Education Transport Tender Cheshire

Education Transport Tender Cheshire

Multiple lots, multi year contract. UK-Crewe: transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2012/S 104-173913

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cheshire East Borough Council
Transport Services, Delamere House, Floor 6, Delamere Street
For the attention of: Steve Steve Griffiths
CW1 2LL Crewe
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1270371479
E-mail: steven.griffiths@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Cheshire East Borough Council
Operators are required to register, submit an expression of interest and download documentation via the Chest web site at WWW.thechest.nwce.gov.uk – the project reference is NWCE-8UHMYW

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Cheshire East Borough Council
Operators are required to register, submit an expression of interest and download documentation via the Chest web site at WWW.thechest.nwce.gov.uk – the project reference is NWCE-8UHMYW

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Cheshire East Borough Council
Operators are required to register, submit an expression of interest and download documentation via the Chest web site at WWW.thechest.nwce.gov.uk – the project reference is NWCE-8UHMYW

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Environment
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:

Tender phase 2, 2012 special educational needs & mainstream education transport services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
NUTS code UKD

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)

Special educational needs & mainstream education contracts to transport clients to various establishments in the East of Cheshire and surronding areas. However lot number 140 is to provide transport from the East of Cheshire to Berkshire.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The contract award will vary between 1 and 5 years, each individual tender form of pricing will clearly state the length of award. The values given in this notice are only estimations and is based on each contract running for it’s maximum time frame. The Authority gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative volumes or as to the value of the work during the contract period. Possible variations to lots – should this happen updated information will be provided via The Chest web site. Cheshire East Borough Council reserve the right not to award any of the listed lots.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 11 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

23.7.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

1.6.2012
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Approximately every 5 years.
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

Documentation as stated in the invitation to tender document available on The Chest web site, project reference is NWCE-8UHMYW needs to be submitted via The Chest web site by 12 noon on 23.7.2012. However, all deadlines are potentially subject to change. The authority will make all best endeavours to communicate revised deadlines, should they change.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that an award decision notice is communicated to tenderers.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:31.5.2012