UK-Hagley: Transport services (excl. Waste transport).

UK-Hagley: Transport services (excl. Waste transport).
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Hagley Catholic High School
Brake Lane, Hagley, DY8 2XL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email:
Main Address:
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
I.3) Communication
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 sent to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Hagley Catholic High School ~ Transport Tender
Reference Number: Not provided
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
60000000 - Transport services (excl. Waste transport).

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description: Hagley Catholic High School is looking for a Transport Service partner that adds value through the provision of a safe, efficient and ‘value for money’ service to their pupils and can manage the scheduled and ad hoc travel requirements, both current and into the future.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 730,000
Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
Not Provided
II.2.3) Place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of procurement: Hagley Catholic High School is part of the Emmaus Multi Academy Company that was established in 2021. We are a mixed 11-18 school in Hagley, Worcestershire, England with approximately 1120 students. We are situated in a semi rural setting but have based close to Worcestershire, Dudley and Birmingham. The school was graded Good in in most recent Ofsted inspection.

At Hagley Catholic High School all staff are committed to providing the very best possible education and enrichment experience to each and every one of their students, sure in the knowledge that every student will have the opportunity to shine here as a member of the Hagley family. The Principal and staff are firmly committed to the fulfilment of each student’s, God given potential and have dedicated their professional lives to helping them reach that, in the seven years they are at the School.

Hagley Catholic High School is a great school and one of the very best educational providers in the area, serving students and families from across Worcestershire, Dudley, Birmingham and beyond. Hagley prides itself on the belief that anything is possible for their students and is committed to working with all of their families to realise this and ensure that each day they are better than the day before.

Hagley Catholic High School has a dedicated, secure, stable and committed staff body where everyone works as part of the family to ensure that each member of the school community can develop and flourish.

Hagley Catholic High School lives out its mission daily, with a firm commitment to the belief that “in Jesus we live, learn and serve” and the confident knowledge that “together we are committed to excellent education for all, rooted in Gospel values, inspiring a love for life-long learning and following the compassion of Christ.”

The Client is looking for a Transport Service partner that adds value through the provision of a safe, efficient and ‘value for money’ service to their pupils and can manage the scheduled and ad hoc travel requirements, both current and into the future.

The selected service provider shall be:

•Fully conversant with the latest and evolving legislation regarding the provision of Transport Services in a Secondary School environment, in line with Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981
•Required to evidence their quality assurance and security systems
•Required to evidence their proposed Key Performance Indicator measures for the contract
•Required to periodically present performance reporting and service development recommendations to the School
•Qualified to provide advice and support regarding School Transport Services policies

The contract will provide a pupil Travel Services 5 days a week, during term time, for 190 academic days plus agreed ad hoc requirements for some weekend and holiday trips. The core of the service shall be four agreed routes and stops between Birmingham, Bearwood and Halesowen to Hagley, at the start and end of each academic day with the option to increase the provision to accommodate students from the Stourport /Bewdley/ Worcestershire area.

Administration of payments by circa 211 students (250 maximum currently) shall be by the successful contractor, with the active support of the School.

The contract will commence on 1 September 2021 for an initial period of three years, ending 31 August 2024, with the opportunity to extend for a further period of up to two years, at the discretion of the Governing body.

The contract will be monitored by School senior representatives. No TUPE will apply.

Please see the SQ document for more details.
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: 730,000
Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
Start: 01/09/2021 / End: 31/08/2026
This contract is subject to renewal: No
Description of renewals: Not provided
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
Envisaged minimum number: 5
/ Maximum number: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: A minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 10 suppliers will be taken forward to the tender stage of the process. Where less than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimum standards will be taken through to the tender stage. Where more than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standard, those suppliers with the highest scores will proceed to the tender stage.
II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: Yes
II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: No
Description of options: Not provided
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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
Identification of the project: Not provided
II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided

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:
Not Provided
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)
The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1) Information about a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
Not Provided
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
Not Provided
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: No

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description RESTRICTED
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO
The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system - NO
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No
Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
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:
Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/03/2021 Time: 12:00
IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 26/04/2021
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: Not Provided

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used No
Electronic invoicing will be accepted No
Electronic payment will be used No
VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
It will be the supplier's responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.
The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any or part of the contract which is the subject of this contract notice and reserves the right to terminate the procurement process at any time.
The contracting authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering for this contract opportunity.
The contracting authority will consider variant bids, evaluating them (so far as the variant or the evaluation of the variant is in the opinion of the contracting authority practicable) on the same basis as a conforming bid, but shall not be obliged to accept any such bid in preference to a conforming bid even if the variant bid scores more highly. No variant will be considered unless the bidder simultaneously submits a conforming bid.
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VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
Hagley Catholic High School
Brake Lane, Hagley, DY8 2XL, United Kingdom
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 08/02/2021

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