Regent’s Park Irrigation System Maintenance Services

Regent’s Park Irrigation System Maintenance Services

The Royal Parks park management staff are responsible for planning and setting sports field irrigation programmes, assisted by the landscape maintenance contractor’s Head Groundsman.

United Kingdom-London: Repair and maintenance services

2016/S 187-335576

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Royal Parks
The Old Police House, Hyde Park
W2 2UH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 3000612000
Fax: +44 2072982005
NUTS code: UKI
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


The Regent’s Park irrigation system maintenance services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

TRP park management staff are responsible for planning and setting sports field irrigation programmes, assisted by the landscape maintenance contractor’s Head Groundsman. The contractor must have a hands-on understanding of the system controller for sports turf irrigation so as to be able to, if called upon, programme the controller.

At both the Smokehouse and Boathouse Caf├ęs there are hanging baskets to be irrigated using drip-feed systems from tap timers. These systems are installed each spring and removed each autumn in consultation with the Parks Management and Facility Provider.

TRP park management staff are responsible for planning and setting the borehole control panel, assisted by TRP wildlife officers. The irrigation contractor must develop a hands-on understanding of the system controller for the borehole supply of water across the park in order that the irrigation contractor could, if called upon, programme the controller.

There are a number of high quality fountains.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Royal Parks (TRP) is inviting tenders to provide maintenance services for the irrigation system at The Regent’s Park, London.

The contract will be for a period of 5 years commencing in March 2017 with a possible 2 years extension.

The Regent’s Park is located in Central London and occupies a total area of 160ha including land which is leased or in private ownership.

The park is owned by The Queen in the right of the Crown and managed by TRP. TRP was established in 1993 as an executive agency for what is now the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) with delegated powers to manage the eight Royal Parks.

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: 250 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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.1.1)Type of procedure

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

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

Date: 11/11/2016
Local time: 14:30
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Royal Parks
United Kingdom
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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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