Services - 427839-2017

27/10/2017    S207

United Kingdom-Paisley: Funeral and related services

2017/S 207-427839

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Scotland Excel
Postal address: Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street
Town: Paisley
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Postal code: PA1 1AR
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Operational Supplies and Services
E-mail: oss@scotland-excel.org.uk
Telephone: +44 3003001200
Fax: +44 1416187423
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10383
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from 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:

Provision of Funeral Service Providers.

Reference number: 23-17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
98370000 Funeral and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of Funeral Service Providers to all local authorities in Scotland.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

See additional information below (Section — II.2.14))

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39296000 Funeral supplies
98371000 Funeral services
98371200 Undertaking services
98371100 Cemetery services and cremation services
98371110 Cemetery services
98371120 Cremation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Main site or place of performance:

Throughout Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See additional information below (Section — II.2.14)).

II.2.14)Additional information

Lotting structure is still to be determined. The framework opportunity detailed in this Prior Information Notice will be tendered on a council by council basis and tenderers can submit bids for 1, any or all council areas for each lot, where applicable.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

See additional information below (Section — II.2.14))

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39296000 Funeral supplies
98371000 Funeral services
98371200 Undertaking services
98371100 Cemetery services and cremation services
98371110 Cemetery services
98371120 Cremation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Main site or place of performance:

Throughout Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See additional information below (Section — II.2.14).

II.2.14)Additional information

Lotting structure is still to be determined. The framework opportunity detailed in this Prior Information Notice will be tendered on a council by council basis and tenderers can submit bids for 1, any or all council areas for each lot, where applicable.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
18/12/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

I.2) Scotland Excel is a central purchasing body and may procure this framework on behalf of the following contracting authorities (and successor bodies):

— The 32 local authorities in Scotland listed at http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk/home/aboutus/Ourmembers.aspx

— Scotland Excel associate members;

— Any Registered Social Landlord based in Scotland, being defined as a social landlord registered, regulated by the Scottish Housing Regulator and listed in the Scottish Housing Regulator's public Register of Social Landlords which is available at: http://directory.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/Documents/Landlord%20Register.pdf

— Any Integration Authority, or other body, established pursuant to the Public Bodies (Joint Working)(Scotland)Act 2014, as listed at http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Health/Policy/Adult-Health-SocialCare-Integration/Implementation/Joint-Boards

— Scottish Procurement; and

— Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges and NHS National Procurement on behalf of their respective members.

The above is subject to each contracting authority entering into and maintaining a relevant membership agreement or other access agreement with Scotland Excel.

Please note the Framework lotting structure is still to be determined.

For further information on this opportunity please email us at svct@scotland-excel.org.uk

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=516493

(SC Ref: 516493).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
26/10/2017