Pest Control Services – Thames Water Region

Pest Control Services – Thames Water Region

Lot 1 – General pest control services; Lot 2A – Treatment and control of mosquitoes, black-winged fungus gnats and other pestiferous fly species.

United Kingdom-Reading: Pest-control services

2016/S 172-309513

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Thames Water Utilities Limited
Procurement Support Centre, 3rd Floor East, c/o Mail Room, Rose Kiln Court
Reading
RG2 0BY
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement.support.centre@thameswater.co.uk
NUTS code: UKJ11
Internet address(es):Main address: www.thameswater.co.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.thameswater.co.uk/19385.htm
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.thameswater.co.uk/19385.htm

I.6)Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Pest Control Services.

Reference number: FA1309

II.1.2)Main CPV code

90922000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Framework agreement for the provision of pest control services based on the following lotting structure:

Lot 1 — General pest control services;

Lot 2A — Treatment and control of mosquitoes, black-winged fungus gnats and other pestiferous fly species;

Lot 2B — Consultancy for treatment and control of mosquitoes, black-winged fungus gnats and other pestiferous fly species.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 800 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1 and Lot 2A, or Lot 1 and Lot 2B.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Pest Control Services — General Pest Control Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

90922000
90923000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of Thames Water Region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For the provision of general pest control services for the control of common pests at ground and/or above ground level. The range of common pests covered by the scope of this Agreement will include, but is not limited to the following pests: rats, mice, moles, rabbits, squirrels, foxes, mink, cockroaches, fleas, flies, ants, wasps and problem birds — pigeons, Canada geese, crows (corvidae).

For the supply of pest control services at ground and/or above ground level at waste-water and clean water sites, depots and offices across the entire Thames Water estate to prevent, control and monitor pest activity. The Thames Water estate includes approximately: (226) Sewage Treatment Works, (67) Water Treatment Works, (75) Sewage Pumping Stations, Raw Water Pumping Stations, Pumping Stations and Water Booster Stations, (98) Water Towers, Reservoirs and Boreholes and (8) offices and depots, all of which may have requirements for pest control treatment services.

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

Value excluding VAT: 2 024 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Any agreement awarded would be based on an initial 3 year term, with option of incremental extensions for up to a period of 8 years in total.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 10

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be based on an initial 3 year term, with option of incremental extensions for up to a period of 8 years in total.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Pest Control Services — Treatment and control of mosquitoes, black-winged fungus gnats and other pestiferous fly species

Lot No: 2A

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

90922000
90713000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of TW Region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For the provision of specialist pest control services to control mosquitoes, other potentially pestiferous fly species and black-winged fungus gnat populations.

Primarily, the services covered by the scope of this lot are required at 2 Thames Water sites, Mogden STW, which is in the Twickenham, London area, and Iver South SDC, which is near Colnbrook, Slough.

However, these types of services may also be needed at other Thames Water sites in future, so Suppliers must be able to accommodate additional requirements at other sites as and when they may be necessary. Regular liaison with the local Environmental Health Departments, Water Quality, Health and Safety, the general public and site management at the 2 aforementioned Thames Water sites, is also included in the scope of the Agreement.

The control of mosquitoes, other pestiferous fly species and black-winged fungus gnats living in both above ground and subterranean locations, treatments and control as recommended and specified by the entomological consultants on lot 2B, including the management of habitats that mosquitoes, pestiferous flies and black-winged fungus gnats may use for harbourage, which includes Japanese knot-weed control.

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

Value excluding VAT: 2 370 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Any agreement awarded would be based on an initial term of 3 years, with the option of incremental renewals for up to a period of 8 years in total.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 3

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be based on an initial term of 3 years, with the option of incremental renewals for up to a period of 8 years in total.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Pest Control Services — Consultancy for treatment and control of mosquitoes, black-winged fungus gnats and other pestiferous fly species

Lot No: 2B

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

90922000
90713000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Whole of Thames Water Region.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For the provision of specialist entomological consultancy to monitor and control mosquitoes, other potentially pestiferous fly species and black-winged fungus gnat populations.

Primarily, the services covered by the scope of this lot are required at 2 Thames Water sites, Mogden STW, which is in the Twickenham, London area, and Iver South SDC, which is near Colnbrook, Slough.

However, these types of services may also be needed at other Thames Water sites in future, so Suppliers must be able to accommodate additional requirements at other sites as and when they may be necessary. Regular liaison with the local Environmental Health Departments, Water Quality, Health and Safety, the general public and site management at the 2 aforementioned Thames Water sites, is also included in the scope of the Agreement.

The monitoring of mosquitoes, other potentially pestiferous fly species and black-winged fungus gnats, including setting of traps and analysis where appropriate, together with related consultancy, supervision of elimination of breeding sites, training of Thames Water employees and contractors.

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

Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Any agreement awarded would be based on an initial term of 3 years, with the option of incremental renewals for up to a period of 8 years in total.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 2

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Any agreement awarded would be based on an initial term of 3 years, with the option of incremental renewals for up to a period of 8 years in total.

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

As detailed in the PQQ Documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

Bonds and-or parent company guarantees of performance and financial standing may be required.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Specified in the Invitation to Negotiate.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Consortia may be required to form a legal entity prior to award.

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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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: 26/09/2016
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:

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

Between 3 and 8 years.

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:

All suppliers who wish to respond to this notice must request a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) by using the link in Section I.3) of this notice, i.e:www.thameswater.co.uk/19385htm

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Thames Water Utilities Limited
Reading
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Thames Water Utilities Limited 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 Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 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.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

02/09/2016

 

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