Public Rights of Way and Countryside Services – Lancashire

Public Rights of Way and Countryside Services – Lancashire

Lancashire County Council is inviting suitably experienced and qualified providers to tender to be part of a Framework Agreement to deliver Countryside Services and Public Rights of Way Installation, Repair and Maintenance Services. 

United Kingdom-Preston: Planting and maintenance services of green areas

2019/S 007-011870

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Lancashire County Council
County Hall
Preston
PR1 0LD
United Kingdom
E-mail: contractscorporate@lancashire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD4
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www3.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=6864&pageid=41880
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Public Rights of Way and Countryside Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77310000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Lancashire County Council is inviting suitably experienced and qualified providers to tender to be part of a Framework Agreement to deliver Countryside Services and Public Rights of Way Installation, Repair and Maintenance Services. The framework will include work such as the general service conditions relating to the installation of gates, stiles, fingerposts, ditch-crossings, bridges, among others and the execution of vegetation clearance and other works. The Framework Agreement will commence on 1.4.2019 and will end on 31.3.2023. Further information, instructions and guidance information, together with invitation to tender documentation, the relevant questions and pricing schedule for completion are available on the council’s electronic tendering iSupplier Portal.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

North Lancashire

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77310000
45233229
45233161
45233290
77314000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As detailed in Section II.1.5)

Lot 1 covers the geographical area of North Lancashire including Lancaster, Fylde and Wyre.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Contract to be renewed following the initial term and any option to extend that is invoked by the Council.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

South Lancashire

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77310000
45233229
45233161
45233290
77314000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As detailed in Section II.1.5)

Lot 2 covers the geographical area of South Lancashire including Chorley, Preston, South Ribble and West Lancs.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of Framework Agreement following the initial term and any option to extend invoked by the Council.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

East Lancashire

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77310000
45233229
45233161
45233290
77314000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As detailed in Section II.1.5).

Lot 3 covers the geographical area of East Lancashire including Hyndburn, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, Pendle and Burnley

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of Framework Agreement following the initial contract term and any option to extend invoked by the Council.

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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

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: 15
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: 12/02/2019
Local time: 10:00
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/02/2019
Local time: 14:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The tender documents are available on Lancashire County Council’s electronic tendering site. Use of this system does not require high specification IT equipment or connections, nor high level personal IT skills/capabilities and is free of charge. The contract covers the administrative County of Lancashire; however, Lancashire County Council intends to promote and share good practice with other UK Public Sector Bodies including but not limited to the following:

— Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council,

— Blackpool Borough Council,

— Burnley Borough Council,

— Chorley Borough Council,

— Fylde Borough Council,

— Hyndburn Borough Council,

— Lancaster City Council,

— Pendle Borough Council,

— Preston City Council,

— Ribble Valley Borough Council,

— Rossendale Borough Council,

— South Ribble Borough Council,

— West Lancashire Borough Council,

— Wyre Borough Council,

— Lancashire schools, colleges and academies: http://www3.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/atoz/a_to_z/service.asp?u_id=1811&tab=1

As well as:

— Central Government Departments and their Agencies: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

— UK Local Authorities, colleges, academies, higher education establishments (including universities) and schools: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

— Fire and rescue service: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Diol1/DoItOnline/DG_10027464

— Police: http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/police/

— NHS: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx therefore where a successful bidder’s capacity and capability permits, the agreement will be open to other Public sector bodies, who may wish to access the provision.

Please note: If you do not already have a supplier account on the new e-tendering system (Oracle), you will be required to obtain a DUNS number, this can take a number of days to be issued and is required as part of the system registration, therefore, tenderers are advised to allow plenty of time for registration and to do this as early as possible during the tender period. Registration is necessary in order to view the tender details and obtain tender documentation. A tenderer’s capacity, capability or unwillingness to contract with other UK Public Sector Bodies as described above will not affect or be considered as part of the scoring of a tenderer’s submission.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice — The High Court
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address: https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/royal-courts-of-justice
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

Lancashire County Council
Preston
PR1 8XJ
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

08/01/2019

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