Control of Japanese Knotweed

Control of Japanese Knotweed

Control includes: Leaf Spraying, Stem Injection and physical removal and incineration.

Control of Japanese Knotweed and other Nuisance Plant Species

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Bron Afon Community Housing Ltd

Procurement, Ty Bron Afon, William Brown Close, Llantarnam Industrial Park,

Cwmbran

NP44 3AB

UK

Steve Haines

+44 1633620455

procurement@bronafon.org.uk
http://www.bronafon.org.uk
www.sell2wales.gov.uk
www.sell2wales.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Control of Japanese Knotweed and other Nuisance Plant Species

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Control of nuisance plant species including (but not limited to) Japanese Knotweed, Himalayan Balsam, Giant Hogweed, Ragwort, Mare Tail and Himalayan Knotweed.

Control includes: Leaf Spraying, Stem Injection and physical removal and incineration.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=34169.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

77312000 Weed-clearance services
77312100 Weed-killing services

1016 Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

There is no lotting in this contract and current contract value is circa £70-75K pa.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Please refer to the ITT and Suitability Questionnaire to ensure you meet the requirements for the mandatory pass / fail questions.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

BA/2015/002

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 25-09-2015

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
01-10-2015  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 09-10-2015

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(WA Ref:34169)

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

We expect all contractors to work with us at Bron Afon to deliver Community benefits wherever possible. There are no fixed clauses with this contract but we may approach you at a later date to see if you may be able to deliver or help on a specific project if it is applicable to your area of work.

5.2

Additional Documentation

Appendix 1 – Control of Nuisance Plant Species Specification
Appendix 2 – Supplier Suitability Questions
Appendix 3 – Current Known Locations
Appendix 4 – Pricing Document
Appendix 5 – Code of Conduct for Contractors
Appendix 6 – Health Safety Guide
Appendix 7 – Community Benefits – WAG CB Suppliers Guide
Appendix 7 – Community Benefits
Appendix 8 – Protection of Vulnerable Adults Policy
ITT

5.3

Publication date of this notice

16-09-2015

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