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 ...
Section I: Contracting authority
West Haddon Road
Telephone: +44 1276-673880
NUTS code: UKF23
Main address: http://www.guilsborough.northants.sch.uk
Section II: Object
Guilsborough Multi Academy Trust ~ Tender for Cleaning Services.
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.
Guilsborough Academy, Naseby Church of England Primary Academy, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom.
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).
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.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary 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.