Arboricultural Services and Tree Maintenance London

Arboricultural Services and Tree Maintenance London

Arboricultural Services East,West Zones, Planting and Young Tree Maintenance.

United Kingdom-London: Services incidental to forestry

2015/S 147-271357

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Barnet
North London Business Park
For the attention of: Susan Lowe
N11 1NP London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: susan.lowe@barnet.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.barnet.gov.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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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 Services East,West Zones, Planting and Young Tree Maintenance.

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.

NUTS code UKI23

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

London Borough of Barnet require the provision of Arboricultural Services for two zones covering cyclical planned maintenance of the Authority’s street tree stock and responsive and emergency works to the Authority’s tree stock in parks, highways, woodlands, housing sites, allotments and other sites throughout the Contract Area. The provision of Planting and Young Tree Maintenance for the Authority is also required.

The Authority will hold a supplier event in North West London to launch this requirement on 13.8.2015. Suppliers are requested to register for this event by email to procurement@barnet.gov.uk

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000, 77341000, 77313000, 77314000

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

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:

London Borough of Barnet require the provision of Arboricultural Services for two zones covering cyclical planned maintenance of the Authority’s street tree stock and responsive and emergency works to the Authority’s tree stock in parks, highways, woodlands, housing sites, allotments and other sites throughout the Contract Area. The provision of Planting and Young Tree Maintenance for the Authority is also required.

The Authority will hold a supplier event in North West London to launch this requirement on 13.8.2015. Suppliers are requested to register for this event by email to procurement@barnet.gov.uk

Three contracts will be awarded to provide Arboricultural Services for London Borough of Barnet.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 750 000 and 5 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: Arboricultural Service East Zone 701359

1)Short description

London Borough of Barnet require the provision of Arboricultural Services covering cyclical planned maintenance of the Authority’s street tree stock and responsive and emergency works to the Authority’s tree stock in parks, highways, woodlands, housing sites, allotments and other sites throughout the East Zone Contract Area.

The Authority will hold a supplier event in North West London to launch this requirement on 13.8.2015. Suppliers are requested to register for this event by email to procurement@barnet.gov.uk

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77231000, 77341000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 1 500 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Arboricultural Services West Zone 701360

1)Short description

London Borough of Barnet require the provision of Arboricultural Services covering cyclical planned maintenance of the Authority’s street tree stock and responsive and emergency works to the Authority’s tree stock in parks, highways, woodlands, housing sites, allotments and other sites throughout the West Zone Contract Area.

The Authority will hold a supplier event in North West London to launch this requirement on 13.8.2015. Suppliers are requested to register for this event by email to procurement@barnet.gov.uk.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77231000, 77341000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 1 500 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Arboricultural Services Planting & Young Tree Maintenance 701361

1)Short description

London Borough of Barnet require the provision of Arboricultural Services for Planting and Young Tree Maintenance. The provision is for annual requirements plus ad hoc projects subject to budget funding.

The Authority will hold a supplier event in North West London to launch this requirement on 13.8.2015. Suppliers are requested to register for this event by email to procurement@barnet.gov.uk

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77341000, 77313000, 77314000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 750 000 and 2 000 000 GBP
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:

The contracting authority reserves the right to require a guarantee, bond or another form of security it considers appropriate, in respect of this contract.
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:

The contracting authority anticipates that this contract will be awarded to a single legal entity. In the event that there is a supply chain of providers, the contracting authority reserves the right to require that the legal entity to which it awards the contract takes primary responsibility for the supply chain, or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability. In the event that the legal entity to which the contract is awarded is a subsidiary company, the contracting authority reserves the right to require a parent company guarantee from the parent company or other suitable group company.
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: the economic operator must meet the requirements set out in Regulation 57 (Exclusion Grounds) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required as set out in the ITT qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required as set out in the ITT qualification questionnaire.
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

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. Cost. Weighting 50

2. Quality — Management Operations and KPI Statements. Weighting 20

3. Quality — Scenario method statements and pricing methodology. Weighting 20

4. Quality — Local Supply Chain. Weighting 10

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:

701359 / 701360 / 701361
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

18.9.2015 – 12:00
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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18.9.2015 – 15:00

Place:

London Borough of BarnetNorth, London Business Park, N11 1NP.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Procurement Personnel in accordance with London Borough of Barnet’s Contract Procedure Rules.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

This opportunity is available on the authority’s sourcing portal www.barnetsourcing.co.uk Registration is required on the system. Technical assistance can be accessed through support@curtisfitchglobal.com if difficulties are experienced.

(MT Ref:159592).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

29.7.2015

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