Croydon Council Tender for Public Health Funerals

Croydon Council Tender for Public Health Funerals

Croydon Council seeking to appoint a provider to deliver public health statutory funerals and supply services.

United Kingdom-Croydon: Funeral and related services

2020/S 056-134563

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Croydon Council
Postal address: Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk
Town: Croydon
NUTS code: UKI62
Postal code: CR0 1EA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: V Guascone
E-mail: valerie.guascone@croydon.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2087266000
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.croydon.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.croydon.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://procontract.due-north.com
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

II.1.1)Title:

863/2020 Public Health Funerals

Reference number: DN464315

II.1.2)Main CPV code

98370000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Contract for the provision of statutory public funerals, in accordance with Part III, Section 46 of the Public Health (Control of Disease Act) 1984.

Term 3 years with the option to extend up to 2 further years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 225 000.00 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)

98370000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Part III, Section 46 of the Public Health (Control of Disease Act) 1984 places a statutory duty upon local authorities to cause to be buried or cremated the body of any person who has died or is found to be dead with the borough of Croydon where it appears that no suitable arrangements for the disposal of the body have been, or are, being made.

Croydon Council seeking to appoint a provider to deliver public health statutory funerals and supply services. The duration of the contract will be 3 years with the option to extend up to a further 2 years giving a potential contract length of 5 years.

It is estimated that approximately 50 public health funerals will be required each year of the contract.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 225 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This will be a 3 year contract with the option, at the Council’s sole discretion, to extend up to 2 further years.

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: 20/04/2020
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

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20/04/2020
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Croydon Council
Postal address: BWH
Town: Croydon
Postal code: CR0 1EA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Valerie.Guascone@croydon.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2087266000
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:

16/03/2020