Administration of TfL’s Walking and Cycling Grants Programme

Administration of TfL’s Walking and Cycling Grants Programme

Transport for London wish to appoint a single service provider for the provisions of administrating TfL’s Walking and Cycling Grants Programme.

United Kingdom-London: Administration, defence and social security services

2020/S 013-026307

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Transport for London
Postal address: 5 Endeavour Square
Town: London
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: E20 1JN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Ellena Blakey
E-mail: ELLENABLAKEY@TFL.GOV.UK
Telephone: +44 2070000000
Internet address(es):Main address: https://tfl.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://tfl.gov.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://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=f03b8b68-5ec2-e911-80f8-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=f03b8b68-5ec2-e911-80f8-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

TfL 94668 — Administration of TfL’s Walking and Cycling Grants Programme

Reference number: DN411513

II.1.2)Main CPV code

75000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Mayor’s Transport Strategy (MTS) sets a target for 80 per cent of all journeys to be made on foot, by cycle or using public transport by 2041. Our ambition is to enable all Londoners to walk or cycle more to reduce car dependency, improve health, tackle inactivity and improve social inclusion and wellbeing.

Transport for London wish to appoint a single service provider for the provisions of administrating TfL’s Walking and Cycling Grants Programme.

The target audience for the grant programme is groups within London that are traditionally under-represented in walking and cycling.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

75100000
79000000
79994000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Mayor’s Transport Strategy (MTS) sets a target for 80 per cent of all journeys to be made on foot, by cycle or using public transport by 2041. Our ambition is to enable all Londoners to walk or cycle more to reduce car dependency, improve health, tackle inactivity and improve social inclusion and wellbeing.

Transport for London wish to appoint a single service provider for the provisions of administrating TfL’s Walking and Cycling Grants Programme as a successor to the current grants programme (tfl_scp_00114 – Community Cycling Grants for London).

The target audience for the grant programme is groups within London that are traditionally under-represented in walking and cycling.

For the purpose of this brief, the definition of an under-represented group is as follows:

Groups and individuals who are difficult to engage with from an organisational perspective because they are disengaged from the usual range of mass media, and educational or business engagement. Where individuals have personal walking and cycling barriers, such as income, equipment, health, ability, skills or information, which may be overcome through participation.

The funding is available for the following groups to bid for:

— community groups,

— BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) groups,

— deprived groups,

— Not for profit organisations,

— social enterprise groups,

— NEETS (Not in Education, Employment or Training),

— disability groups: respite care, educational, social, sports,

— Health services ,

— Youth services,

— family services.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 975 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
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:

There are 2 optional extension years (3 + 1 + 1).

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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:
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 160-394504

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

Date: 24/02/2020
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24/02/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Transport for London
Postal address: 5 Endeavour Square
Town: London
Postal code: E20 1JN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: AlexBrown@tfl.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

TfL/the GLA will incorporate a standstill period at the point information of any award of contract is communicated to tenderers. The notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period which will be for a minimum period of 10 calendar days provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties that have been harmed or put a risk of harm due to a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/01/2020