Residential Care Services Tender Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Residential Care Services Tender Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Newcastle City Council has a duty to provide care and support for its vulnerable residents who are eligible according to the national criteria introduced by the Care Act 2014. 

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Health and social work services

2018/S 178-403502

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Council of the City of Newcastle upon Tyne
4th Floor, Civic Centre
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Contact person: Peter Rooney
Telephone: +44 1912116001
Fax: +44 1912114832
NUTS code: UKC22
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:

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


006067 General Residential Care Services

Reference number: DN315084

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Newcastle City Council has a duty to provide care and support for its vulnerable residents who are eligible according to the national criteria introduced by the Care Act 2014. The Council currently commissions general residential services from a number of external organisations in the City which allow us to meet the needs of some of our most vulnerable citizens and we are seeking to establish a new Framework.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 80 000 000.00 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: UKC22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

General residential care services are those that can provide care matched to the specific needs of adults aged 65 and over. The framework for general residential services for adults aged 65 and over will be for a period of 27 months expiring on the 31.3.2021. Placements will be made under individual call-off arrangements via direct award.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
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:

Please go to our website located at to register and download the documents. For further information please see V.1.3.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: yes
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: 19/10/2018
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: 17/01/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/10/2018
Local time: 12:00

Via electronic e-tendering portal system.

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

See Public Contract Regulations 2015
As above
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provides aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

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

See Public Contract Regulations 2015
As Above
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: