Security Services Invitation to Tender – Sussex

Security Services Invitation to Tender – Sussex

To supply a variety of security services.

United Kingdom-Worthing: Security services

2020/S 144-355992

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: Swandean Hospital, Arundel Road
Town: Worthing
NUTS code: UKJ2 Surrey, East and West Sussex
Postal code: KT22 7AD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Rod Walters

Internet address(es):Main address:

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement



II.1.2)Main CPV code

79710000 Security services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, hereafter referred to as (the ‘Authority’), is issuing this invitation to tender (‘ITT’) in connection with an OJEU compliant competitive procurement for Security Services to find a suitably skilled and experienced organisation to supply a variety of security services:

• manned guarding, including static and mobile patrols (including dog);

• key holding and alarm response; and include:

• lock/unlock of buildings;

• alarm receiving centres;

• sniffer dog.

The authority may, at its discretion, subject to satisfactory contract performance and obtaining value for money offer a extend the contract for a further 3 years to a maximum of 6 years in total.

This contract may be accessed/used in part or full by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust at their discretion.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79710000 Security services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ2 Surrey, East and West Sussex

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

• manned guarding, including static and mobile patrols (including dog);

• key holding and alarm response; and include:

• lock/unlock of buildings;

• alarm receiving centres;

• sniffer dog.

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

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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:

The service provider shall ensure all Security Staff have sufficient breadth of experience to cope with the level of expertise which will be required during the life of this agreement; and have been trained in ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Security Industry Authority and licensed prior to commencing work on the Authority’s sites in accordance with the terms of the Private Security Industry Act 2001 (as amended).

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: 28/08/2020
Local time: 11:59
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 28/08/2020
Local time: 12:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: NHSE
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: