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Services - 505823-2018

16/11/2018    S221    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Kingston upon Thames: Health and social work services

2018/S 221-505823

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: Achieving For Children
Postal address: Guildhall 2, High Street
Town: Kingston upon Thames
NUTS code: UKI63
Postal code: KT1 1EU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Varsha Dadlani
Telephone: +44 2085476505

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
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:
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

Overnight Short Breaks For Children and Young People with Disabilities

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

Achieving for Children (AfC), with Kingston Council, are constructing a new, purpose-built overnight respite facility at the Moor Lane Centre KT9 2AA. This building and another, 2 bedroom flat, Croft Cottage in Richmond TW9 2HP will provide short break care for children and young people who may have multiple disabilities, complex medical needs and challenging behaviour, and who are aged 8 to 17 years. AfC is inviting the relevant market for a provider to deliver the respite care service from these 2 premises. The aim of this service is to provide the young people an opportunity to learn, flourish and develop their independent living skills within a safe environment outside their family home and also to provide “time off” for families from the additional demands of caring for child with special educational needs and disabilities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 18 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI63
Main site or place of performance:

Merton, Kingston upon Thames and Sutton.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

AfC is looking to establish a long term partnership with a prospective organisation to deliver a high quality standard of residential respite care service that is provided by a team of qualified and experienced staff from 2 locations stated above.

The vision is to create a warm family type environment where children and young people are encouraged and supported to have fun, experience new things and develop their daily living skills. With a holistic view of the young person’s needs, to provide a caring, safe and supportive environment based on clear boundaries, structure and always ensuring the child/young person’s welfare is paramount at all times.

II.2.14)Additional information

AfC is reaching out to potential providers with the expertise and experience of running a residential facilities like these and invites them to our Market Engagement Day on 4.12.2018 at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm — To register and book a place please email: with the name of your organisation & contact details no later than 30.11.2018.

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:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-20181114-PRO-13550887

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: