Homes England Landscape Maintenance Contract 2019 – 2022

Homes England Landscape Maintenance Contract 2019 – 2022

Site inspections, grass cutting; hedge cutting; ornamental shrub maintenance.

United Kingdom-Warrington: Grounds maintenance services

2019/S 142-349750

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Homes England (the name adopted by the Homes and Communities Agency)
Arpley House, 110 Birchwood Boulevard, Birchwood
Warrington
WA3 7QH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3001234500
E-mail: tenders@tep.uk.com
NUTS code: UKC
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/login
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Homes England — Onsites Sites Term Landscape Maintenance Contract 2019-2022

Reference number: DN413926

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77314000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

There are 12 sites within former onsites portfolio. Sites vary in size and character, and include public open space, land reserved for future development and residual land left over from residential and commercial development. Contract is envisaged to have duration of 2 years with provision for a further 1 year extension under the same terms and conditions. Contract extensions will be based on tendered rates and prices. Anticipated commencement date for the service is 14.10.2019. Typical planned services under the contract comprise of but are not exclusively limited to Site inspections, grass cutting; hedge cutting; ornamental shrub maintenance; weed control; and cleansing. The contract is performance based, monitored via Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

There are 12 sites within former onsites portfolio. Sites vary in size and character, and include public open space, land reserved for future development and residual land left over from residential and commercial development. Contract is envisaged to have duration of 2 years with provision for a further 1 year extension under the same terms and conditions. Contract extensions will be based on tendered rates and prices. Anticipated commencement date for the service is 14.10.2019. Typical planned services under the contract comprise of but are not exclusively limited to Site inspections, grass cutting; hedge cutting; ornamental shrub maintenance; weed control; and cleansing. The contract is performance based, monitored via Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality criterion — name: quality criterion — award/weighting/weighting / Weighting: 20
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 80

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Contract performance conditions as stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 23/08/2019
Local time: 17:00
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:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/08/2019
Local time: 17:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The opportunity can be accessed via Home England’s e-Tendering system. Suppliers wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through our e-Tendering system. If not already registered, candidates should register at https://procontract.due-north.com/Login

All discussions, meetings, and communications will be conducted in English.

The contract will be subject to English law. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in GBP and all payments under the contract will be made in GBP.

This procurement and award are subject to the transparency arrangements being adopted by the UK Government. These arrangements include the publication of tender documentation issued by Homes England and our contract with the supplier.

Suppliers should highlight any areas they consider commercially sensitive in order for Homes England to be able to honour our transparency obligations without undermining the suppliers commercial interests.

Suppliers are advised that Homes England is subject to the freedom of information Act 2000 (‘The Act’). If a supplier considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement procedure should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidential or otherwise, they must,when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information they do not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. Homes England shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to the act which relates to the information provided by the interested party.Please note, it is insufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response.

Homes England takes a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and sets high standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity in relation to the stewardship of public funds and the management of its activities. The principles contained within this policy apply to both internal and external audiences, including anyone wishing to undertake business or engage with Homes England.

Please refer to our anti-bribery and corruption policy by visiting https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/anti-bribery-and-corruption-policy for further information.

Homes England (the trading name adopted by the Homes and Communities Agency) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal data. Details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/homes-england/about/personal-information-charter

All dates in this notice are indicative and may be amended.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Court of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23/07/2019

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