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17/09/2014    S178

United Kingdom-Swansea: Taxi services

2014/S 178-314719

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: City and County of Swansea
Postal address: Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road
Town: Swansea
Postal code: SA1 3SN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: City and County of Swansea
Telephone: +44 1792636000

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: City and County of Swansea
Country: United Kingdom

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Economic and financial affairs
Housing and community amenities
Social protection
Recreation, culture and religion
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Framework Agreement for the Provision of Taxi Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Swansea, Wales, UK.


II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Taxi services.


This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60120000 Taxi services, 60000000 Transport services (excl. Waste transport), 60100000 Road transport services, 60130000 Special-purpose road passenger-transport services, 60170000 Hire of passenger transport vehicles with driver, 60171000 Hire of passenger cars with driver, 60140000 Non-scheduled passenger transport

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
The Council is currently preparing an invitation to tender for a framework agreement for the provision of taxi services. The framework agreement is anticipated to commence on 1.4.2015.
A ‘question and answer' session will be taking place on Friday 26.9.2014 at 09:30 in the Council's Penllergaer Offices, SA4 9GU. The purpose of the meeting is to give potential tenderers a general overview of the Council's proposals and invite comments.
The meeting will be attended by Transport, Procurement and Legal Officers from the Council and is open to any operator who may be interested in tendering for services in 2015.
On arrival at Penllergaer please obtain a visitor's parking permit from Reception for display on your car as the car park operates on a pay and display basis. An Officer will arrange to meet you at Reception and accompany you to the meeting room.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
(WA Ref:14755)
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: