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Sussex Downs College is one of the largest general further education colleges in the country. The College are tendering for a cleaning services provider to operate at each of their three campuses in East Sussex. The overall scope of the contract is ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Sussex Downs College
Cross Levels Way
BN21 2UN
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ22

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: college
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Cleaning Services at Sussex Downs College.

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

Sussex Downs College is one of the largest general further education colleges in the country. The College are tendering for a cleaning services provider to operate at each of their three campuses in East Sussex. The overall scope of the contract is to include all cleaning requirements including internal and external routine and non-routine activities. The contract will be fixed cost against the specification provided, and as an indication of contract size the total internal space for cleaning is approximately 44,173 m2.

The aim of the tender exercise is to agree a contract for the provision of a comprehensive, seamless and flexible cleaning service with a partnership approach at all three campuses of Sussex Downs College, providing ‘best value’ for the College throughout.

Expressions of interest are sought from companies experienced in cleaning education sites. The contract is for three years with two possible extension years on a one plus one basis.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 2 169 887.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ22
Main site or place of performance:


Cross Levels Way,


BN21 2UN.


1 Mountfield Road,


BN7 2XH.


Denton Island,


BN9 9BN.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cleaning services contract for Sussex Downs College's three campuses in East Sussex.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Contract Management and Support Quality Management Proposals — monitoring and self auditing / Weighting: 30 %
Quality criterion - Name: Experience, Skills & Technical standard / Weighting: 20 %
Quality criterion - Name: Practical Considerations / Weighting: 15 %
Cost criterion - Name: Price, Cost Effectiveness and Financial Control / Weighting: 35 %
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.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 061-114111
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

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Interserve Support Services
RG10 9JU
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ11
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 2 169 887.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(MT Ref:201029).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Panache South Ltd
175 Holdenhurst Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7590529300

Internet address:

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: