Integrated Community Equipment Loans Service Nottingham

Integrated Community Equipment Loans Service Nottingham

The service will provide approximately 194 000 items of equipment and complete around 17 000 minor adaptations jobs per year.

United Kingdom-Nottingham: Health and social work services

2015/S 107-193863

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Nottinghamshire County Council
Procurement Centre, County Hall, West Bridgford
For the attention of: Catherine Flint
NG2 7QP Nottingham

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract


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

Integrated community equipment loans service (ICELS).

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


NUTS code UKF1

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)

Nottinghamshire County Council on behalf of the Nottinghamshire ICELS Partnership is seeking to appoint a suitably experience organisation to deliver the countywide Integrated Community Equipment Loans Service (ICELS).
The service aim is to enable Service Users and/or their carers to access a range of equipment and minor adaptations according to assessed need. The service will promote and enable Service Users to continue living independently and in their own homes.
ICELS is the mechanism by which Community Equipment is ordered, loaned, delivered and maintained across Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County. The service will provide annual maintenance and safety checks and make provision for facilities to demonstrate equipment, as well as carrying out minor adaptations works.
The service will provide approximately 194 000 items of equipment and complete around 17 000 minor adaptations jobs per year.
The Provider is also required to operate an on-line retail service for members of the public to purchase equipment and to provide relevant information regarding community equipment.
The service will operate primarily from premises in Bilborough Nottingham and from secondary premises to be located in North Nottinghamshire.
Additional related activities may be added to the Service during the life of the contract.
A Site Visit and Bidder Information Event will take place in Nottingham on Wednesday 17.6.2015.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 33000000, 33192600, 33700000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

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


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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 28-046590 of 10.2.2015

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

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

31.7.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

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

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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: