Services - 324001-2016

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17/09/2016    S180

United Kingdom-Folkestone: Coaches

2016/S 180-324001

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Home Office Border Force
Postal address: Martello House Shearway Road, Shearway Business Park
Town: Folkestone
Postal code: CT19 4RH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person:
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Other: Public Procurement
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Border Force South East and European Coach Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, 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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK and France.


II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Authority has awarded a Contract to a Contractor to provide a daily coach service to a fixed timetable for the transport of Border Force officers between Martello House, Folkestone, Kent and Border Force controls at Calais, France.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34121500 Coaches, 34121000 Buses and coaches, 60170000 Hire of passenger transport vehicles with driver, 60172000 Hire of buses and coaches with driver

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Lowest offer 602 250 and highest offer 1 440 000 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality. Weighting 50
2. Price. Weighting 50
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: RM3803 Lot title: Border Force South East and European Coach Services
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 7
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: Buzzlines Travel Limited
Postal address: 127 High Street
Town: Hythe
Postal code: CT21 5JJ
Country: United Kingdom

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Lowest offer 602 250 and highest offer 1 440 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
The following information has been captured in accordance with the requirements of Regulation 50 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015:
The Agent received a total of 7 tenders in response to this procurement, all of which were received electronically via the Agent's e-Sourcing Suite.
The Agent received 6 tenders from economic operators which are small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
The Agent did not receive tenders from non-EU States or other EU Member States.
The NUTS code for Buzzlines Travel Limited is UK.
Buzzlines Travel Limited is a small and medium enterprise (SME).
Buzzlines Travel Limited is not a group of economic operators.
This Contract will commence on 22.9.2016 for an initial term of 3 years. The Contract will conclude on 21.9.2019.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: