Professional Services Framework 2018-2022

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Places for People Group Limited
Group Support Centre, 4 The Pavilions, Portway
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Chris Harrision
Telephone: +44 1772897200
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.1)Name and addresses
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Professional Services Framework 2018-2022

Reference number: DN363267
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Places for People and Procurement Hub are seeking applications from qualified suppliers of professional services who can provide a range of high quality services using a customer focused approach in the publicsector. It is anticipated that the services will be provided by the supplier themselves and via their supply chain of subcontractors and consultants. One service provider will be appointed to the framework.

This service provider must have a minimum annual turnover of 25 000 000 GBP along with the experience, scope and capacity to provide all services that may be procured under the Framework as described in the procurement documents on a national basis.

The contracting authorities that are permitted to use this framework, but not limited too, are provided withinthe following links and

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 160 000 000.00 GBP
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: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The principle of the Professional Services Hub is to package a series of services that Places for People and other contracting authority clients require and market the services ensuring quality and value for money allowing a range of contracting authorities to join the Hub and use the services.

The core framework will be owned by Places for People. The appointed service provider should be competent in the provision of the services and works listed.

Full details of the framework including details, scope, minimum requirements and service descriptions are provided by selecting the following link:

Please ensure you read this information to determine the suitability of the project for your organisation based on being in a position to provide all services on a national basis and meet all the minimum requirements before registering for access to the full procurement documents.

The services are to include but not limited to: Technical Surveying Services, Cash Flow Modelling, Stock Classification, Asset Management Planning and Strategy, Investment Planning, Repair and Maintenance Health Checks, Resource Planning, Procurement and Partnering Advisory service, Employers Agent, CDM Coordinator Services, Architect Services, Landscape Design, Structural and Civil Engineering Services, Stock Condition Surveys, Fire Risk Assessments, Asbestos Surveys, RDSAP, Energy Performance Certificates, Electrical Testing, Sales and Marketing, Property and Land Valuations, Consultancy and other services detailed in the procurement documents.

Bidders must be able to provide all the services above to a variety of project and scheme sizes. One supplier will be appointed to the framework. Places for People have decided to award this multi-discipline framework to one service provider only who can provide all the services on a national basis. The reason for this is that it is complemented by a dynamic purchasing system for Compliance Services which is can be used for specific and/or specialist works on either a national or regional basis depending on Places for People’s or Procurement Hub member’s requirements for a given project.

The appointed provider must be competent in the provision of all the services listed. The duration of the framework is intended to last for a period of 4 years. Call-offs may be made in the final year of the Framework Agreement which may extend the durations beyond this period. It is intended that this Framework Agreement will be capable of being used by other Contracting Authorities in UK. This procurement is being undertaken by the contracting authority for itself and as lead authority for the benefit of other organisations set out below as referred to in I.1 (without any obligation for them to participate) of the OJEU notice (and any successor body of any of the organisations listed) and for the benefit of any Contracting Authority that may fall within the geographical remit of this agreement.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: yes
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: 08/10/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 19/10/2018
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: 12 (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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Crown Commercial Services
1 Horse Guards Road
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: