Home to School Transport Bus and Coach Services on the Isle of Wight

Home to School Transport Bus and Coach Services on the Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight Council invites tenders from suitably qualified suppliers for the provision of home to school transport bus and coach services for both Mainstream and Special Educational Needs on the Isle of Wight. Multiple Lots.

United Kingdom-Newport: Hire of buses and coaches with driver

2020/S 078-185504

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Isle of Wight Council
Postal address: County Hall, High Street
Town: Newport
NUTS code: UKJ34
Postal code: PO30 1UD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Vanessa Squibb
E-mail: vanessa.squibb@iow.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1983821000
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.iwight.com

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.iwight.com

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/Opportunities/Index
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities/Index

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Home to School Transport Bus and Coach Services on the Isle of Wight (Mainstream and SEN)

Reference number: DN470080

II.1.2)Main CPV code

60172000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Isle of Wight Council (‘the Authority’) invites tenders from suitably qualified suppliers (‘Potential Suppliers’) for the provision of home to school transport bus and coach services for both Mainstream and Special Educational Needs (SEN) on the Isle of Wight.

This procurement follows the OJEU Open Procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

The Authority has a statutory duty to provide transport assistance between home and school for eligible children following an assessment of each child’s ability to meet the home to school transport criteria.

This opportunity is divided into two lots and broken down further to have eight sub-lots as detailed below:

Lot 1: Mainstream services

Coach/bus transport is required to take children to and from school on the Isle of Wight for 190 school days per academic year. The Potential Supplier(s) will provide appropriate vehicles and drivers to deliver the services as per the requirements of the specification. Each mainstream school will be tendered as a separate sub-lot (with the exception of Carisbrooke College and Christ the King College which will be tendered together in the same sub-lot).

Each sub-lot contains a different number of routes depending on the Authority’s requirements for each school and the number of children eligible for the services.

Sub-lot 1a: Brighstone Church of England Aided Primary School (1 route)

Sub-lot 1b: Carisbrooke College and Christ the King College (7 routes)

Sub-lot 1c: Medina College (2 routes)

Sub-lot 1d: Newchurch Primary School (1 route)

Sub-lot 1e: Ryde Academy (1 route)

Sub-lot 1f: The Bay Church of England School (2 routes)

Sub-lot 1g: The Island Free School (2 routes).

Lot 2: Sen services

Coach/bus transport is required to take children to and from school on the Isle of Wight for 190 school days per academic year. The Potential Supplier will provide appropriate vehicles, equipment, drivers and School Escorts to deliver the services as per the requirements of the specification to meet the needs of the children eligible for the Services. Both the Special Education Needs (SEN) schools will be tendered together in the same sub-lot.

Sub-lot 2a: Medina House and St George’s School (7 routes)

The term of the contract shall be 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2023 with the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

The closing date for receipt of tenders is 14.00 on 29 May 2020.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 13 800 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sub-lot 1a: Brighstone Church of England Aided Primary School (1 Route)

Lot No: 1a

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ34
Main site or place of performance:

Isle of Wight.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Isle of Wight Council (‘the Authority’) invites Tenders from suitably qualified suppliers (‘Potential Suppliers’) for the provision of home to school transport bus and coach services for both Mainstream and Special Educational Needs (SEN) on the Isle of Wight.

This procurement follows the OJEU Open Procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

The Authority has a statutory duty to provide transport assistance between home and school for eligible children following an assessment of each child’s ability to meet the home to school transport criteria.

This opportunity is divided into two lots and broken down further to have eight sub-lots as detailed below:

Lot 1: Mainstream services

Coach/bus transport is required to take children to and from school on the Isle of Wight for 190 school days per academic year. The Potential Supplier(s) will provide appropriate vehicles and drivers to deliver the services as per the requirements of the specification. Each mainstream school will be tendered as a separate sub-lot (with the exception of Carisbrooke College and Christ the King College which will be tendered together in the same sub-lot).

Each sub-lot contains a different number of routes depending on the Authority’s requirements for each school and the number of children eligible for the services.

