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02/04/2016    S65    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Inverness: Welfare services for children and young people

2016/S 065-112645

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: The Highland Council
Postal address: Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road
Town: Inverness
Postal code: IV3 5BX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Health and Social Care
For the attention of: Wendy Wallace
Telephone: +44 1463703419

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: Health and Social Care
Postal address: Kinmylies Building, Leachkin Road
Town: Inverness
Postal code: IV3 8NN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Contracts
For the attention of: Wendy Wallace
Telephone: +44 1463703419

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
Social protection
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:
Provision of Children's Residential Accommodation Service.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Highlands of Scotland.

NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Provision of residential care service for Children and Young People in the Inner Moray Firth and Lochaber Area using accommodation secured by the provider.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at


This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311300, 85000000, 85300000, 85320000

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:
The Service is expected to provide high quality placements for Children/Young People who may have a range of complex and challenging support needs. There are three lots, each comprising one residential unit with 5 beds.

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
VI.2)Additional information:

A Provider Information Session will be held on Thursday, 14th April in Inverness. To register interest, please email Wendy Wallace by 5 pm on Monday 11th April, indicating organisation and name(s) of attendee(s).

(SC Ref:437888).
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: