57857-2019: United Kingdom-Barnsley: Other community, social and personal services

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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


Town Centre Enforcement Contract (Soft Market Testing)

Reference number: DN390939

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council (The Council) currently have a cost neutral environmental enforcement contract providing a visible presence and performing enforcement duties in the town centre.

The Council are looking to commission a new environmental enforcement solution in 2019 and are looking to engage with potential providers in the scoping stage to inform the approach.

This soft market testing exercise is for providers to engage with the Council to consider opportunities for the delivery of a cost neutral environmental enforcement contract for the Town Centre area of Barnsley.

Interested providers are asked to review the SMT document in YORtender and contact the Council via the message centre to register an interest in a 1-1 with Council Officers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no



II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Barnsley Council are investing into the Town Centre and developing a range of new facilities for visitors to attend including the new Market (which has recently opened), the Glassworks scheme and extended an public realm.

In order to protect the environment for those who live, work and visit the town centre it is important to ensure a professional, dedicated and supportive environmental enforcement service is provided and that the resources used to deliver such a service are ambassadors for the Town.

The Council is looking to engage with providers to understand what different models could be adopted to manage enforcement activities alongside education of the public to reduce incidents of things like littering in the town centre.

II.2.14)Additional information

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:


Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: