Countryside Services Repair and Maintenance and Public Rights of Way for Lancashire County Council

Countryside Services Repair and Maintenance and Public Rights of Way for Lancashire County Council

Lancashire County Council is inviting suitably experienced and qualified providers to tender to be part of a framework agreement to deliver Countryside Service Repair and Maintenance Services and Public Rights of Way Furniture Installation Services.

United Kingdom-Preston: Planting and maintenance services of green areas

2014/S 235-413714

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Lancashire County Council
3rd floor, Lancashire Point
Contact point(s): www.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=6864&pageid=41880
For the attention of: Rachel Jennings
PR1 0LD Preston
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: contractscorporate@lancashire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.lancashire.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: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

CORP Countryside Services Repair and Maintenance and Public Rights of Way (1117013).

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

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services

NUTS code UKD43

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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

Estimated value excluding VAT: 260 000 GBP

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

Lancashire County Council is inviting suitably experienced and qualified providers to tender to be part of a framework agreement to deliver Countryside Service Repair and Maintenance Services and Public Rights of Way Furniture Installation Services. The framework will include work such as the general service conditions relating to the installation of gates, stiles, fingerposts, ditch-crossings, bridges, among others and the execution of vegetation clearance and other works. The Framework Agreement will commence on 1.4.2015 and will end on 31.3.2019. Further information, instructions and guidance information, together with invitation to tender documentation, the relevant questions and pricing schedule for completion are available on the council’s electronic tendering iSupplier Portal.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77310000, 45233229, 45233161, 45233139, 45233290, 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:

The values of work will be determined by the procurement process. Historically, LCC has spent in the region of 260 000 GBP annually on supplies, services and works of this type. The supplier awarded the contract must be fully operational by the contract start date.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 260 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

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

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: North Lancashire

1)Short description

Includes Lancaster, Fylde and Wyre.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77310000

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: Central Lancashire

1)Short description

Includes Chorley, South Ribble, Preston and West Lancs.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77310000

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: East Lancashire

1)Short description

Includes Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, Hyndburn and Ribble Valley.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77310000

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see tender and documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see tender and documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see tender and documents.
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

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

Lowest price

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:

RJ/CORP/LCC/14/077

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

no

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: 16.1.2015 – 10:00
Payable documents: no

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

16.1.2015 – 10:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16.1.2015 – 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

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

VI.3)Additional information

The tender documents are available on Lancashire County Council’s electronic tendering site. Use of this system does not require high specification IT equipment or connections, nor high level personal IT skills/capabilities and is free of charge. The contract covers the administrative County of Lancashire; however, where a successful bidder’s capacity and capability permits, the agreement will be open to other Public sector bodies, who may wish to access the provision. The list of possible Local authorities that are eligible to join the contract are listed in the following website — Councils;http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm Access to this agreement will be under the terms agreed with LCC. Please note — if you do not already have a supplier account on the new e-tendering system (Oracle), you will be required to obtain a DUNS number, this can take a number of days to be issued and is required as part of the system registration, therefore, tenderers are advised to allow plenty of time for registration and to do this as early as possible during the tender period. Registration is necessary in order to view the tender details and obtain tender documentation. A tenderer’s capacity, capability or unwillingness to contract with other UK Public Sector Bodies as described above will Not affect or be considered as part of the scoring of a tenderer’s submission.

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:

2.12.2014

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