Newham Council Arboricultural Services Contract

Newham Council Arboricultural Services Contract

Requirement for a comprehensive arboricultural service, including all tree work maintenance, felling and pruning.

United Kingdom-London: Tree-maintenance services

2019/S 135-332664

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

E16 2QU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mark Perkins
NUTS code: UKI41
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Provision of Arboricultural Services

Reference number: itt_OSN_10643

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

A comprehensive arboricultural service, including all tree work maintenance, felling and pruning, young tree maintenance, woodland and copse management where required for a period of five years with the possibility of an extension for a further two years

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 8 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI41

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council has a legal duty of care to ensure that its green estate is safe and that trees council-owned land including parks and open spaces, public highways and housing estates are properly maintained for all users and neighbouring landowners. Arboricultural maintenance regimes are a significant means by which the council manages the risks associated with trees.

The London Borough of Newham is seeking to appoint a supplier for a period of five years commencing January 12th 2020 and with a potential for an extension of a further two years to deliver arboricultural services.

Arboricultural services required in the borough will include a comprehensive scope of operations ranging from cyclical pruning to tree felling, treatment of pests and diseases and emergency response capacity delivered across the council’s entire tree stock.

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Possibility of an extension of a further two years

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

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

Section IV: Procedure


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: 02/09/2019
Local time: 12:00
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/09/2019
Local time: 12:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

To register your interest and access the tender documentation please ensure you register your company on Newham’s etendering portal ‘capitalEsourcing’.

The tender exercise will be undertaken using this electronic tendering system which can be accessed via the following url ( Further information will be provided in the Contract Notice. Suppliers will need to register on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

The Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Royal Courts of Justice

The Strand



VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

The Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:


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