Services - 308549-2017

05/08/2017    S149    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Swansea: Parking enforcement services

2017/S 149-308549

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
Commercial Directorate, C2 West, Long View Road, Morriston
United Kingdom
Contact person: Frances Davies
Telephone: +44 1792782459
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Central Government
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Provision of non-payment of Vehicle Excise Duty Enforcement Acitivities.

Reference number: PS/17/142
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to notify the market that the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) intends to tender for the Provision of Vehicle Immobilisation, Removal, Storage, Disposal and Enforcement Notice Issuing Services and the Provision of Automatic Number Plate Recognition Services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 150 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lots have not been decided at this stage. The Wheeclamping & Disposal elements of this requirement will be advertised as one contract, and possibly split into two lots (Wheelcmaping/Removal/Storage as one lot and Disposal as another). The ANPR element will be a separate contract.


Vehicle Disposal & Auction Services

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


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DVLA will later this year be conducting a retender process to select a supplier(s) to provide ongoing enforcement activities and vehicle disposal services. DVLA is tendering for two separate provisions. The first is for unlicensed vehicle clamping, removal, sale at auction and associated admin services. The second is for non-compliant vehicle detection and reporting via ANPR technology. Both services are UK wide and manage significant volumes of transactions for the DVLA. The current volume of Wheel clamping actions per year is in excess of 115k. DVLA would like to hold Innovation Days later in July and August 2017, which will focus on new/innovative solutions for Wheel clamping and ANPR provision.

DVLA anticipates commencing the procurement with the publication of an OJEU contract notice in September 2017. To register your interest in attending the innovation and/or supplier day and to request further information, please email the following:

II.2.14)Additional information

PIN for information at this stage only. Proposed dates for Supplier days are as follows:

Either the 26.7.2017, 27.7.2017 or 3.8.2017. Additional dates may be available in August.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

At the Innovation days, DVLA would expect companies to present on:

Innovation ideas on Wheel clamping vehicles & ANPR detection

How the innovation would provide value for money to the tax payer

How the company would provide geographical coverage

Existing networks and customers

The DVLA is considering the future shape of the contract with a view to:

Maximising the opportunities from the latest innovations in technology or approach

Maximising the flexibility of enforcement operations in reducing VED evasion nationally, to enable scaling up or down of activities when and where needed

Ensuring a maximum return on investment.

Ensuring successful enforcement action against all vehicle types

To view this notice, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2017719-PRO-10663850.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: