Forest Replanting in West of England

Forest Replanting in West of England

West England Forest District (part of Forestry Commission England) are inviting tenders for planting and subsequent maintenance including beating up and chemical weed control, issued in 16 lots.

United Kingdom-Exeter: Forestry services

2015/S 192-348167

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Forestry Commission
West England Forest District, Bullers Hill, Kennford
For the attention of: Stephen Eyres
EX6 7XR Exeter
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: stephen.eyres@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.forestry.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/england-tenders

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

Other: forestry

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:

Forest Replanting, Protection and Maintenance in West England.

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 UKK

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: 16

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: 843 000 GBP

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

West England Forest District (part of Forestry Commission England) are inviting tenders for planting and subsequent maintenance including beating up and chemical weed control, issued in 16 lots.
All lots will include some or all of the following work:
— restock planting of conifers and broadleaves with either spades or mattocks,
— supply and erection of tree shelter/guards,
— management and storage of on-site stocks,
— beating up of conifers and broadleaves, including those in tubes,
— supply and application of herbicide,
— application of insecticide,
— mechanical (hand or motor/manual) weeding,
— Other general work relating to the establishment site, such as stake and tube maintenance, movement of materials.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: South Devon — Mixed Conifer

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 75 000 and 113 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: South Devon — Mixed Conifer and Broadleaves

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 23 000 and 35 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Exmoor & Quantocks — Mixed Conifer and Mixed Broadleaves

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 14 000 and 21 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Exmoor & Quantocks — Conifer

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 11 000 and 17 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Exmoor & Quantocks — Broadleaves

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 9 000 and 14 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: East Devon — Broadleaves

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 25 000 and 37 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: West Dean — Broadleaves

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 000 and 9 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 8 Lot title: East Dean — Mixed Conifer & Mixed Broadleaves

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 34 000 and 52 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 9 Lot title: Bristol & Savernake — Mixed Conifer & Mixed Broadleaves

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 33 000 and 52 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 10 Lot title: North Devon — Conifer

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 21 000 and 32 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 11 Lot title: North Devon — Conifer

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 20 000 and 30 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 12 Lot title: North Devon — Conifer & Broadleaves

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 and 6 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 13 Lot title: North Devon — Conifer

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 16 000 and 24 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 14 Lot title: North Devon — Conifer

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 17 000 and 26 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 15 Lot title: Cornwall — Conifer

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 14 000 and 21 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 16 Lot title: Cornwall — Broadleaves

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77200000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 9 000 and 14 000 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:
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: See Invitation to Tender for details.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Invitation to Tender for details.
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

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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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:

317/07/16
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

6.11.2015 – 13:00
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

Section VI: Complementary information

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

VI.3)Additional information

If you are interested in bidding for this tender please visit www.forestry.gov.uk/england-tenders for a link to the tender documents.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Forestry Commission — Head of Procurement
231 Corstorphine Road
EH12 7AT Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
12 Bloomsbury Square
WC1A 2LP 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:

29.9.2015

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