Westminster City Council Funeral Services Framework

Westminster City Council Funeral Services Framework

Westminster City Council are looking to appoint a single Framework provider to cover the requirements for funerals and related services for the borough over a 4 year period.

United Kingdom-London: Funeral services

2018/S 105-239777

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Westminster City Council
5 Strand
London
WC2N 5HR
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jo Badjie
E-mail: jbadjie@westminster.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI
Internet address(es):Main address: www.westminster.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.capitalesourcing.com

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Provision of Funeral Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

98371000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Westminster City Council are looking to appoint a single framework provider to cover the requirements for funerals and related services for the borough over a 4 year period. Westminster City Council will be the contracting authority under the framework, but the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Councils will be able to call off services under this framework agreement. Any interested parties should consider this when considering whether to Bid.

The contract will be include funeral services that are required under Section 46 of the Public Health (Control of Diseases) Act 1984 as well as Estate funded funerals.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Westminster City Council are undertaking an open procurement procedure in order to establish a four year framework with a single provider who will be responsible for carrying out the funeral services required by the Borough as well as the requirements of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

The framework will cover statutory funerals under Section 46 Public Health Act 1984 along with Estate Funded Funerals. The appointed provider will also be expected to assist with the admin requirements of any DWP funerals that may arise during the course of the framework.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 090-203409

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

Date: 02/07/2018
Local time: 11:00
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/07/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court of Justice
London
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:

01/06/2018