Supply of Cleaning Services to Ipswich Borough Council
The council has a need for various cleaning services for a wide range of facilities within the area of its operations.
United Kingdom-Ipswich: Cleaning services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Ipswich Borough Council
Contact point(s): www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
For the attention of: Louise Field
IP1 2DE Ipswich
Telephone: +44 1473433905
General address of the contracting authority: www.ipswich.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
Electronic access to information: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
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: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
NUTS code UKH14
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
1, Cleaning Services
2, Cleaning Services, on an as and when required basis.
Potential suppliers will be able to bid for Lot 1, Lot 2 or both.
The council will decide the award of contract based on the overall economic advantage across both Lots, which could give rise to 1 or 2 contracts.
The contract is for a period of 3 years with an option for a 2 year extension (5 years maximum).
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The contract is for a period of 3 years with an option for a 2 year extension (5 years maximum).
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Information about lots
Lot No: 1Lot title: Cleaning services
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
Lot No: 2Lot title: Cleaning services on an as and when required basis
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: The council considers that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) will apply to employees of the existing contractor regarding Lot 1 and to employees of the council for Lot 2. Ipswich Borough Council requires all its contractors to pay a ‘living wage’ as defined by the Living Wage Foundation to all those employed on the contract.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The authority reserves the right not to award the contract. It reserves the right not to proceed with all or any part of the project detailed at II.1 above and in no circumstances will it be responsible for any costs incurred by economic operators as a result of the publication of this notice or otherwise in connection with their tenders.
Full details of this tender can be found on the Suffolk Sourcing System — www.suffolksourcing.co.uk Before viewing this tender, please refer to the Suffolk Sourcing System ‘User Guides’ which can be accessed via the Suffolk Sourcing Homepage.
Suffolk Sourcing is an e-tendering system jointly operated by Suffolk County, District and Borough Councils.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: