Laundry and Linen Services County Durham

Laundry and Linen Services County Durham

The requirements include the hire of flat linen (sheets, pillowcases, blankets and towels), and the collection and delivery of the linen and related supplies to and from various locations across the Trust’s estate.

United Kingdom-Durham: Laundry-collection services

2014/S 203-359922

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

County Durham Procurement Consortium on behalf of County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Procurement Department, Bede House, Belmont Business Park
For the attention of: Lindsay Harris
DH1 1TW Durham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1913332883

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Health

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:

Laundry and Linen Services.

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

Services
Service category No 17: Hotel and restaurant services

NUTS code UKC1

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)

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is the largest provider of integrated health services in the North East with over 1 000 000 patient contacts per year. Our 8 000 staff serve around 650 000 people across County Durham, Darlington, North Yorkshire, the Tees Valley and South Tyneside. The Trust provides acute hospital services at 2 main sites, Darlington Memorial Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham as well as planned care and community services from several community hospitals. The Trust is seeking a supplier(s) to provide laundry services to the Trust. Please note this currently does not include the University Hospital of North Durham. The requirements include the hire of flat linen (sheets, pillowcases, blankets and towels), and the collection and delivery of the linen and related supplies to and from various locations across the Trust’s estate. The service includes but is not limited to the laundering of the supplied linen and other general linen including curtains, patient clothing, scrub suits, patient gowns, nightwear and other related items. This opportunity is for 60 months with the option to extend for 24 months. To express your interest in this opportunity please go to the link below and follow the on-line instructions:

https://www.cardea.nhs.uk/Cardea/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/ViewOpportunityEvent.aspx?EventID=2831&Culture=en-GB

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98311000, 98311100, 98311200, 39291000, 39518000, 19231000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
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

Duration in months: 84 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Appropriate statement from bankers.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Further details will be provided to those who express interest in this opportunity and/or are invited to tender.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No special legal form is required, but each supplier will be required to become jointly and severally responsible for the contract before acceptance.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with articles 45 to 50 at Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the relevant contract documents and other documentation including pre-qualification.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
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 number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Full details of the criteria are detailed in the pre-qualification questionnaire which must be sought and returned by the closing deadline.
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:

SP1081

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

no
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

24.11.2014 – 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

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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

To receive more information about this opportunity, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this opportunity, you must register your interest to this opportunity by using the link within the description section of this advert. Following an expression of interest, the PQQ will be available to access on the eSourcing system. The PQQ must be returned in accordance with the instructions set out in the PQQ by the time and date indicated. The contracting authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any offer and reserves the right to accept an offer in either whole or in part. The contracting authority is not responsible for any costs incurred by bidders in relation to the participation in this process. All figures provided in this notice are approximate.
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:

17.10.2014