Taxi Service for the House of Lords

London: taxi services

Taxi Service for the House of Lords and the House of Commons.

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons, acting jointly through the Commercial Services Directorate
14 Tothill Street
For the attention of: Caterina de Filippo
SW1H 9NB London

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)


I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law


I.3)Main activity

Other: Parliament UK


I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Taxi Service for the House of Lords and the House of Commons.


II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail


II.3)Information on framework agreement

II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

A Taxi Service is required for staff from a number of departments within the House of Lords and the House of Commons. This service is required when the business of Parliament necessitates staff working late into the evening; providing them with a safe and reliable means of travel.
Estimated value of contract will be approximately 600 000 GBP per annum.
LotsThis contract is divided into lots: no


II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)



II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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


II.8)Additional information:

Our contract reference GSV1108.


Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

VI.2)Additional information:

GO Reference: GO-20111118-PRO-2761368.


VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:18.11.2011