ITTN46 - Commissioning Homes for Children Looked After and Care leavers PDPS - Lot 2

A Contract Award Notice

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Contract (Services)
35 month
27 Feb 2023
14 Apr 2023 to 08 Mar 2026
18 Mar 2022 12:00



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1 buyer

1 supplier


The London Borough of Newham wishes to establish a Pseudo-Dynamic Purchasing System (PDPS) for the supply of services in respect of children's externally commissioned care, accommodation and support services. The services include: Lot 1: Provision of Semi-Independent Living Services Lot 2: Provision of Children's Homes regulated by Ofsted Lot 3: Provision of Supported Lodgings Lot 4: Provision of Independent Fostering Agencies (IFA) regulated by Ofsted These services will be available to looked after children and care leavers.

Award Detail

1 Adeza Care Homes (Loughton)
  • Value: £69,120,000

CPV Codes

  • 85300000 - Social work and related services


  • Contract is suitable for SMEs.
  • Contract is suitable for VCOs.

Other Information

Potential Suppliers are invited to Tender for one or more of the Lots. This PDPS is open for use to the following (and subject to Section 3 Scope of Agreement of LAC PDPS Agreement Processor): • any Public Body outlined in either Part I or Part II of the Local Authorities (Goodsand Services) (Public Bodies) Order 1972. Details of these can be found at ( The Procurement is being procured by the Authority for the benefit of the Authority and the Partner Organisations. The procurement is being conducted in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The procurement is subject to the light-touch regime under Section 7 Social and Other Specific Services. Under Regulation 76 the Council is free to establish a procedure, provided that procedure is sufficient to ensure compliance with the principles of transparency and equal treatment of economic operators (Suppliers). The Authority has created a tender process outlined below, as part of the PDPS applying the award criteria specified in this contract notice. Any interested organisation/consortium with relevant experience may submit a Bid in response to this ITT. The Council is using the one stage procedure for admission onto the PDPS. The Light Touch PDPS will be conducted in staged Rounds. The initial Round for this Light Touch PDPS will close on 30/07/2021. Rounds will open and close throughout the lifetime of the PDPS at the Authorities discretion. The initial Round for this PDPS will be open for 35 calendar days. Following on from this, each Round will be open to new or previously unsuccessful Suppliers to submit their bid. A new Round will be opened within 48 hours(excluding bank holidays and weekends) of a Round closing. Please note from time to time there may be a further delay in opening a new Round within the stated 48 hours. This means that applications can be submitted throughout the duration of the PDPS, but the Council will only process the applications as and when the round is closed. Please note the length of Rounds will vary throughout the lifetime of the PDPS. Description of Procurement continued: The Council intends to publish further opportunities as part of its Rounds, during the lifetime of the PDPS, relating to Children's commissioned care, accommodation and support services, for example the Provision of Supported Lodgings and the Provision of Independent Fostering Agencies (IFA) regulated by Ofsted. Further Rounds will be communicated within the tender documents at time of publication. Any changes to the procurement Timetable shall be notified to all Tenderers as soon as practicable. A Supplier wanting to join the PDPS will be required to apply through the Council's procurement e-tendering portal; Fusion. Suppliers who are unsuccessful in a specific Round may apply to be admitted to the PDPS in a subsequent or later Round. The Council will add Potential Suppliers to the PDPS throughout its duration, providing Potential Suppliers meet the requirement as outlined in the ITT and submit an Application, which is found to be compliant. This PDPS is open for an initial term of 4 years commencing on 09/03/2022 and ending on 08/03/2026 with the option to extend for a further 4 years. Estimated Total Aggregate Value for Newham across the lifetime of the PDPS is £182,790,000.00 Estimated Total Aggregate Value across all local authorities across the lifetime of the PDPS is £15,600,000,000.00 This is a contract award notice for admission onto the PDPS for Lot 2 Round 2. Suppliers being admitted onto the PDPS are as below: … There will be no guarantee of work or volume of work to be given under this PDPS. The value stated is reflective of the estimated total value of the PDPS and is not reflective of what the contract values will be should services be called off.