provision

1)Short description

Lot 1 is for one contract for year-round universal youth provision covering four geographical areas, through direct delivery and sub-contracting arrangements. This will include a proportion of ‘high support’ provision for young people with complex or challenging needs and offer a youth work curriculum to meet the needs of young people in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope

All-year youth support service including educational and leisure provision for 13-19 years old (up to 25 years for disabled young people). Estimated Value is 1 115 780 GBP per annum.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Summer programme of Short Courses

1)Short description

Lot 2 is one contract to deliver a Summer Programme of short courses, through direct delivery and sub-contracting arrangements for young people in the Royal Borough of Greenwich including those requiring ‘high support’ due to their complex or challenging needs.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope

Summer programme of short courses for young people in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Estimated value is 71 220 GBP per annum.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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 and 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 deposits and guarantees required 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:

Expressions of interest may be submitted by a single candidate or a consortium. In the event of a successful consortium bid, the Council reserves the right to require the consortium to establish a separate legal entity to enter into the contract or for all consortia members of the consortium to accept joint and several liability under the contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Further information can be found in the tender information.
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: further information can be found in the tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: further information can be found in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: further information can be found in the tender documentation.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

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

SPS: 1028

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: 27.5.2015 – 17:00

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

4.6.2015 – 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

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Duly authorised Council Officers.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

The Council 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 award a contract for a part of the services at its sole discretion. The council shall have no liability whatsoever to any applicant or tenderer as a result of it’s 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 Council shall be incurred entirely at the applicant’s/tenderer’s risk.
Also tenderers are to note the closing date to request tender documents is 27 May, 2015 at 17.00 and the tender submission closing date is 4 June, 2015 at 12.00.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of England and Wales, Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC1A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court of England and Wales, Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC1A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council will observe a standstill period following the award of the contract and conduct itself in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

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

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
SW1A 2AS London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: publiceorrespondence@cabinetoffice.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2072763000

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.5.2015

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