Office Cleaning Contract London

Office Cleaning Contract London

Full range of office cleaning services and provision / management of cleaning consumables for three Financial Ombudsman Service buildings located in London.

United Kingdom-London: Office cleaning services

2014/S 057-095363

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Financial Ombudsman Service
South Quay Plaza 2, 183 Marsh Wall
For the attention of: Troy Martin
E14 9SR London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2037169016
E-mail: troy.martin@financial-ombudsman.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://financial-ombudsman.org.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta

Further information can be obtained from: Financial Ombudsman Service
South Quay Plaza
For the attention of: Troy Martin
E14 9SR London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2037169018
E-mail: troy.martin@financial-ombudsman.org.uk
Internet address: http://financial-ombudsman.org.uk/

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: Financial Ombudsman Service
South Quay Plaza
E14 9SR London
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs
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:

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

Services
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
NUTS code UKI

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)

Office cleaning services. Cleaning products. Sewage-, refuse-, cleaning-, and environmental services. Cleaning and sanitation services. Cleaning services. Accommodation, building and window cleaning services. Window-cleaning services. Office, school and office equipment cleaning services. Cleaning services of office equipment. Full range of office cleaning services and provision / management of cleaning consumables for three Financial Ombudsman Service buildings located in London.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90919200, 39830000, 90000000, 90900000, 90910000, 90911000, 90911300, 90919000, 90919100

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

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

The Financial Ombudsman Service requires office cleaning services for its buildings located in London. The requirement is for a range of daily and periodic office cleaning tasks and the provision and management of cleaning consumables.
The Financial Ombudsman Service occupies 12 floors of Exchange Tower, Harbour Exchange Square, London E14 9GE with a floor area of 24,000 m².
There are two cafés, a gym (with showers and toilets), a conference suite and reception area. The office space is predominantly open plan offering a flexible working environment and accommodates approximately 3000 staff.
Independent House 193 Marsh Wall, has 6 floors with a floor area of 7,000 m² and accommodates approximately 1,000 staff. As well as offices the accommodation also has a café and gym.
The Financial Ombudsman Service also occupies one floor in South Quay Plaza 3, 183 Marsh Wall, London, which has a floor area of 1,400 m² and accommodates approximately 250 staff.
The cleaning tasks will vary from building to building and the full specification will be made available at the Invitation to Tender stage.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 000 000 GBP
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: 48 (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:

No deposits are required but guarantees may be required at a later stage.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payment will be made 30 days in arrears in accordance with the terms of the contract.
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 but each service provider will be required to become jointly and severably 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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(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 three 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 on these turnovers is available;
Details of information and formalities are contained within the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Details of minimum level(s) of standards possibly required contained in PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
(h) A statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last three years;
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
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

Restricted
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 7
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:

FA00001/220/3-14
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 17.4.2014 – 13:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

18.4.2014 – 13:00
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

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.The Financial Ombudsman Service uses an eSourcing toolkit to enable its sourcing activities to be conducted over the Internet. Any organisation intending to submit an expression of interest must be registered as a supplier with the Financial Ombudsman Service eSourcing Portal. To register, visit the Portal’s Login Page at https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. The code required to access the event is: GN46FD2TC7.

If you believe that there are reasons as to why you would be unable to use the eSourcing service, please let us know by sending an email to: troy.martin@financial-ombudsman.org.uk and we will consider how best to overcome your difficulties.

If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on +44 8452707050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Office-cleaning-services./GN46FD2TC7

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/GN46FD2TC7

GO Reference: GO-2014317-PRO-5533615

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Financial Ombudsman Service
South Quay Plaza
E14 9SR London
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Financial Ombudsman Service
South Quay Plaza
E14 9SR London
UNITED KINGDOM

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:17.3.2014