Security for Immigration Removal Centres

Security for Immigration Removal Centres

Lot 1 – Provision of Operation, Management and Maintenance Services in relation to Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre. Lot 2 – Provision of Operation, Management and Maintenance Services in relation to Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre.

UK-Croydon: security services

2012/S 172-284703

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Home Office – UK Border Agency
UK Border Agency, 2nd Floor, Bedford Point, 35 Dingwall Road
Contact point(s): Please see VI.3 ‘Additional Information Section
For the attention of: Please see VI.3 ‘Additional Information Section
CR9 2EF Croydon
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2086038053
E-mail: dscommercialprocurement@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Please see VI.3 ‘ Additional Information Section’
UNITED KINGDOM

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: Please see VI.3 ‘ Additional Information Section’
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Public order and safety
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:

Lot 1 – Provision of Operation, Management and Maintenance Services in relation to Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre.
Lot 2 – Provision of Operation, Management and Maintenance Services in relation to Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 23: Investigation and security services, except armoured car services
NUTS code UK

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)

Please note that this is a voluntary notice. The contract falls under Part B, Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations Act 2006, and is not being procured under the restricted procedure under those Regulations.
This procurement consists of two lots and the Authority’s intention is to achieve better value for money by, if possible, awarding both the lots to a single supplier and thereby maintaining the flexibility of terminating one of the contracts in future. However, the Authority reserves the right to award each of the contracts to different suppliers.
Lot 1 – Contractor is to operate, manage and maintain Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre.
Lot 2 – Contractor is to operate, manage and maintain Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000, 55500000, 60000000, 79713000, 79993000, 80000000, 85141000, 90911100, 92000000, 98341000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

This procurement consists of two lots and the Authority’s intention is to achieve better value for money by, if possible, awarding both the lots to a single supplier and thereby, maintaining the flexibility of terminating one of the contracts in future. However, the Authority reserves the right to award each of the contracts to different suppliers.
Colnbrook and Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centres are run under the Immigration Act 1971 and are places in which a person may be detained pursuant to a direction made by the Secretary of State. Colnbrook and Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centres provide safe and secure short-term accommodation for Detainees. Please note that the Authority reserves its right to change the detainee profile at the centres at its absolute discretion, in accordance with its requirements.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Provision of Operation, Management and Maintenance Services in relation to Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre

1)Short description

Contractor is to operate, manage and maintain Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000, 79713000, 55500000, 60000000, 98341000, 90911100, 92000000, 79993000, 80000000, 85141000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Provision of Operation, Management and Maintenance Services in relation to Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre

1)Short description

Contractor is to operate, manage and maintain Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000, 79713000, 55500000, 60000000, 98341000, 90911100, 92000000, 79993000, 80000000, 85141000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent Company Guarantees.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details to be provided in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The Authority reserves the right to require groupings to take a particular legal form to require one party to take primary liability or require joint and several liabilities.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Applicants will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). Please see VI.3 ‘Additional Information Section’.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details to be provided within the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: It is anticipated that the Respondent or its parent organisation will have an annual turnover of 120 000 000 GBP; however, the Authority may use its discretion to waive this requirement, having regard to other financial and non-financial factors.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Details to be provided within the PQQ.
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: yes

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 number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The evaluation process will be detailed within the PQQ.
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: It is anticipated that these contracts will be awarded to one supplier; however post electronic auction, the Authority will assess whether a single supplier with two contracts, or two suppliers with one contract each, offer better value for money and an award decision will be made accordingly.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

C/12/166
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

5.10.2012 – 12:00
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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

Please note that this is a voluntary notice. The contract falls under Part B, Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations Act 2006, and is not being procured under the Restricted procedure under those Regulations.
This procurement consist of two lots and the Authority’s preference is to award both the lots to a single supplier and thereby maintaining the flexibility of terminating one of the contracts in future. However, the Authority reserves the right to award each of the contracts to different suppliers if this approach would provide best value for money.
Lot 1 – Provision of Operation, Management and Maintenance Services in relation to Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre.
Lot 2 – Provision of Operation, Management and Maintenance Services in relation to Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre.
All dates and times are provisional only. The Authority is not liable for any costs incurred by those expressing interest in tendering for this contract. The Authority reserves the right not to award a contract or to award contract(s) for part or parts of the services only.
If the applicant considers that any information supplied by it is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted, along with the duration of such sensitivity. In such cases, the relevant material will be examined in light of exemptions provided for in the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in the event of any requests made under that Act.
This procurement will be managed electronically via the Government Procurement Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite.
If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for GPS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing dscommercialprocurement@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk

Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; the name of the registered supplier; and the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. The eMail will be processed and then the buyer will enable the supplier to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.
For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Government Procurement Service Helpdesk : Freephone: +44 3450103503 email: supplier@gps.gsi.gov.uk

Responses must be published by the date in IV.3.4.

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

3.9.2012