Zero to Five Childcare – Nursery Provision Torbay

Zero to Five Childcare – Nursery Provision Torbay

This Contract is for the childcare provision at the Nursery located at: The Nest Neighbourhood Nursery, Brixham C of E Primary School, Higher Ranscombe Road, Brixham TQ5 9HF.

United Kingdom-Torquay: Education and training services

2014/S 005-005130

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Torbay Council
Legal & Procurement, Procurement Team, “The Attic”, Torquay Town hall
For the attention of: Josie Medforth
TQ1 3DR Torquay
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1803207049
E-mail: josie.medforth@torbay.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.torbay.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.torbay.gov.uk/procurement

Further information can be obtained from: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Zero to Five (0-5) Childcare / Nursery Provision.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Brixham, Devon, England.
NUTS code UKK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This Contract is for the childcare provision at the Nursery located at: The Nest Neighbourhood Nursery, Brixham C of E Primary School, Higher Ranscombe Road, Brixham TQ5 9HF.
The childcare in this Contract is primarily for children aged zero to three (0-3) years as the school delivers the majority of childcare and education for those aged three to five (3-5) years in their maintained Nursery unit. However, the Contractor will have the opportunity to deliver the additional childcare required by the three to five (3-5) age range, this is presently required at either side of the school day, during holiday times and where extra capacity is required during term times where the school exceeds it’s usual attendance numbers of twenty six (26).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000, 80110000, 85000000, 85312110

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The childcare in this Contract is primarily for children aged zero to three (0-3) years as the school delivers the majority of childcare and education for those aged three to five (3-5) years in their maintained Nursery unit. However, the Contractor will have the opportunity to deliver the additional childcare required by the three to five (3-5) age range, this is presently required at either side of the school day, during holiday times and where extra capacity is required during term times where the school exceeds it’s usual attendance numbers of twenty six (26).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 500 000 and 2 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 96 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Not required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please refer to the tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Not applicable.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please refer to the tender documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Any supplier may be disqualified who does not respond in the requisite manner
by completing the tender document as detailed and attached within the
Authority’s e-Tendering system. Candidates are referred to Regulation 23 of the
Public Contracts Regulations (2006).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: any supplier may be disqualified who does not respond in the requisite manner by completing the tender document as detailed and attached within Authority’s e-Tendering system. Candidates are referred to Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations (2006).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum level(s) of standards required are detailed within the tender document as detailed and attached within the Authority’s e-Tendering system.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
any supplier may be disqualified who does not respond in the requisite manner by completing the tender document as detailed and attached within ProContract.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Minimum level(s) of standards required are detailed within the tender document as detailed and attached within the Authority’s e-Tendering system.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

T21813EY
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 20.2.2014 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

20.2.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

10.1.2014
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20.2.2014 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

All requests to participate and expressions of interest must be received via the Authority’s e-Tendering system: supplying the South West, which can be found at the following: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

If you are new to the system you will need to register your organisation first, before you will be able to express your interest or receive the tender documents. To do so, please follow these simple steps:
Once you have accessed the system using the web address given above, please navigate to Supplier Registration on the left hand side of the page. Once there follow the steps as laid out within the Supplier Registration Wizard.
When you have completed the registration, you will receive confirmation via e-mail of your username and password – please keep this safe, as you will need it for future reference to the system. If possible, please ensure that you use a generic e-mail address for the purposes of registration, in order that access to the system is not restricted to just one individual.
Once you have registered (or if you are already registered) you are then able to express your interest and receive the tender documents by following these simple steps:
Access the system’s home page and click Opportunities on the left hand side of the page. Once there go to Latest Opportunities and click Search. Find and select Torbay Council from the drop-down list and click on the opportunity when you see it within the list. Click Login and Register Interest.
As soon as you have completed these processes you will be granted automatic access to the Tender documentation. You can find the Tender documentation by selection My Opportunities on the right hand side of the page, which will appear when you are logged in to the system.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

please refer to the following link, which will detail the lodging of appeals process: www.torbay.gov.uk/index/business/procurement/tenderprocess/tender_appeals.htm

Body responsible for mediation procedures
please refer to the following link, which will detail the lodging of appeals process: www.torbay.gov.uk/index/business/procurement/tenderprocess/tender_appeals.htm

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: please refer to the following link, which will detail the lodging of appeals
process: www.torbay.gov.uk/index/business/procurement/tenderprocess/tender_appeals.htm

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

6.1.2014