Purchase of Grounds Maintenance Equipment and Plant

Purchase of Grounds Maintenance Equipment and Plant

Supply of Grounds Maintenance Equipment and Plant on a purchase basis. 

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Grounds-maintenance equipment

2018/S 091-206350

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Association of North East Councils Limited trading as the North East Procurement Organisation
Guildhall, Quayside
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 3AF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1954250517
E-mail: GM&Penquiries@tppl.co.uk
NUTS code: UKC22
Internet address(es):Main address: www.nepo.org

I.1)Name and addresses

Darlington Borough Council
Town Hall, Feethams
Darlington
DL1 5QT
United Kingdom
E-mail: customerservices@darlington.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKCInternet address(es):Main address: www.darlington.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Durham County Council
County Hall
Durham
DH1 5UL
United Kingdom
E-mail: help@durham.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKCInternet address(es):Main address: www.durham.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council
Civic Centre
Gateshead
NE8 1HH
United Kingdom
E-mail: customerservices@gateshead.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKCInternet address(es):Main address: www.gateshead.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Hartlepool Borough Council
Civic Centre, Victoria Road
Hartlepool
TS24 8AY
United Kingdom
E-mail: customer.service@hartlepool.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKCInternet address(es):Main address: www.hartlepool.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Newcastle City Council
Civic Centre, Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RS
United Kingdom
E-mail: csc@newcastle.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKCInternet address(es):Main address: www.newcastle.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

North Tyneside Council
Quadrant, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park
Silverlink
NE27 0BY
United Kingdom
E-mail: contact.us@northtyneside.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKCInternet address(es):Main address: http://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Redcar and Cleveland House, Kirkleatham Street
Redcar
TS10 1RT
United Kingdom
E-mail: contactus@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKCInternet address(es):Main address: www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

South Tyneside Council
Town Hall and Civic Offices, Westoe Road
South Shields
NE33 2RL
United Kingdom
E-mail: customerhelp@southtyneside.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKCInternet address(es):Main address: www.southtyneside.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Municipal Buildings, Church Road
Stockton-on-Tees
TS18 1LD
United Kingdom
E-mail: customer.comments@stockton.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKCInternet address(es):Main address: www.stockton.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Sunderland City Council
Civic Centre, Burdon Road
Sunderland
SR2 7DN
United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@sunderland.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKCInternet address(es):Main address: www.sunderland.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Middlesbrough Borough Council
Civic Centre, Albert Road
Middlesbrough
TS1 9FX
United Kingdom
E-mail: contactcentre@middlesbrough.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKCInternet address(es):Main address: www.middlesbrough.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities
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

II.1.1)Title:

NEPO and TPPL Purchase of Grounds Maintenance Equipment and Plant Framework

Reference number: NEPO214

II.1.2)Main CPV code

43325100

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The Association of North East Councils Limited trading as the North East Procurement Organisation is inviting tenders for organisations to participate in a 48 month Agreement for the supply of Grounds Maintenance Equipment and Plant on a purchase basis. The Agreement will be used by NEPO, and may also be used by all Local Authorities and other contracting authorities located in the United Kingdom.

The Agreement will be available to all current and future members of the Procurement Partnership Limited’s (TPPL) buying club. A list of TPPL members can be obtained from http://www.tppl.co.uk/about-us/our-members/.

The Agreement is also available to all members and associate members of the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO). A list of members of NEPO is available here https://www.nepo.org/about and a full list of associate members is available here http://nepo.org/associate-membership/list.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 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:

Grounds Maintenance Equipment

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

16000000
34140000
43300000
43325100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Purchase of variety of grounds maintenance equipment, including but not limited to walk behind mowers, ride on mowers, walk behind/ride-on rollers, tractor driven mowers, utility vehicles/quad bikes, spreaders/sprayers, compact tractors, trailers, wood chippers/shredders, stump grinders, pressure washing machines (including graffiti removal washers) both towed and vehicle-mounted, golf course maintenance equipment (and golf buggies). All types of agricultural equipment including, but not limited to, combined harvesters, bailers, agricultural trailers, tractors, implements, and attachments may also be purchased.

