Consultancy for Section 16 Planning Application for MTR Tai Po Bus Maintenance Centre (Consultancy Agreement No.: A311-23)

Prequalification for

Consultancy for Section 16 Planning Application for MTR Tai Po Bus Maintenance Centre

Consultancy Agreement No.: A311-23



Expressions of Interest are invited from suitably qualified Applicants for the services described below.



1.  Background Information


MTR Corporation Limited invites qualified consultant to express their interest in tendering for Consultancy Agreement A311-23 : Consultancy for Section 16 Planning Application for MTR Tai Po Bus Maintenance Centre to prepare and submit the planning application under Section 16 of the Town Planning Ordinance and obtain approval from the Town Planning Board (TPB) for the use of the MTR Tai Po Bus Maintenance Centre, which is located the junction of Dai Fuk Street and Dai Wah Street Area 33, Tai Po New Territories for stabling, repair and maintenance of MTR buses.

2.  Scope of Services


The scope of Services includes the following:

(a) Liaise with relevant Government Departments to confirm the scope of assessments required for the Section 16 Planning Application. Preparation of the required documents, study and assessment reports (Stage 1);

(b) Preparation and submission of the Section 16 Planning Application and obtain TPB’s approval upon instructed by the Corporation after completion of Stage 1.

3.  Tentative Key Dates


Consultancy Agreement No.

Tender Issue

Tender Return

Consultancy Agreement Award









4.  Expressions of Interest


To be considered for prequalification, interested parties having relevant resources, qualifications and experience are requested to express their interest on or before 23 June 2023 via the MTR Corporation Limited’s E-Tendering System. Late applications may not be considered.

For Applicants registered under the E-Tendering System, please click the following link and log into the System for expression of interest:

For Applicants not registered under the E-Tendering System, please click the following link and search for the advertisement notice in respect of this project for expression of interest:

For enquiries, please contact Mr. Rex Lee, Senior Procurement and Contracts Manager, on (852) 2993 2217 or by fax (852) 2993 7773.


5.  Deadline to Return Answers / Information


Suitable Applicants shall receive a prequalification invitation via the E-Tendering System.  The Applicants shall complete and submit all required information and details via the E-Tendering System no later than the time and date specified in the prequalification invitation letter.

All invitations and submissions for prequalification shall be carried out through the E-Tendering System at


6.  Other Matters


Applicants responding to this advertisement are deemed to have complied with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance in the collection and transfer of personal data to MTR Corporation Limited. All information submitted including personal data, shall be used by MTR Corporation Limited for the prequalification of tenderers for this consultancy.

Applicants shall note and make themselves aware of the Corporation’s ethical and probity requirements which shall be applied throughout the tender and contract periods. Further, Applicants shall not, and shall ensure that its directors, employees, agents and sub-contractors shall not, offer or give any advantage as defined in the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap. 201) to any employee or agent of MTR Corporation Limited. Any breach or non-compliance with this paragraph by the Applicant shall, without affecting its liability for such breach or non-compliance, result in its application not being considered.

Applicants shall not apply for prequalification as a single entity if you intend to act as a supplier, sub-contractor or sub-consultant for another entity who shall also apply for the prequalification, or if you are a partner in a joint venture established to seek prequalification for this Consultancy Agreement.

Companies having linkage to each other, e.g. subsidiaries, holding or sister companies, shall not apply for prequalification as a tenderer for the same Agreement, whether as a single entity or as a partner of a joint venture. “Sister company” shall mean all companies which are subsidiaries of or otherwise belonging to the same holding company. The existence of a holding-subsidiary relationship shall be determined in accordance with the provisions in Sections 13 to 15 of the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) of Hong Kong. Companies having linkage to each other shall elect which company shall apply for prequalification.

Location of Plan for the MTR Tai Po Bus Maintenance Centre