United Kingdom - Edinburgh: Welfare services for children and young people

Organisation text: 
The City of Edinburgh Council
Main activities: 
General public services
Contract award notice
Type of contract: 
Bid type: 
Not applicable
Awarding procedure: 
Open procedure
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Tender cycle: 
Tender ID: 
2017/S 025-044846

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority


Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
For the attention of: Paula Deegan
EH8 8BG Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314693543

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00290


Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority


Main activity
General public services


Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract




Title attributed to the contract
Residential Care for Young People.


Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: City of Edinburgh.

NUTS code UK


Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)


Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
This service specification is for the provision of Residential Care Placements for Children and Young People who are looked after.

The overall requirement of this Contract is that Service Users will be placed in an establishment that is able to provide a high quality, stable, safe, supportive and enabling residential home base for each Service User. This Service may include the following but should not be limited to Care, Room and Board, Clothing, Routine Transport, Excursions, Recreational Activities. The Provider will also provide flexible, intensive support to Service Users who move from the residential establishments to independent accommodation, responding to individual need. The Provider will be a Registered Residential Care Provider and as such will be governed by the terms of that registration. The residential placements are required for a minimum of 9 Service Users aged from 15 years including young parents with their babies. The Provider will ensure that staff will be experienced and prepared to care for Service User who may have challenging behaviour. It will be a requirement of this Contract that each Service User must have their own bedroom. If the placement is a parent and baby placement, it may be required that the baby will share a room with its parent depending on individual needs.

It is anticipated that the Contract will start on 1.4.2017 with the requirement that the Provider will be set up and ready to accept referrals for the Service.


Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311300, 85144000, 70331000, 85000000, 85300000, 85320000


Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)


Total final value of contract(s)


Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 6 845 778 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure


Type of procedure


Type of procedure


Award criteria


Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality. Weighting 70
2. Price. Weighting 30


Information about electronic auction


Administrative information


File reference number attributed by the contracting authority


Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 071-124308 of 12.4.2016

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: CT0466 Lot title: Residential Care for Young People


Date of contract award decision:


Information about offers
Number of offers received: 1


Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Dean And Cauvin Trust
68 St John's Road
EH12 8AT Edinburgh
United Kingdom


Information on value of contract


Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information


Information about European Union funds


Additional information:
(SC Ref:476505).


Procedures for appeal


Body responsible for appeal procedures

The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
EH8 8BG Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314693543
Internet address: www.edinburgh.gov.uk


Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: A tenderer that suffers loss as a result of a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session. The City of Edinburgh Council (the Council) will have a minimum voluntary standstill period of 10 days before awarding the contract. The communication of the award decision notice will be sent by fax or e-mail to all tenderers with the voluntary standstill period commencing on the next working day. If proceedings are started in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session against the Council in respect of the decision to award the contract within the voluntary standstill period then the Council is prevented from awarding the contract. Post contract award the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session may (1) award damages provided proceedings are brought within 3 months from the date when the grounds for the bringing of the proceedings first arose (2) be entitled to issue an ineffectiveness order or impose a financial penalty on the Council. A claim for an ineffectiveness order must be made within 30 days of the Contract Award Notice being published in the OJEU or within 30 days of the date those who expressed an interest in or otherwise bid for the contract were informed of the conclusion of the contract or in any other case within 6 months from the date on which the contract was entered into.


Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained


Date of dispatch of this notice:
Low Value Tender: