Concession Contract for the Operation of Crewe Markets

Concession Contract for the Operation of Crewe Markets

Cheshire East Council invites tenders from organisations interested in undertaking the operation of Crewe Markets for a 10 year period.

United Kingdom-Sandbach: Retail trade services

2019/S 126-308540

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cheshire East Borough Council
Westfields, Middlewich Road
Sandbach
CW11 1HZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Steve Mellor
Telephone: +44 1270686439
E-mail: steve.mellor@cheshireeast.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD62
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

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:

18 109 — Concession Contract for the Operation of Crewe Markets

Reference number: DN419290

II.1.2)Main CPV code

55900000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This is a concession contract and will be open for use by Cheshire East Borough Council.

The value of this contract is in the region of 3 000 000 GBP — 5 500 000 GBP — the duration of the contract will be for 120 months (10 years). The contract will include a break-clause which will entitle the concession operator to terminate the contract at their discretion on the 5th anniversary of the contract start.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 500 000.00 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)

79952000
79993000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD62
Main site or place of performance:

Within the boundaries of Cheshire East Council.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cheshire East Council invites tenders from organisations interested in undertaking the operation of Crewe Markets for a 10 year period commencing Summer 2020, to include a lease of the remodelled Crewe Market Hall and Covered Market.

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: 5 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of the contract will be for 120 months (10 years). The contract will include a break-clause which will entitle the concession operator to terminate the contract at their discretion on the 5th anniversary of the contract start.

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
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: 30/08/2019
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/08/2019
Local time: 12:00

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 www.the-chest.org.uk

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. Expressions of interest must be by way of completion and return of the invitation to tender (‘ITT’) (in accordance with the requirements set out in the ITT) by the date and time specified in Section IV.2.2).

If you have any technical problems with the contract and tender management system please contact the help-desk on: ProcontractSuppliers@proactis.com or 03300050352. 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 DN419290. The values given in this notice are only estimations — the Council gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative values.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Regulation 86 (Notices of decisions to award a contract), Regulation 87 (Standstill Period) and Regulations 91 (Enforcement of duties through the Court) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended).

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 review and scrutinise the award decision before the contract is entered into.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/07/2019