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Supplies - 212142-2017

03/06/2017    S106

United Kingdom-Bath: Buses and coaches

2017/S 106-212142

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Bath and North East Somerset Council
Postal address: Guildhall, High Street
Town: Bath
NUTS code: UKK12 Bath and North East Somerset
Postal code: BA1 5AW
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: bnesbus@tppl.co.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bath:-Buses-and-Coaches./FQ4AVCK49X
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/FQ4AVCK49X
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
II.1.1)Title:

Bath and North East Somerset Council Bus Purchase and Contract Hire Framework.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
34121000 Buses and coaches
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Bath and North East Somerset Council invites tenders for organisations to participate in a 48-month Agreement for the supply of buses, including converted/unconverted chassis on a purchase or contract hire basis. The Agreement will be used by the Council, and may also be used by all Local Authorities and other contracting authorities located in the United Kingdom. Links to the different definable groups are provided in section VI.3 of this notice.

The Agreement is available to all current and future members of The Procurement Partnership Limited's (TPPL) buying club. A list of members of TPPL can be obtained from http://www.tppl.co.uk/about-us/our-members/

TPPL are acting as an agent for and on behalf of the Council and will undertake all activities relating to this proposed Agreement including but not limited to management of this tender process, and the Agreement when awarded.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Vehicle Chassis, both converted and unconverted suitable for 5 — 75 seats

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34139000 Chassis
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Vehicle chassis, both converted and unconverted operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuels. This lot is for the purchase of either unconverted chassis or converted chassis from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). If a converted vehicle is required under this lot, the converter may either be nominated by the Member or the OEM will use their preferred converter. For clarity, purchases from this lot will be made from OEMs or suppliers of chassis (unconverted/converted) that have been appointed to the framework in this lot.

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: 25 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework will be retendered subject to performance in approximately 48 months from commencement.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Vehicles types and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of the contract notice and tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other vehicles and services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

5 Seat minibus conversions, including accessible conversions

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34114400 Minibuses
34115200 Motor vehicles for the transport of fewer than 10 persons
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: 5 Seat minibus conversions, including accessible conversions of vehicles operating on Diesel, Petrol, Hybrid, Electric, LPG, Hydrogen, and Bio fuels. This lot is for the purchase of converted chassis from the converters appointed to the framework. Members can if they choose to, nominate and/or provide the necessary chassis' for conversion and pay for the conversion only. Converters can make available for sale ex-demonstration vehicles to Members within this lot.

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: 15 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework will be retendered subject to performance in approximately 48 months from commencement.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Vehicles types and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of the contract notice and tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other vehicles and services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

12-Seat minibus conversions, including accessible conversions

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34114400 Minibuses
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3: 12-Seat minibus conversions, including accessible conversions of vehicles operating on Diesel, Petrol, Hybrid, Electric, LPG, Hydrogen, and Bio fuels. This lot is for the purchase of converted chassis from the converters appointed to the framework. Members can if they choose to, nominate and/or provide the necessary chassis' for conversion and pay for the conversion only. Converters can make available for sale ex-demonstration vehicles to Members within this lot.

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: 30 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework will be retendered subject to performance in approximately 48 months from commencement.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Vehicles types and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of the contract notice and tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other vehicles and services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

13-17 Seat coach built conversions, including accessible conversions

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34120000 Motor vehicles for the transport of 10 or more persons
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4: 13-17 Seat coach built conversions, including accessible conversions of vehicles operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuel. This lot is for the purchase of converted chassis from the converters appointed to the framework. Members can if they choose to, nominate and/or provide the necessary chassis' for conversion and pay for the conversion only. Converters can make available for sale ex-demonstration vehicles to Members within this lot.

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: 30 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework will be retendered subject to performance in approximately 48 months from commencement.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Vehicles types and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of the contract notice and tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other vehicles and services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

13-17 Seat van conversions, including accessible conversions

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34120000 Motor vehicles for the transport of 10 or more persons
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 5: 13-17 Seat van conversions, including accessible conversions of vehicles operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuelled sweepers. This lot is for the purchase of converted chassis from the converters appointed to the framework. Members can if they choose to, nominate and/or provide the necessary chassis' for conversion and pay for the conversion only. Converters can make available for sale ex-demonstration vehicles to Members within this lot.

