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Title: Provision of Funeral Services
Published by: NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Publication Date: 29/06/2017
Deadline Date: Cancelled
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Provision of Funeral Services for Cardiff and the Vale LHB.
CPV: 98371000, 98371000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership

8th Floor, Brecknock House, Heath Park


CF14 4XW


Telephone: +44 2920744939



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

Other: Funeral Services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Provision of Funeral Services

Reference number: 17.2307

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

Provision of Funeral Services for Cardiff and the Vale LHB.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 528 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


Main site or place of performance:

Cardiff and the Vale LHB

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Cardiff and the Vale are sourcing for a respectable company to fulfil the Provision of Funeral Services.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Following the initial 24 month period there will be 2 possible extensions that can be awarded, each 12 months in duration.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

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:

All applicants must be a member of the NAFD (National Association of Funeral Directors) and the BIFD (British Institute of Funeral Directors), along with any other accredited organisations (if applicable).

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.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Participation is reserved to a particular profession: Yes

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As per detailed in the ITT

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 04/08/2017

Local time: 16:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted


IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/08/2017

Local time: 16:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

Please note additional information on this procurement:

1. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award the contract in whole, in part or annul the tendering process and not award contract.

2. Bidders should note that they will be required to enter into terms and conditions of contract as set out in the ITT and that save for matters of clarification or consistency the Contracting Authority will not negotiate the terms.

3. The Contracting Authority will not accept completed ITT's after the stated closing date.

4. All documents to be priced (where applicable) in sterling and all payments made in sterling.

5. All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of the bidders.

6. In reference to II.1.9 (Variants) to the extent permitted, if at all, in the tender documents.

7. Prospective suppliers should note that NHS Shared Services Partnership - Procurement Services is acting on behalf of Cardiff and Vale ULHB.

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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership

8th Floor, Brecknock House, University Hospital of Wales Heath Park


CF14 4XW


Telephone: +44 2920744939


Internet address(es)


VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
12/10/2017 12:12Notice Cancelled

This notice has been cancelled. The original deadline date of 04/08/2017 is no longer applicable.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Cardiff and the Vale Procurement Department has had to terminate the tender process for ‘Provision of Funeral Services.’ Procurement Services have undertaken a full review of the requirements and created a revised specification detailing new criteria that is essential in this service.
Main Contact:
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
98371000Funeral servicesFuneral and related services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan

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