Provision of Special Needs Transport

Provision of Special Needs Transport

London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
CLC 4078 Provision of Special Needs and other Transport Services.
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets (LBTH) is seeking expressions of interest from interested organisations for the above services.

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is seeking expressions of interest from suitablty qualified and experienced organisations to tender for inclusion on a Framework Agreement (with multiple suppliers) for the Provision of Specialist Needs & other Transport.
The Framework Agreement will consist of 4 Lots to supply a number of transport services for the following client groups;
– LOT 1 Statutory Transportation.
– LOT 2 Officer/Member/Personal Budget Holder Transport.
– LOT 3 Courier Services.
– LOT 4 Coach Journeys.
The majority of the journeys required will be supporting the Council’s statutory duty in Lot 1 to provide transport on behalf of vulnerable children and adults.  Many of these journeys will require a passenger assistant and some will also require accessible vehicles and special equipment to be provided or transported.
Other Council requirements will be to provide a range of journeys (including occasional executive cars) in support of officers, Council members, recipients of Personal Care Budgets and other local organisations identified in the Contract for Courier services and Coach journeys.
Organisations will be able to express an interest in providing as many or as few lots as they wish.
The Pre Qualification Questionnaire will be available to download upon expression of interest.

The anticipated contract start date is: 29 October 2012

The estimated value of the contract is:
Ranging from £2m – £2.5 per annum.

For a period of: 4 years (48 months).
Organisations wishing to express their interest are requested to register on the London Tenders Portal via the link below, where the tender documentation will be available for download. You will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). Please allow sufficient time to register (at least 1 working day).
LBTH uses the e-tendering system, the London Tenders Portal, which is free of charge to suppliers and providers. (Double-click links on this page or copy and paste to your web browser) 

LBTH accepts no liability for expressions of interest that are not received due to internet connectivity issues, transmission delays or errors.
Deadline for expression of interest and return of PQQ is:
Date: Friday 13th April 2012
Time: 12 noon

LBTH is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a supporter of Ethical Governance, our protocol can be found here along with Or via: ers_and_contracts/guidance_to_suppliers_and.aspx
LBTH does not undertake to invite all applicants or bind itself to accept the lowest or any Tender.  LBTH will not be liable for any costs incurred in tendering for this contract.
If you require any further information please contact: Jay Bains
Email :

Mrs Jay Bains
Email Address:
020 7364 4015
20 7364 4973
4th Floor Mulberry Place, Town Hall
5 Clove Crescent
Greater London
E14 2BG
United Kingdom
Key Dates
05/03/2012 16:00
13/04/2012 12:00
Other Information
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