Tender for Community Collections Service – London

Tender for Community Collections Service – London

Westminster City Council requires a service to support London with collecting deceased individuals from various locations in London including but not limited to homes, nursing homes, hospitals or hospices, to a suitable facility for storage.

United Kingdom-London: Miscellaneous health services

2020/S 213-523101

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Westminster City Council
Postal address: 64 Victoria Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1E 6QP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: cbloomfield@westminster.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.capitalesourcing.com
Address of the buyer profile: www.westminster.gov.uk

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.capitalesourcing.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.capitalesourcing.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: www.capitalesourcing.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Community Collections Service

 

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85140000 Miscellaneous health services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Westminster City Council (WCC) requires a service to support London with collecting deceased individuals from various locations in London including but not limited to homes, nursing homes, hospitals or hospices, to a suitable facility for storage. This service is being provided to assist 33 London Boroughs with their excess deaths in their communities and to ensure the deceased are treated with respect and dignity whilst ensuring that respect of the beliefs of the individual and their families is embedded within the service.

The provider is required to deliver the services at a range of sites within the boundaries of the 33 London boroughs and up to 10 miles outside of the M25.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Westminster City Council (WCC) requires a service to support London with collecting deceased individuals from various locations in London including but not limited to homes, nursing homes or hospices, to a suitable facility for storage. This service is being provided to assist 33 London Boroughs with their excess deaths in their communities and to ensure the deceased are treated with respect and dignity whilst ensuring that respect of the beliefs of the individual and their families is embedded within the service.

The provider is required to deliver the services at a range of sites within the boundaries of the 33 London boroughs and up to 10 miles outside of the M25.

No quantities are guaranteed and no minimum spend is guaranteed.

The estimated framework value is based on the full 24 month framework duration.

 

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: 12
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: yes
Description of options:

Within the specification there is a list of options that the authority can draw down. As stated above there is an option to extend the framework agreement up to a maximum term of 24 months.

 

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

This framework is available to all London Boroughs including the City of London Corporation. Details are provided in the specification.

 

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:

As detailed in the specification.

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As per the tender documents.

 

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

 

That the number of Covid cases has increased and the expected peak is predicted now to be earlier than anticipated.

Services need to be in place from November 2020.

 

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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5

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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 12/11/2020
Local time: 9:00
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:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 03/05/2021

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/11/2020
Local time: 12:00

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: The High Court
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28/10/2020