Welsh Government Active Travel Promotion in Schools

Welsh Government Active Travel Promotion in Schools

The objective of the contract will be: To raise awareness among children, staff, parents and governors on the benefits of active travel. To engage children in activities encouraging and enabling uptake of active travel.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Education and training services

2015/S 099-180037

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Welsh Government
Corporate Procurement (Procurement), CP2 Cathays Park
For the attention of: Jenna Dillon
CF10 3NQ Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000628803

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0007

Electronic access to information: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Public order and safety
Environment
Economic and financial affairs
Health
Housing and community amenities
Social protection
Recreation, culture and religion
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:

Active Travel Promotion in Schools.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Wales.

NUTS code UKL

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)

‘Active Travel’ refers to a form of transport that engages the individual in physical activity e.g. walking, cycling and scooting. The Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013, section 10, states there is a duty on the Welsh Ministers and Local Authorities to ‘exercise functions to promote active travel’. The Welsh Government wishes to engage a supplier to provide active travel promotion and engagement in schools in Wales, to meet this duty in the Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013.
The objective of the contract will be:
— To raise awareness among children, staff, parents and governors on the benefits of active travel.
— To engage children in activities encouraging and enabling uptake of active travel.
— To work closely with school staff to develop school champions with specific roles to promote active travel.
— To create a whole school culture of active travel within project schools that can be sustained over time.
— To communicate the benefits of active travel and encourage its uptake through a variety of channels to the wider community.
The aims of the contract will be:
— To increase the number of children and young people regularly travelling actively to school.
— To give children the confidence, enthusiasm and skills to travel actively and safely to school.
— To give teachers, parents and governors the tools and skills to promote and support active travel within their school and the wider community.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=27092

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000, 80100000, 80200000, 80500000, 80510000, 80550000, 80570000, 85000000, 85323000, 34430000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

The contract will be awarded for an initial period of 3 years commencing on 1.8.2015 until 31.7.2018, with an option to extend for a further period of up to 12 months. This will be subject to a performance review.
The value range stated within this contract notice is the total value range for the entire contract period including the extension period. The estimated value range per annum of this contract is 192 500 GBP — 217 250 GBP (excluding VAT).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 770 000 and 869 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The awarding authority reserves the right to request parent company and/or other guarantees of performance and financial liability.

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

Payment terms will be indicated in the contract documents. Tenders to be priced in Sterling. Payment to be made in Sterling.

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

No special legal form required but joint and several liability to be assumed by all group bidders before acceptance.

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the ‘Qualification Response’ section of the online tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the ‘Qualification Response’ section of the Bravo online tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the ‘Technical Response’ section of the online tender.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

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: yes

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
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:

C11/2015/2016
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

22.6.2015 – 14:00
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.
Other: Welsh.
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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: January 2018 onwards.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

You may find it helpful to contact your regional Business Wales centre to seek general advice and guidance if you are considering tendering for this and future public sector contracts. Potential bidders in Wales can access services at:

http://business.wales.gov.uk/growing-business/welsh-government-support-1/supplier-development-service-0

The Welsh Government, on behalf of the Welsh Ministers, will be conducting this procurement exercise through the etenderwales portalhttps://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk Tender documents and other information must be downloaded from and returned through this portal. If you require any further assistance, the BravoSolution help desk is available on:

Email: help@bravosolution.co.uk Phone: +44 8003684850 / Fax: +44 2070600480.

E-Tender information:

— Go to https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.
— Registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User performing the Registration.
— The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation.
— On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password.
— The Password will be sent by e-mail to the e-mail address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.
— In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.
— Note: If you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click ‘Forgot your password?’.
— Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation.
— If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again.
— Please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform.
— Contact the Help desk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).
— Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the Help desk to gain access to the Platform.
— It’s must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 14:00 on the deadline date given in this notice.
How to find the ITT:
— Once logged in you must click on ‘ITTs Open to all Suppliers’.
— The etender references for this contract are: Project_30270 and ITT_47619.
— Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in expressing an interest, click the ‘Express an Interest button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page.
— You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area.
— Should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly — Please do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.
(WA Ref: 27092)
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:

18.5.2015

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