Sub-lot 1a: Brighstone Church of England Aided Primary School (1 Route)

The term of the contract shall be 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2023 with the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

The closing date for receipt of tenders is 14.00 on 29 May 2020.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Mobilisation and implementation / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion – Name: Contract management, customer service and communication / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Business continuity / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Carbon emissions / Weighting: 2
Price – Weighting: 75
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 35
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 is the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

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

Any estimated values are for the total contract duration including any possible extension period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sub-lot 1b: Carisbrooke College and Christ the King College (7 Routes)

Lot No: 1b

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ34
Main site or place of performance:

Isle of Wight.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Isle of Wight Council (‘the Authority’) invites tenders from suitably qualified suppliers (‘Potential Suppliers’) for the provision of home to school transport bus and coach services for both Mainstream and Special Educational Needs (SEN) on the Isle of Wight.

This procurement follows the OJEU Open Procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

The authority has a statutory duty to provide transport assistance between home and school for eligible children following an assessment of each child’s ability to meet the home to school transport criteria.

This opportunity is divided into two lots and broken down further to have eight sub-lots as detailed below:

Lot 1: Mainstream services

Coach/bus transport is required to take children to and from school on the isle of wight for 190 school days per academic year. The potential supplier(s) will provide appropriate vehicles and drivers to deliver the services as per the requirements of the specification. Each mainstream school will be tendered as a separate sub-lot (with the exception of Carisbrooke college and Christ the King College which will be tendered together in the same sub-lot).

Each sub-lot contains a different number of routes depending on the Authority’s requirements for each school and the number of children eligible for the services.

Sub-lot 1b: Carisbrooke College and Christ the King College (7 routes)

The term of the contract shall be 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2023 with the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

The closing date for receipt of tenders is 14.00 on 29 May 2020.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Mobilisation and implementation / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion – Name: Contract management, customer service and communication / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Business continuity / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Carbon emissions / Weighting: 2
Price – Weighting: 75
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 35
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 is the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

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

Any estimated values are for the total contract duration including any possible extension period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sub-lot 1c: Medina College (2 Routes)

Lot No: 1c

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ34
Main site or place of performance:

Isle of Wight.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Isle of Wight Council (‘the Authority’) invites tenders from suitably qualified suppliers (‘Potential Suppliers’) for the provision of home to school transport bus and coach services for both Mainstream and Special Educational Needs (SEN) on the Isle of Wight.

This procurement follows the OJEU Open Procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

The Authority has a statutory duty to provide transport assistance between home and school for eligible children following an assessment of each child’s ability to meet the home to school transport criteria.

This opportunity is divided into two lots and broken down further to have eight sub-lots as detailed below:

Lot 1: Mainstream services

Coach/bus transport is required to take children to and from school on the Isle of Wight for 190 school days per academic year. The Potential Supplier(s) will provide appropriate vehicles and drivers to deliver the services as per the requirements of the specification. Each mainstream school will be tendered as a separate sub-lot (with the exception of Carisbrooke College and Christ the King College which will be tendered together in the same sub-lot).

Each sub-lot contains a different number of routes depending on the Authority’s requirements for each school and the number of children eligible for the services.

Sub-lot 1c: Medina College (2 Routes)

The term of the contract shall be 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2023 with the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

The closing date for receipt of tenders is 14.00 on 29 May 2020.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Mobilisation and implementation / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion – Name: Contract management, customer service and communication / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Business continuity / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Carbon emissions / Weighting: 2
Price – Weighting: 75
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 35
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 is the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

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

Any estimated values are for the total contract duration including any possible extension period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sub-lot 1d: Newchurch Primary School (1 Route)

Lot No: 1d

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ34
Main site or place of performance:

Isle of Wight.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Isle of Wight Council (‘the Authority’) invites tenders from suitably qualified suppliers (‘Potential Suppliers’) for the provision of home to school transport bus and coach services for both Mainstream and Special Educational Needs (SEN) on the Isle of Wight.

This procurement follows the OJEU Open Procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

The Authority has a statutory duty to provide transport assistance between home and school for eligible children following an assessment of each child’s ability to meet the home to school transport criteria.

This opportunity is divided into two lots and broken down further to have eight sub-lots as detailed below:

Lot 1: Mainstream services

Coach/bus transport is required to take children to and from school on the Isle of Wight for 190 school days per academic year. The Potential Supplier(s) will provide appropriate vehicles and drivers to deliver the services as per the requirements of the specification. Each mainstream school will be tendered as a separate sub-lot (with the exception of Carisbrooke College and Christ the King College which will be tendered together in the same sub-lot).

Each sub-lot contains a different number of routes depending on the Authority’s requirements for each school and the number of children eligible for the services.

Sub-lot 1d: Newchurch Primary School (1 route)

The term of the contract shall be 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2023 with the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

The closing date for receipt of tenders is 14.00 on 29 May 2020.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Mobilisation and implementation / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion – Name: Contract management, customer service and communication / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Business continuity / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Carbon emissions / Weighting: 2
Price – Weighting: 75
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 35
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 is the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

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

Any estimated values are for the total contract duration including any possible extension period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sub-lot 1e: Ryde Academy (1 Route)

Lot No: 1e

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ34
Main site or place of performance:

Isle of Wight.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Isle of Wight Council (‘the Authority’) invites tenders from suitably qualified suppliers (‘Potential Suppliers’) for the provision of home to school transport bus and coach services for both Mainstream and Special Educational Needs (SEN) on the Isle of Wight.

This procurement follows the OJEU Open Procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

The Authority has a statutory duty to provide transport assistance between home and school for eligible children following an assessment of each child’s ability to meet the home to school transport criteria.

This opportunity is divided into two lots and broken down further to have eight sub-lots as detailed below:

Lot 1: Mainstream services

Coach/bus transport is required to take children to and from school on the Isle of Wight for 190 school days per academic year. The Potential Supplier(s) will provide appropriate vehicles and drivers to deliver the services as per the requirements of the specification. Each mainstream school will be tendered as a separate sub-lot (with the exception of Carisbrooke College and Christ the King College which will be tendered together in the same sub-lot).

Each sub-lot contains a different number of routes depending on the Authority’s requirements for each school and the number of children eligible for the Services.

Sub-lot 1e :Ryde Academy (1 route)

The term of the contract shall be 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2023 with the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

The closing date for receipt of tenders is 14.00 on 29 May 2020.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Mobilisation and implementation / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion – Name: Contract management, customer service and communication / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Business continuity / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Carbon emissions / Weighting: 2
Price – Weighting: 75
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 35
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 is the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

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

Any estimated values are for the total contract duration including any possible extension period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sub-lot 1f: The Bay Church of England School (2 Routes)

Lot No: 1f

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ34
Main site or place of performance:

Isle of Wight.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Isle of Wight Council (‘the Authority’) invites tenders from suitably qualified suppliers (‘Potential Suppliers’) for the provision of home to school transport bus and coach services for both Mainstream and Special Educational Needs (SEN) on the Isle of Wight.

This procurement follows the OJEU Open Procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

The Authority has a statutory duty to provide transport assistance between home and school for eligible children following an assessment of each child’s ability to meet the home to school transport criteria.

This opportunity is divided into two lots and broken down further to have eight sub-lots as detailed below:

Lot 1: Mainstream services

Coach/bus transport is required to take children to and from school on the Isle of Wight for 190 school days per academic year. The Potential Supplier(s) will provide appropriate vehicles and drivers to deliver the services as per the requirements of the specification. Each mainstream school will be tendered as a separate sub-lot (with the exception of Carisbrooke College and Christ the King College which will be tendered together in the same sub-lot).

Each sub-lot contains a different number of routes depending on the Authority’s requirements for each school and the number of children eligible for the services.

