Manchester City Centre Street Cleaning
Manchester City Council
UK-Manchester: cleaning services
Section I: Contracting authority
Manchester City Council
Corporate Procurement Service, Room 106, Town Hall
Contact point(s): Mrs Louise Savage via Electronic Portal The Chest
For the attention of: see VI.3) Additional information for information
M60 2JR Manchester
Further information can be obtained from: TC150 – Deep cleansing and chewing gum removal on the city centre streets in Manchester
The Council is using the e-business portal known as THE CHEST. Once registered, instructions and details for accessing /returning documents can be found on this website https://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Greater Manchester.
NUTS code UKD3
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 2
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 400 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
Section IV: Procedure
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: The procurement will meet the fundamental aim of boosting the economy through rapid execution of the contract.
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
The Council is using the e-business portal known as THE CHEST (www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk) to conduct the procurement exercise. To gain access to the invitation to tender documents tenderers will need to register their details at the following link https://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm.
Once registered, tenderers will be emailed a log-in and password which will allow them to gain access to the invitation to tender documents.
Tenderers will need to electronically submit their completed tenders and accompanying documentation via the CHEST on-line portal by 19:00 pm on the 1.9.2010, as referred to in IV.3.4. Any clarification queries will also need to be submitted via THE CHEST website.
The Council welcomes applications from small or medium enterprises.
AGMA – in additional information.
Please note that although quantities and descriptions in the framework are those used and required by Manchester City Council this framework is open to and may be used by other Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA), and Manchester Partners – this includes the following Councils, Bolton, Stockport, Tameside, Oldham, Trafford, Rochdale, Bury, Salford, Wigan, Blackburn Darwen BC, Blackpool, Cheshire East, Warrington, Manchester Central Convention Complex, Commission for New Economy, Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (GMPTE),Greater Manchester Transport Unit, Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the Integrated Transport Authority.
The framework period is anticipated to be from 1.4.2012 until 31.3.2014 with the option to extend upto a further 2 years.
The Council reserves the right not to award a contract as a result of the procurement process initiated by this notice and will not be liable for any costs incurred by candidates.
Interested parties must submit a pre-qualification questionnaire by way of expression of interest. The Council is using the e-business portal known as THE CHEST (www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk). Applicants will need to register their details at the following link https://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm.
Once registered, applicants will be emailed a log-in and password which will allow applicants to gain access to the pre-qualification questionnaire. Applicants will need to electronically submit the completed pre-qualification questionnaire and accompanying documentation via the on-line portal by 19:00 pm on the 13.1.2012, as referred to in IV.3.4. Any clarification queries must also be submitted via THE CHEST website.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:28.12.2011