Invitation to Tender for Travel Training Service

Invitation to Tender for Travel Training Service

The purpose of independent travel training is to: Provide a safe way for young people to learn to travel independently, confidently and safely.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Education and training services

2016/S 118-210784

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall, Stretford
For the attention of: Mr James Hunter
M32 0TH Manchester
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1619122572
E-mail: james.hunter@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.stockport.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.the-chest.org.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://www.the-chest.org.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.the-chest.org.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall
For the attention of: Mr James Hunter
M32 0TH Stretford
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1619122572
E-mail: james.hunter@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall
For the attention of: Mr James Hunter
M32 0TH Stretford
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1619122572
E-mail: james.hunter@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall
For the attention of: Mr James Hunter
M32 0TH Stretford
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1619122572
E-mail: james.hunter@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Education

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:

Invitation to Tender for Stockport Council’s Independent Travel Training Service.

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

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
NUTS code

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)

This is an Invitation to Tender for Stockport Council’s Independent Travel Training Service.
This tender presents providers with an opportunity to support Stockport SEN Travel Coordination Service with the provision of independent travel training to young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN).
The purpose of independent travel training is to:
— Provide a safe way for young people to learn to travel independently, confidently and safely;
— Ensure that young people are well prepared for their transition to adulthood through access to learning, training and work opportunities.
The aim of an Independent Travel Training Service is to work with young people, parents, carers, schools and colleges to develop the ability of young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities to travel independently to school or college.
The service will enable the trainee to plan a journey, work out timetables and learn how to use public transport, helping them to stay safe now and in the future, allowing them to access work and job opportunities as well as increased access to social and leisure activities.
This contract will run from the 1.9.2016 until 31.8.2019 with the option to extend annually for a further 2 years.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

This is an Invitation to Tender for Stockport Council’s Independent Travel Training Service.
This tender presents providers with an opportunity to support Stockport SEN Travel Coordination Service with the provision of independent travel training to young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN).
The purpose of independent travel training is to:
— Provide a safe way for young people to learn to travel independently, confidently and safely;
— Ensure that young people are well prepared for their transition to adulthood through access to learning, training and work opportunities.
The aim of an Independent Travel Training Service is to work with young people, parents, carers, schools and colleges to develop the ability of young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities to travel independently to school or college.
The service will enable the trainee to plan a journey, work out timetables and learn how to use public transport, helping them to stay safe now and in the future, allowing them to access work and job opportunities as well as increased access to social and leisure activities.
This contract will run from the 1.9.2016 until 31.8.2019 with the option to extend annually for a further 2 years.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 36 (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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

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

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 15.6.2016 – 16:00
Payable documents: no

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

15.7.2016 – 16:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

16.6.2016

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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15.7.2016 – 16:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Star Shared Procurement Service
Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford
M32 0TH Manchester
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1619121616

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Star Shared Procurement Service
Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford
M32 0TH Manchester
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1619121616

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16.6.2016

 

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