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The EA invites tenders for the Home to School Transport, Additional Bus Runs, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.7.2018. with the option to extend for 1 further period of 12 months.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Education Authority
3 Charlemont Place, The Mall
Armagh
BT61 9AX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Alexis Stewart
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

70306 Home to School Transport, Additional Bus Runs, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles, Education Authority Armagh Office.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
34121000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The EA invites tenders for the Home to School Transport, Additional Bus Runs, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.7.2018. with the option to extend for 1 further period of 12 months.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 9
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Route 2 - Balindrum / Mawilliam / Ruskey to St Patricks Loup Primary School, St Patricks Moneymore Primary School

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60170000
60172000
34121500
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKN
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EA invites tenders for the Home to School Transport, Additional Bus Runs, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.7.2018. With the option to extend for 1 further period of 12 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

With option to extend for a further 12 month period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Route 3 - Churchtown / Creevagh to Holy Trinity College Cookstown

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60170000
60172000
34121500
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKN
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EA invites tenders for the Home to School Transport, Additional Bus Runs, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.7.2018. With the option to extend for 1 further period of 12 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

With option to extend for a further 12 month period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Route 4 - Ballynagilly / Creevagh to Orritor Primary School

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60170000
60172000
34121500
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKN
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EA invites tenders for the Home to School Transport, Additional Bus Runs, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.7.2018. With the option to extend for 1 further period of 12 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

With option to extend for a further 12 month period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Route 5 - Aughindarragh / Augher to St Patricks Aughadarragh Primary School

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60170000
60172000
34121500
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKN
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EA invites tenders for the Home to School Transport, Additional Bus Runs, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.7.2018. With the option to extend for 1 further period of 12 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

With option to extend for a further 12 month period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Route 11 - Moneymore / Coagh / Cookstown to Cookstown Primary School, Holy Trinity Primary School, Holy Trinity College

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60170000
60172000
34121500
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKN
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EA invites tenders for the Home to School Transport, Additional Bus Runs, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.7.2018. With the option to extend for 1 further period of 12 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

With option to extend for a further 12 month period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Route 14 - Lisbane / Shanco / Fardross to St MacCartans Convent Clogher Primary School

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60170000
60172000
34121500
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKN
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EA invites tenders for the Home to School Transport, Additional Bus Runs, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.7.2018. With the option to extend for 1 further period of 12 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

With option to extend for a further 12 month period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Route 124 - Gransha area to Fair Hill PS (8.45am) & St Michael's PS Finnis

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60170000
60172000
34121500
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKN
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EA invites tenders for the Home to School Transport, Additional Bus Runs, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.7.2018. With the option to extend for 1 further period of 12 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

With option to extend for a further 12 month period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Route 145 - Cullyhanna / Forkhill Crossmaglen to Rathore Special School Newry

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60170000
60172000
34121500
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKN
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EA invites tenders for the Home to School Transport, Additional Bus Runs, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.7.2018. With the option to extend for 1 further period of 12 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

With option to extend for a further 12 month period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Route 146 - Newtownhamilton / Belleeks to Rathore Special School Newry

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60170000
60172000
34121500
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKN
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EA invites tenders for the Home to School Transport, Additional Bus Runs, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for the period 1.9.2017 - 31.7.2018. With the option to extend for 1 further period of 12 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

With option to extend for a further 12 month period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 03/08/2017
Local time: 15:00
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 01/11/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 03/08/2017
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Education Authority
3 Charlemont Place, The Mall
Armagh
BT61 9AX
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
30/06/2017