Grounds Maintenance Contract 2015 Oxfordshire
Grounds maintenance of Soha estates and sheltered schemes in Oxfordshire and the surrounding districts.
Work includes cut and collection of grass, maintenance of planted areas and borders, trees and hedges, hard landscaping and leaf and litter collection.
United Kingdom-Didcot: Grounds maintenance services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Soha Housing Ltd
Royal Scot House 99 Station Road Oxfordshire
For the attention of: Lee Hayward
OX11 7NN Didcot
Telephone: +44 1235515972
Fax: +44 1235515945
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.soha.co.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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Oxfordshire and surrounding districts.
NUTS code UKJ14,UKK14
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Work includes cut and collection of grass, maintenance of planted areas and borders, trees and hedges, hard landscaping and leaf and litter collection. The Contractor will also be expected to provide a costed assisted gardening service to Soha tenants and also provide a snow and ice clearance and gritting service.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 540 000 and 840 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The range above represents the estimated value of the Contract over an initial term of 3 years and is exclusive of VAT. There is provision in the Contract to extend the Contract term by up to a further 24 months.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: Economic Operators must be able to demonstrate they have relevant successful current or recent experience of delivering Contracts of a similar size and type.
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
A. Annual turnover.
B. Profitability and profit history.
C. Strength of balance sheet and liquidity.
D. Abnormalities or concerns.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Bidders annual turnover to be in excess of 500 000 GBP per year for past 3 financial years. Bidder to provide a statement of their annual turnover for past 3 years.
Bidders to respond in full to the questions set out in the Contracting Authority’s Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Bidders must have relevant successful previous experience of providing a similar grounds maintenance service to other Contracting Authorities.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Financial information — pass/fail. Mandatory and discretionary exclusions — pass/fail. Conflicts of interest — pass/fail. Technical information — Weighting 1.4. Equal opportunities — Questions F2 and F3 are pass/fail questions. Remaining questions weighting 0.1. Quality assurance questions weighting 0.2. Health and safety questions H3 to H6 are pass/fail questions. Remaining health and safety questions weighting 0.5. Added value weighting 0.5. References 0.7.
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: