Inclusion on Bury Council’s Framework of Approved Operators for Home to School and College Transport

Inclusion on Bury Council’s Framework of Approved Operators for Home to School and College Transport

The passengers using this service will have a range of additional needs; learning difficulties, behavioural difficulties, sensory, hearing and visual difficulties, autistic spectrum disorder or physical disability.

Inclusion on Bury Council’s Framework of Approved Operators for the provision of Home to School & College Transport

Reference number:0781

Deadline date:20/03/2015

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Contract value:£50,000,000 – £60,000,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:Greater Manchester North

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:Bury Council

Original source URLhttps://www.the-chest.org.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_opportunity?OpenForm&contract_id=CONTRACT-9TDN-9KX30C

Description of the contract

Bury Council is seeking tenders from suitably qualified and experienced operators to be included on the framework agreement to provide transport for children and young adults with special educational needs to schools and colleges both within and outside the borough of Bury. The passengers using this service will have a range of additional needs; learning difficulties, behavioural difficulties, sensory, hearing and visual difficulties, autistic spectrum disorder or physical disability. A passenger escort will be allocated to a schedule where required to accompany the passengers on their journey to and from school or college. However, some passengers are able to travel unaccompanied. The contract is for the period 1 September 2015 to 31 August 2018 with an option to extend for a further twelve months. Please see the attached contract information for further details.

Documents

Classification of the contract

60120000Taxi services

60170000Hire of passenger transport vehicles with driver

Additional information

Contract type:Services – 2

Is it a framework agreement?Yes

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:01/09/2015 – 31/08/2018

Who to contact

Contact nameNicola Hudson

Organisation nameBury Council

Address3 Knowsley Place, Duke Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EJ

Telephone0161 253 5676

Extension number:

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How to apply

To express an interest in the contract and gain access to the tender documentation please log in to www.the-chest.org.uk