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The successful Supplier will be required to provide cleaning services for Guilsborough Multi Academy Trust. Guilsborough Academy is a secondary school situated in the rural village of Guilsborough on the Northamptonshire / Leicestershire border. The ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Guilsborough Multi Academy Trust
West Haddon Road
Guilsborough
NN6 8QE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1276-673880
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF23

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.guilsborough.northants.sch.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.litmuspartnership.co.uk/project/guilsborough_multi_academy_trust
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Guilsborough Multi Academy Trust ~ Tender for Cleaning Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
90919300
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The successful Supplier will be required to provide cleaning services for Guilsborough Multi Academy Trust.

Guilsborough Academy is a secondary school situated in the rural village of Guilsborough on the Northamptonshire / Leicestershire border. The school converted to academy status in 2011 and formed a Multi Academy Trust with Naseby Church of England Primary Academy in 2014. We believe that learning should be enjoyable and challenging. This belief, combined with the excellent teaching skills and commitment of our staff and the enthusiasm and hard work of our students, lies at the heart of our success.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF23
Main site or place of performance:

Guilsborough Academy, Naseby Church of England Primary Academy, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tender project is seeking to appoint a Supplier whose initiative and innovation will be welcomed for the provision of cleaning services within the facilities for the school. The high quality service levels proposed, should maintain excellent standards throughout, resulting in a pleasant environment for both the pupils and staff.

The basis and rationale that the Client requires the successful Supplier to operate to at all times, is being able to provide a school that is fit for purpose and that the Supplier is proactive in the management of the contract, thus ensuring that all specifications are achieved and that the frequency of cleans is as detailed within the Tender Specification.

The contract being tendered is for 3 years in duration from 1.9.2017 until 31.8.2020 and will be fixed price in nature, with the Supplier invoicing the Client for one-twelfth of the annual cost on a monthly basis.

It should be noted that the successful Supplier will be expected to bring to the contract: innovation; new equipment; and cleaning methods, with BICSc standards being achieved, as a minimum, thus ensuring that the highest levels of cleanliness are maintained in all areas at all times and also ensuring that the productivity of the cleaning operatives is enhanced moving forward into the new contract term.

At present the cleaning staff structure is:

- 1 cleaning supervisor;

- 1 assistant supervisor;

- 16 cleaning operatives (includes 1 driver and 1 cleaner at the Primary school).

The current incumbent is BCS Ltd. None of the incumbent members of cleaning staff are members of the LGPS.

The annual value of the current contract is:

Guilsborough: 110 658 GBP + VAT.

Naseby: 5 097.96 GBP + VAT (1 x cleaning operative here).

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: 350 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/09/2017
End: 31/08/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

A minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 10 suppliers will be taken forward to the tender stage of the process. Where less than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimum standards will be taken through to the tender stage. Where more than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standard, those suppliers with the highest scores will proceed to the tender stage.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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: 31/03/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 05/05/2017
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

Interest in the selection process should be expressed via email only to clearly stating within this email which contract / notice you are referring to. Please also provide, as a minimum, a contact name, full company postal address and telephone number.

The Selection Questionnaire and associated documents can be obtained at: https://www.litmuspartnership.co.uk/project/guilsborough_multi_academy_trust

The closing date for receipt of the Selection Questionnaire is 31.3.2017 (12:00). Suppliers are required to ensure that documents are obtained and returned to The Litmus Partnership Limited, by email to by the above closing date and time.

Documents in respect of economic / financial standing (where indicated in the Selection Questionnaire) shall be returned to The Litmus Partnership Limited, by email to by the above closing date and time.

It will be the Supplier's responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.

The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any or part of the contract which is the subject of this Contract Notice and reserves the right to terminate the procurement process at any time.

The contracting authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering for this contract opportunity.

The contracting authority will consider variant bids, evaluating them (so far as the variant or the evaluation of the variant is in the opinion of the contracting authority practicable) on the same basis as a conforming bid, but shall not be obliged to accept any such bid in preference to a conforming bid even if the variant bid scores more highly. No variant will be considered unless the bidder simultaneously submits a conforming bid.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Guilsborough Multi Academy Trust
Guilsborough
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:
25/02/2017