Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
General public services
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
North Warwickshire and Hinckley College (The Midland Academy Trust) – Provision of Management of Sports Facilities.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 26: Recreational, cultural and sporting services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The Nuneaton Academy Radnor Drive, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 7PD.
NUTS code UKG
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)
North Warwickshire and Hinckley College is the sponsor for The Midland Academies Trust. The Trust is a distinct legal entity, with no ownership arrangement between the 2. Within the Trust there are currently five schools (academies), all of which have a large degree of operational autonomy — Although they are not legal entities in their own right. The Nuneaton Academy under the umbrella of The Midland Academies Trust are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced and competent provider to deliver Management of Sports Facilities from their premises in Nuneaton. The services will be provided outside of The Nuneaton Academy’s core hours of operation during term time and also outside of term time and holiday periods. Aims and Objectives: — To increase and improve the quality and range of sporting and physical activity opportunities offered to students, staff and the community — To offer a range of opportunities that are inclusive and accessible — To encourage beginners to use the facilities as well as those looking to improve their skills — To maximise income potential for the Academy — To provide affordable access to the facilities. (The facilities are located in a demographic area which includes high volume of low income households). — To provide an offer that is considerate of alternatives within the local area — To maximise the use of the facilities outside of Academy operational hours i.e. evenings, weekends and holiday periods — To maximise opportunity for additional services including Children’s Birthday Parties, Holiday Clubs, Summer Clubs etc. — To operate in line with any national agenda’s / strategies that arise Priority given to Students and Funding Partner Obligations — To incorporate and promote offers / special offers / benefits to Students and Staff within the Trust — To build and open and honest relationship with the Trust that has clear outlined responsibilities and expectations between the parties — To appoint a pro-active contractor in sourcing funding opportunities and grants and supporting the Academy on applications and associated requirements.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:
The Midland Academies Trust requires 1 supplier to fulfil its sports management service requirements.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 1.11.2016. Completion 31.10.2024
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The right is reserved to require a guarantee bond to secure any risk exposure of early termination of any local authority pension scheme admitted body status agreement entered into.
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:
Where a consortium or other grouping of suppliers submits a bid, such consortia or grouping must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the Contracting Authority on all matters relating to the Contract. All consortium members or grouping will be required to be jointly and severally liable in respect of the obligations and liabilities relating to the Contract.
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
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre-qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of enrolment on professional or trade registers and details on whether bankruptcy, convictions of professional misconduct, non payment relating to social security contributions or taxes applies to the economic operator. Economic operators may be excluded from participation if any of these circumstances applies. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of turnover, profit and capital and reserves for previous 2 years. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum Turnover: 2 000 000 GBP Minimum Insurance Levels: 10 000 000 GBP PL and EL and 1 GBP PI.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre-qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process evidence of business quality standards, accreditations, and relevant experience. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no
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
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: It is known or anticipated that there are a large number of providers in the market, the Contracting Authority has limited resource to evaluate tenders. The Selection Criteria to be used to restrict the number of tenders can be found in the PQQ documentation.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
30.6.2016 – 14:00
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
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
Section II.3) — Dates refer to the initial contract period and do not include the options of any extensions. Section IV.3.5) — Any dates shown are an estimate. In the first instance, candidates should register with www.multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract, full details of the contract will be available. The Contracting Authority shall not be under any obligation to accept any tender. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the entire or parts of the tender, without such an action conferring any right to compensation on the Tenderers. The Contracting Authority has no liability to settle any cost incurred by the tenderer as a result of the tendering procedure.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: