Weather Forecasting Services for Transport for London
One Supplier to provide all Weather Forecasting services to all operating bodies within TfL as defined within the PQQ.
United Kingdom-London: Weather-forecasting services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Transport for London (Commercial Services)
Windsor House 42-50 Victoria Street
Contact point(s): https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do
For the attention of: Kam Dhallu
SW1H 0TL London
General address of the contracting authority: www.tfl.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do
Electronic access to information: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do
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.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 500 000 GBP
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 1
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
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: These will be detailed in the Invitation to Tender.
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
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: These are detailed in the PQQ.
Specific information shall be requested in the PQQ.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The value provided in Section II.1.4 is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to suppliers any business through this Contract
a) Please note all Economic Operators are required to express their interest by registration on: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do
Failure to do so may invalidate your application. After registering you should look for the Opportunity ‘TfL 90952 — Pan TfL Weather Forecasting Services’. Economic operators interested in being considered for this opportunity must express interest by means of completing the pre-qualification questionnaire detailing their capabilities.
b) Expressions of interest must be received via the portal before the closing date/time as stated in IV.3.4. Transport for London (TfL) reserve the right not to consider expressions of interest received after the closing date/time or received by means other than the portal.
c) TfL is a complex organisation operating both as an executive agency of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London and as provider of transport services. Additionally there is a section on TfL reserving the right to disqualify the following: TfL reserves the right at any stage to reject or disqualify or revise the pre-qualified status of any Tenderer who:
1. Provides information or confirmations which later prove to be untrue or incorrect; and/or
2. Does not submit a tender in accordance with the requirements of this ITT or as directed by TfL during the procurement process; and/or
3. Fulfils any one or more of the criteria detailed in Regulation 26 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
The services may be provided to TfL and/or its subsidiaries.
d) Further information on TfL may be found at www.tfl.gov.uk/procurement
Further information about the GLA may be found at http://www.london.gov.uk/
e) The awarding authority reserves the right to withdraw from the procurement process and/or not to award any contract as a result of the competition called by this notice and the awarding authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any Economic Operators in considering and/or responding to the procurement process.
f) All discussions and meetings will be conducted in English.
g) Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in GBP and all payments under the contract will be made in sterling.
h) TfL may interview any or all economic operators who express an interest in tendering for this work.
i) Any Contract awarded may be extended for further periods up to a maximum duration of 48 months at the discretion of the awarding authority.
j) The value stated at II.1.3) and II.2.1) is the best estimate of TfL based on combined historical and proposed usage. This could change significantly depending upon budgetary constraints.
The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right (i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and (ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the tenderers. If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a Contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of potential suppliers.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Transport for London
42-50 Victoria Street
SW1H 0TL London
Internet address: http://www.tfl.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: