The Priory Federation of Academies Trust – Invitation to Tender for Building Cleaning Services
• The Priory Federation of Academies Trust
Publication reference: 2022/S 000-004830 
Publication date: 21 February 2022
F02: Contract notice
Section one: Contracting authoritySection I: Contracting authority
one.1) Name and addressesI.1) Name and addresses
The Priory Federation of Academies Trust
Priory House, Cross O’Cliff Hill
Lincoln
LN5 8PW
Email

Telephone
+44 1522871370
Country
United Kingdom

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NUTS code
UKF3 – Lincolnshire
Internet address(es)
Main address
https://www.prioryacademies.co.uk/
Buyer’s address
https://www.prioryacademies.co.uk/
one.3) CommunicationI.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at
https://suppliers.multiquote.com
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
The Priory Federation of Academies Trust
Priory House, Cross O’Cliff Hill
Lincoln
LN5 8PW
Email

Telephone
+44 1522871370
Country
United Kingdom
NUTS code
UKF3 – Lincolnshire
Internet address(es)
Main address
https://www.prioryacademies.co.uk/
Buyer’s address
https://www.prioryacademies.co.uk/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via
https://suppliers.multiquote.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the above-mentioned address
one.4) Type of the contracting authorityI.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
one.5) Main activityI.5) Main activity
Education

Section two: ObjectSection II: Object
two.1) Scope of the procurementII.1) Scope of the procurement
two.1.1) TitleII.1.1) Title
The Priory Federation of Academies Trust – Invitation to Tender for Building Cleaning Services
Reference number
CA10002 –
two.1.2) Main CPV codeII.1.2) Main CPV code
• 90911200 – Building-cleaning services
two.1.3) Type of contractII.1.3) Type of contract
Services
two.1.4) Short descriptionII.1.4) Short description
The Priory Federation of Academies Trust requires one Supplier to deliver Building Cleaning Services at 11 of its Academies.
two.1.6) Information about lotsII.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No
two.2) DescriptionII.2) Description
two.2.3) Place of performanceII.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
• UKF30 – Lincolnshire
Main site or place of performance
lincolnshire
two.2.4) Description of the procurementII.2.4) Description of the procurement
The Priory Federation of Academies Trust requires one Supplier to deliver Building Cleaning Services at 11 of its Academies. The service is currently outsourced.
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, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing systemII.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months
60
This contract is subject to renewal
No
two.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invitedII.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 6
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:
It is known or anticipated that there are a large number of providers in the market, the Contracting Authority has limited resource to evaluate tenders. The Selection Criteria to be used to restrict the number of tenders can be found in the SQ documentation.
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: Yes
Description of options
60 month(s) from the commencement date, with 36 initial month(s) and option to extend 2×12 month(s)
two.2.13) Information about European Union FundsII.2.13) Information about European Union Funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: 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.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registersIII.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions
In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A Selection Questionnaire (SQ)must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process evidence of business quality standards, accreditations, and relevant experience. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
three.1.2) Economic and financial standingIII.1.2) Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria
In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A Selection Questionnaire (SQ)must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process evidence of business quality standards, accreditations, and relevant experience. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required
Current Assets are equal to or greater than Current Liabilities.
three.1.3) Technical and professional abilityIII.1.3) Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria
In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A Selection Questionnaire (SQ)must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process evidence of business quality standards, accreditations, and relevant experience. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required
No pass/fail elements for technical and professional ability section.

Section four. ProcedureSection IV. Procedure
four.1) DescriptionIV.1) Description
four.1.1) Type of procedureIV.1.1) Type of procedure
Restricted 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 tenders or requests to participateIV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date
24 March 2022
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

Section six. Complementary informationSection VI. Complementary information
six.1) Information about recurrenceVI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No
six.3) Additional informationVI.3) Additional information
Section II.3) – dates refer to the initial contract period and do not include the options of any extensions.
Section IV.3.5) – any dates shown are an estimate.
In the first instance, candidates should register with www.multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract, full details of the contract will be available.
The Contracting Authority shall not be under any obligation to accept any tender. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the entire or parts of the tender, without such an action conferring any right to compensation on the Tenderers.
The Contracting Authority has no liability to settle any cost incurred by the tenderer as a result of the tendering procedure.
six.4) Procedures for reviewVI.4) Procedures for review
six.4.1) Review bodyVI.4.1) Review body
Tenet
Procurement House, 23 Leslie Hough Way
Salford
M6 6AJ
Country
United Kingdom
six.4.2) Body responsible for mediation proceduresVI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
Tenet
Procurement House, 23 Leslie Hough Way
Salford
M6 6AJ
Country
United Kingdom
six.4.3) Review procedureVI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures
The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
six.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtainedVI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Tenet
Procurement House, 23 Leslie Hough Way
Salford
M6 6AJ
Country
United Kingdom

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