Tender for Bikeability Cycle Training – Hampshire

Tender for Bikeability Cycle Training – Hampshire

This contract is for the provision of Bikeability Level 2, Level 3 and Bikeability Plus training.

United Kingdom-Winchester: Education and training services

2020/S 025-058097

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Hampshire County Council
Postal address: The Castle
Town: Winchester
NUTS code: UKJ3
Postal code: SO23 8UJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
E-mail: procurement.partners@hants.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1962832323
Internet address(es):Main address: www.hants.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Bikeability Cycle Training

Reference number: ET14056

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This contract is for the provision of Bikeability Level 2, Level 3 and Bikeability Plus training for schools in Hampshire Local Authority area.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 730 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ3
Main site or place of performance:

Hampshire Local Authority Area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Hampshire County Council invites applications from suitably experienced organisations to tender for the provision of Bikeability Training.

Bikeability is the cycling proficiency test for the 21st century, designed to give the next generation the skills and confidence to ride their bikes on today’s roads. Whilst Bikeability is not part of the National Curriculum, under the Government’s ‘Travelling to school’ action plan, teachers are encouraged to use Geography, Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE), Citizenship, Physical Education (PE) and other lessons to explain the benefits of sustainable travel, which includes cycling.

The training is delivered via schools during the school day to years 5-9 and available to all schools. There is also the opportunity of holiday courses where there is demand.

The contract will procure the services of an external company who will provide qualified National Standard instructors to deliver the training.

The contract would be subject to government funding, beginning 1.8.2020 until 31.7.2021 for one year in the first instance. It may be extended in yearly increments until 31.7.2024 should the Government funding be secured.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 730 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note that Isle of Wight, cities of Southampton and Portsmouth and Fareham, Gosport and Test Valley district areas are not included in the operational area covered by this contract.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 16/03/2020
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/03/2020
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Interested parties should register their interest in the project via the In-Tend website https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire and submit their stage 1 and stage 2 questionnaires, together with any requested supporting information by 14.00 16.3.2020. Clarifications regarding the ITT must be submitted via In-Tend by 17.00 5.3.2020.

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As set out in the Public Contracts Directive 2014/24/EU

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: