Services - 34280-2022

Submission deadline has been amended by:  93815-2022
21/01/2022    S15

Ireland-Dublin: Parking enforcement services

2022/S 015-034280

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: National Transport Authority
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Dun Sceine, Harcourt Lane, Iveagh Court
Town: Dublin 2
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Postal code: D02 WT20
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Aidan Harkin
Telephone: +353 18798333
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Transport

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Provision of Vehicle Clamping Signage Inspection Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code
98351110 Parking enforcement services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority wishes to appoint a suitably qualified Service Provider for the supply of inspection services to support its various activities, including assessing and inspecting clamping places within the State for the purpose of evaluating the compliance of signage in situ with the requirements prescribed in:

(i) Section 11 of the Vehicle Clamping Act 2015: and

(ii) Part 5 of the Vehicle Clamping & Signage Regulations 2017.

For precise details please see the tender documents.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34928470 Signage
71630000 Technical inspection and testing services
71631000 Technical inspection services
71631200 Technical automobile inspection services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority wishes to appoint a suitably qualified Service Provider for the supply of inspection services to support its various activities, please see the RFT for further information. The scope of the services required by the successful Service Provider is set out below:

 Onsite inspection of vehicle clamping signage located in statutory and non-statutory clamping places to the requirements of the NTA.

 Provide populated template signage inspection reports, comprising a completed

questionnaire, photographs and diagrams as necessary.

 Engage with the NTA on an ongoing basis to ensure consistency in the conduct of inspections across multiple statutory and non-statutory, independent and shared, public and private parking locations where a wide range of signage is located.

 Undertake on occasion, additional vehicle clamping signage compliance activities as requested.

 To facilitate the completion of these inspections, NTA will appoint the core Service Provider team to be authorised persons for the purposes of Part 4 of the Vehicle Clamping Act 2015. Each authorised person will receive a warrant of his/ her appointment and when exercising a power conferred under the Vehicle Clamping Act 2015, will be required to produce same for inspection by any person affected e.g. a parking controller or a clamping operator.

 Where NTA elects to take legal enforcement action on foot of a parking controller’s failure to provide signage in accordance with the applicable legislation, the Service Provider may be required to attend court and give evidence in relation to the inspections undertaken by the Service Provider.

 It is estimated that there may be 150-200 inspections (inclusive of some post

rectification inspections) per annum

The provision of services in Lot 2 will be awarded on a regional basis. The regions are:

o Ulster and Connacht

o Munster

o Leinster

Tender submissions shall include which regions the tenderer wishes to provide the services.

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: 200 000.00 EUR
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:

The Contract will be for an initial period of two years. At the discretion of the Authority, the Contract may be renewed annually up to a maximum of two years after the end of the initial period. Factors to be taken into account in considering an extension of the Contract will include (but may not be limited to) service requirements and performance.

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 18/02/2022
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 18/02/2022
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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 will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers relating to this contract award procedure irrespective of the outcome of the competition, or if the competition is postponed or cancelled. All costs incurred by interested parties in participating in this competition must be borne by them. Any contract award will be subject to a number of preconditions, including production of a current tax clearance statement from the Revenue Commissioners in Ireland. The contracting authority may terminate this competition (or any part thereof), change the basis of and the procedures for the bidding process, at any time, or procure the project by alternative means if it appears that the project can thereby be more advantageously procured. The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted. Refer to procurement documents for further information.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court of Ireland
Postal address: Four Courts, Ground Floor (East Wing), Inns Quay
Town: Dublin
Postal code: D7
Country: Ireland
Telephone: +353 18886000
Fax: +353 18886125
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As set out in S.I. No. 130/2010 European Communities (Public Authorities' Contracts) (Review Procedures) Regulations 2010 (in particular Regulation 7 thereof).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: