Arboricultural Services 2015 – 2019

Arboricultural Services 2015 – 2019

Symphony Housing Group are providers of low cost housing in the North-west of England.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Tree-cutting services

2015/S 167-304943

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

SHG — Arboricultural Services 2015 — 19
199 Lower House Lane
For the attention of: Osian Edwards
L11 2SF Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: osian.edwards@cobalthousing.org.uk

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

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:

SHG – Arboricultural Services 2015 – 2019.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKD

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 20

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 520 000 and 840 000 GBP

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

Symphony Housing Group (SHG) are providers of low cost housing in the North-west of England. We are seeking to employ a number of Tree Surgeon contractors to deliver a range of tree works across the North-west.
The framework agreement will commence on 2.11.2015 and will last for 4 years to 2.11.2019. As part of the Symphony environmental and efficiency commitment, the tender process is being handled via online applications only and paper submissions will not be accepted.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211400, 77211300, 77341000, 77211500

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

This is a framework agreement, the initial call off contract packages under this framework are envisaged to be by geographical area across the North-west as follows:
1. Lot 1 — Merseyside:
Estimated spend per annum — 30 000 GBP-50 000 GBP.
GMOs procuring from Lot 1 — LHT, Cobalt and Beechwood and Ballantyne.
2. Lot 2 — Cheshire:
Estimated spend per annum — 30 000 GBP-50 000 GBP.
GMOs procuring from Lot 2 — LHT and Contour.
3. Lot 3 — Manchester and Greater Manchester.
Estimated spend per annum — 40 000 GBP-60 000 GBP.
GMOs procuring from Lot 3 — Contour and Peak Valley.
4. Lot 4 — Lancashire:
Estimated spend per annum — 30 000 GBP-50 000 GBP.
GMOs procuring from Lot 4 — Ribble Valley, Hyndburn Homes and Contour.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 520 000 and 840 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 2.11.2015. Completion 2.11.2019

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Merseyside

1)Short description

Estimated spend per annum — 30 000 GBP-50 000 GBP.
GMOs procuring from Lot 1 — LHT, Cobalt and Beechwood and Ballantyne.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211400, 77211300, 77341000, 77211500

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 120 000 and 200 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Cheshire

1)Short description

Estimated spend per annum — 30 000 GBP-50 000 GBP.
GMOs procuring from Lot 2 — LHT and Contour.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211400, 77211300, 77341000, 77211500

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 120 000 and 200 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Manchester and Greater Manchester

1)Short description

Estimated spend per annum — 40 000 GBP-60 000 GBP.
GMOs procuring from lot 3 — Contour and Peak Valley.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211400, 77211300, 77341000, 77211500

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 160 000 and 240 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Note: Contour will be issuing jobs from this framework from 1.8.2016 onwards as they are currently in contract for arboricultural services until then.

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Lancashire

1)Short description

Estimated spend per annum — 30 000 GBP-50 000 GBP.
GMOs procuring from Lot 4 — Ribble Valley, Hyndburn Homes and Contour.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211400, 77211300, 77341000, 77211500

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 150 000 and 200 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Note: Contour will be issuing jobs from this framework from 1.8.2016 onwards as they are currently in contract for arboricultural services until then.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As per the conditions stated in the Part 1 Memorandum of Information document.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As per the conditions stated in the Part 1 Memorandum of Information document.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As per the conditions stated in the Part 1 Memorandum of Information document.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the conditions stated in the Part 1 Memorandum of Information document.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the conditions stated in the Part 1 Memorandum of Information document.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per the conditions stated in the Part 1 Memorandum of Information document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per the conditions stated in the Part 1 Memorandum of Information document.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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 below

1. Price. Weighting 70

2. Quality. Weighting 30

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:

SHG-P248
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 24.9.2015
Payable documents: no

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

25.9.2015
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Group Procurement Manager
Symphony Housing Group, 2 Christie Way
M21 7QY Manchester
E-mail: steve.everitt@symphonyhousing.org.uk

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:

26.8.2015

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