Term Contract for Environmental Maintenance 2014
1. Maintaining grass areas in adopted urban and rural locations. 2. Controlling weed growth in adopted areas. 3. Cleaning and jetting of the road drainage system. 4. Cutting or removing trees and hedges in urban and rural locations.
United Kingdom-Downpatrick: Environmental services
Section I: Contracting authority
Department for Regional Development
Procurement Branch, Rathkeltair House, Market Street
For the attention of: Stuart McKinstry
BT30 6AJ Downpatrick
General address of the contracting authority: www.drdni.gov.uk
Electronic access to information: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
NUTS code UKN0
Contract 1 Southern Division EMS1 [Banbridge, Craigavon and Armagh].
Contract 2 Western Division EMW1 [Cookstown, Dungannon and Magherafelt].
The scope of the Contracts shall require the Contractor to carry out a variety of environmental maintenance related works. Such Works may include but not be limited to the following, which are provided by way of examples:
1. Maintaining grass areas in adopted urban and rural locations.
2. Controlling weed growth in adopted areas.
3. Cleaning and jetting of the road drainage system.
4. Cutting or removing trees and hedges in urban and rural locations.
Many of the work activities to be carried out under the Contracts shall require the Contractor to employ and use skilled personnel and specialist equipment and resources associated with such work activities. Such work activities shall include but not be limited to the following, which are provided by way of examples:
1. Maintaining grass areas using tractor / mowers.
2. Maintaining grass areas using small motorised units / strimmers.
3. Cleaning of road and footpath gullies.
4. Jetting of drainage systems and inspection chambers.
5. Weed Control to adopted areas.
6. Emergency Responses (Grass Cutting / Gully Cleaning).
7. Traffic Management on Roads as defined in the Roads (NI) Order 1993.
8. Cut or remove trees and hedges and associated works.
EMS1 – 380,000 – 620,000.
EMW1 – 190,000 – 315,000.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 190 000 and 620 000 GBP
Description of these options: The terms of both contracts shall initially be 3 years and may be extended on any number of occasions up to a maximum of 6 years at the sole discretion of the Department. In the event that the Department is unable for any reason to award a new replacement contract the term may be extended for a further period or periods up to a maximum of 12 months.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to III.2.3.
Full details of the conditions for participation are included in the Instructions for Tendering and Quality Submission documents. Refer to VI.3 for additional information.
Section IV: Procedure
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Price. Weighting 70
2. Quality. Weighting 30
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Normally up to a 6 year period.
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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. The Instructions for Tendering, Tender Submission Package and Contract Documents will be available online through the eSourcingNI portal. 1. If you are not already registered on eSourcing NI you must register your company on the eSourcing NI portal which can be found at www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk – Follow the link to the eSourcing Portal – Click on the “Register” link and follow the instructions on the screen. 2. Express an Interest in the tender and responding to Tenders – Login to the portal with the username/password. You will now have access to the documents you need to express an interest, complete a PQQ and/or submit a tender for the opportunities listed. – If you require assistance or help to navigate the site please consult the online help, or contact the eSourcing help desk. The contact details can be found on the eSourcing NI opening web page at www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk The documents may be downloaded up to the closing date and time for the submission. The questionnaire must be completed by all applicants and returned using the online eSourcing NI portal to arrive not later than the time and date as stated in IV.3.4.
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GO Reference: GO-20131217-PRO-5339633
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:17.12.2013