Doncaster Mbc Future Markets Operation

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council
Civic Office, Waterdale
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Holly Wilson
Telephone: +44 1302735230
NUTS code: UKE31

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Doncaster MBC Future Markets Operation

Reference number: DN347342
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Doncaster Council is seeking to appoint a contractor to manage, develop and maintain their markets portfolio.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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: UKE31
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Doncaster Council (“the Council”) are seeking to appoint a partner to manage, maintain and develop the Doncaster and Mexborough markets estate, as specified. The Council is seeking to enhance their markets and make them sustainable.

The Council is looking for a partner to contract with them for up to 25 years. The Council is looking for an economic generation provider to deliver a range of services to sustain the core business needs of the market, these include:

— day to day operational management and leadership of the market, including employment and management of staff,

— storage, maintenance, transportation, erection and dismantling of up to 30 pop up stalls as required,

— letting policy (tenants both permanent and casual) and administrative tasks,

— events and promotion in the Market estate,

— recruit and retain stall holders – provide opportunities for enhancing customer experience through Training Programmes for traders,

— security of the entire estate,

— setting and collection of rents and other fees,

— advertising, marketing and promotion – the supplier can use the market space,

— waste removal and recycling – promote use of less plastic packaging and promotion towards more eco-friendly products,

— health and safety,

— security including dealing with anti-social behaviour,

— liaison with key Doncaster stakeholders,

— daily FM (facilities management) checks and tasks,

— repairs and maintenance,

— manage Voids (empty units),

— managing all aspects of income and expenditure necessary for the operation of the business.

The Council is looking for a suitably qualified provider who are experienced in delivering these services.

The Council is seeking a provider who can help deliver their Doncaster Growing Together ambitions around enhancing the local economy, boosting employment, training opportunities and environmental improvements.

The contract maximum term will be for 25 years, there may be options to provide this contract for lesser periods as per the procurement documents.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 300
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Maximum number: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The objective criteria will evaluate the economic and financial standing and the professional and technical ability of the applicants as well as the suitability of those applicants to pursue the services. These are more fully set out in the procurement documents.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

As set out in the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Under this contract the service provider and its supply chain will be required to actively participate in the achievement of social and/or environmental policy objectives relating to recruitment and training and supply chain initiatives relating to environmentally sustainable practices. Accordingly the contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/10/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.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)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The Council reserves the right not to award any contract pursuant to this procurement exercise and/or to abandon this procurement exercise at any time and/or to award a contract for part of the services at its sole discretion. The Council shall have no liability whatsoever to any applicant or tenderer as a result of its exercise of that discretion. For the avoidance of doubt, all costs incurred by any applicant and/or tenderer before signature of any contract with the Council shall be incurred entirely at that applicant's/tenderer's risk.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will observe a standstill period following the award of the contract and conduct itself in respect of any appeals in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: