Tender for the Provision of Park and Ride Services

Tender for the Provision of Park and Ride Services

The nature of this contract is to engage with a Bus Operator to provide the Park and Ride bus services for the Southport Park and Ride service.

UK-Bootle: special-purpose road passenger-transport services

2012/S 202-332259

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Sefton Council
Central Procurement, 2nd Floor Magdalen House, Trinity Road
Contact point(s): Mr Chris Magee
For the attention of: Mr Chris Magee
L20 3NJ Bootle
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1519344069
E-mail: chris.magee@sefton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1519344579

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.sefton.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The Chest
www.the-chest.org.uk
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.the-chest.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The Chest
www.the-chest.org.uk
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.the-chest.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The Chest
www.the-chest.org.uk
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.the-chest.org.uk

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:

Tender for the Provision of Park and Ride Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the Borough of Sefton Council.
NUTS code UKD53

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)

The nature of this contract is to engage with a Bus Operator to provide the Park and Ride bus services for the Southport Park and Ride service.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60130000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Sefton Council is setting out to price 3 lots within this tender exercise which surround service differentials. The intention is to award 2 of 3 lots.
The contract period is 5 years with no options to extend thereafter.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 600 000 and 1 800 000 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

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1a: PR1 Esplanade & PR3 Fairway

1)Short description

Route: Esplanade, Promenade, Leicester Street, Lord Street, Duke Street, Esplanade.
Route Length: 4.40 Kilometers, 2.73 miles.
Stopping Places: Esplanade, Promenade (North of Coronation Walk), Promenade (North of Marine Parade), Lord Street (North of Union Street), Lord Street (North of Hill Street), Lord Street (Monument), Lord Street (South of Eastbank Street), Lord Street (South of Coronation Walk). Esplanade.
Days of Operation: Monday to Saturday (except Christmas Day).
Period of Operation: 7:30 – 18:30.
Frequency of Operation: Every 10 minutes.
No. of vehicles required: 2 vehicles.
Days of Operation: Sunday – October to March (except Christmas Day).
Period of Operation: 10:00 – 18:30.
Frequency of Operation: Every 10 minutes.
No. of vehicles required: 2 vehicles.
Vehicle Capacity: 65.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60130000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1b: PR1 Esplanade (via Ocean Plaza) & PR3 Fairway

1)Short description

PR1 Esplanade.
Route: Esplanade, Promenade, Marine Drive, Marine Parade, Leicester Street, Lord Street, Duke Street, Esplanade.
Route Length: 4.84 Kilometers, 3.01 miles.
Stopping Places: Esplanade, Marine Parade (Ocean Plaza), Promenade (North of Marine Parade), Lord Street (North of Union Street), Lord Street (North of Hill Street), Lord Street (Monument), Lord Street (South of Eastbank Street), Lord Street (South of Coronation Walk). Esplanade.
Days of Operation: Monday to Saturday (every day except Bank Hols and Christmas Day).
Period of Operation: 7:30 – 18:30.
Frequency of Operation: Every 10 minutes.
No. of vehicles required: 3 vehicles.
Days of Operation: Sunday – October to March (except Christmas Day).
Period of Operation: 10:00 – 18:30.
Frequency of Operation: Every 10 minutes.
No. of vehicles required: 3 vehicles.
Vehicle Capacity: 65.
PR3 Fairway.
Route: Fairway, Promenade, Leicester Street, Lord Street, Monument (Turn), Lord Street, Leicester Street, Promenade, Fairway.
Route Length: 3.70 Kilometers, 2.3 miles.
Stopping Places: Fairway, Lord Street (North of Union Street), Lord Street (North of Hill Street), Lord Street (North of Neville Street), Check Rest of Lord Street, Fairway.
Days of Operation: Sunday & Bank Hols – April to September.
Period of Operation: 10:00 – 18:30.
Frequency of Operation: Every 10 minutes.
No. of vehicles required: 2 vehicles.
Vehicle Capacity: 65.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60130000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2: PR2 Kew

1)Short description

PR2 Kew.
Route: Kew P&R, Foul Lane, Butts Lane, Norwood Road, Sussex Road, Derby Road, London Street, Lord Street, Eastbank Street, Scarisbrick New Road, New Foul Lane, Lew P&R.
Route Length: 7.3 Kilometers, 4.54 miles.
Stopping Places: Derby Road (Asda), London Street (West of Chapel Street), Eastbank Street (East of Chapel Street), Eastbank Street (opposite Part Street).
Days of Operation: Monday to Friday (Easter School Holidays 2 weeks, May Half Term 1 week, School Summer Holidays 6 weeks, Total 45 days).
Period of Operation: 8:30 – 18:30.
Frequency of Operation: Every 15 minutes.
No. of vehicles required: 2 vehicles.
Days of Operation: Saturdays – April to September (every Saturday, Total 26 days).
Period of Operation: 8:30 – 18:30.
Frequency of Operation: Every 15 minutes.
No. of vehicles required: 2 vehicles.
Vehicle Capacity: 35.
Days of Operation: Sunday / Bank Holiday – April to September (every Sunday and May Day Bank Holiday, Total 27 days).
Period of Operation: 10:00 – 18:30.
Frequency of Operation: Every 15 minutes.
No. of vehicles required: 2 vehicles.
Vehicle Capacity: 35.
For Timetable and more route details see Appendix 8.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60130000

3)Quantity or scope
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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The Contractor shall keep records of all journeys not operated, either in whole or in part with the reason for the non-operation. This information and a record of the number of passengers carried shall be submitted to the Head of Investment Programme & Infrastructure, Sefton MBC with the appropriate account at four weekly intervals or as otherwise agreed. Payment, which shall be dependent on receiving the required records, will be made four weekly or as otherwise agreed in arrears. In the event of the services not being operated to the satisfaction of Head of Investment Programme & Infrastructure, Sefton MBC, Magdalen House, 30 Trinity Road, Bootle, L20 3NJ, the required records not being provided or of any other dispute, Sefton MBC reserves the right to withhold payment in whole or in part.
For any lost mileage which has occurred due to factors within the control of the Operator ie no staff, no vehicle, vehicle breakdown, accident or failure due to accident, a penalty equating to twice the Tender rate not operated will be applied.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint & Several Liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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 26.5.1972 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 10.6.1991 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:
All applicable areas are questioned within the ITT document.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: A Financial Assessment will be undertaken by an Auditor of the Authority using copies of accounts provided, as directed within the ITT.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
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: no
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: no

Section IV: Procedure

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

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

CP/CM
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: 26.11.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

26.11.2012 – 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 tenders

Date: 26.11.2012 – 12:30
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Officers of the Authority’s legal department.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 5 years
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
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:16.10.2012