Provide Vehicle Recovery Services for West Yorkshire Police

Provide Vehicle Recovery Services for West Yorkshire Police

Recovery of all types of vehicles but mainly cars, vans and heavy goods on the instruction of police officers from the highway or other locations.

United Kingdom-Wakefield: Vehicle towing-away services

2015/S 118-214881

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire
Ploughland House, 62 George Street
Contact point(s):
For the attention of: Andy Balmond
WF1 1DL Wakefield
Telephone: +44 1924294914

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.3)Main activity

Public order and safety

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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Vehicle Recovery Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: West Yorkshire.

NUTS code UKE4

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)

Recovery of all types of vehicles but mainly cars, vans and heavy goods on the instruction of police officers from the highway or other locations. Vehicles will need to be recovered to a secure place of storage on a short or long term basis.
Reasons for the above include: vehicles stolen, abandoned, causing obstruction/danger, collision damaged, uninsured, suspected of being involved in a crime, driver being unlicensed. The service only covers three geographical areas in West Yorkshire. These are area 1, North East Leeds, area 2, Leeds City & Holbeck and area 3, Wakefield and Pontefract.. Further detail is provided within the ITT document.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50118110, 50118000, 50118100, 50118200, 50118300, 50118400, 50118500

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no


This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

West Yorkshire Police are looking to appoint a vehicle recovery operator or operators to recovery vehicles from 3 geographical areas. Based on the most recent historical data for the year 2013/14, 6 000 vehicles were recovered across the 3 areas. These areas are:
1. North East Leeds (approx. 2 000 plus recoveries)
2. Leeds City & Holbeck (1 600 plus recoveries)
3. Wakefield & Pontefract (2 000 plus recoveries)
A map is included in the tender documents identifying the area boundaries.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 500 000 and 1 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Bidders can apply for 1, 2 or all areas but must indicate the area or areas they are applying for and sufficiently demonstrate in their submission their ability to service the area, areas they are applying for.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

West Yorkshire Police will engage the services of an appropriate body to carry out inspections to establish the suitability and safety of vehicles and premises. A fee will be charged to bidders to cover the cost of these inspections.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Operators applying for this service must be able to show a minimum turnover of 500 000 GBP to be considered for this opportunity. If 2 areas are bid for the operator must have a minimum turnover of 1 000 000 GBP. If 3 areas are bid for the operator must have a minimum of 1 500 000 GBP.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

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


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

17.7.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Legal Services
10-12 Laburnum Road
WF1 2QP Wakefield
Telephone: +44 1924292190

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Timescales for lodging appeals must be in accordance with EU Procurement Directives.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: