Supply and Delivery of Bedding Plants

Supply and Delivery of Bedding Plants

The framework agreement will be split in to 7 lots: Lot 1 – Bedding Plants (including plugs and prepared), Lot 2 – Trees, Lot 3 – Shrubs including heathers, herbaceous Plants and Roses.

United Kingdom-Dundee: Bedding plants

2015/S 164-299754

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Tayside Procurement Consortium
Fairmuir Depot, Clepington Road
For the attention of: Yvonne Graham
DD8 3DZ Dundee
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1382834182
E-mail: yvonne.graham@dundeecity.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.taysideprocurement.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA12382

Electronic access to information: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Tayside Procurement Consortium
Fairmuir Depot, Clepington Road
For the attention of: Yvonne Graham
DD8 3DZ Dundee
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1382834182
E-mail: yvonne.graham@dundeecity.gov.uk
Internet address: http://www.taysideprocurement.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and 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)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Angus Council

Dundee City Council

Perth and Kinross Council

NHS Tayside

Dundee & Angus College

University of Dundee

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Supply and Delivery of Bedding Plants, Bulbs, Trees and Shrubs.

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Tayside.

NUTS code UKM21

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: 42

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

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

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 750 000 and 1 500 000 GBP

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

The Purchasers are responsible for maintaining open spaces within their organisation which includes the planting of Bedding Plants, Bulbs, Trees and Shrubs.
The framework agreement will be split in to 7 lots:
Lot 1 – Bedding Plants (including plugs and prepared),
Lot 2 – Trees,
Lot 3 – Shrubs including heathers, herbaceous Plants and Roses,
Lot 4 – Seeds,
Lot 5 – Bulbs,
Lot 6 – Christmas Trees,
Lot 7 – Hanging Baskets.
Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code 4161 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the drop-down. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03451100, 03452000, 42131300, 03111000, 03451200

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 750 000 and 1 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 4.1.2 The Purchaser shall have the option of extending the contract (either singly or in phases) for a further period (or periods) of up to 2 years after the expiry of the term. Where the option to extend is exercised, the Purchaser shall be entitled to terminate the Contract at any time during the extended period upon giving the Tenderer three months notice in writing of its intention to terminate the contract. The contract terms shall remain the same for the extended period as for the initial term.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 16.11.2015. Completion 15.11.2018

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Bedding Plants

1)Short description

Bedding Plants.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03451100

3)Quantity or scope

As detailed within tender.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Trees

1)Short description

Trees.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03452000

3)Quantity or scope

As detailed in tender.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Shrubs

1)Short description

Shrubs including Heathers, Herbaceous Plants and Roses.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03451300

3)Quantity or scope

As detailed in tender.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Seeds

1)Short description

Seeds.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03111000

3)Quantity or scope

As detailed in tender.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Bulbs

1)Short description

Bulbs.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03451200

3)Quantity or scope

As detailed in tender.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Christmas Trees

1)Short description

Christmas Trees.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42131300

3)Quantity or scope

As detailed in tender.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Hanging Baskets

1)Short description

Hanging Baskets.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03451100

3)Quantity or scope

As detailed in tender.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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:

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

If a consortium bid is awarded the contract, each member of the consortium must be a legal entity in its own right and each member will be jointly and severally liable for performance of the whole contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed within tender.
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

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:

TPC/BEDDING PLANTS/15/04

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 70-124168 of 10.4.2015

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: 11.9.2015

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

18.9.2015 – 12:00
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

Date: 18.9.2015 – 13:00

Place:

Fairmuir Depot, 365 Clepington Road, Dundee.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

This tender is being carried out electronically via the Public Tenders Scotland portal. Ref Project 4161.
(SC Ref:410879).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/1) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session. Any economic operator that it unsure of its rights here should seek suitable and independent legal advice immediately. The Scottish Courts Service (whose details are given below) can give more information on Scottish Courts and their locations but cannot give legal advice.

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

Scottish Courts Service
Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive
EH11 3XD Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: enquiries@scotcourts.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1312252595
Internet address: http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/index.asp
Fax: +44 1312406755

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21.8.2015

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