Tender for Removal of Nuisance Vehicles

Tender for Removal of Nuisance Vehicles

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is seeking expressions of interest from suitably competent organisations to supply the service for the removal and disposal of nuisance vehicles in the borough.

United Kingdom-London: Parking enforcement services

2013/S 167-290339

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent
For the attention of: Julie Harmer
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073644044
E-mail: julie.harmer@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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: yes

Tower Hamlets Homes Limited
Jack Dash House, 2 Lawn House Close
E14 9YQ London
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

CLC4473 Removal of Nuisance Vehicles.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
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
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Parking enforcement services. The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is seeking expressions of interest from suitably competent organisations to supply the service for the removal and disposal of nuisance vehicles in the borough covering the following areas:
Enforcement action by removal and storage of contravening, illegally parked and other nuisance vehicles on public highways and other relevant land.
The Removal of abandoned vehicles from all roads, properties and sites in the borough and the disposal of such vehicles by meeting in full the regulations governing recycling of ‘end of life vehicles.
The enforcement of parking contraventions on land managed by Tower Hamlets Homes Limited (London Borough of Tower Hamlets’ Arm’s Length Management Organisation) through the provision of a ticketing service, in accordance with BPA code of practice, to collect ticketing income on behalf of Tower Hamlets Homes.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98351110

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

Lot 1 – Enforcement action by removal of contravening, illegally parked and other nuisance vehicles on public highways, Council owned land. The Contract will include the provision of related services comprising the management of the council owned pound including payment centre operations within this pound and the supply of pound staff as specified.
Lot 2 – The Removal of abandoned vehicles from all roads, properties and sites in the borough and the disposal of such vehicles by meeting in full the regulations governing recycling of ‘end of life vehicles.
Lot 3 – The enforcement of parking contraventions on land managed by Tower Hamlets Homes Limited through the provision of a ticketing service, in accordance with BPA code of practice, to collect ticketing income on behalf of Tower Hamlets Homes Limited. Lot 3 will require daily patrols to cover the stock using an electronic ticketing system, with responsive capability to attend unauthorised vehicles notified directly by Tower Hamlets Homes Limited or its residents, and the provision of all enquiry, complaint and appeals-handling processes.
Organisations may express an interest in providing one or more lots.
The contract term will be 3 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 700 000 and 3 950 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1

1)Short description

Lot 1 – Enforcement action by removal of contravening, illegally parked and other nuisance vehicles on public highways, Council owned land. The Contract will include the provision of related services comprising the management of the council owned pound including payment centre operations within this pound and the supply of pound staff as specified.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98351110

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 567 000 and 988 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2

1)Short description

Lot 2 – The Removal of abandoned vehicles from all roads, properties and sites in the borough and the disposal of such vehicles by meeting in full the regulations governing recycling of ‘end of life vehicles
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98351110

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 and 12 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3

1)Short description

Lot 3 – The enforcement of parking contraventions on land managed by Tower Hamlets Homes Limited through the provision of a ticketing service, in accordance with BPA code of practice, to collect ticketing income on behalf of Tower Hamlets Homes Limited. Lot 3 will require daily patrols to cover the stock using an electronic ticketing system, with responsive capability to attend unauthorised vehicles notified directly by Tower Hamlets Homes Limited or its residents, and the provision of all enquiry, complaint and appeals-handling processes.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98351110

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 250 000 and 317 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The contracting authority reserves the right to require a parent company guarantee, performance bond or other appropriate security. Details will be provided in the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Tenders must be in pounds sterling and all payments under the contract shall be made in pounds sterling.
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 legal entity per lot. In the event of a consortium bid, the contracting authority will only enter into a contract with a suitable prime contractor.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Any successful company(ies) (and any supply chain) will be required to actively participate in the achievement of social and/or environmental policy objectives. These will relate to, for example, fostering opportunity, recruitment, training and supply chain initiatives and other similar initiatives. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The successful company(ies) will be expected to follow the Principle of Good Employment Practice, particularly London Living Wage.
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: It is a requirement that the successful bidder for Lot 3 is a Registered Operator under the British Parking Association’s Approved Operator Scheme at or before contract award. Failure of the successful bidder to have or acquire this accreditation shall result in the Contracting Authority eliminating the bidder from the process and the Contracting Authority accepts no liability whatsoever in this regard.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Company turnover should be 2.5 x the annual contract value for Lots 1 and 3
Company turnover should be 2 x the annual contract value for Lot 2
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
A questionnaire setting out the council’s requirements is available from the address at I.1 and must be duly completed and returned to that address by the deadline indicated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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 8
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
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CLC4473
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

27.9.2013 – 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
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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
Section IV.1.2 – Please note that the number of economic operators invited to tender quoted in this section relates to the number per ‘lot’
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GO Reference: GO-2013827-PRO-5068515.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27.8.2013