Provide Land Agency Services to Forestry Commission Scotland

Provide Land Agency Services to Forestry Commission Scotland

For assistance in the acquisition/disposal/marketing and to advise on property related matters on the National Forest Estate in Scotland.

United Kingdom-Inverness: Sale of real estate

2015/S 104-189236

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Forestry Commission
1 Highlander Way
For the attention of: Donald Mclellan
IV2 7GB Inverness
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000676026
E-mail: stuart.moscrop@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11322

Further information can be obtained from: Forestry Commission
1 Highlander Way
IV2 7GB Inverness
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000676026
E-mail: stuart.moscrop@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Forestry Commission
1 Highlander Way
IV27GB Inverness
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000676026
E-mail: stuart.moscrop@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Forestry Commission
1 Highlander Way
IV27GB Inverness
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000676026

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: Forestry

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of Land Agency Services to Forestry Commission Scotland.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scotland wide.

NUTS code UKM

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

We intend to award a contract for land agency services to Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) for assistance in the acquisition/disposal/marketing and to advise on property related matters on the National Forest Estate in Scotland. The assistance sought expressly excludes the disposal of and forest management of woodland property, specialist planning advice, advice in relation to minerals and telecoms and acquisition advice.
Where there is a property to be acquired or sold that requires specialist advice this may be excluded from this contract at the discretion of FCS.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70123000, 70122000, 70122100, 70122200

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The potential value of this contract over the entire period including any extension options will be in the region of 500 000 GBP, excluding VAT, but this will be solely dependent on work as it arises under this contract and is no guarantee of a volume of work or spend being processed under this contract. This will depend on FC requirements over the contract period.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Delivery Payment.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

All Minimum requirements are set out in the ITT document.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All Minimum requirements are set out in the ITT document.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All Minimum requirements are set out in the ITT document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: All Minimum requirements are set out in the ITT document.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All Minimum requirements are set out in the ITT document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
All Minimum requirements are set out in the ITT document.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 22.7.2015

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

29.7.2015 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)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: 2019.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref: 399122).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Head of Procurement
231 Corstorphine Road
Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement.services@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28.5.2015

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