Services - 465171-2018

23/10/2018    S204    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Taunton: Health and social work services

2018/S 204-465171

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Somerset County Council
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Taunton
NUTS code: UKK23
Postal code: TA1 4DY
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Steve Barker
Telephone: +44 1823356791

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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

Somerset Domestic Abuse Service

Reference number: DN368463
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

A Market Testing event for both proposed Lots (Domestic Abuse Service and Case Management System) will be held on 14.11.18. Somerset County Council is inviting organisations to attend that may be interested in delivering these services. The event will be an opportunity to gain an understanding of how domestic abuse features in Somerset and the aspirations for future service design. Organisations that take part will not be advantaged or disadvantaged in any way in any potential future formal procurement. Commercial confidentiality will be respected. This notice does not represent a formal commitment by SCC to undertake a procurement procedure.

Event Details

Date: 14.11.18

Time: 13:00 to 17:00 – exact timings on registration

Venue: Taunton – details on registration


To attend please email by 12:00pm on 13.11.18 providing your contact details (max. 2 representatives). SCC reserves the right to cancel or re-arrange this event at its own discretion.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 396 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK23
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Somerset County Council is seeking to hear from organisations that might be interested in delivering a forward thinking Domestic Abuse service in Somerset, to include support for survivors of abuse and their children, the provision of safe accommodation and programmes for perpetrators.

II.2.14)Additional information
Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK23
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In order to facilitate the provision of Lot 1, an effective Case Management System, Lot 2, will be required to monitor quality and performance of the Domestic Abuse Service.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: