Schools Cycle Training with Interventions to Encourage Cycling to School

Schools Cycle Training with Interventions to Encourage Cycling to School

To provide Cycle Training to our schools with the initial focus to be level 1 for pupils but with interventions that include supporting the parents – to get more people cycling to school and about generally.

United Kingdom-London: Specialist training services

2014/S 010-013593

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Tower Hamlets Council Town Hall Mulberry Place 5 Clove Crescent
For the attention of: Heidi Mackie
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073644752
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: London Tenders Portal
Internet address: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: London Tenders Portal
Internet address: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: London Tenders Portal
Internet address: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

CLC4666 Schools Cycle Training with Interventions to Encourage Cycling to School.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Any schools located in London Borough of Tower hamlets.
NUTS code UKI12

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 240 000 and 750 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

To provide Cycle Training to our schools with the initial focus to be level 1 for pupils but with interventions that include supporting the parents – to get more people cycling to school and about generally.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80510000, 80550000, 80570000, 80410000, 80500000, 80521000, 80530000, 80540000, 98000000, 98330000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

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:

This contract is for Level 1 cycle training with interventions to encourage uptake of cycling to school. Depending upon additional funding, Level 2 and Level 3 training may also be included within this contract either directly or as an additional, external contract. Mandatory interventions currently include cycle training parents of children being trained, providing bikes to schools as required for pupils and parents to cycle to school together and setting up and running cycle clubs in schools.
The Tower Hamlets Youth Sport Foundation (THYSF) is offering a similar but separate contract for Level 2 and Level 3 training during the same period. The foundation is based at Langdon Park School Community Sports College, Byron Street, London, E14 0RZ.
This project may be awarded to more than one provider.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 240 000 and 750 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.9.2014. Completion 31.8.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

This information will be provided at the Invitation to Tender stage of the procurement process.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The contracting authority will require a contract with one or two legal entities. In the event of a consortium bid, the contracting authority will only enter into a contract with suitable prime contractors.
The Contracting Authority shall enter into the contract with one preferred bidder. In the event that the preferred bidder is unable to deliver the Contracting Authority’s requirements, the Contracting Authority reserves the right to enter into a contract to deliver any additional requirements with the reserve bidder, being the bidder who ranks in second place in the evaluation process. No guarantee of volume of services are given to either the successful bidder, or the reserve bidder.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: This information will be provided at the Invitation to Tender stage of the procurement process.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of
Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will
need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the
discretion of the Authority.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate , of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Supplier must be a registered Bikeability Provider and instructors must be Bikeability certified before contract award. http://bikeability.dft.gov.uk/

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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 7
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:

CLC4666
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 12.2.2014 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

12.2.2014 – 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

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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Supplier must be a registered Bikeability Provider and instructors must be Bikeability certified before contract award. http://bikeability.dft.gov.uk/ with experience of delivering this sort of contract within a London Borough. Suppliers are required to provide an innovative solution to meeting the required output. LBTH reserve the right to appoint more than one supplier where it provides additional benefits to do so. The amount of spend through this contract is uncertain. We currently are assured of GBP 80k in year one but are actively seeking significant additional funding in this and the subsequent years and so this contract includes a significant range of spend to facilitate this – suppliers must be able to accommodate such a change in requirement levels. Also, suppliers are required to have a turnover in excess of GBP 100k per annum and where the turnover is only just above this, will be required to demonstrate how they will facilitate higher through put if additional funding is achieved.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Tower Hamlets Council
Corporate Procurement Town Hall Mulberry Place 5 Clove Crescent
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073644752
Internet address: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Tower Hamlets Council
Corporate Procurement Town Hall Mulberry Place 5 Clove Crescent
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073644752

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Tower Hamlets Council
Corporate Procurement Town Hall Mulberry Place 5 Clove Crescent
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073644752

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:13.1.2014