Care and Support Services Contract Uxbridge

Care and Support Services Contract Uxbridge

To deliver a range of care and support services to adults and children with learning disabilities, respite care.

United Kingdom-Uxbridge: Social work services with accommodation

2016/S 056-092708

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Hillingdon

Civic Centre, High Street
Contact person: Karen Tait-Lane
Telephone: +44 01895558332
NUTS code: UKI11Internet address(es):Main address:

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


Personalisation of Care and Support Services Partner Project.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The London Borough of Hillingdon (the ‘Council’) is inviting expressions of interest from suitability qualified and experienced service providers to enter into a long term contract (the ‘Contract’) to deliver a range of care and support services to adults and children with learning disabilities, respite care, older peoples’ day care and children’s care home, and spot purchased services in the Council’s catchment are (together ‘the Services’). The Council’s vision is to modernise the provision of care services with the aim of putting service users in charge of their own care through the use of personal budgets and a core/flexible support model. The Council intends that the Contract will run for a term of ten (10) years, subject to satisfactory performance. Further details are set out below and in the Descriptive Document. Notwithstanding the information given elsewhere in this notice, this procurement is subject only to Section 7 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2016.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 157 000 000.00 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: UKI1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Contract is a contract for ‘social and other services’ and therefore subject only to Section 7 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the Regulations). The Council has elected to conduct this procurement in a manner which is generally consistent with the competitive dialogue procedure set out at Regulation 30 of the Regulations. However, due to the limitations of the internet portal through which this contract notice is published, Section IV.1.1 indicates that the procurement is being undertaken through competitive dialogue. Unless the Council directs otherwise, Applicants can assume that the conduct of this procurement will be consistent with Regulation 30.

Further details of the procurement are set out in the Descriptive Document.

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: 157 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Economic operators will need to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2016.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

As set out in the PQQ.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As set out in the PQQ.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

As set out in the PQQ.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As set out in the PQQ.

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

Competitive dialogue
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: 04/05/2016
Local time: 13:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 21/06/2016

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

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 to award a contract for part or all of the Services at its sole discretion. The Council shall have no liability whatsoever to any applicant or tenderer as a result of its 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 risk of the applicant or tenderer.

Under the Contract the service provider and its supply chain will be required to actively participate in the achievement of social and/or environmental policy objectives. Accordingly evaluation criteria and Conract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court of England of Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will observe a standstill period following the award of the Contract and conduct itself in respect of any appeals in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

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

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: