Home to School Transport for Children with Special Educational Needs – Wandsworth Council

Home to School Transport for Children with Special Educational Needs – Wandsworth Council

The contract entails the transport of pupils with special educational needs to schools in the borough for both morning and afternoon journeys from home to school.

United Kingdom-London: Hire of passenger transport vehicles with driver

2015/S 005-005392

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Wandsworth Borough Council
Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street
Contact point(s): Central Procurement Team
For the attention of: Paul Carlisle
SW18 2PU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088716742
E-mail: pcarlisle@wandsworth.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.wandsworth.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.delta-esourcing.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.delta-esourcing.com

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

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: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Home to school transport for children with special educational needs.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail

NUTS code UKI11

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Hire of passenger transport vehicles with driver. The contract entails the transport of pupils with special educational needs to schools in the borough for both morning and afternoon journeys from home to school. The children are of both primary and secondary age groups. A small proportion of the contract entails transport for adults with learning and physical disabilities attending specialist day provision. It is anticipated that the contract will commence in April 2016.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The estimated total contract value for the entire possible 10 year contract period is between GBP 23 000 000 and GBP 40 000 000.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 23 000 000 and 40 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract is for a duration of 7 years with the option to extend by a period or periods of up to 3 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 84 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 120 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As set out in the invitation documentation and the pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As set out in the invitation documentation and the pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As set out in the invitation documentation and the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CPT/1061

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

6.2.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

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

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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. 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-London:-Hire-of-passenger-transport-vehicles-with-driver./YB297GMQDC

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/YB297GMQDC

GO Reference: GO-201517-PRO-6273378.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 20794760000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Regulations 32 and 32A (Information about contract award procedures and the application of the standstill period prior to contract award) and Part 9 (Applications to the Court) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

7.1.2015

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