Gwynedd Council Highways Weed Control April 2015 – March 2017

Gwynedd Council Highways Weed Control April 2015 – March 2017

These will comprise of trunk and county roads.


1 Authority Details


Authority Name and Address

Gwynedd Council

Highways & Municipal Commissioning, Cibyn Industrial Estate,


LL55 2BD


Mr Steffan Jones, Senior Waste & Commissioning Manager

+44 1286679871
Via E-tenderwales website (instructions given within notice)


Address from which documentation may be obtained

Gwynedd Council

LL55 1SH


via E-tenderwales website (instructions given within notice)


Completed documents must be returned to:

Gwynedd Council


via E-tenderwales website

2 Contract Details



Gwynedd Council Highways Weed Control April 2015 – March 2017


Description of the goods or services required

The Highways Weed Control Service includes the provision of scheduled applications consisting of a single annual treatment of all emerged weeds on highway channels and footways and a selective treatment of emerged difficult weeds in verges. These will comprise of trunk and county roads. The work is to be performed in Gwynedd based on the Arfon, Dwyfor and Meirionnydd Highway Maintenance Area Offices, as three tender areas of work.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at


Notice Coding and Classification

45233139 Highway maintenance work
45233229 Verge maintenance work
77000000 Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
77312000 Weed-clearance services
77312100 Weed-killing services
77314000 Grounds maintenance services
77314100 Grassing services

1012 Gwynedd


Total quantity or scope of tender

2 years plus option to extend for an additional 1 year period

3 Conditions for Participation


Minimum standards and qualification required

Within the tender, contractors will be expected to pass a qualification element, in order to allow the remaining of their tender to be considered. The Invitation to tender questionnaire can be found within the E-tenderwales website (instructions given within the ‘Additonal information’ section.

This tender will be evaluated on a 75% Price / 25% Quality basis.

4 Administrative Information


Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.


Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority



Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
27-02-2015  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 18-03-2015


Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up



Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information


Additional Information

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender

1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once)

– Browse to the eSourcing Portal:

– Click the “Click here to register” link

– Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”

– Enter your correct business and user details

– Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete

– You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure)

2. Express an Interest in the tender

– Login to the portal with the username/password

– Click the “Open Access PQQs/ITTs” link. (These are Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier)

– Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.

Project code: 29312

ITT Code: 45586

– Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page.

– This will move the PQQ/ITT into your “My PQQ/ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)

– Click on the PQQ/ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box

3. Responding to the tender

– You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting)

– You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification

– Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT

– There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available)

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8am – 6pm) on:

– eMail:

– Phone: 0800 368 4850 / Fax: 020 7080 0480

(WA Ref:21009)


Additional Documentation


Publication date of this notice



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