Arboricultural Advisory Services London

Arboricultural Advisory Services London

The Contractor(s) will be required to assist and advise the Arboricultural Manager and other Royal Parks staff, including Park Managers and their assistants in the management of the tree stocks in each park.

United Kingdom-London: Tree-maintenance services

2015/S 092-165618

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The Royal Parks
The Old Police House, Hyde Park
For the attention of: Peter Berry
W2 2UH London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000612000
E-mail: procurement@royalparks.gsi.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2072982005

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.royalparks.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.royalparks.org.uk/about-us/procurement

Electronic access to information: https://www.royalparks.org.uk/about-us/procurement

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Environment
Recreation, culture and religion

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Arboricultural Advisory Services Framework.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK, London.

NUTS code UKI1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 7

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 170 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Arboricultural Advisory Services to cover Greenwich Park, St James’s Park, The Green Park (including Victoria Tower Gardens, Canning Green and Downing Street), Hyde Park (with Grosvenor Square Gardens), Kensington Gardens (with Brompton Cemetery), The Regent’s Park (with Primrose Hill), Richmond Park and Bushy Park (with the Longford River). The estate also includes the associated park infrastructure such as roads, buildings and water bodies. They contain extensive tree stocks which, as well as being of high amenity value, are also of
historic, cultural and ecological importance. The Contractor(s) will be required to assist and advise the Arboricultural Manager and other Royal Parks staff, including Park Managers and their assistants in the management of the tree stocks in each park.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211500

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Tree Data Survey

1)Short description

The purpose of the Tree Data survey is to record the following tree data:
The surveyor will identify the position of the trees on a plan, allocating an ID, recording species, dimensions and an age assessment, primarily to locate and identify the tree stock etc. Full details are included in the specification. It is envisaged that this lot will be awarded to 3 framework suppliers.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211500

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Detailed Tree Investigations

1)Short description

Detailed inspection of identified trees utilising climbing inspections and/or proprietary decay detection equipment as necessary, depending on the apparent location, extent and type of the problem etc. Please see the specification for further details. It is envisaged that this lot will be awarded to 3 framework suppliers.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211500

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Veteran Tree Surveys

1)Short description

Veteran tree management is an emerging specialism that should promote biodiversity value, utilising modern techniques designed to respect this value while also ensuring trees are maintained to reasonably minimise risk etc. Further details can be found in the specification. It is envisaged that this lot will be awarded to a single framework supplier.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211500

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

FOL15/268

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 204-079214 of 26.6.2014

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

12.6.2015 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

8.5.2015

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