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: 50 000 000.00 GBP

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:

The framework will be renewed in 4 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

Equipment and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of this tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other equipment types and associated services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Plant Equipment

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

42415110
43200000
43300000
44211100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Purchase of a variety plant equipment including, but not limited to dumpers, loaders, rubber ducks, excavators (compact, mini, midi), tracked excavators, backhoe loaders, wheeled loaders, telescopic handlers. All types of industrial and all-terrain fork lifts to include gas, electric and gasoline. Wheeled excavators, skidsteer loaders and all types of static, mobile and vehicle mounted generators. Access platforms wheel, mechanical and vehicle mounted. Site cabins/buildings/toilets, lighting, static and mobile platforms. Air conditioning and heating units static, both mobile and vehicle mounted.

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: 30 000 000.00 GBP

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:

The framework will be renewed in 4 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

Equipment and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of this tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other equipment types and associated services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Handheld tools including electrical and mechanical items

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

44511000
44512000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Purchase of a variety of handheld tools, including but not limited to all electrical and mechanical (e.g. chainsaws, blowers, strimmers, rollers).

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: 20 000 000.00 GBP

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:

The framework will be renewed in 4 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

Equipment and associated services that may not be easily identifiable as part of this tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes. Therefore other equipment types and associated services that are related to the focus of this Agreement are expected to be provided as part of this Agreement within the closest relevant Lot(s).

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

List and brief description of conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 050-110012

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 18/06/2018
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/06/2018
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Gateshead Council Legal Services.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Authorised NEPO and TPPL officers, opening conducted via the Proactis tender system.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

48 months from publication of this contract notice.

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:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.NEPO is a Central Purchasing Body as defined in the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR15). This means that NEPO may provide central purchasing activity on behalf of Contracting Authorities. The agreement will be available for use by all NEPO Members. A list of member organisations is available in the About section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org.

This agreement will also be made available to all current and future NEPO Associate Members. Current Associate Members are listed in the Associate Member section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org/associate-membership/list.

NEPO intends to make the resulting agreement available for use by all Contracting Authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to Government Departments and their Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, Central Government, NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Emergency Services, Coastguard Emergency Services, Educational Establishments, Registered Social Landlords and Registered Charities who have a need to purchase the above services. Please see the following websites for further details:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education

https://www.gov.uk/check-a-university-is-officially-recognised/recognised-bodies

http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/localauthorities.php

http://www.ukschoolsdirectory.net

https://www.gov.uk/find-school-in-england

https://education.gov.scot/ParentZone

http://hwb.wales.gov.uk/

https://www.education-ni.gov.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/open-academies-and-academy-projects-in-development

http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/institutions/

http://www.hefce.ac.uk/workprovide/unicoll/heis/

http://www.hefce.ac.uk/workprovide/unicoll/fecs/

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure

http://www.scottishambulance.com/TheService/organised.aspx

http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=trusts

http://www.scottishambulance.com/AboutUs/HowWeOrganised.aspx

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/gov.htm

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/local-councils-in-northern-ireland

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/02/2421/1

https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/contact

https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/articles/list-public-bodies-which-ni-public-procurement-policy-applies

https://www.ons.gov.uk/

https://www.police.uk/forces/

http://www.police-information.co.uk/index.html

http://www.psni.police.uk/index.htm

http://www.scotland.police.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/archive/law-order/Police/PoliceServiceofScotland

http://www.fire.org.uk/fire-brigades.html

http://www.nifrs.org/areas-districts/

http://www.firescotland.gov.uk/your-area.aspx

http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/About_us/Regulation/Registering_charities_index.aspx

http://www.oscr.org.uk/

https://idea.org.uk/ http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/registerhomepage.aspx

http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/search_Auth.aspx

http://www.communities.gov.uk/newsroom/factsandfigures/housingplanning1/facts/socialhousing/?id=1822644

A complete list of permissible users is shown on the NEPO website below:

http://www.nepo.org/associate-membership/permissable-users

Organisations wishing to access the NEPO agreement will be required to register as a NEPO Associate Member in the first instance.

The Agreement is available to current and future members of The Procurement Partnership Limited club. A list of members of can be obtained from http://www.tppl.co.uk/about-us/our-members/.

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=316560663

GO Reference: GO-2018511-PRO-12400503.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Association of North East Councils Limited trading as the North East Procurement Organisation
Guildhall, Quayside
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 3AF
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

NEPO will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Framework Agreement is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award the Framework Agreement before it is executed / signed.

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘Regulations’) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where an agreement has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Framework Agreement has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the Framework Agreement ineffective.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/05/2018

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