Translation and Interpretation Services Tender – East Riding of Yorkshire

Translation and Interpretation Services Tender – East Riding of Yorkshire

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking for a single supplier that can provide all parts of the service.

United Kingdom-Beverley: Translation services

2018/S 236-539385

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
County Hall, Cross Street
HU17 9BA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Stuart Winton
Telephone: +44 1482395352
NUTS code: UKE12
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


2205-19 Translation and Interpretation Services

Reference number: DN379292

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is inviting tenders for one supplier to supply translation and interpretation services including telephone and written translations and face-to-face interpretation. Services are to be supplied to East Riding of Yorkshire Council. This Contract will run from 1.4.2019 to 31.3.2022, with an optional year for the Council to accept or not in 2022 for the period 1.4.2022 to 31.3.2023.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 230 000.00 GBP

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: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking for a single supplier that can provide all parts of the service as per the specification outlined and the requirements listed in the pricing schedule in the invitation documents accessed via the procurement internet portal “”. If no one supplier submits an offer that is suitable for all elements of the service, East Riding of Yorkshire Council reserves the right to award more than one contract, in lots. Should this prove to be the case, the lots will be taken to be the following:

— telephone translation services,

— face-to-face interpretation services,

— written translation services.

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

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

Start: 01/04/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is no guarantee of a renewal at either the end of the initial contract period ending on 31.3.2022, or on 31.3.2023, if the option year is accepted by a contract amendment, but a renewal is possible.

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
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: yes
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: 15/01/2019
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: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/01/2019
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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Head of Service (or equivalent), East Riding of Yorkshire Council
HU17 9BA
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: