Services - 314723-2014

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17/09/2014    S178    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-London: Accounting services

2014/S 178-314723

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Wandsworth Borough Council
Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street
Contact point(s): Central Procurement Team
For the attention of: Paul Carlisle
SW18 2PU London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2088716742

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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: yes

Other local authorities in the London area, other public sector organisations in the Wandsworth area and mutuals spun out from Wandsworth Borough Council
To be confirmed in the Contract Notice
To be confirmed in the Contract Notice
United Kingdom

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

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Finance Transactional Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 9: Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services

NUTS code UKI11

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Wandsworth Borough Council is considering the establishment of a framework agreement for the provision of finance-related transactional services. The framework agreement would be available for other London local authorities to access. The services include but are not limited to accounts payable services, accounts receivable and income management services, procure to pay services, provision of re-conciliations, accounting, budgeting and forecasting services and the provision of and support for a financial management system. The estimated annual value of Wandsworth Borough Council's requirement is GBP 1 822 000. It is anticipated that Wandsworth Borough Council's contract (to be called off from the framework agreement once established) will have a duration of six years, with the option to extend by a period or periods of up to 4 years. It is anticipated that the contract will commence in October 2016. It is proposed that the framework agreement will be available to other local authorities in the London area, other public sector organisations in the Wandsworth area and mutuals spun out from Wandsworth Borough Council. A definitive list will be included in the Contract Notice.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 11 000 000 and 20 000 000 GBP


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

79211000, 79211120, 79222000, 79211200, 48442000, 72212442

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): no
II.8)Additional information:

This is a Prior information notice (PIN) only: publication and call for competition will be conducted once the scope of the required services is fully defined and approved. Subject to Committee approval, Wandsworth Borough Council intends to publish a Contract Notice in December 2014. A Meet the Buyer event for potential suppliers will be held on 26.11.2014 at Wandsworth Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 2PU. Attendees should have relevant and comparable experience in at least one other local authority. To register interest please complete the short questionnaire available at Potential suppliers must register on this site to respond, although those already registered will not need to register again and will be able to use their existing user-name and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage. Suppliers must log in, go to Response Manager and add the following Access Code: JAFY27QM83. Suppliers should then follow the on screen instructions.

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:
To be set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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:
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2014912-PRO-5999647
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: