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Services - 394504-2019

21/08/2019    S160

United Kingdom-London: Administration services

2019/S 160-394504

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
Official name: Transport for London
Postal address: 55 Broadway
Town: London
Postal code: SW1H 0BD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Tufail Ahmed
E-mail: TufailAhmed@tfl.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2030549026
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://tfl.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://tfl.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Administration of Grants

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

TfL 94668 — Administration of TfL’s Walking and Cycling Grants Programme

Reference number: DN411513
II.1.2)Main CPV code
75100000 Administration services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Transport for London (TfL) is issuing this prior information notice (PIN) to inform the market of an upcoming opportunity.

This PIN is not an invitation to tender and does not constitute a call for competition to procure any services, supplies or works for TfL. TfL is not bound to accept any proposals offered. Its purpose is to allow interested parties with appropriate experience to express their interest in the administration of Walking and Cycling Grants Programme.

Any future procurement of services by TfL would be carried out strictly in accordance with the provisions of the applicable Public Contracts Regulations 2016.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75110000 General public services
75120000 Administrative services of agencies
75130000 Supporting services for the government
79994000 Contract administration services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Mayor’s Transport Strategy (MTS) sets a target for 80 % of all journeys to be made on foot, by cycle or using public transport by 2041. Our ambition is to enable all Londoners to walk or cycle more to reduce car dependency, improve health, tackle inactivity and improve social inclusion and well-being.

TfL is seeking to appoint a service provider for the management of administration of TfL’s Walking and Cycling Grants Programme. The appointment will be for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years.

The grants administrator must have proven experience of delivering community schemes and initiatives, an extensive network of community contacts and relationships in London, and a good understanding of the barriers and motivations to walking and cycling among under represented audiences in London. Grants will be awarded over a 3 year period, on a local (borough) basis to community projects, not for profit organisations and charitable organisations.

The grants administrator will manage:

— programme delivery from generating interest for applications to administering grants, providing support and reporting on programme delivery,

— training and support needs for grant recipients,

— selection, shortlisting and awarding of grants,

— mid-year and end of year reporting,

— enlisting a 3rd party to conduct an independent audit,

— end of year celebration event,

— the Community Ideas Hub to share projects that could be easily replicated by other groups in other parts of London.

The requirements stated above are subject to review and may be amended upon publication of this opportunity.

Estimated date for publication of OJEU Notice is 1.10.2019.

Submission of expression of interest:

TfL request interested parties to submit their expression of interest to this PIN.

Please submit your interest by 12.00 noon 13.9.2019, online via TfL’s e-tendering portal https://procontract.due-north.com

If you are not a registered supplier on the portal we recommend you register as a supplier as responses outside of this method will not be considered.

II.2.14)Additional information
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: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: