Market Operator to Manage Markets in Hemel Hempstead

Market Operator to Manage Markets in Hemel Hempstead

Dacorum Borough Council is looking for an experienced Market Operator to run its various markets based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

United Kingdom-Hemel Hempstead: Non-residential property renting or leasing services

2018/S 155-355983

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Dacorum Borough Council
The Forum, The Marlowes
Hemel Hempstead
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 1442228346
NUTS code: UKH23
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


DBC (SF) Market Operator to manage markets in Hemel Hempstead

Reference number: CPU00413

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Dacorum Borough Council is looking for an experienced Market Operator to run its various markets based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire including:

— Marlowe Market in the main town centre,

— The Old Town Market based in the old town high street, and

— Speciality Markets.

The market operator will be:

— responsible for appointing, organising and managing the Traders at the Market,

— responsible for the Collection of Rents,

— working with the Hemel Hempstead Business Improvement District (BID),

— expected to undertake local marketing and advertising initiatives The full specification is included in the Part B document.

Please note that Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) may apply.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH23
Main site or place of performance:

Hemel Hempstead

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Market Operator to manage the markets in Hemel Hempstead.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 100
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Previous experience of running a market for a local authority of similar organisation

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 17/09/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 05/02/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/09/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
70 Fleet Street
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2075366000Internet address:

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period starting from the date when the contract award was notified to bidders. Tenderers have a right of appeal within the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Dacorum Borough Council
The Forum
Hemel Hempstead
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1442228346Internet address:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: