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Northamptonshire County Council, on behalf of the East Midlands Regional Children's Framework Agreement (EMRCF) Consortium invited Tenders for the provision of Children's Homes and Fostering Services Placements for Children and Young People. The ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Northamptonshire County Council
John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
Northampton
NN4 7YD
United Kingdom
Contact person: LGSS Procurement
Telephone: +44 3001266661
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Derby City Council
The Council House, Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF11

Internet address(es):

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

I.1)Name and addresses
Derbyshire County Council
County Hall
Matlock
DE4 3AG
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF1

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses
Leicestershire County Council
County Hall, Glenfield
Leicester
LE3 8RA
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF22

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://leicestershire.gov.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses
Nottingham City Council
Loxley House, Station Street
Nottingham
NG2 3NG
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF14

Internet address(es):

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

I.1)Name and addresses
Nottinghamshire County Council
West Bridgford
Nottingham
NG2 7QP
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF1

Internet address(es):

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

I.1)Name and addresses
Rutland County Council
Catmose Park Road, Oakham
Rutland
LE15 6HP
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF22

Internet address(es):

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

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
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:

East Midlands Regional Children's Framework Agreement.

Reference number: DN119587
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Northamptonshire County Council, on behalf of the East Midlands Regional Children's Framework Agreement (EMRCF) Consortium invited Tenders for the provision of Children's Homes and Fostering Services Placements for Children and Young People.

The Services for the EMRCF Framework Agreement to be provided have been categorised into two (2) Lots and split into Categories, which are described in terms of complexity and risk for each Child or Young Person's individual needs.

The Lots are split as follows:

Lot 1: Children's Homes.

Lot 2: Fostering Services.

Potential Providers can supply Services for one or more Lots and Categories and were expected to set out in their Tenders how they will deliver the Services they apply for, with reference to the Specification.

The term for the EMRCF Framework Agreement is Four (4) years; it started 1.2.2016 and is re-opened on an annual basis.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 500 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: 1

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Children's Homes.

- Category 1.1 Standard Children's Homes Emotional Behaviour Difficulties (EBD) Provision.

- Category 1.2 Specialist Children's Homes Emotional Behaviour Difficulties (EBD) Provision.

- Category 1.3 Specialist Children's Homes Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) with challenging behaviour - non Learning Difficulties (LD) or low level LD.

- Category 1.4 Specialist Children's Homes Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) with challenging behaviour - moderate or severe LD.

- Category 1.5 Specialist Children's Homes Complex Health Needs.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: Fostering Services.

- Category 2.1 Standard Fostering Provision.

- Category 2.2 Specialist Fostering Provision.

- Category 2.3 Specialist Fostering Disabilities.

- Category 2.4 Specialist Fostering Complex Health Needs.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 045-074651
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 1
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
09/02/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 27
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
BeaconChildcare Ltd
Hazelwoods,Winsor House, Bayshill Road, Gloucestershire
Cheltenham
GL50 3AT
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKK13
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Chartwell Care Services Ltd
Chartwell House, Gedding Road, North Evington
Leicester
LE5 5DU
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKF21
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Grace Care
27 Meadow Close
Nottingham
NG2 3HZ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKF1
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Halliwell Homes Limited
Office UF24, Technology House, Lissadel Street
Salford
M6 6AP
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKD3
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Horizon Care & Education
Venture House, 12 Prospect Park, Longford Road
Cannock
WS11 0LG
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKG2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Inspirations Leicestershire Ltd
2 Rosemead Drive
Oadby
LE2 5DP
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKF2
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Kedleston (Wings Education) Limited
G20 Lakeside House, 1 Furzeground Way
London
UB11 1BD
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKI
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Oracle Care
Unit 2, Dane Valley Mill, Havannah Street
Congleton
CW12 2AH
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKD2
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Resolute Care Ltd
Willoughby House, 3 Parkside Gardens
Wollaton
NG8 2PP
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKF1
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Senad Group
1 St Georges House, Vernon Gate
Derby
DE56 0PR
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKF11
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Amberleigh Care Ltd
Golfa Hall, Golfa, Powys
Welshpool
SY21 9AF
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKL
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 10.00 GBP / Highest offer: 500 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 2
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
09/02/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 25
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Fostering Options Ltd
The Master House, College Road
Maidstone
ME15 6YQ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ4
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Anchor Foster Care Services Ltd
1a Beresford Road
Gillingham
ME7 4ES
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ4
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Credo Care Ltd
12 High Street
Lydd
TN29 9AN
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ4
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
The Children's Family Trust
Hanbury Court, Harris Business Park, Stoke Prior
Bromsgrove
B60 4DJ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKG12
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 10.00 GBP / Highest offer: 500 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NA
NA
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:
08/03/2017