Grounds Maintenance and Street Cleaning Contract Essex

Grounds Maintenance and Street Cleaning Contract Essex

Castle Point Borough Council.

UK-Benfleet: grounds maintenance services

2012/S 101-168803

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Castle Point Borough Council
Council Offices, Kiln Road
SS7 1TF Benfleet
UNITED KINGDOM

Further information can be obtained from: Braintree District Council
Causeway House
For the attention of: Dominic Warren
CM7 9HB Braintree
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: dominic.warren@braintree.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Braintree District Council
Causeway House
For the attention of: Dominic Warren
CM7 9HB Braintree
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: dominic.warren@braintree.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Braintree District Council
Causeway House
For the attention of: Dominic Warren
CM7 9HB Braintree
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: dominic.warren@braintree.gov.uk

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:
UK-Castle Point: Grounds Maintenance & Street Cleansing Services.
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 UKH3
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)
Grounds maintenance services. Street-cleaning services. Grounds Maintenance (Lot 1) – The service consists of the horticultural maintenance, up keep and grass cutting of all Council owned land, including Open Spaces and Parks, areas around Civic Buildings and Council owned Housing Estates, Car Parks, Sports Pitches including football, cricket, bowls, croquet and hard court sports facilities and open and closed Cemeteries. The service is to also include the provision of a grave digging and associated service at Open Cemeteries and the provision of Highway verge grass cutting and horticultural maintenance of specified areas of the public highway.
Street Cleansing (Lot 2) – The service consists of the cleansing of all publicly maintainable highways and Council owned land, including parks and open spaces, Cemeteries, Council owned Housing Estates, Car Parks and Civic Buildings by mechanical or manual means. The service also consists of the emptying of the contents of dog and litter bins in the above locations, and the removal of graffiti and fly posting.
Grounds Maintenance & Street Cleaning (Lot 3) – Provision of both Grounds Maintenance & Street Cleansing services as detailed within lots 1 & 2.
Please note that TUPE may apply and expressions of interest can be made for either one or both services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 90611000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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 contract will be for an initial period of 5 years with the option to extend for a further period of up to 5 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 17 000 000 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: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Grounds Maintenance

1)Short description
The service consists of the horticultural maintenance, up keep and grass cutting of all Council owned land, including Open Spaces and Parks, areas around Civic Buildings and Council owned Housing Estates, Car Parks, Sports Pitches including football, cricket, bowls, croquet and hard court sports facilities and open and closed Cemeteries. The service is to also include the provision of a grave digging and associated service at Open Cemeteries and the provision of Highway verge grass cutting and horticultural maintenance of specified areas of the public highway.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000

3)Quantity or scope
The contract will be for an initial period of 5 years with the option to extend for a further period of up to 5 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 500 000 and 11 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note TUPE may apply.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Street Cleansing
1)Short description
The service consists of the cleansing of all publicly maintainable highways and Council owned land, including parks and open spaces, Cemeteries, Council owned Housing Estates, Car Parks and Civic Buildings by mechanical or manual means. The service also consists of the emptying of the contents of dog and litter bins in the above locations, and the removal of graffiti and fly posting.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90611000

3)Quantity or scope
The contract will be for an initial period of 5 years with the option to extend for a further period of up to 5 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 6 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note TUPE may apply.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Grounds Maintenance & Street Cleansing
1)Short description
Provision of both Grounds Maintenance & Street Cleansing services as detailed within lots 1 & 2.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 90611000

3)Quantity or scope
The contract will be for an initial period of 5 years with the option to extend for a further period of up to 5 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 8 500 000 and 17 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note TUPE may apply.

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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
Restricted
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:
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
13.7.2012 – 15:00
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
Please note that the Pre Qualification Questionnaires (PQQ’s) will be issued once the expressions of interest deadline has passed. The deadline for expressions of interest, as stated above, is 13.7.2012. GO Reference: GO-2012525-PRO-3951953.
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:25.5.2012

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