Tender for Cycle Training on Merseyside

Tender for Cycle Training on Merseyside

To support the management and delivery of Bikeability within the Liverpool City Region.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Education and training services

2018/S 090-203657

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

1 Mann Island
L3 1BP
United Kingdom
E-mail: tender@merseytravel.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD7
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/

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

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Public Transport

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Bikeability — Provision of Cycle Training on Merseyside

Reference number: DN336273

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

To support the management and delivery of Bikeability within the Liverpool City Region increasing child safety and increase cycling trips whereby more children cycle to school.

Please see below for further description.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 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: UKD7

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To support the management and delivery of Bikeability within Liverpool City Region increasing child safety and increase cycling trips whereby more children cycle to school. This includes:

— administration and management of the booking of training with schools and other appropriate stakeholder organisations to required targets as set by the contracting authority,

— dealing with delivery queries and complaints from stakeholders,

— improve cycle skills and road sense,

— increase confidence to cycle,

— create a positive perception of cycling,

— encourage, enable and facilitate more people to cycle more often, more safely,

— to support the Liverpool City Region Transport Plan for growth strategy and engender a cycling culture and cycling as a preferred travel option.

Bikeability is national standard cycling training to young people and may also include a range of cycling interventions, dependant on funding available. Examples of previous interventions include:

— provision of adapted equipment and bikes to help facilitate activities for all,

— additional level 1 and 2 combined and additional level 3 cycle training,

— Bikeability for SEN children with equipment,

— additional Bikeability plus modules such as learn to ride and transition modules.

The contracting authority, provide the services through department of transport funding which is set for 2 years but can include an increase from underspend nationally. The contracting authority applies for extra funding via underspend each financial year and whether this funding is approved will affect the contract value and services provided. Please note the amounts available under funding are subject to review.

This is a 22 months contract with option to extend by up to 28 months.

We have secured DfT funding for the initial period of 22 months. An extension to the contract will be subject to additional funding being available. Due to uncertainty, it is unclear as to the amount of funding available following the initial 22 months period, it may fluctuate depending on funding available.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 100
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 50
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

As there is a fixed price provided via the DfT funding, economic operators will compete on quality criteria only.

The contracting authority reserves the right not to award or enter into any contract as a result of this tendering process.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

To tender for this contract you will need to be a registered Instructor training organisation to Bikeability standard.

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: no
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: 15/06/2018
Local time: 11:00
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: 15/06/2018
Local time: 11:00

The Chest

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

1 Mann Island
L3 1BP
United Kingdom
E-mail: tender@merseytravel.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: