Training Provider for London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Training Provider for London Borough of Tower Hamlets

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets wishes to appoint a provider to deliver training, skills and employment opportunities for our residents.

United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

2018/S 084-189994

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent
E14 2BG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Shorter
Telephone: +44 2073644752
NUTS code: UKI42
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


P5246 LFWE Training Provider

Reference number: DN336308

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets wishes to appoint a provider to deliver training, skills and employment opportunities for our residents from a facility which is to be provided rent free for up to a 10 years period.

The winning provider will work in partnership with the council’s integrated employment service, WorkPath, and will be branded as a WorkPath partner.

The provider will be expected to develop and deliver a framework and programme to assist and work with residents within Tower Hamlets to achieve skills, employment and training outputs.

The service will be funded entirely by income secured by the provider from external sources.

The contract has a maximum term of 10 years, with break clauses at years 3,6 and 9. Continuation of the contract will be by mutual consent and primarily dependent on the provider’s level of performance.

The tender evaluations will be based on 100 % Quality.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKI42

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Organisations wishing to express their interest are requested to register on the London Tenders Portal ( ) where the tender documentation will be available for download.

The Invitation to Tender (ITT) and the contract specification will be available to organisations who express an interest in the project dashboard for easy access. The full tender pack will be included within the online evaluation questionnaire.

Organisations must ensure that access to the system is available to their representatives dealing with the contract. The council will not be liable for the lack of delegated access within the organisation and will not send any documentation regarding the contract, which shall be exclusively available through the portal.

Tenderers are responsible for allowing sufficient time to submit their ITT /SQ. The council accepts no liability whatsoever for ITT /SQs that are not submitted due to internet connectivity issues, transmission delays or errors.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 100
Price – Weighting: 0
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 120
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

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.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: 30/05/2018
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

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/05/2018
Local time: 12:30

London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Legal Department, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London, E14 2BG

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

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place Town Hall, 5 Clove Crescent
E14 2BG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2073645000

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place Town Hall, 5 Clove Crescent
E14 2BG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2073645000
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: