Grounds Maintenance Contract for Northern Ireland Water

Grounds Maintenance Contract for Northern Ireland Water

Services required under this contract will include grass cutting, removal and disposal of grass cuttings.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Grounds maintenance services

2015/S 177-322451

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

NI Water
Westland House
Contact point(s): sourcing@niwater.com
BT14 6TE Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: sourcing@niwater.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.niwater.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Electronic access to information: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Water
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

C757 Provision of Grounds Maintenance.

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 UKN0

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):

This contract is for the provision of grounds maintenance (including weed control) within NI Water sites across Northern Ireland. Services required under this contract will include grass cutting, removal and disposal of grass cuttings (where appropriate e.g. 1st cut), edge maintenance, hedge trimming, shrub pruning, tree surgery and weed control. The majority of the work will be carried out, in and around waste water treatment works, water supply sites, impounding reservoirs, services reservoirs, pumping stations, local offices, etc. However, any site(s) can be incorporated into this contract at any time during the Contract Period and the area rate will apply. These sites will be both manned and unmanned. This CfT is spilt into 4 Lots (4 Operational Areas). These being:

— Lot 1: North Operational Area,
— Lot 2: South Operational Area,
— Lot 3: East Operational Area,
— Lot 4: West Operational Area.
Economic Operators are restricted to applying for a maximum of 2 Lots, as indicated in Annexe 1.
Economic Operators are not permitted to apply for more than 2 lots.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000

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

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 2 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: North Operational Area

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000

Lot No: 2 Lot title: South Operational Area

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000

Lot No: 3 Lot title: East Operational Area

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000

Lot No: 4 Lot title: West Operational Area

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000

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

Open
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

87480
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

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

21.10.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21.10.2015

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:
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:

9.9.2015

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