Business Services Concession Contract

Business Services Concession Contract

The Provider will provide development, procurement, marketing and contract management services to EotN in delivering these Frameworks.

United Kingdom-Sandbach: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2016/S 141-254658

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cheshire East Borough Council
Westfields, Middlewich Road
CW11 1HZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Emma Hyland
Telephone: +44 1270686453
NUTS code: UKD22
Internet address(es):
I.2)Joint procurement


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

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


16 170 Concession Contract for the Provision of an Engine of the North Framework Delivery Provider.

Reference number: 16 170

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Engine of the North Limited (EotN) is a company owned and controlled by Cheshire East Council (CEC) and keen to set-up a number of procurement related National Framework Agreements covering various work areas, which will be open for all public sector bodies to use as well as EotN. CEC on behalf of EotN is assisting with the procurement of a commercial partner in the form of this tender: a concession contract for the provision of a framework delivery provider (‘the Provider’). The Provider will provide development, procurement, marketing and contract management services to EotN in delivering these Frameworks. The contract term is 3 years +1 +1 and value is up to an estimated 2 000 000 GBP to be generated through the framework with a proposed rebate to be shared between EOTN and the Provider over the contract term.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

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: UKD22
Main site or place of performance:


— Awarded Suppliers Site;

— Borough of Cheshire East;

— Engine of the North Office, Westfields, Cheshire East Council Building, Middlewich Rd, Sandbach, CW11 1HZ;

— UK wide.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract will be let between EotN and the Provider who will develop frameworks on behalf of EotN; the 1st framework required is Volumetric Modular Housing enabling the efficient procurement of a supply chain relating to volumetric modular construction projects. It is EotN’s intention to utilise the Frameworks developed for its own purposes within Cheshire East. CEC has an ambition to directly deliver (via EotN) 3 000 new residential units, focusing mainly on starter homes over the next few years. The Provider to procure framework suppliers, promote and market the framework for public sector access, contract manage framework and all call-off contracts; all on behalf of EotN and to generate an income stream in the form of a rebate for each call-off contract under the Framework. Award criteria is specified in documents available on the Chest Portal.

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

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 30/09/2016
End: 01/10/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

3 year initial term with the option to extend for up to a further 2 x 12 months. Renewal following this is anticipated to be based upon the success and outcome of this contract and the contracts that derive as a result of this contract.

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: yes
Identification of the project: N/A.

II.2.14)Additional information

Any technical problems with The Contract and Tender Management System please contact the help desk on Email: telephone. +44 8452930459. In order to participate, providers must register, complete and upload completed documentation and submit this via the Chest at the link provided in this notice. The project reference on The Chest is starts with 16 170.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Please see tender documents for further information on SAQ and Award Criteria.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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.1.1)Type of procedure

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

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

Date: 22/08/2016
Local time: 12:00
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:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 31/10/2016

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/08/2016
Local time: 12:05

Verified and opened electronically by a member of the legal team, at Cheshire East Council, Westfields, Sandbach.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Legal member to verify submissions due to the value exceeding 1 000 000 GBP.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

This procurement exercise will be conducted on Cheshire East Borough Council’s electronic Contract and Tender Management System at the Organisations wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional required information through the Contract and Tender Management System. The values given in this notice are only estimations, final figures shall be considered through the competitive dialogue process. The Council gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative volumes— any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to Contract Award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of potential operators.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court
England Wales and Northern Ireland
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Cheshire East Borough Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations, 2015 (SI No 102) provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England,Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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