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Tenancy Deposit Protection (Insurance Schemes).

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Department for Communities and Local Government
Eland House, Bressenden Place, Victoria
Contact point(s): Department for Communities and Local Government
For the attention of: Gerry Duignan
SW1E 3DU London
Telephone: +44 3034444219

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Tenancy Deposit Protection (Insurance Schemes).
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 6: Financial servicesa)Insurances services b)Banking and investment services
England and Wales.

NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) is seeking to award a contract or contracts for the organisation and management of Tenancy Deposit Protection (Insurance Schemes) for a period of 5 years with the option to extend for a further period of up to 2 years.
The current schemes which are service concession agreements have been in place since 2007 (and as such are financially self sufficient and receive no monetary. The purpose of the schemes are to provide assurance that should the landlords or agents default on repayment of deposits to their tenants (where repayment is legitimately required), the scheme will repay the appropriate proportion of the deposit.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 0,00 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66000000, 66515410, 66516000, 66517200, 66112000, 79422000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:
The publication of this notice does not commit the Department for Communities and Local Government to any particular procurement process to appoint a service provider and/or the taking forward of the project.
Potential service providers must note that a response to this notice does not guarantee an invitation to participate in this or any future procurement that the Department may conduct, nor that the Department will procure any such services or accept any proposals offered.
Please note that this notice has been issued by the Department purely as a notification to potential service providers that the Department is considering procuring this service.
The Department reserves the right to amend the scope of the requirements as described in this prior information notice.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: