Tree Health Pest and Disease Surveys Framework

Tree Health Pest and Disease Surveys Framework

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Services incidental to forestry.

2016/S 018-027909

 

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Forestry Commission
231 Corstorphine Road
EH12 7AT Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000676156
E-mail: katie.blain@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

Other: forestry

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Framework Agreement for: Tree Health Pest and Disease Surveys.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKK

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 000 000 GBP

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

Services incidental to forestry. We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://forestrycommission.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Edinburgh:-Services-incidental-to-forestry./U85G83BP35

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://forestrycommission.delta-esourcing.com/respond/U85G83BP35

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Greater London area within the M25

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Kent and east Sussex (and parts of Surrey and west Sussex)

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Berkshire, south Oxfordshire, majority of Hampshire, Surrey, west Sussex

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Dorset, Wiltshire, New Forest, Isle of Wight and south west Hampshire

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Somerset and majority of Devon

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Cornwall and west Devon

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, south Gloucestershire, north and north east Somerset, north west Oxfordshire and south west Warwickshire

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 8 Lot title: Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, south west Cambridgeshire and south Northamptonshire

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 9 Lot title: Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, and majority of Cambridgeshire

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 10 Lot title: Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, majority of Derbyshire, central and eastern Leicestershire and north Northamptonshire

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 11 Lot title: West Midlands, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Cheshire and west Leicestershire

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 12 Lot title: North Yorkshire and areas east of the Pennies, East Ridings of Yorkshire, north and north east Lincolnshire

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 13 Lot title: Lancashire and areas west of the Pennines

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 14 Lot title: Cumbria, Durham and Northumberland

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77230000

3)Quantity or scope
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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 22.2.2016

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

7.3.2016 – 13:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 15/01/2020.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

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.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://forestrycommission.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Edinburgh:-Services-incidental-to-forestry./U85G83BP35

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://forestrycommission.delta-esourcing.com/respond/U85G83BP35

GO Reference: GO-2016125-PRO-7628291.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Forestry Commission
231 Corstorphine Road
EH12 7AT Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000676156

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25.1.2016

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