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18/10/2014    S201

United Kingdom-Wallingford: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2014/S 201-355002

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council
Postal address: Council Offices, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford
Town: Wallingford
Postal code: OX10 1SL
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Ms Caroline Wood
E-mail: cawood@southandvale.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1865252095

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council
Postal address: Council Offices Benson Lane Crowmarsh Gifford
Town: Wallingford
Postal code: OX10 1SL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Caroline Wood
E-mail: procurement@southandvale.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1865252095

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

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

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Corporate Support Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Oxfordshire and Hampshire and Somerset.

NUTS code UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
South Oxfordshire District Council and the Vale of White Horse District Council, together with Hart District Council, Havant District Council, and Mendip District Council (the Councils) are considering entering into a procurement for a range of support and transactional services. In some cases this represents the re-provisioning of services that have already been externalised, and for other services currently performed in-house the Councils intend to conduct a market test for these.
The services so far identified for market testing by South and Vale: Car park administration, Engineering/drainage, Democratic services, Facilities management, Property management, IT security, Legal, Canteen operation, IT helpdesk, Land charges, Human resources, Data capture, Licensing, IT applications support, Street naming, Accountancy, IT infrastructure support, CCTV operation, Internal audit, Procurement, Post Room. In addition to these, Mendip District Council wish to include: Design and print, Postal services.
This list is just an indication of the potential scope and is subject to change prior to formerly commencing procurement in early 2015. No guarantee is given at this stage that all of the services will be required, or that all the Councils listed will proceed.
The value of the services potentially in scope is around GBP 20 000 000 per annum.
A market engagement day is scheduled for 10:00 am 23.10.2014 and will be held at South Oxfordshire District Council's offices in Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8ED. The purpose of the day will be to provide prospective bidders with further information about this opportunity, and to inform decisions as to scope, commercial arrangement for any future contract, and procurement strategy.
The Councils wish to engage with the market to shape a potential future procurement exercise. Those organisations who may be interested in engaging with the Councils in this shaping exercise should express an interest by sending an email to procurement@southandvale.gov.uk
All organisations wishing to engage will be provided with information relating to the project and the market test questionnaire.
Suppliers should restrict attendee numbers to no more than three delegates per organisation. Please confirm delegate contact details when expressing an interest.
Please note that recording your interest will not automatically enter you into any tender process for these services.
Suppliers are asked to note that this notice is not a formal invitation to tender.

Lots

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

79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security, 79900000 Miscellaneous business and business-related services, 79500000 Office-support services, 98351000 Car park management services, 71300000 Engineering services, 79100000 Legal services, 79993100 Facilities management services, 55510000 Canteen services, 72222300 Information technology services, 72313000 Data capture services, 72267100 Maintenance of information technology software, 79710000 Security services, 79212200 Internal audit services, 79211000 Accounting services, 79933000 Design support services, 79810000 Printing services, 64110000 Postal services, 70330000 Property management services of real estate on a fee or contract basis, 45232452 Drainage works

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
31.1.2016
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
Suppliers attention is drawn to the market engagement day on 23.10.2014 at the offices of South Oxfordshire District Council.
South Oxfordshire District Council and the Vale of White Horse District Council are acting jointly in this exercise and are working in partnership with Hart District Council, Havant District Council, and Mendip District Council.

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:

Interested suppliers should express an interest via procurement@southandvale.gov.uk

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15.10.2014