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Abacus Housing Consortium - Cleaning Service Ref: AM/CS/13-14.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Abacus Housing Consortium
c/o Helm House 38-52 Lisburn Road
For the attention of: Leeann Vincent
BT9 6AA Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890320485

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Helm Housing Ltd
Helm House, 38-52 Lisburn Road
BT9 6AA Belfast

Oaklee Homes Group
37-41 May Street
BT1 4DN Belfast

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Abacus Housing Consortium - Cleaning Service Ref: AM/CS/13-14.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northern Ireland.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Abacus Housing Consortium (AHC) will act as a central purchasing body and wishes to jointly procure a Cleaning Services Contract on behalf of the following Housing Associations:
- Helm Housing Association;
- Oaklee Homes Group.
Abacus Housing Consortium is procuring the services for the Member Housing Associations. Economic Operators should also note that during the contract period other Department for Social Development Registered Housing Associations in Northern Ireland may join AHC by acceding to the contract and require works to be provided to them under the contract awarded as part of this completion. For a list of all Registered Housing

Associations that may potentially seek to use this Contract Economic Operators should refer to the Department for Social Development website

The Economic Operator shall provide the following Services:
- Cleaning Services to include but not limited to the following: Cleaning of communal areas including entrances, hallways, corridors, lifts, driveways and paths. Cleaning of void properties and offices as required.
- The contract will cover the whole of Northern Ireland and to approximately - Helm Housing - 100 schemes and head office. Oaklee Homes Group - 70 schemes and head office.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90911000, 90911200, 90918000, 90919200

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Price. Weighting 80
2. Quality. Weighting 20
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 233-404501 of 30.11.2013

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 5
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

OCS Group UK Limited
No 4 Tilgate Forest Business Park, Brighton Road
RH11 9BP Crawley

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 4 500 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

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)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: