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28/01/2014    S19

United Kingdom-Codsall: Cremation services

2014/S 019-029604

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: South Staffordshire Council
Postal address: Wolverhampton Road
Town: Codsall
Postal code: WV8 1PX
Country: United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: Staffordshire County Council
Postal address: Wedgwood Building, Tippting Street
Town: Stafford
Postal code: ST16 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Darren Langley
Internet address:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Design, Build and Operation of a Crematorium Facility
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
South Staffordshire, England.

NUTS code UKG2 Shropshire and Staffordshire

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
South Staffordshire Council intends to invite interested parties to submit proposals for the Design, Build and Operation of a Crematorium Facility at a site identified within the district.


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98371120 Cremation services, 98371100 Cemetery services and cremation services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
Reference ST230. Staffordshire County Council is acting on behalf of South Staffordshire Council for the purposes of this procurement.
The Councils are inviting economic operators to submit expressions of interest before bids are invited.
This is an electronic tender. All requests for information to be sent through the electronic tendering portal and messaging facility on the Proactis electronic tendering system.
How to register:

1. Go to

Follow the instructions and then follow the link to on PROACTIS E-Tendering (

2. On the main page click Suppliers then Register links.
3. Follow the company profile registration process completing the 6 areas to complete your supplier profile.
4. Once complete click the finish button to complete your registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail which will contain an authentication link.
5. Once authenticated you can then login into Proactis.
6. Begin by clicking the Bulletin Board link to search for tenders.
7. Enter your search keyword and check the search criteria are correct for your chosen search, once complete click Search.
8. To register your interest against an active tender click on the contract title (highlighted in blue).
9. Click the Register button and then Continue.
10. The tender will now be in the the My Tenders profile area on the main menu.
11. Continue with management of the tender.
If you require urgent assistance regarding the initial usage of the eTendering package please contact the Contracting Authority point-of-contact in

Section I.1 of this notice. On failure to reach this contact, please immediately email the nature of the difficulty to

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: