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The Litmus Partnership: John Colet School ~ Cleaning Tender

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Notice Summary
Title: John Colet School ~ Cleaning Tender
Notice type: Contract Award Notice
Authority: The Litmus Partnership
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Restricted
Short Description: The successful Supplier will be required to provide cleaning services for John Colet School.
Published: 17/08/2023 16:04

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UK-Buckinghamshire: School cleaning services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       John Colet School
       Wharf Road, Wendover, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 6HF, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1276673880, Email:
       Main Address:
       NUTS Code: UKJ1

   I.2) Joint procurement:
      The contract involves joint procurement: No          
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

   I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
      Body governed by public law

   I.5) Main activity:

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: John Colet School ~ Cleaning Tender            
      Reference number: Not Provided

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         90919300 - School cleaning services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: The successful Supplier will be required to provide cleaning services for John Colet School.

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: No
      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
          Value: 438,070.06

   II.2) Description

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
      Not Provided

      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKJ1 - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire
      Main site or place of performance:
      Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The successful Supplier will be required to provide cleaning services for John Colet School. John Colet school is a large state school of approximately 1100 secondary school pupils including the sixth form. The school was originally built in the 1950s and has benefitted from several extensions and new buildings as it has grown over the years. The contract covers the scope for the provision of all cleaning services within the School. The tender project is seeking to appoint a contractor whose initiative and innovation will be welcomed for the provision of cleaning services within the facilities. The school’s campus is across multiple separate buildings and blocks with each block having been maintained to a good standard – for example sanitary ware and all flooring are in good condition throughout. The school has a busy lettings business, for studios, sports hall and lecture theatres, on weekday evenings and weekends which means some prioritisation of tasks and reduced windows for weekly cleaning tasks for the cleaning team that are all on a pm based routine with the exception of one daytime cleaner that currently has a set zone - cleaning some administration blocks, although potentially this may have changed by the time the new contract period commences. The cleaning team currently work prescribed zones which have not been subject to changes for significant time. The client sees an ideal opportunity to reset the basic specifications, and then is looking for a service provider that can: •deliver consistency and compliance to standards and regulations in day to day and in periodic cleaning •give realistic cost certainty but also assure value for money spent •flex its schedules and service to accommodate both one off and regular events •provide a fit for purpose and proactive off-site management support function •communicate well with both the school and the on-site cleaning team •build an operating model over the contract term that fits the needs of the school The contract being tendered is for three years in duration from 1 October 2023 until September 2026 and is likely to be fixed price in nature, with the Contractor invoicing the Client for one twelfth of the annual cost on a monthly basis. It should be noted that the successful contractor will be expected to bring to the contract: innovation; new equipment; and cleaning methods, with BIC Sc standards being achieved as a minimum, thus ensuring that the highest levels of cleanliness are maintained in all areas at all times and also ensuring that the productivity of the cleaning operatives is enhanced moving forward into the new contract term. The value of the current contract is approximately £120,000 p.a. including all periodic cleaning, with some additional cleaning currently out of scope being brought into the specification under this agreement. Although TUPE details are not yet available at the time of writing, it is expected that around half of the current headcount (6 operators) are long-serving with LGPS equivalent benefits – the relevant detail of which will be available during the ITT. Full details in relation to John Colet School may be obtained by visiting: Home - John Colet School Please see SQ document for further details.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
       Not Provided

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: No

      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
         The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

      II.2.14) Additional information: Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted

   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
      The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No       
      A dynamic purchasing system was set up: No

   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
      An electronic auction has been used: No

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

IV.2) Administrative information

   IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
       Notice number in the OJEU: 2023/S 000-005682

   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
      The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 07/04/2023

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 3
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
         Contractor (No.1)
             Parker Contract Cleaning Ltd., 07847206
             141 Banbury Road, Kidlington,, Kidlington, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKJ14
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 360,000          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 438,070.06
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
Section VI: Complementary information

   VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. It will be the supplier's responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.
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   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          John Colet School
          Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
         Not Provided

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 17/08/2023

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