Public Health Funerals Tender – Harlow District Council

Public Health Funerals Tender – Harlow District Council

Harlow Council has a duty under the provisions of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (Section 46) to arrange for the disposal of persons who die within its boundaries, where it appears to the Council that no suitable funeral arrangements can be made.

Public Health Funerals

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Environmental services – 90700000

Location of contract

East of England

Value of contract

£0

Procurement reference

MT223138

Published date

30 June 2021

Closing date

10 August 2021

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

1 October 2021

Contract end date

20 September 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

Harlow Council has a duty under the provisions of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (Section 46) to arrange for the disposal of persons who die within its boundaries, where it appears to the Council that no suitable funeral arrangements can be made.
Therefore, the Council is inviting tenders from suitably qualified and experienced Funeral Directors willing and able to provide burials and cremations in accordance with the above.
The Council is unable to guarantee either the volume or frequency of the services throughout the term of the contract but would expect approximately 1 funeral and 20 cremations per annum. This figure will fluctuate according to demand.
The contract shall have a duration of twenty-four months commencing on 1 October 2021 with an option, at the sole discretion of the Council, to extend the contract for a period not exceeding twenty-four months.

 

More information

 

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How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Carolyn Livingstone

Address

Civic Centre
Water Gardens
Harlow Essex
CM20 1WG
England

Telephone

+44 1279446655

Email

carolyn.livingstone@harlow.gov.uk

Website

http://www.harlow.gov.uk/