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United Kingdom-Paisley: Low-floor buses




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Date Published


Nature Of Contract

Supply contract

Awarding Authority

Local authorities

Awarding Criteria

The most economic tender



Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Official name: Renfrewshire Council
Postal address: Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street
Town: Paisley
Postal code: PA1 1JB
Country: UK
Contact person: Kerri-Anne Ben Ammar
Telephone: +44 3003000300
NUTS code: UKM83
Main address (URL):
Address of the buyer profile (URL):
I.4) Type of the contracting authority: REGIONAL AUTHORITY

Main Activity

Section II: Object of Contract

Supply of 2 Zero Emission Low Floor, 16 Seater Accessible Buses
Reference number: RC-CPU-19-287

II.1.4) Short description
The Council was offered a grant from Transport Scotland towards the cost of 2 zero emission low floor, 16 seater accessible buses.
Total Value:
GBP 339072

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

Description: Item/Lot 1
NUTS code: UKM83
II.1.4) Short description
These requirements have been considered in terms of The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015, Regulation 33 (1) (b) (ii) as the contract value is in excess of the EU Threshold for supplies:
1) A contracting authority may award a public contract following negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice or prior information notice in any of the following cases:
(b) where the works, supplies or services can be supplied only by a particular economic operator for any of the following reasons —(ii) competition is absent for technical reasons.
But only, in the case of paragraphs (ii) and (iii), where no reasonable alternative or substitute exists and the absence of competition is not the result of an artificial narrowing down of the parameters of the procurement.
II.2.5) Award criteria:

Criteria: Quality
Weighting: 0
Weighting: 0

Section IV: Procedure

As there is only 1 fully low-floor electric minibus manufacturer negotiated procedure without prior publication was used.

Contract No:



Official name: Woodall Nicholson Limited/Mellor Coachcraft
Postal address: Miall street
Town: Rochdale
Postal code: OL11 1HY
Country: UK
Telephone: +44 1706752307
NUTS code: UKD3
V.2.3) The contractor is an SME: yes

Total Value:
GBP 339072

Section V: Complementary information

Additional information:
(SC Ref:610001)

Review body:
Official name: See VI.4.3 Below
Town: See VI.4.3 Below
Country: UK
VI.04.03) Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures
An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (SSI 2105/446) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session.

Section VI

VI.05.00) Date of dispatch of this notice 2020-01-09

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