Grounds Maintenance Service London and Hertfordshire
To provide a professional grounds maintenance service covering over 170 sites.
United Kingdom-London: Grounds maintenance services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Grounds Maintenance Service.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Origin Housing Ltd is a housing association with over 6 500 homes across London and Hertfordshire. We are looking for expression of interests for one contractor to provide a professional grounds maintenance service covering over 170 sites, managed and owned by Origin, spread across Inner and Outer London and Hertfordshire.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND).
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Origin Housing is looking for one supplier who can deliver a professional grounds maintenance service covering over 170 sites across Inner & Outer London and Hertfordshire. The ideal supplier will have proven experience providing a high standard of grounds maintenance and partnering experience for social housing providers. Further details are included in the procurement documents.
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II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
This will be a two stage process, including a Selection Questionnaire stage. Bidders failing to meet certain minimum standards at selection (SQ) stage will be rejected. Bidders meeting the required standards at SQ stage will be ranked according to the highest score achieved and may be rejected in reverse order to achieve our maximum number of tenderer’s at Invitation to Tender stage. Criteria for the SQ stage will be stated in the SQ document.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
The grounds maintenance contract will run for 3 year’s and under Origin’s sole discretion can choose to extend the contract for a further 1 + 1 year’s, each extended year subject to satisfactory partnering and service performance.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
3 or 5 years from contract award.
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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GO Reference: GO-2017818-PRO-10860609.
St. Richards House, 110 Eversholt Street
Origin Housing Ltd will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderer’s. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderer’s to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or who are at risk of harm by a breach of the Regulations to bring proceedings in the High Court. Any such proceedings must be brought within the limitation period by the Regulations according to the remedy sought.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: