Central London Taxi Service Contract

Central London Taxi Service Contract

Contract value:£0 – £30,000.

Reference number: Taxi001

Deadline date:04/05/2012

This deadline is for… Expression of Interest

Contract value:£0 – £30,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: PCoE – Procurement Centre of Excellence


Description of the contract

Home Office requirement for the provision of a taxi service to transport staff to and from various locations in and around central and greater London. Occasional travel may also be required to some other locations As the service will be required to transport staff (sometimes carrying important documentation or encripted equipment), ministers as well as the Home Secretary, ALL drivers will need to be security cleared to the required standard. The service will be required 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and therefore an out of hours booking service will need to be provided. The requirement will be split into the following two lots: Lot 1 – Daily taxi service provision to transport staff, ministers and sometime the Home Secretary to and from various locations in and around central and greater London (and occasionally other locations) Lot 2 – Special vehicle required with wheelchair and a grab rail/steps/ramp access to transport a member of staff from W14 (at 7:45am) to SW1 and a return journey each day (17:30pm). The service will be required 3 days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) for a total of approx 135 days a year. The supplier will also be required to provide management information to the Home Office on a monthly basis which details each journey that has been undertaken



Classification of the contract

60100000 Road transport services

60000000 Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

60120000 Taxi services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Lowest price

Estimated length of contract: 36 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Arran Price

Organisation name PCoE – Procurement Centre of Excellence

Address Room 2Y92 Concept House, Cardiff Road, Newport, Gwent, NP10 8QQ

Telephone 01633811600

Extension number:


Web address


How to apply

How to apply: The Home Office uses an eSourcing toolkit to enable its sourcing activities to be conducted over the Internet. Any organisation intending to submit an expression of interest must be registered as a supplier with the Home Office eSourcing Portal. To register, visit the Portal’s Login Page at https://sourcing.homeoffice.gov.uk and complete the online registration form by clicking on the “Register Supplier Organisation” link in the top right-hand corner of the page. The entire process should take no more than 10 minutes and need only be completed once. Passwords are issued via email, normally within 1 working day. Please contact the eSourcing Help Desk for support in completing the online registration process; call 01633 811 600 or email eEnablers@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk. Once registered, organisations intending to submit an expression of interest must send an email to eEnablers@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk any time up to, but no later than Friday 4th May 2012. The email should be entitled London Taxi Service and contain the following details: your organisation’s name; your contact’s email address; your contact’s name and your contact’s telephone number. Any expressions of interest not submitted in the required form (or containing the requested information) may be rejected. If, however, you believe that there are reasons as to why you would be unable to use the eSourcing service, please let us know by emailing eEnablers@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk and we will consider how best to overcome your difficulties. Organisations who have complied with the foregoing will receive details of how to access and complete the online Request for Proposal (RFP). The online RFP must be fully completed no later than 12pm Friday 11th May 2012. For Further Information on the Home Office please view our Website at www.homeoffice.gov.uk