Provide Woodland Maintenance Services to United Utilities

Provide Woodland Maintenance Services to United Utilities

Framework for the provision of Silvicultural services including planting, harvesting and the general maintenance of woodlands, trees.

United Kingdom-Warrington: Tree-maintenance services

2015/S 208-378536

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

United Utilities Water Limited
Haweswater House, Lingley Mere Business Park, Lingley Green Avenue, Great Sankey
Contact point(s): Supply Chain Management
For the attention of: Scott Caton
WA5 3LP Warrington
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1925677190
E-mail: scott.caton@uuplc.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://corporate.unitedutilities.com/

Electronic access to information: http://uukft.uudataroom.com/login.asp

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity

Water

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Silvicultural Services (Woodland Maintenance).

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKD

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 15

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 700 000 and 900 000 GBP

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

Framework for the provision of Silvicultural services including planting, harvesting and the general maintenance of woodlands, trees and associated vegetation to UKWAS standards.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211500, 77211400, 77231000

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

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

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 700 000 and 900 000 GBP

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: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: North

1)Short description:

Includes those areas as detailed in the geographic map contained within the PQQ document.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211400, 77211500, 77231100

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Central

1)Short description:

Includes those areas as detailed in the geographic map contained within the PQQ document.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211400, 77211500, 77231100

Lot No: 3 Lot title: East

1)Short description:

Includes those areas as detailed in the geographic map contained within the PQQ document.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211400, 77211500, 77231100

Lot No: 4 Lot title: South

1)Short description:

Includes those areas as detailed in the geographic map contained within the PQQ document.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211400, 77211500, 77231100

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Further information is provided in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Applicants can access this through the web link provided.
Details to login are provided in Section VI): Complementary Information.

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

Further information is provided in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Applicants can access this through the web link provided.
Details to login are provided in Section VI): Complementary Information.

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

Further information is provided in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Applicants can access this through the web link provided.
Details to login are provided in Section VI): Complementary Information.

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

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further information is provided in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Applicants can access this through the web link provided.
Details to login are provided in Section VI): Complementary Information.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further information is provided in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Applicants can access this through the web link provided.
Details to login are provided in Section VI): Complementary Information.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

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

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 entity:

PRO002524

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 2.11.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

16.11.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Subject to the duration of this agreement, further notices shall be issued in the year 2021.

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information:

Pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) can be accessed at: http://uukft.uudataroom.com/login.asp

Name: Pro002524 (Case Sensitive);
Password: Woodland (Case Sensitive);

Interested parties are asked to e-mail scott.caton@uuplc.co.uk once they have downloaded the document and have decided to participate.

This is so we can provide any updates as a result of any clarification questions that could alter the pre-qualification exercise.
Interested parties must respond and return the PQQ by the closing date 16.11.2015..
No additional time shall be given after the closing date for applicants who have not completed the PQQ by the deadline.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

United Utilities Water Limited
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

United Utilities Water Plc
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

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

United Utilities Water Plc
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.10.2015

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