Contract for Countryside Services Framework – Durham
Provide / undertake Countryside Services requirements to Durham County Council and its associated bodies including working with clients such as English Heritage to Wear Rivers Trust.
United Kingdom-Durham: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Corporate Procurement, County Hall, Durham
Contact person: Kelly Stewart
NUTS code: UKC14
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Contract for Countryside Services Framework
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Provide / undertake Countryside Services requirements to Durham County Council and its associated bodies including working with clients such as English Heritage to Wear Rivers Trust; AONB; Limestone Landscapes Improvement; Parish Councils; Durham County Schools; Environment Agency and Community Groups. Some Works involved in this Framework Agreement may be subject to grant conditions of which Bidders and the Council must comply with for example Heritage Lottery Funding (HLF).
Any required Works are intended to be separate into two areas, “Day Works” and Projects. It is to be noted by Bidders that the majority of works under this Framework Agreement will be “Day Works”.
The Council believes that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) applies to this contract.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Framework will cover the following Countryside Service requirements within mainly rural.
— Construction of Public Right of Ways and cycle ways,
— River and Coastal erosion,
— Gabion Baskets,
— Duck Boards,
— Willow Spilling,
— Drystone Walling,
— Natural Habitat Creation,
— Removal of Vegetation,
— Invasive Weed Control,
— Herbicide Application,
As part of the Framework the successful Contractor shall have suitably experienced qualified labour and plant resources immediately available (within 24 hours) to provide the following dedicated teams (“Day Works”) when required with competent supervision, suitable mobile mess facilities and telephone. In addition to labouring skills, it is expected that upon request operatives who are familiar with dry stone walling, willow spilling and pesticide application.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
1 x 24 month extension.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Please download the documents from www.nepo.org and insert reference DN355930
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: