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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Walsall: Concession for the Operation of Walsall Outdoor Pursuits Provision
Document Ref:
316392-2019
Document Type:
Prior information notice with call for competition
Published By:
Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council
Date Published:
08 July 2019
Deadline Date:
02 August 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

Walsall Council’s current Outdoor Pursuits Service operates at Sneyd Water sports Centre (at the former Sneyd High School) and the Aldridge Airport Outdoor and Environmental Education Centre. The service is currently used by 23 school and community groups. The majority of the current service users are children and young adults with special needs. The service is currently delivered by 4 x FTE staff, supported by 15 casual sessional workers.The Council is looking for a provider to operate and maintain the service at no cost to the Council. The service is to be delivered in accordance with industry knowledge and good practice.The Council will require the existing provision to be continued, but the operator will have scope to expand and develop delivery beyond this.

Notice Details

Prior information notice

This notice is a call for competition

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

The Civic Centre, Darwall Sreet

Walsall

WS1 1TP

UK

E-mail: procurement@walsall.gov.uk

NUTS: UKG38

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil/aspx/Home

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil/aspx/Home


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to 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

Concession for the Operation of Walsall Outdoor Pursuits Provision

Reference number: WP3445

II.1.2) Main CPV code

92610000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Walsall Council’s current Outdoor Pursuits Service operates at Sneyd Water sports Centre (at the former Sneyd High School) and the Aldridge Airport Outdoor and Environmental Education Centre. The service is currently used by 23 school and community groups. The majority of the current service users are children and young adults with special needs. The service is currently delivered by 4 x FTE staff, supported by 15 casual sessional workers.

The Council is looking for a provider to operate and maintain the service at no cost to the Council. The service is to be delivered in accordance with industry knowledge and good practice.

The Council will require the existing provision to be continued, but the operator will have scope to expand and develop delivery beyond this.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

92000000

80413000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKG38

Main site or place of performance:

UK - Walsall

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Walsall Council’s current Outdoor Pursuits Service operates at Sneyd Water sports Centre (at the former Sneyd High School) and the Aldridge Airport Outdoor and Environmental Education Centre. The service is currently used by 23 school and community groups. The majority of the current service users are children and young adults with special needs. The service is currently delivered by 4 x FTE staff, supported by 15 casual sessional workers.

The Council is looking for a provider to operate and maintain the service at no cost to the Council. The service is to be delivered in accordance with industry knowledge and good practice.

The Council will require the existing provision to be continued, but the operator will have scope to expand and develop delivery beyond this.

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: 300 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 180

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

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.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Competitive procedure with negotiation

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 02/08/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

Interest in this contract process should be expressed via the Council’s e-Tendering Portal — https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil

The Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the concession.

The Council also reserves the right not to award a contract.

The Council will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by bidders in preparing their tender submissions.

The Council notes that the award of the contract may involve a transfer of employment undertakings pursuant to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, and will clarify the position with the applicants during the tender process.

This is a voluntary prior indicative notice as the value is likely to be below the relevant threshold and is for a service covered under the Light Touch Regime.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Walsall Council

Walsall

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

03/07/2019

Current Notes