Supply of Spring and Summer Bedding Plants and Hanging Baskets

Supply of Spring and Summer Bedding Plants and Hanging Baskets

The contractor shall be required to supply all seasonal bedding plants that will produce excellent floral displays throughout the seasons.

United Kingdom-Newcastle-under-Lyme: Bedding plants

2019/S 163-400052

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
Castle House, Barracks Road
Newcastle-under-Lyme
ST5 1BL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Darren Green
Telephone: +44 1782717717
E-mail: darren.green@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1782711032
NUTS code: UKG23

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0592

I.2)Information about 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: www.mytenders.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.mytenders.co.uk
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: www.mytenders.co.uk

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:

Supply of Spring and Summer Bedding Plants and Hanging Baskets

II.1.2)Main CPV code

03451100

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Supply of spring and summer bedding plants and hanging baskets

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 225 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

03451100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG23
Main site or place of performance:

The Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contractor shall be required to supply all seasonal bedding plants that will produce excellent floral displays throughout the seasons, and which will further enhance the reputation of Newcastle-under-Lyme — Historic Floral Town.

The contractor shall supply, up to 100 000 bedding plants each year to specific locations within the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, delivered over an 8 day working period as specified within the documents, the seasonal bedding plants required to produce the floral displays.

The work shall also include for the collection from the Council of the hanging baskets which are currently about 100 in number of various sizes (this number changes from year to year due to sponsorship requirement), making up, growing on and the delivery of these, to specific locations within the Borough.

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: 225 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 53
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As contained in the invitation to tender and supporting documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
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: 2019/S 104-252076

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

Date: 30/09/2019
Local time: 17:00
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: 01/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, Castle House, Barracks Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 1BL.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Business improvement manager.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contractor shall be required to supply all seasonal bedding plants that will produce excellent floral displays throughout the seasons, and which will further enhance the reputation of Newcastle-under-Lyme — Historic Floral Town. The Borough participates annually in the Britain in Bloom Competition, has 7 Green Flags and an award winning Crematorium grounds, plants must be to a quality and standard to further the Borough’s successes in these competitions.

The contractor shall supply, up to 100 000 bedding plants each year to specific locations within the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, delivered over an 8 day working period as specified within the documents, the seasonal bedding plants required to produce the floral displays.

The work shall also include for the collection from the Council of the hanging baskets which are currently about 100 in number of various sizes (this number changes from year to year due to sponsorship requirement), making up, growing on and the delivery of these, to specific locations within the Borough.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders website at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=217054

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(MT Ref:217054)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
Castle House, Barracks Road
Newcastle-under-Lyme
ST5 1BL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1782717717
Fax: +44 1782711032Internet address: http://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/
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:

21/08/2019

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