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Services - 573372-2018

26/12/2018    S248    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

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

2018/S 248-573372

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: VIVID Housing LImited
National registration number: 7544
Postal address: Peninsular House, Wharf Road
Town: Portsmouth
NUTS code: UKJ
Postal code: PO2 8HB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Ian Lichfield
Telephone: +44 2392896757

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
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

VIVID - Legals Services Framework 2019

Reference number: DN345967
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

It’s proposed that the new framework agreement will consist of a small number of suppliers. They will be expected to work collaboratively and innovatively to provide legal service provision to VIVID. Our requirements will cover a range of disciplines relevant to the Housing and Public Sector, these will be set out in the final contract notice.

VIVID are intending to use this opportunity to explore innovative approaches to the delivery of legal services to ensure that we achieving value for money for our customers. Interested parties will not be prejudiced by any response or failure to respond to this notice.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes


Lot No: TBC
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The establishment of a Legal Services Framework Agreement to be awarded for a maximum of 4 years. We wish to establish a Framework for Legal Services across 4 lots.

1) Land and development

2) Property sales

3) Housing and leasehold

4) Corporate – Finance, Procurement, Charity Law, Governance and Employment Law

We’re Hampshire’s largest provider of affordable homes with around 70 000 customers and 30 000 homes in the South East, mainly across Hampshire and Surrey. We have around 850 staff including our repairs team. Our ambition is to maximise opportunities to make more housing available and affordable for everyone.

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:

This notice is for prior information only. The deadline for expressions of interest will be the 25.1.2019. Please can you register your interest here:

Contract Documents will be made available here and a message will be sent when they are available.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: