General Cleaning Services Midlothian

General Cleaning Services Midlothian

Provision of general cleaning services across two sites including; window cleaning, PC and telephone sanitisation, feminine hygiene, consumable supplies, speciality services.

United Kingdom-Dalkeith: Cleaning and sanitation services in urban or rural areas, and related services

2014/S 174-307825

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Scottish Qualifications Authority
Lowden, 24 Wester Shawfair, Midlothian
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Maria Magennis
EH22 1FD Dalkeith
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3452136720

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.sqa.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00386

Electronic access to information: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Scottish Qualifications Authority
Lowden, 24 Wester Shawfair, Midlothian
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Maria Magennis
EH22 1FD Dalkeith
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3452136720
Internet address: http://www.sqa.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Scottish Qualifications Authority
Lowden, 24 Wester Shawfair, Midlothian
EH22 1FD Dalkeith
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3452136720
Internet address: http://www.sqa.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Scottish Qualifications Authority
Lowden, 24 Wester Shawfair, Midlothian
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Maria Magennis
EH22 1FD Dalkeith
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3452136720
Internet address: http://www.sqa.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: non departmental public body

I.3)Main activity

Other: qualifications

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

General Cleaning Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scotland.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Provision of general cleaning services across two sites including; window cleaning, PC and telephone sanitisation, feminine hygiene, consumable supplies, speciality services.
For the avoidance of doubt please be aware that this requirement does not include any premises cleaning.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=319055

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90600000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 120 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Contract extension.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2015. Completion 31.3.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum standards required are stipulated in PQQ document.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As requested in PQQ document.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

SQA1917
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 13.10.2014

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.10.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

17.11.2014

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Further notices may be published on the completion of this contract.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref:319055)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Scottish Qualifications Authority
24 Wester Shawfair
EH22 1FD Dalkeith
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@sqa.org.uk
Telephone: +44 3452136720

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

8.9.2014