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North East Lincolnshire Council is considering a service concession for the delivery of its cremation, cemeteries and related services. Whilst our current thinking is to agree a service concession, we are open to considering other procured models for ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
North East Lincolnshire Borough Council
Municipal Offices, Town Hall Square
Grimsby
DN31 1HU
United Kingdom
Contact person: All communication through https://www.yortender.co.uk/ YORtender reference:
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKE13

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.nelincs.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/council-information-partnerships/contracts-and-tenders/pannel/

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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
II.1.1)Title:

Bereavement services - service concession for crematorium, cemeteries and associated services management.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
98371100
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

North East Lincolnshire Council is considering a service concession for the delivery of its cremation, cemeteries and related services. Whilst our current thinking is to agree a service concession, we are open to considering other procured models for delivering the service. It has released this notice, to conduct Preliminary Market Consultation (PMC).

The Authority seeks potential providers' views; aiming to understand if the market can respond in accordance with its draft specification and seeks market reactions to it. Should the Authority determine it does want to procure such services, this is the market's opportunity to inform the final content of the specification of services and nature of the relationship(s) which will be subject of that ultimate contract. The scope includes current assets and services ie the management of a crematorium in Grimsby and 3 cemeteries in North East Lincolnshire as well as the potential development of existing and additional complementary services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

At this early stage the Authority envisages that one contract for the entire scheme will be awarded. The Authority is mindful that this opportunity could be sectioned into smaller activity clusters, but must ensure that its commercial viability is not compromised. To this end the emerging intent is to award one contract without lots, but actively seeks the market's views in this regard.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Bereavement services - service concession for crematorium, cemeteries and associated services management

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
98371120
98371110
98370000
98371000
98371111
50324200
45215300
98371200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE13
Main site or place of performance:

Grimsby and Cleethorpes.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North East Lincolnshire Council is considering a service concession for the delivery of its cremation, cemeteries and related services. Whilst our current thinking is to agree a service concession, we are open to considering other procured models for delivering the service. It has released this notice, to conduct Preliminary Market Consultation (PMC).

The Authority seeks potential providers' views; aiming to understand if the market can respond in accordance with its draft specification and seeks market reactions to it. Should the Authority determine it does want to procure such services, this is the market's opportunity to inform the final content of the specification of services and nature of the relationship(s) which will be subject of that ultimate contract. The scope includes current assets and services ie the management of a crematorium in Grimsby and 3 cemeteries in North East Lincolnshire as well as the potential development of existing and additional complementary services.

II.2.14)Additional information

All communication to be undertaken through www.yortender.co.uk.

This is not a tender; this is preliminary market consultation, which may or may not lead to a tender. Interested parties should log into the procurement portal www.yortender.co.uk, select ‘current opportunities’, select North East Lincolnshire Council from the drop-down box beneath ‘Organisations’. This PMC will then be visible.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
30/06/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The deadline for the submission of responses via http://www.yortender.co.uk is 13:00 on Monday 10.4.2017.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/03/2017