Provision Of Landside Car Park And Airside Bussing At Stansted Airport

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Manchester Airport PLC
Olympic House, Manchester Airport
M90 1QX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Daniel Gibson
Telephone: +44 1614898679
NUTS code: UKH3

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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:
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:
I.6)Main activity
Airport-related activities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Provision of Landside Car Park and Airside Bussing at Stansted Airport

Reference number: MAG2040
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Stansted Airport ("STN") is seeking to appoint a single provider for the provision of Landside car park and airside bussing. Further information is contained within the Draft specification appended to the PQQ document and also briefly outlined within this Contract notice (See Section II 2.4)

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 60 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Stansted Airport

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tender will follow the negotiated process, further detail will be contained within the tender documentation including information on the intended areas/topics for negotiation and the award criteria although a high level description of the service requirement is provided below;

Anticipated contract start date: May 2019

Contract duration: Initial term of 5 years with an option to extend for a further 3 years. Maximum contract duration of 8 years.

Months of operation;

Summer period (April – October)

— 7 days per week,

— 24-hour operation.

Winter period (November – March)

— 7 days per week,

— 24-hour operation.

The winning Bidder is expected to deliver service improvements to STN by decreasing passenger waiting times, operating a scheduling process based on demand rather than a stipulated set frequency. It is a fundamental requirement for STN to have the ability to increase or decrease the capacity of the bussing provision within a maximum four weeks’ notice period — further detail will be provided in the tender process.

The Landside car park bus service provision covers the collection of passengers from the car parking locations with just over 26 200 spaces on-site and the airside service provision covers 4 main requirements which supports the transfer of passengers from various airside locations to the terminal building.

There is an expectation that the winning Bidder will replace the entire fleet, estimated to be around 30 busses within the first 3 months of the Contract through any of the following options:

— purchase,

— lease,

— rental,

— hire purchase and/or a combination of those listed.

Stansted Airport reserve the right to down-select during the negotiation process and also reserve the right to award on the basis of initial tenders without negotiation.

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: 60 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

In regards to the PQQ, there is a minimum % score threshold of 50 % to pass the PQQ, further detail is provided in the PQQ documents.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Potential options that may be considered during the negotiation/tender process are as follows:

— Bus replacement — Bidders may be required to provide/explore options of electric and/or autonomous vehicle options such as, but not limited to electric/hybrid including any associated infrastructure investments/requirements such as charging infrastructure/facilities as at present there is no supporting infrastructure available at Stansted Airport.

— Bus replacement — Purchase/lease/rental/hire purchase and/or a combination of those listed may be explored as options when renewing the fleet.

— Service provision — Stansted Airport may require Bidders to provide options of technological enhancements such as, but not limited to passenger Information displays/boards and new vehicle technology alongside any infrastructure requirements/investments during the negotiation/tender process.

— Service provision — Stansted Airport may require bidders to provide options of car park reconfiguration/improvements to improve passenger collection during the negotiation/tender process.

All of the options listed above are subject to approval from Stansted Airport, therefore Stansted Airport will confirm acceptance of the vehicle/asset type during the negotiation process and also reserve the right to add, amend or remove further options including those listed above.

Further information on the options above may be provided during the tender process.

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

Bidders who are wanting to participate in the procurement must follow the instruction below:

The procurement process will be managed through MAGSource. Register your interest by clicking on the following link:

Bidders will not have access to the PQQ documents until they have confirmed interest. The PQQ Closing date is 17.7.2018.

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
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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: 17/07/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 13/08/2018
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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court Royal Court of Justice
Strand, London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Manchester Airport PLC will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the Contract is entered into the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: