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Appendix 1 – NSS Cycle to Work Scheme PCS Notice

Published on 22 March 2022

Contract Award Notice (below OJEU threshold) or call off from a framework (any value)

Results of the procurement procedure

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) ("NSS")
Gyle Square (NSS Head Office)
1 South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh
EH12 9EB
UK

Contact person: Jennifer Cranston

Telephone: +44 1698794410
E-mail: nss.procurementteam@nhs.net
NUTS: UKM
Internet address(es)
Main address: http://www.nhsscotlandprocurement.scot.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11883

I.2) Joint procurement The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.4) Type of the contracting authority Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity Health

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title NSS Cycle to Work Scheme Reference number: NSS171812

II.1.2) Main CPV code 75310000

II.1.3) Type of contract Services

II.1.4) Short description Common Services Agency (commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland (NSS)), has approved the continuation of a Cycle to Work Scheme in line with the Government Green Transport Plan, for the supply of bicycles and relating equipment to employees who certify that the bicycle will be used as the main means of home to work transport.

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

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement Value excluding VAT: 100 000.00 GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s) 75310000

II.2.3) Place of performance NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement Common Services Agency (commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland (NSS)), has approved the continuation of a Cycle to Work Scheme in line with the Government Green Transport Plan, for the supply of bicycles and relating equipment to employees who certify that the bicycle will be used as the main means of home to work transport.

II.2.5) Award criteria Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 70 Price / Weighting: 30

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: NSS171822 A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract 10/07/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 3 Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2 Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3 The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Cyclescheme Ltd (part of Grass Roots Group)
Queen Anne House,
11 Charlotte Street
Bath BA1 2NE UK
NUTS: UKK12

The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT) Total value of the contract/lot: : 100 000.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information Award against framework: (SC Ref:549777)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) ("NSS")
Gyle Square (NSS Head Office)
1 South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh
EH12 9EB
UK

Telephone: +44 1698794410
E-mail: nss.procurementteam@nhs.net
Internet address(es)
URL: http://www.nhsscotlandprocurement.scot.nhs.uk/

VI.4.3) Review procedure Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: The bringing of court proceedings against the Authority after the contract has been entered into will not affect the contract unless grounds for the imposition of special penalties under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 can be established. Otherwise the remedies that may be awarded by the courts where the contract has been entered into are limited to the award of damages.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice 06/08/2018

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