Japanese Knotweed Removal Contract Birmingham

Japanese Knotweed Removal Contract Birmingham

The Contractor will be required to provide a service to carry out a full site survey and programme of works to treat Japanese Knotweed.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Weed-clearance services

2017/S 167-343829

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Midland Heart Limited
20 Bath Row
Birmingham
B15 1LZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 03456020540
E-mail: laura.bennett@midlandheart.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.midlandheart.org.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Japanese Knotweed, Invasive and Injurious Weeds Contract.

Reference number: MH419

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77312000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Contractor will be required to provide a service to carry out a full site survey and programme of works to treat Japanese Knotweed, Giant Hogweed and any other Injurious or Invasive Weeds at Midland Heart properties where required. Midland Heart requires a full and robust treatment plan. A treatment plan should include 3 years herbicide treatment, 2 years monitoring programme post treatment and a 5 or 10 year guarantee following the monitoring. The Contractor will be expected to provide photographic evidence and a report to detail what chemicals were used (including application rates and spray records). The Contractor will also be expected to provide visit recording and documentation to support the plan. Midland Heart will require a copy of the certificate of guarantee for the site once works are completed.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 129 000.00 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: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Midlands.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Contractor will be required to provide a service to carry out a full site survey and programme of works to treat Japanese Knotweed, Giant Hogweed and any other Injurious or Invasive Weeds at Midland Heart properties where required. Midland Heart requires a full and robust treatment plan. A treatment plan should include 3 years herbicide treatment, 2 years monitoring programme post treatment and a 5 or 10 year guarantee following the monitoring. The Contractor will be expected to provide photographic evidence and a report to detail what chemicals were used (including application rates and spray records). The Contractor will also be expected to provide visit recording and documentation to support the plan. Midland Heart will require a copy of the certificate of guarantee for the site once works are completed. Pass/Fail Criteria; The Contractor must comply fully with the Environment Agency’s Code of Practice in the treatment and reporting of Japanese Knotweed. All chemicals used must comply with UK Legislation.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 12/02/2018
End: 11/02/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There will be an extension period of 4 years built into the Contract, at the end of the initial Contract period Midland Heart will benchmark prices to evidence value for money and assess using the Key Performance Indicator data whether performance on the Contract has been satisfactory. If the prices remain competitive and performance is satisfactory the Contract maybe extended.

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:

The contractor must comply fully with the Environment Agency’s Code of Practice in the treatment and reporting of Japanese Knotweed.

All chemicals used must comply with existing UK Legislation.

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:

The contractor must comply fully with the Environment Agency’s Code of Practice in the treatment and reporting of Japanese Knotweed.

All chemicals used must comply with existing UK Legislation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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: no
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: 04/10/2017
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

Tender must be valid until: 04/01/2018

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/10/2017
Local time: 18:00
Place:

Midland Heart Limited.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Laura Bennett Procurement Manager.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

2022.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution
N/A
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:

30/08/2017

 

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