Sub-lot 1f: The Bay Church of England School (2 routes)

The term of the contract shall be 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2023 with the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

The closing date for receipt of tenders is 14.00 on 29 May 2020.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Mobilisation and implementation / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion – Name: Contract management, customer service and communication / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Business continuity / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Carbon emissions / Weighting: 2
Price – Weighting: 75
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 35
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 is the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

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

Any estimated values are for the total contract duration including any possible extension period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sub-lot 1g: The Island Free School (2 Routes)

Lot No: 1g

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ34
Main site or place of performance:

Isle of Wight.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Isle of Wight Council (‘the Authority’) invites tenders from suitably qualified suppliers (‘Potential Suppliers’) for the provision of home to school transport bus and coach services for both Mainstream and Special Educational Needs (SEN) on the Isle of Wight.

This procurement follows the OJEU Open Procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

The Authority has a statutory duty to provide transport assistance between home and school for eligible children following an assessment of each child’s ability to meet the Home to School Transport criteria.

This opportunity is divided into two lots and broken down further to have eight sub-lots as detailed below:

Lot 1: Mainstream services

Coach/bus transport is required to take children to and from school on the Isle of Wight for 190 school days per academic year. The Potential Supplier(s) will provide appropriate vehicles and drivers to deliver the services as per the requirements of the specification. Each mainstream school will be tendered as a separate sub-lot (with the exception of Carisbrooke College and Christ the King College which will be tendered together in the same sub-lot).

Each sub-lot contains a different number of routes depending on the Authority’s requirements for each school and the number of children eligible for the services.

Sub-lot 1g: The Island Free School (2 routes)

The term of the contract shall be 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2023 with the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

The closing date for receipt of Tenders is 14.00 on 29 May 2020.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Mobilisation and implementation / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion – Name: Contract management, customer service and communication / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Business continuity / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Carbon emissions / Weighting: 2
Price – Weighting: 75
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 35
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 is the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

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

Any estimated values are for the total contract duration including any possible extension period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sub-lot 2a: Medina House and St George’s School (7 Routes)

Lot No: 2a

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

60100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ34
Main site or place of performance:

Isle of Wight.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Isle of Wight Council (‘the Authority’) invites Tenders from suitably qualified suppliers (‘Potential Suppliers’) for the provision of home to school transport bus and coach services for both Mainstream and Special Educational Needs (SEN) on the Isle of Wight.

This procurement follows the OJEU Open Procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

The Authority has a statutory duty to provide transport assistance between home and school for eligible children following an assessment of each child’s ability to meet the home to school transport criteria.

This opportunity is divided into two lots and broken down further to have eight sub-lots as detailed below:

Lot 2: SEN services

Coach/bus transport is required to take children to and from school on the Isle of Wight for 190 school days per academic year. The Potential Supplier will provide appropriate vehicles, equipment, drivers and school escorts to deliver the services as per the requirements of the specification to meet the needs of the children eligible for the services. Both the Special Education Needs (SEN) schools will be tendered together in the same sub-lot.

Sub-lot 2a: Medina House and St George’s School (7 routes)

The term of the contract shall be 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2023 with the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

The closing date for receipt of Tenders is 14.00 on 29 May 2020.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Mobilisation and implementation / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion – Name: Contract management, customer service and communication / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Business continuity / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Carbon emissions / Weighting: 2
Price – Weighting: 75
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 35
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 is the option to extend for up to a further period of 3 years, 1 year at a time at the sole discretion of the Authority.

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

Any estimated values are for the total contract duration including any possible extension period.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 054-129761

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

Date: 29/05/2020
Local time: 14:00
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/05/2020
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2000 which came into force on 1 January 2005 applies to the Authority. If any tenderer considers that any information supplied is commercially sensitive/confidential, this should be highlighted and reasons given. A schedule will be provided within the invitation to tender documents where tenderers can record and submit this information to the Authority. In such cases the relevant material will, in response to FOI requests, be examined in light of exemptions provided for in this Act. The contract shall be made in English and according to English Law and subject to the jurisdiction of the English Courts. To download the tender documents, interested parties must register their company on the ProContract portal. This contract opportunity can be searched by using reference number DN470080.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The High Court
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/04/2020