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: 30 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework will be retendered subject to performance in approximately 48 months from commencement.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Vehicles types and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of the contract notice and tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other vehicles and services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

18-36 seat coach built accessible and non-accessible conversions

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34120000 Motor vehicles for the transport of 10 or more persons
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 6: 18-36 seat coach built accessible and non-accessible conversions of vehicles operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuelled sweepers. This lot is for the purchase of converted chassis from the converters appointed to the framework. Members can if they choose to, nominate and/or provide the necessary chassis' for conversion and pay for the conversion only. Converters can make available for sale ex-demonstration vehicles to Members within this lot.

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: 25 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework will be retendered subject to performance in approximately 48 months from commencement.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Vehicles types and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of the contract notice and tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other vehicles and services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

8.9 m — 18.7 m coach/bus to include double-decked, articulated and tri-axle 36-75 seats

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34120000 Motor vehicles for the transport of 10 or more persons
34121000 Buses and coaches
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 7: 8.9 m — 18.7 m coach/bus to include double-decked, articulated and tri-axle 36-75 seat vehicles, operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuel. This lot is for the purchase of converted chassis from the converters appointed to the framework. Members can, if they choose to, nominate and/or provide the necessary chassis' for conversion and pay for the conversion only. Converters can make available for sale ex-demonstration vehicles to Members within this lot.

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework will be retendered subject to performance in approximately 48 months from commencement.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Vehicles types and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of the contract notice and tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other vehicles and services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Contract Hire of minibuses, coaches, double-decked and articulated buses 5 — 75 seats

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34114400 Minibuses - PA02
34115200 Motor vehicles for the transport of fewer than 10 persons - PA02
34120000 Motor vehicles for the transport of 10 or more persons - PA02
34121000 Buses and coaches - PA02
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 8: Contract Hire of minibuses, coaches, double-decked and articulated buses with 5 — 75 seats and includes for vehicles operating on Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, Electric, LPG (liquid petroleum gas), Hydrogen and Bio fuel.

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: 35 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework will be retendered subject to performance in approximately 48 months from commencement.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Vehicles types and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of the contract notice and tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other vehicles and services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 04/07/2017
Local time: 12:00
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/07/2017
Local time: 12:05
Place:

TPPL Offices, opening conducted via Delta system.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Council and TPPL officers.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

48 months from publication of this contract notice.

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:

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. The contracting authority considers that this Agreement 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.

The Agreement is accessible by all local authorities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The following links provide an opportunity to search for local authorities in England, with further links to search for local authorities in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland:

https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council

http://www.cosla.gov.uk/scottish-local-government

http://gov.wales/topics/localgovernment/unitary-authorities/?lang=en

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/local-councils-in-northern-ireland

The Agreement may also be used by all other Eligible Bodies within the UK, including but not limited to the following definable groups of contracting authorities:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

http://directory.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/Documents/Landlord%20Register.pdf

http://gov.wales/topics/housing-and-regeneration/publications/registered-social-landlords-in-wales/?lang=en

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/housing-associations

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_universities_in_the_United_Kingdom#universities_alphabetically http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_law_enforcement_agencies_in_the_United_Kingdom

http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/showcharity/registerofcharities/registerhomepage.aspx?&=&

http://www.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en

http://www.llgc.org.uk/

https://www.police.uk/forces/

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/index/about/citizens_advice_offices.htm

http://www.sporta.org/member-directory

http://www.scot.nhs.uk/organisations/

http://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/localservices/localhealthboards

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emergency_medical_services_in_the_United_Kingdom

http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

https://aace.org.uk/uk-ambulance-service/

http://www.ada.org.uk/idb_members_all.html

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/schools-in-england

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/Datasets/contactdetails

http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/address-list-of-schools/?lang=en

http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/the-courts/sheriff-court/find-a-court

The Agreement is also available to all current and future members of The Procurement Partnership Limited's (TPPL) buying club. A list of members of TPPL can be obtained from http://www.tppl.co.uk/about-us/our-members/.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bath:-Buses-and-Coaches./FQ4AVCK49X

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/FQ4AVCK49X

GO Reference: GO-201762-PRO-10336149.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The High Court
Postal address: Royal Court of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day (when using electronic means) standstill period at the point information on the award of the Framework Agreement is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award the Framework Agreement before it is executed/signed.

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘Regulations’) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where an agreement has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Framework Agreement has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the Framework Agreement ineffective.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/06/2017