Bike Hire Contract – Lake District National Park

Bike Hire Contract – Lake District National Park

Forestry England invites prospective bidders to tender for the opportunity to operate a bike hire/retail lease at Whinlatter or Grizedale.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Bicycles

2019/S 135-332797

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Forestry Commission
620 Bristol Business Park, Coldharbour Lane
Bristol
BS16 1EJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sean Morris
Telephone: +44 3000674378
E-mail: procurement.england@forestryengland.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.forestryengland.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Bicycles./2EA5Z5ZTAA
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Bicycles./2EA5Z5ZTAA
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Forestry

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Invitation to Tender Grizedale and/or Whinlatter Bike Hire

Reference number: FEE/0580

II.1.2)Main CPV code

34430000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Forestry England (FE) invites prospective bidders to tender for the opportunity to operate a bike hire/retail lease at Whinlatter or Grizedale or both in the Lake District National Park. Our intention is to award this lease for a period of 10 years and a mutual break is available within the lease on the fifth anniversary of the term commencement date.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

NORTH WEST (ENGLAND).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Forestry England (FE) invites prospective bidders to tender for the opportunity to operate a bike hire/retail lease at Whinlatter or Grizedale or both in the Lake District National Park.

For full details please read FEE0580 GrizedaleWhinlatter Bike Hire ITT

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Bike hire equipment / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Staffing and operating / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Customer experience / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Environmental / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Partnerships / Weighting: 10
Cost criterion – Name: Percentage of gross turnover offer / Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/06/2020
End: 31/05/2030
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Bidders have the opportunity to bid for either site (Grizedale or Winlatter) or both together.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Performance of the contract will be evaluated using the key performance indicators and management regulations included as appendices.

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 13/08/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/08/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Bicycles./2EA5Z5ZTAA

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/2EA5Z5ZTAA

Go reference: GO-2019712-PRO-15096777

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Bloomsbury Square
London
WC1A 2LP
United KingdomInternet address: https://www.ciarb.org/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Bloomsbury Square
London
WC1A 2LP
United KingdomInternet address: https://www.ciarb.org/
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12/07/2019