Interpretation and Translation Services
• Lancashire County Council
Publication reference: 2021/S 000-002445 
Publication date: 8 February 2021
F02: Contract notice
Section one: Contracting authoritySection I: Contracting authority
one.1) Name and addressesI.1) Name and addresses
Lancashire County Council
Fishergate
Preston
PR18XJ
Contact
LCC Corporate
Email

Telephone
+44 1772538207
Country
United Kingdom

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NUTS code
UKD4 – Lancashire
Internet address(es)
Main address
www.lancashire.gov.uk/isupplier/
one.3) CommunicationI.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at
www.lancashire.gov.uk/isupplier/
Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via
www.lancashire.gov.uk/isupplier/
one.4) Type of the contracting authorityI.4) Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
one.5) Main activityI.5) Main activity
General public services

Section two: ObjectSection II: Object
two.1) Scope of the procurementII.1) Scope of the procurement
two.1.1) TitleII.1.1) Title
Interpretation and Translation Services
two.1.2) Main CPV codeII.1.2) Main CPV code
• 79540000 – Interpretation services
two.1.3) Type of contractII.1.3) Type of contract
Services
two.1.4) Short descriptionII.1.4) Short description
The Authority is looking to procure a Contract to provide language services including spoken and non-spoken Interpretation and Translation services to the Authority.
The contract will be tendered in two (2) Lots:
(i) Lot 1 – Face to Face interpreting for Social Service requirements, interviews, meetings, consultation, for spoken languages, telephone interpretation and document translation services
(ii) Lot 2 – Face to Face interpreting for Social Service requirements, interviews, meetings, consultation, for non-spoken including British Sign language, lipspeaking and Palantypist
two.1.5) Estimated total valueII.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: £920,000
two.1.6) Information about lotsII.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: Yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
two.2) DescriptionII.2) Description
two.2.1) TitleII.2.1) Title
Lot 1
Lot No
1
two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
• 79540000 – Interpretation services
two.2.3) Place of performanceII.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
UKD4 – Lancashire
two.2.4) Description of the procurementII.2.4) Description of the procurement
Lancashire County Council is seeking to Procure a contract agreement. Details of which are including within the tender documents.
two.2.5) Award criteriaII.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
two.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing systemII.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months
48
This contract is subject to renewal
Yes
Description of renewals
The contract is available for up to a 4 year period, following which there may or may not be an opportunity for a re-procurement. The Agreement included within Tender Documents outlines any relevant break clauses or periods within the awarded term, where a re-procurement could occur. Any re-procurement will be at the discretion of the contracting authority and will be completed compliantly.
two.2.10) Information about variantsII.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No
two.2.11) Information about optionsII.2.11) Information about options
Options: No
two.2) DescriptionII.2) Description
two.2.1) TitleII.2.1) Title
Lot 2
Lot No
2
two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
• 79540000 – Interpretation services
two.2.3) Place of performanceII.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
UKD4 – Lancashire
two.2.4) Description of the procurementII.2.4) Description of the procurement
Lancashire County Council is seeking to Procure a contract agreement. Details of which are including within the tender documents.
two.2.5) Award criteriaII.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
two.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing systemII.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months
48
This contract is subject to renewal
Yes
Description of renewals
The Agreement is available for up to a 4 year period, following which there may or may not be an opportunity for a re-procurement. The Agreement included within Tender Documents outlines any relevant break clauses or periods within the awarded term where a re-procurement could occur. Any re-procurement will be at the discretion of the contracting authority and will be completed compliantly.
two.2.10) Information about variantsII.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No
two.2.11) Information about optionsII.2.11) Information about options
Options: No

Section three. Legal, economic, financial and technical informationSection III. Legal, economic, financial and technical information
three.1) Conditions for participationIII.1) Conditions for participation
three.1.2) Economic and financial standingIII.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
three.1.3) Technical and professional abilityIII.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section four. ProcedureSection IV. Procedure
four.1) DescriptionIV.1) Description
four.1.1) Type of procedureIV.1.1) Type of procedure
Open procedure
four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes
four.2) Administrative informationIV.2) Administrative information
four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of projects or requests to participateIV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of projects or requests to participate
Date
11 March 2021
Local time
10:00am
four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submittedIV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted
English
four.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tenderIV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
four.2.7) Conditions for opening of tendersIV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date
11 March 2021
Local time
11:00am

Section six. Complementary informationSection VI. Complementary information
six.1) Information about recurrenceVI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: The Agreement is available for up to 4 years, following which there is potential for the services to be continually required therefore there is potential (but not guarantee) for the Agreement to be re-procured. Any re-procurement is at the discretion of the contracting authority and will be completed compliantly.
six.4) Procedures for reviewVI.4) Procedures for review
six.4.1) Review bodyVI.4.1) Review body
Royal Courts of Justice – The High Court
London
WC2A 2LL
Telephone
+44 207976000
Country
United Kingdom
Internet address
https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/royal-courts-of-justice

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• three. Legal, economic, financial and technical informationIII. Legal, economic, financial and technical information
• four. ProcedureIV. Procedure
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