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

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

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
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.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity:

Section II: Object Of The Contract

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.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 730,000


II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the 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:
Not Provided

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: Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

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
A dynamic purchasing system was set up: No

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

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 OJEU: 2021/S 000-002509

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: 002509
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 13/07/2021

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
Thandi Coaches (Red) Limited, 00526852
The Coach Depot, Alma Street, Smethwick, B66 2RL, United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot: 778,400
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

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.
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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.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 30/07/2021