Grounds Maintenance Service Plymouth

Grounds Maintenance Service Plymouth

Planned and Reactive for University of Plymouth.

United Kingdom-Plymouth: Facilities management services

2015/S 042-072202

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Plymouth
Drake Circus
Contact point(s): Procurement and Sustainability
For the attention of: Kate Brampton
PL4 8AA Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1752582057
E-mail: procurement@plymouth.ac.uk
Fax: +44 175288166

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni

Address of the buyer profile: www.plymouth.ac.uk/procurement

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

Grounds Service Maintenance – Planned and Reactive.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services

NUTS code UKK4

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 Service Maintenance – Planned and Reactive at Main University Campus and Drakes Place and the additional University properties of Cookworthy Building(Drake Circus, PL4 8AA), Mast House (Sutton Harbour, PL4 0HJ), Marine Station (Coxside Waterfront), Robbins Car Park (Regency Street, PL4 8BZ) and Thomas Pitts Hall (Gibbon Street PL4 8BZ).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79993100

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: no

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 260 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The estimated cost and duration of the contract is based on a 1 year contract with 3 potential 1 year extensions. See Tender documentation for further information.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

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:

Terms as stated in Tender documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Terms as stated in Tender documentation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: All expressions of interest must be submitted on the University’s Qualification Questionnaires published on the In-Tend electronic tendering site web address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni

Legal position — means of proof required: signed declaration of good standing in accordance with regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: VAT number, company accounts for the last 2 years, last 2 years turnover, evidence of Insurances held, statement of contingent liability or loss, statement of any pending litigation.
Annual company turnover (for the company directly carrying out this contract) must be at least twice the total tender price/contract sum per annum and the company must have at least 2 years full accounts.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Company should be/have Pesticides — PA1 and PA6a. Chainsaw CS30.1 and CS31 and provide current certification as evidence
Contract Manager should be/have membership to Institute of Groundsmanship. Safety management, detailed knowledge of current legislation, all health and safety and legislative training appropriate to this contract. Current certification to be provided as evidence.
Site operatives should have a recognised apprenticeship and /or NVQ Level 1. All relevant health and safety and legislative training appropriate to this contract. All must hold current externally accredited training/qualifications to operate ride on mower, strimmer, hedge trimmers, tractor driving. Current certification to be provided as evidence.
Evidence must be demonstrated that the Tenderer has visited the site locations.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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:

KB/UoP/GroundsMaint/010/015

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 8.4.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

13.4.2015 – 12:00
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

Date: 13.4.2015 – 12:15

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: October/November 2018.

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

University of Plymouth
Drake Circus
PL4 8AA Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@plymouth.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 175282057
Internet address: https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/your-university/about-us/university-structure/services-areas/procurement
Fax: +44 175288166

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The University will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. 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 tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25.2.2015

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