Approved List – Landscape Contractors
Birmingham City Council invites landscape contractors to make an application for inclusion on a select list of tenderers for a Landscape Construction Framework Agreement for the period of four years commencing in February 2015.
United Kingdom-Birmingham: Landscaping work for parks
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Birmingham City Council
Corporate Procurement Services, PO Box 10680, 10 Woodcock Street
For the attention of: Charlie Short
B4 7WB Birmingham
Telephone: +44 1214648000
Fax: +44 1213037322
General address of the contracting authority: www.finditinbirmingham.com
Address of the buyer profile: www.in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Details in VI.3 Additional Information
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKG
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 15 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Work will take place within the West Midlands Region. Contracts called off the framework agreement will be for the construction of integrated hard and soft landscaping work, and include items such as footpaths, planting, play areas, Multi Use Games Courts, installation of street furniture, fencing, gates, drainage etc. Tenderers must be able to undertake all of the works required.
The Council will be using its e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this framework and providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download details. The web address is https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/aspx/Home
Registration and use of in-tend is free. All correspondence for this procurement process must be via the in-tend correspondence function. If you are unable to register with in-tend please either email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 1214648000.
Suppliers wishing to be included on the tender list should click on the following link:https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc
To register as a bidder, submit your details as instructed. You will be sent a log in and password. This will enable you to download the documentation. If you encounter any problems on the in-tend website, click on the Help button for further information.
The latest date for requests for pre-qualification documents is 12:00 hours, 8.10.2014.
Tenders must be returned by 12:00 hours, 13.10.2014 as stated in the pre-qualification document. For more information contact Charlie Short, Tel: +44 1214640099, Fax +44 1213037322 or via email email@example.com
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
45112711, 45112723, 45112720, 45233260, 45233293
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability. No special legal form is required but in the case of group bidders the authority requires that a prime service provider assumes primary liability for the group and that each organisation in the group accepts joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: When executing the contract in the UK the successful tenderer will be required to comply with the recommendations of the code of practice for the elimination of Racial Discrimination and the promotion of Equality of Opportunity in Employment published by the Commission for Racial Equality. The successful tenderer will be required to participate actively in the service related economic, social and environmental regeneration of the locality of and surrounding the place of delivery for the procurement. Accordingly, tender evaluation and contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social, economic and environmental considerations.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the pre-qualification document.
As set out in the pre-qualification document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the pre-qualification document.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contracting authority is seeking to establish the framework agreement as available also for use by or on behalf of UK public sector bodies (and their statutory successors and organisations created as a result of re-organisation or organisational changes). These will include:
— Local Authorities i.e. a local authority as defined in Regulation 3(2) to (5) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
— Registered Providers (a list can be found at www.housingnet.co.uk);
— NHS Bodies i.e. Acute Trusts, Ambulance Trusts, Primary Care trusts, Care trusts, NHS Hospital trusts, Strategic Health Authorities, Mental Health Trusts, Special Health authorities (a list of such authorities and trusts can be found athttp://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx);
— Police and Emergency Services authorities i.e. fire authorities, fire and rescue authorities (a list if fire authorities can be found atwww.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs), police authorities and the Metropolitan Police Authority as defined by Regulations 3 (1)(j) to (p) of the Regulations;
— Educational establishments i.e. schools maintained by local authorities, Academies, City Technology Colleges, further education establishments and Universities;
— Central Government Departments and their Agencies (a list of Executive Agencies can be found at www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/resource-library/government-ministers-and-responsibilities);
— Non Departmental Public Bodies (a list of NDPBs can be found at Annex A to the Public Bodies Directory 2009 published by the Cabinet Office which can be found at www.civilservice.gov.uk/about/resources/ndpb);
— Registered charities (a list can be found at www.charity-commission.gov.uk)
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: