Domestic Violence and Violence Against Women and Girls Services – London

Domestic Violence and Violence Against Women and Girls Services – London

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and Wandsworth Borough Council (the Councils), are inviting tenders from suitably experienced and qualified contractors for the provision of services in support of victims and persons at risk, of domestic violence or violence against women and girls.

United Kingdom-London: Social work and related services

2020/S 169-410336

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: London Borough of Wandsworth
Postal address: Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI34 Wandsworth
Postal code: SW18 2PU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: adi-naitey.puplampu@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk
E-mail: adi-naitey.puplampu@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2088716747
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Postal address: Civic Centre, 44 York Street
Town: Twickenham
NUTS code: UKI75 Hounslow and Richmond upon Thames
Postal code: TW1 3BZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: adi-naitey.puplampu@richmondandwandsworth.gov.ukInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.richmond.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.delta-esourcing.com

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Social-work-and-related-services./5GVTC53XH4
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to 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:

Domestic Violence and Violence Against Women and Girls Services

 

Reference number: CPT/2157

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000 Social work and related services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and Wandsworth Borough Council (the Councils), are inviting tenders from suitably experienced and qualified contractors for the provision of services in support of victims and persons at risk, of domestic violence or violence against women and girls, in accordance with the specification at volume two of the invitation to tender documentation (the ‘Services’). The Councils shall award a three (3)-year contract with an option for a further two 12-month extension(s) period(s) at the Council’s discretion, subject to the availability of funding. Should external funding become insufficient, the Councils reserve the right to terminate the contract at their absolute discretion.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 200 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI34 Wandsworth
NUTS code: UKI75 Hounslow and Richmond upon Thames
Main site or place of performance:

Wandsworth, Hounslow and Richmond upon Thames.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

This proposed procurement aims to appoint one suitably experienced and qualified supplier of services for persons at various levels of risk or victims, of domestic violence and violence against women and girls, under one contract.

These services shall consist essentially in the provision of refuge or emergency accommodation-based services and Independent Domestic Violence Advocates (IDVAs). The Services will be provided across the London Boroughs of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough Council simultaneously, over the lifetime of the contract, in support of such persons.

 

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: 3 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial term of the contract shall be for 3 years with an option to extend the contract for two further period or periods of up to 24 months. extension option(s). The contract shall also be subject to the availability of MOPAC funding and the Councils reserve the right to modify the scope of services delivered or terminate the contract depending on the availability of such funding at any time during the contract.

 

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

As set out in more detail in the tender documentation.

 

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:

As set out in tender documentation.

 

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:

As set out in tender documents.

 

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 040-095859

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

Date: 07/10/2020
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: 07/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Online at www.delta-esourcing.com

 

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

N/A.

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

 

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.All additional information relevant to this process shall be communicated via this portal.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Social-work-and-related-services./5GVTC53XH4

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/5GVTC53XH4

Go reference: GO-2020827-PRO-16997515

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The High Court
Postal address: The Strand, Royal Courts of Justice
Town: London
Postal code: WC1A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20794760000

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: The London Borough of Wandsworth
Postal address: Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street
Town: London
Postal code: SW18 2PU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208871600Internet address: https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

 

Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the relevant authority as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or ate at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authorities to amend any document and may award damages.

If the contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the relevant authority to pay a fine and/or order that the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

 

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

Official name: The Cabinet Office
Town: London
Postal code: SW1A 2A
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072761234

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27/08/2020