Manchester City Council Cycle to Work Scheme Tender

Manchester City Council Cycle to Work Scheme Tender

Manchester City Council is seeking to procure a facilitator for a salary sacrifice scheme using the Department for Transport’s Cycle to Work scheme.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2016/S 230-419179

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Manchester City Council
Room 407, Town Hall
M60 2JR
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Damayanti Tailor
Telephone: +44 1612344106
NUTS code: UKD3
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

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


TC543 Cycle to Work Scheme.

Reference number: DN220640

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Manchester City Council is seeking to procure a facilitator for a salary sacrifice scheme using the Department for Transport’s Cycle to Work scheme. The scheme will have benefits for the authority in health promotion, sustainable travel, staff retention and support for local cycle retailers. Bicycles acquired through the scheme would be used by employees for cycling to and from work and for work related purposes.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD3

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cycle to Work Scheme.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 40 %
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 30 %
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 30 %
Price – Weighting: 40 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for up-to further 24 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

The Council is using the e-business portal known as The Chest to conduct the procurement exercise. To gain access to the invitation to tender documents, tenderers will need to register their company details at the above website.

Once registered, tenderers will be emailed a log-in and password which will allow them to gain access to the invitation to tender documents.

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.1.1)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

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

Date: 06/01/2017
Local time: 19:00
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 06/01/2017
Local time: 19:00

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:

Please note that although quantities and descriptions in the tender are those used and required by Manchester City Council this Framework is open to and may be used by other Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) and its associate members, and Manchester Partners — this includes the following Councils, Bolton, Stockport, Tameside, Oldham, Trafford, Rochdale, Bury, Salford, Wigan, Blackburn Darwen BC, Blackpool, Cheshire East, Warrington, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority, Greater Manchester Police Authority, Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority, Manchester Central Convention Complex, Commission for New Economy, Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (TfGM), Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the Integrated Transport Authority.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Manchester City Council
M60 2LA
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successful resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



Related Posts

Cycle to Work Scheme Contract London

Employee Benefits Government Framework Agreement

Contract for Supply of Bicycles to Hampshire Constabulary

Provide Bikeability and Learn To Ride Services for Oldham Council