Park and ride bus scheme Gateshead
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation trust will be implementing a park and ride facility to manage the demand for car parking spaces on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital site during the construction of a new emergency care scheme.
UK-Newcastle: hire of buses and coaches with driver
Section I: Contracting authority
Gateshead NHS Foundation Trust
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sheriff Hill
For the attention of: Sharon Whitlie
NE9 6SX Newcastle
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 2: Land transport services , including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sheriff Hill, Gateshead NE9 6SX, UNITED KINGDOM.
NUTS code UK
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk and click the link to register,
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘Continue’,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete,
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are pre-qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content,
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page,
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining),
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
Full details of the information required will be detailed in the pre qualification questionnaire. The PPQ will be available via the portal before the advert closing date.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The objective and non-discriminatory criteria to be applied in order to limit the number of economic operators invited to participate will be set out in the PQQ.
This PQQ sets out the information which is required by the Authority in order to assess the suitability of potential providers in terms of its technical knowledge and experience, capability/capacity, organisational and financial standing to meet the requirement. During the PQQ stage, the intention is to short list to the 5 highest scoring potential providers, should potential providers 5 & 6 achieve the same score then 6 potential providers will be invited to submit the formal Invitation to Tender (ITT) in response to the notice as advertised in the OJEU.
Section VI: Complementary information
The contract period is 36 months, with an option to extend by a further 2 x 12 month periods.
The intention is that the contract will commence 1.9.2012.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:21.5.2012